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Friday, June 27, 2014

Industrial Relations/Labor Ec's Librarian, Princeton U (NJ)

Industrial Relations/Labor Economics Librarian, Princeton University

Position Summary
The Princeton University Library comprises a large central library and 12 specialized libraries that are heavily used by an academic community that includes 7,800 students and 1,100 faculty members. To support the diverse needs of its users, the Library holds over seven million printed volumes and provides access to many other records of human knowledge, such as databases, journals, and microdata. The Library employs more than 370 professional and support personnel, complemented by a large student workforce. Please consult the Library Web site at for more information.

The Industrial Relations/Labor Economics Librarian serves as Princeton University Library's primary subject specialist librarian to serve the library needs of the University's Industrial Relations Section. Founded in 1922, the Industrial Relations Section (which is part of the Economics Department) focuses on teaching and research in areas such as unemployment and racial discrimination, unionization, the economics of labor supply and retirement, education and school quality, the effects on minimum wages, and labor turnover and job duration. It also engages in the training of graduate students in data collection and analysis and in the supervision of Ph.D. dissertations in economics. For a fuller description of the IR Section, see:

Manage the Industrial Relations collections; provide specialized reference and research services for Industrial Relations Section faculty, students and affiliates; review published literature and databases in the field of industrial relations, labor economics, and human resources management and select materials for the library's collections in print and electronic formats, including "born digital". Oversee production of Selected References, a broadly distributed biennial bibliography focusing on contemporary labor. Supervise .5 FTE support staff. As a member of Firestone Library's Research and Instructional Services Department, actively participates in a teamwork environment to develop and efficiently implement the direct provision of instructional, research and reference services to Princeton University students and faculty. Engages in library planning, special projects, and professional activities, and represents the Library at relevant professional organizations such as the Community of Industrial Relations. Evening and weekend hours as required. The Industrial Relations/Labor Economics Librarian reports to Economics & Data Librarian.

This position is subject to the University's background check policy. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable EEO and affirmative action regulations.  

Essential Qualifications

MLS from ALA-accredited library/information science graduate program AND/OR advanced graduate degree in a quantitative social science such as economics or business program, with professional reference experience in an academic, corporate, or research library setting. Demonstrated ability and experience functioning successfully in a fast-paced environment with a strong public service orientation. Strong written and oral communication skills.  

Preferred Qualifications
Strong familiarity with the literature of the industrial relations/labor economics fields; expertise with bibliographic databases and with accessing economic, labor, and/or financial data.   


Full-Stack PHP Developer, Modern Lang Assn (NY)

Full-Stack PHP developer, The Modern Language Association – NY

The MLA is excited to announce a new developer position dedicated to its WordPress-based scholarly communication platform, MLA Commons. This fast-growing site allows MLA members—over 25,000 scholars in the fields of language and literature—to create profiles, seek feedback from peers on their work, establish and join groups to discuss common interests, and collaborate through new kinds of open-access publications.

This developer will be working within the production team to extend and maintain the open-source Commons-in-a-Box software, which is based on BuddyPress. This is an extraordinary opportunity to help shape a platform for the leading membership association in the humanities and contribute to an award-winning and active open source project.

In addition, our long-term plans include exciting and eagerly anticipated projects that will expand the scope of MLA Commons, some of which are joint ventures with other organizations. Therefore, this developer must be able to communicate and collaborate effectively with others inside and outside the MLA.

Skills & Requirements

  • At least 2 years of experience working with PHP-based application frameworks in a production environment
  • Demonstrable experience with WordPress plugin and theme development
  • Experience working with the presentation layer of a Web application in a production environment (HTML, CSS, JS)
  • Solid SQL skills for extending existing database schemas and creating custom queries
  • Experience integrating REST APIs for two-way data exchange
  • Experience working at the system level of a LAMP or LEMP server environment for basic installation and maintenance tasks
  • Familiarity with the principles of good UX design
  • Strong interpersonal skills and intellectual curiosity

Bonus Knowledge
  • Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, Azure, or other cloud platforms in a production environment
  • BuddyPress
  • Fedora digital object repository
  • Apache Solr or faceted search implementation
  • Metadata standards
To apply:

Data Librarian, Resolvit (NY)

Data Librarian, Resolvit – NY

Take your career to the next level as a Data Librarian with Resolvit. We’ve grown 51% over the last five years and have been included on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest growing companies three times. How? We hire the best in their fields – results-focused professionals with the skills to achieve project goals across multiple industries.

