Metadata Librarian

at Tulane University (view profile)
Published April 11, 2022
Location 7001 Freret St New Orleans LA 70118, New Orleans, Louisiana
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
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Education Requirements Master’s degree in library and information science or other advance degree and related experience. Two years’ experience with the application of non-MARC descriptive metadata schemas, practices, and standards.
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $58,000
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency $65,000
Hourly or Salary? Salary


Tulane University Libraries (TUL) invites applications from creative, versatile, and team-oriented individuals, including recent graduates with relevant experience and early career professionals, for the position of Metadata Librarian. This position reports to the Head of Cataloging and Metadata in the Technical Services Division. The successful applicant will be a key participant in the management and administration of the metadata ecosystem for the Tulane University Digital Library. The Metadata Librarian works with stakeholders across the libraries to document, implement, and evaluate metadata guidelines for digital projects; advises on best practices and workflows; and oversees quality control of metadata applications. The position also serves as the Division’s resource person for open linked data in library systems, collaborating with the authority control librarian on linked data initiatives that involve NACO records, and participating in the assessment and continuous improvement of operations and services.

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