**apologies for cross duplication**


This is a great opportunity for an experienced, creative, and service-oriented Metadata and Digital Services Librarian. This position will make library and information resources more discoverable thereby facilitating and maximizing the use of information resources. This position co-leads the library web committee, serves on the information services team, and is responsible for migrating the health sciences library faculty research portal to an open-source platform


Position responsibilities:

·         Demonstrated experience performing copy and original cataloging of electronic/digital resources

·         Knowledge of and proven ability to apply/use current cataloging and metadata standards, practices, and tools for original and complex cataloging, including but not limited to RDA, AACR2, MARC21 formats

·         Maintain the ILS and other cataloging-related systems

·         Experience recognizing and resolving catalog errors

·         Working knowledge of Python, SPARQL, and/or MySQL

·         Experience with Medical Subject Headings or other scientific ontologies preferred

·         Excellent analytical and problem solving skills together with attention to detail for complex, possibly repetitive, detail-oriented work

·         Ability to participate in multiple concurrent projects in a given timeframe, monitor project workflow, provide regular reports or updates as necessary, and meet project deadlines

·         Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and able to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both independently and as a team member or leader

·         Excellent organizational and time management skills

·         Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills

·         Strong service orientation

·         2+ years with original cataloging/metadata creation experience in an academic library within the last five years

Loyola University Chicago is a nationally recognized urban university founded in 1870 in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. The Health Sciences Library is located in Maywood, Illinois and supports nursing, medical, graduate biomedical, bioethics, and public health education and the Loyola University Health System.


Loyola University Chicago benefits package includes tuition remission.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.  Please complete the application here:  and include names of three references. Click here to apply: www.careers.luc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59194 Salary is available upon request


Loyola is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer/educator and is committed to a drug-free and smoke-free workplace




Jean Gudenas, MLIS

Head of Collections Management

Loyola University Health Sciences Library






To unsubscribe from the SERIALST list, click the following link: