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*LAC Group* is seeking an experienced *Taxonomist/Metadata Librarian* to
work for a major Federal Museum in Washington, DC. The Librarian will
assist in creating workflows for an established taxonomy across various
systems in order to efficiently aggregate and display related content on
the Museum’s website. This is a 4-month, part-time (20 hours a week; Monday
to Friday) contract position. Due to COVID-19, this position will be
remote. Candidates can be located anywhere in the USA. The hourly rate for
this role is $30/hour.


   - Ensure digital assets contain appropriate descriptive metadata, rights
   clearance, and credit information for online distribution
   - Attend meetings that facilitate project communication as identified
   and approved by the
   - Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR)
   - Set up workflows to facilitate or automate the creation, ingestion,
   management, and distribution of information
   - Establish and enforce institutional guidelines for asset and metadata
   management in the DAMS.


   - MLIS from an ALA-accredited program
   - 2+ years of practical experience in a museum or library, including
   database management, software administration, rights management, metadata
   standards and practices, file formatting, and data migration.
   - Relevant experience in developing, managing, and stewarding digital
   collections in a museum, library, and/or archives environment.
   - Knowledge of museum registration systems and digital asset management
   systems is strongly preferred.
   - Knowledge of rights management preferred.
   - Knowledge of metadata standards for cultural objects and images, such
   as CDWA and VRA Core, and a general understanding of other metadata schemas
   such as Dublin Core, XML, MODS, etc.
   - Excellent technical and interpersonal skills, including the ability to
   foster a collegial work environment that encourages trust and innovation.
   - Excellent organizational and follow-through skills.
   - Excellent communication skills, including writing procedures and
   - Ability to work collaboratively with others as part of a team as well
   as independently.
   - Solid computer skills and the ability to learn new software.
   - Solid analytic skills to improve processes.

*To apply, visit:*

Katy Davis
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