United States, North America
May 08, 2014
KELVIN SMITH LIBRARY, CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIAN, ACQUISITION & METADATA SERVICES - JOB ID 4103 DESCRIPTION. The Librarian, Acquisition & Metadata Services will be reporting to the Team Leader for Acquisitions and Metadata Services. The incumbent will be responsible for creation of metadata for materials in all formats, including traditional library cataloging and creation of metadata for digital objects. The position requires strong skills in the manipulation of vendor-supplied records in preparation for loading into the Innovative Interfaces, Inc. online library system. The librarian will ensure compliance with national and local standards such as MARC, RDA, AACR2r, LCSH, LCCS, OCLC, LC cataloging practices, and other appropriate cataloging and metadata standards. The incumbent may supervise student assistants in some of the work of the team. ENVIRONMENT. The Kelvin Smith Library is a dynamic, technology-rich, and highly collaborative organization that is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), OhioLINK, and CNI. Supported by an endowment, the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship integrates e-research and digital scholarship services. Founded in 1826, the University is an internationally recognized private research university serving 4,400 undergraduates and 5,650 graduate students with a full-time faculty of 3,055. Situated in Cleveland’s vibrant University Circle cultural community, CWRU is an integral partner with world-class cultural organizations such as the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Western Reserve Historical Society, the Cleveland Botanical Garden, and the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. KSL affiliate libraries include the Cleveland Institute of Art, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives. SALARY. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. APPLICATION PROCESS. The full job description and application information are available at