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Digital Metadata Librarian

Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library

Job Title: Digital Metadata Librarian
Job Location: Provo , UT
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Library administration, librarian
Date Posted: 2021-02-03
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Job Title:  Digital Metadata Librarian

Job Category:  CFS Professional position

Desired start date:  08/01/2021

Posting close date:  03/10/2021

 

Duties/Expectations:

  • Creates, updates, remediates, transforms, imports, and exports metadata for digital objects and collections residing in various library systems and metadata repositories
  • Coordinates aggregation of digital content and metadata, including digital object metadata and descriptive records
  • Maintains and updates metadata application profiles
  • Creates metadata ingest templates
  • Performs quality control and quality assessment of metadata describing digital objects
  • Presents research or innovative/unique information at conferences, workshops, seminars, and/or other professional/scholarly meetings

 

 

Job Requirements

Required Degree:  

  • Master’s in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Digital metadata emphasis in graduate school or three years of experience working in digital metadata and digital collections is preferred

Experience:

  • Ability to research, edit, evaluate, upgrade, and manipulate the content of library systems and databases
  • Knowledge of protocols and methods for digital metadata aggregation, including the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) and application protocol interfaces
  • Demonstrated understanding of emerging developments within the national metadata environment and within librarianship in general
  • Familiarity with linked-data concepts and practices

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