Dear colleagues:

GW Libraries has the following position open, please share with those who
may be interested. Thank you!
*Jackie Shieh*


NextGen Metadata Professional: Continuing Resources (
​the ​
George Washington
University, DC)

​Under the direction of the Resource Description Coordinator, the incumbent
is a member of the Resource Description Group (RDG) and the greater
metadata management group within the George Washington University
Libraries.  The RDG is responsible for describing and providing access to
library collections including serial and monographic content in all
formats.  The RDG plays an instrumental role in helping the Libraries
achieve the objectives laid out in its strategic plan, has been involved in
and collaborated on the next generation metadata development through
BIBFRAME, PCC, and with colleagues worldwide.  The NextGen Metadata
Professional has the primary responsibility for creating metadata for
continuing resources; performing complex metadata revision; and is expected
to write scripts (e.g. Python, Perl) for repurposing existing metadata, and
identity management work for library’s collections.  The NextGen Metadata
Professional is expected to collaborate with colleagues from functional
areas across GW Libraries and beyond in service of the GW Community and the
profession. Review of applications will begin April 24, 2016 and will
continue until the position is filled.

​For full job description, p​
lease visit the GW Job site: