Job: Islamic and Christian Arabic Metadata Librarian, St. John’s University

From the ad:

The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML) at Saint John’s University invites applications for the full-time, benefit eligible position of Islamic and Christian Arabic Metadata Librarian. This is a grant-funded position for up to 36 months with possibility of extension contingent upon available funding… The Islamic and Christian Arabic Metadata Librarian will create metadata in collaboration with HMML catalogers for HMML’s Eastern Christian and Islamic collections for records entered into HMML’s digital platform, vHMML Reading Room. This metadata librarian will be responsible for creating metadata for authors and titles not found in VIAF or Library of Congress authority files according to Library of Congress standards, as well as using known LC and VIAF authority files in line with some local practices used at HMML. The metadata librarian will work with HMML staff to maintain the metadata in the database, including periodic audits and corrections. The Metadata Librarian will participate in the further development of HMML’s online platforms and their links to digital humanities projects at other institutions. The Metadata Librarian will report to the Coordinator of Digital Humanities Projects.

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