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Monday, October 29, 2012

F/T - Content Coordinator/Health Sciences - Reed Elsevier (Phil, PA)

Content Coordinator, Health Sciences
Job Description 
Content Coordinator-HEA000YA
Health Sciences : USA-PA-Philadelphia 
Job Purpose:
To support Content Strategy Director and individual Content Strategists in all activities surrounding the definition, acquisition, creation, updating, development, and deployment of content in all media
Key Result Areas
Main Activities and Responsibilities
Database Management
  • Set-up and maintain product records in PPM database
  • Upload documents to electronic warehouse
  • Prepare reports using Microsoft Excel
Administrative/Special Projects
  • Prepare and track Contract requests for authors, contributors, freelancers, subject matter experts (SMEs) and others as needed
  • Create and maintain project files
  • Prepare and send correspondence
  • Implement email communications with authors for e-product launches such as ClinicalKey
  • Coordinate and convey information to and from outside editors, authors, suppliers, and internal Elsevier staff
  • Maintain logs used to track various processes and milestones throughout product lifecycle
  • Follow through on all post-publication contract provisions including mailing of advance, reprint, translation, and gratis copies to authors, editors, contributors, etc. as necessary
  • Attend department meetings, birthday review meetings, and other meetings; record Minutes/Action Items
Accounts Payable
  • Process author Grant and Advance payments
  • Set up new vendors / authors in Accounts Payable system
  • Prepare payment requests as needed for all invoices
Travel / Planning Meetings
  • Plan and coordinate offsite meetings—author visits, planning meetings, focus groups, etc.
Content Development
  • Participate in planning and implementation of content updates as directed
  • Request/manage permission requests and e-rights tracking
  • Compile contributor affiliations
  • Process and log manuscripts and illustrations using Electronic Manuscript Submission System (EMSS)
  • Process reprint corrections according to established procedures
  • Meet with Content Strategists to determine need for electronic ancillaries, test banks, or other additional content on a project basis
  • Develop ancillary products and test banks and ensure publication at same time as parent title
  • Work closely with content development teams, Production, e-Production, and Design  throughout development process

Elsevier is the world's leading provider of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information, tools and resources. A global company based in Amsterdam, Elsevier partners with scientists, researchers, healthcare providers, educators and decision-makers in academic institutions, governments and corporations to help them find, evaluate and use information. Our breadth of content is unparalleled, spanning virtually every STM field in the world and includes such distinguished brands as Gray's Anatomy, The Lancet and Cell. Using innovative technology, we deliver our content through tools that help our customers be more productive and successful in their work. ScienceDirect delivers the worlds' leading journals electronically to over 11 million readers in 200 countries. And physicians in 95 percent of teaching hospitals rely on MD Consult to get critical information that can save lives. Elsevier employs over 7,000 people in more than 70 offices worldwide. We are an employer of choice, attracting and developing talented and creative people who thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as a real opportunity for career growth in a growing organization. Elsevier is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Key Competencies:

PMDS Competencies:

Takes initiative; creative problem solver; attentive to detail; displays collaboration and teamwork.  Able to work independently without close supervision. Able to take “ownership” of projects throughout the publishing process.  Displays integrity and honesty.

General Knowledge and Technical Skills:

Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products: Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Experience in managing authors. Familiar with internet research, social media networks, and electronic devices (iPad, Kindle, Nook, SMART Phones).

Required Education and Experience:

BA/BS degree in English, science, or related area preferred; 2 or more years of experience in publishing or related field.  Strong customer service and problem-solving experience desired. 

