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Cataloging and Metadata Librarian

Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries is seeking a librarian to
oversee the cataloging and metadata production in the Special
Collections Department (http://library.ptsem.edu/collections/).  We are
looking for an individual with a willingness to make a transition from
traditional cataloging into emerging metadata standards.  

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Curator of Special Collections, the
successful candidate will be responsible for performing original and
copy cataloging of digital and print materials.  Oversee digitization
projects, including associated outsourcing workflows.  Convert print
finding aids to Encoded Archival Description.  Work with the Curator to
develop an interoperable metadata framework for Special Collections and
the Seminary Library.  Perform quality control of existing catalog and
metadata records.  Train and supervise student workers assisting with
metadata production.  Maintain and expand Special Collections' web
presence.  Assist Special Collections Assistant with describing and
cataloging artifacts.  Develop cataloging procedures for article
collections and bibliographic databases.  Serve on the Seminary
Libraries' Metadata Standards Committee.  Contribute scholarly articles
about emerging cataloging and metadata standards to the Luce Library
Bulletin.

Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent;
experience with AACR2, DCRB, and MARC-based cataloging systems and
standards; familiarity with a wide variety of contemporary metadata
standards (including Dublin Core, EAD, METS, MODS, and TEI);
acquaintance with XML and related technologies; Working knowledge of
Latin, German, or Dutch.

Applications: Please send a letter of application and resume (including
name and contact information for three professional references) to:
Princeton Theological Seminary, Human Resources Office, 64 Mercer
Street, Princeton, NJ 08540; Fax: (609) 924-2973; Email: [log in to unmask]
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Princeton Theological Seminary is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Christine Schwartz
Head Cataloger
Princeton Theological Seminary Libraries