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Electronic Resources Metadata Librarian (Mgmt 2, Library – Collections), MIT Libraries, (Cambridge, MA)

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries seeks for its Electronic Resources Metadata Librarian a creative and collaborative librarian who will play a key role in making discoverable and accessible electronic resources in our collections.

Reporting to the Lead Metadata Strategist, the Electronic Resources Metadata Librarian will lead, manage, and participate in the metadata workflows for electronic resources in all formats. They will create and edit metadata for e-serials, e-books, databases, and datasets in MARC and non-MARC formats, including activating, cataloging, tracking, updating, and maintaining collections in our systems. They will embrace the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, and social justice in working with people, collections, and systems, applying these principles to our metadata and discovery environments. They will supervise two service staff and coordinate the work of others involved in metadata production and management for electronic resources, providing coaching, leadership, and development support. In collaboration with colleagues, they will manage the workflows for importing batch records from various sources. They will build working relationships with staff throughout the Libraries, fostering communication about electronic resources metadata.

Through metadata creation and management, the Electronic Resources Metadata Librarian supports work that advances the Libraries’ vision of building platforms for the creation, discovery, use, dissemination, and preservation of knowledge that is fully open and equitably accessible. They will value innovation, exploring new and emerging technologies for metadata creation and management.

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