Job Posting Oct 24, 2012, 10:42:25 AM
Closing Date Ongoing
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F/T - IT Associate/Library Systems - Hunter College (NYC)

IT Associate, Level 1 - Library Systems
Hunter College of the City University of New York
Job Location: New York, NY
Job Category: Librarian, Information Systems Technology
Posted: October 24
The City University of New York (CUNY) is the nation's leading urban public university serving more than 480,000 students in a wide range of educational programs at 24 colleges and institutions in New York City.
Job ID: 6774
Regular/Temporary: Regular

- Under supervision, with considerable latitude for independent initiative and judgment, performs professional work of moderate complexity in technology-related disciplines. 
- IT Associates demonstrate mastery of one or more technology-related disciplines and decision-making ability in situations related to these disciplines.
- IT Associates perform a range of work in development/programming, communications, technical support, or similar functions depending on the needs of the Information Technology area to which they report.   IT Associates may have supervisory responsibility for a unit or group of staff engaged in technology-related work. 
- There are three pay steps (or salary levels) for this title.
- This specification describes typical assignments for this title; related duties may be assigned as needed.
Technology Service Delivery
- Completes assigned complex projects in area(s) of technical expertise.
- Resolves complex problems in area of expertise with little or no supervision, notifying others according to department procedure.  Explains problem resolutions to others, and instructs others in implementing them.
- Interacts with vendors to acquire and implement new software and hardware, as well as upgrades and equipment maintenance.
- Engages in developing and ensuring security procedures for computer software, networks, and data.
- Serves as a technical resource in all aspects of assigned systems, networks and technologies.
- Demonstrates an understanding of, and adheres to, systems methodologies, quality control and performance standards, and work methods established in unit.  Explains these standards to others and administers compliance activities.
- Prepares proposals and substantive written reports of a complex nature; makes formal presentations of findings.
- Participates in administrative task forces and may serve as Project Leader.
- Assists in coordinating intra- or inter-college projects.  As requested, provides data and other input to University-wide systems development and management efforts. 
- Conducts training sessions and other communications related to technology. 
Planning and Oversight
- Assists in planning, analyzing, implementing and maintaining systems and networks, including contingency and capacity planning and quality assurance.
- Participates in the preparation and review of feasibility studies, proposals and specifications.
- Conducts studies of the effectiveness of policies, programs and procedures.
- Participates in, and reports on, studies of current and potential problems, developing appropriate solutions.
- Prepares and delivers management reports concerning overall plans, activities, performance levels and budgetary compliance of one or more units.
- Develops bid specifications and participates in soliciting and evaluating bids.
- Assists in implementing contracts (including service contracts), monitoring compliance, evaluating performance, and making recommendations on renewals.
- Conducts cost-benefit and other analyses to quantify recommendations to management.
- Prepares budget requests.
- Determines training requirements; trains and/or arranges for training for staff and the user community.
- Ensures adherence to performance priorities within established guidelines.
Staff Management
- Supervise a team of technical professionals or manages a system or group of systems within the College, as necessary.
- Participates in staff selection processes, such as technical interviews.
- Participates in evaluating personnel.
Other (General)
- Maintains standards for safety and the proper use of equipment and tools.
- Provides timely and effective service.
- Performs duties of lower titles when necessary.
- Performs specialized work in one or more technology-related areas.  While areas of specialization may vary, typically IT Associates perform complex professional work to support one or more of the disciplines listed below.  While work may focus on one technical area, typically they must understand related areas and the implications of their decisions.   Work is performed with the same scope, complexity, independence and impact as described in the above technology-independent tasks.  This list is not all-inclusive.
- Internet design and programming (generally, excluding content creation and graphic design)
- Computer facility operations (systems and networks)
- Applications programming
- Systems programming
- Customizing packaged software
- Database design and administration, including design of complex reports
- Systems analysis
- Communications and networks
- Systems training, user support and related services, such as Help Desks
- Repairs and Technical Support
- Support of personal computing devices (hardware and software)
- Support of telephony systems (hardware and software)
- Systems utilization analysis and capacity planning
- General systems planning.

IT Associate


- Participates in design, management, and support of the Library's Drupal Web services.
- Advises on computer/software acquisitions and developments in industry.
- Assists with IT and Library staff projects.


