Job Opening Title:
Name of Employer:
Milner Library at Illinois State University
Job Site Location (City, State) :
June 18, 2023
Minimum Degree Requirement:
Years of experience required:
$19.35/hr – $20.00/hr
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Milner Library at Illinois State University is seeking qualified candidates for a Metadata Specialist. From providing access to unique and primary sources for one of the leading circus collections in the United States to supporting new digital initiatives and experimentation, Milner Library offers candidates terrific opportunities to develop valuable skills in a team-based approach to metadata creation and discovery.
The primary purpose of this position is to incorporate new content into the digital collections repository, enabling discovery and accessibility of those materials. This includes subject analysis of digitized items and the creation, enhancement, and maintenance of descriptive metadata for a range of digital media types such as images, books, manuscripts and diaries, oral histories, audio files, moving images, maps, broadsides, and three-dimensional objects in the library’s digital collections. This also includes participating in resource description initiatives supporting the advancement of the discoverability of the digital collections working with a broad range of standardized vocabularies, schema, and other knowledge systems. This position is also responsible for increasing discoverability and accessibility of materials by creating, maintaining, and editing linked data for materials. All activities are directed toward collaborative solutions for improved metadata for optimizing discoverability, access, and the accurate representation of the library’s digital collections for use by library patrons including students, staff, faculty, the community, and those beyond.
For more information and application details visit: https://jobsearch.illinoisstate.edu/en-us/job/516836/metadata-specialist
Application deadline is June 18, 2023.