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Metadata Librarian, California State University, Northridge (apply by March 30)

Metadata Librarian

Oviatt Library

California State University, Northridge


The Oviatt Library is seeking an enthusiastic candidate for the Metadata Librarian position. In a team environment, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance in the development and implementation of metadata strategies in support of discovery, access, management, and preservation of digital assets; assessing and developing strategies for metadata transformation and normalization across systems; identifying methods for streamlining or automating metadata creation and management; managing metadata projects, working with teams, and providing training; performing metadata analysis and remediation for digital projects and performing original cataloging/metadata creation for Special Collections and Archives. Work closely with Cataloging Coordinator and Digital Services Librarian to enact metadata policies and best practices. Liaison responsibilities include providing reference, instruction and outreach to students and faculty.  Collection development responsibilities may be assigned, depending on staffing needs.


Application Deadline:

Screening of applications will begin March 30, 2018. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.


For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to job posting at: https://library.csun.edu/sites/default/files/users/main/documents/18-52_collection_access_and_management_position_announcement_013118.pdf


Inquiries and applications must be addressed to:


Luiz Mendes, Chair, Collection Access and Management Services

RE: Applications for Metadata Librarian Position

Oviatt Library

California State University, Northridge

18111 Nordhoff St.

Northridge CA 91330-8328

Email:  luiz.mendes@csun.edu