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Metadata Librarian II

  • Post Date:September 19, 2019
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  • Offered Salary 40,000 - 60,000
    Employer Name Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
110 8th Street, Troy, NY, USA
Job Description

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, NY was founded in 1824, and is America’s first technological research institute. For nearly 200 years, Rensselaer has been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world. Rensselaer serves over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49 states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024, Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21st century and beyond.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is Seeking: Metadata Librarian II

The Metadata Librarian II integrates new technologies and new approaches to the delivery of information into library operations. Provides initiative and support for the Rensselaer Libraries’ digital asset management system and digital projects. Contributes specialized knowledge and support in the analysis, planning, development and deployment of tools to search,manipulate and preserve information. Collaborates with colleagues to generate and support ideas for library collections, and to plan for, develop and implement an expanding infrastructure for digital library projects. Advises Library colleagues on best practices/guidelines related to metadata.Contributes to and supports an in-house expertise of metadata. Supports existing administrative processes for the maintenance of library information discovery and access tools, while contributing to exploration of new ones.  Apply Today! – Please see posting for full details related to the opportunity.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidate must have a Master’sdegree in library science (MLS) or equivalent,from an ALA accreditedlibrary sciences program with Two (2) years of relevant experience toinclude:  Cataloging classification experience or training incataloging/metadata with demonstrated knowledge of OCLCMARC formats,Dublin Core, and other metadata schema. Candidate must demonstrate experience with digital asset management andlinking software.  Seeking anindividual that has familiarity with established and emerging national andinternational standards relating to metadata and classification.  Individual must have familiarity with thebasics of ingesting staff-generated or systems-generated metadata,troubleshooting content and display issues, and creating workflows anddocumentation as well as past experience with XML and HTML

Total Compensation Program:

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute cares about your health and well-being, and we are dedicated to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to you and your family. Rensselaer’s Total Compensation Program continues to be instrumental in ensuring stable employment and stable pay growth for our faculty and staff, and our benefits program accounts for a significant portion of the Total Compensation Program.

Diversity or Affirmative Action Statement:

 We welcome applications from candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, and national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities. Rensselaer is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.