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Metadata Services Manager position at Caltech, Pasadena, CA

Caltech Library Services (CLS) seek a forward thinking manager of 
its newly formed Metadata Services group. The Metadata Services 
Manager reports to the Director of Library Information Technology 
and is responsible for the development, implementation, and 
maintenance of databases and digital resources. The Manager will 
develop a comprehensive strategy for the acquisition, 
description, management, and preservation of digital library 
resources, and the acquisition and description of books, 
journals, databases, and site licenses.

The Metadata Services Manager will provide leadership in the 
analysis, planning, development, and deployment of tools to 
search, manipulate, manage, and preserve information. To this 
end, the Metadata Services Manager is expected to participate in 
professional organizations to bring this expertise to the CLS. 
The Metadata Services Manager will work with other CLS 
departments and with the CLS user community to evaluate, adopt, 
and implement metadata standards and best practices that support 
the CLS catalog and repositories of texts, images, data, and 
audio-visual resources.

CLS is a small and agile organization of about 40 FTE that has a 
proven record of early adoption of new technologies. It serves a 
community of 285 faculty, 300 Researchers, and 2000 students in 
Pasadena, California.

Letter of interest and resume should be submitted to the Caltech 
job application web site at <http://tinyurl.com/37n58q>, where a 
complete job description is posted. Applications received by 
February 26th will receive first consideration. Position will 
remain open until filled.


George S. Porter
Sherman Fairchild Library of Engineering & Applied Science
California Institute of Technology
Mail Code 1-43, Pasadena, CA  91125
Telephone (626) 395-3409 Fax (626) 431-2681
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