Friday, September 23, 2011

Intellectual Access and Metadata Services Librarian

The Claude Moore Health Sciences Library at the University of Virginia seeks a dynamic individual to provide leadership to the library and its partners for information, data, and resource discovery through the application of metadata and intellectual access activities.  This is a full-time faculty appointment residing in the Collections & Library Services department and reporting to the Associate Director of Collections & Library Services.  

Requirements: Excellent interpersonal skills, strong commitments to service and teamwork, the ability to manage multiple priorities in a changing environment.  ALA-accredited Master’s in Library Science degree required.  Demonstrated knowledge of the following bibliographic control and metadata practices and standards: RDA, AACR, MARC21, XML, Dublin Core, MODS, METS, and controlled and uncontrolled vocabulary.   Demonstrated knowledge of scholarly communications issues, such as open access, institutional repositories, and author rights.

Preferred:  A minimum of 2 years post-MLS professional experience working in an academic technical services department.

To apply on-line visit:  Complete a Candidate Profile, attach a resume, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.  Search on Posting Number 0608665.  Salary will be commensurate with experience with a base of $45,000. This position will remain open until a candidate is chosen.  

Contact: Dan Wilson, Associate Director for Collections & Library Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia, PO Box 800722, Charlottesville, VA 22908.  Phone #: 434-924-0193 and email:  

The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer.

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