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Cataloging and Metadata Librarian, The J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA


The J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Cataloging and Metadata Librarian position at the rank of Senior Assistant or Associate Librarian beginning July 2022 or sooner. We seek a colleague who will provide leadership in the development, evaluation, and implementation of cataloging and metadata policies, standards, procedures, and workflows, in coordination with a Head of Collection Management Services & Scholarly Communication. We are especially interested in qualified candidates with a demonstrated commitment to prioritizing access to a diverse user population, especially for Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and first-generation students. 

The J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University seeks to empower our university constituency with lifelong learning skills to identify, find, evaluate, use, and communicate information in promotion of excellence in scholarship, knowledge, and understanding. We support a diverse community of 30,000 students, faculty, and staff, and we are dedicated to furthering educational equity through our information literacy and collections development practices. Our collections include more than one million items in all formats, including an extensive collection of online databases and full-text resources. Librarians have full faculty status and are expected to meet faculty requirements for tenure and promotion. The library faculty is committed to providing mentoring and support to tenure-track colleagues. The successful candidate will play a key role in helping to shape the future of the library. Additional information about the J. Paul Leonard Library is available at: 

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