Discovery Services Librarian, University of Rochester - Rochester, NY
Posted: Friday, November 5, 2021 Permalink

Job Description

The Discovery Services Librarian is the collection-based domain expert for River Campus Libraries’s (RCL’s) discovery services. Leveraging metadata expertise to ensure successful implementation of key enterprise systems (including Primo, Alma, Preservica, ArchivesSpace and others), they provide leading-edge and user-focused approaches to enhance the discovery and access of RCL’s rich and unique collections. They rely on established and emerging standards and best practices to support interoperable integration of library systems and services and contribute to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in the library’s collections through discovery-focused projects. The Discovery Services Librarian supports cross-libraries discovery and local needs, serving as a critical connection between Metadata Services, Digital Initiatives, and Performance & User Engagement.



  •          MLIS degree and 2+ years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  •          2 years’ experience in an academic environment
  •          Demonstrated experience managing and configuring library discovery systems
  •          Experience with descriptive metadata creation and management including MARC/RDA and one or more non-MARC metadata formats


  •          Demonstrated experience integrating library discovery systems and related metadata-based library systems


All qualified candidates must apply online through the University of Rochester jobsite