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Metadata Specialist

Do you have excellent accuracy and attention to detail? Are you confident working with resources in a range of formats? Are you an innovative team player, able to make a positive contribution to metadata management in this large HE library?

The Metadata Team catalogues a wide range of material for the Library including print monographs, e-resources, continuing resources, research outputs and Special Collections material. The team are involved in projects relating to internal and external initiatives ranging from cooperative cataloguing to developments in library linked data. This role offers the opportunity for involvement in all aspects of the team’s work, with day to day responsibility for the cataloguing and classification of material, checking metadata quality, updating and correcting entries, ensuring accuracy across a range of databases, and responding to enquiries.

You’ll have experience of MARC21, RDA and AACR2, and an understanding of classification principles.  You’ll need strong interpersonal skills to be able to work effectively with the wider team, other Library colleagues and external bodies. You’ll have a forward thinking approach and be open to new experiences and challenges in metadata management.

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

Sheila Gallagher, Access & Acquisitions Assistant Manager: Metadata Operations

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 1530, Email: 

Further information about the Library

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Library
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £23,067 to £26,715 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (until 26 January 2022)
Release Date:  Monday 10 February 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 23 February 2020
Reference:  CSLIB1231
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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