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Job no: 493196
Work type Non-Tenure Track Faculty Full Time
|Position Title:||Metadata Initiatives Librarian|
|Job Description:||Do you have the desire and curiosity to creatively move cataloging to the next level? The Arthur Lakes Library of **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. invites applications for the position of Metadata Initiatives Librarian. To give you a brief overview of this opportunity, it is not just a standard cataloging job, but is open to working with your expertise and allowing you to explore and grow into new areas of interest.|
|Responsibilities:||The successful candidate will help the Mines Library enhance discovery and use of our rich collections and services. Duties will include: Develop and maintain local policies for, and participate in the creation of, original and complex copy-cataloging in multiple formats; evaluate and make recommendations concerning emerging metadata standards; oversee catalog maintenance activities, including metadata loads, record source management, and database quality control issues as they relate to bibliographic and item-level access to library resources; participate, plan, organize, and evaluate the library management system workflows (particularly as they relate to cataloging) to maximize efficiency and responsiveness to the needs of the other library departments and of library users; coordinate and manage OCLC services and authority control; and supervise and train students and staff member(s) working on cataloging and metadata quality control projects, copy cataloging, and database maintenance activities. S/he will remain informed about emerging issues, standards, and technologies regarding the library profession. S/he will serve on committees for the Library, the University, and other organizations, contribute to the profession, and engage in scholarship.|
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|Department Description:||The Arthur Lakes Library supports the information and educational needs of Mines, primarily in science and engineering, and provides technical information to the regional community. The Library is staffed by 10 faculty librarians and 11 paraprofessionals. More information can be found at ****|
|How to Apply:||Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a resume, cover letter addressing the position’s required and preferred qualifications and a copy of unofficial transcripts (required). Incomplete application packages will not be accepted.|
|Compensation:||Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit: ****|
|Background Investigation Required:||Yes|