The University of North Carolina is looking for an Associate Professor / Metadata Librarian in Piedmont, NC. The post states, “Provides cataloging, original and copy, for manuscript collections, rare books, university archives, oral histories, local documents, analytics, and other special materials as needed.  Provides, maintains, and enhances metadata for digital materials. Provides leadership in developing new communications methods and workflow to handle questions related to original cataloging and authority work. Manipulates metadata to provide multiple access points for library resources. Develops and provides training to library staff regarding resource description and metadata management. Provides authority control and authority records as needed during the cataloging process. Resolves problems in areas related to expertise, both for support staff and in the online catalog and other discovery tools.”

Responsibilities also include: “Develops review methods for records of all Special Collections materials and assists in implementation of reviews. Oversees quality control for non-MARC metadata processes and projects as assigned. Maintains current knowledge of evolving cataloging and metadata standards and practices, like EAD and RDA, linked data, semantic web applications, ontologies, and RDF. Serves as resource for staff in other areas across the library in doing non-serial cataloging. Participates in professional activities and in library and university faculty governance.”

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