The Alexander Campbell King Law Library at the University of Georgia School of Law is seeking applicants for a Metadata Services Librarian position to provide metadata and access management to support discoverability of resources and collections by local library users and the broader scholarly community.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Metadata Services Librarian:
Responsible for access to digital resources and collections, including identifying and resolving access issues related to resources
Perform original and complex copy cataloging and classification of materials in all formats and languages following national cataloging standards, including batch record loading
Responsible for developing and maintaining various platforms from which users access library resources, such as the integrated library system, discovery layers, resource sharing platforms, and institutional repository
Provide research and reference assistance
Participate in the management of the law library by actively contributing to the planning, evaluating and implementing best practices for library services, resources and technologies
Participate in professional, scholarly and service activities
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and a list of three references at http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/30285. Applications received by September 21, 2018 are assured of consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Initial interviews may be conducted by phone or video chat. Position available: October 15, 2018. For more information about the position, please contact the chair of the search committee, Wendy E. Moore, Associate Director for Collection Services, firstname.lastname@example.org
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: An ALA-accredited master's degree in librarianship or information science. Degree must be completed prior to candidate’s starting date of employment.
Experience with library management systems administration, reporting, and record creation functions
Experience with metadata, bibliographic data, cataloging standards, and quality control in a digital environment, including RDA, FRBR, MARC, Library of Congress Subject Headings, etc.
Familiarity with bibliographic utilities and editors, such as OCLC Connexion, MARC Edit, OpenRefine, etc.
Experience with integrated library systems, such as Innovative’s Sierra, ExLibris’ Alma, etc.
Experience with authentication services, such as with Innovative’s WAM, EZProxy, OpenAthens, etc.
Experience with institutional repositories, discovery layer platforms, and/or resource sharing platforms, such as bepress, EDS, Springshare, etc.
Knowledge of emerging trends and practices with metadata and library technical services
Reading knowledge of French, German, Spanish or other languages is desirable
Excellent organizational, project management, communication, and problem-solving skills
Strong service orientation and awareness of end-users needs as related to metadata and resource access
Enthusiasm for contributing to a collaborative work environment
Demonstrated ability to work independently and collegially
Enthusiasm for innovation and technological changes
Additional Salary Information: Standard benefits package includes life, health, and disability insurance; mandatory participation in the state or optional retirement system (TIAA/CREF, etc.); 21 days annual leave; and 12 paid holidays. More information at http://www.hr.uga.edu/benefits.
Internal Number: F0078P
About University of Georgia Law Library
The Alexander Campbell King Law Library has a rich, established collection of over 500,000 digital and print titles. We are dedicated to providing anytime/anywhere access to information, rich and expansive instructional offerings and strong support of law school faculty and administrative offices. The Law Library has a cooperative atmosphere and supports professional development. The University of Georgia is located in Athens, Georgia, considered one of the best college towns in the country.
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-ti...me staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. The Law Library is committed to diversity in its staff and encourages all qualified persons to apply. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (email@example.com). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.