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Sunday, June 30, 2013

Contract P/T - Content Manager, IEEE (NJ/Telecommute)

Content Manager, IEEE – telecommute

This is a temporary, part time position – 8 months.

Earthzine seeks an experienced and active online professional to serve as Content Manager, with a long-term goal of further developing and updating our Web presence.


Earthzine ( is an online publication of the IEEE and a contribution to the Group on Earth Observations. The Earthzine staff is composed of volunteers and a few paid workers who oversee the site’s management and operations. Associate Editors and subject matter experts identify and review articles for publication as part of quarterly themes.

Specific Expectations:

· Format and post articles using a WordPress content management system (CMS)

· Syndicate two to three international news items daily pertaining to the nine societal benefit areas of GEOSS (Agriculture, Biodiversity, Climate, Disasters, Ecosystems, Energy, Health, Water, and Weather), and other areas of interest

· Manage and maintain the back end of, including event lists, comments, author profiles, and other projects as needed

Develop, update and redesign on an ongoing basis

· Monitor traffic via Google Analytics, and use data for strategic planning purposes

· Attend weekly and/or monthly staff/volunteer meetings

· 15 hours per week: The employee is expected to manage his/her time to complete the key work activities each week within these limits.


A college degree. ƒnExperience with WordPress, and specific knowledge of maintaining and developing sites using the CMS. Experience with PHP and HTML a plus. The position is virtual; the employee is required to provide his/her own work space, computer equipment, software and Internet access.

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F/T - Information Architect, Ubergig Agency (NY)

Information Architect, Ubergig Agency – NY

Interactive Agency is seeking an Information Architect, who will be responsible for developing IA documentation (site maps, transaction flows, sketches, scenarios, wireframes, navigation models) for both web sites and applications.This is not a back-seat support role. You will actively collaborate with the Experience Lead, as well as other team members including other Information Architects, Content Strategists and User Researchers, and others from our Creative, Technology and Strategy groups. A firm understanding of user-centered design processes and interaction design principles will be crucial to your success here. Ideal candidates will have a healthy sense of humor, a fondness for the conceptual and are ready to finally work in a place where they are no longer the smartest person in the room.

Core Duties/Responsibilities:

◦Creating the information architecture and interaction design for transactional, informational, and marketing website

◦Understanding target audiences’ needs, tasks, and goals and translating them into creative concepts and functional components

◦Translating business requirements into meaningful interactive experiences

◦Participating in immersive user research, concept testing, and usability testing

◦Participating in the development of user personas and scenarios to clarify results of user research and focus the team’s design efforts on the needs of key users

◦Collaboratively developing prototypes for demonstration of concepts to clients

◦Conducting competitive audits and market research

◦Developing and documenting detailed user experience specifications for highly interactive interfaces

Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience:

◦Demonstrated ability to execute on IA of complex transactional interfaces, taxonomies and metadata frameworks, and templates for content management systems

◦Demonstrated experience conducting or participating in user research and translating user research into design decisions

◦Demonstrated experience using web analytics data to inform design decisions

◦Demonstrated ability to develop big ideas, and execute flawlessly against them in a highly collaborative environment

◦Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills

◦High tolerance for ambiguity matched only by your desire to organize it

◦Experience developing architecture for mobile applications desired

Required Experience:

◦5+ years experience as an information architect, interaction designer, or experience designer (or similar role)

◦Degree in a related field, such as Library Science, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Technical Communications, English, History, Anthropology, Economics

◦Advanced proficiency in a variety of design tools including Visio and/or InDesign, as well as the MS Office Suite

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F/T - Associate News Editor, Library Journal (NY)

Associate News Editor, Library Journal – NY

Library Journal is seeking an Associate Editor, who will write and edit news features for the website, e-newsletters, and print magazine. He or she will develop and sustain relationships with library leaders and librarians, vendors, distributors, and others in the library world, as well as foster a cadre of freelancers. The Associate Editor will also write occasional features, edit opinion and other columns, cover conferences and meetings, and contribute to content broad content development. The Associate Editor will also represent Library Journal at conferences and on panels and webcasts.Requirement:

◦Position requires skilled, careful reporting and swift writing, understanding of libraries and the forces that impact them, and embrace of social networking and other communication technologies.

◦Three to five years of substantial reporting required with print and/or online clips that show range of work including stories, analysis, new features, surveys, etc.

◦Journalism degree desired.

◦Familiarity with libraries desirable, MLS helpful.

Experience: 3-5

Benefits Include:

◦Medical, Dental, Vision & Flexible Spending

◦Basic Life Insurance

◦Supplemental Life Insurance

◦Short & Long Term Disability

◦Paid Time Off

◦Paid Holidays

◦401(k) with Company Match

◦How to apply:Please send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to Due to high volume of resumes those received without salary requirements will not be considered. EOE, E-Verify.

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

F/T - Learning Resource Center Manager, Education Affiliates (NY)

Learning Resource Center Manager, Education Affiliates – NY

Education Affiliates is seeking a Learning Resource Center Manager who will set up, maintain, and develop a Learning Resource Center that provides print and online student resource materials for all programs offered at the school. The LRC Manager also will maintain faculty resource materials to enhance instructor skills, offers assistance to students who are doing research projects or studying to pass licensure exams, and ensures that resource materials are available online for use in all classrooms and at home.


◦Masters Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program

◦At least 3 years relevant work experience

◦Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

◦Proven problem solving ability

◦Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Publisher and Power Point

◦Proficiency with online journal databases preferred

◦Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•Hires and retains qualified and caring LRC support staff.

•Provides guidance and formal training to LRC support staff.

•Communicates effectively (by both written and oral methods) instructional and corporate goals and objectives for the LRC to all staff, faculty and students.

•Monitors the work of LRC support staff on a regular basis to ensure quality and accuracy in all tasks performed.

•Holds regularly scheduled weekly meetings with each direct report to gain feedback, gather ideas, assign tasks, and provide direction regarding prioritizing work.

•Attends and significantly contributes to staff/faculty meetings within the school and LRC Manager meetings at the corporate level.

•Provides LRC and classroom technology orientation to new faculty and conducts student orientation sessions at the start of each term.

•Is readily accessible for meetings requested by students, faculty and staff.

•Assists and supports the admissions team by being available to meet prospective new students.

•Tracks number of students/faculty using the LRC and communicates monthly to the DOE.

•Maintains and updates the LRC web page.

•Provides ongoing support (curriculum, resources and technology) to students and faculty, including provision of reference services (literature searching and bibliography preparation).

•Routinely checks classroom and LRC technology to troubleshoot proems, and provides in-service training on technology to new staff.

•Logs in journals, hard copy resources, and video/DVD resources, and takes faculty requests for new resources.

•Assists with administration and proctoring of the HESI pre-entrance exams for schools with a nursing program. Also assists with the preparation for licensure exams for other programs.

•Participates in meetings, in-service programs and project task forces as needed or assigned.

•Reports LRC problems, needs and outcomes regularly to the DOE and National LRC Director.

•Works independently or with other LRC staff at other EA schools on LRC program projects.

•Is interested in and knowledgeable of departmental details in all areas of the LRC operation.

•Follows all procedures and standards as defined by Education Affiliates.

•Meets or exceeds bottom line requirements of the approved school budget for the LRC.

•Completes all other tasks as assigned by the DOE and the National LRC Director.

•Regular and reliable attendance.


•Masters Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program

•At least 3 years relevant work experience

•Excellent communication, organizational ad interpersonal skills

•Proven problem solving ability

•Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Publisher and Power Point

•Proficiency with online journal databases preferred


Classification: Exempt

Work Hours: May vary daily, and evening and weekend hours may be required, depending on the staffing needs of the school’s LRC.

