The Metadata and Collections Librarian plays an active role in the ongoing work of the Technical Services team and is responsible for cataloging material in all formats including digital resources and special collections material. This position will work closely with colleagues to evaluate and document policies, procedures and workflows for cataloging, database maintenance and non-MARC metadata creation within the library. In addition to metadata creation and maintenance, this position will participate in the selection of print and digital material for Watson library, and serves as the point person for the management of the Robert Lehman Library. This librarian will participate in additional library initiatives including reference, digitization, instruction, social media, and assessment.
BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM OF ART
Status: Full time
The Birmingham Museum of Art seeks an experienced Librarian, who will be responsible for all aspects of the Library’s management. The Clarence B. Hanson, Jr. holds more than 35,000 titles and is among the most comprehensive art research libraries in the Southeastern United States. The Library holds a broad range of research materials including general art reference works, auction catalogues, artist files, periodicals, indexes, exhibition catalogs, and databases.
The Birmingham Museum of Art has a collection of more than 26,000 objects within six collecting areas: Africa and the Americas, American Art, Asian Art, European Art, European Decorative Arts, and Modern and Contemporary Art. The BMA provides inspirational cultural and educational art experiences to diverse communities while constantly evolving and enhancing our visitors’ interactions with our Museum and interests in the visual arts.
For more information and to apply on line go to http://www.artsbma.org/opportunities/librarian/
Review of applications will be ongoing until the position is filled.
The Birmingham Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.