Put your data skill set to work by organizing existing knowledge gleaned from past, present, and future analytic projects into a single (new) repository, while also developing your skills in data science. As the Data Librarian, you will follow the Agile Scrum methodology, helping manage and curate a large and growing educational dataset, and champion the creation of a repository of past analytical projects created both internally and externally. You will also work with the data science team to execute projects, collaborate with internal clients and IT partners to create and maintain a unified repository of past and future analyses, and develop your analytical/data skills as a member of the data science department. Additionally, you will:
  • Contribute to the Agile practices of the data science team
  • Perform any other duties or tasks as assigned
What You’ll Need to be Successful:
  • More than 2 to 3 years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline, library/information science, or equivalent, relevant experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a service-based orientation
How to Apply:

Manager, Market Intelligence, ASME (NJ)

Manager, Market Intelligence, ASME – NJ

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) seeks to fill an exciting, new position with seasoned and dynamic Manager of Market Intelligence.​  This position is located in our Fairfield, New Jersey office.​
The Manager, Market Intelligence, will be a critical driver in developing new strategic Market Intelligence competency and processes at ASME.​   Working collaboratively with the Director of Market Intelligence and ASME business leaders, he/​she will be responsible for the development and communication of clear and focused market and competitive intelligence that will be used to help drive smart, market-focused and objective business decisions regarding new market opportunities, competitive threats, risks to ASME, and key technology developments.​

He/ ​she will lead on-going collection and interpretation of the relevant information from multiple sources, including, but not limited to traditional and new media, financial, market and industry reports, technical journals and internal ASME market research, sources and communities.​ He/​she will draw conclusions /​ implications from these information sources and effectively package/​communicate results to business leaders.​

In addition, the Market Intelligence Manager will be responsible for the design and development of the ASME-wide well-curated collaborative knowledge management portal and process.​ As such, the incumbent should bring a demonstrated ability to build a network of internal cross-functional relationships and leverage organizational knowledge, resources and expertise.​

The ideal candidate must have a BA or BS with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in market/​competitive research within a corporate or consulting environment, preferably working with complex or technical products and services.​  MBA or Masters in Information Sciences or Statistics preferred.​  The candidate will bring a demonstrated competency distilling down vast amounts of financial, business and technical information and data into concise summaries focused on the key implications for customers and strategy.​  He/​she must have highly developed skills in the areas of critical thinking, analysis, consulting and relationship building.​
Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.​ We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.​ Send resume, along with salary requirements to trecruitment@​asme.​org

Knowledge Mgmt Specialist (InfoCurrent) (PA)

Knowledge Management Specialist, InfoCurrent (agency) – PA

InfoCurrent/CORESTAFF is seeking a Knowledge Management Specialist for long term project in Horsham PA (suburb of Philadelphia).  This person will be responsible for the sustainability of search and taxonomy capabilities as well as maintenance of the Medical Literature Repository. 

Major Responsibilities
  • Partners with the Associate Director in ensuring the efficient and effective development, management, and maintenance of taxonomies, ontologies, dictionaries, and other semantic components being leveraged for an internal search application.
  • Conducts frequent testing of the search application and manages processes for addressing results of testing.
  • Conducts search log analysis to address issues with search experience makes enhancements to the search capability.
  • Monitors the medical literature to identify additions and modifications to the Medical Literature Repository as well as to the semantic components.
  • Conducts quality control including proofreading, editing, and duplicate detection

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of  taxonomy/ontology functionality and tools, including Protégé and SmartLogic Semaphore
  • Knowledge of search capabilities, including FAST for SharePoint 2010 or SharePoint 2013
  • Comfortable working in a highly technical environment and interacting with IT partners
  • Ability and desire to learn new applications and technologies
  • Facility with PC technologies, including Microsoft Office
  • Library, Information Science, or Computer Science background

Preferred Qualifications
  • Life Sciences or other scientific background
  • Experience with searching biomedical literature databases, e.g., OVID, PubMed
  • Experience with content management systems, including SharePoint and Documentum

