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Monday, August 31, 2009

F/T - Reference Librarian - CUNY City College

CUNY - City College

Title Reference Librarian (Assistant Professor - Tenure Track)
Location/Department Dominican Studies Institute Librarian

Position Detail October 1, 2009
FLSA Status Exempt
Compensation $41,624 - $69,003
$42,873 - $71,073 (effective 10/20/09)
Web Site
Notice Number FY16071
Closing Date Open until filled with review of applications to begin August 24, 2009 (Search reopened)

The City College Library is seeking a service-oriented, innovative and enthusiastic reference librarian to assist library users in the unique and specialized resources provided by the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library.

Reporting to the Chief Librarian, this tenure-track position is responsible for managing and maintaining a growing collection; providing reference services and research assistance to users; information literacy instruction; developing Dominican-related bibliographic tools; training and scheduling hourly personnel; performing collection development and maintenance duties for the Dominican online collection of resources; development of web site content in assigned areas; coordinating the Library’s collaborative relationships with schools, CBO’s, and other higher education institutions; and taking a leadership role in the continuing development of the CUNY-DSI Library and increasing the awareness of Dominican scholarship in institutions of higher education in the U.S. The Librarian will supervise one full-time staff member and a cohort of student staff.

For appointment at the Assistant Professor rank, minimum qualifications include: a MLS from an ALA-accredited library school and a second master’s degree in a relevant discipline required; a minimum of three years of relevant experience working in the field of Dominican/Latino/Latin American studies; demonstrated competence in using integrated library systems; a working knowledge of major online information services; familiarity with installation of displays or exhibits; a demonstrated ability to work with researchers, students, faculty, and staff from national and international institutions; a commitment to academic excellence; active participation in regional and national professional organizations; and ability to speak, read, understand, and communicate in Spanish. Preferred qualifications include: knowledge of Dominican history, culture, and migration; professional experience managing a specialized library.

The successful candidate will possess superior written and oral communication skills, and will be energetic, flexible, and able to interact successfully with a broad clientele both inside and outside the institution. He/she will have the ability and vision to develop a strategic plan for the growth of the Dominican library collections.

TO APPLY Applicants should submit a current vita and three letters of recommendation to:

Asst. Dean Pamela Gillespie
Chief Librarian
The City College of New York, CUNY
160 Convent Avenue, NA 5/333
New York, NY 10031


The City University of New York
An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Immigration Reform and Control Act/
Americans with Disabilities Act Employer
Last Updated: 7/28/09

Originally posted on CUNY job site.

F/T - Project Manager/Technical Lead - an Insurance Firm

Our client is a well known, prestigious Insurance Firm and is looking to hire a Project Manager ASAP

Location: Midtown Manhattan
Document Management - Project Manager/Technical Lead

Manage the implementation of a Document Management Application
Work with the representatives of various businesses units to accurately determine workflow, indexing, scanning, retrieval and storage requirements.
Oversee software and integration partners during implementation.
Will be responsible for gaining technical knowledge of the workflow tool.
Will be responsible for learning the application to gain experience for hands on knowledge.
Develop and implement a Project Plan based upon these needs while properly assessing configuration/customization options, work effort, and risks inherent to various options available.
Evaluate technical and business alternatives to suggested processes.
Provide training and documentation and insure that the implementation is compliant with all internal and external regulations.
Able to lead a project team for the duration of the product implementation.
Hands on responsibility to change and implement technical requirements, application configurations, desktop configurations.
Able to assist with test planning and execution, including defect tracking and fixes.

3 to 5 years experience with the deployment of a Document Management application.
Extensive, hands-on project management experience required.
Excellent communicator with strong problem solving skills.
Ability to work independently yet cooperatively.
Team player, ready to take initiative, to think out-of-the-box. Experience in financial services is desirable.
Experience with IBM Filenet desired but not mandatory.

Salary: $110,000 plus

Send resumes to Mark Kamien with salary requirements:

Direct posting from a trusted Library Recruiter.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

F/T - Info Systems Solution Specialist - LexisNexis

Job Title: Info Systems Solution Specialist
Company Name: LexisNexis
Location: New York, NY
Profession: Sales Engineering

Job Description:
This position is responsble for providing subject matter expertise on the integration of LexisNexis capabilities and content into client systems and processes. This person will work closely with other LexisNexis sales professionals to identify, close and implement the sales of LexisNexis products and services with qualified clients and prospects. In addition, this individual will work with the supported sales professionals and other LexisNexis personnel to improve the overall effectiveness of technical sales initiatives as related to LexisNexis Total Solutions offering.

Key Accountabilities:
1. Work closely with LexisNexis sales professionals to drive new revenue through the sales of technical solutions and consulting services to existing and prospective clients,
2. Work closely with current clients to stem competitive threats by ensuring the right solutions are in place and are being optimally utilized resulting in retention of current customer base,
3. Utilize communication skills to discover unmet client business needs, define prospective solutions, write technical requirements, and manage the implementation of contracted services,
4. Demonstrate the flexibility of LexisNexis to integrate with client's current information systems and processes, especially where investments are being made. Show how LexisNexis can help drive improved results through increased efficiency and/or cost-savings.
5. Provide high-level presentations to clients and prospects on the use of LexisNexis solutions and services to support best in class IT initiatives,
6. Utilizing role of subject matter expert to keep clients informed of the latest trends and topics, and how LexisNexis can assist the client in optimizing their investments. This includes presenting and support market events such as tradeshows and seminars.
7. Strong coaching and leadership innovation skills are required to share information across the organization in order to drive market-based development of products and solutions critical to supporting the LexisNexis Total Solutions strategy.

1. BS - Computer Science or MLS with some IT background
2. 3-5 years experience in Information Systems (human or technical)
3. 1-3 years in customer/client facing position, preferably with a successful track record in delivering information solutions to clients,
4. Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills,
5. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with strong attention to detail,
6. Proven negotiation and decision-making abilities,
7. Proficient in internet/web technologies such as HTML, XML, Web Services,
8. Strong familiarity with current knowledge management technologies and trends such as enterprise search, content management and taxonomies.

Apply on website:

Originally posted on

Sunday, August 23, 2009

F/T - Assistant Lib/Ref Assistant - Seyfarth Shaw

Company Name Seyfarth Shaw
Job Category Clerical/Administrative; Legal
Location New York, NY
Position Type Full-Time, Employee
Experience 2-5 Years Experience
Date Posted August 20, 2009

Assistant Librarian/Reference Assistant

Seyfarth Shaw LLP, is a leading national full-service law firm.
Our practice offerings, capabilities and geographic locations (New York , Boston , Chicago , Washington DC , Atlanta , Houston , Los Angeles , San Francisco and Sacramento as well as Brussels , Belgium) allow us to respond quickly and effectively to the critical legal and business issues our clients face each day.

Formed in 1945 in Chicago, Seyfarth has evolved into a full-service law firm with over 700 lawyers practicing in ten offices. The firm is committed to simple core values: teamwork, client service, innovation, excellence, and commitment. Our New York office has grown to over 100 lawyers. Continued growth is expected.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated and resourceful individual to assist with Library operations in our New York office.


