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Data Curation Librarian-LAC Group

  • 21 Oct 2021 12:13 PM
    Message # 11718348
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position Title:

    Data Curation Librarian-LAC Group

    Position Description:

    LAC Group is seeking a Data Curation Librarian to support and promote data management and curation as part of a federal agency library in Washington DC. Under direction and guidance from senior staff, the Librarian will coordinate with agency data steward and data producers to develop, implement, and document sound data management practices. As needed, the Librarian may catalog and describe datasets for addition to agency data repositories and support the development of metadata standards including thesauri and other controlled vocabularies. The Librarian will work with agency staff to implement its public access plan as part of the OPEN Government Data Act.

    Cultivate, promote, and nurture a culture of data management and curation
    Work with data stewards and data-producing programs, promote the implementation of data management and data documentation best practices
    Publish dataset metadata for search and retrieval
    Support active and ongoing management and improvement of data through its lifecycle
    Recommend new tools, practices, and technologies to promote data discovery and retrieval, data quality, data re-use
    Support implementation of of the agency Public Access Plan
    Describe and ingest digital objects into a digital repository
    Create and curate persistent identifiers such as Digital Object Identifiers
    Participate in taxonomy/ontology development by recommending new technicals, term, or revisions to existing terms
    Ensure all digital objects are compliant with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, including the 2018 Information Communication Technology refresh.

    4+ years of experience providing services comparable to those above
    Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science (MLS) from a university accredited by the American Library Association (ALA)
    Knowledge of MARC, Dublin Core, and experience with locally developed vocabularies and taxonomies
    Candidates must be able to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021, for consideration

    Application Process:



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