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Sunday, March 31, 2013

F/T - Development Prospect Researcher - WSPA (NYC)

Development Prospect Researcher

Position Overview: 
The World Society for the Protection of Animals seeks a proactive Development Prospect Researcher professional to join a growing team to generate support from major donors, foundations, corporations and planned giving prospects in a new US office in New York City.  In this position, the Prospect Researcher will have the opportunity to help strengthen and build the U.S. fundraising program of the largest international animal welfare organization in the world. WSPA has been growing at a rate of 10%/year for the past ten years, and has an ambitious agenda for continued growth in the years to come. As part of a global organization, the Prospect Researcher will work collaboratively with fundraisers in other country offices, as well as with the International fundraising team in London.
The Prospect Researcher will play a key role in a Development department charged with raising over $6M annually. He/She will identify high potential prospects, analyze current donors and recommend strategy for new prospects and for new opportunities with existing donors and prospects.  This is a unique opportunity for a talented researcher to have a significant impact on WSPA’s fundraising activities.

Job Profile:
    • Research and analyze new high net worth donor prospects and new opportunities with existing donors with a primary focus on Major Gift, Foundation and Corporate opportunities.
    • Conduct research and prepare briefing materials with emphasis on constituents’ wealth, interests, philanthropy and relationships.
    • Map relationships among donors and prospects to help identify opportunities for WSPA to maximize fundraising potential.
    • Analyze results of wealth and philanthropy screenings of donor database to identify those with potential to make larger gifts.
    • Proactively identify and research new prospects from successful organizations and key industries who may have interests which align with campaigns.
    • Update and maintain information on prospective donors in the donor database.
    • Research new donors of $1K+ and make recommendations regarding portfolio management and cultivation and stewardship plans.
    • Maintain "tickler system" for next actions and cultivation of individual major donors.
    • Remain current and fully informed on research trends and available resources in the field.
    • Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of experience in the development or research fields.  
    • Experience sourcing information from online database and web sources.
    • Experience with LexisNexis, Hoover’s, Morningstar, Blackbaud ResearchPoint preferred.  
    • Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge database preferred. 
    • Ability to maintain confidential information. 
    • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and web based research skills, and comfortable working with social media networks (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
    • Strong analytical skills including the ability to analyze and interpret business and financial data and information.
    • Strong oral/written communication skills
    • Attention to detail and accuracy are essential
    • Must be highly organized, able to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
    • Proactive, flexible and team player

To Apply:
This is a full time, New York City based position. Salary is commensurate with candidate’s experience and this position includes generous benefits offered to full-time WSPA employees. Candidates wishing to be considered in the first round please send a cover letter cover letter including salary requirements and resume to: For consideration WSPA-RESEARCHER must be in the subject line. Position will remain open until filled.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

F/T - Records Mgmt/Info Governance - Resources Global Prof (NY)

Records Management\Information Governance Consulting Position

Location:New York, NY Job Category:Legal Jobs Date Posted:03/27/2013 Job ID:13304

Resources Global Professionals is seeking professionals with significant information governance experience to join our Tri-State practice. As a consultant with RGP, you will have the ability to play an instrumental role in assisting clients in a variety of challenging projects.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Extensive, hands-on experience with lifecycle management of an organization's records, including electronically stored information. Relevant experience includes developing and implementing records retention and/or data privacy policies and procedures, and related training.
  • 7+ years experience; experience supporting the legal and/or compliance function preferred.
  • For attorneys, New York, New Jersey or Connecticut Bar admission preferred, but not required.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate a sense of urgency.

Our Consultants enjoy the flexibility and autonomy to choose the client projects that interest them, while continuing to build professional relationships within our global community of Consultant and business professionals. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including health and life insurance, a 401(k) savings plan which includes a discretionary company match, employee stock purchase plan, paid personal time off program, professional development and certification courses.

Resources Global is the only professional services firm dedicated to helping clients change their business from the inside out. Living and working within our clients countries, cultures and languages, we help local business leaders -- and their global operating teams -- execute internal initiatives.

With experience across many disciplines -- finance and accounting, information management, human capital, supply chain management, legal and internal audit -- we help teams address complex situations on the inside of business. Working side by side with the client team, we solve problems, execute and transfer knowledge. In other words, we help get the internal work done, while building the team's capability to change and operate in brand new ways.

Resources Global was founded in 1996 within a Big 4 firm and today, we are a publicly-traded company (NASDAQ: RECN). Our 2,800 professionals, from more than 80 practice offices, serve over 2,100 clients in 66 countries. In 2009 Resources was recognized by Forbes as one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies. Please visit us at

To Apply: 

F/T - Ontologist - Smith Arnold Partners (NY)


The Ontologist will work in a team-oriented environment, and be a member of the Information Technology and Research team.

