The Continuing Resources Metadata and Catalog Librarian performs original and derived cataloging, including Library of Congress classification and subject analysis for electronic/print serials (journals), online databases, and electronic resources.. They Participate in the development of emerging metadata ontologies, including BIBFRAME, RDF, schema.org, and other linked-data and semantic web applications. They serve as the library's leader in contributing to the Cooperative Online Serials Program (CONSER) of the Program for Cooperative Cataloging (PCC).
One who applies to this position should have reading knowledge of at least one European language, demonstrated interest in technical services and serials library issues on the regional, national, and international level. Also, they should have knowledge of cataloging and classification principles and rules, knowledge and skills in applying cataloging and classification standards, and demonstrated potential for leadership.
This is a continuing faculty status track position (equivalent of tenure) in the Harold B. Lee Library at BYU. Benefits include support for research, presenting, and publishing along with vacation, insurance, retirement savings, and appreciation for work-life balance. BYU is located in Provo, Utah, with easy access to a wide variety of recreational opportunities, sports and cultural events.
BYU is a privately owned and operated university of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church.
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Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2019.