The Metadata Services Unit (MSU) improves access and discovery of library resources and strengthens data interoperability across the library through metadata production services and software development support. Through production services, the MSU supports and engages staff in efficient metadata creation for digitization, offering staff training, development and documentation of local standards and practices, project consultation, and quality control.
MSU seeks candidates enthusiastic about metadata and the future of libraries for the position of Metadata Specialist I. Reporting to the Manager, Metadata Services, the Metadata Specialist I balances high productivity and high quality output to wrangle metadata across a corpus of more than a million metadata records. Strong interpersonal and written skills are key to supporting quality metadata creation and remediation across NYPL research library divisions and within a cooperative team environment. This is a perfect opportunity for a proactive individual with the ability to quickly synthesize complex information.
Will require travel within NYC