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#90407 Collection Management Metadata Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Mon 10/23/2017

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/12/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


Under the direction of the Head of Database & Authorities Management, has lead responsibility for coordinating the metadata components of collection management projects. This includes: Planning, coordinating, and implementing projects involving collections and their relationships to the online catalogs; Coordinating with Facilities, Collection Development & Management, Collection Coordinators, and UC-wide groups about collection moves; Assists in the planning of SRLF shipments including determining which materials can be sent, and; Coordinating UC San Diego’s involvement in shared print projects, such as WEST and JACS.

Additionally, the incumbent has responsibility for complex corrections and functions in the Roger database, including: recataloging, call number assignment, and subject analysis; using Create Lists, Global Update, and Data Exchange to perform mass transactions on groups of records, and; identifies and authorizes the permanent removal of records from the database.

  • For a complete application please submit a cover letter.


  • Working knowledge of the rules and tools relevant to cataloging library resources and the ability to apply them sufficient to gather and analyze collections data, resolve cataloging discrepancies, and to perform mass transactions on cataloging data.

  • Working knowledge of computer systems and software used in library technical services, and of more general productivity tools and programs.

  • A high degree of skill in recognizing, resolving, and/or referring discrepancies including those referred by other staff, and making logical decisions based on knowledge of appropriate policies and procedures.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills, ability to set and maintain priorities, meet deadlines, perform tasks with accuracy and attention to detail, and meet quality and quantity standards.

  • Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to convey critical timelines, technical issues, and solutions.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

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Hiring Salary Range
$22.40 - $25.73 / Hour
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Appointment Percent:
CX Contract
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon - Fri