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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

F/T - Data Svcs/Metadata Librarian - Weill Cornell Medical College (NYC)

Data Services/Metadata Librarian

Weill Cornell Medical College Library seeks a dynamic, energetic,

knowledgeable and self-motivated librarian to provide leadership to
the library and its partners for data services and resource discovery
through the application of metadata and intellectual access


*Graduate degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited
institution or the completion of significant coursework towards the
*Advanced degree in basic sciences and/or significant biomedical
background preferred but not required.
*Experience with statistical software (SPSS, SAS, STATA), and with GIS
software such as ArcGIS and ArcView preferred.
*Demonstrated expertise in the use of numeric data resources and an
understanding of the application of numeric data in biomedical
sciences. Knowledge and experience with metadata and cataloging
standards and schema such as Dublin Core, METS, MODS, AACR2, RDA,
MeSH, and NLM classification.

Negotiable starting $60K.

P/T - Library Assistant - Monroe College (BXNY)

Part-time Library Assistant
The Thomas P. Schnitzler Library at the Bronx campus of Monroe College seeks a part-time library assistant to work mornings (Monday through Thursday 8:00-1:00, plus occasional evening and weekend shifts).

Position Description
Responsibilities include staffing the library’s busy information desk, providing reference service and handling circulation of library material, copy cataloging, teaching library orientation classes, and creating LibGuides.  Other duties may include placing spine labels on books, re-shelving, and general collection maintenance.

Candidates should be working toward an MLS from an ALA accredited library school and have some library experience, including familiarity with an ILS and Library of Congress classification. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and strong customer service skills are a must.

To Apply:
Cover letters and resumes should be sent to:

About Monroe College
Founded in 1933, Monroe College has campuses in the Bronx, New Rochelle, and St. Lucia.   The library collections support the academic curricula, which includes programs in business management, criminal justice, culinary arts, early childhood education, information technology, nursing, public health, and more.

Monroe College is conveniently located in the heart of the Bronx, easily accessible by MTA buses and trains and Metro North and is within walking distance of the Edgar Allen Poe Cottage, Arthur Avenue, Fordham University, Lehman College, NYPL Bronx Library Center, New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.
To learn more about the Monroe College Library, visit

F/T - Reference Librarian - NY Historical Society

Reference Librarian, Printed Collections
The Patricia D. Klingenstein Library at the New-York Historical Society

The New-York Historical Society is seeking an experienced reference librarian to join its staff in the Library’s department of printed collections which contains 350,000 books and pamphlets; 10,000 newspaper titles; 18,000 broadsides; over 10,000 published maps and atlases; 15,000 pieces of sheet music; 10,000 dining menus; and over 500 hotel files. This series of interrelated collections chronicles the history of New York and the nation from the 17th century to the present. Each year more than 10,000 researchers use these collections on-site and remotely, including N-YHS staff; scholars; curators from other institutions; students (graduate and college); teachers; journalists; interior designers; creative writers; genealogists; real estate developers; staff from TV shows, film production companies, news programs, magazines and newspapers; and curious New Yorkers.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be an experienced professional, able to thrive in an active, collaborative environment with multiple responsibilities, projects and deadlines, including: providing reference assistance on a daily basis; registering on-site researchers; ensuring that researchers uphold preservation and security guidelines; coordinating group visits to the library and making presentations to a portion of these groups; working with the IT department to make sure all online reference subscriptions are working properly and are updated as needed; participating in collection development; contributing to the library’s blog; serving on library committees; representing the library at institutional-wide meetings; other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: M.L.S. from an A.L.A.-accredited program; minimum of two years experience in a busy reference setting; strong public service orientation; experience presenting to groups; demonstrable knowledge of emerging library technologies, electronic reference sources, and traditional print resources; outstanding interpersonal and communication skills; initiative, flexibility and the ability to work cooperatively in a team-based, user-centered environment. Must be able to work Saturdays, September through May.

Preferred: Previous experience working in a special collections library; knowledge of New York or American history.

Salary: $38,000-$41,000, commensurate with background and experience. Attractive benefits package.

To Apply:
For consideration please send cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references to In the subject line please reference the job title.  The New-York Historical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

F/T - Researcher Information Specialist - Fox News

Full Time - Job Opening – Researcher Information Specialist – New York City

Fox News/ Fox Business is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic research professional for its New York City information center.  Must be willing, able, and excited about working on a flexible schedule -- including evenings, overnights, and weekend shifts.

Only candidates with experience utilizing several on-line research databases (Lexis-Nexis, Factiva, Accurint, etc.) and the Internet for research purposes will be considered. 

