Cataloging and Metadata Trainer

Amigos Library Services


Application Deadline

Apply By Sep 29th, 2022


$48,000.00 per Year   Calculate





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


This job is more than 3 weeks old or the application deadline has passed.

Job Description

Position Overview
Provide education, consulting, and support for cataloging, classification, and metadata standards used by librarians and archivists. Duties include developing and conducting training courses and presentations on cataloging, classification, and metadata standards; monitoring current and emerging regional, national, and international cataloging and metadata standards and practices; providing support and consulting for cataloging and metadata standards; and administering the RDA Toolkit member benefit and discount program.

This position reports to the Continuing Education Services Manager.

This position is available from our Dallas or St. Louis offices with the option to work remotely. Amigos staff currently work in Illinois, Missouri, and Texas. Work-related travel may be required.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
•3 years related professional experience in cataloging, metadata, and/or technical services.
•1 – 3 years of teaching, training, or instruction experience.
•Thorough knowledge of current library principles and practices for cataloging, acquisitions,serials, authority control, and digital metadata.
•Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
•Considerable ability in oral and written communication.

Preferred Experience:
•Professional library experience in an academic or public library environment.
•Experience managing electronic resources.
•Experience working with Open Refine, MARC Edit, and Python.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

The anticipated hiring salary is from $48,000. Amigos offers a competitive benefits package including medical and dental coverage; optional vision and supplementary insurances; 401(k) retirement plan; vacation, personal, and sick days. Remote work and flexible schedule options are also available for this position.


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HR Info

To apply, send a cover letter and resume as PDF attachments to Tracy Byerly at The position is open until filled with the first review of applications beginning September 29th.

Posted Sep 19, 2022