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LAC Group is seeking a Metadata Specialist to work on a long-term contract for a prestigious government agency located in Washington, DC. This position includes reconciling existing schemas and vocabularies to create an enterprise schema and vocabulary using appropriate software tools. A successful candidate will have experience in crisp execution of projects; understand the role of standards, structure, content analysis, context, user roles; and information lifecycle management. The candidate is expected to understand and help shape the organization's content strategy, including findability, discovery, usability, dissemination, etc., as well as basic information management principles.
§ Develop schemas to standardize the business semantics of the agency;
§ Assist in developing content strategies for facilitate interoperability, exchange, findability, discovery, usability, etc.;
§ Evaluate software tools to manage the agency's business schema;
§ Ability to manage projects crisply and produce deliverables on time and within budget.
§ Master's Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent work experience in business or non-profit sectors;
§ Significant expertise in developing/managing business semantics, business vocabularies, content strategies, business process analysis, systems analysis, etc.;
§ Experience in the areas of content modeling, content analysis, business process analysis, etc.;
§ Understanding of emerging information services/technology trends a plus;
§ Ability to balance business requests with users growing needs in the development and growth of system taxonomies and metadata;
§ Experience with Controlled Reference Sources;
§ Business Analysis experience - attending requirement gathering sessions with Stakeholders, extracting information, and managing the requirements process;
§ Builds and maintains strong relationships with team members to meet organizational goals as well as strong sense of urgency with excellent organizational and time management skills;
§ Excellent analytical and communication skills;
§ Creative problem solving abilities;
§ Ability to work effectively in a multicultural, multi-project environment and ability to respond immediately to often changing business priorities;
§ Knowledge of a second language is a plus.
Immediate consideration, apply at http://goo.gl/Bd0YB
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