The University of Connecticut (UConn), one of the nation’s leading public research universities, seeks applications for the position of Head of Metadata & Discovery Services.
Under the general direction of the Associate University Librarian for Collections & Discovery, the Head of Metadata & Discovery Services envisions, leads, and actively participates in strategies to maintain, enhance, and positively transform the UConn Library’s systems for managing collections and powering discovery. This position is responsible for managing and supervising the Metadata & Discovery Services Unit and providing leadership for the metadata-focused work that occurs at the UConn Health and Law School libraries. Concurrently, the position deeply engages in the work of implementing, administering, and coordinating systems across the UConn Library, including the Library’s Alma library management system. Within this context, this position requires an advanced proficiency with current and emerging metadata standards, models, and applications, and draws on a deeply user-focused orientation and a working style that embraces collaboration in a complex and dynamic work environment.
A complete job description can be found at https://hcmprodweb.psoft.uconn.edu/psp/HRPRCGA/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=2016614&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1