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Metadata Librarian, Tisch Library, Tufts University (Medford)

Reporting to the Head of Metadata Services, the Metadata Librarian will provide descriptive metadata for analog and digital formats including books, serials, audio and video files, government documents, and data sets.  The librarian will provide overall management of formats with complex workflows such as media and electronic resources.  The position collaborates with staff across Tufts libraries and university departments to develop and apply metadata best practices and standards to support scholarship.  The Tisch Library Metadata Services department serves the Tisch, Ginn, Music, SMFA, and Vet libraries to provide access to high-quality resources and services to our users.


·       Experience with metadata schemas and standards such as Dublin Core and/or MODS, MARC, AACR2, CONSER, RDA, LCSH. 

·       Knowledge of established and emerging national and international standards relating to metadata and classification. 

·       Knowledge of trends and issues in academic libraries, scholarly communications, higher education, publishing, and metadata developments. 

·       Self-motivated and detail oriented with evidence of high productivity and problem-solving skills when working independently or in groups, as changing situations require. 

·       The ability to work with varied user groups, and function effectively in a team environment and in a complex organization. Demonstrated ability to work collegially, cooperatively, and flexibly within and across the organization. 

·       Excellent analytical skills and oral and written communication skills. 

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$55,000.00 - $75,000.00  / year

Closing Date

How to Apply

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Follow the directions to submit your CV/resume and cover letter online.  Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds. 


2021-07-20 |  Quick link to this job