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Part-Time Metadata Assistant, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

The Northeastern University Library is seeking a metadata assistant for a part-time temporary position. The assistant will create and enhance MODS records for the library's digital collection of texts and images. The work will include creating descriptive MODS metadata via spreadsheets as part of the digitization workflow, and creating/enhancing MODS XML metadata using Oxygen. The position requires some experience in MODS and Oxygen, and knowledge of LCSH and name authorities. The right person will be detail-oriented and have the ability to work with minimal supervision in collaborative environment.

 

Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in an ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS or equivalent
  • Experience with MODS and Oxygen
  • Knowledge of LSCH and name authorities
  • Attention to detail
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Strong communication skills

 

Hours:

10-17 hours a week.  Hours can be flexible, but must fall between 9AM and 5PM, Monday-Friday.

 

Pay Rate: $14 per hour

 

Contact: Send resume and cover letter to Stephanie Hudner at s.hudner@northeastern.edu.

 

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action Title IX employer. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

 

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