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Position Number: 00001570
Primary Function of Organization Unit: The NCSU Libraries serves as the gateway to recorded knowledge and information for the NC State community and its partners, offering a competitive advantage in attracting and retaining the best faculty and students to the university. For more information about the Libraries, please see http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/aboutthelibraries/
Essential Job Duties: The NCSU Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian, Data Projects and Partnerships in the Acquisitions and Discovery department. Established in 2012 through a merger of acquisitions and cataloging, staff in this department collaborate across the library and with the publishing community to support the collections life-cycle including budget management, acquisitions, licensing, e-resource management (ERM), and discovery for materials in all formats. The department creates, transforms, and maintains data, in both MARC and non-MARC schema, to facilitate discovery of high-value library resources. This position reports to the Principal Cataloger. The Electronic Resources Librarian, Data Projects and Partnerships: * Takes a lead role in describing and providing access to print, electronic, and manuscript resources, with a specialization in the Libraries' digital repository and user discovery systems. * Oversees data operations across the Libraries' systems. * As a member of the Data Projects & Partnerships Unit, manages projects, develops workflows, and trains staff * Maintains close working relationships with content providers, vendors, and consortium partners * Develops and analyzes statistical and management reports for the department and the Libraries * Consults on metadata schema and workflows with staff engaged in repository and digital collections projects across the Libraries * Identifies emerging trends and technologies in metadata management that have the potential for new and improved library services * Participates in library planning, serves on library-wide committees, task forces, and teams NCSU librarians are expected to be active professionally and to contribute to developments in the field.
Minimum Education/Experience: * ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent advanced degree in library or information science.
Department Required Skills : * Knowledge of trends and practices in metadata creation and library discovery systems. * Knowledge of applications of current and emerging technologies as they relate to metadata creation, manipulation, and use * Strong analytical and problem-solving skills * Outstanding oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills * Ability to work creatively and collaboratively in a team environment * Evidence of ability for ongoing professional development and contribution
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: * Familiarity with trends and practices in serials and electronic resources cataloging * Data analytics experience * Experience working with non-MARC metadata, including XML-based schemas, especially Dublin Core, EAD/EAC, VRA Core * Experience with institutional repository software environments, such as dSpace, DuraCloud, Fedora
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: n/a
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