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Florida International University is Miami’s public research university. FIU is focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 35 programs in the top 100 in the nation among public universities, including 15 in the top 50. FIU is a top U.S. research university with more than $200 million in annual expenditures and is designated as an “Emerging Preeminent State Research University” by the Florida Board of Governors. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit


Cataloging and Metadata Librarian


The Florida International University Libraries seek an energetic and service-oriented full-time Cataloging and Metadata Librarian. Located at the Green Library and reporting to the Head of the Cataloging Department, this position will have primary responsibility for original and complex copy cataloging, and authority work for all types of library materials and collections, with a focus on the Libraries’ special collections. This position will be responsible for coordinating special collections cataloging activities, implementing policies and procedures, and providing direct supervision to one cataloging full-time staff member.

FIU catalogers work in a statewide-shared bibliographic database, currently using Ex Libris’ Aleph integrated library system. Librarians are expected to participate in professional development, research, and service activities to meet the Libraries and University’s requirements for promotion. This position will also be expected to serve on Libraries and University committees, task forces and teams, as appropriate, as well as network and actively participate in local, regional, and national organizations regarding issues in metadata creation and special collections cataloging.


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Desired Qualifications:

Rank/Salary: Non-tenured faculty status; rank and salary are competitive based on qualifications and experience.

About the Libraries: For information about the FIU Libraries, please visit

Applications must be submitted on-line at When applying please reference Job Opening ID: 519670. Attach a cover letter, a resume, and the names and contact information for 3 professional references, in a single file. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 8, 2019. Review will continue until position is filled. All inquiries should be directed to Annia Gonzalez, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, at [log in to unmask].


FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Zhonghua Du

Database & Metadata Management Librarian

NACO/SACO Liaisons

Florida International University

11200 S.W. 8th Street, GL819

Miami, FL 33199

Tel.: 305-348-3785

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