Technical services including mail check-in and circulation, materials ordering and processing, copy cataloging and filing service supervision. General Library maintenance including the filing, organizing and re-shelving of materials. Responsible for interlibrary loans. Coordinate subscription renewals, process invoices and handle billing issues. Conduct client awareness alerts and perform basic legal, business, and client-development reference and research. Collaborate on library initiatives and services with firm-wide library staff. Promote information resources and services. Additional tasks as assigned.

The ideal candidate will be service and detail oriented, have a demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks, and work independently. This fast-paced environment requires initiative, critical thinking and the desire to expand task list and job description. This position requires an individual who can work well with attorneys and staff at all levels.

Qualifications and Requirements:

· M.L.S. or equivalent from an ALA -accredited school preferred. Qualified MLS candidates currently enrolled in a program will be considered. Minimum of 2-3 years professional experience in a corporate or law library preferred.

· Proficiency searching Lexis Nexis, Westlaw, BNA, CCH and other similar electronic resources commonly used in law and business libraries.

· Knowledge of legal materials, library routines and procedures, cataloging and automated library systems highly desired.

· Expertise with Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

· Excellent oral and written communication and reporting skills, with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

· Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate collaboration and teamwork.

· Strong customer service orientation, professional demeanor, and the ability to prioritize requests.

· Ability to lift and move heavy volumes and ability to retrieve and replace objects from shelves up to 8 feet high.

Please send resume, cover letter and salary history with application.

We offer an outstanding benefit package which includes: medical/dental, 401k with employer contribution; life insurance; transportation fringe benefit program; and long-term and short-term disability policies. Seyfarth is committed to offering employees an opportunity for professional development. EOE

To Apply:
Amy Nill
Human Resources Coordinator
620 Eighth Avenue
New York, NY 10018-1405
Ph: 212-218-3370


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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

F/T - Investigative/Legal Researcher - iVision International LLC

Base Pay: $50,000 - $75,000 /Year
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry: Banking - Financial Services Consulting
Type: Consultant
Education: 4 Year Degree
Experience: At least 4 year(s)
Posted: 7/22/2009

A New York City-based investigative and risk mitigation consulting firm seeks an experienced candidate with strong analytical skills and attention to detail to assist with challenging corporate and personal due diligence and business intelligence investigations and complex civil litigation support projects. Position involves gathering and analyzing corporate intelligence, identifying and locating prospective witnesses, and issue-based research.

iVision International LLC ( is a private investigative firm licensed by the New York Department of State, Division of Licensing Services, and provides a full spectrum of fact-finding, intelligence gathering and risk mitigation consulting services, including: Background and Due Diligence Investigations; Litigation and Dispute Resolution Support; Internal Investigations; Intellectual Property Matters; Environmental Investigations; Corporate and Competitive Intelligence; and Crisis Management Investigations.

Requirements for Experienced Professional (with at least 4 years of related experience):
Requirements include on-the-job research and/or investigative experience utilizing public records databases and other information-retrieval sources, such as Westlaw, NexisLexis, Pacer, D&B, Edgar and Internet. With a natural curiosity and interest in creative problem solving, investigative and analytical skills are essential, along with the ability to manage, prioritize and execute on multiple ongoing assignments and frequently-changing priorities. The ability to communicate concisely, articulately and accurately in both verbal and written form is vital. Salary Range: $50K-$75K (Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience).

For consideration, please provide a resume and include a cover letter indicating salary requirements. Candidates must also be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process.

Apply at

Originally posted on

F/T - Content Mgmt Sys Lead Engineer - Kaplan

Job Title Content Management Systems Lead Engineer - New York
Kaplan Division Kaplan Test Prep

Job Level Management
Job Description Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions is looking for an extremely experienced Content Management Systems Lead Engineer to design and drive how we implement CMS technologies across the service. We're looking for someone willing to take ownership of key areas, turn ambiguous goals into clear directions, coordinate with vendors, mentor others, and have demonstrated success in their previous positions.

Responsibilities will include:
Work with business analysts to shape requirements for applications of CMS technologies in Kaplan products.

Survey and evaluate implementation options for content repositories. Work with business stakeholders and systems architects to recommend specific implementation strategies to satisfy business requirements.

Work with vendors, and external and internal developers, in order to implement CMS technologies that satisfy business requirements.

Support the ongoing evolution of content taxonomy and structure, and team workflows by implementing and enhancing CMS capabilities.

Support the ongoing production of CMS-based content.

Work hands-on with KTPA technical teams to integrate the CMS into their systems.

Work hands-on with software vendors, developers and operations team to optimize systems scalability and performance.

5+ years industry experience designing and implementingCMS-based systems.

Excellent conceptualization, analytical, and logic skills enabling comprehension and development of complex technical and business issues, topics, and plans

Ability to manage short-, medium-, and long-term planning horizons concurrently

Ability to understand and relate product technology, strategy and direction with business needs

Leader and role model comfortable working as an individual contributor and as a member of a team, across diverse organizations

Excellent communications skills, with the ability to work with business users as well as other members of the technical staff.

Ability to partner with senior developers and to mentor junior developers

Experience with large-scale production CMS systems (i.e. scalability, high-availability), with the ability to optimize architecture and implementation across all layers of architecture.

Experienced with a wide range of technologies and standards, and experienced selecting the appropriate approaches for each application.

Apply on company website:

Originally posted on

F/T - Library Marketing Manager - Hachette Book Group

Hachette Book Group is a leading trade publisher based in New York and a division of Hachette Livre, the second largest publisher in the world. Hachette Book Group's product lines include adult, illustrated, religious, children's and audio books under the Little, Brown and Company, Little Brown Books for Young Readers, Grand Central Publishing, FaithWords, Center Street, Orbit, Yen Press and Hachette Book Group Digital Media imprints. Its bestselling authors include Ansel Adams, Marc Brown, David Baldacci, Michael Connelly, Nelson DeMille, Malcolm Gladwell, Robert Kiyosaki, Walter Mosley, Joyce Meyer, Stephenie Meyer, James Patterson, David Sedaris, Anita Shreve, Nicholas Sparks, Cecily von Ziegesar, and Paula White. HBG classics include: The Catcher in the Rye, The Bridges of Madison County, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, To Kill A Mockingbird, the Arthur children's books, and works by photographer Ansel Adams. Hachette Book Group also sells and distributes books for other publishers and has a state of the art warehouse in Indiana and customer service operations in Boston. For more information, visit

Hachette Book Group (HBG) seeks to fill the position of Library Marketing Manager. This role is responsible for managing our library and academic marketing efforts for all our adult imprints. In addition to organizing and attending conferences and shows, the manager will facilitate effective outreach within this market to increase visibility of the HBG brand and to build relationships with key librarians and academic professionals. And as a member of the sales and marketing group, the marketing manager will also assist with trade marketing outreach to regional markets and assist with other general marketing efforts on a project basis.

