Metadata Editor

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/30/2016

Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI

Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Associates Degree
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Position Summary:
The Metadata Editor inspects, edits and enhances electronic and periodical content to facilitate the unimpeded flow and content integrity of electronic data through multiple manufacturing/transformation processes to internal and customer facing archives.

Duties and Responsibilities:
*Inspects and enhances electronic data at various points before, during, and after the manufacturing process, following established procedural guidelines.
*Ensures the format and quality of the data meets standards by identifying and correcting anomalies such as inconsistent or missing fields, duplicated documents, and bad formatting.
*Constructs searches against archives for maintenance and redistribution.
*Selects the most efficient methods for searching, sorting, and updating data to ensure timely turnaround of feeds.
*Reports significant content problems for resolution.
*Performs ongoing maintenance to archived data based on directives from a variety of internal and external sources.

*Associate s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
*1 year of experience performing duties requiring attention to detail.
*1 year of experience working in a networked Windows environment.
*Experience constructing database searches.
*Capacity to learn and master new technology and processes.
*Ability to review XML, XHTML and other markup.
*Ability to understand content structures and key metadata and their uses by researchers.
*Strong verbal and written communication skills.
*Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to professionally interact with a diverse blend of personalities to drive resolution, share knowledge, and maintain strong relationships.
*Capable of working independently, as part of departmental and interdepartmental teams.
*Ability to analyze, evaluate, and determine logical and effective solutions to business problems.
*Ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced environment.
*Ability to maintain focus while performing repetitive tasks.
*Adept at keying.