Please share with interested colleagues. Thank you. -Stan ############## The National Agricultural Library is now recruiting for the position of Technical Information Specialist (non-MARC metadata). The announcement will close on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Complete vacancy announcement information and application instructions are posted on USAJOBS, https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/358749200 (Job Announcement Number: DEU-14-1024516-AF; Control Number: 358749200). The incumbent will be responsible for: * Managing transformations of heterogeneous metadata from a variety of sources for ingest into NAL's repository by analyzing source data and documenting cross-walks between source data and NAL's MODS schema. * Developing, designing, adapting, testing and maintaining XML schemas and XSLT stylesheets. * Developing, implementing, and executing quality control mechanisms. * Identifying and troubleshooting problems with production and developmental transformations. * Monitoring global developments in metadata standards, creation, management, and indexing. * Maintaining current knowledge of theory and best practices, and recommending adjustments in local practice where appropriate. This electronic message contains information generated by the USDA solely for the intended recipients. Any unauthorized interception of this message or the use or disclosure of the information it contains may violate the law and subject the violator to civil or criminal penalties. If you believe you have received this message in error, please notify the sender and delete the email immediately.