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Cataloging and Metadata Librarian

Posted by: Augusta University

Posted date: 2017-Jul-25

Location: Augusta University, University Libraries, Reese Library, Summerville Campus

The successful candidate will accomplish the following:
Coordinate cataloging and metadata processes for the University Libraries integrated library system.
Plan and develop policies regarding the Libraries integrated library system.
Ensure that Libraries acquisitions are discoverable to Libraries users in a timely fashion.
Maintain quality control and maintenance of records, authority control, and access points for records and collections within the integrated library system.
Serve as a liaison librarian to one or more academic units, and provide library instruction sessions.
Advance the Libraries position in the university and the academic community by working with peers and national cataloging and technical services librarians.
Supervise one full time library staff member.
Intra-Institutional Responsibilities:
The Cataloging Librarian will serve as liaison librarian to one or more academic units and will serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member.
Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:
The Cataloging Librarian is expected to be active professionally in local, regional, and national associations and will contribute to the professional literature.
Job Title Cataloging and Metadata Librarian
Start Date
Library/Institution Name Augusta University, University Libraries, Reese Library, Summerville Campus
Salary $41,000-45,000
Certification Required? No
City Augusta
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Academic
Qualifications Minimum Requirements
American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Masters degree in library science.
Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team-based environment.
Ability to manage and meet deadlines.
Ability to work collaboratively in an academic community.
Ability to generate and analyze statistical reports.

Preferred Requirements
Prior experience with metadata, cataloging standards, and quality control in a digital environment, including RDA, EAD, FRBR.
Demonstrated commitment to professional development through scholarly research relevant to areas of responsibility including publications, presentations, and participation and leadership in professional associations.
Application Instructions To be considered an applicant for this position you must apply online at
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Interest, Professional References, etc., as one document.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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Special Notes Position# 10739 | Job ID: 13031

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