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Metadata / Taxonomy Analyst, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA

Metadata / Taxonomy Analyst, Information Productsteam
Knowledge and Library Services, Harvard Business School
(Part-time; no benefits)


What you'll do:

  • Work closely with the metadata and taxonomy team to leverage your library and information science skills on customer-facingprojects.
  • Oversee branches or entire vocabularies of common and/or proper nounsin taxonomy and metadata modeling toolsuite
  • Create or curate new branches or entire vocabularies for a given content set / customer
  • Analyze and map vocabularies or metadata schema
  • Define vocabulary concepts
  • Use a product vocabulary to tag content


Who you are:

  • Master's degree or equivalent graduate education in Library/Information Science, Business Administration, or other relevant discipline (will consider pre-matriculated studentsin the above graduate programs).
  • Professional-level information management / content management, taxonomy, or metadata work experience.
  • Experience in the use of common office toolsfor information analysis, modeling, management, and presentation.
  • Excellent organizational, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Self-motivated learner with ability to take initiative and thrive in an evolving and collaborative environment and produce timely, high quality results.

Schedule: up to 14 hours per week, flexible


Pay Rate: Hourly rate $27/hr.


To apply:

Submit resume and cover letter to Erin Wise, Metadata Program Manager at ewise@hbs.edu Baker Library, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA 02163. No phone calls please. Note that resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered. Please reference the position title in the subject line of your email.

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