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|Company||LAC Federal - Beltsville, MD|
|Position||Metadata Acquisition Specialist|
|LAC Federal seeks an experience Metadata Acquisition Specialist to work for a client in Beltsville, MD. The Specialist will support the development and maintenance of metadata files received from publishers. Work will be performed on-site. This is an ongoing, annually renewed, full-time (40 hour a week; Monday - Friday) benefited position.
Support the development and maintenance of metadata files received from publishers, coordinates with publishers and other suppliers, and maintains records on licenses and agreements.
As new metadata is received, the Specialist is responsible for reviewing supplied metadata for compliance with established standards and works with supplies to remedy noncompliant metadata.
Degree in Information Science, Information Architecture or Information Management; MLS preferred
Knowledge of XML
Familiar with common metadata standards used in libraries such as MODS, PubMed JATS, RDA
Ability to identify errors in metadata
Knowledge of library automation/cataloging platforms including OCLC, AGRICOLA, and Voyager.
Excellent analytical and communication skills.
Creative problem solving abilities.