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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

F/T (temporary) - Entry-level Researcher - JPMorgan

Temporary Position, Investment Banking Research Center
The J.P. Morgan Business Research Center (BRC) is a global network of information professionals responsible for obtaining publicly available company, industry and economic research and providing it in a synthesized format to J.P. Morgan investment bankers and executives worldwide.  The BRC gathers information from electronic database resources, public filings and records, media outlets and financial industry sources to provide timely and cost-effective intelligence to the J.P. Morgan community.
The BRC is accepting applications for a temporary, entry-level researcher position.
Job functions/responsibilities:  Researcher, entry-level
  • Provide quick-turnaround research services to J.P. Morgan bankers and executives by responding to requests for research reports, credit reports, company profiles, news articles and SEC filings;
  • Provide administrative support to senior research team and management;
  • Clearly communicate research findings to BRC clients;
  • Perform as part of larger global team;
  • Provide high-quality, professional client service;
  • Adhere to departmental billing protocols;
  • Requires ability to work quickly and multi-task.
  • Bachelors degree from accredited university
  • Masters degree in Library & Information Science desirable
  • Basic understanding of finance and economics
  • Name recognition of bulge bracket broker research firms and major U.S. corporations;
  • Database search experience is desirable, particularly with Thomson Research,, Moody’s, S&P, Onesource, Factiva and 10-K Wizard.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment, prioritizing multiple projects
The schedule for this 40 hr/week assignment will include weekend hours..  The assignment will initially span 3-4 months.  To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Caitlin Kelly, .

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

F/T - Business Intelligence Researcher (can work remotely) - LAC Group

LAC Group seeks candidates for a Business Intelligence Researcher position to support a project of limited duration. BI Researcher will conduct primary research in the market of library and information. Position may be worked remotely (in a virtual environment).

Our ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in conducting primary business research / business intelligence, deep knowledge of the library and information market including content providers/aggregators and the types of organizations they support, and excellent communication skills. The winning candidate for the BI Researcher role must be eligible to work in the USA. Background Check required.

To Apply: In order to be considered In order to be considered please apply via this link:

To view all of our open opportunities please visit:

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
who values diversity in the workplace.

F/T - Library Assistant - Touro College

Library Assistant
Reports to:            Assistant Director
Status:                  Full Time
FLSA:                    Exempt
Location:               Manhattan

About Touro College:

Touro College is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was established in 1971 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. Over 18,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris, and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro College Los Angeles, are separately accredited institutions governed in common by the same Board of Trustees as Touro College.

Assist in the delivery of library services and in daily maintenance operations.


Assists in the delivery of library services for the department to include, but not limited to the following:

*   Provides reference and bibliographical services, including assistance in the use of library resources and services, and direction in locating information and utilizing resources and services available on and off campus
*   Participates in the daily operations of a library, including facilities and collection maintenance, materials reception and reconciliation, and record keeping and tabulation
*   Makes every effort to make sure the library atmosphere should be one of cooperation, civility and collegiality
*   Performs other duties as assigned and contribute to the overall operating efficiency of the library


Education, Preparation, and Training
*   Bachelor’s degree
*   At least 1-3 years experience

*   Knowledge of bibliographic databases searching
*   Strong customer service and organizational skills
*   Must be able to multi-task and prioritize work

Physical Demands
*   Extensive time sitting and standing
*   Extensive use of computers
*   Ability to lift 10 pounds

Computer Skills
*   Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Internet research and Outlook

*   Possible temporary coverage at Extension Site Libraries as needed

Application Procedure:

Please send a cover letter with salary expectations and your resume to: The subject line of your email should read: “Main Site Library Assistant”

Thursday, March 24, 2011

F/T - CRM Coordinator - Melville NY

We are conducting a search for a dynamic CRM Coordinator to join the Marketing Department of our Melville, NY office. The candidate will provide functional expertise, leadership, and data stewardship, enabling users to effectively employ the CRM for business development and marketing efforts.  

  • Implement strategy for data cleanup, data import and internal rollout to CRM users. 
  • Develop both short and long-term strategic objectives for CRM programs.
  • Explicate the software’s integration with Outlook, Black Berries, etc., and demonstrate its features by conducting one-on-one training sessions with CRM users.
  • Provide on-going campaign and program reporting to Chief Marketing Officer; make recommendations as appropriate.

  • Extensive experience with MS Dynamics CRM 4.0 is required.
  • Candidates must have CRM rollout/implementation experience in a similar environment (Professional services experience strongly preferred).
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs, and Scribe.
  • Excellent presentation skills are essential.
  • Strong analytic skills.  Must be comfortable working with data, statistics and analysis.
  • Superior interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work in an intense, dynamic environment.
  • Effective time and project management skills 

Salary in range of 70K.
Send resume and cover letter to

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

P/T - Reference Librarian - TCI College of Technology

Job Title:  Reference Librarian/Part Time/20hours
Type of Library:  Academic
Position:  Experienced librarian with circulation and reference skills.
Duties:  Assisting Senior Branch Librarian in providing circulation and reference services to students and faculty; developing and implementing library instruction including web-based materials; supervising student workers;  closing duties at the end of the evening; and other duties as assigned (ex: exhibits, acquisition research, technology troubleshooting); supervising library during evening hours; may be asked to substitute.

