Metadata Program Assistant

Columbus, Ohio
29 May 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Ohio State University Libraries seeks a detail-oriented individual to fill the position of Metadata Program Assistant. Under the general direction of the Metadata Initiatives Librarian, the position focuses on creating, transforming, and remediating metadata related to digitized and born-digital library materials, representing a rich and diverse array of formats, subjects, and levels of existing description. Performs metadata audits and clean up to ensure compliance with guidelines and formats. Prepares and verifies batch loads. Collaborates with colleagues throughout the library to ensure efficient workflows for digital collection production, from selection to discoverability. Supports application of various metadata standards and provides training to staff performing routine metadata creation. May supervise staff and student employee positions in performing metadata work or oversee projects. Consistently demonstrates commitment to our values and promotes an organizational culture of Discovery, Connection, Equity, Integrity, and Stewardship ( as well as dedication to advance the work of Content and Access unit. All other duties as assigned.