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Classification Title:
Asst./Assoc. Professor (library) / Metadata Librarian 
Working Title:
Asst./Assoc. Professor (library) / Metadata Librarian 
Campus:
UNC Charlotte 
Region:
Piedmont/Metropolitian 
Job Summary:
* Provides cataloging, original and copy, for manuscript collections, rare books, university archives, oral histories, local documents, analytics, and other special materials as needed. 
* Provides, maintains, and enhances metadata for digital materials. 
* Provides leadership in developing new communications methods and workflow to handle questions related to original cataloging and authority work. 
* Manipulates metadata to provide multiple access points for library resources. 
* Develops and provides training to library staff regarding resource description and metadata management. 
* Provides authority control and authority records as needed during the cataloging process. 
* Resolves problems in areas related to expertise, both for support staff and in the online catalog and other discovery tools. 
* Participates in the development, evaluation, and implementation of cataloging and metadata policies, standards, goals, procedures, and workflows. 
* Develops review methods for records of all Special Collections materials and assists in implementation of reviews 
* Oversees quality control for non-MARC metadata processes and projects as assigned. 
* Maintains current knowledge of evolving cataloging and metadata standards and practices, like EAD and RDA, linked data, semantic web applications, ontologies, and RDF. 
* Serves as resource for staff in other areas across the library in doing non-serial cataloging. 
* Participates in professional activities and in library and university faculty governance. 
* Supports and participates in other work of the department as assigned. 
* Possibly supervise students and up to two SPA staff. 
Minimum Qualifications:
* Master's degree from a school accredited by the American Library Association. 
* 2 years professional cataloging experience in original cataloging of multi-formats post Master's degree. 
* Experience creating, editing, and transforming MARC and/or non-MARC metadata. 
* Experience working in an automated library system (preferably Innovative Interfaces) and/or experience with a digital collections creation and management tool, such as CONTENTdm or DSpace. 
* Familiarity with authority control. 
Position Number:
8660 
Posting Date:
10-22-2012 
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Job Category:

Education

Career Level:

Mid Career (2+ years of experience)

Job Type:

Full Time/Permanent

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