1.  A High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
2.  An equivalent of seven years of experience post-high school that can be met by one of the following:
- Seven years of full-time work experience in a computer or technology-related position.  CUNY considers full-time experience to be 35 hours per week.
- An Associate's degree plus five years of full-time work experience in a computer or technology-related position
- A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution plus three years of full-time work experience in a computer or technology-related position.
3.  Demonstrated English language proficiency, including the ability to speak, read, write and understand English well enough to meet minimally acceptable performance standards set for job tasks.
4.  A Motor Vehicle Driver's License, current and valid in the State of New York, may be required for some, but not all, positions.
In addition to minimum qualifications for Level 1, incumbents must demonstrate they hold additional qualifications (education, experience or certification) appropriate to the specific requirements of the Level 2 or Level 3 position.

Preferred qualifications include:

Web design and programming
- Experience in web/site application creation
- Experience with front-end development (CSS, XHTML, Javascript, jQuery, etc.)
- Knowledge of current web development standards and cross platform compatibility and accessibility techniques
- Excellent knowledge of database-driven web development using PHP
- Experience with relational databases, such as MySQL
- Experience with web application development using Drupal and Drupal module programming

Applications programming
- Experience with IT in a library or higher education setting
- Knowledge of creating applications for portable devices

Computer facility operations
- Excellent knowledge of Windows/Mac operating systems
- Knowledge of standard office software, graphics and video/multimedia software
- Experience troubleshooting hardware/software issues
- Working knowledge in Active Directory, TCP/IP environment


CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans.  Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the application instructions. Please have your resume or curriculum vitae and cover letter with names and contact information of 3 references available to attach into the application before you begin. The resume, cover letter and any other required documents must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.

The committee will begin reviewing applications on November 6, 2012. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

CUNY Job Posting: Information Technology/Technical

We are committed in enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.

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F/T - Content Analyst - NM Incite (NYC)

Content Analyst

NM Incite - a Nielsen/McKinsey Company, New York, NY
NM Incite is a Nielsen and McKinsey joint venture that offers world-class buzz media and monitoring services for Fortune 1000 companies. NM Incite monitors and measures more than 80% of global Internet activity and provides insights about the online universe--including audiences, advertising, video, consumer-generated media (CGM), word-of-mouth, e-commerce and consumer behavior--to help our clients create and maintain their competitive advantage.

We are looking to add a Content Analyst to our operations team that will ensure that social media data is being captured accurately for research projects. The content analyst will also use Boolean logic to create and maintain social media data searches and will assist in categorizing and classifying data.

Responsibilities include:
• Assist in developing and maintaining taxonomies
• Create complex, natural language-sensitive queries to capture online conversation
• Ensure functionality and accurate results of queries
• Assist the content team in developing content databases
• Participate in content and process improvement projects to improve efficiency, quality, timeliness, communication, and interdepartmental coordination.
• Identify and document improvements for existing processes
• Give input to creating documentation on databases, product requirements, processes, and procedures.
• Periodically assist in conducting analysis for research projects

• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in an information science, social sciences, communications, linguistics, or related field
• 1+ years of related work or internship experience
• Familiarity with Boolean-query writing
• Strong detail orientation, with the ability to analyze, compare, evaluate, reconcile, and order data
• Passionate about the social media space
• Tech savvy; Excellent web searching skills
• Knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint required


Monday, October 22, 2012

P/T - Reference Librarian - ASA College (Bklyn, NY)

Reference Librarian – 

ASA College seeks an evening and/or weekend reference librarian for midtown Manhattan location.  MLS degree (or nearly completed) required. ASA is a growing, 2 yr. associate degree Middle States accredited college with main campus in downtown Brooklyn.  

Please send resume to

P/T - Assistant to Head of Systems - NY Society Library (NYC)

Part-Time Assistant to the Head of Systems

The New York Society Library, a private membership library, seeks a part-time assistant to the Head of Systems. Some weekend hours may be required.

