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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

F/T - Senior Corp Legal or IBank/FinServ Researcher - NYC

New York City

We have a permanent opportunity for an experienced Sr. Corporate Legal Researcher and/or  Sr. Investment Banking/Financial Services  researcher.


.  Work with a team of seasoned researchers to execute complex research projects focused on corporate
legal and investment banking topics.

.  Must have Corporate securities knowledge (SEC filings, key corporate finance documents etc.).

.  Participate in projects that increase the value of services to users.

.  Work with a wide range of information tools, databases and technology used in the information center.

.  Handle request to monitor news and government regulatory filings using electronic resources or outside
sources as necessary.

.  Assist in the education of firm personnel on the operation and services available in the Information Center.  Assist firm personnel in the use of print and electronic resources as required.

.   MLS and/or MBA.
.   3-5 yrs experience in a corporate law library or investment banking firm.
.   Extensive knowledge of on-line databases including Bloomberg, Capital IQ, Westlaw Business,
ThompsonOne Banker, Securities Data, Dealogic, Lexis, etc.
.   Ability to prioritize work, and meet multiple deadlines in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
.   A team player is essential.  Must be comfortable working independently and in a collaborative
.   Attention to detail with the ability to handle complex research requests.
.   Professional service oriented approach.
.   Requires strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills including excellent verbal and
written ability.

All resumes held in strict confidence.  For those currently employed, we will be happy to speak with you
on an exploratory basis.  If you have submitted a resume to us in the last year there is no need to send another one as you will automatically be considered for this position.  No phone calls please.

Resumes in Word only:

F/T - Corporate Librarian - Skadden Arps

F/T Corporate Librarian - Skadden Arps

Skadden Arps a preeminent law firm, has 24 offices in 13 countries. The attorneys represent many of the largest U.S. and international companies, including approximately one-half of the Fortune 250 companies. Recognized as a leader in mergers and acquisitions Skadden has expertise in more than 40 practice areas internationally including corporate finance, banking, restructuring, securities, tax, intellectual property, and litigation. Skadden is known for dedication to client service, commitment to excellence, creativity and resourcefulness in providing innovative advice and novel legal solutions.

The Position:
As a member of the Corporate Library the Corporate Library Specialist provides high level cost effective corporate research services to attorneys and legal assistants on a global basis. The position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. The position reports to the Head of the Corporate Library.

Hours: Monday - Friday 12 pm to 8:00 pm

Knowledge, Skills, Ability:

* Knowledge of corporate documents and SEC filings
* Proficiency with Westlaw Business, Thomson Financial, Factset, Bloomberg, Factset, Dun and Bradstreet, Knowledge Mosaic, Mergent.
* Ability to work independently and meet strict deadlines.
* Ability to Multitask

MLS from an accredited institution or equivalent
3-5 years experience in a Law Firm or an Investment Bank Library.

To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter with salary requirements and resume to:
Subject Line: Corporate Librarian.

(Two weeks) - Cataloging Consultant - Teacher U

Position:                  Cataloging Consultant
Reports to:              Director of Technology and Knowledge Management
Location:                 New York, New York

Teacher U is a revolutionary, practical, results-oriented teacher training program developed by the founders of Uncommon Schools, KIPP, and Achievement First.  Over the past three years, Teacher U has managed a master’s level program at Hunter College and recently has created a new, independent graduate program, Relay School of Education, which will begin operations in the summer of 2011.

The Cataloging Consultant will complete a temporary, one-time project to perform original and copy cataloging for approximately 700 library items (primarily monographs).  This person will also process the materials to be shelf-ready.  This project is expected to take 80 hours and will be performed over the course of two weeks.  Should the work be completed sooner, the Cataloging Consultant may perform other library projects, time permitting.

·         Catalogue all library materials in our KOHA integrated library system;
·         Perform both original and copy cataloging according to national bibliographic standards;
·         Ensure that items are shelf ready with proper labeling, barcodes, and book jackets; and
·         Complete other library projects, time permitting, and at the discretion of the Knowledge Management Consultant.

