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Discovery and Metadata Coordinator/Librarian-- University of Arkansas at Little Rock

posted Apr 13, 2017, 4:56 AM by Lars Hagelin
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock seeks applications for the position of Discovery and Metadata Coordinator/Librarian (R99690). The Discovery and Metadata Coordinator/Librarian is a 12-month library faculty position with rank leading to tenure. Reporting to the Director of Technology and Digital Initiatives, the coordinator provides vision, leadership, and innovation for the division's Discovery and Metadata Team (formerly Technical Services), including library and discovery systems, cataloging and metadata processes, and e-resources.

Little Rock is a vibrant city that was ranked as one of “America’s 10 Great Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine. As the capital city for Arkansas, Little Rock offers a variety of dining, entertainment, and other attractions.

Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited school or approved terminal degree. A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the provision of technical services in an academic library setting with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a managerial or leadership role

Preferred Qualifications: Five (5) or more years of experience in management positions in an academic library. Demonstrated experience in developing working partnerships with academic departments and other campus communities. Experience with Innovative Interfaces integrated library system (Sierra), EBSCO discovery system, WorldShare Record Manager, and WorldShare Collection Manager.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at http://ualr.edu/humanresources/. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
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