Metadata Analyst at Yale University

1. Creates and implements appropriate metadata strategies for digital projects, including analyzing metadata needs and developing workflows. 2. Performs analysis, remediation, and normalization of metadata in the library’s online catalogs and discovery layer. 3. Reviews, converts, and remediates metadata for digitized legacy collections. Provides consultation on metadata standards and applications to collection owners, faculty and staff. 4. Participates in the planning and implementation of library-wide digital initiatives and projects. 5. Manages metadata projects and ensures their timely progress and completion. Provides training and creates documentation as needed. 6. Applies programming and scripting skills in support of the technical requirements and production needs for metadata creation, conversion, enhancement, and maintenance. Develops and/or customizes applications and tools for automation and innovation. 7. Participates in the development of the infrastructure and workflows of the Library’s digital repositories. Coordinates metadata activities and advises on metadata function improvement, enhancement, and troubleshooting in support of those repositories.

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Author: Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Charles W. Bailey, Jr.