Metadata and Standards Specialist

Bank of Canada
Requisition Number:  8609
Position Type:  Term
Position Length:  1 year (extension / permanent possible)
Location: Ottawa (Downtown), ON, CA
Remote Work:  Hybrid Model
Closing Date:  January 24, 2023 23:59 EST

As the Metadata and Standards Specialist, you will be supporting upcoming project work, responsible for delivering advice and guidance on information management, and electronic record keeping, and provide direction on metadata standards, vocabularies, and taxonomies within corporate information system.  You will provide direction to clients to ensure the ongoing high-quality metadata within repositories and adherence to evolving best practices and standards including the Bank of Canada’s Information Policy. In addition, you will:

  • conduct consultations with stakeholders to aid continuous improvement of existing information management and metadata within information systems.  
  • provide hands-on support for the appropriate application of information policies and standards
  • provide hands-on support to clients for the development and management of term sets, naming conventions and other controlled vocabularies
  • brief internal clients on repository requirements (configuration of retention) for data and records lifecycle management
  • coach and train data owners, data stewards, and data users in their ongoing responsibilities related to the management of their information
  • carry out usability, data and information quality, and policy compliance testing and evaluation and make recommendations for remediation

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