Metadata Librarian

at Washington University in St. Louis (view profile)
Location Saint Louis, Missouri
Date Posted August 22, 2019
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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Metadata Librarian, Washington University in St. Louis (Saint Louis, Missouri)


Washington University Libraries ( invites applications for the position of Metadata Librarian. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Collection Management and Access Services, the Metadata Services Librarian will be responsible for providing expertise and leadership in development, implementation, and assessment of metadata systems, policies, and procedures to support discovery, access, management, and preservation of general and special collections, digital collections and digital repository holdings in the University Libraries.


About Washington University in St. Louis

The Washington University Libraries is comprised of 12 libraries on the university’s Danforth, West, and Medical School Campuses. Reporting to the Vice Provost and University Librarian and in association with 3 campus partners, the libraries’ operate as a collaborative system in support of the research, teaching, and learning mission of the university. The Libraries’ house more than 3.6 million books, journals, and other print materials; 2.5 million microforms; 50,000 AV titles; and have access to more than 65,000 electronic journals and more than 1.8 million e-books. The libraries' 135 dedicated professional and support staff serve an increasingly diverse community and exemplify the libraries' commitment to meet the needs of faculty, staff and students for the present - and for years to come.


The complete listing of position responsibilities, salary information, and qualifications are provided in the full job description, which is available at (job ID# 45022). Review of applications will begin in September, and will continue until the position is filled.


If you are interested in this position, please apply through , job ID# 45022.


I am happy to speak with anyone interested in learning more about this opportunity.


All best,

Leland Deeds