The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will focus on original and complex cataloging and metadata projects that enhance the discovery of library and university collections. The position will focus primarily on materials that require original cataloging and the special collections of F.D. Bluford Library.
Primary responsibilities include: Reporting to the Head, Bibliographic, Metadata and Discovery Services the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian will work collaboratively to develop, manage, and implement metadata and cataloging projects using standards that optimize discoverability. This position will offer expertise in cataloging standards and best practices for discoverability of materials through new initiatives such as linked data, RDF, BibFrame, and metadata schema such as Dublin Core.
Serve as a subject liaison to one of the university's Colleges. As a liaison, the librarian works collaboratively with library faculty to develop and provide information resources, information literacy instruction, and research expertise to faculty and students.
This is a tenure-track academic appointment carrying faculty status and responsibilities including research, publication and service to meet both the Library's and the University's requirements for tenure and promotion.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The mission of Bluford Library is to support and advance teaching, learning and research at N.C. A&T through user-focused services, technologies, and physical and virtual learning spaces. We ensure individuals have access to globally trusted information resources that equip them with the knowledge to provide solutions to society's challenges.
The library serves over 12,000 students, over 650 faculty, and the residents of the Piedmont Triad region. Open 24-hours a day, library users have access to over a million print and electronic resources, technology-enhanced group study rooms, over 200 computer workstations, wireless access throughout the building, mobile Internet devices, and archives that document the history of the University and the region.
Internal job number: 003626
Required Qualifications: -Master of Library and Information Studies from an ALA-accredited institution program. -Experience with cataloging archives and special collections materials. -Awareness/familiarity with existing and emerging metadata standards and schemes, such as RDF, XML, Dublin Core, linked data, and BIBFRAME. -Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work successfully in a team-oriented environment.
Preferred Qualifications: -Experience cataloging manuscripts, archives, or other special collections materials. -Experience creating, reviewing and editing of metadata for digital collections. -Awareness/familiarity with existing and emerging metadata standards and schemes, such as RDF, XML, Dublin Core, linked data, and BIBFRAME. -Experience with research and practice in the field of Education.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!