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Multiple Openings, Harvard Library, Cambridge, MA

Harvard Library and Harvard College Library are currently seeking candidates for the positions of Metadata Creation Manager and Head, Rare Book Section.

Metadata Creation Manager / Harvard Library

Under the supervision of the Head of Metadata Creation (MC) and as a member of the MC managers team, the incumbent facilitates timely access to Harvard Library collections by ensuring the creation and maintenance of discovery metadata for library content in multiple languages and formats.


Head, Rare Book Section / Harvard College Library

Reporting to the Associate Librarian for Technical Services, the Head of the Rare Book Section leads, manages, and supports Houghton Library's efforts to catalog, preserve, and provide access to rare books, graphics, and other printed holdings in all formats and across Houghton's curatorial areas. The incumbent will bring a progressive, flexible, and innovative approach to this work and will be responsible for developing and/or implementing strategies, technologies, and standards that facilitate researcher access to Houghton's holdings. The Head of the Rare Book Section supervises section staff, plans and manages projects, and collaborates with staff and departments throughout Houghton Library, and participates actively within the broader Harvard special collections and cataloging community.


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