This is an outstanding opportunity to play an integral role in urban, public education reform.  First and foremost, the Cataloging Consultant must share the team’s sense of urgency about the need to improve student achievement through phenomenal teacher training.  Additionally, candidates for the position must have the following:
·         MLS or MLS in progress, with preference for applicants with expertise in the field of education;
·         Experience performing original and copy cataloging;
·         Experience using KOHA or an equivalent integrative library system;
·         Experience processing library materials to make them shelf-ready;
·         High attention to detail and understanding of major cataloging standards, including MARC, AACR2, and LC Subject Headings;
·         Ability to troubleshoot and work both independently and autonomously;
·         A demonstrated passion for urban education and closing the achievement gap; and
·         A high level of zest, grit, hope, gratitude, enthusiasm, and humor;

This is a one-time, temporary position to be worked over the course of two-weeks as soon as possible. The Consultant will work 80 hours and be paid $1,500 to perform this work.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume to with the name of the position for which you are applying in your subject line.  If you know of someone who would be an ideal candidate for this position, we encourage you to send his or her name and email address to

UKA Teacher U provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees.

Friday, February 18, 2011

F/T - Director - The Hampton Library, Bridgehamton, NY

The Hampton Library, an Association library in Bridgehampton, New York, is looking to hire an outgoing and creative Director.  The position requires an ALA-accredited MLS and knowledge of collection development and the use of evolving library technologies.  

The successful candidate must work well with the patrons, staff and trustees and interact with other community organizations.  He or she will be expected to consider ways to maximize the potential of the newly renovated and expanded building which allows for a wide spectrum of programming and events for adults, children and young adults and for the increased circulation of library materials.   Salary commensurate with experience.  Benefits.   Send a letter of application and a resume postmarked by March 7, 2011 to:

Hampton Library Board of Trustees c/o Elizabeth Whelan Kotz, president P.O. Box 3025 Bridgehampton, New York 11932

F/T - Special Projects Librarian - NY Academy of Medicine


The primary responsibilities of this position are for directing the daily activities of the library’s special projects in grey literature. These initiatives are dedicated to the aggregation, publication, and dissemination of grey literature in the areas of public and urban health. Both projects are web based.

The position serves as Project Manager for the NYAM Library’s Grey Literature Report and as the Project Director for the Resource Guide for Public Health Preparedness, a collaborative subcontracted project with the staff of NLM’s Disaster Information Management Resource Center (DIMRC).

This position also delivers liaison services to research staff at NYAM in Health Policy and the Center for Urban Epidemiology (CUES); works as part of a reference staff team to deliver library services by appointment to users of the library.


* Directs the daily activities of the Grey Literature Report production which encompasses the publication schedule, calendaring and managing of bi-weekly meetings of the grey literature team, and manages all the correspondence ,web activities, issues related to the project; participates as a team member in the production and scheduling of the report
* Acts as one of two content editors for the Grey Literature Report; works as a team to populate the report through collection management activities related to screening of assigned organizations
* Directs the production on a daily basis of the Resource Guide for Public Health Preparedness; supervises the part time project librarian’s selection of content and other related activities; oversees and approves all entries into the database; participates in bi-weekly calls with DIMRC staff ; writes monthly reports and submits to Director in a timely fashion ; creates invoices for the subcontract on a monthly basis; general follow up actions and interactions with NLM staff
* Liaison to specific NYAM staff units-Health Policy and CUES; attends staff meetings, contributes library services as needed to assist their work , such as monthly and weekly search alerts, some mediated searching and some article retrieval.
* Acts as a member of NYAM Library’s reference team contributing to –on-call schedules for reading room appointments and telephone call schedules; orientations for users and training as needed, as well as general mediated searching as needed.
* Assumes other responsibilities related to position as needed

Position Type: Full Time
Position Level: NA
Position Reports To: Director of the NYAM Library
Salary: open
Other Benefits: Full benefits
Location: The New York Academy of Medicine
Job URL:
Travel Required: 0% of the time (approximate)
Starts On: 15-Feb-11

Job Requirements
The ideal candidate for this position is enthusiastic and well-organized with a minimum of two years reference experience in an academic, research, or large health sciences library. Candidates with a background in public health/urban health, health policy, or health services research and/or an interest in open access dissemination of information from non-commercial organizations are well suited for this position.

