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LIBRARIAN C

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 56-27713
Posted Job Title LIBRARIAN C
School Name Law School
Org Biddle Law Library
Posted to the Web 01/11/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade 027
Employment Type Exempt
Hours N/A
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule M-F, 9:00-5:00
Months 12
Position Length Ongoing
Position End Date
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

Penn Law is one of the nation’s oldest and most distinguished law schools. We offer a distinctive cross-disciplinary legal education, drawing on the depth and breadth of the University of Pennsylvania. The resulting intellectual opportunities and professional relationships bridge traditional boundaries and disciplines, making Penn Law an extraordinary supportive academic community for its scholars and students alike. https://www.law.upenn.edu/

Duties

The Metadata and Systems Librarian is responsible for managing catalog metadata, including production and quality assurance; analyzing and executing bibliographic record loads into the catalog; overseeing authority control processing; monitoring and managing outsourced contract cataloging and shelf-ready processing; and supervising the support staff member responsible for table of contents authority work, material labeling, other final processing, metadata uploads into archival display software, and limited library-initiated law school archival assistance. This librarian also provides key support for the library’s integrated library system and plays aunique role in ensuring that the Biddle Law Library takes full advantage of existing technologies as well as investigates and adapts new technologies in acquiring, organizing, and presenting legal information to its faculty, students, and other users outside the law school. Furthermore, this librarian supports and maintains the library’s digital collections; identifies and implements appropriate metadata standards; and works with all the librarians and other members of the law school in promoting content to the library’s web pages and applications. The Metadata and Systems Librarian also supervises a second support staff member with responsibility – and systems-related tasks, faculty appointments committee work, and faculty publication and Institutional Repository support.

Qualifications

A Master’s Degree or more and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/33820

Posting Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • Less than high school education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Vocational or Technical School
    • Associate's Degree or Two Year College
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree
  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
    • 0 to 1 Year
    • 1 to 2 Years
    • 2 to 3 Years
    • 3 to 5 Years
    • 5 to 7 Years
    • 7 to 10 Years
    • Over 10 Years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents