Resource Discovery Officer

Liverpool John Moores University - University Library

The University Library is looking for an enthusiastic, friendly, and adaptable person to join our team providing resource discovery and metadata support for our collections. This is a key professional post, essential to the successful delivery of strategically important services and support.

You will maintain and develop the resource discovery activity of the Library, through effective use of metadata, and ensuring that key systems such as the resource discovery system, digital repository, digital content system, and relevant parts of the library management system are accessible, easy to use, and fit for purpose. In addition, you will engage proactively in innovation and developments in relation to these systems.

You should be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and preferably hold a professional qualification in library and information management or related discipline. You should have knowledge of Dewey, AACR2, MARC21, RDA, and related standards; good levels of written and verbal communication skills; and an interest in new technology that can add value to the service.

Informal enquiries may be made to Mr Richard Davis, Head of Collections and Digital Strategy (tel.: 0151 231 3246 or email:

Closing date: 26 February 2018.

LJMU is committed to achieving equality of opportunity.

For further information about this vacancy and to apply online please click Apply below.

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