Qualified individuals must be able to handle multiple and varied research assignments, in fields ranging from politics to business to entertainment. This could involve confirming facts for a story, putting together a briefing book for reporters, finding contacts for guests, and many other activities.
Candidates should have a nose for retrieving and analyzing information, be able to meet tight deadlines, and work well in a team atmosphere. They must be able to work in an extremely fast-paced environment.
Excellent communication skills are also required. Attention to detail is a must. A demonstrable knowledge of current events is key. 
A bachelor's degree is required and an advanced degree is a plus.
Fox News Channel is an equal opportunity employer
Interested applicants please send resumes to:
Fox News Network
Human Resources
2nd floor
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Fax: 212-301-8588

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

F/T - Business Info Specialist - Kenyon and Kenyon (NYC)

Title:  Business Information Specialist
Organization:  Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
Location: New York, NY
Kenyon & Kenyon LLP is a challenging and dynamic place to work, and our secretarial and administrative staff are integral to the success of our firm. The firm's knowledgeable staff assists the attorneys in successfully meeting our clients' needs. We offer opportunities for growth and advancement, and encourage career development for all secretarial and administrative employees.
Kenyon also maintains three separate groups of paralegals to assist attorneys with litigation, patent prosecution and trademark/copyright prosecution. Most of these applicants are recruited with agency assistance, internal referral and/or through the Internet.
Kenyon offers a competitive compensation benefits program, which includes a complete health package and an array of benefits that help our employees manage their professional careers as well as their family commitments.

Job Description:
Kenyon’s New York office is seeking a Business Information Specialist who will provide research support for legal and administrative staff in a busy Intellectual Property practice. The ideal candidate will be comfortable partnering with the Director of Library Services to analyze the current budget and also test new electronic resources as they become available.  This individual must also have the ability to distill and present the research work product, and work on other projects, as necessary.
The Business Information Specialist must have experience with legal, business and patent databases, including BloombergLaw, Thompson Innovation, CourtLink, Dun & Bradstreet, LEXIS/NEXIS and WESTLAW.  The candidate must also possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, be proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and HTML, be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and possess excellent organizational skills, have the ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment, and must be able to meet deadlines. The ideal candidate has a master's degree in Library Sciences, or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution with three (3) years experience.  Previous law firm experience preferred, but not required.  
To Apply:
 Interested applicants should send cover letters and resumes to

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

F/T (temp) - Taxonomist - Scholastic (NY)


Scholastic Inc., a large children’s publishing and media company, is currently seeking a Taxonomist to join the taxonomy team in support of projects that include site rebuilds, content migration, and tagging. This is a full-time, temporary 3-month position with potential for extension. This position is located in Scholastic’s New York City offices.

Job Description
The Taxonomist supports the refinement, and application of taxonomies and thesauri used to support content description, search, and navigation. Work with taxonomy team, producers, and editors across multiple site channels to refine the existing taxonomies and thesauri, documenting the impact of possible changes. Coordinate cross-channel taxonomy requirements. Communicate with taxonomy team on site taxonomy issues. Assist with the creation of tagging workflows, standards, and documentation to be used by taggers and editorial staff.

This position requires the initiative and flexibility to work both independently and as part of teams to develop new strategies and improve existing strategies for information retrieval, reflecting and promoting customer service, using excellent interpersonal skills and professionalism.

·         A Library Science degree or equivalent education and experience
·         Minimum 4 years experience in information architecture, knowledge management, or libraries
·         Minimum 4 years experience and demonstrated success in taxonomy and thesaurus development and management
·         Understanding of and appropriate application of taxonomy and thesaurus standards and best practices
·         Cataloging and indexing experience
·         Experience developing indexing/tagging and/or editorial guidelines
·         Significant experience managing indexing/tagging efforts and teams
·         Experience with content management systems, preferably Drupal
·         Familiarity with web content management, information architecture, user experience, faceted classification, and search
·         Understanding of searcher behaviors
·         Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
·         Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
·         Curiosity to seek new processes and technologies
·         Strong analytical and communication skills
·         Microsoft Excel skills
·         Background in education or children’s publishing and media is a plus

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

Thursday, July 12, 2012

F/T - Corp Res Analyst - Law Firm (NYC)

Midtown NY Law Firm                                                               

  Hours:  M-Th 11:00AM-7:00PM, Friday 9:30AM-5:30PM

Our client, a major midtown law firm, seeks a goal oriented, team spirited  Corporate Research Analyst  with expertise in corporate documents, SEC filings and corporate precedent research.  This position offers an opportunity to use a value added approach.

.  Provide timely, thorough and accurate responses for research utilizing extensive internal and external sources.                                  

.   High proficiency with specialized legal/financial/ securities databases required ie:  Bloomberg, Capital IQ, Thompson One Banker, Securities Mosaic, Securities Data, Dealogic, Lexis, Westlaw Business etc.

.   Develop research strategies based on business source knowledge and partner with key staff to improve the flow of relevant information.