• Oversees Adult library marketing efforts for all adult imprints
• Manages Academic marketing efforts
• Creates Library Opportunities E-newsletter
• Attends ALA conferences and other library conventions and meetings
• Manages marketing efforts to NCIBA region and monitors library efforts on major publisher websites
• Supports general trade marketing efforts
• Bachelor's degree in marketing, business, etc with at least 2-3 years of book publishing experience with a strong background in library marketing
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Strong time management, organizational and verbal and written communication skills are essential. Interest in books is essential as well
• Keen attention to detail and ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced environment
• Effective communication skills (oral & written), good judgment, and excellent interpersonal skills
• Strong foundation using MS Office tools (Excel, Word, and Access). Knowledge of 2007 a plus

Apply on company website:

Originally posted on

Sunday, August 16, 2009

F/T -Senior Librarian- Correctional Library Services - NYPL

Librarian/ Senior Librarian- Correctional Library Services

General Description:

Under the general supervision of the Immigrant Services Specialist and Outreach Services Coordinator:

Focuses work on the incarcerated population
Prepares and administers two grants from the NY State Department of Education, one to provide general library services to NY City correctional facilities, and the other to supplement library services to NY State correctional facilities
* Negotiates the establishment of general libraries in jails
Operates ongoing library services, selects and purchases library materials and provides reference services
Negotiates with the State prisons the spending of grant-allocated funding, selects and purchases library materials, and contracts for a variety of pre-release workshops to visit the prisons
Responsible for editing, updating, and distributing information materials
Answers requests for information by mail, telephone, and e-mail
Participates in staff development workshops and may bring participants to jails for visits
Arranges for staff members to conduct programs at jails
Trains and supervises staff and volunteers
Performs related duties as required

Eligibility Requirements:

ALA-accredited Masters Degree in Library and Information Studies
* At least 18 months of successfully demonstrated experience as a Senior Librarian in a public library or similar institution
* Demonstrated leadership skills
* Excellent project management skills
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Experience with computer services including on-line searching and Library databases
* Must have strong commitment to diversity
* Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability
* Demonstrated creativity
* Familiarity with African-American and Hispanic cultures preferred.
* Working knowledge of Spanish preferred
* Ability to travel to correctional facilities monthly/weekly
* Ability to work well under pressure
* Must pass physical examination
* Successfully demonstrated ability to move and lift cartons of library materials

Apply to:

Originally posted on

F/T - Research Assistant - GLSEN

Reports to: Research Director

Objective: Assist the Research Director in all areas of GLSEN’s research program, which demonstrates the educational impact of anti-LGBT bias and harassment and evaluates the efficacy of GLSEN programs and recommended interventions.

Responsibilities: A. Assist with management of GLSEN’s current research studies that include both original research related to the educational experiences of LGBT students and evaluation research examining the efficacy of GLSEN’s recommended interventions.

• Assist in conducting research interviews and focus groups • Assist in creating and maintaining data sets • Assist in recruitment and tracking of research participants • Code and enter data obtained from subjects

B. Assist with development and design of new research.

• Perform literature reviews and library research • Assist in research design for new projects • Assist in designing research protocols and creating code books

C. Assist with preparation and presentation of GLSEN’s research findings and summaries of other relevant research for internal and external audiences.

• Assist in data analysis and report writing • Organize and graph study results as needed • Possible opportunities for presentations to internal audiences and/or public speaking engagements. • Participate in developing, updating, and maintaining a knowledge base of the current social science literature regarding issues of bullying and harassment, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression in education. • Other duties as assigned

This position is located in GLSEN’s New York City headquarters.

Resume and letter of interest should be submitted to:, or mailed to Research Assistant, GLSEN, 90 Broad Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10004

GLSEN is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage people of color, of diverse gender identities, women and non-LGBT persons to apply.

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F/T - Archivist/ Digital Librarian - Standard & Poor's (McGraw-Hill Cos)

Standard & Poor's

Archivist/ Digital Librarian - 10464
Job Posting: 2009/07/14
Organization: Fixed Income & Risk Management Services - US-NY-New York
Job Analytical/Research
Corporate Brand Standard & Poor's
Schedule Full-time

Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), is the world's foremost provider of financial market intelligence, including independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. With approximately 10,000 employees, including wholly owned affiliates, located in 24 countries. Standard & Poor's is an essential part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for more than 140 years in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions. For more information, visit

The role of the New York based Archivist/Digital Librarian is to define and manage the criteria classification system, define the associated relationships among criteria versions, sections, related content (including S&P articles on criteria or referencing criteria), analytical model library, and future initiatives linking criteria. The librarian will manage controls for the Criteria Library and Criteria Process Management infrastructures support the necessary synchronization between multiple systems to ensure criteria project status, timely, accurate publishing, electronic storage, access, and retrieval. This individual will be responsible for ensuring that the electronic table of contents is current, accurate and available in the library and to the public.

Essential Accountabilities:
•Developing and implementing assessment measures, analyzing and disseminating reports to meet compliance and criteria and quality management requirements.
•Arranging and helping to specify the archival of S&P Ratings Criteria and providing requirements for effective searching and update of the archival. Additional responsibilities.
•Managing and supporting the "ARC" database which provides the storage for the S&P Ratings Criteria.
•Participating in planning for indexing/version control/search.
•Working with the IT teams to redefine the UI into the archive, as well as serving as the Criteria Library liaison to the criteria organization and criteria operations.
•Responsible for inputting and retrieving criteria documents.
•Providing support to analysts and Editorial on a regular basis.
•Contribute to overall Data Strategy & Operations responsibilities

= Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited graduate program with a specialization in archives is required.
= Minimum of 3 years work experience
= Advanced experience with archives and records management methodologies
= Advanced communication skills (written and oral)
= Advanced problem solving and decision making skills
= Advanced multi-tasking skills/ ability to meet strict deadlines/ some project management skills are required
= Advanced group facilitation skills & ability to work well within the context of a team
= Advanced leadership skills
= Intermediate knowledge of financial information
= Understanding of database modeling/design/applications
= Understanding of Customer Support processes
= Breadth of international experience, including examining and integrating data across multiple markets is desired
= Knowledge of Ratings and Ratings Agencies a plus

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
EEO We are an equal opportunity employer.



Date Posted: 2009-08-12
Source: Employer Website

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F/T - Information Services Technologist - Barnard College

Information Services Technologist
Barnard College

As a member of Barnard College, Columbia University’s, professional team of information services librarians and technologists, the Information Services Technologist will participate in the library's program of public services (including reference, bibliographic instruction, and student consultations) and will have primary responsibility for applying the use of new and emerging technologies to the public services function. The Technologist will identify and develop, in collaboration with Education Technologies and Media Services, strategies and projects that utilize innovative technologies to create and deliver web-based content to advance library and information services. S/he will provide reference service at the Library’s Reference Desk for 10-12 hours per week which will entail: answering reference questions, assisting in the use of electronic and print resources, helping formulate search strategies, and facilitating access to resources in other libraries when appropriate. The Technologist will also conduct orientation tours, present workshops and demonstrations on library resources and research methods and provide one-on-one consultations with students for specific research papers or their senior thesis.

The ideal candidate will have a Masters degree in library science with 1 to 3 years’ experience in an information services setting library, preferably in a college or university setting. Expertise in new information technologies, web page creation, development of web-based content with working knowledge of multimedia production and editing software is highly desirable.

