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Digital Support Metadata Specialist

  • Post Date:January 17, 2020
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  • Offered Salary 30,000 - 40,000
Job Description

The University of Florida’s, George A.Smathers Libraries seek a highly detail oriented individual with analyticalskills to fill the Digital Support Metadata Specialist position in DigitalSupport Services Department. The Digital Support Metadata Specialist isresponsible for creating and improving metadata descriptions for the Libraries’digital collections. This position requires the individual to workindependently while following clear procedures and with the creative ability toapply and adapt procedures to new situations. The primary responsibilities ofthe Metadata Specialist are metadata creation and review, in both the MARCrecord environment and via spreadsheets, for digital projects coming primarilyfrom the Smathers Libraries and including cooperative projects with partnerdepartments and institutions.  TheMetadata Specialist will sometimes provide custom assistance and advice withcross walking and normalizing metadata to allow for correct spreadsheet ingestsfor special projects. This position relies heavily on the incumbent’s abilityto determine, define, and prioritize work responsibilities and make independentdecisions. 


The search willremain open until January 28, 2020, and applications will be reviewed asreceived. For a full description of the position and instructions on how toapply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries staff recruitmentwebpage at


The Universityof Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to thediversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people,including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especiallyencouraged to apply.


Address inquiriesto Tina M. Litchfield, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: [email protected].