Hi, I hope this new position will be of interest to some ARSCLIST subscribers. Please excuse cross-postings. Andy Leach Director of Library and Archives Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum 1100 Rock and Roll Blvd. | Cleveland, OH 44114-1022 [log in to unmask] | www.rockhall.com ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM Catalog and Metadata Librarian The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is currently considering applicants for the position of Catalog and Metadata Librarian. The Catalog and Metadata Librarian reports to the Director of Library and Archives and is responsible for overseeing the cataloging of library materials and the creation of metadata for digital collections in the Library and Archives. The Catalog and Metadata Librarian performs original and copy cataloging for library materials in several formats; performs subject analysis, classification, and authority work; and monitors and supports adherence to standards of bibliographic control and access. The Catalog and Metadata Librarian creates metadata for digital objects, including text, images, audio, and video; and monitors and supports adherence to standards for metadata. He/she supervises and provides training to one or more support staff in performing cataloging and metadata work; serves as a resource for Library and Archives staff on cataloging and metadata issues; remains current on national standards for cataloging practices, revisions in cataloging rule interpretations, and metadata standards; and evaluates, recommends, and implements the use of metadata standards in the Library and Archives. He/she may also devote a few hours per week to providing reference service to library users and participate in collection development for the Library and Archives. Required: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program in library or information science; minimum of three years experience cataloging in an academic, research, or special library environment; experience performing original and copy cataloging of music and music-related materials in several formats, including monographs, serials, sound recordings, and video recordings; knowledge of AACR2, Library of Congress Rule Interpretations, Library of Congress Subject Headings, MARC formats, and DACS; experience creating metadata for description of digital objects in a digital asset management system; understanding of metadata standards and schemas used to describe and manage digital collections, including Dublin Core, TEI, VRA, MODS, and METS. Preferred: Undergraduate and/or advanced degree in music or other relevant degree; knowledge of music reference sources and research tools; knowledge of the history of rock and roll and related popular music genres; familiarity with archival arrangement and description; supervisory experience. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is a nonprofit organization that exists to educate visitors, fans, and scholars from around the world about the history and continuing significance of rock and roll music. It carries out this mission both through its operation of a world-class museum that collects, preserves, exhibits, and interprets this art form and through its Library and Archives as well as its educational programs. The Library and Archives of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will be the most comprehensive repository of written and audiovisual materials relating to the history of rock and roll. Its mission is to collect, preserve, and provide access to these materials for scholars, educators, students, journalists, and the general public in order to further their understanding of rock and roll, its roots, and its impact on our society. For consideration, send resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications along with salary history to: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, 1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44114-1022, Attn: Human Resources - Catalog and Metadata Librarian. You may also e-mail [log in to unmask] or fax to: (216) 515-1998. No telephone calls please. See the full ad at http://www.rockhall.com/careers/catalog-and-metadata-librarian-job-no-09 08. Rock & Roll: (noun) African American slang dating back to the early 20th Century. In the early 1950s, the term came to be used to describe a new form of music, steeped in the blues, rhythm & blues, country and gospel. Today, it refers to a wide variety of popular music -- frequently music with an edge and attitude, music with a good beat and --- often --- loud guitars.C 2005 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. This communication is a confidential and proprietary business communication. It is intended solely for the use of the designated recipient(s). If this communication is received in error, please contact the sender and delete this communication.