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Metadata Librarian, Hebrew Specialty, Brandeis University Library (Waltham)

Brandeis University invites applicants for an open Metadata Librarian, Hebrew Specialty position. At Brandeis University, our mission and history are rooted in the pursuit of social justice, thus we aim to include this value in all that we do. We are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those who have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation and who are committed to building, engaging with, and sustaining a pluralistic, unified, and just campus community. 

Ranked #42 by U.S. News & World Report among National Universities, Brandeis is a research intensive, medium-sized university with strengths across the humanities and sciences. Unusual for an institution our size is our considerable research portfolio, exceeding $55 million last year. Brandeis is home to award-winning faculty members, students from 100 countries, and talented staff, all deeply engaged in the Brandeis community. Brandeis is also notable for the strength of our creative arts, and community members enjoy many performances and activities throughout the year in theater, music, and the visual arts. Located in Metro Boston, this area is home to an incredible range of activities, including arts, theater, excellent restaurants, national parks, and beaches.

The Library is a fantastic environment for maintaining an excellent work/life balance, engaging in meaningful professional development, and pursuing professional networking with peers in higher education throughout New England and the nation. The Brandeis Library is the geographic and symbolic center of campus, offering the unique opportunity to build relationships with research, faculty, students, staff, technology, and information resources. With approximately 50 dedicated staff members, the Brandeis Library works in tandem with the community to generate and preserve scholarship. We offer research services, instructional support, access to research and teaching resources, patron services, library systems services, a MakerLab, Automation Lab, Digital Scholarship Lab, multimedia labs and studios, and University Archives and Special Collections. We are dedicated to meeting the changing needs of our users and providing a space for the community to gather, study, collaborate, and achieve.


Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in Library and Information Science preferred plus 3-5 years related work experience.

Required: Hebrew language proficiency; Knowledge of metadata standards (e.g. RDA, MARC21, Dublin Core), best practices, and tools (e.g. MarcEdit, OpenRefine, Connexion); Strong interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills; Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

Full/Part Time

Full Time



Salary Range

$58,700.00 - $72,100.00  /  year

Salary Notes

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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