.  Several years of relevant Corporate/ Securities and Corporate precedent research experience.
.  Exceptional online database skills with a thorough knowledge of legal and financial databases.
.  Ability to work independently and within a team based environment.
.  Excellent oral and written communication skills
.  Strong customer service attitude.

 MLS, MBA or JD a plus.

Please send resumes and a one  paragraph writing sample in Word showing a succinct business writing style or your cover letter accomplishing the same to:

Donna Conti
Career Resources Inc./DC Online Inc.

F/T - Knowledge Mgmt Expert - Abbott Labs (NJ)

Knowledge Management Expert

Abbott Laboratories,Union, NJ
Description Job Description:
As a business analyst for EPD IT, reporting in to the Knowledge Manager for EPD IT KM, the successful candidate will be joining a growing team of specialists, EPD IT KM, operating in the specific area of Knowledge Management.
Manages collaboration, information & knowledge in EPD:
    Assesses the needs of the Division
    Defines the information structure with the Business
    Identifies and spreads best practices
    Promotes the right use of the right tool, and the sharing of information within and across functional silos
    Champions the GIS standard toolset in the Division

This position spans both unstructured and structured information, covering:

    Collaboration processes and document sharing
    Is a change agent – gets people and departments to change old practices to increase efficiency and promote teamwork effectiveness
    Develops and implements processes in direct support of business functions
    Works directly with clients and applies IT and business knowledge and experience to formulate an IT solution for a business problem
    Establishes and maintains productive relationships with all levels in the IT and organization, business function, and with external partners
    Leads projects with the whole Division or Functions in the Division
    Manages projects according to milestones and within budget constraints
    Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures
    Applies and executes standard information systems theories, concepts and techniques and assists in the development of standards, processes and procedures
    Investigates alternatives, which use existing applications and make recommendations
    Identifies and implements process improvements
    Monitors and organizes the efforts of technical and business support staff Skills/Experience Requirements • 10+ years of experience in information or document management
    Fluent spoken and written in English, preferably second European language
    Ability to act in multicultural and cross functional environment
    Strong verbal communication and influencing skills required
    Team oriented and the ability to work in a virtual environment
    Ability to work with broad autonomy

To Apply:

F/T - Corp Research Analyst - Law Firm (NYC)

New York Midtown Law Firm – Corporate Research Analyst
This firm, one of the world’s leading high-energy law firms, is counsel to some of the largest publicly and privately held corporations and financial institutions; they represent numerous start-up companies, foreign governments, private equity firms and entrepreneurs.

Hours:                  Monday and Thursday 10:30 am to 6:30 pm.
                                Tuesday and Wednesday 11 am to 7 pm
                                Friday 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Under the general direction of the Research and Business Intelligence Manager, the Corporate Research Analyst performs research, research, reference and related information services to support the transactional practice area.  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 collaborate environment.
Essential Duties and Primary Responsibilities include:
1. Performs all research required in writing, by telephone or in person to assist lawyers, paralegals, staff, other analysts, 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 and training of lawyers and other firm personnel on the operation and services available from RBI. 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.
6.  Keeps abreast of state-of-the-art librarianship and corporate research materials and practices, including technological developments that affect delivery of research services, and makes appropriate recommendations to the RBI Manager regarding current practices and policies that may benefit from change.
7.  Actively pursues continuing education opportunities and reads professional literature to ensure that RBI’s research services are the efficient, cost-effective and complete. Participates in professional conferences when scheduling permits.
8.  Works on special projects and performs other departmental duties as assigned
9.  Accounts for billable time by submitting diaries on a regular basis. Maintains and submits on a regular basis computer usage records for client billings and documentation for outside service disbursements.

Experience / Education
  • M.L.S. or M.B.A. or JD degree from an accredited institution or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in a corporate law firm library or investment banking firm or accounting firm or practicing corporate lawyer.
Skills and Abilities
  1. 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.
  2. Detailed knowledge of corporate documents including SEC filings.
  3. 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.
  4. Demonstrate excellent research skills including meticulous attention to detail and patience to achieve successful research results.
  5. Ability to be creative in research techniques and to assist the other analysts in this aspect.
  6. Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to scheduling changes and shifts in priorities.
  7. Requires strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, including excellent verbal and written ability.
  8. Initiative and ability to work independently.
  9. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple competing tasks and demands, provide high levels of customer service and maintain a professional demeanor under stress.
  10. 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.
Computer Skills
·         Ability to use and analyze online databases and resources such as Westlaw, LexisNexis, Westlaw Business, Capital IQ, Hoovers, PACER, MergerMarket, ThomsonOne and others.

·         Proficient with MS Office Suite’s advanced features.

Job Code – W-10 (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
Sarah Warner and Associates LLC
Strategic Recruiting