Metadata Librarian for Specialized Collections
Arizona State University Library
Job Location: Arizona
Apply By: 07/24/2019
Date Created: 07-02-2019
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Ranked #1 for innovation three years in a row by U.S. News and World Report, Arizona State University has become the foundational model for a new paradigm for public higher education – committed to access, excellence and impact – and is now actively engaged in building a new library for the 21st century.
Serving as a critical gateway to ASU’s growing research and knowledge enterprise, ASU Library works to collaborate, educate and innovate across disciplines, communities and technologies, while leveraging key research and learning opportunities that are unique to ASU.
The ASU Library seeks a highly motivated, collaborative and service-oriented Metadata Librarian for Specialized Collections to develop and coordinate metadata initiatives for ASU Library’s special collections and archival resources, including rare books, photographic and manuscript collections, and digital objects.
Working under the direction of the Head of Acquisition and Metadata Services, the Metadata Librarian for Specialized Collections creates and edits metadata for physical and digital specialized collections and archival resources; develops priorities, policies and procedures in conjunction with archival, specialized collections, repository services and metadata staff; identifies and resolves metadata-related problems and issues; and creates, monitors and adjusts workflows as needed.
A center of energy, imagination and innovation, ASU Library is home to eight library facilities across four ASU campus locations – providing students and faculty access to millions of information resources, world-class collections, outstanding study spaces, advanced data centers, and a suite of makerspaces and creative services. More information about the library can be found at lib.asu.edu and lib.asu.edu/employment.
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