Job Posting: Metadata Librarian at University of Miami
Gowing, Cheryl A. <cgowing <at> MIAMI.EDU>
2012-03-02 16:20:42 GMT
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The University of Miami Libraries seeks a creative, enthusiastic professional for the position of
Metadata Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Cataloging & Metadata Services, the Metadata Librarian
will work collaboratively with the other Metadata Librarian and colleagues in CMS, Digital Scholarship
& Programs, and special collections to support the discovery of and access to the Libraries' digital
content through metadata creation, analysis, enrichment, and maintenance according to local and
national cataloging and metadata standards. The incumbent will also coordinate quality control
projects for non-MARC metadata from digital collections.
UNIVERSITY: The University of Miami is one of the nation's leading research universities in a community of
extraordinary diversity and international vitality. The University is privately supported,
non-sectarian institution, located in Coral Gables, Florida, on a 260-acre subtropical campus. The
University comprises 11 degree granting schools and colleges, including Architecture, Arts and
Sciences, Business Administration, Communication, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Music,
Nursing, and Marine and Atmospheric Science (www.miami.edu<http://www.miami.edu>).
THE LIBRARY: The University of Miami Libraries
(www.library.miami.edu<http://www.library.miami.edu>) rank among the top 50 research libraries in
North America with a collection of over 3.3 million volumes and 76,869 current serials titles, including
72,942 electronic journals. The Otto G. Richter Library lies in the center of the Coral Gables campus and
serves as the central library for the University. Other University of Miami libraries include the Paul
Buisson Architecture Library, the Judi Prokop Newman Business Information Resource Center, the Marta &
Austin Weeks Music Library, and the Marine and Atmospheric Science Library. The University also has
independent medical and law libraries. The Libraries provide support and services for approximately
10,370 undergraduates, 5,259 graduate students, and 13,058 full and part time faculty and staff.
Excluding the independent libraries, the University Libraries employ 56 professional and 90 support
staff and are a member of ARL, ASERL, CLIR, NERL, RLG, and Lyrasis.
POSITION: Reporting to Head of Cataloging & Metadata Services, the Metadata Librarian works