- • Develop, implement, document, evaluate, and routinize automated electronic-resource processing workflows.
- • Analyze, design, and implement scripts and methods for electronic-resource metadata processing, transformation, and ingest.
- • Collaborate with colleagues to optimize integrated workflows.
- • In consultation with KARMS department heads and supervisors, lead the development and implementation of a coordinated metadata strategy for NYU Libraries' electronic resources that includes managing catalog record supply chains, multiple processing streams, and knowledge base management activities.
- • Monitor, evaluate and maintain technical services specifications with service providers.
- • Coordinate the distribution of e-resource workflows for metadata management and routine troubleshooting to Resource Management staff.
- • Assist with the preparation of management reports and the provision of statistical and budget analyses related to electronic resources.
- • Participate in electronic resource use studies conducted by NYU Libraries.
Required Education & Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in computer science, information science, library science, or related field.
- Minimum of three years related experience or combination of education and experience; demonstrated experience in developing and implementing complex workflows; experience performing data analysis on a variety of data formats; experience writing scripts in common scripting languages such as Perl, PHP, bash, Python, or Ruby; experience with XML and XSLT; experience working in Linux/Unix server environments.
- Knowledge of database architecture and SQL; excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills; excellent planning and organizational skills; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and establish appropriate priorities; ability to work productively on cross departmental teams. Demonstrated ability to document workflows and teach others.
Preferred Education & Experience:
- Experience working with electronic resource metadata enabling discovery and access in an academic or research library; experience with one or more of the suite of Ex Libris products (Primo, Aleph, Metalib, SFX); in-depth experience with library discovery and access systems, particularly those related to e-resource access such as OpenURL resolution systems.
- Knowledge of metadata standards, including MARC and Dublin Core; knowledge of library technology protocols such as OAI-PMH, Z39.5-, and SRU/W; experience with Lucene/Solr.
Application and resume must include a cover letter that reflects how your experience fits the position description.
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