Alutiiq Management Analyst Senior-Digital Repository Curator/Analyst in Hampton, Virginia

Management Analyst Senior-Digital Repository Curator/Analyst

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Job Description

Position Overview:

The Management Analyst Senior is responsible for the management and curation of digital image, multimedia, and full text/PDF documents within the NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) Digital Repository. The employee will ensure the NASA STI digital repository (NTRS) is maintained in a condition that allows for the greatest dissemination of NASA research and development practicable. The employee will essentially help to shape the way the NTRS is arranged and will facilitate discovery of NASA’s rich collection in support of research and learning.

Primary/MajorDuties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

  • Serve as the primary point of contact and project manager of the strategy for organization, digitization, curation, and ongoing enhancements to and of the NTRS repository.

  • Identify and design curation maintenance actions required to keep the STI repository data as current as practicable, complete and uncorrupted and at existing industry standards for information condition.

  • Identify and pursue innovative content maintenance actions, content addition/creation where necessary and submission process improvements.

  • Ensure accurate representation of the original STI, safeguarded from corruption and that the metadata and full text are appropriately linked.

  • Perform data analyses against the metadata during processing and support continuous repository maintenance, including metadata exports that support analyses and removal of duplicate entries.

  • Perform continuous maintenance on the repository and coordinate with other technical support staff to ensure that no Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is contained in the repository and no SBU, ITAR or other release restricted information is discoverable to the public.

  • Work with local IT staff on technical rollout of repository updates and enhancements.

  • Execute periodic auditing of digital assets, digital storage systems, and related workflows to ensure long-term persistence and usability of the digital material. Reformat legacy media when necessary.

  • Assist in implementing professional standards and best practices and setting priorities for collection management, processing, description, digitization, and discovery.

  • Maintain pulse on rising industry standards and tools to ensure that descriptive products are in place and responsive to evolving research needs and priorities.

Required Skills

RequiredEducation and Experience:

  • Pursuant to a Government contract, the position requires U.S. Citizenship.

  • Must be able to obtain/maintain eligibility for a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI).

  • BA or BS degree in library science, computer science, or STEM discipline related field

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current national data content and structure standards

  • Some working knowledge of XML, including experience with XML schemas and the use of XML editors and the manipulation of metadata across systems and platforms.


  • Experience in a NASA or scientific and technical information environment

  • Knowledge of Boolean search methodology and database analysis

  • Project Management Experience

Job Location

Hampton, Virginia, United States

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