Metadata Analyst

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Reporting to the Senior Director of the Content Division, the Metadata Analyst supports initiatives that relate to digital scholarship, digitization, special collections access, and other metadata-dependent efforts to describe, manage, expose and share collections with users. Acting as an individual contributor, the incumbent may alternately lead projects or serve as a member of a project team and provide metadata expertise. The Metadata Analyst will interact with curators, archivists, librarians, technologists, researchers and students to learn about and deliver metadata solutions for projects and programs. The Metadata Analyst focuses on creating and normalizing metadata, optimizing the interoperability of metadata among systems, and leveraging metadata to increase discoverability and use of collections and monitors emerging technologies and recommends their adoption if they meet project or long-term organizational goals. Specific duties of the incumbent include:• Provides and anticipates metadata solutions for a wide variety projects, services, and stakeholders, chiefly in special collections, digital scholarship, and IT units. • Identifies, designs, and develops schemas, ontologies, taxonomies, vocabularies, etc. for images, sound, video, text, realia, graphics, data, geospatial data, etc. Required Qualifications• ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library and Information Science OR equivalent education and experience (subject expertise combined with appropriate industry experience and/or library experience).• Knowledge of basic administration, management and automation of various Content Management Systems and installed software packages.Application ProceduresApplications and nominations for the position are welcome and must be sent to Linda Nodine via email ( Applications may be submitted as Word or PDF attachments and must include:1) letter of application describing qualifications and experience;2) current resume/vita detailing education and relevant experience; and3) on a separate document list the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of 3 professional references including a current or previous supervisor. Candidates applying by July 10 will receive priority consideration. Review of applications will continue until position is successfully filled. Emory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women and minorities. To see the full job posting, please visit

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