[Videolib] Multimedia and E-Monographs Catalog and Metadata Librarian, Rutgers

Grace J. Agnew (gagnew@rci.rutgers.edu)
Tue, 27 Nov 2007 14:20:05 -0500

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MULTIMEDIA/METADATA LIBRARIAN
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

*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 SirsiDynix,
is 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 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.Li

*Institution Profile:*
The Libraries' central Technical and Automated Services (TAS) unit is on
the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus and provides acquisitions,
cataloging, and systems support to all Rutgers University Libraries
(RUL). TAS 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.
SirsiDynix's Unicorn system and the OCLC Connexion client are used for
cataloging. Fedora is used for the institutional 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. The RUL website is located at:
http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until
the position is filled. Submit resume, cover letter, and the names of
three references to Sandra Troy (reference APP. 175), University
Libraries Human Resources Manager, Rutgers University Libraries, 169
College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1163, or email applications to:
rulhr@rci.rutgers.edu <mailto:rulhr@rci.rutgers.edu>.

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.

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Grace Agnew Associate University Librarian for Digital Library Systems Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Library Technical Services Building 47 Davidson Road Piscataway, NJ 08854-5603

gagnew@rci.rutgers.edu PH: (732) 445-5908 FAX: (732) 445-5888

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RUTGERS UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

*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 SirsiDynix,
is 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 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.Li

*Institution Profile:*
The Libraries' central Technical and Automated Services (TAS) unit is on
the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus and provides acquisitions,
cataloging, and systems support to all Rutgers University Libraries
(RUL).  TAS 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.
SirsiDynix's Unicorn system and the OCLC Connexion client are used for
cataloging.  Fedora is used for the institutional 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.   The RUL website is located at:
http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until
the position is filled.   Submit resume, cover letter, and the names of
three references to Sandra Troy (reference APP. 175), University
Libraries Human Resources Manager, Rutgers University Libraries, 169
College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1163, or email applications to:
rulhr@rci.rutgers.edu.

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.

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Grace Agnew
Associate University Librarian for Digital Library Systems
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Library Technical Services Building
47 Davidson Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-5603

gagnew@rci.rutgers.edu
PH: (732) 445-5908
FAX: (732) 445-5888

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