Royal Holloway, University of London – Senior Information Assistant (Metadata and Discovery)

Royal Holloway, University of London is recruiting for a full time Senior Information Assistant (Metadata and Discovery).

Reporting to the Metadata, Discovery and Analytics Coordinator, the Senior Information Assistant, Metadata and Discovery will work closely with staff across the Library to improve the discovery of and access to the Library’s digital and print collections through a variety of activities in metadata creation, enhancement, maintenance and troubleshooting. Specifically the post holder will have responsibility for:

  • Creating and enhancing metadata for a wide range of resources
  • Carrying out appropriate spot checking of catalogue records for new acquisitions
  • Carrying out appropriate review of metadata in the Reading List system, Talis Aspire
  • Undertaking Project Work related to metadata and the improvement of discovery of library resources

The post is based in Egham, Surrey

The full details are available at:

The closing date is 09 June 2019.