Interested candidates should send letter and resume to Employment Manager, Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027. FAX: 212-854-2454. Email: No telephone calls please.

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F/T - Director, Digital Library & Media Mgm't - HBO

Job Title HBO Director, Digital Library & Media Management

Division HBO
Industry Cable/Broadcast Television Networks
Film Production and Distribution
Television Program Production and Distribution
Location United States - New York - New York
Requisition # 111733BR

Job Description
The Director, Digital Library & Media Management is responsible for development, administration and evolution of standards and procedures for the management of rich media assets (video, audio, and digital photos) with associated metadata in collaboration with HBO business units. This person will provide direction to a permanent HBO committee comprised of operating groups from all areas of HBO in order to define, implement and evolve metadata standards and related workflow requirements specific to HBO's business needs. He/she will create direction regarding archival, content management, encoding, cataloguing, transcoding and post production standards.

Reporting directly to the SVP of Studio, Broadcast Operations & Engineering, this position will work closely with the Director, Digital Media Information Technology, supporting HBO’s digital asset management initiatives for clients across the company.

* Drive the definition and establishment of best practices for digitization, metadata, archival storage and defining cataloguing standards.
* With Technology Operations leadership, develop a content stewardship governance plan that is inclusive of stakeholder and user needs.
* Coordinate evolving business requirements for metadata standards related to searching and using related assets.
* Conduct research, evaluate and recommend various methodologies, standards, and software used in the creation of digital collections and their long-term preservation.
* Represent HBO as the liaison with suppliers, aggregators and third party licensees to ensure compliance with HBO metadata standards.

* Thorough experience with video asset encoding, metadata standards, media asset management and workflow systems
* Proficiency and prior experience in the analog to digital conversion process
* Knowledge of taxonomy development and management to support business workflows
* Well versed in and accomplished at developing and maintaining keyword libraries and video asset classification and search systems
* Familiarity with industry related committees and standards organizations
* Self-starter with proven ability to work with moderate to minimal supervision in a team-based environment
* Outstanding presentation abilities in order to facilitate the dissemination of metadata standards
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to express complex technical concepts effectively
* Well organized with the ability to effectively prioritize assignments
* Some familiarity with digital imaging and electronic publishing technologies: Content management, digital scanning, image editing, and web page design

* Undergrad degree in computer sciences, library or information sciences. Masters degree a plus.
* 5-8 Years of management experience in Digital Media Library Mgmt & associated technologies
* Thorough understanding of digital content standards, metadata and taxonomy

It's Not TV. It's HBO
America’s most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour premium television services — HBO and Cinemax — to nearly 40 million U.S. subscribers. International joint ventures bring branded services to more than 50 countries around the world, and HBO’s programming is sold into over 150 countries worldwide.

HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending and transportation reimbursement accounts, pension plan, tuition reimbursement, and cable reimbursement.


F/T - Library Operations Coordinator - MTV

Title: Library Operations Coordinator

Category: NON-EXEMPT Location: NEW YORK

Job Description:
•Responsible for the coordination and implementation of daily library work flow, including training and development of librarians and library temps in the areas of departmental policies, procedures, and the library archive database application in addition to the dissemination and oversight of work assignments.
•Responsible for the status reporting of departmental and employee performance and productivity.
•Acting as a point of contact between the department and the user community, answering questions, and performing reference and research assistance for library users.
•The coordination and assistance of library inventory management and circulation, material transfers, material records data-entry, dub requests, library maintenance and ongoing project work.
•Communication, handling and documentation of all library related shipments including inter-library transfers and third party archive storage facilities.
•The communication and implementation of procedures for restricted archive materials and library raw stock policies and procedures to MTVN user community and library personnel.
•Assistance in handling of on-air material traffic and issues in a timely responsible manner, keeping adequate communication with those involved, both inside and outside the department.
•Responsible for the maintenance and reporting of departmental statistics and records both for physical assets and raw stock distribution.
•Responsible for the processing, tracking and coordination of media raw stock requests into company database.
•The arrangement and distribution of raw stock to MTVN user community including the coordination of off site production shipments.
•The maintenance of raw stock inventory including the ordering of adequate raw stock to meet MTVN demands, creating P.O.’s, and reconciling orders when shipments arrive. •To coordinate and maintain the organization of the physical raw stock inventory in designated library storage areas.

Required Qualification/Skills:
1. Must have excellent analytical skills, show good judgment and be detail oriented. 2. Excellent computer skills with a working knowledge of Alias, Scheduall and PTS preferred.
3. Have knowledge of tape formats and the production process.
4. The ideal candidate will want a career in Library Services.
5. Must have excellent interpersonal, follow-through skills and communication skills (both verbal & written).
6. Must be able to multi-task and remain focused in a demanding environment, fast paced environment.
7. College degree is preferred or equivalent work experience is required; (Bachelor’s degree preferred-with an emphasis in Communications or Library Services).

Desired Qualification/Skills:
Familiarity with MTV Networks programming is desired. Experience training peers and other staff members.

Apply to:

Originally posted on SimplyHired.

F/T - Reference/Instruction librarian - Berkeley College

Berkeley College invites applications to fill new full time
Reference/Instruction librarian positions at the midtown manhattan,
Woodland Park (formerly West Paterson) and Newark, NJ campuses.

We are seeking service oriented professionals with an interest in, and
commitment to information literacy and student success. Based on
demonstrated ability we will acclimate a recent grad or welcome the
contributions of an experienced colleague.

Responsibilities include: assisting students, faculty and the College
community in navigating and evaluating information in a variety of formats;
shares responsibility for building and maintaining print and media
collections; developing on-site and on-line instructional materials;
participation in College committees and activities; and under the direction
of the Coordinator of Information Literacy Instruction, develop and deliver
curriculum integrated instruction in assigned liaison areas.

Qualifications: requires a Master's Degree in library science or
information studies; demonstrated knowledge of electronic resources and
computer applications; interest in applying current and emerging
technologies to library instruction, library promotion and library
services; work schedule flexibility; the desire to teach information
literacy instruction within the classroom and context of the curriculum.

The NY position requires some travel between the midtown, downtown and
White Plains, NY campus libraries. The NJ positions requires some travel
between Woodland Park, Newark, Woodbridge and Paramus campuses. Additional
requirements include: day, evening and occasional Saturday hours.

Berkeley College fosters and fiscally supports continuing education through
participation in professional membership organizations, conferences,
workshops and other professional development activities. Librarians have
faculty status and work a 12 month academic calendar year that includes
five weeks paid vacation plus holidays. Benefits include: 401K plan,
contribution health, dental, vision and prescription coverage, discounts,
life insurance, a voluntary healthy living program and more.

Salary: commensurate with experience.

To find out more about Berkeley College visit:

To apply please submit a cover letter that includes campus of choice, along
with a narrative outlining your interest and qualifications. Finalists
will be asked to demonstrate presentation style to a committee of college

Marlene Doty
Director of Library Services
Berkeley College

Mail: Berkeley College, Att: Marlene Doty, 44 Rifle Camp Road, Woodland
Park,NJ 07424

Fax: 973-278-2242

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

Saturday, August 15, 2009

P/T - Cataloger - Julliard School

The Juilliard School seeks a part-time cataloger (25 hours per week).

