Metadata Strategist, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities


The University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Campus Libraries seek a creative, enthusiastic, highly collaborative professional for the position of Metadata Strategist. Reporting to the Director of Technical Services, the Metadata Strategist provides leadership and guidance in the planning, development, creation, and implementation of metadata standards and best practices in the Libraries and serves as a resource to the University community in the area of metadata creation and best practices.

Required qualifications include MLS or equivalent combination of advanced degree and relevant experience; demonstrated knowledge of and experience with a range of software applications supporting the development of digital libraries using current and evolving metadata standards and schema and associated technologies; working knowledge of cataloging rules, standards, and tools; a minimum of 3 years of professional experience working with metadata in a digital library environment in an academic or special library; and a demonstrated history of professional activities, including research and activity in professional organizations.

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