|Job Title:||METADATA LIBRARIAN||<!– –>|
|Location:||United States, Georgia, Atlanta|
Emory University Libraries
OPEN AS OF 2/4/09
The Emory University Libraries invites applications for a new Metadata Librarian position to serve on a newly created Metadata Services Team. Metadata Services forms part of Technical Services within the Content Division, which also includes Preservation, Digitization Services, and Storage. The Content Division, and specifically Metadata Services, complements key initiatives for developing digital content in special collections, Digital Programs/Institute for Digital Scholarship, and Repository Services. The libraries are currently in the developmental stages of building a repository infrastructure to manage digital content and metadata, and are continually developing services and technologies that share and allow use of digital content through a system such as ExLibris’ Primo.
Salary and Benefits: Salary and librarian rank based on qualifications and experience; beginning salary is $41,500. Comprehensive benefits package, including tuition benefits. Several retirement plan options, including TIAA/CREF. Generous support for moving expenses.
Dianne M. Smith, Library Human Resources Officer
via email to Kerri-Ann Ferguson at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Applications may be faxed to 404/727-0805.
Application review begins October 1, 2008 and continues until the position is successfully filled.
Environment: One of the nation’s leading research universities, Emory excels in scholarly production of faculty, strength of new faculty and administrative appointments, volume of sponsored research, academic achievement of entering students, racial and gender diversity of the faculty and students, endowment support, and national reputation of both the university and healthcare. The Libraries of Emory University include the General Libraries and Libraries for health sciences, law, theology, business and Oxford College. Holdings of the Emory Libraries total approximately 3.1 million volumes and 15,000 linear feet of manuscripts and archives. The libraries offer access to over 40,000 electronic information resources. The Woodruff Library’s Center for Library and Information Resources provides an integrated service environment that brings together technology and media specialists with librarians in a facility that includes an information commons, electronic classrooms, a distance learning classroom, the Center for Interactive Teaching, a state-of-the-art language lab and classrooms, the high-tech Goizueta Business Library, the new Heilbrun Music and Media Library, the Electronic Services Data Center, group study rooms, and comfortable study space with data connections as well as wireless access throughout the building. The Emory Libraries are members of the Association of Research Libraries, OCLC, the Research Libraries Group, the Center for Research Libraries, the Coalition for Networked Information, and the Digital Library Federation (for more information about the libraries visit http://web.library.emory.edu ).
Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages women and minority candidates.