Reporting to the Vice President for Library and Information Resources, and working closely with 4 other full-time catalogers/reference librarians, the part-time cataloger will perform original and copy cataloging of scores, books, and selected media materials; assist with catalog maintenance activities; and, revise work of other catalogers as part of peer revision process.

Minimum Requirements:
ALA-accredited M.L.S. degree.
Bachelor's degree in music.
Experience with original and copy cataloging on OCLC; knowledge of AACR2 international cataloging principles and practices, Library of Congress Subject Headings, and other relevant tools.
Foreign language facility, especially bibliographic knowledge of
German, French and Italian.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as the
ability to function efficiently within a busy and demanding work
Knowledge of music reference sources.
Strong commitment to library service.

Preferred Background:
Extensive experience with music library cataloging and technical services.

The Juilliard School=B9s Lila Acheson Wallace Library is a comprehensive resource for the School's performance and research needs. The collection includes more than 70,000 music performance and study scores, including scholarly editions of composers' collected works and other historical editions; 22,000 books on music, dance, drama, and general academic subjects; 25,000 sound recordings (LPs, compact discs, reel-to-reel, cassette, and DAT tapes), and 2,000 videos.

Juilliard's library is the proud home the Juilliard Manuscript Collection one of the world's greatest collections of autograph manuscripts, composer sketches, engraver proofs, and first editions. Complementing this extraordinary resource is the Peter Jay Sharp Special Collections, which includes numerous rare printed editions, manuscripts, manuscript facsimiles, and archival collections.

The Juilliard School has an ongoing commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusiveness throughout the community and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of the School's administration.

Please send cover letter with resume and names of three references to:

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

Temporary FT/PT - Art & Architecture Lib - NYIT

Librarian, Art and Architecture

New York Institute of Technology seeks a full time Librarian for its Art & Architecture Library. Reporting to the Director of Branch Services, the Librarian works as a member of a collaborative staff providing information and collection content services in support of the university's architecture, design and arts programs; provides reference, research and instructional services, both traditional and electronic; participates in faculty outreach; designs, delivers and assesses special and ongoing projects related to the collection and web-based projects; assists with circulation desk coverage, serials management and other library operations; identifies and promotes new digital resources and provides instructional services to students and faculty.

Candidates must possess an ALA accredited Master's degree in Library Science. In addition, a degree in art history or architecture along with university academic library experience is preferred, but will consider candidates with background or interest in the arts. The successful candidate is required to have competencies in a full range of print and electronic services in the arts and related areas along with excellent organizational/time management skills, and demonstrated commitment to providing excellent public services in a university academic environment.

Temporary FT/PT opportunity available during search which may lead to full time hire.

For immediate consideration, please submit cover letter and resume to We will contact only those persons selected for further consideration. EOE

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

F/T - Senior Application Dev - Columbia University

Senior Application Developer, Columbia University
Libraries/Information Services*

Columbia University Libraries’ Center for Digital Research and Scholarship
(CDRS) is seeking a Senior Application Developer to implement CDRS’ online
platforms by designing, coding, integrating, and maintaining services and
back-end applications that support the projects of the center.

CDRS serves the digital research and scholarly communication needs of
Columbia’s faculty, graduate students, and scholars through the innovative
creation and implementation of online tools and services. The Senior
Application Developer will work in tandem with UX designers and Web
developers to create the next generation of shared knowledge systems. The
successful applicant will know how to use multiple software development
models and tools to deliver researcher-focused applications to the Columbia
community and beyond.

Responsibilities include constructing applications and systems; designing
information architecture and user interface schemas; manipulating,
scripting, and visualizing large metadata sets and digital objects; and
authoring technical specifications for applications intended for use by a
variety of university departments and partners with diverse user

- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
- 3-5 years of professional experience in XML/XSLT, Java, PHP, and MySQL
- 3-5 years of professional experience in Web-based application design
- Fluency with Unix, Apache, and Tomcat environments
- IA/UI skills and OO design experience
- Willingness to learn new applications and terminology

- 5-6 years of experience in Web-based application design
- Extensive familiarity with Python, XQuery, and XForms strongly desired
- Significant experience with relational databases and database design
- Familiarity with SOAP and RESTful architectures
- Familiarity with other open-source software (Django, Lucene, etc.)
- Perl and Ruby knowledge a plus

Columbia University is open-source friendly!

Columbia offers a competitive benefits package that includes 26 days’ paid
vacation, a diverse selection of medical insurance options, and a tuition
exemption for employees and their families.

To apply, please visit:

Columbia University Libraries/Information Services:
Center for Digital Research and Scholarship:

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

F/T - Lib Western European Languages and Lit - Yale

Librarian for Western European Languages and Literature
Research Services & Collections
Yale University Library
Librarian I-III

The University and the Library
The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including approximately thirteen million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to its physical and digital collections. Housed in twenty-two buildings including the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the new Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of nearly six hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library readers. To learn more about Yale University Library, please visit u!
s at>.

General Purpose
The Library is seeking a creative and energetic subject specialist to serve the teaching and research needs of students and faculty studying Western European languages and literatures as well as Classics and Linguistics. This position offers an opportunity to advance services and to develop collections in all formats in these subject areas and others as assigned.

Reporting to the Head of Research Services & Collections and working in a collaborative environment, serves as professional liaison to the French, German, Italian, Spanish & Portuguese, Classics, and Linguistics Departments. Plans, promotes, and implements research education programs for undergraduates, graduates, and faculty of those departments. Also participates in the general library Research Education programs and programs for large undergraduate classes sponsored by Research Services and Collections. Provides specialized reference service to patrons. In collaboration with faculty and key Library staff, plans and implements digital library projects in support of teaching and research. Serves on library committees, working groups, and task forces, and is expected to be professionally active. May be required to assist in disaster recovery efforts. May be required to work at West Campus located in West Haven, CT.

Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program for library and information science and/or relevant professional experience in a research library required. Graduate degree in Romance literature, preferably PhD. Appointment to the rank of Librarian II requires two years of relevant professional experience and demonstrated professional accomplishments appropriate to the rank. Appointment to Librarian III requires five years of professional library experience and demonstrated professional accomplishments appropriate to the rank. Excellent reading and speaking knowledge of two Romance languages, preferably French and Italian, is required. In addition, a reading knowledge of German is desirable. Will possess a deep understanding of the research process and knowledge of the ways that new technologies are affecting the production of scholarship. Demonstrated commitment to outstanding public service. Excellent teaching skills preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skill!
s required. Ability to work succes
sfully in a highly collaborative environment.

Salary and Benefits
Rank and competitive salary will be based upon the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Full benefits package including 22 vacation days; 18 holiday, recess and personal days; comprehensive health care; TIAA/CREF or Yale retirement plan; and relocation assistance. Applications consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names of three professional references should be sent by creating an account and applying online at for immediate consideration - the STARS req ID for this position is 7968BR. Please be sure to reference #7968BR in your cover letter.

Background Check Requirements
All external candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment screening. All offers are contingent on successful completion of a background check.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

Freelance - Facts On File

Freelance Positions in Electronic Publishing
Facts On File, Inc.

