Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Digital Collections Metadata Librarian

Company Name: University of Nevada, Las Vegas - UNLV
Position Title: Digital Collections Metadata Librarian
Location(s): Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 89154
Industry: Education / Teaching / Administration
Min Education: Master's Degree
Job Type: Full-Time

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries invites applications from dynamic individuals for the position of Digital Collections Metadata Librarian. This faculty position, reporting to the Digitization Projects Librarian, is responsible for providing leadership for metadata creation and management in the face of changing standards, user expectations, and tools. The incumbent will be expected to work collaboratively in the planning and implementation of metadata provision for digital resources; including the selection of metadata schema, data elements, thesauri, and development of crosswalks. The incumbent will lead the formulation and documentation of Libraries’ policies, procedures, and best practices for metadata use and will be responsible for training of metadata staff and the management of metadata workflows, including assisting with migration and/or harvesting of data between systems. As a tenure track library faculty member, the incumbent will be expected to work collaboratively to build partnerships within the Libraries; engage in scholarly activities; and provide service to the university, the community, and the profession in accordance with Libraries and University standards for promotion and tenure.

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