Monday, September 16, 2013

Metadata Librarian

The University Library at the University of California, Santa Cruz seeks a skilled, innovative, and knowledgeable professional for the position of Metadata Librarian in the Technical Services Department. Reporting to the head of technical services, the metadata librarian works collaboratively to provide leadership and direction in metadata and metadata practices in cooperation with a wide range of stakeholders. The metadata librarian serves as the library’s primary resource for non-MARC metadata design, structure, and standards. This new position will play a major role in the library’s efforts to develop and coordinate best practices in providing a holistic approach to metadata practices, working to ensure the interoperability and sustainability of metadata in bibliographic systems within the library as well as metadata contributed to California Digital Library services and other external sources.

RANK: Associate Librarian

TO APPLY: Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system, and must include a letter of application which addresses how you meet the basic qualifications for this position, résumé, and names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references who can be contacted.* Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

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Refer to Position #JPF00060-14T in all correspondence.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service, career center), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on September 26, 2013 To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 1/3/2014.

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The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, committed to excellence through diversity. We strive to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.

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