Electronic Resources and Metadata Services Librarian – Tufts University – Medford, MA

Tisch Library Technical Services seeks an innovative, collaborative, service-oriented librarian to be part of a team that manages all phases of electronic resources for the Libraries, from evaluation and setup through implementation and ongoing maintenance. The libraries have created a shared service model for managing electronic resources and the successful candidate will help shape the model going forward. He/She will also help drive the development and growth of metadata services in Tisch Library in support of digital scholarship at the University.

The Electronic Resources and Metadata Services Librarian’s responsibilities include providing effective management of electronic resources purchased by the Libraries; providing leadership in developing, recommending, documenting and implementing policies and procedures that promote best practices for management and access, resolving data-related problems, acting as a resource within and beyond the department for electronic resources management; managing metadata for electronic resources using various library resource management applications including Millennium’s III ERM module, Serials Solutions management tools, and local databases; providing oversight for electronic resources maintenance projects, including a comprehensive review of the information maintained in the library’s Electronic Resources Management (ERM) system.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience with non-MARC metadata standards such as Dublin Core or MODS, and will have familiarity with markup languages such as HTML5 and XML, and XML editing software such as Oxygen. Preferred qualifications also include knowledge of a foreign language, experience with the Millennium Integrated Library System (ILS); knowledge of established and emerging national and international standards relating to metadata and classification.

The full job description is available online at: http://tufts.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=14000971&lang=en&sns_id=mailto

Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds. Please see the Tufts University non-discrimination statement.

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