The University of Wyoming Libraries seek applicants for a Discovery & Metadata Librarian position. This position provides leadership to ensure access to materials acquired by the Libraries and a streamlined discovery experience for users.
Develop and assess efficient workflows for the enhancement of library discovery service.
Coordinate ILS data exports for system synchronization between multiple discovery systems, accreditation, reporting, statistics, and as requested. Work with Library IT on automation of processes where possible.
Monitor trends and best practices in resource description formats and linked data.
Coordinate database maintenance projects both bulk and manual.
Bulk data editing, profiling, loading and post-load editing of MARC records to our Sierra system. Configuration and documentation of editing and loading practices.
Train appropriate personnel, chiefly cataloging staff, to participate in projects.
Coordinate with Electronic Resources Librarian on record acquisition.
Work with outsourced cataloging vendors on configurations, changes, and questions referred by cataloging staff.
UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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ALA-accredited MLS, MLIS, or equivalent
Minimum of one year of professional experience in cataloging and record manipulation
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with librarians and staff from multiple library units and to work as a team
Experience with MARC, RDA, LCC, OCLC, and an integrated library system
Knowledge of MARCEdit for manipulation of MARC records
Minimum of three years of professional experience in cataloging and catalog record manipulation.
Knowledge of an additional MARC data manipulation tools, such as OpenRefine, PyMARC, etc.
Knowledge of linked data
Project management experience
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references.