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Acquisitions and Metadata Librarian

Information Services

Location:  Brighton - Moulsecoomb
Salary:  £30,942 to £34,804 per annum
Closing Date:  Sunday 27 October 2019
Interview Date:  Thursday 07 November 2019
Reference:  IS5311-19-397

We are seeking an experienced librarian to manage and develop the Library Services’ acquisitions and metadata operations. If you are keen to provide a customer focused, cost effective and responsive service to the university libraries then this is the role for you. 

An experienced staff manager, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will have direct line management, leadership and developmental responsibilities for the acquisitions and metadata team c 6 staff. 

A professional librarian, with substantial experience in an acquisitions and metadata role, you will utilize recognised cataloguing standards (AACR2, RDA) to ensure maximise discoverability of the libraries’ collections through a range of resource discovery tools.

You will have an understanding of the traditional, and an interest in the emerging scholarly communications landscape and the implications for content acquisitions and delivery. 

You should be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative with strong IT skills and an understanding and enthusiasm for metadata work. 

This is  a permanent, full time role.

Because we are under-represented in Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff, we particularly encourage applicants from the BAME communities, however we welcome applicants from all groups.

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The University of Brighton is committed to equality and embraces diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.  We welcome all applicants and are committed to providing a supportive and flexible working environment.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.


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