  • Responding to problems with library computers, networks and peripherals
  • Working with the Head of Systems to evaluate needs for computer upgrades
  • Scanning and translating handwritten documents
  • General hardware and software maintenance
  • Report writing and statistics gathering
  • Assisting library members with computer problems
  • B.A. or B.S. degree in computer/information systems or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Windows network environments
  • Knowledge of computer operating systems
  • Familiarity with library online environments
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references to:
Ingrid Richter, Head of Systems
The New York Society Library
53 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075

The New York Society Library, founded in 1754, is an historic subscription library located in New York's Upper East Side. The Library's collection strengths are current and historical materials in English and American literature and criticism, biography, history, the social sciences, the arts, exploration and travel, books relating to New York City, and a unique children's collection.
Original posting:

F/T (temp) - Special Collections Assistant - Marquand Library/Princeton (NJ)

Temporary Special Collections Assistant
Position Posting Temporary Casual  (5-month position)

Temporary Special Collections Assistant – Requisition # 1200747  (can search for and apply at Jobs at Princeton site: )

Marquand Library of Art & Archaeology

Work hours are 8:15am-4:15pm Monday through Friday
November 1, 2012 – March 31, 2013
Marquand Library seeks an energetic, production and service-oriented person to assist with technical processing including reserves materials, off-site and in-process retrievals, and monograph receipts. For approximately three to four hours daily, this person will provide assistance at the reference desk, answering general queries, enforcing library policies, and providing basic technological assistance to patrons. S/he is responsible for opening the library five days a week.

Self-starter with the ability to prioritize, be highly productive, and do sustained and accurate detail work.
Affinity for teamwork, and the ability to be flexible and resourceful in a fast-paced environment.
Public service experience and service orientation, and effective verbal and written communication skills.
Intermediate computer skills including desktop productivity software.
Aptitude for working with bibliographic citations in several languages.
Ability to bend, kneel and squat; reach and lift overhead; and lift or carry up to 20 pounds frequently.
Associate’s or other two-year degree.
Minimum one-year experience in an academic or research library.

Facility with Voyager cataloging and circulation modules, ORRS and Blackboard, or equivalent.
Knowledge of bibliographic conventions, and experience searching online catalogs, indexes and journal databases.

Bachelor’s degree.

F/T - Product Analyst - PlaceIQ (NYC)

Product Analyst - NY
Location: New York, NY
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: Mid Level

PlaceIQ in New York City.

We are a rapidly growing venture funded ‘Big Data’ business pursuing a tremendous opportunity to become the market leader in the exploding location intelligence marketplace.

PlaceIQ transforms time and location into context through a deep analysis of large amounts of often unstructured, unrelated, location based data including photos, place data, event data, digital and social data. This anonymous location context is used across a wide variety of markets, including our primary market, mobile advertising optimization.

We are hiring Product Analysts to join our team.

The Role:

The candidate will work with PlaceIQ data scientists to develop high scale and highly accurate audience prediction rules.

This will require functional understanding of marketing / audience profiling. It will also require comfort with various data tools such as taxonomy editors, sql databases (ad-hoc querying), large scale spreadsheets and data visualization tools. Strong expertise with analyzing large heterogeneous data sets will serve as a good foundation for success. A passion for tailoring audience, behavioral marketing and research are key to this position.

    Designing taxonomies for domain areas
    Designing rule sets that define specific audiences by location and time
    Quality control on large data sets
    Creating campaign proposals for potential clients
    Researching and evaluating raw input data sets
    Functional and technical documentation
    Collaboration with data science team to implement analytic solutions


    Creative and pragmatic data modeler with a passion for understanding audience location and behavior
    Experience navigating, developing and annotating large ontological taxonomies
    Experience conducting data and behavior research
    Basic knowledge of market segmentation, internet marketing, SEM, and geotargeting desired
    Experience with geospatial content and tools – e.g. using Google maps for analytics
    Experience working with a technology startup
    Problem solving – ability to identify issues quickly and rapidly to determine root cause and effective resolution
    Communication - excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Execution - ability to manage own time and work effectively with others on projects while working efficiently and delivering on commitments.
    MS Excel, Google Docs Spreadsheets
    Experience with Mac, Windows and browser based applications

Education / Experience:

Bachelors degree in marketing, statistics, cultural anthropology or similar field preferred
    2+ years relevant job experience

Compensation in cash and equity commensurate with the opportunity.


