Social Sciences and Humanities

FW: Music Metadata Librarian, University of Chicago

  • 1.  FW: Music Metadata Librarian, University of Chicago

    Posted 10-16-2019 18:35

    The University of Chicago Library is seeking an innovative and forward-thinking individual for the position of Music Metadata Librarian. The successful candidate will be responsible for original cataloging and creation of metadata, primarily of music scores, sound recordings, media and digital resources, but also monographs, serials, and special collections materials in all subjects and European languages.

    Working in the central Metadata Management Services Unit, the Music Metadata Librarian will provide leadership and coordination for the metadata provision for the University of Chicago Library's extensive collection of music resources that is responsive to the needs of the user community and supports the Library's vision and goals.

    How to Apply / Contact

    The Search Committee will evaluate candidates' record and accomplishments in order to determine their ability to interact respectfully and effectively orally and in writing with diverse constituencies including faculty, students, colleagues, and community members; ability to work with library users individually and in groups; ability to perform complex problem solving and decision making; and the ability to plan, prioritize, coordinate and implement projects and a record of demonstrated commitment to professional development.

    To Apply: Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and reference contact information online through the University of Chicago's Academic Recruiting website: Review of applications will begin after November 15, 2019. Screening of applications will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

    Salary and Benefits: Appointment salary based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include retirement plan, insurance, and paid time off.

    Questions: Contact Kara Hastings, HR Generalist,

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    Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email with their request.