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Arizona State University LibraryLocation: Tempe, AZ 85287 Document ID: AC335-3ZYF Posted on: 2018-08-2408/24/2018 Job Type: Regular
Will pay relocation expenses
Metadata Librarian for Specialized Collections
ASU Library seeks a highly motivated, collaborative and service-oriented Metadata Librarian for Specialized Collections to develop and manage the metadata program, providing descriptive metadata for physical and digital special collections and archival resources.
The Metadata Librarian for Specialized Collections will work under the direction of the Head of Acquisition and Metadata Services and in conjunction with administrators, librarians, curators, archivists and staff in specialized collections, setting priorities and policies for providing access to collections via ASU Library’s online discovery and access platforms, and working collaboratively with repository services and collections staff to coordinate metadata creation for digital collections. S/he will create and edit metadata for physical and digital special collections material, contribute to the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC), train and supervise cataloging staff, participate in the governance and general management of the unit, and maintain a high-level working knowledge of national and international theory and practice pertaining to librarianship, specifically specialized collections.
For complete position description, qualification requirements and application instructions please visit the ASU Library website at: http://lib.asu.edu/Employment/
Application deadline is September 7, 2018, if not filled, applications will be reviewed weekly
thereafter until the search is closed.
Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. A background check is required
ASU is a VEVRAA Federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and actively
seeks diversity among applicants and promotes a diverse workforce.