F/T - Taxonomy Associate - Morgan Stanley (NYC)

Taxonomy Associate - NY
Position Number: 109040  Posting Date: 2012 Jul 17 
Location: USA - NY - New York  Education: Bachelors Degree 
Position Category: Risk Management  Experience: 1-3 
Position Type: Full-Time  Job Level: Associate 

Position Description
Morgan Stanley’s Enterprise Operational Risk and Control (EORC) department is looking to hire a full-time Taxonomy Associate based in New York.  EORC is responsible for partnering with the Business Units and other functional areas as the first line of defense for operational risk management.  EORC is considered the delivery arm of operational risk for the Firm.
The selected individual will be responsible to act as a facilitator for the Taxonomy project.  The Taxonomy project is an effort to create standard reference data for process, risk and control data across the firm.  This position will require  working with business areas at all levels of the organization.  Frequent communication with BU Risk Management, as well as coordination with Operational Risk Department, Internal Audit, Legal and Compliance, Finance, and regional (Americas, EMEA, Asia) EORC counterparts.

Specific responsibilities would include:
• Perform analysis to understand the current taxonomy, and interact with stakeholders to refine and build out the next generation of the taxonomies
• Resolve issues and assist in the development/definition of the next generation taxonomy
• Coordinate meetings with subject matter experts to elicit feedback/changes to the taxonomy
• Document changes
• Liaise with the Stakeholders to communicate changes and manage data governance
• Coordinate activities, including mapping to secondary taxonomies, enrichment of taxonomies, and abiding by guiding principles 
• Handle ambiguity, manage complex processes, and escalate issues as necessary
• Drive team to meet deadlines and deliver top-quality, detailed work product

Skills Required
-2-5 years experience as a manager dealing with front office business or operations. 
- Prior experience working in a financial service or consulting firm a plus.
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Project, Power Point, Excel and Word
-Excellent oral and written communication skills and a proven ability to work in a fast-paced and high-pressure environment.
- Ability to actively and proactively engage with key stakeholders (i.e., not afraid to speak up).
-Exceptional organizational skills, a high degree of attention to detail and a penchant for getting to the root cause of an issue.
-Analytical, creative, problem solving mindset. Flexibility is a key element, as the role will require the ability to understand and react to changes in priorities.
-Self-starter execution focused.

Skills Desired
-Business/Product Knowledge: Familiarity and experience with finance and the processes related to the marketing, selling and trading of securities, derivatives and/or commodities in the financial services industry is a strong plus, but is not required.
-Regulatory:  Understanding of Operational Risk and associated regulations (e.g., Basel, SOX, etc.) and the application to a financial services business.


Contractor - Freelance Content Strategist - Huge (NYC)

Freelance Content Strategist - NY
Huge is currently seeking a collaborative, hands-on Freelance Content Strategist for short and long-term contract opportunities, potential to full-time. Content strategists at Huge shape editorial & system content planning from initial strategy and solutions to implementation and post-launch optimization. A growing part of our Strategy department, content strategy is a linchpin to the large-scale experiences we typically design. Although wireframes are not a core deliverable for this role, appreciation for design and an aptitude for visual solutions is valued.

Typical CS deliverables include:
    Strategy: vision, editorial, SEO
    Research: audits, gap analysis, competitive assessments, user and stakeholder interviews
    Solutions: information architecture, taxonomy, metadata, content modeling
    Implementation: CMS workflows, migrations, governance planning

The ideal candidate will have familiarity with the User Experience process and come from a background in library sciences, editorial management, branding and/or content production & management.

