Metadata & Information Architecture Librarian / Library Technician

Application Deadline: January 24

Would you like to be a part of an initiative to bring organization, improved search and access through accurate and complete metadata use? The Bank of Canada is looking for a Metadata & Information Architecture Librarian / Library Technician.

K&IS is searching for two metadata & IA librarians, or library technicians, to support upcoming project work. This is a term position until December 31 in Ottawa, ON. Salaries typically range from $3,154 to $3,680 (job grade 16).


Policy, Standards and Processes Team
Reporting to the Manager of Policy, Standards and Processes in the IM Service Centre, you will lead two high profile projects: Digital Information Management Evolution (DIME) and SharePoint Transformation. You will lead, develop and implement metadata standards, formats and application profiles for the SharePoint document management system (known internally as Collaboration Centrale). You will provide direction and participate in project work to ensure the ongoing high quality of metadata within the repository and its adherence to evolving best practices and standards and the Bank of Canada’s Information Management Policy. In addition, you will conduct consultations with stakeholders to aid your ongoing assessment and continuous improvement of existing IM information architectures.


Information Resources and Tools Team
Reporting to the Manager of Information Resources and Tools within the Bank of Canada library, you will focus on cataloguing data resources. You will lead and implement a metadata standard for the Bank’s data resources to ensure complete and accurate descriptions. Your cataloguing expertise is needed to review, describe and establish full access to the Bank’s collection of financial and economic, time series and non-time series, data resources, bases, sets and files.


Language requirement:
English and French essential (bilingual) with a minimum starting level of functional (level 4) in second official language. Training may be provided to help reach the required level of fully functional (level 5) in second official language.


To read the full job description and to apply visit the Bank Of Canada Website.

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