Digital Repository Metadata Specialist, Oregon State University

at Oregon State University Libraries and Press
Published January 26, 2024
Location Corvallis, Oregon
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
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Cover Letter Requirements Required
Education Requirements Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $62,400 – $67,200
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We invite applications for a Digital Repository Metadata Specialist at Oregon State University Libraries and Press. This position is classified as a Faculty Research Assistant, which is an academic rank represented by OSU’s faculty union, UAOSU.

This position offers generous health and retirement benefits. We seek a candidate with strong metadata skills, an openness to learning, and a curiosity for developing their expertise.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
  • Minimum of three years of library, archives, special collections, museum, or data repository experience
  • Demonstrated experience with applying defined metadata standards to digital objects
  • Advanced proficiency in creating, editing, and troubleshooting metadata records in digital repository systems
  • Experience locating and applying appropriate name and subject authorities
  • Ability to work in a flexible and changing environment, including adapting to changes in priorities, responsibilities, and duties
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly articulate ideas through written and oral communication
  • Commitment to incorporating diversity and inclusion perspectives in daily work

The salary range is $62,400 – $67,200. Closing date is February 5, 2024.

To view full qualifications and apply, please visit:

Faculty Research Assistant: Digital Repository Metadata Specialist

Posting number P07695UF

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

If you would like to learn more, direct your questions to Jane Nichols, Search Chair (