Experience with online searching, particularly PUBMED is needed as well as an interest in technology; the candidate must have an MLS from an ALA-accredited institution; excellent customer services skills and capacity to work well with others.

Computer Skills
Knowledge of all basic Microsoft Office programs; database searching necessary; knowledge of MARC record and indexing helpful.
Education Required: MLS or equivalent required
Fields of Expertise: public health,

How to Apply:
Please email a resume and cover letter to Please include “Special Projects Librarian" in subject line.

For more information, visit our website:

The New York Academy of Medicine is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Company Information
New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029
Contact Information
Human Resources
(212) 822-7379

P/T - Assistant Librarian - Broome Community College



Part-time assistant librarian position for active reference environment available immediately. Duties include: providing reference services to students, faculty and community patrons in a highly networked environment; developing and implementing library instruction including web-based materials.  

 This is a 19-20 hour/week position, including some morning, weeknight, and weekend hours per week, fall and spring semesters. During summer term this is a 10 hour/week position working evenings.  The salary is $29.74 per hour.  

Master's degree in library science required.  Submissions accepted until position filled.  
For full consideration, application materials must be received by March 11, 2011.  

Send letter of interest, resume and the name, address, and phone number of three references to: Elizabeth A. Wood, Human Resources Officer, Broome Community College, PO Box 1017, Binghamton, NY 13902.  

BCC specifically invites and encourages applications from women and minorities. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

F/T (entry level) - News Researcher - LAC Group

LAC Group seeks candidates for an entry-level News Researcher position in New York (Manhattan), NY.  This is a regular, onsite position that will work with an established team of professional researchers and information managers.  Hours will include Sundays, some weekdays, and other times when urgent assignments and breaking news situations demand.

  • Provide accurate, concise, and timely responses to inquiries on a wide range of topics including politics; government; legislation; business and finance; health; popular culture; and other areas
  • Conduct research across news aggregators, public records databases and other specialized resources
  • Compile and organize information into coherent, focused responses for the end-user/requestor
  • Maintain an awareness of and interest in popular culture and current events
  • Demonstrate good judgment and insight in identifying and utilizing authoritative sources for news research

§  Bachelor’s degree is required.
§  1-2 years experience searching online research databases
§  Experienced web searcher; familiar with multiple browsers and search engines
§  Experience with MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook
§  Well-developed interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with people at all levels of an organization.  Able to work quickly and independently
§  Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
§  Coursework towards the Master of Library & Information Science degree is strongly preferred

To read more details and to apply please visit this link:

To view all of our currently open positions please visit:

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.

Friday, February 11, 2011

P/T - Library Assistant - Briarcliffe College


Briarcliffe College is a career education college with campuses in Bethpage, Patchogue, and Long Island City, NY which offers Associate and Bachelor degrees in Graphic Design, Criminal Justice, Business, Photography, and Computer technology. The Briarcliffe College Library in Patchogue seeks a dynamic, creative, service-oriented Library Assistant to work two nights a week.

For more information and to apply:

Thursday, February 10, 2011

F/T (temporary) - Information Research Specialist - Investment Bank

Long Term Temporary Position, Investment Banking Research Center
New York City, 4-midnight shift Mon - Fri

Provide reference and research in a high volume business library to bankers
and executives worldwide covering all major industries.
* Provide high-quality, professional client service;
* Requires mastery of database search methods & excellent judgment of
information quality
* Mastery of business & financial databases including Factset, Bloomberg,
Dealogic, SDC, Factiva, Edgar, Thomson, Alacra, SNL, Profound
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office
* Excellent communication skills
* Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment, prioritizing
multiple projects

For consideration, please email cover letter, resume and references to:
Angela Dzikowski, Pro Libra Associates

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

F/T - Corporate Reference Librarian - Law Firm

A premier international law firm headquartered in New York. The law firm has been recognized as a leader in legal innovation, acknowledging the firm's creativity, dedication and passion on behalf of its clients in corporate, finance, litigation and restructuring matters.