Work on online educational and reference products: Include basic data indexing and linking; some copy editing, writing, and researching; testing and troubleshooting products.

Liberal arts background, English, History, or Science major a plus. Some HTML/web production, good editorial skills, strong attention to detail, and ability to learn quickly. Knowledge of FileMaker a plus. Minimum availability of 20 hours a week during business hours. Must work in-house.

Please email your resume and cover letter to Ellen Thomas:

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

F/T - Inside Sales Rep-Library Databases - HW Wilson

Inside Sales Rep-Library Databases

The H.W. Wilson Company is a major publisher of reference materials and databases for the library community. The Company is seeking an Inside Sales Rep to assist the direct sales reps in selling databases to libraries; participating in sales campaigns via telephone; responding to customer questions regarding products and Wilson Web; assisting with account maintenance, and follow-up. The Wilson Company offers an excellent salary and benefits including 4 weeks vacation and health insurance.

An MLIS or business degree with knowledge of library databases is required.

E-mail resume and salary history to, or send to Personnel, H.W. Wilson Company, 950 University Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10452. H.W. Wilson Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer m/f/d.

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

F/T - Electronic Collections Librarian - Yale

Electronic Collections Librarian
Collection Development
Sterling Memorial Library
Yale University
Rank: Librarian III - IV

The University and the Library
The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including approximately thirteen million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to its physical and digital collections. Housed in twenty-two buildings including the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the new Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of nearly six hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library readers. For additional information on the Yale University Library, !
please visit the Library's Web site at:

General Purpose
Reporting to the Head of Electronic Collections, the Electronic Collections Librarian assumes both a leadership and liaison role in working with staff from all areas of the Library to support electronic collections development and management. Provides support as needed across the library system, particularly selectors, but also technical services staff in Acquisitions and Cataloging & Metadata Services.

Serves as a key participant and/or leader in the acquisition, management, and evaluation of electronic resources to ensure consistent and integrated access for the Yale University Library (YUL). Works across the entire YUL, serving as Selector/Collection Unit Coordinator for electronic resources that cross more than two libraries or subject areas. Develops and/or manages the development of policies, procedures, best practices, and documentation with detailed guidelines for managing the lifecycle of electronic resources. Leads ERM (Electronic Resources Management system, Verde software) library-wide activities, which are delegated to others and/or coordinated across the YUL system. Provides training and information as needed across the library system, including selectors, as well as technical services staff in Acquisitions and Cataloging & Metadata Services. Serves as a key participant and/or leader in understanding and developing the best ways to manage the lifecycle of! major interdisciplinary electronic resource packages at YUL. Serves as a key participant and/or leader in YUL's e-Access Troubleshooting service. Participates on the staff license review, negotiating, and compliance processes, for delivery to the Associate University Librarian (AUL).

Leads and/or coordinates authentication and authorization issues for electronic resources, communicating as appropriate with vendors, selectors, AUL, and others. Monitors trends in emerging technologies, business models, and licensing of electronic resources. Works with Head of Electronic Collections to nurture effective relationships with e-resource suppliers and publishers, for the benefit of the YUL system. Expected to be professionally active and to serve on select Library-wide committees. Participates in and contributes to library long-term planning and is professionally active in library, scholarly and/or academic organizations. Represents the Library and the University in the academic and professional community by serving on various committees and task forces. May supervise non-exempt staff. May be required to assist with disaster recovery efforts. May be assigned to work at West Campus location in West Haven, CT.

Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program of library and information science, and five years of professional library experience and demonstrated professional accomplishments appropriate to the rank. At least two years of directly applicable experience in the procurement, licensing, and management of electronic resources; and relevant additional experience which may be in related areas such as e-resources collections development, library publishing, or library technical activities. Appointment to the rank of Librarian IV requires eight years of professional library experience and demonstrated professional accomplishments appropriate to the rank.

The position requires knowledge of the complex, ever-changing electronic publishing environment and scholarly communications issues. Must have the ability to work with a varied user groups and function effectively in a team environment and in a complex and culturally diverse organization. Excellent oral and written communication and training skills are required. Excellent organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills are required. Evidence of high productivity when working independently or in groups, as changing situations is required. Previous specific activities in one or more of the following areas are required: acquisitions operations related to licensed electronic resources, using and instructing in the use of information technologies, reviewing and identifying issues with license agreements for electronic resources, using an Integrated Library System and/or an Electronic Resource Management system.

Preferred: Experience supporting an OpenURL resolver and metasearch software; experience providing troubleshooting for problem reports; familiarity or experience working with Library vendors ExLibris SFX, Verde, and MetLib. Knowledge of scholarly communication industry norms and practices of information technology; demonstrated skills in project management; skill in "translating" between the world of electronic resources and traditional library formats; ability to supervise and mentor non-exempt staff.

Salary and Benefits
Rank and competitive salary will be based upon the successful candidate's qualifications and experience. Full benefits package including pro-rated 22 vacation days; 18 holiday, recess and personal days; comprehensive health care; TIAA/CREF or Yale retirement plan; and relocation assistance. Applications consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names, titles, and contact information for three professional references should be sent by creating an account and applying online at for immediate consideration - the STARS req ID for these position is 8020BR. Please be sure to reference #8020BR in your cover letter.

Background Check Requirements
All external candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment screening. All offers are contingent on successful completion of a background check.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

F/T - Software Implementation Specialist - firm in CT

Job Title: Software Implementation Specialist Incumbent:
Reports To: VP, Sales Location: Wilton, CT
Department: Sales

We are looking for a software implementation specialist for our content manager software with a strong aptitude for business and solid project management and communication skills. The software implementation specialist will manage all aspects of the implementation process for our industry-leading software solutions, while working closely with Fortune 500 organizations from around the globe.
•Manage the software implementation cycle from contract signing through production
•Document customer requirements in support of solution design and configuration
•Collaborate with clients to facilitate the set up process
•Train clients on product functions and features
•Lead user acceptance testing to ensure a successful rollout and handoff to account management
•Provide ongoing system support
•Lead demo presentations for prospective clients

•Bachelor's degree with strong academic performance
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including group presentations
•Strong project management and analytical skills
•Ability to anticipate and solve problems and consistently meet project goals
•Ability to interact with all levels of an organization
•Ability and desire to work independently

Respondents should reply to and mention they saw the posting on the SLA-NYC job board.

Lynn Schlesinger
Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Infotrieve, Inc.
PO Box 7102 ∙ 20 Westport Rd., Suite 105
∙ Wilton, CT 06897

Direct posting from recruiter.

F/T - Web Content/Data Specialist - ANA

About the ANA
The ANA (Association of National Advertisers) leads the marketing community by providing its members insights, collaboration and advocacy. ANA’s membership includes 400 companies with 9000 brands that collectively spend over $100 billion in marketing communications and advertising. The ANA strives to communicate marketing best practices, lead industry initiatives, influence industry practices, manage industry affairs and advance, promote and protect all advertisers and marketers. For more information, visit

Job Title
Web Content/Data Specialist
The Marketing Insights Center serves the ANA and its members as a major source of proprietary research and knowledge. The team’s focus is to provide members (client-side marketers) with the marketing information and insights they need to make better decisions, faster. This position is dedicated to taking the Marketing Insights Center Online (members-only website) to the next level by creating the optimal online user experience to access our content, and ensuring we meet the specific needs of our members.
Be at the center of organizing, indexing and posting content generated from our events, research initiatives and publications. Maximize ANA content acquisition through the content management system. Oversee the look and navigation of the online Marketing Insights Center and maintain accurate and meaningful utilization metrics. Track trends, conduct analysis and prepare reports for various MIC content and usage metrics. Experiment with new and alternative ways to leverage social media activities to help bring content to members i.e. Twitter, Linked-in, Facebook.

