Metadata and Discovery Librarian
St. Edward's University is seeking a collaborative, innovative, and detail-oriented person to join the Munday Library. If you are eager to learn, who are passionate about solving problems, and who enjoy working in teams, we want you to support metadata creation, analysis, enrichment and maintenance to enhance discovery and access to the Libraries' collections. This individual will collaborate with the Collection Management Team in managing the lifecycle of electronic resources, improve discoverability and usability of our collections.
For consideration, a Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program, information science, or foreign equivalent and a minimum of two years of metadata management required; three years preferred. Experience with integrated library systems/library platforms, bibliographic knowledge bases, and a working knowledge of discovery layers. Knowledge of automating repetitive data manipulation tasks employing tools and techniques such as MARCEdit, Open Refine, and/or scripting for text and data parsing preferred.
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The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!
Medical & Rx Coverage Blue Cross Blue Shield (HSA & FSA Available)
Dental Guardian Dental
Vision Guardian/Davis Vision Plan
Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance
Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance
Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave
Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%
Services & Discounts
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants should submit an online application at; https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.
In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available athttps://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary
OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW
We are not offering sponsorship at this time.
A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
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