The Ontologist will develop the ontology that will provide the research Team with strong semantical support, by mapping that ontology with the numerous terminologies used by source CHP clinical systems. In that regard it is expected that the Ontologist has experience on the common vocabularies in use for healthcare (i.e. ICD, LOINC, SNOMED, UMLS).

The Ontologist will also identify and leverage on methods and tools to develop and maintain the ontology. The Ontologist will also work in collaboration with the Clinical Informatics and Analytics reporting teams to build the semantics frame to support Research integration internally at the organization at large and externally with health systems in NYC and nationwide.

The incumbent will serve the needs of all entities  incorporated, and is required to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality in all phases of work. The incumbent is expected to apply independent judgment and initiative in carrying out assigned tasks.

The position requires knowledge of the health care business processes and terminology.


  • Bachelor's degree from accredited college or University in Computer Science, Information Systems, Health Care Informatics or closely related field.
  • Masters Degree in computer science, biomedical informatics or related area preferred.
  • Proficiency in health systems integration analysis preferred.
  • Experience on clinical data warehouses preferred.
  • Five years of related experience (ontology or semantic technologies, psychology, library science, linguistics, philosophy, modeling & simulation, data base design).
  • Prior experience within the Health Care industry.
  • Proven track record leading ontology/taxonomy implementation.
  • Experience with an ontology editor and taxonomy management systems (e.g. Protg/OBO-Edit ).
  • Experience using OWL (Web Ontology Language).
  • Information Technology, Data Modeling, Science and Technology.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Project.
  • Experience with common health-related vocabularies (ICD, SNOMED, LOINC, MeSH, UMLS).
  • Reliable, self-motivated, and focused on quality. 
  • Dynamic personality that can adapt to changing requirements.
  • Excellent skills in navigating a large organization in order to accomplish results.
  • Proven track record in aligning outcomes with stakeholders expectations and standards.
  • Excellent problem solving and solid analytical skills, with careful attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated experience interviewing, preparing materials, and presenting to C-level executives, directors and all levels within an organization.
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite, MS Visio, MS Project, and MS Outlook.
  • Excellent negotiation and conflict management skills.
  • Ability to initiate and follow through on complex projects of both short and long term duration.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills promoting teamwork and collaborative alliances across multiple organizations to gain consensus on priority and data warehouse iteration content.
  • Strong influencing skills to obtain buy-in at all levels including working well with committees.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; ability to effectively communicate actionable, concise, understandable information to both technical and non-technical management and staff.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor / Management Partnership environment.

To Apply:

F/T - Competitive Intelligence Associate - Mindshare (NY)

Functional Role:  Competitive Intelligence
 Service Area:  Business Planning
Position:  Associate
Reports to:  Manager or Director, Competitive Intelligence
Experience:  0-1 year
Current Position(s):  Corporate Reporting Assistant & Industry Intelligence Analyst, ACI
Company Overview:
Mindshare is a next generation marketing services agency.  We believe brands aren’t simply driven by an idea or ideals.  A brand’s value is driven through a series of exchanges with people.  We use insights and analytics to map this value exchange and to design a growth strategy.  We infuse this strategy with creativity to invent communications ideas.  We action these ideas via our robust global network of 112 offices in 82 countries with $27.8 billion (Source: RECMA) in media billings. Mindshare is part of GroupM, the leading global media investment management operation that serves as the parent company to WPP media agencies including Maxus, MEC, MediaCom, and Mindshare.
Job Overview: 
The Associate, Competitive Intelligence will gather, verify (audit) and analyze national and worldwide competitive media data from which insights can be provided to help shape marketing, advertising and media strategies for our clients.  The Associate will provide research on a client-by-client basis, tailored to their specific needs, including analysis of competitive media data.  The Associate will also provide insights and analysis of breaking creative and other news in client industries.
Job Responsibilities:
Generate national and/or global competitive spending reports (monthly, quarterly, annual, ad hoc) for Business Planning, Invention and The Exchange service areas using various syndicated data sources and reporting tools, as well as proprietary tools like MindFlow (MF)
Utilize publicly available information to research client industries via the Internet
Assist Exchange and Invention planning teams creating in-depth U.S. competitive analyses, including insights into competitors’ media strategies
Assist domestic and/or global competitive data supplier in troubleshooting issues with data submission (timeliness, accuracy) from domestic and/or international colleagues
Input media plan data into MindFlow as needed
Work with MF SuperUsers to troubleshoot issues with client setup, planning team usage
Coordinate global Strategy Rollup (monthly) and 
Coordinate global Added Value Summary (semi-annually)
Help staff with questions about syndicated research tools and systems
Possibly, create trade print insertion orders for traffic/billing purposes
Develop working knowledge of syndicated research tools and systems (e.g. TNS, Nielsen, Competitrack, VMS, IEG, EZtab, etc.)
Job Skills & Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a major, minor or emphasis in marketing, advertising, communications, computer science or data processing
Basic Knowledge of Media
Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
Strong computer skills with proficiency in Excel (including experience with Pivot Tables), Word, PowerPoint and Microsoft Access (database management) 
Strong quantitative and analytical skills 
Exceptional organizational skills, multi-tasking capabilities and detail oriented 
Strong people skills; positive attitude and team player 
Internet Savvy and strong command of PC’s
Good problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Resourceful and self-motivated
Enthusiastic about the industry and keen to learn
Ambitious with drive and hard working ethic
Must be able to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines
Must work well under minimal supervision
Must be willing and able to work as part of a team
Prior Knowledge of Media Tools is a plus but not required 

