The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks an enthusiastic, collaborative, and experienced professional to serve as one of multiple metadata librarians.
The new Metadata Librarian will be responsible for investigating and assessing applicability of current library metadata research being undertaken here and elsewhere. Based on this assessment, and in collaboration with other faculty and staff working with metadata throughout the Library, the incumbent will develop and implement a strategy for updating existing and developing new metadata workflows, as required to support the strategic goals of Content Access Management (CAM), the Library and the Campus.
Reporting to the Head of CAM, this position collaborates extensively with colleagues in defining, developing and implementing a new, enhanced, sustainable metadata service infrastructure for the University Library. Work performed in this position is expected to complement the work also performed in Acquisitions, Digital Content Creation, Collection Management Services, IT, Scholarly Commons, and Electronic Resources.