InfoCurrent is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. People from racial minority groups, veterans, and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply:

Electronic Rscs Librarian, Fairleigh Dickinson U (NJ)

Electronic Resources Librarian, Fairleigh Dickinson Univ – NJ

The Electronic Resources Librarian for the FDU Online Library is responsible for researching, evaluating, recommending, and monitoring electronic resources to achieve global library capabilities, and training librarians, faculty, and staff in their use. The incumbent will coordinate the acquisition, licensing, management, and technical support of electronic information resources acquired by the FDU Libraries. These resources include, but are not limited to, databases, e-journals, e-books, and streaming media. The incumbent tracks the electronic resources budget for the FDU library system, negotiates contracts and coordinates all aspects of purchases of electronic resources for the University’s Online Library.

The incumbent serves as the sole liaison to vendors regarding electronic resource trials, acquisitions, licensing, pricing and technical issues and works with database providers, vendors, consortium partners, and other personnel to resolve problems with accessing electronic resources on either desktop or mobile devices. The Electronic Resources Librarian proactively manages technical changes to preempt resource access problems and responds to end-users’ issues with electronic resources in a timely manner.

Other responsibilities include providing accurate reports and usage statistics, training of librarians, faculty, and staff in the use of these resources, and promoting electronic resources through the FDU Library webpage and social media platforms.

This position reports to the Associate University Librarian for Technical Services. The Electronic Resources Librarian is expected to work independently, with minimal supervision. This is a University-wide position that requires communication with, and regular meetings at, the Giovatto Library, the College at Florham Library, and the Business Research Library. The incumbent will frequently be asked to participate in meetings of the 
University Library Steering Committee but is not a voting member of this committee.

Required Qualifications:

1. Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution.
2. Two years professional experience working with electronic resources acquisitions management, preferably in an academic library setting. Experience reviewing and negotiating license agreements as pertaining to electronic resources and the academic environment.
3. Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of electronic content delivery to both desktop and mobile devices. Experience with EZproxy and integrated library system (ILS) preferred. Proficiency with spreadsheet software such as Microsoft Excel also preferred.
4. Ability to work independently with strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
5. Excellent written and oral communication skills.
6. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external parties and diverse constituencies, including administration, staff, faculty, students and vendors.
7. Experience with instruction and training staff on technical topics preferred.
8. Valid driver’s license and accessibility to transportation for travel between campuses.
9. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.

To apply:

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Social Sciences Librarian, Seton Hall U. (NJ)

Social Sciences Librarian, Seton Hall Univ – NJ

The University Libraries at Seton Hall University invite applications for the position of Social Sciences Librarian to provide research and instructional services. This is a term library faculty position – renewable up to five (5) years.This position will provide the full range of liaison, collection development and instructional services for Political Science/Public Affairs, the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, and History; will participate fully in the full range of Reference responsibilities up to 10-11 hours/week, with assigned nights and weekends; participates in the Instruction Program, providing approximately 20-35 sessions per year plus tours, research consultations, etc.; assists in other areas as available/appropriate/needed; participates in some department and campus service.

Qualifications: MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited program; a demonstrated background of strong relevance to the liaison/bibliographer subject areas noted above; demonstrated working knowledge of print and electronic information resources and effective search strategies with skills in the use of presentation software and bibliographic citation software; demonstrated ability to keep abreast of emerging technology and information resources and knowledge of current and emerging trends, issues, and best practices in academic libraries; demonstrated interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, staff and the public, handling queries, suggestions and complaints; excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills and the capability to work in a collegial environment; must be able to work one night per week and weekend rotation. Special Consideration will be given to experience in the areas noted above at the college level, and/or a relevant subject masters.

To apply: send CV and letter of application, including the name, email and telephone number of three references to: Subject line: Position: Social Sciences Librarian
and addressed to:

Search Committee
Position: Social Sciences Librarian
University Libraries
Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ 07079

Application Information

Contact: Diane E. Russo
Human Resources
Seton Hall University
Phone: 973-761-9178
Online App. Form:       

P/T - Social Media Mgr, Ezra Jack Keats Fdn (NY)

Part-time Social Media Manager - Park Slope

The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is seeking a part-time Social Media Manager.

Job description:
Handle social media for a small, esteemed foundation focused on children’s literature. Create engaging content on a daily basis and communicate effectively with schools, libraries and publishers. Research, monitor and analyze online activity. Assist staff on online and off-line projects.
Skills and requirements:
• Thorough knowledge of social media
• PC expertise
• Excellent writing and communication skills
• Ability to be organized, flexible, motivated and collaborative
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Positive, friendly attitude

Hours/salary: 12 hours per week/$15 per hour to start

Send resume and cover letter to: Please include phone number.

P/T - Subsitute Librarian, Mt. Vernon Library (NY)

Mount Vernon Public Library Substitute Librarian:

The Mount Vernon Public Library is seeking substitute librarians on an on call basis for up to 17.5 hours per week.

Closing Date: Open until filled.

Pay Rate:  $23.84 per hour.

Substitute librarians are scheduled on an as-needed basis and do not have a set schedule or guaranteed number of hours.

The substitute librarian will:
Provide Reference and Readers Advisory for the Children’s and Reference Department.  
The Substitute Librarian will be on call to cover the adult computer lab, children’s computer center, and computer center.
Assist patrons with in locating materials and resources in both children’s and adult departments.
Answer and follows up basic and complex reference questions using  both electronic, print resources, the internet and databases.
Place holds on requested materials and requests interlibrary loans.
Assist patrons in using computers and other equipment including photocopying and printing.
Assist patrons with digital media including downloading audiobooks and e-books.
Helps patrons in the computer lab and computer center with Microsoft Applications including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, and Microsoft Word.  Assist patrons with the internet and online job searches.  Help patrons with email including setting up email accounts and printing email.
Qualifications and Requirements:
Able to work in a culturally diverse environment.
Able to work with both children and adults.
Graduate Degree from an American Library Association accredited library school.
New York State Librarians Certificate.
Strong customer service and communication skills.
Proficient with computer office applications and able to help patrons with them.
Proficient with automated library systems and online search tools.

To Apply:
Send resume to:
Carolyn Karwoski, Director

Or mail to:
Mount Vernon Public Public Library
28 South First Avenue
Mount Vernon, New York 10550

Mount Vernon Public Library is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and background

Catalog/Metadata Librarian, Yale U (CT)

Catalog/Metadata Librarian (Rank 1-2)
Beinecke Library, Yale University
New Haven, CT
Requisition:  25886BR<>
Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
Position Focus:
Under the general direction of the Rare Book Team Leader, the Catalog/Metadata Librarian creates, enhances, and maintains original and complex bibliographic and authority records for a wide range of special collections materials in various formats for the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Plans, directs, and reviews work of cataloging assistants and/or student assistants. Participates in Library-wide planning and committee activities, and is expected to be active professionally.
The Rare Book Team is responsible for cataloging material ranging from incunabula to twenty-first century publications. Beginning in July of 2014, the Rare Book Team will be a unit of Technical Services within the Beinecke Library.
Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  *   Master's degree from an American Library Association accredited library school.
  *   Demonstrated knowledge of current national cataloging/metadata content and structural standards. Knowledge of subject analysis and classification systems.
  *   Experience designing projects and bringing them to conclusion in a timely fashion.
  *   Demonstrated excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications; analytical ability; accuracy and attention to detail.
  *   Experience working collegially and cooperatively within and across organizations.
  *   Experience working collaboratively and independently with varied groups within a complex organization and rapidly changing, team environment.
  *   Ability to catalog rare materials using Descriptive Cataloging of Rare Materials (DCRM) standards.
  *   Ability to work with Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO).
  *   Ability to apply non-MARC metadata schema.
  *   Reading knowledge of one of more modern European languages (other than English).
  *   Demonstrated engagement with the future of bibliographic control, whether through coursework or work experience. Record of involvement or desire to engage with special collections and other cataloging communities.

*         Preferred: Experience cataloging rare materials using DCRM; NACO experience; experience applying non-MARC metadata schema.