Travel: Occasional

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F/T - Librarian, DeVry Univ. (NJ)

Librarian, DeVry – NJ

DeVry University seeks a Librarian to provide library, reference, and support service to students and faculty through bibliographic instruction, collection development, and supervision of student employees. This position is located in Cherry Hill, NJ


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

◦Provides face-to-face, e-mail, and on-line reference service for students, faculty and staff.

◦Provides bibliographic instruction.

◦Assists with the operation of the library’s automated circulation system and circulation desk operations.

◦Trains and supervises student and temporary workers in circulation desk operations.

◦Makes recommendations for collection development.

◦Assists with public relations, prepares posters, exhibits and handouts.

◦Oversees inter-library loan activity.

◦Conducts library statistical reporting.

◦Organizes cataloguing per OCLC (Ohio College Library Center) standards.

◦Prepares processing, recording, and claiming of serial subscriptions. Oversees the weeding and disposal of outdated issues.

◦Completes other projects and duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

◦Master of Library Services (MLS) or other equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution (MLS candidates with completed relevant coursework will also be considered).

◦At least two to three years relevant work experience as a Reference Librarian, preferably in an Academic Setting.

◦Experience in the use of online databases, the internet, and traditional print resources required.


F/T - Sr. Museum Registrar & Collections Manager, Staten Isl. Museum (NY)

Senior Museum Registrar & Collections Manager

The Staten Island Museum seeks an energetic qualified Museum Registrar & Collections Manager to bring us to the next phase of our exciting future as we expand to historic Snug Harbor Cultural Center. The Registrar/Manager will be responsible for the care of the collection and manage the records for the collection. This position reports to the Director of Exhibitions and Programs


Coordinate three separate collections areas: science, history and art for implementation of a unified database using Past Perfect software.

Manage Collection Documentation:

Maintain database catalogue records and create new records as necessary

Prepare incoming/outgoing loans and condition reports for all three collections(Art, Science, History)

Deeds of gifts, bequests and donations

Catalogue & Accession Worksheets

Monitor and maintain insurance documents for the collection and loans.

Prepare documentation and provenance for new accessions and research documentations for de-accessioning.

Facilitate seasonal Collection Committee meetings (plan, lead meeting, write minuets,)

Maintain all paper files: Artists, Donors, and Accession Folders.

Maintain museum disaster plan and facility reports.

Manage and facilitate future steps in completing the Museum Assessment Program, in preparation for accreditation from A.A.M.

Manage Care of Collection:

Evaluate and monitor storage conditions, keep records of rh & temperature

Assist Curators & an Museum leadership to create a long-term Collections Plan

Responsible for the handling and care of the art collection and loaned art objects.

Facilitates and recommends conservation and repair of objects.

Manage volunteers/interns working on collection projects: handling, research, and digitizing data.

Oversee installation of new collections storage equipment and movement of collections to new facility.

Monitor the museum’s collection budget including ordering supplies and tools.

Work as a Team Member to:

Install exhibitions, in particular creating object label copy and object installation.

Provide information about the Art collection for research and educational inquiries.

Research and write grant proposal narratives and budgets regarding the collection.

Educate fellow staff members about collection care.

Problem solve


B.A. from an accredited University with a major in academic area relevant to the Institute’s Collections of art, history, and/or science; also a M.A. in Museum Studies or Library Sciences strongly preferred.

Minimum of 3-years museum experience in working with collections

Detail oriented with strong record keeping skills and knowledge of collections database system (pref. Past Perfect)

Ability to lift and carry objects up to 50 lbs.

Valid Drivers license

Salary $38K starting –quality benefits include 401K Savings Plan, Pension and health benefits.