To Apply:

F/T - Rare Materials Scanning Tech - NewsBank (NY)

Title: Rare Materials Scanning Technician                                                                                                                 
Location: New-York Historical Society (N-YHS)
Reports To: Elsa Lamphere                                                                                                                                                
FLSA Status:    Non-exempt     
Division: Readex a Division of NewsBank inc.                                            
Date:    March 25, 2013                  

Job summary: Scanner for the capture, initial image QC and file management of digital images at the New-York Historical Society

Essential Functions: 
1.     Scans images from a pamphlet collection in order to create high quality searchable images for our customers
2.     Includes correct target at (start or end) of item scan
3.     Check/qc’s all images captured and ensures 100% of our digital images meet established quality standards. 
4.     Stores images  with established file naming rules
5.     Checks and cleans equipment; Operator is responsible for cleaning machine on a weekly and sometimes daily basis
6.     Provides images for transfer from N-YHS or pick-up by staff at the Chester, VT location  (FTP or hard drive); performed as back-up to the Rare Materials Scanning technician & Site Coordinator
Requires that candidates have demonstrated experience handling rare and fragile materials, previous digital scanning experience, have a strong work ethic with a demonstrated history of meeting quality and productivity expectations; are able to perform repetitive operations; have strong attention to detail and be a creative problem-solver; proficient in a Windows environment; and thrive in an environment of change.
Candidates must also have: demonstrated ability with Excel spreadsheets; familiarity and ease at working with computers, including strong file management skills; strong attention to detail; good keyboarding and proofreading skills, ability to work effectively as a team member, including good interpersonal and communication skills.  Bachelor’s degree preferred.

WAGE:  $20.00/hour – full time hours with benefits included.

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
·         Hearing and speaking to exchange information; seeing to perform assigned duties; sitting or standing for extended periods of time; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment; kneeling, bending at the waist, and reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally, to retrieve and store files and supplies; lifting objects under 50 lbs.
·         This position is housed in an office setting; exposure to dust, humidity and heat occasionally.

This Position Description reflects the assignment of essential functions for this position.  It does not identify or restrict the tasks that otherwise may be assigned.  It should not be construed as any type of employment contract.

To Apply:  Send a resume and cover letter to


F/T (freelance) - Taxonomy/Search Specialist - UNICEF NYHQQ (NY)

Taxonomy/Search Specialist

UNICEF NYHQ requires a Taxonomist / Ontologist to support creation, development and maintenance of a core ontology model for classification and tagging of Web content and media files, as well as search engine optimization for both internal and external search engines. Also may support taxonomy development for internal partner groups.