Yale University assigns ranks to librarian positions based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments (see range assigned to this description as noted in the posting position title). Librarian ranking information can be found at:
The University and the Library
The Yale University Library, as one of the world's leading research libraries, collects, organizes, preserves, and provides access to and services for a rich and unique record of human thought and creativity. It fosters intellectual growth and supports the teaching and research missions of Yale University and scholarly communities worldwide. A distinctive strength is its rich spectrum of resources, including around 12.8 million volumes and information in all media, ranging from ancient papyri to early printed books to electronic databases. The Library is engaging in numerous projects to expand access to its physical and digital collections. Housed in eighteen buildings including the Sterling Memorial Library, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Bass Library, it employs a dynamic and diverse staff of approximately five hundred who offer innovative and flexible services to library readers.  For additional information on the Yale University Library, please visit the Library's web site at<>.

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library:
The Beinecke Library is Yale's principal repository for literary archives, early manuscripts, and rare books. One of the great collections in North America, the Beinecke collections are internationally known and heavily used by scholars from around the world. For further information about the Beinecke Library, consult the library's web site at: .

Salary and Benefits:
Minimum salary: $52,500.
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more.

How to apply:  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applications, consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be submitted by applying online at The STARS req. ID for this position is 25886BR.  Please be sure to reference #25886BR in your cover letter.

Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.


Information Specialist, Fox News (NY)

Fox News Channel – Information Specialist


FOX News Channel, a fast-paced 24-hour television news operation, is seeking an enthusiastic researcher for its New York City information center.
If your love for research is equaled only by your interest in news, we want to hear from you.
Only candidates with experience using several online databases (Lexis-Nexis, Factiva, Accurint, etc.) and the Internet for research purposes will be considered.
Qualified individuals must be able to handle multiple and varied research assignments, in fields ranging from politics to business to entertainment. This could involve confirming facts for a story, putting together a briefing book for reporters, finding contacts for guests, and many other activities related to news.
Candidates should have a nose for retrieving and analyzing information, be able to meet tight deadlines, and work well in a team atmosphere. They must be able to work in an extremely fast-paced environment and have extensive knowledge of and interest in current events.
Excellent communication skills are also required. Attention to detail is a must.
Candidates should be willing to work a steady but flexible schedule that includes weekends, evenings, and/or early mornings.
A bachelor's degree is required and an advanced degree is a plus.
Please e-mail your cover letter and resume along with SALARY REQUIREMENTS to
Fox News Channel is an equal opportunity employer.

Friday, June 20, 2014

Adjunct Reference Librarians, Rowan Univ (NJ)

Adjunct Reference Librarians, Rowan Univ – NJ

Rowan University Libraries in Glassboro is accepting applications for Adjunct Reference librarians. The talent pool will be used to fill adjunct librarian positions throughout the year as vacancies occur.  Successful candidates will provide reference services at the Campbell Library Reference desk during evening and weekend hours.

Reference services include providing excellent customer service and assistance to students and faculty members in finding library materials, using the library’s subscription resources, and citing sources. The librarians in this position will also be expected to help students use the printing system, keep the public printer stocked with paper and toner, log guests onto computers, and help users with library equipment such as microform machines, scanners, copiers, and compact shelving. In addition to assisting in-person patrons, they will answer the reference desk phone and respond to email, text or chat questions.
            • Masters degree in Library Science
            • One year of reference experience in an academic library
The application must be submitted through our online application system.
Submit cover letter and resume. Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.

(Temp) Bibliographic Assistant VI, Columbia U (NY)

Bibliographic Assistant VI (Temp), Columbia Univ – NY

The Columbia University Starr East Asian Library seeks a temporary Bibliographic Assistant VI to cover a temporary staff vacancy. The incumbent will process Korean language materials as a member of the Technical Services staff and duties include but are not limited to:

- ordering Korean language materials in all formats online, including pre-order searching, receiving and processing materials, paying invoices, checking in periodicals, and maintaining current periodicaldisplay shelves.
- performing pre-cataloging searching in OCLC and other resources as appropriate and copy-catalog using standard matching records.
- preparing periodicals and monographs for binding and rebinding.
- processing Korean added volumes, including updating both OCLC and Voyager.
- performing other duties as assigned.

***This position is temporary until May 20, 2015 with possibility of extension until the staff member returns from leave.***

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
Language test will be given if interviewed.

To apply: