[Metadatalibrarians] Job Posting: Metadata Specialist - Washington DC

Katy Davis katy.davis at lac-group.com
Tue Oct 2 09:37:13 PDT 2018

Apologies for cross-posting...

LAC Group is seeking a Metadata Specialist to work in the Washington, D.C. area providing high quality Metadata support. Must be able to pass background check. US citizens only.


  *   Develop metadata schemas to standardize the business semantics of our client.
  *   Work with various stakeholder groups to articulate information requirements and build familiarity with information architecture principles and artifacts.
  *   Develop meaningful navigation and information structures for departmental and Fund-wide websites
  *   Develop tests to validate the navigation structures with users and refine as needed.
  *   Create metadata, taxonomy, and search plans and collaborate with other enterprise architecture domains to develop comprehensive solution architectures that include the information perspective
  *   Leverage enterprise search tactics and best practices, such as Best Bets, for enhancing users search experience on the Intranet
  *   Identify issues and opportunities for future search and taxonomy growth
  *   Establish information architecture metrics to analyze user behavior patterns that drive IA and usability improvements to the Intranet and the enterprise in general
  *   Guide the development of functional information architecture requirements for Web applications and search, with other team members
  *   Provide expertise and advise on metadata structures and navigation elements that ensures correct and quality production of reports/ management information
  *   Experience with search engine mechanisms and functionalities, combined with in-depth knowledge of search logic and results yielded from query language
  *   Review and recommend information management best practices to meet changes in business requirements, business processes and technology solutions


  *   MLIS Master Library and Information Science preferred or strong Knowledge Management background with demonstrated experience may offset a Master’s degree.
  *   Significant expertise in developing, managing and mapping metadata for business semantics.
  *   Experience in developing and/or implementing navigation structures, content strategies, business process and systems analysis.
  *   Experience in the areas of content modeling and content analysis for both structured and unstructured information.
  *   Understanding of emerging information services/technology trends; Software as a service, universal clients, web services SOA, web 2.0/3.0, semantic analysis tools such as Smarlogic, Mindmap, thesaurus software packages).
  *   Knowledge of Unified Management Language (UML).
  *   Knowledge of a second language besides excellent command of English is desirable. Creative problem solving abilities.
  *   Ability to work effectively in a multicultural, multi-project environment and ability to respond immediately to often changing business priorities.
  *   Must be a US Citizen

To apply, please visit: https://tinyurl.com/yaqmjy67

Katy Davis
Recruiting Assistant
LAC Group<http://www.lac-group.com> | LibGig<http://www.libgig.com>
katy.davis at lac-group.com
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