Job: Metadata & Systems Librarian

General Information
Position:
Metadata & Systems Librarian

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
Commensurate with experience

Job Category:
Networking & Automation

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

The Florida Institute of Technology Evans Library (lib.fit.edu) seeks an energetic, collaborative, and user-centered professional to serve as the Metadata & Systems Librarian. Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Metadata & Systems Librarian maintains high-quality, robust systems that facilitate search, discovery, and delivery of library services and resources to the entire campus. Please include a cover letter and curriculum vitae in your application.

 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical leadership for and management of library systems, primarily EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS), Koha, Tipasa, EZ Proxy, and DSpace
  • Provides leadership, support, and training in metadata creation, maintenance and enhancement for digital collections
  • Manages library operations to ensure seamless discovery of information resources through metadata creation, analysis and enrichment. Maintains accurate metadata according to local and national cataloging and metadata standards.  Manipulates and transforms data in commonly used bibliographic and descriptive formats for batch loading and analysis  
  • Works closely with appropriate personnel on system interoperability, functionality, customizations, and upgrades, including working with shared projects and initiatives and contributing to the enhancement and evaluation of the library’s discovery service (EDS)
  • Monitors the market regarding implementation of new and emerging library applications and knowledge systems such as next generation library catalogs, aggregated discovery tools, research and collaboration systems, instructional technology, digital archives, and simulation and presentation tools
  • Represents Florida Tech as needed at regional and national conferences and meetings

Education:

Experience and Education:

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science or a graduate degree in a related discipline and relevant experience
  • 2-5 years of experience in an academic library
  • Excellent organizational skills, demonstrated ability to solve problems and manage complex workflows, and excellent oral and written communications skills

Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
08-18-2021

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Evans Library

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
150 W. University Blvd.

City:
Melbourne

Zip:
32901

County:
Brevard


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Florida Institute of Technology, Evans Library

Address:
150 W. University Blvd.

City:
Melbourne

State:
Florida

Zip:
32901

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Holly Miller

Contact Email:
hmiller@fit.edu

Contact Phone:
321-674-8871

Contact Fax:

How to apply

To apply, visit Florida Tech Employment Opportunities.  


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