[Humanist] 25.466 job at Indiana: URL

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Sat Nov 12 10:20:20 CET 2011

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 25, No. 466.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org

        Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 06:30:46 -0500
        From: Dot Porter <dot.porter at gmail.com>
        Subject: Re: [Humanist] 25.461 job at Indiana
        In-Reply-To: <20111111081745.629EF1F822E at woodward.joyent.us>

Here is a direct link to the job posting, which wasn't included in my
original message. Follow this link for information on how to apply
(scroll down to see the Metadata Analyst posting)



On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 3:17 AM, Humanist Discussion Group
<willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk> wrote:
>                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 25, No. 461.
>            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
>                       www.digitalhumanities.org/humanist
>                Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org
>        Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 13:12:54 -0500
>        From: Dot Porter <dot.porter at gmail.com>
>        Subject: Metadata Analyst position open at Indiana University Libraries
> Please take note of the following position with has just opened in the
> Digital Library Program at Indiana University. We welcome applications
> from candidates with strong backgrounds in metadata crosswalking and
> XML/XSLT. This is a tenure-track librarian position.
> Dot Porter
> (Associate Dir. for Content & Services, DLP)
> (Full description posted here, also available at )
> Metadata Analyst
> Assistant Librarian/Associate Librarian
> Indiana University Bloomington Libraries
> The IU Bloomington Libraries are seeking an energetic, innovative and
> service-oriented individual for the newly created position of Metadata
> Analyst for the Indiana University Digital Library Program (DLP).
> The DLP is a system-wide resource that is dedicated to the production,
> maintenance, delivery, and preservation of a wide range of
> high-quality networked resources. As part of the Library Technologies
> and Digital Libraries division, the DLP assumes a leadership role in
> the development and delivery of services to preserve and provide
> access to digital content from IU’s libraries, archives, museums,
> faculty, and academic departments to local users, citizens of the
> state of Indiana, and beyond. The DLP provides a focus for the
> development of strategies and initiatives that will help guide the
> University's libraries through the transformations necessary to
> succeed in the digital age.
> The Metadata Analyst reports to the Associate Director for Digital
> Library Content and Services and will be responsible for:
>    Planning long-term metadata strategies for the IU Libraries and DLP
>    Advising on appropriate standards and approaches to creating and
> managing metadata for digital projects, collections, and systems
>    Working with collection managers, subject specialists, and
> catalogers to identify appropriate metadata standards in digital
> projects covering a variety of media, including text, music, still
> images, audio, and video
>    Designing and/or adapting XML schemas, XSLT stylesheets,
> Schematron assertions, and RDF ontologies for digital systems and
> projects
>    Translating metadata between formats and integrating metadata from
> a variety of sources
>    Participating in the design and development of services to support
> preservation of and access to digitized and born-digital content from
> IU's collections
>    Collaborating with local, national, and international partners on
> research to advance the state of the art in digital libraries
>    Serving as a liaison between the Digital Library Program and
> internal and external partners on collaborative metadata projects
>    Performing project management activities for individual digital
> collection and systems projects
> The Metadata Analyst will work on projects across the spectrum of the
> Digital Library Program, including those in support of the Lilly
> Library, University Archives, Cook Music Library, Archives of
> Traditional Music, Wells Library, and other units on the IU
> Bloomington campus, as well as in support of other IU campuses. The
> Metadata Analyst will also provide metadata planning and analysis
> support for IUScholarWorks, IU’s suite of online scholarly
> communication services (based on DSpace and Open Journal System
> software), and IU’s Fedora-based digital collections repository.
> The Metadata Analyst will also contribute to DLP's involvement in IU's
> efforts to support data management and curation for its researchers
> and in the groundbreaking work on data publishing and curation to be
> undertaken as part of an NSF funded DataNet award. Additional work
> will overlap with the HathiTrust Digital Library
> (http://hathitrust.org) and the HathiTrust Research Center
> (http://www.hathitrust-research.org).
> Required:
>    ALA-accredited master's degree in library science, information
> management/science, or related degree
>    Minimum 2 years of experience in metadata analysis and support
>    Knowledge of the concepts and applications used in the standards
> and practices of organizing information
>    Experience in recommending, designing and implementing metadata
> schemes for digital library projects
>    Experience in the transformation of XML documents using XSLT
>    Experience with metadata standards including MARC, MARCXML, EAD,
> Dublin Core, METS, MODS, FRBR, VRA and others
>    Experience with creation and/or knowledge and management of
> digital objects in various text, image, sound, and/or video formats
>    Experience with digital repository systems such as Fedora or DSpace
>    Excellent written and oral communication skills
>    Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with
> diverse population of faculty, students, and academic colleagues
>    Good organization skills and an aptitude for complex analytical
> and detailed work
>    Ability to meet the requirements of a tenure-track librarian position
> Preferred:
>    Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, manage, and implement projects
>    Experience with programming using Perl or Java
>    Experience in writing grant proposals and/or managing grants
>    Experience cataloging in MARC
> Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education;
> benefits include a university healthcare plan, university-funded base
> retirement plan, a 100% university paid group life insurance plan, and
> a generous paid time off plan. This is a tenure-track academic
> appointment that includes eligibility for sabbatical leaves. For a
> full list of benefit programs, please refer to the following
> resources:
>    Website: http://www.indiana.edu/~uhrs/benefits/neweeo-profe.html
>    Video: http://www.indiana.edu/~uhrs/benefitsvideo/academic.html
>    Brochure: http://hr.iu.edu/enroll/video.html
> Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2012. The position
> will remain open until filled. How to apply.
> --
> *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
> Dot Porter (MA, MSLS)
> Digital Medievalist, Digital Librarian
> Email: dot.porter at gmail.com
> *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
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Dot Porter (MA, MSLS)
Digital Medievalist, Digital Librarian
Email: dot.porter at gmail.com

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