Posted on my employer's behalf. Apologies for cross-posting. -- Mark Scharff, Music/Special Collections Catalog Librarian, Washington University LibrariesThe Washington University Libraries is searching for the Head of Metadata Services. This role will be joining the Libraries at an exciting time with new leadership at the Libraries and University level, and at the beginning of a new strategic plan. The selected individual will have the opportunity to help shape a new department. Come join our team in the Libraries at Washington University in St. Louis at a very exciting time. Leland Deeds, the AUL for the division, is happy to answer any questions regarding the position, division, organization, area or institution.
About the Libraries
The Washington University Libraries is comprised of 12 libraries on the university's Danforth, West, and Medical School Campuses. Reporting to the Vice Provost and University Librarian and in association with 3 campus partners, the libraries' operate as a collaborative system in support of the research, teaching, and learning mission of the university. The Libraries' house more than 3.6 million books, journals, and other print materials; 2.5 million microforms; 50,000 AV titles; and have access to more than 65,000 electronic journals and more than 1.8 million e-books. The libraries' 135 dedicated professional and support staff serve an increasingly diverse community and exemplify the libraries' commitment to meet the needs of faculty, staff and students for the present - and for years to come.
The Head of Metadata Services oversees policies, procedures, and processes related to MARC and non-MARC metadata description across the University Libraries. This position directly supervises 6 FTE, 3 professional and 3 support staff. Reports to the Associate University Librarian for Collection Management and Access Services.
Leland R. Deeds
Associate University Librarian, Collection Management & Access Services
Washington University in St. Louis | John M. Olin Library | St. Louis, Missouri 63130
314.935.5400 | email@example.com
225 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1300 | Chicago, IL | 60601 | USA
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