Metadata Librarian (Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA)

Pepperdine University Libraries in Malibu, CA seeks an enthusiastic and innovative Metadata Librarian to catalog and classify materials in all formats, create authority records, and provide leadership in technical services. This position reports to the Associate University Librarian for Information Resources, Collections, and Scholarly Communication.

: Performs original cataloging in all formats including special collections, electronic resources, and serials; classifies materials using various systems of classification; contributes authority records to a NACO Funnel Project; provides leadership in technical services by answering questions, training staff, and backing up acquisitions when necessary; writes procedures for departmental functions; oversees projects; and serves as government documents librarian.

Salary and Rank:  Commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a full-time, ranked librarian position with generous insurance benefits and employer-funded retirement options.

Qualifications: Required: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited institution; successful completion of an advanced-level cataloging course or equivalent; knowledge of current cataloging practices and standards including RDA, AACR2, LCRI, LCSH, Dublin Core, LC classification, Dewey classification, and MARC 21 bibliographic and holdings formats; experience with OCLC Connexion; experience with an integrated library system; excellent communication skills (both written and oral) ; the ability to work effectively with colleagues in a team environment; and excellent computer skills. Preferred: experience as a NACO participant; experience cataloging special collections; and a record of professional contributions.

To Apply: This position is available August 1, 2012 and will remain open until filled. Please apply at and attach a letter of application, a resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Pepperdine University is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable federal or state law.

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