Part time Digital Library Metadata Technician

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Job Title: Part time Digital Library Metadata Technician
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time:
Job ID: 46342
Department University Libraries

The Digital Library Center (DLC) supports the creation and longevity of Florida State University digital projects. It provides FSU faculty, staff, and community members with expertise in the digitization of materials, digital project management, metadata creation, and digital preservation. Services include digitization of Special Collections & Archives materials as well as providing consultation for the university’s digital projects. Additionally, the DLC manages and maintains the Florida State University Digital Library (DigiNole).

This position will report to the Sunshine State Digital Network Coordinator and work closely with the Metadata Librarian and Digital Archivist. The Digital Library Metadata Technician will be evaluating digital collections metadata, evaluating the copyright status of objects, and generating documentation for current and future projects. A successful candidate will be detail oriented, self-directed, and
comfortable working alone and collaboratively.Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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The Florida State University Libraries define diversity as the sum of the ways that people are both alike and different. We are committed to embracing the full spectrum of human and social identities. We strive to create and maintain an inclusive environment in which all individuals are treated fairly, respectfully, and valued for their distinctive skills, experiences, and perspectives to maximize the potential of all libraries employees and the communities with whom we interact.Responsibilities Analyzing and remediating metadata

Applying quality enhancements to digital collections objects

Creating and updating documentation

Other duties as assignedQualifications Comfortable with collaborative work technologies (video-conferencing, Google Suite, etc.)

Attention to detail

Familiarity with spreadsheets (Google sheets or Microsoft Excel)Preferred Understanding of digital collections metadata standards (Dublin Core, MODS, etc.)

Programming knowledge or interestAnticipated Salary Range $8.46/hour. Approx 10 hrs/week.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

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Posted: 9/21/2019
Application Due: 9/24/2019
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