Ontologist - Health Education & Content Services - Remote

Mayo Clinic Remote
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February 25, 2023
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is the nation's best hospital (U.S. News & World Report, 2022-2023) and ranked #1 in more specialties than any other care provider. We have a vast array of opportunities ranging from Nursing, Clinical, to Finance, IT, Administrative, Research and Support Services to name a few. Across all locations, you ll find career opportunities that support diversity, equity and inclusion. At Mayo Clinic, we invest in you with opportunities for growth and development and our benefits and compensation package are highly competitive. We invite you to be a part of our team where you ll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career!

Mayo Clinic offers a variety of employee benefits. For additional information please visit Mayo Clinic Benefits. Eligibility may vary.

Position description

The taxonomy/ontology specialist is responsible for the design and ongoing implementation of the metadata and annotation strategies to support the content and requirements of the assigned business areas. Responsibilities involve designing metadata and annotation strategies in alignment with the strategic direction of the ontology team; developing operational processes and documentation; assigning appropriate metadata to resources; and collaborating with the team in development efforts to meet the evolving metadata needs of the products and services of the supported business areas.

This is a limited tenure position with an anticipated end date of December 2024.


BA or BS in Library Science, Information Science, Knowledge Management, Management Information Systems, or related field and at least two years work experience related to Web development, cataloging, classification, indexing, or content management systems. Or a Master's degree in Library and Information Science or related field, and internship experience in the area described. Detail-oriented with data analysis skills. Applicant is team-oriented with the ability to work independently and has excellent problem-solving skills. Knowledge of health information vocabularies helpful.

Exemption status


Compensation Detail

$28.50 - $42.80 / hour

Benefits eligible



Full Time

Hours / Pay period


Schedule details

Monday to Friday during regular business hours. This position is 100% remote; can work from anywhere in the U.S.

Weekend schedule




International Assignment


Site description

Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.


Stephanie Brackey


As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

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