The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will focus on original and complex cataloging and metadata projects that enhance the discovery of library and university collections. The position will focus primarily on materials that require original cataloging and the special collections of F.D. Bluford Library.
Primary responsibilities include: Reporting to the Head, Bibliographic, Metadata and Discovery Services the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will work collaboratively to develop, manage, and implement metadata and cataloging projects using standards that optimize discoverability. This position will offer expertise in cataloging standards and best practices for discoverability of materials through new initiatives such as linked data, RDF, BibFrame, and metadata schema such as Dublin Core.
Serve as a subject liaison to one of the university’s Colleges. As a liaison, the librarian works collaboratively with library faculty to develop and provide information resources, information literacy instruction, and research expertise to faculty and students.
This is a tenure-track academic appointment carrying faculty status and responsibilities including research, publication and service to meet both the Library’s and the University’s requirements for tenure and promotion.