The University of North Texas Libraries Collection Management Division is looking for a transformative, collaborative, and engaging librarian to serve as the Head of the Cataloging and Metadata Services department. As part of the libraries strategic goals, the libraries are incorporating new formats, acquisitions methods, and cataloging structures all while exploring new technologies, crowdsourcing, and other methods to improve discovery of, and access to, research information for the UNT Community.
The Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services provides creative leadership, supervision, and project management for library activities within the Cataloging and Metadata Services department, and improves the overall discovery of information for students, faculty, staff, and the UNT community. This position steers decision-making within the library about general cataloging and classification practices, as well as standards, fields, and codes related to the Integrated Library System (ILS).
The Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services works closely with other divisions in the library. This position provides support on matters relating to the ILS in conjunction with the Resource Discovery Librarian. This librarian will also collaborate with the Digital Libraries Division to organize quality control for non-MARC metadata for digital collections, serve as a resource for resolving metadata problems, and coordinate metadata creation for digital objects with the Cataloging and Metadata Services department. This position also collaborates with Collection Development librarians to coordinate projects of mutual concern, such as establishing workflows for acquisitions, processing of electronic resource records, and harvesting data from the ILS.
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