Assistant Professor/Tenure Track 12 Month/Metadata and Cataloging Librarian

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Work type: Faculty and Librarians
Location: Marquette, MI 49855
Categories: Faculty-Library Instructional Support

Position Title: Assistant Professor/Tenure Track 12 Month/Metadata and Cataloging Librarian
Department: Library Instrctnl Sup/Library
Term of Assignment: Tenure Track
Term End Date, If Applicable:  
FLSA Status:  Exempt = not eligible for overtime
Work Schedule:  
Salary: Competitive
Travel: No travel
Brief Statement of Duties
Brief Statement of Duties: Perform original and complex metadata treatment and authority work of library and archival materials in a variety of formats. Provide leadership and expertise for organizing print and digital collections (library, archives, institutional repository) and contribute to the development and implementation of relevant policies, procedures, and systems. As a member of the library faculty, this librarian will participate in collection development and instruction related to assigned academic departments. Faculty are expected to engage in professional development and/or scholarship and service. This is a campus based position.
Minimum Qualifications
Required Education: Master's Degree
Discipline / Degree Area: Information and/or Library Science from ALA-accredited school or ALA-approved foreign equivalent
Required Specialized Training/Certifications:  
Required Minimum Work Experience: Previous library or higher education experience, which could include internships, part-time positions, or comparable experience.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties: Experience with library and archival content standards (RDA, DACS), encoding formats (MARC, EAD, Dublin Core), controlled vocabularies (LCSH, AAT), and classification schemes (Library of Congress Classification, Dewey Decimal Classification) standards.
Experience with OCLC and local integrated library systems and/or experience with a digital asset management system such as Islandora.
Demonstrated problem-solving and workflow analysis skills, as well as an aptitude for complex, analytical work with attention to detail and organization.
Experience with the concepts and software/hardware applications used in organizing and presenting digital information.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize, plan, coordinate, and implement multiple projects.
Knowledge of archival metadata schemes and evolving standards, such as DACS, EAD, and Dublin Core.
Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Strong commitment to enhancing service through teamwork and responsiveness to faculty, students, and colleagues.
Strong commitment to work in a respectful, professional, and collaborative manner.
Additional Desirable Qualifications
Additional Desirable Qualifications: Experience with Alma or another integrated library system.
Professional experience providing library reference.
Experience with a collection management system such as ArchivesSpace.
Experience teaching at the college/university level.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicant materials include the faculty application, cover letter, CV, and unofficial transcripts. 
Contact Information:
Bruce Sarjeant - Chair,
Equal Employment Opportunity: NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

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