LSU Health Sciences Center – Shreveport seeks a Head of Metadata and Digitization. Responsibilities include using knowledge of classification systems, subject thesauri, and cataloging rules to catalog print and electronic materials in the library. The person in this position establishes policies and procedures for the section, sets priorities and workflow for the section, supervises 2 FTE, and establishes bibliographic control for all library materials. Additionally, this person is responsible for development and maintenance of the LSUHSC-S Archives as well as the History of Medicine Collection, including content development of the library’s web pages associated with historical collections. The incumbent also establishes procedures and workflows for digital initiatives of the library. Other duties include creating original exhibits and securing traveling exhibits. Duties associated with the archives include creation of finding aids, organizing the materials, coordinating donor relations, and selecting materials appropriate for scanning into digital collections which can be accessed online. The person in this position must provide statistical information for various required reports and for holdings information.
For more information about the position and application procedures, visit http://www.lsuhscshreveport.edu/HumanResources/Jobs/1867.aspx.