Job Posting: Digital Initiatives and Metadata Librarian

If you’re passionate about metadata and institutional repositories, enjoy opportunities to collaborate across campus units, and want to work with a great group of people, then we’re looking for you! Come join our team at Wright State University Libraries.

We’re hiring a Digital Initiatives and Metadata Librarian who will be responsible for metadata creation and associated authority and quality control and other duties associated with enhancing discovery, access, and delivery of content through our institutional repository, CORE Scholar.  This work supports research, innovation, scholarship, and creative activities of the students, faculty, and staff of Wright State University.

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First preference is given to applications received by August 5, 2022.

Wright State University

Wright State University is a national public university in Dayton, Ohio with more than 11,000 students. Offering 315 degree programs, the university is made up of five colleges, two schools, and a branch campus in Celina, Ohio. Named for the Wright brothers, Wright State University offers an exceptional, affordable education.

University Libraries

The University Libraries uphold the mission of Wright State University by providing exceptional research services and resources to facilitate faculty and student success and by fostering innovation and life‐long learning in our diverse community. Our staff support the values of service, people, learning, research, collaboration, and stewardship. Wright State is a founding member of OhioLINK, the Ohio Library and Information Network, which cooperatively and cost-effectively purchases print and digital scholarly resources for its members, over 120 Ohio academic libraries.

About the region

Located in Southwestern Ohio, Dayton is known as the crossroads of innovation. Dayton ranked No. 2 on Livability’s list of the Best Affordable Places to Live. “Dayton offers a rich assortment of things to do, from outdoor recreation that includes canoeing and ice skating to cultural amenities, like the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center.”

·         “Best Places to Live” – U.S. News and World Report
·         “Top Three places to Live in Ohio”U.S. News and World Report
·         “America’s Most Affordable Cities” – Forbes
·         “Top-10 Cities for Career Opportunities” – SmartAsset
·         “Top-10 Most Creative Mid-Sized Cities” – Movoto
·         “The 25 Best Towns of 2017” – Outside
·         “These U.S. Cities Have the Most Green Spaces” – National Geographic

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