    Closely collaborate with interaction designers, product strategists, developers and visual designers to create innovative content solutions
    Help clients interpret research findings and analytics to inform content decisions
    Audit and analyze content in order to make informed strategic recommendations
    Create workflows and oversee development of all content to be included in new product
    Work to create lasting plans for legacy content, partner and new content
    Develop site nomenclature and make recommendations for messaging and create style guides
    Document content requirements for successful mapping to new site
    Help to create taxonomies and metadata frameworks
    Produce SEO solutions custom to needs of client, product and best practices

You have:
    2+ years working with large-scale websites
    Experience working as a Content Strategist or related role
    Demonstrated ability to produce work in pain-staking detail
    Experience with content management systems and best practices for organizing and tagging content for the web environment
    Analytic skills for interpreting user research and site analytics data to inform content program
    Excellent oral and written communication skills

Local candidates available to work on-site highly preferred, remote a possibility for the right candidate.

Huge is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.


F/T - Search Specialist - Knovel Corp (NYC)

Search Specialist (Solr / Elastic Search) - NY
Location:     New York City
Job Code:     94
# of openings:     1

Knovel Corporation is seeking a Solr/Elastic Search Specialist with strong understanding of Search related technologies and experience developing, deploying, and maintaining clustered search systems.  Knovel’s search interface allows engineers and scientists to find relevant domain specific texts, equations and charts quickly and precisely using material property indices, custom built thesauri, and scientific taxonomies.

The Search Specialist will work with an energetic development team and be responsible for configuring and customizing the Solr/ElasticSearch engine, work with Content teams on better tagging, write custom analyzers and leveraging domain specific dictionaries and taxonomies, with ultimate purpose of improving search relevancy on a spread of content types. This position requires strong coding skills, and in depth understanding of search technologies and concepts.

Key Responsibilities:
    Develop and maintain custom ingestion and crawling software.
    Design and maintain document schema.
    Customization and configuration of Solr/ElasticSearch clusters.
    Manage faceting, grouping and highlights.
    Incorporate domain specific synonyms lists and taxonomies.
    Fine tune and maintain settings for optimal performance.
    Fine tune document relevancy to match customer requirements.
    Design and execute load tests which simulate real-world usage.
    Work with system team on Solr/ElasticSearch monitoring.
    Work with the web development team.
    Conduct code reviews to ensure best practices are being followed.
    Contribute to platform architecture decisions.
    Improve our development culture by propose new approaches and tools, automate annoying tasks.

    BS Computer Science or related technical discipline (or equivalent).
    1+ years’ experience developing or administrating Solr/Lucene/ElasticSearch/Fast or any other Search engines.
    Experience with clustered Search engine implementation/configurations.
    4+ years Java development.
    Strong Linux skills.
    Experience in implementing customized Solr/Lucene solutions.
    Some PHP experience is a plus.
    Experience working on high traffic and high availability websites and applications.
    Strong overall software engineering background.
    Excel at producing "just enough" solutions to complex problems.
    Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
    Proven track record of working in cross-functional teams and communicating with other teams and business members.



Thursday, October 18, 2012

F/T (temp) - Inventory Assistants - NYC/NJ

Inventory Assistants

AVPS is seeking Inventory Assistants in New York City and Trenton, New Jersey to assist in the inventory of a large video collection housed in Trenton. There are currently two Assistant roles available:

Imaging Assistant
This position will be full time for approximately 10-12 weeks beginning in mid-November in Trenton, New Jersey. Imaging Assistants will work onsite at the storage location capturing high quality visual documentation of video assets. The work will involve repetitive, ordered actions and standing for extended periods. There will be a degree of lifting, bending, reaching, squatting, and potentially climbing ladders.

Successful candidates must:

-       Be familiar with basic concepts and processes of digital photography, including focus, framing, changing camera settings, flash card management, and image review.
-       Be able to learn how to distinguish among various video formats.
-       Be able to understand and follow detailed process instructions.
-       Be able to work efficiently and with attention to output.
-       Be comfortable with repetitive and physically active labor.
-       Be punctual, reliable, and able to commit to full time work the length of the project.

An interest in broadcasting, New Jersey history, photography, and/or media archiving are a benefit.

