Cataloging & Metadata Librarian – College of William and Mary – Williamsburg, VA

William & Mary Libraries is currently seeking applications for the
position of Cataloging & Metadata Librarian. We seek a creative,
energetic, and collaborative individual to join our team.

William & Mary is one of America’s oldest and best universities. Located
in beautiful, historic Williamsburg, Virginia, the university claims
both Jon Stewart and Thomas Jefferson as alumni. U.S. News and World
Report recently ranked us sixth among all public universities, and the
Library itself was ranked 17th on the list of best college libraries in
the country. Working at William and Mary Libraries offers the
opportunity to make a positive impact in the educational experience of
our small, smart, diverse student body and the chance to experiment with
new technologies and projects.

The Cataloging & Metadata Librarian produces original cataloging in
various media and languages and supports e-resource access projects
which impact all of William and Mary Libraries.  He/She manages
responsibilities in catalog maintenance, including authority work, batch
loading of records, and manipulations of current records for improved
access.   He/She focuses on forward thinking approaches to the discovery
and use of library collections.  He/She is responsible for cataloging,
metadata, quality control, knowledge of changing metadata standards,
knowledge of automatic indexing and metadata processes, and other duties
associated with the creation and maintenance of data related to Library
print and e-collections. He/She provides assistance to library patrons
and staff in using the catalog to discover needed resources.  He/She
provides leadership on cataloging and metadata projects, including
e-resource access projects.

Qualifications & Skills:
•    Master of Library Science (MLS) or equivalent from an American
Library Association accredited program or international equivalent;
•    Experience with integrated library systems performing original and
complex copy cataloging;
•    Experience creating, reviewing and editing of metadata for digital

•    Experience as a cataloger in an academic library environment;
•    Experience with troubleshooting e-resources in an academic library
•    Project management experience;
•    Experience with OCLC Connexion and WorldCat databases.

W&M Libraries strives to foster a culture of innovation. The Libraries
provide support for professional development and travel, flexible work
hours, and opportunities for campus wide engagement. We value diversity
and invite applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the
research, teaching and service missions of the university.

The College is committed to offering its employees an attractive program
of benefits that fosters well-being, acknowledges the need for balance
in the work, family and personal lives of employees which, in turn,
enables and sustains a productive workplace. To view benefits available,
please go to

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.


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