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Semantic Web Jobs: University of North Florida

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The University of North Florida is looking for a Resource Description Librarian in Jacksonville, FL.

The University of North Florida is looking for a Resource Description Librarian in Jacksonville, FL. The post states, “The Library at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville seeks applicants for Resource Description Librarian. The Resource Description Librarian works under the direction of the Head of Discovery Enhancement to produce MARC and non-MARC metadata for library resources in all formats, and resolves descriptive data issues in library discovery systems. This position also performs database maintenance activities, documents procedures and processes, and assists with training staff in descriptive metadata production. The Resource Description Librarian works closely with all sections of the library to ensure best practices for access to library materials through multiple discovery venues. This position requires knowledge of multiple metadata standards and schema, and an awareness of anticipated transitions to future data platforms. For a complete job description please see http://www.unf.edu/library/about/adv_rdl.aspx. “

Qualifications for the position include: “Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve issues involving display and indexing in library systems; experience performing authority control using controlled vocabularies or taxonomies; involvement in innovative projects that embrace change and implement new concepts such as linked data, RDF, and the Semantic Web; demonstrated interaction between traditional MARC-based systems and metadata for a digital library environment; experience using global descriptive data editing tools such as MarcEdit; ability to multitask, prioritize, and work both independently and as part of a team; experience training staff; and evidence of effective communication and interpersonal skills.”

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