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- Under the general direction of the chair of the Cataloging Department, the incumbent will provide leadership for metadata creation and remediation in the library’s digital repositories.
- Implements, assesses, and refines metadata workflows, policies, and procedures for the library’s digital collections, including special collections.
- Writes, revises and implements metadata procedures for the library’s repositories.
- Captures and creates unique metadata and authority records for digital materials.
- Maintains authority control of records to ensure discoverability.
- Evaluates, transforms, and remediates metadata to support efforts to consolidate existing metadata from a variety of legacy tools.
- Provides support for digital projects to ensure effective integration of metadata with traditional library catalog records.
- Leads project teams composed of IT personnel, archivists, and subject specialists, to ensure that metadata policies and procedures are consistent with national standards.
- Provides training and support for ongoing creation of metadata and compliance with standards.
- Maintains current knowledge of the development of national and international standards for metadata and linked data.
- Librarians have faculty status and must meet requirements for tenure and promotion, including professional development, research, and service.
- ALA-accredited MLIS or equivalent.
- Familiarity with metadata standards, especially Dublin Core.
- Familiarity with creating, editing and transforming metadata.
- Familiarity with planning and implementing metadata schema for digital collections.
- Familiarity with digital library management systems or digital asset management systems.
- Knowledge of digital library processes and workflows.
- Familiarity with scripting languages and/or tools for data manipulation (e.g., OpenRefine, Python, XSLT).
- Understanding of linked data principles and standards.
- Excellent organizational and project management skills.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Experience in team leadership.
- Ability to work effectively, independently and collaboratively with faculty and with administrative, professional, and support staff in a diverse and dynamic academic community.
- Human Resources Specialist
- University of Hawaii at Manoa Library
- 2550 McCarthy Mall
- Honolulu, HI 96822
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Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.
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