Metadata and Resource Management Librarian

Poughkeepsie, New York
Aug 10, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Marist College’s James A. Cannavino Library seeks a knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and collaborative Metadata and Resource Management Librarian.  This position is responsible for original and copy cataloging and classification in Alma, overseeing all copy cataloging activity, setting local cataloging procedures and policies, managing the library’s Alma ERM, maintaining both the Tipasa and ConnectNY interlibrary loan management systems and collaborating with Information Technology to facilitate data transfer with third party systems vendors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MLS from an ALA-accredited library program
  • 3-5 years’ experience, preferably in higher education
  • Original cataloging experience using OCLC, MARC, LCSH, and LC classification
  • Working knowledge of RDA, BIBFRAME, and other non-MARC metadata standards
  • Strong analytical, organizational, communication, and planning skills
  • Knowledge of evolving standards and issues with bibliographic metadata and systems inter-relationships

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with interlibrary loan activities
  • Knowledge of Ex Libris Alma
  • Knowledge of a discovery system
  • Supervisory experience

About Marist

Located on the river in the historic Hudson River Valley and at its Florence, Italy branch campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures & The Best 380 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (9th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Though now independent, Marist remains committed to the ideals handed down from its founders, the Marist Brothers: excellence in education, a sense of community, and a commitment to service. Marist educates approximately 4,900 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees.

Marist employees also enjoy a highly competitive benefits and compensation package. We provide comprehensive benefits to eligible employees, their family members, and retirees. Benefits may include tuition, reimbursement, rich health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision), life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, and generous retirement savings plans. Other benefits include discount programs, highly competitive paid time off, ample opportunity for community involvement, and local volunteer opportunities with foundations and non-profit organizations.


To learn more or to apply, please visit Only online applications are accepted.

Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.