Send letter of interest to:

Staten Island Museum, c/o Diane Matyas, Exhibitions and Program Director,, 75 Stuyvesant Place, Staten Island, NY, 10301

F/T - Content Management Associate, Time (NY)

Content Management Associate, Time Inc. – NY

Time Inc. seeks a Content Management Associate to join the International Licensing & Development Group. This position is located in New York, NY.

Requisition # 137207BR


Type Full Time

Posting Job Description About the Licensing Group

Time Inc. expands its presence in print, online and mobile platforms via licensing and syndication partnerships with publishers in international markets. Time Inc.’s local partners benefit from the power of the company’s editorial excellence, expertise and brand integrity. Products available for license include print magazines for localization, individual articles for branded syndication and a wide range of digital products including tablet application/editions, mobile, online advertising, consumer products and web.Responsibilities

Negotiate photo rights and prices with photographers and agencies on behalf of our international licensees. Maintain strong working relationship with clients and vendors. Inspect all internationally published magazines and websites for proper photo usage, quality level, and adherence to copyrights and trademarks. Generate photo usage reports for photographers and agencies. Track and process invoices. Fulfill photo request from licensees by downloading content from internal servers as well as compressing, encrypting, and uploading files on FTP. Potential candidates will also be responsible for meeting deadlines, archiving as well as handling special projects as assigned by supervisor.


Ideal candidates will have prior office experience and 1- 2 years of experience in production/operations is preferred. Applicants must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, astute attention to detail and be highly organized with an ability to successfully prioritize and multitask. Computer proficiency essential and must have solid working knowledge of the Macintosh platform, and familiarity with Adobe products, including Photoshop and Indesign. BA/BS degree required.

To apply, see:

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Temp - Data Analyst II, Barnabas Health Care Systems (NJ)

(Temp) Data Analyst II, Barnabas Health Care Systems – NJ

The Pediatric Specialty Practice at Children’s Hospital of New Jersey seeks a data analyst to assist in scanning and abstracting documents into our new electronic medical record system. This position is located in Newark, NJ.
The successful candidate will have prior experience with an electronic medical record system, have knowledge of a medical chart and be able to identify pertinent portions, such as H&P, medication reconciliation forms and vaccination forms, among other documents. In addition, the candidate must be detail oriented, with excellent organization and time management skills.

Responsible for the entering of data and scanning documents in an accurate and timely manner. Runs reports and retrieves information from the computer for physicians and staff in advance of patient appointments. Must have knowledge of medical terminology, and computer knowledge including but not limited to SMS, People Soft, and RAS.

This position must have knowledge of clinical/medical terminology for the purposes of chart abstraction, data entry and scanning documents into the Cerner Powerworks application.


F/T - Director of Library Services, Devry Univ. (NY)

Dir. Library Services, DeVry – NY

Devry, Inc. seeks a Director of Library Services. This position is located in New York, NY.

The Director, Library Services is responsible for the overall direction and management of the campus library, including collection development, delivery of library services and programs, supervision of personnel, budgeting, and marketing. The Director, Library Services also acts as the Director of the Academic Success Center (ASC), developing and implementing an academic support program for students including providing academic instruction, guidance and support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

◦Assists students, faculty, and staff in the effective use of the library and its resources

◦Conducts student orientations

◦Provides bibliographic instruction, one-on-one reference assistance via face-to-face, e-mail, and online venues

◦Actively seeks out faculty and Associate Deans to promote library instruction in the classroom and library in support of the curriculum

◦Ensures the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the library.

◦Acquires and maintains appropriate library materials and resources, in both print and non-print format, to support the DeVry curriculum.

◦Develops a budget plan (including library and capital needs, department expenditures, salaries) that is consistent with and supportive of the University’s strategic plan and compliant with state requirements where applicable.

◦Hires, trains, manages, and evaluates staff including Librarians, Library Assistant and Student Workers.

◦Works closely with Academic Support Center / Academic Resource Center manager to support students’ needs

◦Establishes library policies and procedures.

