SIUE Office of Human Resources
Campus Box 1040
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1040
Phone: (618) 650-2190
Fax: (618) 650-2696
Rendleman, Room 3210
Hours: M - F, 8 am - 4:30 pm
Faculty Position FY16-062
February 16, 2016
Metadata Librarian, Assistant or Associate Professor
Library & Information Services
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Library and Information Services invites applications from dynamic, proactive, and service-oriented candidates for the position of Metadata Librarian. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, innovative, collegial, user-focused librarian who will provide leadership in metadata creation. As a member of the Library faculty, this position participates in library governance activities, provides expertise regarding innovations and trends relating to metadata, contributes to creative and scholarly research, and participates in campus-wide committees.
Reporting to the Director of Technical Services, works in collaboration with appropriate colleagues in the creation of digital collections and digital exhibits, including supplying metadata. Also performs original and complex adaptive cataloging of print and non-print materials according to national standards. Supervises maintenance of metadata for digital resources and related holdings input into OCLC and Voyager, develops comprehensive bibliographic descriptions, and assigns subject headings and classification numbers according to Library of Congress practice.
The primary responsibilities of the Metadata Librarian include:
All LIS faculty and staff are responsible for working collaboratively to achieve University and LIS goals and objectives.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a strong service orientation
Terms of Appointment
Assistant or Associate Professor, 12-month continuing contract, tenure-track position. To successfully achieve tenure, the successful candidate must demonstrate continued achievement in librarianship, scholarship and service in order to meet library and University criteria for tenure and promotion.
Source of Funds
Minimum of $43,000. Negotiable dependent upon credentials and experience. Excellent fringe benefits.
Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for now), and contact information for three current professional references to the address below or email your information to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Metadata Librarian Search Committee
Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Lovejoy Library, Campus Box 1063
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1063
Search ongoing; initial consideration of applications will begin on March 15, 2016. Position will remain open until filled.
SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Acts (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, please call 618-650-2190 or email EmploymentHR@siue.edu.
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About Library and Information Services
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