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    Summary

    This position is responsible for creating, acquiring, configuring, and managing metadata for NAL's bibliographic, scientific, and cultural heritage resources. This position supports the business aspects of NAL's metadata services, including: stakeholder and customer management, customer-focused business requirements gathering, service/product design and workflow specification, data management planning, and indexing and cataloging content in agriculture, food, and the related sciences.

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    Responsibilities

    • Create scientific and bibliographic metadata by using available tools or developing custom transform scripts.
    • Apply metadata expertise to evaluate, implement, or develop metadata standards for scientific research data and literature.
    • Contribute metadata expertise for evaluating, implementing, or developing data ingest and search applications.
    • Index content and create records for AGRICOLA, PubAg, Ag Data Commons, and NAL Digital Collections databases, using indexing and annotation tools, semantic web technology, and natural language processing tools.
    • Propose revisions and enhancements to the NAL Thesaurus of agricultural terms.
    • Catalog monographs, serials, audiovisual materials, and maps, using OCLC and Voyager according to either Resource Description and Access (RDA) or Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd edition revised (AACR2) cataloging standards.
    • Participate in cooperative cataloging and name authority control initiatives with other library and research institutions and organizations on international, national, regional and local levels.
    • Support NAL's Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Re-usable (FAIR) data services and data management planning.
    • Develop and deliver education, training, and outreach materials to specified customer and stakeholder groups.
    • Participate with stakeholder and customer groups to gather requirements.
    • Advise on developing services, products, and workflows to meet business requirements.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    1410 Librarian

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/555958200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.