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Access & Acquisitions Assistant Manager: Metadata Projects

Are you confident working with metadata? Do you have strong interpersonal skills?  Are you a team leader as well as a team player, able to make a positive contribution to metadata management in this large HE library?

The Access & Acquisitions Team acquires information resources for the Library – hard copy books and journals, and e-resources such as e-books, e-journals and large online packages. Metadata forms an integral part of this process, describing and providing access to a broad portfolio of resources in physical and online formats. This role focuses on the management of the processes around resource description, metadata and the discoverability of resources.

You’ll have responsibility for managing work across a diverse range of areas, ensuring content is accurately represented for discovery and delivering project outcomes to deadlines. You’ll work closely with other sections in Access & Acquisitions and other teams across the Library. You’ll respond to enquiries and liaise with suppliers and providers to solve problems and develop solutions.  You’ll manage Metadata Specialists and their work on project tasks, plan strategically and coordinate workloads with the Access & Acquisitions Assistant Manager: Metadata Operations.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Elly Cope, Access & Acquisitions Manager

Tel: +44(0)113 343 5504, Email: E.C.Cope@leeds.ac.uk 


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Library
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 6
Salary:  £27,511 to £32,817 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (to December 2021)
Release Date:  Friday 29 November 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 15 December 2019
Interview Date:  Tuesday 07 January 2020
Reference:  CSLIB1217
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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