1. Search network drives, spreadsheets, or Digital Asset Management System (DAMS to locate items needing description. 2. Analyze existing records to identify errors and/or missing information, including the identification of duplicate records. 3. Edit item records to correct of add information. 4. Search relevant thesauri and/or authority files (e.g. Thesaurus for Graphic Materials, Art & Architecture Thesaurus, Library of Congress Name Authority File, Library of Congress Subject Headings) to identify the correct form of access points describing the "aboutness" of items. 5. Search authority files such as the Library of Congress Name Authority File to use existing or create new access points for named individuals or corporate entities. 6. Use online tools (e.g. "Get Lat Long") to determine geographic coordinates for individual digital resources, and add correct and specific metadata to records for those resources.
Required Skills and Knowledge
1. Experience using Internet browsers such as Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. 2. Experience using and editing Microsoft Word and spreadsheets such as Excel and Google Sheets. 3. Knowledge of Dublin Core and/or other formats. 4. Ability to get to work reliably and on time. 5. Ability to be present in the workplace during normal working hours. 6. Ability to initiate and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers. 7. Ability to work with co-workers, supervisors, and managers harmoniously and cooperatively and as a team player. 8. Ability to follow directions from supervisors. 9. Ability to spell and type accurately, with strong attention to detail and maintaining strict quality standards. 10. Ability to identify and analyze problems related to job tasks. 11. Ability to read and write English to communicate effectively. 12. Ability to organize and prioritize work tasks.