[Asis-l] Career Opportunity - Metadata Specialist - Washington, DC

Mary Reusch Mary.Reusch at infocurrent.com
Tue Apr 10 09:00:55 EDT 2007

InfoCurrent is seeking an experienced Metadata Specialist to join the content management team of a large international organization. The idea candidate will develop a strategy for implementing the metadata model. 
* Develop a metadata model and a compliance strategy to standardize metadata repositories of the organization.
* Assist in identifying issues and opportunities for future search enhancement as well as metadata and taxonomy growth
* Perform regular analysis of user queries to deliver usage reports
* Use regular analysis of customer queries to identify necessary search and taxonomy maintenance and optimization of query-level results. 
* Assist in maintaining metadata to deliver focused, relevant information via site search and browsing 
* Manage cross-application taxonomies by working closely with cross-functional teams 
Skills and Expertise: 

* Masters Degree in Library and Information Science or equivalent work experience 
* 7+ years Expertise in developing metadata management strategy e.g. building and mapping metadata repositories 
* Extensive experience in the realm of Data Modeling, Data Architecture Design using UML, Data Management, Data Flow, Metadata Markup Standards and Strategies, SQL and Expertise in XML 
* Experience defining processes for tagging content for effective storage and retrieval 
* Experience in developing and maintaining taxonomies using taxonomy development and management tools is highly desirable 
* Experience with search engine mechanics and functionalities, combined with in-depth knowledge of search logic and results yielded from query language 
* Experience in search services, and a strong understanding and familiarity with controlled vocabularies and the principles and mechanics of effective information architecture including taxonomy formulation, metadata development, navigation design and enterprise search as well as the relationship between taxonomies, metadata, search and navigation.

This position pays a generous hourly wage that includes paid vacation days.

If you are qualified and interested, please send your resume as an attachment to Debbie Brightwell: Deborah.Brightwell at infocurrent.com

Mary C. Reusch, MLIS
InfoCurrent Information Management Staffing
815 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 350
Washington, DC 20006
mary.reusch at infocurrent.com
202-775-1735 (fax)
            Visit us at www.infocurrent.com


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