Metadata Librarian-LAC Group
LAC Group is seeking an experienced Metadata Librarian to work for a major Federal library in Beltsville, MD. The selected individual will support the development and maintenance of metadata files. This is a full-time (40 hours a week; Monday to Friday) benefited contract position.
Support management and ingest of publisher supplied data as well as the creation of descriptive metadata for items when publisher supplied data is unavailable.
Create or modify XSLT stylesheets for incoming publisher-supplied metadata. Ensure that publisher-supplied metadata meets standards for interoperability and end-user functionality.
Develop new and revised workflows and procedures for describing and managing collections and products. Document workflows and procedures.
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Science, Information Architecture or Information Management; MLIS preferred
Knowledge of XML editors such as Oxygen, JIRA, etc.
Familiar with common metadata standards used in libraries such as MODS, PubMed, DublinCore, etc.
Skill with query languages such as SQL, SPARQL, and Solr.
Ability to identify errors in metadata
Knowledge of library automation/cataloging platforms including OCLC, AGRICOLA, and Voyager.
Knowledge of the Linux operating system and use of the command line.
Excellent analytical and communication skills.
Creative problem-solving abilities.