Metadata Librarian for Slavic Languages - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Description: The Metadata Librarian for Slavic Languages provides original and complex copy cataloging of materials in all formats in Slavic languages, principally Russian and Czech, but also Polish, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Slovak and Ukrainian. The librarian supports the discovery of library resources by creating and enhancing bibliographic and authority records; participating in inclusion, diversity, equity, and access work; cataloging materials in English and other European languages as needed; and aiding in resolving difficult cataloging problems in specialty areas of language and subject competence. An essential component of this work is a willingness to learn and curiosity about the cultures, history, and politics of Russia, Central/East/Southeast Europe and former Soviet republics. The librarian also works closely with the Slavic & East European Studies Librarian.
Qualifications: ALA-accredited master’s degree in library science, information science or equivalent professional degree. A minimum of three months in a relevant field experience or internship or equivalent experience. Reading knowledge of a Slavic language in the Cyrillic alphabet. Demonstrated interest in Russia, Central/East/ Southeast Europe and former Soviet republics.
Salary: $57,000 minimum