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    About the Position:
    The U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY is an academic institution located in the Hudson River Valley, 50 miles from New York City. The historic site is the oldest continuously occupied military post in America. West Point is a self contained city with housing, a Department of Public Works, libraries, hospital, fire department, chapels, and restaurants. Employees have access to Eisenhower Hall Theater, Hudson Valley's performing arts center, and recreational facilities.

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    Responsibilities

    • Create, review, and edit metadata for digital collections in accordance with professional metadata and cataloging standards and schema.
    • Manage the systems and processes that convert metadata and digital content for discovery, display, and use.
    • Participate in processes to select, design, and adapt metadata schema, controlled vocabularies, and data dictionaries.
    • Maintain quality control oversight of digital library content and metadata systems.
    • Provide training to other library staff regarding digital library and metadata workflows.
    • Participate in the development of online, interactive interpretative displays of digital library materials.
    • Provide information technology systems support for digital library systems as required.
    • Conduct batch loading of records to the integrated system, including pre-processing using MarcEdit and post-processing and review within the integrated system.
    • Contribute to ongoing catalog maintenance by completing assigned authority work and updating and correcting other records when necessary.
    • May provide scheduled reference service.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    1410 Librarian

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/550179900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.