◦Develops and maintains, in conjunction with the Information Technology Department, appropriate and accessible computer resources in the library.

◦Performs regular collection analysis and development.

◦Weeds collection on a regular basis

◦Develops library programs (e.g., book clubs, movie nights, poetry readings, displays in honor of National Library Week, Black History Month, etc.) for campus community

◦Devises strategies to increase library usage and create an inviting library environment

◦Continually strives to provide highest level of customer service

◦Reads library literature in print and online, and attends local, regional and national library conferences and continuing education sessions to keep current in the field

◦Markets library collections and services to Campus and Centers

◦Explores local consortia opportunities for access to additional resources for students

◦Develops local library advisory committee (and holds regular meetings) consisting of faculty and Associate Deans for input into collection development, library policies and procedures, etc.

◦Participates in monthly librarian conference call and in projects for the benefit of the DeVry library system

◦Provides accurate statistics monthly

◦Supervises, hires, and evaluates performance of tutors and coordinates the peer-tutor program; assists the student finance department in managing scholarships and payments to tutors.

◦Works with the Dean to set goals for the Academic Success Center, develops expected student learning outcomes (SLOs) for the ASC and sets appropriate matrixes for measuring the SLOs.

◦Writes quarterly and annual reports detailing the challenges and accomplishments of the Center for Academic Success and provides recommendations for addressing the challenges.

◦Works with faculty and the DAA to recruit and coordinate proctors for all course examinations.

◦Assesses learning needs of individual students and develops a plan of instruction based on assessment results

◦Plans, designs, implements, tracks and evaluates the ASC and the programs provided to meet the needs of both on-site and on-line students.

◦Markets the ASC services to students on campus and online; works with the marketing department to assist with the development of marketing materials, and works with DeVry Online personnel to implement online tutoring services in the ASC, including live chat, recorded mini lectures, etc.

◦Provides academic instruction and guidance to students.

◦Provides group and individual learning activities for students in order to improve academic performance and student retention, such as supplemental instruction study sessions.

◦Analyzes student academic data for research and assessment purposes.

◦Oversees the Student Academic Success (SAS) Program for students, working in conjunction with Academic Success oversight and the Academic Success Counselors, to include the development of remediation plans, the recommendation of learning materials, and the referral of students to appropriate resource persons.

◦Supervise testing center.

◦Completes other projects and duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

◦Master of Library Services or other equivalent degree (MLS) from an ALA-accredited school required; PhD highly preferred.

◦At least five years practical relevant experience, preferably in an Academic Setting; experience must include at least two to three years of departmental/staff management experience.

◦Extensive experience in the use of online databases, the Internet, and traditional print resources required.

◦Solid computer skills in using a variety of applications, including but not limited to, Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Oracle based systems required.

◦Excellent organizational, communication and time-management skills are required.


F/T - Dir. Teaching, Research and Learning Services, U. Penn (Philadelphia)

Dir. Teaching, Research and Learning Services, U. Penn – PA

The University of Pennsylvania seeks a Director of Teaching, Research and Learning Services, reporting to the Vice Provost and Director of Libraries.


Responsible for the teaching, research and learning services of the Penn Libraries including campus wide courseware management, research and instructional services, two learning commons, ten departmental libraries and a digital media lab. Manages day-to-day operations, sets policies, coordinates services, creates long-term strategic plans, develops partnerships and, as part of the Director’s cabinet, shares responsibility for the overall operations of the Penn Libraries.

Coordinates the implementation and assessment of programs and services that enable scholarly research, support advancements in pedagogy and enhance the learning experience at Penn.

Fosters the development of new public service programs that engage the entire Penn community while recognizing and addressing the specific needs of individual schools and/or disciplines.

Oversees the management of ten departmental libraries.

Participates in the Libraries’ senior management team; is responsible for system-wide policy, planning and administration.

