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LAC Group is seeking a Metadata Cataloger for a potential 5-year contract position with a federal government agency located in Washington, DC.   The primary function of this position is to catalog and provide metadata for digital objects that are added to a digital repository.   If interested, please send us a copy of your resume immediately as this is a quick turn-around; the position is contingent on award.


  Participate in the development, maintenance, and documentation of transportation and library standards, such as the Agency's Research Thesaurus, Dublin Core schema, MARC to Dublin Core mapping, authority files, and digitization specifications;

  Support Agency's digital document management functions, which include but are not limited to support for the Digital Repository, operation of the electronic journal maintenance system, and file systems;

  Support expansion of media within the Agency as audio, video, still image, data series, or other content may be added;

  Investigate  and evaluate new software applications to facilitate technical  services functions such as processing documents into the Digital Repository, machine-aided indexing, metadata extraction, and digital preservation;

  Provide publications  support, such as editors, desktop publishing professionals, editorial assistants, and graphic designers to assist RITA in the production, publication, or other services to produce reports,  informational  materials, and other documents in print and electronic  formats for print publishing or publishing  to the Web;

  Provide digitization services for identified collections, delivering products adhering to the accessibility standards of Section 508;

  Continue in progress improvements to Agency's Integrated Search;

  Complete and continue support for user interface for cataloging and integration of controls for controlled fields;

  Support integration and development of Agency's web site systems applications  and services as these evolve, including but not limited to: information resource management; knowledge management; content management; process management; document management; and web site updates, development, and maintenance;

  Provide and maintain metadata design and functionality consistent with national and international standards for Open Archives Initiative, Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, information retrieval, data visualization, and developing transportation standards for metadata;

  Provide technical input and assistance for integrating Content Management System into Workflows;

  Provide recommendations on how to improve and streamline the Agency's Technical Services processes.

To apply:
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