The International Atomic Energy Agency is looking for a Metadata Librarian
Under the supervision of the IAEA Library Unit Head, the Metadata Librarian provides expertise for the metadata and quality control for the Library’s information resources in all formats, ensuring effective and accurate access to these resources in the library’s catalogue; he/she provides assistance to nuclear and other information services to the IAEA Secretariat, Member States and partner institutions.
The Metadata Librarian performs the role of (1) a metadata librarian, assigning bibliographic metadata according to relevant international standards and schemas; (2) a subject specialist, assigning appropriate subject headings and descriptors using the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) and the International Nuclear Information System (INIS) Thesaurus; classifying documents according to the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC); (3) a reviewer, performing quality control to ensure consistency and accuracy of information sources; (4) a research librarian, providing information services to customers through research, analysis of assigned topics and timely preparation and distribution of information products to target audiences; and (5) a team member working collaboratively with other members of the IAEA Library and the Nuclear Information Section on improving efficiency of delivering products and services to customers using the modern information technology.
Duty Station: Vienna, Austria
Application Deadline: 15 April 2014