Posting #FALI01-20 PART
Metadata Librarian, Librarian I or II
Geoffrey R Weller Library
The University of Northern British Columbia is a University both in and for the north, and this mission has instilled a strong sense of ownership, purpose, and adventure among their students, alumni, faculty, staff, and the communities they serve. UNBC is also Canada’s Green University™, leading the way to a more sustainable future for all. UNBC is honored to serve diverse traditional territories that are home to numerous First Nations and other Indigenous groups.
UNBC, in conjunction with the Geoffrey R Weller Library, invites application for a full-time continuing Metadata Librarian position.
Reporting to the University Librarian and working collaboratively with Technical Services and Archives, the Metadata Librarian joins a small team of dedicated librarians in enhancing research and learning at UNBC. This position will bring expertise in library classification and description and will take the lead in implementing recent advances in metadata and cataloguing such as RDA, FRBR-LRM, BIBFRAME and linked data. The Metadata Librarian provides expertise in the development, implementation and assessment of metadata policies and procedures while monitoring external developments and changing needs in these areas. This position will holistically consider metadata across UNBC’s collections, including MARC and non-MARC metadata. All librarians provide reference and instruction and liaise with academic programs. Librarians at UNBC contribute to the body of research in their field and are encouraged to actively participate in appropriate associations, user groups and standard bodies.
Responsibilities of this position include:
Strongly Preferred Qualifications
Appropriate combinations of Required and Preferred qualifications will be considered.
Applicants should forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FALI01-20 PART to:
The Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia
3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9
Inquiries:Dr. Bill McGill, Geoffrey R Weller Library
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.
We thank all applicants for their interest in UNBC however, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Applications received on or before July 30, 2020, will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.