Posts Tagged ‘Metadata Librarian’

Semantic Web Jobs: Chemical Heritage Foundation

chfThe Chemical Heritage Foundation is looking for a Digital Projects and Metadata Librarian in Philadelphia, PA. According to the post, “The Chemical Heritage Foundation is recruiting for the newly created position of Digital Projects and Metadata Librarian. The Digital Projects and Metadata Librarian will collaborate with CHF’s digital library team and other departments across the institution to improve existing metadata and imaging standards.  As the in-house metadata expert, the Digital Projects and Metadata Librarian will create and implement standards for CHF, and train staff on controlled vocabularies and best practices.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: University of Maryland


The University of Maryland Libraries is looking for a Metadata Librarian in Baltimore, MD. The post states, “Under the direction of the Head of Metadata Services, the Metadata Librarian implements, and supports metadata strategies associated with digital initiatives and projects. The incumbent may lead projects or serve as a member of a project team, providing metadata expertise. The Metadata Librarian collaborates with colleagues in Digital Systems and Stewardship and Special Collections and University Archives to evaluate the effectiveness of metadata for resource discovery and access. The incumbent recommends metadata schemas and develops workflows for metadata creation for collections to be digitized. Designs and provides documentation, training and consultation on creation and application of metadata to faculty and staff within Metadata Services and throughout the UMD Libraries.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: Stanford University

Stanford is looking for an E-Resources Metadata Librarian in Palo Alto, CA. According to the post, “This position has primary responsibility for loading vendor-supplied records for electronic resources into the library’s SirsiDynix Symphony system. The incumbent will manage all aspects of this workflow, including detailed data analysis of record packages and documenting findings and solutions, data massaging through automated processes to ensure that incoming records conform to local and national standards, and the tracking of updates to ensure that new e-resources are accessible through the library’s discovery system with minimal delay. Roughly 25% time will be devoted to the role of ‘discovery analyst’ in support of Searchworks, the library’s discovery system.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: University of North Carolina

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.” Read more