The Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library provides library services and educational support to the students, staff, and faculty of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Milken Institute School of Public Health, and the School of Nursing. Applications are welcomed for a Metadata and Scholarly Publishing Librarian to join the library operations team. Responsibilities include managing all cataloging and organization of the current collections and content of the library and the institutional repository. The minimum salary for this full-time position is $54,500. The University also provides a generous benefits package. For a complete position description, go to http://himmelfarb.gwu.edu/about/jobs.cfm.
Masters in Library or Information Science (MLS) from an ALA-accredited school;
Experience developing and/or managing an institutional repository system, including developing policies, service models, and strategies for securing appropriate content;
3 years of experience cataloging in all formats using an integrated library system and OCLC Connexion;
Working knowledge of MARC21 bibliographic and authority formats; LC classification schedules; use, interpretation, and application of LC subject headings (LCSH) and/or NLM subject headings (MeSH); and
Working knowledge of metadata standards and schema used to describe and manage digital collections.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
To be considered, applicants should complete an online faculty application and upload a letter of interest and a current CV. Review of applications will begin on 9/14/18 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.
Internal Number: 55149
About George Washington University
GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. The university has more than 20,000 students from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy.