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Sr. Ontologist - GBS Job

Date: Oct 8, 2014

Location: Rochester, MN, US

Company: Mayo Clinic

Job Posting Number: 34886BR
Job Posting Title: Sr. Ontologist - GBS
Job Posting Category: Business Professional
Work Site: MN - Rochester
Department: Global Business Solutions - Ontology

Job Description
Provide leadership in the development, management and implementation of the Mayo Consumer Vocabulary to support navigation systems, search mechanisms, search engine optimization and personalized delivery of health information and services for Mayo Clinic Global Products and Services. Works collaboratively in cross functional teams to assess ontology needs to support product development across the department. Evaluates content domains, conducts content audits and analysis to inform the ongoing development of the Mayo Consumer Vocabulary. Supervises and directs ontology specialists and manages projects requiring substantial intra-organizational coordination. Visas will not be sponsored for this position.

Basic Qualifications:
Masters of Library and Information Science (MLIS) or comparable degree in areas such as information systems, knowledge management, or computer science is required. Five years experience in ontology/taxonomy development and management. Proven track record of leading ontology/taxonomy implementation for the complete life cycle of a web product or technology.

Other Qualifications:
Prefer experience with RDF/OWL, SKOS, and SPARQL. Experience evaluating effectiveness of taxonomies/ontologies in supporting products and services. Experience with taxonomy-management systems. Expertise in: information retrieval/search, information organization and classification, and content or entity extraction. Strong analytical skills; experience with both quantitative and qualitative methods desirable. Demonstrated leadership abilities for managing people and projects. Excellent communication and presentation skills.

License or Certification:


Benefit Eligible: Yes
Exemption Status: Exempt
Hours/Pay Period: Full time
Schedule Details:
Weekend Schedule:

Compensation Detail: Education, experience, and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every two weeks is approximately $2,551.20 based on a full-time position.

Staffing Specialist: Amy Christian


Company Statement:
Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. You'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect — and most importantly, a life-changing career. We invite you to join our diverse team as we provide health, hope and healing to people from all walks of life.


Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).


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