West Virginia University Libraries are seeking applications and nominations for an innovative, collaborative, and tech-savvy Metadata and Cataloging Librarian to engage in metadata creation and cataloging for WVU Libraries' physical and digital resources. The Metadata and Cataloging Librarian will also serve as a resource both within and outside the Knowledge Access & Resource Management department for questions concerning metadata creation, cataloging, and
local cataloging processes and workflows. The Metadata and Cataloging Librarian will also participate in the development and management of metadata projects both physical and digital.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.