  • Develop/maintain taxonomies and ontology describing the work of UNICEF in digital media.
  • Provide project coordination within DOC/IBIS to manage collaboration between Web, photo archivist and video archivist to agree on standards, to improve metadata on databases and to implement taxonomy for digital assets.
  • Support integration and testing of Smartlogic Semaphore Ontology tool with Web CMS and search engine.
  • Participate in training.
  • Coordinate with Web producers and editors.
  • Coordinate with appropriate partners to support metadata schema for Digital Asset Management (DAM) System for video, audio, photography, publications, branding, design, and document assets.
  • Coordinate daily support, maintenance and regular updates for controlled vocabularies, including taxonomy and search dictionaries, and dependent search features like navigators, with DOC/IBIS Web developer for Web CMS and ITSSD/KMS programmer for enterprise search platform.
  • Collaborate with DPP/Knowledge Management Section and other interdivisional partners as requested on taxonomy-related issues and the SmartLogic taxonomy tool.
  • Report regularly on search logs, including search terms and usage trends.
  • Provide support for rolling out search upgrades/features to language sites and field office sites.
  • Coordinate testing on search upgrades, including usability testing and relevance testing.
  • Assemble related links for web stories and integrate with web page production workflow.
  • Work on UNICEF premises.
  • May be asked to work weekends and holidays, as required.
Qualifications or specialized knowledge/ experience required:
  • Preferred: Master's Degree in Library and Information Science, information management or related field; knowledge of information science principles and practices; although hands-on practical experience in any of these will be valued.
  • Practical experience with search engines and developing/managing taxonomies for large organizations or large quantities of information.
  • Experience in search engine optimization (SEO) is desirable.
  • Experience with metadata schema and classification schema.
  • Experience with content management systems
  • Experience with taxonomy management tools is desirable.
  • Editorial experience, including audio, video or image content, is desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Fluency or working knowledge of other languages than English is desirable.
To Apply: 

Thursday, March 21, 2013

F/T - Library Services Manager - Fortune500 (Union Cty, NJ)

Library Services Manager
Infotrieve is a global leader in providing information services and content management technology to businesses.  For more than 20 years we have been providing corporate information centers, R&D facilities, and legal, business affairs and product professionals in more than half the Fortune 500 with a broad array of outsourcing services and software solutions.
The Library Services Manager is responsible for managing on and off site Library Services and staff in accordance with established service levels and approved budgets. Responsible for the management of all aspects of the client relationship.  This position is located in Union County, NJ.
Primary Responsibilities
·         Prepare & communicate monthly, quarterly and annual deliverables to the client’s Information Resources management team.
·         Update and maintain all reporting using various resources and tools (proprietary and commercial)
·         Collaborate with end-users and business/project teams to identify information needs across a broad range of business functions, disease states and therapeutic areas
·         Work with management and library staff to streamline workflows and deliver content efficiently
·         Work in conjunction with vendors and technology teams to evaluate, integrate and deploy information solutions across the organization
·         Assist end-users with ready-reference questions, customer service and/or assess issues related to Information Resources and services
·         Work with the client management team, and the client end-users to align the procurement of search & discovery tools, databases and content with the requirements of the organization
·         Process and track requests for the purchase of books, subscriptions, pay per view document delivery orders and other materials
·         Reconcile vendor statements and track expenditures for subscriptions and content licenses for information resources throughout the organization
·         Work with end-users and Client’s Subscription Coordinators to implement new subscriptions and to manage subscription renewals and cancellations in a timely and cost-effective manner
·         Work directly with publishers and vendors to troubleshoot all subscription access issues (including updating IP addresses, repairing broken links, etc).
·         Provide overall management for the organization of content on the client’s Digital Library, including the integration of e-Journals, databases and information resources based on various end-user needs
·         Participate in the evaluation and application of best practices to deliver electronic information solutions that meet user expectations and maximize value for the organization
·         Ensure that Library Services operations are conducted in a copyright compliant manner
·         Work with the client’s legal department and Library Team to develop an enterprise-wide Copyright Compliance Policy
·         Coordinate and implement training programs to increase end-user awareness of basic copyright policy, as outlined by the client’s Copyright Compliance Policy
·         Coordinate Information Center open-house activities and provide resource training sessions
·         Maintain strict confidentiality regarding all services provided to the client
·         Participate in other tasks and projects as necessary
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
·         Master Degree in Library Science or equivalent work experience.
·         At least 2 years previous corporate library management experience.
·         Strong customer service orientation.
·         Strong analytical and problem solving ability.
·         Working knowledge of library operations, database search tools and library automation packages.
·         Proven ability to work collaboratively with clients and colleagues to build strong business relationships.
·         Proven ability to operate under minimal supervision, exercising strong decision making skills.
·         Proven ability to manage projects, meet deadlines and deliver on customer expectations.
·         Proven technical proficiency in an automated library environment.
·         Proficiency with the Internet and desktop software. 
·         Proficiency with various library based software programs
·         Proficiency retrieving information from publisher websites and databases such as PubMed, MicroPatent, etc. 
·         Proficiency with the Internet, desktop software and library based software applications.
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
How to Apply
Please include salary requirements with your resume.  Send resumes to
To learn more about Infotrieve, please visit