Cartographic Metadata Librarian, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

The University of Minnesota Libraries invites applications for a full-time 12-month, continuous-appointment Cartographic Metadata Librarian. The successful candidate will provide leadership and coordination for cartographic resource cataloging/metadata held by the University of Minnesota Libraries, including the John R. Borchert Map Library, and will contribute to and collaborate with the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geospatial team to create and maintain metadata for the Geospatial Project. In addition, the position will assume primary responsibility for developing policies, procedures, and manage workflows for original and copy cataloging of cartographic resources. Metadata librarians work with the Director of Data Management & Access in coordinating metadata projects, training and mentoring support staff within the unit, and writing documentation. The Cartographic Metadata Librarian will also participate in Libraries-wide efforts, such as digital library metadata development and contribute to the knowledge base of the profession through research, publication, and professional engagement, while working toward continuous appointment status.

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