The following vacancy is currently being advertised at Newcastle University.
Applications are invited for the post of Metadata Librarian in the Services and Operations Division of the University Library. Based in the Robinson Library, you should be an enthusiastic and forward-looking cataloguer with substantive experience and a strong working knowledge of current cataloguing and classification standards, particularly MARC 21 and Dewey Decimal Classification, together with an awareness of existing and developing standards such as Dublin Core and RDA. You will need a good honours degree and postgraduate qualification in Library or Information Studies or equivalent. In addition, you should possess highly developed IT skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to organise your work and time effectively, to show initiative and to work independently as well as part of a team. You should also have some supervisory experience, experience of an integrated library management system and of working in an HE environment.
Hours of work are Wednesday afternoon plus all day Thursday and Friday (18.5 hours per week).
Salary: up to £28,839, rising to £35,469 (pro-rata) per annum
Deadline for applications: 22 October
Shortlisting will take place on: 28 October
Interviews will be held on: 4 November
Please apply online at http://www.ncl.ac.uk/vacancies/ Job reference: C561A
Informal enquiries may be made to: Elizabeth Oddy, Head of Services and Operations (tel: 0191 222 7658; email: [log in to unmask])
Head of Technical Services
0191 222 7589/5180
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