Full time Remote / Telecommute

Metadata Analyst

Tallahassee, FL
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Created: June 6, 2024


Metadata Analyst: Full-Time and eligible for primarily remote.


This position is within FSU’s Department of Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC)

FLVC’s Library Services division provides information, training, tools, and other resources for library staff at the 28 state colleges and 12 public universities in Florida, encompassing more than 150 campus libraries across the state. Our services also include the Alma Integrated Library System (ILS) which provides the libraries with cataloging, circulation, electronic resources, analytics, and other library services to manage their collections.


The position provides quality control to databases that are utilized by the Florida publicly funded institutions of higher education. The position also enhances the databases by retrieving and installing files containing student and bibliographic records. Analyzes and validates FLVC's library management system statistical data and reports to ensure their accuracy prior to publication to statewide college and university libraries.

Create and maintain web-based management reports used by library faculty and staff. Design and provide ad hoc reports based on library requests, for FLVC statistics or as needed for database analysis.


Retrieves and loads student and bibliographic records from colleges, universities and external vendor sources into the FLVC library management system databases, working directly with college and university staff to reconcile problems with the data as they occur. Monitors the FLVC database activity and uses judgment to avoid running cpu-intensive loads during high use periods by running the loads during slower times, evenings and weekends.


Works collaboratively as a member of the Data Quality workgroup. Other duties as assigned.

Searches, retrieves and analyzes online data as it relates to FLVC's library management system from external vendors and normalizes the data for inclusion into FLVC's statistical reporting tools, including Microsoft Excel. Works directly with third-party vendors to reconcile problems with their data when needed.


Performs work in support of business processes and projects, as assigned. Performs time- sensitive tasks and meets established deadlines; maintains effective communications with appropriate FLVC staff; maintains effective working relationships to ensure the success of the business processes and projects.


Bachelor's degree and two years' experience or a high school diploma or equivalent and six years of experience. (Note: or a combination of post-high school education and experience equal to six years.)

Ability to obtain Security Awareness Training Certification

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of metadata formats such as MARC21 and Dublin Core
Knowledge of any analytics and reporting software.

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.


This is an A&P position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check as well as CIJIS.

This position has been designated as eligible for primarily remote based on the current position/job functions. Employees are required to live in the Tallahassee area and report to campus as needed. This position is eligible for remote work.

This position is open until filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. 

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.



Published: Monday, June 10, 2024 20:11 UTC

Last updated: Monday, June 10, 2024 20:11 UTC