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Saturday, April 20, 2013

F/T (short-term contract) - Information Scientist (taxonomy) - Global Healthcare Company (NJ)

Information Scientist (2-3 months contract)

Global Healthcare Company
Princeton, NJ

Job Functions:
Taxonomy Development Design of organization, labeling, navigation, and indexing systems to support both browsing and searching (including the development and management of controlled vocabularies and thesauri) Analyze metadata available in content collections to determine vocabulary compatibility or convertibility, enhancements, and integration of metadata needed to support good information accessibility. Refine metadata and/or workflow process for various applications. Supervise implementation of appropriate content attributes in the content management, portal or website production environment. Evaluate and select appropriate software relevant to metadata, controlled vocabulary, and other information retrieval solutions. Working knowledge of traditional library cataloging and digital library metadata standards, such as MARC and Dublin Core. Outreach and Customer Service. Establish strong service-oriented relationships with clients, including keeping clients informed about progress and issues, aiding project development, maintaining a clear understanding of clients’ business issues and objectives, identifying changes in project scope, addressing quality assurance issues, and communicating client concerns to project manager and technical members of project team. Train, supervise and advise content authors and owners in their classification of web content and use of taxonomy tools.
·         Bachelor’s degree required, but Master’s degree in library and/or information science preferred
·         3-5 years of Information Scientist/Taxonomy experience
·         Experience in health care or pharmaceuticals a bonus
Additional Information:
  • Pay: DOE 38.00-48.00/hr
  • 2-3+/-month contract, possible extension or temp to hire