Tanggal diterima info: 19 April 2012
Sumber berita: code4lib jobs
Pemberi info: jobs [AT] code4lib.org
Georgetown University Library is seeking a dynamic, forward-thinking, innovative, energetic and team oriented person to serve as Head of the Metadata Services Unit within the Technical ServicesDepartment.
The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for providing innovative leadership, vision, planning, and supervision for cataloging and metadata services. The incumbent will set priorities; allocate resources; develop plans, policies and practices within the unit/department; supervise operationsfor original and copy cataloging of print, multi-media resources, special collections/rare books,electronic monographs, serials, and databases using MARC or other metadata formats; oversee physical processing functions; provide leadership for knowledgeable staff in an environment of anticipated create a positive work environment; deliver digital initiatives support; monitor the national and international trends in metadata creation and direct on-going review and revision of library-widemetadata/cataloging policies and procedures; serve as the resource person to all Library staff answering inquiries and providing interpretations on existing and emerging metadata standards and rules; collaborate and work with other library units to create metadata for digital and special collections; oversee the Library’s participation in cooperative metadata endeavors such as NACO; serve as amember of the Technical Services Department’s Management Team; serve on library and university wide committees and task forces and initiatives as required. This position reports directly to the Head of Technical Services. Directly reporting to this position are 2 catalogers and 1 Receiving/Copy Cataloging Supervisor, 4 indirect reports and 1-3
student(s). Additional indirect reporting may also include staff that performs metadata creation work within other departments, copy cataloging, and physical processing. Work is performed according to priorities set by the Department Head and within guidelines and procedures established for the Department.
The candidate must have an ALA-accredited MLS degree, at least 2 years progressively increasing supervisory/management/leadership experience, along with demonstrated knowledge and experience with provision of metadata/cataloging services, including those related to digital initiatives within anacademic or research library setting. The candidate must
demonstrate excellent verbal and written skills. Experience working with metadata creation for institutional repositories is highly
preferred. Working knowledge of MARC21 and non-MARC metadata schema including but not limited to metadata formats, such
as Dublin Core, EAD, METS, MODS, OAI, and XML required. Familiarity with data interchangestandards (e.g., OAI-PMH); knowledge of the semantic web and linked data; experience with digitalcontent management systems such as DSpace and
ContentDM; knowledge of current standards such asAACR2, LCSH, LC Classification, NACO and forthcoming changes with FRBR, RDA and MARC; andemerging technologies in cataloging services, including those related to digital libraries and specialcollections is highly preferred.
Salary commensurate with experience. Comprehensive benefits packageincluding 21 days paid leave per year; medical; TIAA/CREF; tuition assistance. This is a 12-month, Academic/Administrative Professional (AAP) appointment. Apply online at
www.library.georgetown.edu/employment.Review of applications begins immediately and continues until filled. Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.