The University of Virginia Library seeks a Metadata Librarian to accelerate and creatively expand access to scholarly and library-managed resources. We are looking for creative individuals who are excited by the prospect of working in an organization that embraces respect, integrity, inclusion, innovation and collaboration in our work within the University, with peer institutions, and with the worldwide community. Known for the strength and variety of its collections and leadership in digital initiatives, a staff of 220 manage 11 libraries that serve a vibrant and diverse scholarly community of 15,000 undergraduates, 6,000 graduate students, and 2,000 teaching and research faculty, and visitors from the public and other institutions.
The University of Virginia Library supports the University’s teaching, learning, and research initiatives by collecting, curating, and providing access to millions of resources in numerous languages and formats. The person in this position participates in that mission by working within the Library and the University to ensure appropriate and timely access to materials. Reporting to the Manager of the Metadata Analysis and Design unit, the Metadata Librarian will be responsible for creating and maintaining policies for metadata application, analyzing projects and workflows, positioning the Library to actively participate in linked data initiatives, and engage in creative thinking to imagine new possibilities for metadata management and content discovery. The employee in this position is expected to be current with the community of practice for metadata and discovery, as well as stay abreast of developments within the broader field of metadata librarianship.
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