Under the general direction of the Corporate Librarian, the Corporate Reference Librarian performs research, reference and related library services to support the transactional practice areas. This is a mid-level career position that requires independent thinking, attention to detail and excellent research, written and communication skills. The qualified individual will also have the ability to work well in a collaborative environment.
Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Required Skills

1.  Performs all research required in writing, by telephone or in person to assist lawyers, paralegals, staff, other librarians and clients in obtaining corporate information. This includes extensive research utilizing published sources, telephone contacts, service bureaus, in-house precedents, and legal and non-legal databases.
2.  Assists in the education of lawyers and other firm personnel on the operation and services available in the Corporate Library. Assists lawyers and other firm personnel in the use of print and electronic resources as required.
3.  Handles requests to monitor news and government regulatory filings utilizing electronic resources or outside service bureaus as necessary.
4.  Engages outside research services to retrieve documents from distant locations, contacts or corresponds with agencies or organizations to obtain materials.
5.  Participates in the training of new corporate library staff members.
6.  Assists in the development of pathfinders and other training materials
7.  Keeps abreast of state-of-the-art librarianship and corporate reference materials and practices, including technological developments that affect delivery of library services, and makes appropriate recommendations to the Corporate Librarian regarding current practices and policies that may benefit from change.
8.  Actively pursues continuing education opportunities and reads professional literature to ensure that the corporate library’s reference and related services are the efficient, cost-effective and complete. Participates in professional conferences when scheduling permits.

Required Experience
  • M.L.S. and/or M.B.A. degree from an accredited institution or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of three years experience in a corporate law library or investment banking firm accounting firm. or
  • Extensive knowledge of on-line databases including Bloomberg, Westlaw Business, Capital IQ, ThomsonOne Banker, Securities Mosaic, Securities Data, Dealogic, Lexis and other computerized research systems.
  • Detailed knowledge of corporate documents including SEC filings.
  • Ability to appropriately and effectively respond and accommodate lawyer and client needs, and to adapt to the environment of a service department with a professional clientele.
  • Ability to be creative in research techniques and to assist the other corporate librarians in this aspect.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to scheduling changes and shifts in priorities.
  • Willingness to become involved in professional organizations and self-development educational activities.
  • Ability to communicate knowledge for training purposes.
  • Ability to access accurately input and retrieve information from a computer.
  • Ability to audit entered information and proofread for accuracy.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interact and work productively as a team member.
  • Initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Flexibility to assume other job responsibilities within the department as necessary.
  • Performance of the foregoing responsibilities requires on a regular basis:
    • ability to prepare and review correspondence, memoranda, invoices, financial data, billing material and related written material;
    • ability to communicate effectively
    • ability to meet strict deadlines and effectively complete designated job assignments under significant time and supervisory pressure.
Job Code: WA-O1 (Resume, Cover Letter and  Business Writing Sample  ( Word Preferred)
For further details on this job, to send your package, or to make a referral:
Contact: Sarah Warner   212/869-3348
Sarah L Warner and AssociatesLLC                         

Thursday, February 3, 2011

F/T - Reference Librarian - Midtown Law Firm

 New York Midtown Law Firm - Reference Librarian

A prestigious international law firm whose lawyers are committed to excellence in law and diversity is seeking a Reference Librarian. 

Hours:                        Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Working as part of a firm-wide virtual library team, this individual’s primary responsibility is to respond to the research needs of attorneys in the New York office.  This individual is also responsible for electronic research instruction and orientation of new attorneys.  Special projects and interactions with a highly collaborative team of librarians firm wide add variety and provide opportunities for growth. 

 An M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited program is preferred. Three to five years experience in a law firm is required. Expertise in using both legal and business resources in print and online, with ability to master new technology quickly.  Proficiency with Westlaw, LexisNexis, IntelliConnect, Knowledge Mosaic and similar databases is required. 

Proficiency with Bloomberg, Moody’s, S&P and FactSet is desirable.  Proficiency with Word, Excel, and Outlook is required.  Familiarity with PowerPoint is a plus.  The successful candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills, as well as an ability to function independently and as part of a collaborative team.

 Ability to follow complex instructions with high degree of accuracy.  The successful candidate will have the ability to meet strict deadlines and effectively complete designated job assignments under significant time and pressure. Must be able to multitask. 

