Title: Data Analyst & XML Developer (expert consultant)
Interested candidates should direct inquiries to Lauren Sorensen, Digital Conversion Specialist at [log in to unmask], with a brief statement of interest, salary requirements, and CV; subject line: Developer.
Applications are due April 28th.
Project description:
The Library of Congress & WGBH recently entered into an agreement to archive and provide descriptive access to the first 40,000 hours of American Archive of Public Broadcasting content. Through a grant from Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the project will work with moving image and recorded sound content digitized through an outside vendor, alongside associated metadata and inventory records.
Job description:
The position will work closely with the American Archive of Public Broadcasting Digital Conversion Specialist and project coordinator to create scripts and protocols, and test data models from inventory and catalog records from existing project database to the Library of Congress’ National Audio-Visual Conservation Center database schema and workflow system, using schemas such as PREMIS and PBCore. The incumbent will propose a utility for performing this work, build and test tools to analyze data, extract patterns, and transform data among various formats as required by project demands.
Additional duties include providing feedback on further developments on the project, including advisement around using linked data and RDF. The developer will also work closely with project staff to advise on measures to actively share data between institutions and provide feedback on further developments and data modeling occurring over the course of the year.
Location: Culpeper, VA or Washington, DC (If candidate is located in Washington, travel will be required on occasion to Culpeper campus)
The position is anticipated to start mid-2014. The schedule for this position will be on an intermittent basis as work demands  and cannot exceed one year from term start.
Minimum requirements:
Preferred qualifications:
Lauren Sorensen
Digital Conversion Specialist
American Archive of Public Broadcasting
Library of Congress, Packard Campus
National Audio-Visual Conservation Center
19053 Mt Pony Rd, Culpeper, VA 22701
tel 202-707-0929
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