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The Syracuse University Libraries invites applications from creative and inquisitive individuals to join our newly-formed Department of Digital Stewardship as our Metadata Strategies Librarian. The successful applicant will work closely with our small – but dedicated – cross-organizational Digital Library Program team to produce, manage, create access to, and preserve our digital content across the variety of platforms and services that comprise our digital library infrastructure.
In particular, the Metadata Strategies Librarian will focus on creating, maintaining, and enriching metadata for digital objects and collections managed by the Libraries. The incumbent will also work with cataloging, archival processing, and Libraries’ IT staff to ensure smooth transfer of data between various systems to promote use of unique resources.
A complete and detailed job description, with instructions on how to apply can be found here: https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/88119
The Syracuse University Libraries is dedicated to an inclusive and equitable workforce. We are fully committed to hiring and developing diverse talent and believe deeply in equity, diversity of race/ethnicity, gender identity, abilities, veteran status, and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different. We are committed to reducing physical barriers in the workspace and ensuring that all applicants and employees receive reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of any given role. We strongly encourage those who share these values to apply and welcome applicants with a range of experience and qualifications.
Syracuse University Libraries’ staff actively supports the research and teaching mission of the University. If you are looking for exceptional benefits and a place to grow a career that supports your professional goals, and if you value friendly, curious, and (frankly) amazing colleagues, then the Syracuse University Libraries is the place for you!
Applications will be considered for any rank, commensurate with their experience. The minimum starting salaries for the various ranks of Librarian are:
Assistant Librarian: $50,000/year
Senior Assistant Librarian: $55,000/year
Associate Librarian: $65,000/year
The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on September 28 and priority consideration will be given to applications received by this date.