The Metadata Cataloger is responsible for creating, editing, analyzing, verifying, and configuring MARC and non-MARC metadata through the application of national descriptive standards for cultural heritage assets and Special Collections and University Archives policies and procedures. Working closely with other metadata and archives staff in the unit, the position provides enhanced access to analog and digital materials in Atkins Library’s catalog and digital repositories.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Graduation from a four-year college or university; or high school and four years of library experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and at least one year of cataloging and/or metadata experience, preferably in an academic library setting.
Experience using an integrated library system or library services platform.
Familiarity with the MARC format and OCLC Connexion.
Ability to perform finely detailed work with a high level of accuracy.
Strong analytical, organizational, and writing skills.
Comfort with developing expertise in new technologies and systems.
Ability to interpret and apply rules and standards to resolve complex cataloging and metadata issues.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.