Cataloging Assistant
This position will be full time for approximately 14-16 weeks beginning in December in New York City. Cataloging Assistants will work at an office location in Manhattan or Brooklyn creating electronic inventory records of video assets. The work will involve repetitive computer-based work and extended periods of sitting and typing. Interviewees will be asked to complete and pass a video format identification test as a pre-requisite to being hired.

Successful candidates must:

-       Be able to correctly identify various video formats by sight.
-       Be able to understand and discern various aspects of broadcast programming creation and distribution, including content types, title types and conventions, and conventions of videography and video editing.
-       Be familiar with the core concepts of cataloging – including controlled vocabularies, field types, regulated syntax, etc. – and be able to implement those concepts as directed.
-       Be familiar with basic data entry, image manipulation (zoom, rotate, contrast), and the use of key commands.
-       Be able to work with web-based asset and record management software.
-       Be able to understand and follow detailed process instructions.
-       Be able to work efficiently and with attention to output.
-       Be comfortable with repetitive labor.
-       Be punctual, reliable, and able to commit to full time work the length of the project.

An interest in broadcasting, New Jersey history, and/or media archiving are a benefit.

To apply, email a PDF copy of your resume and cover letter to In the subject line enter either “Imaging Assistant” or “Cataloging Assistant” to specify which position you are applying for. No phone calls.

AudioVisual Preservation Solutions is a media preservation and information management consulting firm working with organizations across broadcasting, education, government, business, and beyond. AVPS helps our clients achieve capabilities to manage the lifecycle of legacy and digital assets, from creation to digitization, migration, and longterm usability of media and institutional data.

F/T(assignment) - Digital Asset Mgmt Content Mgr - NJ

Digital Asset Management (DAM) Content Manager

Founded in 1994, Earley & Associates is a highly-regarded Information
Management (IM) consulting company specializing in knowledge/content
management strategy, taxonomy, search integration and information
architecture. We work with companies in a broad range of industries
including retail, high-tech, life sciences, manufacturing, non profit,
and government. Our continued growth has created a new job opportunity
for a DAM Content Consultant. If you want a career in a fast-paced
consulting environment, this might be the right job for you.
As part of the Earley & Associates team, you will work with our clients
in multiple roles that incorporate your skills. Your initial role will
be a minimum of six months (with a possible extension to 12 months)
onsite at a client's location (Ethicon) in Somerville, NJ. In this role,
you will be an archivist responsible for the retrospective analysis,
organization, accessibility and preservation of digital promotional
assets in a Digital Asset Management System (DAM). You will also be
responsible for managing company standards and methods including
architectural alignment, taxonomy and metadata for efficient search,
retrieval and distribution of company assets.  In addition, you will
work to align with key Global Education Solutions teams (Professional
Education, Marketing Mastery and Sales Learning and Development) to
ensure curriculum content is properly stored and tagged for easy search
and distribution. You will build alignment to taxonomy models that can
be utilized globally.  Once this role ends, you will be part of our
regular consulting staff, able to work out of your home office when not
at a client's site

Provide prospective analysis and support for the development of a second
generation DAM deployment
Participate in evaluating key stakeholder needs for asset utilization
and search
Contribute to the establishment of data architecture and taxonomy models
with internal and external stakeholders
Assist in the establishment and management of a file naming structure
Assist in aligning metadata models from a legacy system to the future
Provide retrospective support to a legacy DAM with the objective of
improving search capabilities
Leverage key learning's of prospective analysis to improve existing
search capabilities
Content analysis and classification of existing DAM assets with content
Retrospective data tagging
Ensure that the correct file types are available in the digital asset
library for all distribution points or that proper transcoding
capabilities are available (current and future state)
Establish migration and obsolescence plan for all DAM content
Partner with DAM Administrator for asset migration and testing
Train key stakeholders on DAM naming convention, metadata and taxonomy
Maintain data integrity against established taxonomy and metadata models

