Metadata and Digital Initiatives Librarian – Wiggins Memorial Library, Campbell University, Buies Creek NC

TITLE: Metadata and Digital Initiatives Librarian
LIBRARY: Campbell University Wiggins Memorial Library
CITY: Buies Creek, NC

Wiggins Memorial Library at Campbell University seeks an innovative and collaborative individual to fill the position of Metadata and Digital Initiatives Librarian. The person in this position is responsible for the development, maintenance, and promotion of a digital archives/repository with the purpose of preserving and providing access to historical university materials and scholarship. The position manages all aspects of the digitization process. The incumbent will also develop, maintain, and promote a digital platform for faculty profiles. This full-time, 12-month non-tenure track position reports to the Head of Technical Services and Systems.

About Campbell University and Wiggins Memorial Library
Located 25 miles south of Raleigh, NC, Campbell University is a leading private university in North Carolina with an enrollment of over 6,000 students. The university is comprised of eight colleges and schools: College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, Divinity School, School of Education, School of Engineering, Law School, School of Osteopathic Medicine, and the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. The mission of Campbell University is to graduate students with exemplary academic and professional skills who are prepared for purposeful lives and meaningful service.

Opened in 2010, Wiggins Memorial Library serves as the main library of Campbell University. Centrally located on the Academic Circle, the Library is a state-of-the-art facility that provides a user-focused, service-rich learning environment in support of the University’s mission. The library enjoys strong relationships with Campbell University faculty supporting their teaching and research.

SALARY: Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include health, disability, and retirement plans.


Minimum Qualifications
• Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA accredited library school with coursework in cataloging and digitization.
• Experience or knowledge of digitization standards and practices.
• Experience or knowledge of current metadata standards.
• Experience or knowledge of scholarly communication needs such as copyright expertise and faculty publications.

Desirable Qualifications
• Good working knowledge of the principles and procedures of professional library work including methods, practices, and techniques of library cataloging, classification, and digitization.
• Experience or knowledge of XML, bibliographic control metadata standards and schemas.
• Experience or knowledge of web servers, such as Apache HTTP server, Apache Tomcat, or Microsoft IIS.
• Experience or knowledge of web page authoring and web-based application technologies, such as HTML5, PHP, JavaScript, and AJAX.
• Experience or knowledge of database servers, such MySQL.
• Demonstrated knowledge of scanning equipment, software, digitization best practices, and digital asset management systems, including CONTENTdm.
• Willing to learn new technical skills that are needed for future library digital initiatives implementation.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Effective organizational and interpersonal skill.

• Oversee the curation, digitization, ingestion, and maintenance of resources and metadata records in library digitization repository.
• Lead the effort in crafting the overall vision for the development of digital collections infrastructure and services at Wiggins Memorial Library.
• Serve as a university resource for students and faculty with respect to digital preservation and digitization standards and issues.
• Develop, maintain, and promote the digital platform for faculty profiles, CU FIND.
• Provide technical support and training for the library digitization repository and faculty profiles platform.
• Manage metadata in all library online systems, including the online catalog, discovery service, and digital repositories.
• Create, document, and oversee digital production and preservation workflows and contribute to the development of policies, guidelines, and best practices.
• Supervise, train, and direct Digitization Intern and student workers.
• Serve on library and university committees as assigned.
• Conduct research on trends in library resource description metadata standards and emerging technologies.
• Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Technical Services and Systems or as assigned by the Dean of the Library.

AVAILABLE: Immediate

APPLY BY: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply visit:

Campbell University will no longer be accepting paper applications. Please apply online by clicking “Apply for this Position” below the description of the position in which you are interested.

The application packet should include:
• A letter of application
• Current curriculum vitae
• Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts for all institutions attended (unofficial copies accepted at this stage of the process)
• Names and contact information for three references

If you have any questions, or if you are an individual with a disability and need assistance completing an application for employment contact the Human Resources Department at 910-893-1256 or email Please Note: All position at Campbell University require honesty, integrity, and an understanding of the Christian mission of Campbell University.

Campbell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Accordingly, the University is committed to administering all educational and employment activities without discrimination as to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ethnicity or national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status and any other characteristic protected by law, except where appropriate and authorized by law. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, the following employment decisions and practices: hiring; upgrading; promotions; demotions or transfers; layoffs; recalls; terminations; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and recruitment or recruitment advertising.

Employees and applicants of Campbell University will not be subjected to any form of harassment or discrimination for exercising rights protected by, or because of their participation in, an investigation or compliance review related to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998, or any other federal or state nondiscrimination law, rule, or regulation.

Campbell University also maintains affirmative action programs to implement our equal employment opportunity policy. Employees or applicants who wish to review appropriate portions of these affirmative action programs may schedule an appointment to do so by contacting the Vice President for Business and Treasurer at the Buies Creek campus, during normal business hours.

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