Requirements:  MLS; excellent communication and collaboration skills; experience with circulation and access services; familiarity with search strategies for a variety of electronic information resources and the Internet;  experience searching and teaching electronic information systems in an academic library; strong public service orientation with commitment to the library's instructional role; experience supervising; prioritization and organization of daily work activities; ability to multitask and to work closely with other people in a busy academic environment. Cataloging experience is a plus.
Send resume and cover letter to:
Olga Ganitch
Acting Director of the Library
TCI College of Technology
320 West 31nd Street
New York, NY 10001
212-594-4000 x 5317
Fax: 212-330-0894
TCI is a two year proprietary technical college with a reach hundred year history. It maintains State and Regional accreditations as well as accreditations by several professional associations. It provides a wide variety of degree and certificate programs to young people and to those seeking advancement in the trades. It maintains its tradition of providing the technicians that New York needs. Its main campus is located in the heart of New York City across from the Penn Station. TCI does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, gender, race, creed, ethnic group, gender orientation or political preference.

F/T (temporary) - Reference Librarian - Pace University

POSITION: Reference Librarian - Temporary Position for 1-3 months

LOCATION: Pace University’s Birnbaum Library at 1 Pace Plaza New York, NY 10038

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Head of Information Services and Resources/NYC


1. Provide comprehensive reference, research, and referral services in a dynamic, team-based, client-centered environment, supported by advanced library technology; assist students and faculty in identifying, locating, and interpreting sources of information irrespective of format, and be available on a drop-in basis or by appointment.

2. Perform all aspects of traditional and electronic reference service, including: shared reference desk coverage, electronic information retrieval, research consultation, collection development. Evening/weekend coverage required.

3. Provide online access to library catalogs, networked CD ROM databases, Internet resources, and fee-based information retrieval systems; assist patrons in formulating and executing appropriate search strategies for capturing, evaluating, applying, and processing information across disciplines.

HOURS: Approx. 35 hours/week with schedule as follows: 2pm – 10pm 4 days per week and remainder of hours worked during Saturday open hours.


MLIS, or working toward MLIS required. Reference experience, preferably in an academic library. Knowledge of print and electronic information sources. Ability to work with diverse student/faculty body. Ability to work under pressure in a busy, fast-paced library environment.

Pace University is an Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Employer, committed to ensuring a diverse learning and working environment. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants may send their resume and letter of interest to Sue Hunter:

F/T - Law Firm - Sr Corp Legal Res or Sr. IBank/FS Res - NYC

New York City                                                                                                            11:00AM-7:00PM

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.

Resumes and 1 page writing sample  in Word only:
212/557-1152 (prefer emails)

F/T - Reference Librarian - Law Firm

A premier international law firm headquartered in New York. The 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 firmaccounting 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-O2       (Resume, Cover Letter (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 Associates LLC                          Strategic Recruiting

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

F/T - Sr Information Services Specialist - Global PE firm

13289P Information Services Specialist
Are you a Portuguese and/ or Spanish speaking researcher considering a new career move? Our client based in mid-town Manhattan is looking for an Information Specialist to join the global team. You will have experience of undertaking research and data gathering in (ideally) a professional services environment and be able to deliver results by intelligent sifting of data to ensure that users get a concise and targeted answer to their question. 
If you have excellent communication skills, an ability to work independently, a good knowledge of resources and are looking to make a move then please get in touch for more details.

F/T (temporary) - Researcher - Investment Banking

Long Term Temporary Position
Investment Banking Research Center

New York City

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
  • Bachelors degree from accredited university
  • Masters degree in Library & Information Science desirable

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

F/T - Taxonomist - Logic Corp


Maintain and expand a corporate data model/taxonomy with goal of companywide semantic interoperability in the context of the move to file-based workflows.


•Create documentation for managing and maintaining taxonomies and associated thesauri. Participate in the deployment of enterprise-level content management tools and strategies. Work with relevant business units to develop and implement metadata and media management strategy and best practice: standards, naming conventions, mapping specifications, data conversion methodologies etc. Serve as a domain expert within company, influencing relevant decisions within specific business units. Research, evaluate, and recommend process improvements, including automation. Evaluate and manage thesaurus functionality of content management solution and any other relevant tools. Continuously enhance information retrieval through research and analysis.


