Drew University Library seeks an innovative, collaborative and forward-thinking librarian to provide leadership for metadata services as well as expertise cataloging materials for Drew’s renowned Methodist collections. The Lead Metadata Librarian and Methodist Cataloger coordinates cataloging workflow and works with colleagues in the Library and the General Commission on Archives and History of the United Methodist Church to plan, implement and assess metadata strategies that improve discovery of resources in all formats. This is a Library Faculty position with collection development and university service responsibilities.
MLS from an ALA-accredited program
Strong working knowledge of current bibliographic standards including AACR2, LC classification, LCSH, and MARC and non-MARC metadata formats
Experience cataloging serials
Experience working with OCLC or other bibliographic utility and an ILS, preferably SirsiDynix
Demonstrated ability to analyze workflow, establish procedures, effectively communicate them, and assess results
Minimum 3 years experience in an academic or research library
Solid interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a collegial environment
Working knowledge of RDA and FRBR/FRAD
Experience working with vendor services such as authority control
Familiarity with digital repository software and experience with providing metadata for digitized content
Familiarity with The United Methodist Church and related denominations in the Wesleyan tradition
To apply, please submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae along with the names and email addresses of three references toHR0713firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is August 16, 2013. To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an AA/EOE. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, successful applicant must be legally able to work in the United States.