Metadata Specialist at Yale University

The Metadata Specialist will develop opportunities to engage in creative experimentation with an aim to bring efficiencies and balance to expanding special collections metadata services in support of special collections at Yale. The incumbent will design, maintain, and coordinate metadata and data analysis technologies across multiple systems utilized by Yale’s special collections, including developing and maintaining scripts, application profiles, metadata crosswalks, and technical specifications, to ensure sustainability and interoperability across Yale’s special collections. They will also work collaboratively to assess, develop, and implement metadata strategies, such as overseeing and refining special collections metadata workflows and tools analyzing metadata needs and creating statistical reports for stakeholders throughout Beinecke Library and Special Collections at Yale.

The incumbent provides expertise and departmental support for ArchivesSpace.

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Author: Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Charles W. Bailey, Jr.