Opening: Metadata Analyst at CDL

Be part of a metadata team shaping the future of discovery & delivery library services at the CDL.

About you

You are a metadata analyst with the ability to understand how metadata is mapped and transformed as it travels between discovery, delivery, and decision support systems. You are deeply and creatively engaged with the digital library domain and eager to work in a collegial and collaborative environment like the CDL. You want to work on:

  • Collaborative projects with partners such as HathiTrust and other digital libraries
  • Melvyl , UC Libraries’ union catalog
  • Development of local, national and international metadata standards

About us

We are the California Digital Library’s Discovery & Delivery Team. We’re planning and building the next generation of library services even as we make our existing systems better. We need you to help us make it happen. Read more about what we do and our strategic goals for the Discovery & Delivery Team on the CDL website.


  • Degree in information management/science, or a related field
  • Minimum 1 year experience (or a combination of education and experience) in metadata analysis and support.
  • Experience in recommending, designing and implementing metadata schemes for digital library projects.
  • Experience cataloging in MARC.
  • Experience with MARC, Dublin Core, METS and others.


Experience in the transformation of XML documents using XSLT.

Get details and apply here: UCOP job website (requisition 20110291)

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