•Advanced degree in Library Science, Museum Studies, Linguistics, or equivalent knowledge management experience
•Experience in the development of taxonomies, formal ontologies (OWL), thesauri and other types of controlled vocabularies
•Experience in creating and implementing metadata schemas and models
•Familiarity with data management standards, tools and technologies (e.g. XML, XSLT, RDF, SQL etc.)
•Familiarity with media asset management and taxonomy tools and technologies
•Familiarity with relevant media and broadcast metadata and file formats and standards (e.g. PBCore, EBU Core, MPEG21)
•Previous television production, post-production, broadcast and/or non-linear distribution experience preferred
•Possess very strong communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to communicate sophisticated taxonomy/ontology/nomenclature concepts to audiences of all levels.
•Excellent time-management and organizational skills

Send resume to:
Debbie Levy
Logic Corporation

Thursday, March 17, 2011

F/T (temporary) - Content Tagging Coordinator - Scholastic

Content Tagging Coordinator

Scholastic Inc., a large children’s publishing and media company, is currently seeking a Content Tagging Coordinator to support a content tagging project.  This is a 35 hr/week temporary position extending through May 31, 2011, with potential for extension.

Job Description:
The Content Tagging Coordinator oversees the content tagging activities of a team of six to ten off-site freelance taggers. The Coordinator will be responsible for assembling the team and providing pre-tagging support to ensure documentation is complete and logistical issues are resolved.  The Coordinator will manage content assignments and ensure on-time page completion as there is a strong emphasis on working with the tagging team to achieve targeted completion goals.  The Coordinator will review the content for accurate description of the content’s attributes, as well as consistency and completeness in the assignment of tags. Strong management skills using telephone, email and other communications methods such as IM are essential to the position in order to manage freelancers working remotely.  The Coordinator will communicate on a daily basis, documenting the project’s status, soliciting and acting on feedback, making recommendations, as well as escalating and resolving issues in a timely manner. The Coordinator will assist with content tagging as time permits.

Job Requirements:
·         Bachelor’s degree
·         Minimum 3 years’ management experience, preferably supervising freelancers
·         Minimum 5 years hands-on experience tagging content or working with content from an editorial perspective using content management systems, preferably Drupal
·         Background in education or educational publishing is strongly desired
·         Background in information architecture, knowledge management or libraries
·         Extremely results-focused
·         Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
·         Ability to manage tagging team remotely
·         Problem solving skills around delivery schedules and logistics will be called upon regularly
·         Strong organizational and management abilities are essential
·         Ability to assess the content and evaluate the appropriateness and completeness of the tags

Compensation starting at $25 per hour.

For consideration, please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

F/T (temporary) - Community Outreach and Tech Training Associate - NYPL

Position Description:
External Overview:
Under the direct supervision of the NYC Connected Communities Librarian II, conducts community-based outreach in identified regions with exceptionally low broadband adoption rates and provides digital literacy training and support to local residents at NYPL sites. NYPL is a partner in the NYC Connected Communities program funded by the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) provided through The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Each specialist will be assigned to one of the following identified regions: Bronx, Upper Manhattan, or Lower East Side/Staten Island.

This position is temporary for two years.

External Responsibilities:
This position provides support in the following areas:
  • Conducts outreach promoting broadband adoption and related services and support at NYPL sites in designated regions where residents have low broadband adoption rates
  • Works collaboratively with community organizations and grant partners to reach local residents and coordinate technology training and support offered in NYPL sites
  • Provides individual assistance as required to meet the needs and abilities of local residents utilizing the library for technology access and support
  • Plans and provides group and individualized digital literacy instruction to residents of service areas
  • Assists the public in the use of related library materials and services
  • Works collaboratively with the NYPL/NYC Connected Communities team as well as local library staff to promote outreach and digital literacy instruction in their locales
  • Schedules and promotes training classes other technology support activities, prepares materials for training, and prepares the room and equipment for training
  • May assist with digital literacy training for other library staff and/or NYC Connected Communities project partners
  • Performs related duties as required

External Qualifications:
  • Successful completion of two or more years of college and two years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Successfully demonstrated experience working with computer hardware and software for networked personal computers
  • Successfully demonstrated ability to use and provide assistance for PC and Mac platforms, various web browsers, productivity software including MS Office, subscription databases, and web 2.0 tools
  • Sound judgment and the ability to assess the accuracy, completeness, and quality of information sources
  • Strong aptitude for learning new and emerging technologies quickly
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to explain complex topics to a diverse audience and to express ideas clearly and effectively to individuals and groups
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to develop instructional materials
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with patrons and library staff and to work well with a diverse patronage
  • Demonstrated ability to be an effective representative of the library to external groups
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Successfully demonstrated ability to work well with limited supervision
  • Successfully demonstrated ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Reliability and flexibility
  • Passion for public service, digital literacy, and libraries
  • Knowledge of New York metropolitan area and the designated service regions preferred
  • Ability to speak Spanish preferred (all three assignments)
  • Ability to speak Chinese preferred (LES/SI assignment)
To apply, please follow the link below: