Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) is a world-leading organization supporting ocean discovery and technological innovation. Operating as a not-for-profit society, ONC is responsible for the management of several ocean-based observatories, including VENUS and NEPTUNE and a mini-observatory in the Arctic, on behalf of the University of Victoria. ONC’s mission is to enable transformative ocean research and technology development through an innovative, cabled infrastructure that supplies continuous power and Internet connectivity to a broad suite of novel subsea instrumentation in coastal and deep-ocean environments. For more information, visit www.oceannetworks.ca.
The Metadata and Data Curation Specialist is primarily responsible for acquiring, verifying and maintaining metadata and data for ONC. Secondary duties include providing support during infrastructure maintenance operations, mainly on-shore but occasionally in the field. Curation activities enhance metadata and data discovery and retrieval, provenance, quality and interoperability.
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Information Science, Computer Science or related field, and 3 years of experience working in a related discipline.
In addition, the following skills, knowledge and experience are required:
The following skills or knowledge areas would be assets:
Applications must be received via the University of Victoria Human Resources website: http://www.uvic.ca/hr/careers/home/postings/posting-pages/2014254-metadata-and-data-curation-specialist.php