** Apologies for cross posting **

Digital Libraries and Technical Services at the New School Libraries &
Archives is seeking a cataloging and metadata professional with background
on music. For more information and to apply for the position, please click
on the following link:

Position Title: *Cataloging and Metadata Librarian*
Requisition Number: 0206073048
Location *New York City*
Position Status: *Full-Time*

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Metadata and Resource Support
Services, the Catalog and Metadata Librarian manages metadata creation,
remediation and authority control for The New School Libraries & Archives
materials for all formats. The Cataloging and Metadata Librarian is
responsible for original and complex cataloging in all bibliographic and
physical formats, including monographs, serials, audiovisual materials,
images, and electronic resources. This person is also responsible for
running reports regarding bibliographic data of collection.

- Perform original & complex copy cataloging of libraries & archives
materials in multiple formats including music, serials and special
- Lead library metadata related workflow and projects with support from the
assistant director.
- Perform general catalog maintenance such as bibliographic records
enhancement, reclassification, holdings and item record editing
- Oversees automated cataloging processes from fulfillment vendors and book
- Troubleshoots problems between vendor and integrated library system
(discovery, openURL, and Ex Libris Aleph catalog).
- Process and remediate both MARC and non-MARC metadata in various systems
and applications
- Handle off-site processing and recall operations
- Participate in Reserves and Inter-Library Loan Processing
- With support from the Assistant Director, establish workflows and create
documentation for various technical services operations related to metadata
creation and maintenance
- Gathers, maintains and reports key metrics (including usage, cost
comparison, etc.) for quarterly and periodic reports
- Provide training to other libraries and archives departments when
- Participates in professional activities and committee assignments within
the Libraries, on campus, and in professional associations
- Maintains a current knowledge of national and international developments
and trends in cataloging, metadata, and bibliographic and authority control.
- Perform other duties as assigned

*Minimum Qualifications*:
- Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program
- Experience in cataloging; knowledge of RDA, AACR2, LCSH, LCC, MARC21
formats, and authority control
- Experience using an Integrated Library System such as Ex Libris’ Aleph,
Voyager, or other integrated library system.
- Reading knowledge in music and music cataloging
- Experience using OCLC Connexion, Record Manager or other bibliographic
utility for cataloging
- Familiarity with electronic cataloging support tools, such as
Classification Web and Cataloger’s Desktop
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Must be proficient in MS Office Suite

*Preferred Qualifications*:
- Experience working in an academic library, especially in a technical
services department
- Copy and original cataloging experience of music material, including
audio-visual, electronic, digital as well as physical scores
- Knowledge or demonstrated interest in current trends and development in
metadata standards including IFLA LRM, LC-PCC PS, other thesaurus
vocabularies or terminologies (i.e. LCGFT, LCDGT, FAST), BIBFRAME, Linked
Data and identity management
- Working knowledge of one or more non-MARC metadata formats, especially
EAD, Dublin Core, MODS, VRA Core, DACS
- Familiarity with name, series, and subject authority cataloging
procedures and national standards.
- Proficient in MarcEdit and/or OpenRefine and other metadata editing tools
- Experience with programming language(s) for batch-related MARC
transformations (i.e. Python, PERL, XSLT)
- Working knowledge of basic SQL/CCL syntax
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to set priorities and
accomplish goals
- Reading knowledge of one or more European or Asian languages


Ms. Keiko SUZUKI

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