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*Multimedia and E-Monographs Catalog/Metadata Librarian
Technical and Automated Services
Rutgers University Libraries*

RESPONSIBILITIES: *The Cataloging and Metadata Services (CMS) Department of
the Rutgers University Libraries seeks a dynamic and proactive individual to
join an outstanding group of librarians and support staff to provide
leadership in the areas of special formats cataloging, electronic
monographs, and digital projects. Under the direction of the Head of CMS,
the successful candidate supervises the original and complex cataloging of
two full-time support staff catalogers who catalog scores, sound recordings,
videorecordings, cartographic materials, and monographic electronic
resources. Provides leadership in the cataloging of electronic monographs
and other networked electronic resources.

This position will establish standards and develop strategies to integrate
electronic monographs in the Libraries' online catalog and institutional
repository; expand commercial e-book and digital video collections in IRIS;
and establish methods to identify and link URLs for public domain full-text
books available in electronic collections, such as Google books, to relevant
IRIS records; increase the presence of electronic government documents in
IRIS, working with appropriate units on procedures for recommending
electronic resources for cataloging, and on strategies for link management;
design and implement a metadata strategy for e-monographs and electronic
theses and dissertations submitted to the repository; create a strategy for
federating monographs across the libraries' repository and IRIS online
public catalog. As part of the Libraries' institutional repository team,
will provide leadership in digital projects, including metadata strategies
for moving images, music, women's studies and the arts, and participates in
the ongoing development of the libraries' data model and metadata strategy.
The candidate will participate in the METS application for special formats
to support digital collections in University Archives, the Margery Somers
Foster Center, and the Institute of Jazz Studies.

*QUALIFICATIONS: *Required: ALA accredited MLS and three years' experience
applying AARC2 cataloging standards, LC Classification and LCSH, with a
minimum of two years' experience cataloging nonbook formats. Experience with
OCLC Connexion and a major integrated library system, preferably Sirsi,
required. Knowledge of nationally recognized metadata schemas, such as METS,
MODS, PREMIS, Dublin Core required. The successful candidate must
demonstrate commitment to continual professional development through
scholarly research relevant to areas of responsibility including
publications, presentations and participation and leadership in the work of
relevant professional association. Excellent communication and interpersonal
skills. Strong project management skills. Ability to mentor and manage
staff. Desired: Reading fluency in a Western European language; experience
with metadata creation, familiarity with XML. The successful candidate must
be eligible to work in the U.S.

*SALARY: *Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience for
a tenure track faculty position.

*STATUS/BENEFITS:* Faculty status, calendar year appointment, retirement
plans, life/health insurance, prescription drug, dental and eyeglass plans,
tuition remission, one month vacation.

*LIBRARY PROFILE: *The Libraries' central Technical and Automated Services
(TAS) unit, on the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus, provides acquisitions,
cataloging and systems support to all Rutgers University Libraries (RUL),
and is directed by the Associate University Librarian for Digital Library
Systems. RUL is comprised of libraries on the University's Camden, New
Brunswick, and Newark Campuses, and operates as a unified library system.
The Library holds more than 3 million volumes; 2.5 million documents, 4
million microforms, 20,000 current subscriptions and more than 100,000
e-books, e-journals and databases.

The Libraries are a member of ARL, METRO, NERL, PALINET, PALCI, VALE, and
use Unicorn (SIRSI), OCLC's Connexion, and Fedora repository software. The
University is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Rutgers University has a distinguished history as a colonial college, a
land-grant institution, and a state university. Rutgers fills its mission as
New Jersey's state university by educating a diverse student body of over
48,000. Rutgers ranks sixth among the public AAU institutions in the
percentage of total minority enrollment, third in percentage of
African-American students enrolled, and eighth in percentage of Asian
students enrolled. Over fifteen percent of full-time faculty are members of
a minority group, ranking the university twelfth among AAU public research
institutions. Rutgers is committed to fostering a diverse and multicultural
environment that values intercultural awareness. For more information,
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(APP. 175), University Libraries Human Resources Manager, Rutgers University
Libraries, 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1163, email:, FAX: 732-932-7637

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an equal-opportunity,
affirmative-action employer. The Libraries are strongly and actively
committed to diversity, and seek candidates who will contribute creatively
to the University's multicultural environment.