Reporting to the Head of the Metadata and Cataloging Initiatives Unit, the E-resources Metadata Librarian manages cataloging workflows for monographic and integrating electronic resources. This position works collaboratively within and outside the department to implement e-resources metadata strategies that best support library operations and discovery. The E-resources Metadata Librarian coordinates and contributes to the cataloging of monographic and integrating e-resources. This position also leads cataloging remediation and enrichment projects to ensure optimal discovery of the Libraries' collections.
The successful candidate will have the ability to thrive in a future-oriented Libraries environment, and to respond effectively to changing needs and priorities. This is a full-time position with a flexible start date.
This position is not tenure eligible. Please see the Librarian Personnel Code for the Librarian promotion process.
The University of Washington and the Service Employees International Union, Local 925 (SEIU 925) are currently in the process of negotiating their first collective bargaining agreement. This position is subject to the collective bargaining agreement and represented by SEIU 925. For more information and updates on the bargaining process, please visit https://hr.uw.edu/labor/academic-and-student-unions/seiu-925-libraries.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Position will be at the rank of Assistant, or Senior Assistant Librarian, depending on qualifications and background. See the Librarian Personnel Code for librarian rank appointment criteria, http://www.lib.washington.edu/about/employment/hr/libpersonnelcode/view.
Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis. This is a full-time, 12-month appointment. Vacation is accrued at the rate of 26 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. No state or local income tax.
$54,000 minimum. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
ANTICIPATED START DATE
While we hope to fill the position by Summer 2022, we are happy to work with the successful candidate to explore opportunities for an earlier or later start date.
The closing date for applications is 8:59 p.m. PDT/11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 3, 2022. To ensure consideration, applications must be completed in Interfolio by this time.
The following documents are required as part of your application for this vacancy:
*UW Libraries Equity Diversity Inclusion (EDI) Statement Guidelines
Equity is a core value of the UW Libraries and an integral component of the Libraries 2018-2023 Strategic Plan. We aspire to become a truly inclusive and equitable organization. We actively support the University in sustaining diversity, creating inclusive experiences for the UW community, and confronting institutional bias and structural racism. In your application, please include a separate statement of no more than 300 words that describes your potential or experience to support and contribute to the Libraries' commitment to providing equitable services and resources to all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status.
University of Washington Libraries Home Page is http://www.lib.washington.edu.
For questions about this position, or questions regarding potential disability accommodations, please contact Laura Lillard at email@example.com.
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