Head of Cataloging & Metadata Management


University of Missouri – Kansas City

Job Summary: 

The UMKC Libraries are seeking a collaborative individual to fill the role of Head of Cataloging & Metadata Management.

The Head of Cataloging & Metadata Management is responsible for managing the Cataloging and Metadata Management department; providing bibliographic access to a wide range of print and non-print formats, including materials for the library’s general collections, and special and distinctive collections from the Health Sciences Library, Law Library, LaBudde Special Collections, Marr Sound Archives, and Music/Media Library; and actively coordinating shared cataloging services. General responsibilities include the creation of original bibliographic records and authority records; management of operations involving MARC cataloging, metadata management, and catalog maintenance­­, processing, and preservation of physical materials; and coordination with other library departments on shared cataloging services and with the University of Missouri (MERLIN) on shared catalog-related development.

This position is a non-tenure track, ranked faculty librarian appointment, has supervisory responsibilities, and reports to the Associate Dean of Special Collections and Archives.

For more information about the position and application instructions, please review the full posting and job description: https://library.umkc.edu/jobs/head-of-cataloging.

Applications received by February 7, 2021 will be given priority consideration.