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*LAC Group *is looking for a* Metadata Librarian *to support a large
Federal Library in Beltsville, MD. This position will support a new
centralized platform for the collaborative creation, management and sharing
of research protocols and methods. Protocols uploaded into the system need
to be enriched with metadata to ensure their findability, access,
interoperability, and reuse. The Librarian assigned to the project will
create and update guidelines for annotating protocols in a way that
maximally utilizes the system’s capabilities and meets the requirements of
the research community.


   - Develop metadata specification and guidance for protocols entered the
   system to support findability, access, interoperability and reuse through
   consistent and descriptive metadata and linkages to other scientific data
   - Help the participating researchers with questions related to work with
   submission form, publishing options, etc.
   - Under the guidance and in collaboration with the project manager,
   collect and analyze feedback from researchers to refine existing and
   document new requirements
   - Develop and deliver presentations and webinars, demonstrating the
   utility of the to the community of ARS scientists and their


   - Experience with non-bibliographic, scientific metadata and associated
   standards and controlled vocabularies.
   - Experience with open-source data repository and cataloging platforms
   and metadata-centric technical workflows.
   - Expertise and experience gathering requirements and testing software
   - Experience with user support and outreach, including user
   demonstration and documentation development
   - Good written and oral communication skills within the context of
   providing individual and group user support, demonstrations,
   troubleshooting, and requirements gathering.

*To apply, visit: *

Katy Davis
Operations Assistant
p: (323)302-9432 | e: [log in to unmask]
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