Hey, kids, do you like METADATA? Come work with us!

21 Dec

Two more gigs here at the Cornell University Library!

Metadata Operations Librarian (WDR-00012909)
Link for external candidates
Working in close collaboration with Library Technical Services (LTS) colleagues, the Metadata Operations Librarian creates, maintains, enhances and enriches metadata in Cornell’s broader repository ecosystem that describes a rich array of assets and serves a diverse scholarly community with equally varied areas of research. The Metadata Operations Librarian provides expertise, guidance and leadership in cross-functional teams for the development, implementation and assessment of metadata infrastructure, policies and procedures. This position focuses on metadata maintenance activities, primarily the integration of metadata between systems and extending relationships between resources. The Metadata Operations Librarian holistically considers the movement of MARC and non-MARC metadata across Cornell’s collections with an eye towards scaling and automating these processes. This position defines and conducts efforts related to metadata design, mapping, maintenance, remediation and enhancement. 

Metadata Projects Librarian (WDR-00013334)
Link for external candidates
In collaboration with other key staff, the Metadata Projects Librarian provides strategic and technical guidance on metadata practice for Cornell University Library’s (CUL) digital, physical and virtual collections within the broader context of CUL’s digital and programmatic needs. This position provides expertise in the development, implementation and assessment of metadata policies, procedures and infrastructure to Cornell; meanwhile, the Librarian monitors external developments, standards development and changing needs in these areas. The Librarian provides consultation and advocacy to both CUL colleagues and the community more broadly; this effort demands a strong knowledge of well-established and evolving metadata standards as well as their practical implications.

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