[IUG] Position Announcement - Marshall Univ.

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Information Discovery and Metadata Librarian

Marshall University Libraries seek a service-oriented and accomplished professional cataloging librarian with strong communication skills to be the lead in developing and managing traditional and non-traditional bibliographic access and control processes that support the collections and services in the Libraries. This redefined position has an opportunity to play a strategic role in the harmonization of non-standard metadata for a variety of collections housed within the library system and campus community.

This position is responsible for generating traditional original/copy cataloging and metadata to enable cross-collection searching for print and digital collections. We desire to employ an individual who can perform original cataloging in all bibliographic formats and who also possesses the leadership and communication skills to coordinate a University-wide digital content management program.

Qualifications: Excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to prioritize, plan, coordinate and implement multiple projects; ability to write and carry-out policies and procedures; prior successful supervisory experience and willingness to participate in information literacy services. Candidate must possess ability to work in teams with all facets of university community and general public, willingness to participate in campus retention programs, broad knowledge of the field of librarianship, strong commitment to enriching access to information, and potential to meet established library criteria for promotion and retention.

Required: ALA accredited Masters in Library Science, three to five years of experience cataloging in a variety of formats, knowledge of current and emerging national cataloging standards (e.g., AACR2r, MARC21, Library of Congress Classification, LSCH, RDA, FAST, FRBR) and familiarity with metadata standards and practices (e.g., Dublin Core, TEI, Onix, OAI-PMH).

Position is open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Librarians are 12 month, non-tenure, librarian-track employees with faculty rank, competitive benefits, (TIAA/CREF), 24 days accrued annual leave. Marshall University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Send letter of application, resume, and letters from three professional references (include names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses) to: Dr. Monica Brooks, Associate Dean, Marshall University, 1 John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755-2060, fax: 304-696-3229. Questions, please contact Dr. Brooks at 304-696-6613 or brooks at marshall dot edu dot For more information about Marshall University and the Libraries: http://www.marshall.edu/

Monica García Brooks, Ed.D.
Associate Dean of Libraries/Public Library Technology Program Coordinator
Professor/Librarian IV, Marshall University Libraries, One John Marshall Drive, Huntington, West Virginia 25755-2060/Office: 304.696.6613 Fax: 304.696.3229 Cell: 304.360.4281 Email: brooks at marshall dot edu Webpage: http://users.marshall.edu/~brooks/

Jingping Zhang

Assistant Dean of Library Technology/Associate Professor

Marshall University Libraries

304-696-2326 (O) 304-634-0110 (cell)

304-696-5858 (fax)

zhangj at marshall dot edu