• Working knowledge of data and content management systems
• Exceptional quantitative and analytical skills
• Strong customer/user-service orientation with a commitment to quality
• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
• Confident communication style
• High energy and ability to work well in a team environment
• Ability to multitask, handle details, and work independently
• Professional manner and the willingness to go the “extra mile”
• Ability to balance attention to detail with the big-picture perspective
The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree in information science (MLS) or related degree and 2+ years working in a corporate setting. Previous experience in ad/marketing industry and skills in designing online instruction, including tutorials is desired but not required.

To Apply

Direct posting from firm.

F/T - Metadata Librarian - CUNY

Cover letter, resume and names of and contact information for three professional references should be sent by September 4, 2009.

Mina Rees Library
CUNY Graduate Center

Metadata Librarian (Assistant or Associate Professor)
PVN #: FY-16419
Closing Date: September 4, 2009
The Metadata Librarian works within a collaborative and collegial framework under the direction of the Associate Librarian for Collection Management and provides general cataloging support for the library. Performs full cataloging of various types of materials in all disciplines with particular focus on special collections, digital resources and other non-print formats.

Catalogs materials in all subjects and formats but specializes in cataloging special collections, digital resources and other non-print formats
Participates in digital project planning and implementation including the development of standards and best practices and creates metadata for digital resources
Consults with colleagues at the Graduate Center and throughout CUNY as appropriate regarding cataloging issues.
Trains staff as necessary; may supervise 1 full time employee in absence of senior staff.
Keeps current on developments in cataloging practice and participates in the evaluation and development of cataloging policies and procedures.
Assists patrons at the Reference Desk and at library workstations and serves as library liaison to assigned doctoral programs.

MLS degree from an accredited institution and second Master’s degree in a Social Sciences or Humanities discipline
Familiarity with MARC format and cataloging rules including AACR2, LCSH, and LCRI
Experience with an integrated library system (Aleph 500 preferred), cataloging experience and creation of metadata in an academic environment
Familiarity with emerging trends in library systems and services
Experience with using MODS/METS and/or applying Western States Best Practices
Strong interpersonal skills
Working knowledge of German, French or another Western European language

Use of DRM tools
Familiarity with Cataloger92s Desktop and Classification Web
Successful grant experience
Familiarity with ExLibris Aleph 500
Salary Range: Assistant Professor - $63,064 - $71,974; Associate
Professor - $69,003 - $79,902
FLSA Status: Exempt
Send resume, cover letter, and names of and contact information for three professional references by September 4, 2009 to:

Attn: Metadata Librarian Position
Julie Cunningham, Chief Librarian
Mina Rees Library
Graduate Center, City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Fax: 212-817-1647

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

F/T - Archivist/Librarian - TRAK Records

TRAK Records and Library is currently recruiting for an Archivist/Librarian in New York City. As head of the Archives Services Department, the Archivist is responsible for maintaining and providing access to the Firms information resources, both print and electronic, and historical materials relating to the firm, it projects and its founder. The Archivist must be able to lead a diverse team of information specialist, providing management, planning and budgeting for a range of resources.

A Masters degree in Library Science is required.
Candidates should have six years of experience working with Archival Collections or Special Collections.
Supervisory experience required.
For consideration, please e-mail your resume to

Julie Andrews
National Recruiting Executive
TRAK Records & Library
(888) 399-TRAK(8725) - direct
(202) 261-7200 - main
(202) 466-4499 - fax

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

F/T - Information Specialist Researcher - an int'l law firm

Information Specialist – Researcher

We have positions available for information specialists and researchers to join the staff of an international law firm located in Midtown. We are looking for experienced individuals who have written and researched a wide variety of deliverables including backgrounders, competitive analysis, white papers and new business pitches. This person should have evaluated new sources and be familiar with various research processes and methodologies.

Qualifications include: Knowledge of business databases including CapitalIQ, OneSource, Reuters, Factiva, Thomson and others.

We are looking for someone who has worked in a professional services environment such as Big 4, investment banking or management consulting with at least 3 to 10 years of previous research experience.

Please send your resume for immediate consideration:

Monica Rodis
Segue Search

Direct posting from recruiter.

F/T - Marketing Analyst Researcher - an Int'l 't Law Firm

This is a great opportunity for someone who will get involved in supporting the Business Development team. In this role you will handle the collection and analysis of competitive data, market research, company profiles, industry trends and other related duties as assigned. Other responsibilities include: We are looking for someone with a BS/BA, MBA is a plus. The successful candidate should have at least 3 to five years of related experience.
Please submit resumes in Word format to


Monica Rodis, CPC
Segue Search
295 Madison Avenue
15th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Direct listing from recruiter.

F/T- Archivist & Records Manager - RAMSA

Position: Archivist & Records Manager

Robert A.M. Stern Architects is a 220-person firm of architects, interior designers, and supporting staff. Our firm's practice is premised on the belief that the public is entitled to buildings that do not, by their very being, threaten the aesthetic and cultural values of the buildings around them. We do not believe that any one style is appropriate to every building and every place. We do believe in the continuity of tradition and strive in our work to create order out of the often chaotic present by entering into a dialogue with the past and with the spirit of the places in which we build.

Over our thirty-eight-year history, we have established an international reputation as a leading design firm with wide experience in residential, commercial, and institutional work. As the practice has diversified, its geographical scope has widened to include current projects in Europe, Asia, South America, and throughout the United States . We maintain an attention to detail and a commitment to design quality which have earned international recognition, numerous awards and citations for design excellence, including National Honor Awards of the American Institute of Architects, and a lengthening list of repeat clients.

Robert A.M. Stern Architects is currently seeking an Archivist & Records Manager . This position is responsible to the Managing Partner and Founding Partner. As head of the Archives Services Department, the Archivist is responsible for maintaining and providing access to the Firms information resources, both print and electronic, and historical materials relating to the firm, it projects and its founder.

The Archivist must be able to lead a diverse team of information specialist, providing management, planning and budgeting for a range of resources. The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Ø The appraisal, preservation and processing of the firms historical Archives which exists in a variety of material formats and coordinating the transfer of these materials to the Yale University Archives.
Ø Overseeing the Firms records management program, working with key units within the office to develop and implement appropriate RM procedures and policies for electronic materials, as well as providing assistance and guidance on standard paper filing procedures.
Ø Providing supervision and coordination of the Architectural Materials samples library.
Ø Ongoing development of the Firms technical library providing code and regulatory information through both paper and electronic subscriptions to the Design staff.
Ø Maintaining the Firms visual materials collection and leading a large scale collection digitization and project.
Ø Curatorial care of the Firms art collections and galleries, including coordinating the loans of materials to exhibits.
Ø Managing the Firms serial subscriptions in both electronic and print media.
Ø The Administration, design and development of several database systems to facilitate access and retrieval of information within the office.

