Cataloging and Metadata Librarian

Regis University

Regis University

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$25,500.00 per Year   Calculate


Denver, CO





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience


Type of Library


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Job Description

Job Summary:

Performs original cataloging of monographic titles, original and copy cataloging of musical scores, print and electronic journal titles, archival materials, government documents, and audiovisual materials. Works closely with colleagues to evaluate and document policies, procedures and workflows for cataloging, database maintenance and non-MARC metadata creation within the library. This is a .50 FTE, unranked faculty position.

Working at Regis University 

As Regis employees, we each have a responsibility to perform our work in alignment with the mission of the University, especially with its Catholic and Jesuit values. All employees are expected to both contribute to and strengthen the university’s culture of respect, inclusion and equity for all members of our community.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application and requested documents by logging into Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and access the internal site.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:


Performs original cataloging of unique monographic and serial titles. Performs original and copy cataloging of print and electronic journal titles, audiovisual material, archival materials, and musical scores. Edits records from OCLC and other sources in MarcEdit. Exports records from OCLC and loads into III Sierra. Performs numerous batch loads for various vendors and in various formats, including but not limited to Kanopy, Springer, ScienceDirect, Oxford Scholarship, Safari, etc. Develops and provides resource discovery across a variety of formats, ensures the quality of metadata and cataloging records in the resource discovery tools, and develops new approaches to metadata processes in consultation with various stakeholders. Performs substantive database maintenance, including but not limited to: authority control processing and loads, headings reports, global updates and URL maintenance. Upgrades cataloging applications such as Connexion and collaborates with other CARL member libraries to troubleshoot batch loading of consortium cataloging records. Serves as the work-lead for the Cataloging Assistant, providing day-to-day guidance on duties and associated training. Maintains awareness of current cataloging standards and rule changes and dissemination to relevant staff; maintains a working knowledge of a variety of library and bibliographic metadata formats, both traditional and emerging. Collaborates broadly with colleagues to ensure that library materials are readily discoverable and accessible to meet users’ needs, including assisting with e-resource support and troubleshooting.


Education: ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent advanced degree required.


1. Minimum one-year experience in library cataloging department preferred, academic library preferred.

2. Experience cataloging print and electronic monographs, serials, music scores, audiovisual materials, dissertations, government documents, and archival materials, or the equivalent in coursework preferred. Experience batch loading records and batch editing records.

3. Minimum one-year supervisory experience preferred.

The Community

Regis University, inspired by its Jesuit Catholic heritage, has been committed to academic excellence, personal development and community engagement since its founding in 1877. Regis provides values-based education at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission: A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Its motto, “Men and Women in Service of Others,” describes the purpose of Jesuit education: to form men and women who use their knowledge in the unselfish service of others. Regis University's Northwest Campus is the main campus and administrative hub, located in Denver, Colorado. Regis University has three additional campuses in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Thornton, Colorado and the Denver Tech Center, as well as distance learning initiatives.

Beyond its historic campus in Northwest Denver, there are Regis campuses in Thornton, the Denver Tech Center and in Colorado Springs. Regis currently serves about 10,000 students in online and campus environments and has been ranked as a top school in the Western Region for 20 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report.


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Posted Apr 16, 2021