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Quick Summary

University of Minnesota seeks Metadata Specialist Assistant with a base pay of $17.50/hour. This position requires Experience copy cataloging library resources.

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Primary Function

The Metadata Assistant is primarily responsible for copy cataloging electronic resources, including ebooks and streaming videos. They partner with staff in the Cataloging, Metadata, and Digitization Services Department to support cataloging projects that resolve issues related to the catalog and library metadata. This position also performs project support for department and library initiatives.


  • Copy Cataloging/Metadata (65%)
  • Project Support (30%)
  • Other duties as assigned (5%)

Required Qualifications

  • Experience copy cataloging library resources. 
  • Experience working with OCLC Connexion.
  • Knowledge of cataloging and metadata workflows and services.
  • Knowledge of Library of Congress Subject Headings Genre terms and MARC fields used for accessible resources such as closed captioning.

More information

This is a part-time, temporary position. The base pay is $17.50/hour.

How to Apply

For more detailed information and to apply, see the University of Minnesota's full online job post.


Written by

Jesus Maldonado Sanchez
Marketing & Communications Generalist

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