Job Code – MC-01 (Resumes and Cover Letters in Word Preferred)
For further details on this job, to send your resume, or to make a referral:
Contact:  Sarah Warner    212/869-3348

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

F/T - Reference Clerk - Pratt Institute

Reference Clerk-Grade 11
Pratt Institute--Brooklyn, NY

Job Description
Under moderate supervision and with wide latitude for independent judgment, assume responsibility for the day-to-day management of the Reference department and provide support in the Public Services department of the Library.
- Provide reference assistance and direction as well as general information to library users
• Implement associated library policies and procedures
• Assist library users with general use of public computing equipment and copiers
• Page materials from closed stack areas (i.e. retrieve materials from thesis and special collections)
• Maintain reference desk statistics
• Assist with training and supervision of student employees and graduate assistants
• Provide consistent reference desk coverage
- Provide Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Services
• Serve as the contact person for all ILL services
• Process and fulfill all ILL requests
• Communicate with students and staff regarding ILL requests and procedures
• Maintain ILL statistics
- Coordinate the submission of student theses into the library's permanent collections
• Process and prepare thesis submissions
• Prepare items for binding, and keep records of items submitted to the bindery
• Communicate policies and procedures regarding theses to students and faculty
- Prepare and implement electronic reserves services
• Serve as contact person for all Electronic Reserve Requests
• Manage Electronic Reserve records in the integrated library system
• Work closely with designated staff to coordinate workflow of electronic and print reserves
• Assist with print reserves as necessary
• Communicate reserve policies and procedures to faculty and students
• Maintain Electronic Reserve statistics
-Supports the Department of Public Services and the Libraries
• Assist in the circulation department as needed
• Opening and/or closing the library on occasion. Work during evening or weekend hours in case of an emergency.
• Participate in libraries outreach activities as needed
-Perform other duties as assigned.
This is a full-time union position. Starting salary is $33,525.10/year plus excellent benefits.
Required Skills
Basic keyboarding skills; demonstrated clerical accuracy; and familiarity and comfort with computer technology as well as ability to adapt to and use new systems. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to deal with the public effectively. Must be flexible to work occasionally on some evenings and weekends if necessary.
The successful candidate will be flexible, enthusiastic to learn, creative and willing to embrace change.
Required Experience
Minimum of two (2) years of college and three (3) years' experience working in a library preferred. Previous public service, supervisory, and training experience desirable.

Pratt Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and recognizes and values the benefits of a diverse workforce.

Please apply directly at:

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

P/T - Records Management Officer - NYC Comptroller's Office

Title:                           Records Management Officer
Salary:                        $25hr - $30hr (Starts at approximately 28-hours a week)
Bureau/Division:           Administration
Period:                        January 31, 2011 – February 25, 2011

Job Vacancy Number (JVN):   015/11/001

The NYC Comptroller’s Office seeks to hire a Records Management Officer to perform responsible professional work relating to the overall management, planning and operation of a records management program.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
·         Provides guidance to Comptroller’s Office staff on records management, advises Bureaus on archival and retention procedures;
·         Analyzes methods and procedures concerning archival and/or records management; recommends and implements improvements;
·         Supervises the arrangement of material within prescribed functional and organizational categories (alphabetical, chronological, and numerical);
·         Generates and updates record inventories, maintains the retention database as it relates to specific tasks and functions;
·         Supervises continuous storage or disposal of outdated materials; serves as liaison to DORIS and off-site storage facility;
·         May supervise employees performing similar task;
·         Performs related assignments or special projects as required.


·         BA degree from an accredited college in Library Science, Archival Science, American History, Political Science or related area, and one (1) or more years of full-time experience in the reference, disposal of records, records management, or archival of library materials or government archives. 

·         MA from an accredited college in Library Science, Archival Science, American History, Political Science or related area .


·         The preferred candidate will demonstrate the ability to work on several projects simultaneously, exhibit strong analytical and planning skills, and be very detailed oriented.
·         Some familiarity with public documents expected.
·         Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office suite products expected.


NYC Office of the Comptroller
Personnel Division - JVN # 015/11/001
1 Centre Street – Room 710
New York, New York 10007

Certain residency requirements may apply.

We appreciate every applicant’s interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
Note: Vacancy notices listed as “Until Filled” will be posted for at least five work days