The Baylor University Libraries is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to join our team of librarians, serving as the Catalog and Database Maintenance Librarian. We’re looking for a detail-oriented individual with strong problem-solving skills to lead the print monograph and database maintenance teams within Cataloging and Metadata Services. The person in this position supports access to scholarly resources by leading and managing projects and processes that improve the quality of the metadata in the library database, as well as support strategic library deaccessioning initiatives. This is a full-time, 12-month, on-site academic-professional position with excellent benefits and faculty status. Salary is $60,000 or more, commensurate with experience. The successful candidate must hold a master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library program or a recognized equivalent program.
Baylor University, located in Waco, Texas, is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of 21,000 students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having just been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the “Great Colleges to Work For” from The Chronicle of Higher Education; Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate, guides the University as well as Baylor’s mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.
Waco, Texas is located conveniently along the I-35 corridor in the heart of central Texas. The Waco metropolitan area is home to approximately 280,000 residents. Combining smaller city living with opportunities of large cities nearby (only 1.5 hours from Austin and Dallas-Ft Worth), Waco offers beautiful scenery, a diverse population, and lower cost of living than the national average. More information about the Waco area can be found here: www.waco-texas.com/About-Waco