[Eril-l] Updated Job Description - Metadata and Digital Services Librarian

Gudenas, Jean jgudenas at luc.edu
Thu Jan 5 06:59:34 PST 2017

This is a great opportunity for an experienced, creative, and service-oriented Metadata and Digital Services Librarian. The Health Sciences Library is an all-electronic library that serves the diverse needs of clinicians, researchers, residents, faculty, and students in a variety of health disciplines. The main charge of this position is to make library and information resources more discoverable, thereby facilitating and maximizing the use of information resources. This includes using metadata to create linked data within catalog records, exploring data management initiatives for the campus, and migrating the library faculty research portal from an open-source platform called BibApp to VIVO.  The Metadata and Digital Services Librarian serves as an integral part of the library services team, providing reference and instruction to the Health Sciences Campus, and will be a vital member to the library website committee.
Minimum Qualifications:
Demonstrated experience performing copy and original cataloging of electronic resources
Working knowledge of metadata standards and practices, such as MARC, Dublin Core, EAD, METS, and/or MODS

Working knowledge of metadata tools and systems for creating, editing, and transforming metadata, such as XML, XSLT, Oxygen, MarcEdit, and/or OpenRefine

Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and be able to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both independently and as a team member or leader
Aptitude for complex, analytical work with an attention to detail
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities and competing deadlines
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills
Strong service orientation
Preferred Qualifications
Working knowledge of Python, SPARQL, and an interest and aptitude for learning new languages
Working knowledge of Ex Libris Alma and Primo ILS
Experience with Medical Subject Headings
2+ years with original cataloging and metadata creation experience in an academic library within the last five years

Loyola University Chicago is a nationally recognized urban university founded in 1870 in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. The Health Sciences Library is located in Maywood, Illinois and supports nursing, medical, graduate biomedical, bioethics, and public health education and the Loyola University Health System.
Loyola University Chicago benefits package includes tuition remission.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Please complete the application here:  and include names of three references. Click here to apply: www.careers.luc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59194<http://www.careers.luc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59194>.  Salary is available upon request
Loyola is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer/educator and is committed to a drug-free and smoke-free workplace

Jean Gudenas, MLIS
Head of Collections Management
Loyola University Health Sciences Library
jgudenas at luc.edu<mailto:jgudenas at luc.edu>

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