Metadata Librarian for Hebraica and Judaica

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MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education & Experience:

  • Advanced degree in Library Science or a relevant academic discipline with demonstrated understanding of academic libraries or equivalent in education and relevant experience.

To be considered at the Librarian 2 level:

  • Two or more years of relevant experience in a relevant library setting or a combination of education and relevant experience.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced knowledge of Hebrew and of one or more of the following languages in addition to English: Yiddish, Ladino, or Judeo-Arabic.
  • Basic knowledge of current cataloging procedures and principles as defined in RDA, MARC Bibliographic, Holdings, and Authorities formats.
  • Ability to rapidly learn and implement new cataloging procedures and principles adopted by the department.
  • Ability to learn, analyze, and utilize existing and emerging metadata standards and platforms, such as BIBFRAME, Dublin Core, MODS, Wikidata, Sinopia, and relevant thesauri or ontologies, as required by special projects.
  • Familiarity with RDF, XML, and other machine-actionable metadata languages, principles of linked data, and ability to work with controlled vocabularies and ontologies preferred.
  • High level of proficiency using PC-based applications (Windows, word processing, spreadsheets) and other computer applications (email, Internet, Integrated Library Systems); high level computer competency kept up-to-date through continuous learning.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills combined with attention to detail for complex, detail-oriented work.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as a team member, and across departmental boundaries in a fast-paced environment; some project experience preferred.
  • Ability to be flexible, organized, productive and effective in a dynamic environment, involving a variety of simultaneous projects and workflows.
  • Commitment to professional development and service.

To be considered at the Librarian 2 level:

  • Demonstrated experience applying cataloging procedures and principles as defined in RDA, MARC Bibliographic, Holdings, and Authorities formats.
  • Involvement in relevant professional activities on the local and national level, including committee work, conference attendance, and presentations.

 

Physical Requirements*:

  • Constantly sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasps lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, writing by hand, kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other).
  • Rarely use a telephone, operate hand controls.
  • Must be able to push and maneuver a fully loaded cart weighing up to 650 pounds that requires an initial push force up to 50 pounds.
     

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Working Conditions:

  • May work in confined spaces and at heights 4-10 feet; be exposed to dust and mold; work extended hours, evenings, and weekends.

 

Work Standards:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University’s Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

 

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Why Stanford is for You:
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  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, and course auditing. Join a TedTalk, watch a film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
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