Digital Collections Metadata Librarian at University of Oregon

The University of Oregon Libraries is seeking a Digital Collections Metadata Librarian to provide strategic leadership and management of digital collections metadata, including consultation, design, training, and development of services and initiatives to facilitate the use of digital assets in research and education. This position provides expertise in information architecture and data modeling, data interoperability, metadata best practices, and evolving trends and technologies related to metadata in digital collections and digital projects. It coordinates the selection and implementation of relevant metadata standards, linked open data sources, ontologies, and taxonomies, and develops and documents local policies, critical cataloging methods, and workflows. The Digital Collections Metadata Librarian creates original descriptive metadata and enhances local and external authorities and controlled vocabularies to support metadata interoperability between Aviary and ArchivesSpace, DSpace, Alma/Primo, and Oregon Digital, a joint Samvera-based digital asset management system with the Oregon State University Library, which contributes assets to the Digital Public Library of America, the Mountain West Digital Library, the Orbis Cascade Alliance, Northwest Digital Heritage, JSOTR Community Collections, and Wikimedia.

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Author: Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Charles W. Bailey, Jr.