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Metadata Specialist - LAC Group

Location: USA - Virtual - Remote

LAC Group is seeking a Metadata Specialist to provide expert analysis and recommendation for a prestigious federal agency in the Washington, D.C. area. The Specialist will work closely with federal agency staff to analyze, update, enhance, extend, and maintain library metadata standards. This is a remote position that can be performed from anywhere in the US, with flexible hours, up to 40 hours per week.

  • Analyze complex metadata schema to determine need for updating, correcting, and enhancing the existing schema
  • Develop and text new versions and/or extensions enhancing the schema
  • Recommend revisions and updates to controlled vocabularies
  • Draft updates and revisions to guidelines and best practices

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in computer science, information science, mathematics, or related field
  • In-depth knowledge of MODS, MADS, METS, BIBFRAME, and PREMIS standards
  • Expert understanding of XML and RDF as they can be applied to those standards
  • Special knowledge of the needs of the metadata communities.
  • Track record of successfully troubleshooting and solving novel issues in data integration

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in the workplace.