Metadata Specialist: Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society Collection

Leeds, United Kingdom
£23,067 to £26,715 p.a.
Tuesday, 3 December 2019
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 15 December 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Do you have excellent accuracy and attention to detail? Are you confident working with resources in a range of formats? Are you a team player, able to make a positive contribution to metadata management in this large HE library?

You will be part of the Metadata Team who catalogue a wide range of material for the Library including print monographs, e-resources, continuing resources, research outputs and Special Collections material. The team are involved in projects relating to internal and external initiatives. This role will focus on the cataloguing of the collections of the Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society which include monographs, periodicals and pamphlets.  This project will initially focus on the completion of the cataloguing of the monograph material with possible scope to advance to the cataloguing of the additional formats.

You’ll have experience of MARC21, RDA and AACR2, and an understanding of classification principles.  You’ll need strong interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively with the wider team, other Library colleagues and external bodies.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Sheila Gallagher, Access & Acquisitions Assistant Manager: Metadata Operations

Tel: +44 (0) 113 343 1530, email: 

Location:     Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:     Professional Services
School/Institute:     Library
Category:     Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:     Grade 5
Salary:     £23,067 to £26,715 p.a.
Post Type:     Full Time
Contract Type:     Fixed Term (13 months)
Release Date:     Friday 29 November 2019
Closing Date:     Sunday 15 December 2019
Interview Date:     Thursday 09 January 2020
Downloads:     Candidate Brief