Metadata Librarian

Beltsville, MD
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Created: January 24, 2020


LAC Group is seeking an experienced Metadata Librarian to work for a major Federal library in Beltsville, MD. The selected individual will support the development and maintenance of metadata files. This is a full-time (40 hours a week; Monday to Friday) benefited contract position.


  • Support management and ingest of publisher supplied data as well as creation of descriptive metadata for items when publisher supplied data is unavailable.
  • Create or modify XSLT stylesheets for incoming publisher-supplied metadata. Ensure that publisher-supplied metadata meets standards for interoperability and end-user functionality.
  • Develop new and revised workflows and procedures for describing and managing collections and products. Document workflows and procedures.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Science, Information Architecture or Information Management
  • Knowledge of XML editors such as Oxygen, JIRA, etc.
  • Familiar with common metadata standards used in libraries such as MODS, PubMed, DublinCore, etc.
  • Ability to identify errors in metadata
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.
  • Creative problem solving abilities.


Published: Monday, January 27, 2020 03:34 UTC

Last updated: Monday, January 27, 2020 03:34 UTC