Collaborates with colleagues in the academic community at Penn to think creatively about the implementation of educational technology and optimize the use of courseware on campus, and develop effective programming for innovative learning spaces such as the Weigle Information Commons, the Education Commons and the Collaborative Classroom.

Leads a team of expert, innovative and service-oriented librarians in developing and delivering cutting edge services that support 24×7 library use.

Working with senior colleagues, develops programs for innovative and ergonomic renovation of library space.

Assesses and monitors the quality, effectiveness and outcomes of programs and services.

Stretches the reach of the Penn Libraries through involvement with local, regional, state and national organizations and by fostering and supporting consortial initiatives that cut across the spectrum of public services.

Assists in fundraising activities in support of the Penn Libraries.


Master of Library Science, or its equivalent in theory and practice, is required; an additional graduate degree is preferred.

A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible and productive library experience in public services.

An understanding of research universities, their organization and function and current issues in higher education.

A working familiarity with courseware systems and the evolving pedagogical landscape in higher education is highly preferred.

A record of excellent working relationships with faculty, students, library staff and administrators.

A vision for the future of university research library services.

A record of collegial leadership in initiating and implementing user-based library services and programs.

An ability to be effective in system-wide planning, oversight and administration of the Libraries while working collaboratively and effectively across divisional lines.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage staff at all levels of the organization.


Tuesday, June 25, 2013

F/T - Asst. Librarian - NY School of Interior Design (NY)

Asst. Librarian, NY School of Interior Design – NY

Reporting to the Director of the Library, the Assistant Librarian assists with the day-to day management of all library activities, including the delivery of excellent customer service, cataloging of new books, managing instruction schedules and assisting the Director with library systems. This position is located in New York City, and the application deadline is July 8, 2013.

Job Responsibilities

◦Assists with the operations of circulation and reference services, providing exceptional service to NYSID students, faculty and staff. Answers reference queries and helps patrons locate items and resources, both in the library and through online databases

◦Processes newly acquired books through purchase and gift, entering them into the acquisitions module in Aleph, and cataloging new holdings

◦Contacts faculty each semester to arrange an instruction schedule, assigns sessions to all librarians

◦Creates LibGuides and video tutorials as assigned

◦Provides instruction to classes

◦Assists in management and training of student staff and interns for new projects

◦Runs reports of circulation statistics, statuses and holding types, and reports fine revenue monthly

◦Updates the library’s WordPress website

◦Updates library social media channels

◦Updates EZproxy and provides up-to-date IP information to resource vendors

◦Manages photocopier and scanners and accompanying vendor relationship

◦Inventories and maintains technology equipment, working with IT to install upgrades and fixes

◦Other duties, projects and activities as may become necessary

Job Qualifications:

◦MLS from an ALA-accredited institution; Bachelors in fine arts/design/architecture preferred

◦1 year library experience, circulation department or reference background

◦1 year experience using library systems such as Aleph, web, WordPress, basic knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator

Job Competencies:

◦General knowledge of architecture/design research resources

◦Ability to work independently, be flexible, have high attention to detail; a pro-active problem solver

◦Must be able to multi-task and have good time management skills

◦Friendly, with strong service orientation and good people skills

◦Required to cover evenings and one weekend day during the academic school year

Interested candidates should submit their resume with salary requirements to: before July 8th. Those submissions without salary requirements will not be considered. Thank you for your interest in our openings.


Saturday, June 22, 2013

F/T - Medical Librarian, Barnabas Health (NJ)

Medical Librarian, Barnabas Health – NJ

Belleville, NJ based Barnabas Health Healthcare System is hiring a part time Librarian who will be

responsible for planning and administering the staff, budget, facilities, collection and services of the hospital’s library and information center.


Graduation from an ALA accredited library school with Master’s Degree in Library Science.

Medline training and certification by the Medical Library Assoc. preferred

Previous experience working as a Medical Librarian in a hospital setting highly preferred.

To apply: