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

posted May 4, 2017, 5:30 AM by Lars Hagelin
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock seeks applications for the position of Discovery and Metadata Coordinator / Librarian (R97034). 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 Discovery and Metadata Team (formerly Technical Services) and division's efforts to ensure its rich variety of analog and digital information resources are findable and accessible. The Discovery and Metadata Coordinator collaborates with personnel across the division, throughout the university, and with external partners to ensure access to and discovery of resources within the division. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

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 three (3) years’ experience in the provision of technical services in a library setting with a minimum of one (1) year experience in a managerial or leadership role.

Preferred Qualifications: Five or more years of experience in management positions in an academic library. Demonstrated experience in developing working partnerships with a variety of groups. 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 on the Human Resources’ website at 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.