The ideal candidate will have:
Ø 6 years of experience working with Archival Collections, or Special Collections.
Ø Previous experience supervising at least 2 full time professionals.
Ø A Masters degree in Library Science
Ø Experience working with Vendors, Consultants, and IT
Ø Advanced software and database proficiencies with preference given to applicants with demonstrable knowledge of: Microsoft SharePoint, SQL, Deltek, Inmagic, Adobe Creative Suite, Autodesk, Extensis Portfolio and/or O’Neil systems.
Ø An ability to understand business needs with successful completion of appropriate on time information and resource delivery.
Ø Experience analyzing business requirements and capable of recommending and implementing solutions.

RAMSA is an equal opportunity employer. We do not permit discrimination against any individual because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference, age, national origin, or mental or physical handicap. We will not tolerate any form of harassment that creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working environment.
Please send cover letter and resume to: Michele Morck, Director of Human Resources at

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

Sunday, August 9, 2009

F/T - Engineering Librarian - Columbia University

The Columbia University Libraries seeks an innovative,
service-oriented professional to join the Science & Engineering
Libraries Division as Engineering Librarian. The Engineering
Librarian develops and maintains electronic and print collections and
provides instruction, outreach, and research support services to the
faculty and students of the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and
Applied Science
. The Engineering Librarian will work closely with
colleagues to assess, plan, and implement forward-looking collections,
services and facilities that meet the current and future research,
teaching, and learning needs of science and engineering faculty and
students, taking active advantage of the resources and expertise of
both the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, and the Center for New Media Teaching and
Learning, The Engineering Librarian will
coordinate preservation activities for five libraries within the
division, including the identification of items for digitization
and/or inclusion in Academic Commons, Columbia's institutional
repository. The Engineering Librarian manages a materials budget of
approximately $643,000 and a staff of 3 FTE.

The Ambrose Monell Engineering Library,, includes a collection of
approximately 220,000 volumes and receives approximately 900 serials.
The collection covers civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical and
nuclear engineering, computer science, metallurgy, mining, operations
, applied physics, and applied mathematics. The Fu Foundation
School of Engineering and Applied Science
is comprised of
approximately 170 faculty, 1,400 graduate and 1,400 undergraduate

The successful candidate will have:

* Experience providing proactive, user-centered services in support
of research, teaching, and learning in engineering, the applied
sciences or a related science discipline

* Collection development experience in engineering, the applied
sciences or a related science or business discipline

* An ability to work effectively in a strong team-based environment

* An interest in the management and archiving of e-science data

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Set in the Morningside Heights academic village, Columbia also
presents the unmatched dynamism, diversity and cultural richness of
New York City. The University Libraries, grounded in collections of
remarkable depth and breadth, are also building extensive electronic
resources and services. The Libraries at Columbia are committed to
collegiality, professionalism, innovation and leadership.

We offer a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and
excellent benefits including 100% Columbia tuition exemption for self
and family and assistance with University housing. Columbia will also
pay 50% tuition for your dependent child who is a candidate for an
undergraduate degree at another accredited college or university.

For immediate consideration please apply online at:

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

F/T - ILS and Discovery Systems Specialist - NYU

ILS and Discovery Systems Specialist

The NYU's Division of Libraries seeks the ideal candidate for the ILS
and Discovery Systems Specialist position. This position will play a
lead role in implementing new technologies for both inventory control
and discovery systems. The selected candidate will collaborate with the
Metadata Services Librarian, Web Development team and Database
to develop workflow and criteria for importing and
exporting data and metadata to/from various systems including the
Integrated Library System (ILS), web-based discovery system, federated
search tool
and open URL resolver. This newly created position plays an
integral role in supporting both virtual and physical access to the
Libraries collections, irrespective of format or location. This
position reports to the Metadata Services Librarian

Initially, the position will be focused on stabilizing and optimizing
the ILS environment. The successful candidate will perform data analysis
on metadata record structures in various applications, databases and
external formats, including ExLibris and III catalogs, federated search
, DSpace, Luna, ARTstor, SOLR, flat files (.txt, .xml, .csv),
spreadsheets, Archivists Toolkit, etc. as well as design and implement
routines, scripts and methods for record extraction and transformation
into various output formats (MARC, XML, .txt, etc.).

Additionally, the work will contribute to the development of new ILS
functionality, implementation of upgrades and extend the scope and reach
of library search interfaces. The ideal candidate will contribute to
research and development, prototyping and implementation of initiatives
and projects that serve to integrate Library Applications and library
data with other web services and with the digital library.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess a Bachelor's degree
in computer science, information science, library science or similar
field, as well as 3 years' related experience or an equivalent
combination of education and experience. Other requirements are:

* Must include demonstrated experience with XML and XSLT,
* Experience working on Linux / Unix servers,
* Experience doing data analysis on a variety of data formats, and
knowledge of metadata standards, including MARC and Dublin Core.
* Experience working in a library environment and knowledge of library
technology protocols such as OpenURL, OAI-PMH, Z39.50, SRU/W,
* Experience with SOLR, experience writing scripts in Perl, PHP, or bash
or with writing applications in Java or Ruby and knowledge of database
architecture and SQL are all preferred.

NYU offers a superior benefits package, which includes free NYU tuition
for self and eligible family members, generous vacation, medical, dental
and pension plans. For more information and to apply for this position
online (20090495), visit our web site at: (Please
copy URL to your browser.) Please select "N2" when asked, "How were you
referred to NYU?" We accept online applications only.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

F/T - Taxonomy Manager - a website

The Taxonomy Manager will lead a team of data analysts and library sciences professionals in the day to day creation and maintenance of all data classification topologies within the system. The ideal candidate will have worked with a web-based Software as a Service (SaaS) company in either a Taxonomy / Data Management or Product Management capacity.

Specific responsibilities include:

· Manage and grow our team Data / Taxonomy Analysts.

· Develop, maintain, and enforce a set of data classification guidelines and best practices.

· Secure and consult with subject manager experts in ongoing effort to expand and improve our exist candidate classification system

· Recommend updates to existing data management tools.

· Work closely with the Product Management and Technology teams to ensure a cohesive expansion strategy.

Professional Experience and Background

· Demonstrated success as a Taxonomy or Product Manager

· Hard working, entrepreneurial with a hands-on, can-do attitude.

· High level of professionalism and business acumen.

· Experience in mentoring, leadership and management skills.

· Outstanding organizational, and problem solving skills.

· Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to effectively present to large audiences.

· Excels in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, team oriented and challenging environment.

· Ideal candidate would have a minimum of:

o Degree from a top tier, preferably in Library Sciences or related field.

o 5 + years work experience.

o 5 or more years at a rapid growth company

o Tech experience a plus


Francesca Bertone

Executive Search

Information Technology

Connections of New York, Inc.

5 Penn Plaza, 21st Floor

New York, NY 10001

T – 212.564.3300

F – 212.947.0244

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