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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
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