The University Library at the University of California, Santa Cruz seeks a skilled, innovative, and knowledgeable professional for the position of Metadata Librarian in the Technical Services Department. Reporting to the head of technical services, the metadata librarian works collaboratively to provide leadership and direction in metadata and metadata practices in cooperation with a wide range of stakeholders. The metadata librarian serves as the
library’s primary resource for non-MARC metadata design, structure, and standards. This new position will play a major role in the library’s efforts to develop and coordinate best practices in providing a holistic approach to metadata practices, working to ensure the interoperability and sustainability of metadata in bibliographic systems within the library as well as metadata
contributed to California Digital Library services and other external sources.
Professional librarians at UC are academic appointees. They are entitled to appropriate professional leave, two days per month of vacation leave, one day per month of sick leave, and a generous benefit program including an excellent retirement system. The University sponsors a variety of group health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans. More details regarding Library job opportunities can be found at: http://library.ucsc.edu/about/jobs/job-
opportunities and http://jobs.code4lib.org/job/9866/.
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CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin on September 26, 2013
To ensure full consideration, applications should be complete by this date. The position will remain open until filled, but not later than 1/3/2014.
RANK: Associate Librarian
SALARY: Appointment Salary Range, $49,464 -$54,444;commensurate with qualifications and experience.