College degree desired; Master's degree in Library Science preferred
Business experience (1-2 years with MILS, 3-5 without) with experience
in DAM
Deep understanding of Metadata, Taxonomy, Data Architecture and Search
Familiar with Metadata standards such as Dublin Core Metadata Initiative
(DCMI) or Metadata Object Description Schema (MODS)
Strong computer skills a must (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, CSV,
Cross functional team experience highly desired
Deep understanding of compliant business practices
Ability to collaborate and work in a matrixed organization supporting
multiple stakeholders
Ability to work independently with clear guidance
Organizational and time management skills
Strong communication skills
Ability to work well in a fast paced environment
Problem solving/resolution and cross functional influencing skills
Customer focus and detail-oriented
Must be team player, goal driven and a problem-solver

We value our employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your success
is enhanced by our competitive salary depending on experience, in
addition to:
Paid time off
Work from home arrangement when not required to work onsite
Medical benefits
Employee Assistance Program through Optum Care 24

Future growth opportunities!
We work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees,
where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a
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F/T - Sr Assistant Librarian - Downstate Medical Ctr/Bklyn NY

Downstate Medical Center
Medical Research Library
SUNY, Brooklyn, NY
Senior Assistant Librarian
Local Title: Clinical Informationist
Salary Range: $45,101 - $99,136
 Application Deadline: Oct 31, 2012

   The Clinical Informationist performs scholarly research and provides service at the institutional and professional levels as related to assignment and in accordance with tenure and promotion criteria.
   Provide reference and expert searching services to support translational research, clinical practice, and medical education. Prepare subject bibliographies and maintains Internet resource pages.
   Keep abreast of the best reference and research resources related to integrative and clinical research and evidence-based medicine.
   Facilitate the integration of information resources to support diagnosis and treatment decisions through participation in patient rounds,clinical discussions, hospital information system design, and grand rounds as assigned.
   Provide point of need database mini-clinics and other information resources instruction for clinicians, nurses, researchers, residents and students.
   Consult with colleagues in the Evidence in Practice Information Center regarding evidence-based instruction for health science students.
   Provide research assistance to investigators preparing clinical research protocols/IRB submissions and searching for grant opportunities.
   Select and evaluate subject based materials related to translational research/medicine and evidence-based practice.
   Participate in planning, policy formation and departmental decision making relating to health science services, collections and new technologies.
   Participate in supporting the library in creating and providing clinical information resources to the curriculum.  Participate and work with all personnel involved in Consumer Health.
   Perform scholarly research and provides service at the institutional and professional levels as related to assignment in accordance with tenure and promotion criteria.

Masters degree in library science from an ALA accredited library school, or equivalent advanced degree in a life or health science field.
   At least 5 years or relevant professional experience serving a similar client population including working in an academic health science library, performing research, searching grant-related databases, web-based instructional tools, and mobile applications relevant to health sciences or information sciences.
   Strong commitment to client-focused service. Understanding of and enthusiasm for translational medicine and evidence based practice.
   Expert search skills including experience searching PubMed, Embase, Web of Knowledge, CINAHL, and evidence based medicine resources. Build relationships with department chairs, college deans, bench researchers and clinicians through proactive participation in clinical librarian and other Informationist programs.
   Skills in suggesting and creating special projects and program to further the effective use of biomedical information resources throughout the medical center.
   Proven ability to develop education and training in informatics and research tools.
   Demonstrated ability to partner with other library staff, clinical informationists, clinical faculty and hospital personnel to increase information access in the electronic health/medical record, medical education and research on clinical information.
   Knowledge of and enthusiasm for the integration of new technologies, including mobile technology, into the delivery of information services.  Ability to work effectively with all levels of library client-faculty, researchers, clinicians, students (professional, graduate and undergraduate), administrators and staff.
   Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written(Samples Required).
   Initiative, flexibility, and the ability to adapt and work creatively in a rapidly changing environment. Interest in contributing to the profession via research, publication, presentation, and service. 

To Apply:
Provide cover letter, full curricula vita and three(3) writing samples to:
Donald Lemke
Library Administrator
The Medical Research Library of Brooklyn
450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 14
Brooklyn, NY 11203