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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

F/T - Fact Checker, Planned Parenthood (NY)

Fact Checker, Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Federation of America is hiring a seasoned fact checker on a full-time, temporary basis through the end of December 2015. Ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience fact checking for publication under tight deadlines. Corporate communications experience preferred. Work will be done from our office in New York, NY. Please send introductory email, resume and references to

Friday, July 24, 2015

Temporary Research Librarian, Franklin Templeton (NY)

Temporary Research Librarian

Franklin Templeton Investments is a leading global investment management organization due to the efforts of our greatest assets - our employees.  We have over 9,000 employees working in 60 offices around the world, servicing investment solutions for our clients in more than 150 countries. We believe in our corporate values of putting clients first, building relationships, achieving quality results, and working with integrity. Our people are dedicated to delivering strong results and exceptional service to clients, team members and business partners.

·       Conduct in-depth information research, ready reference and data mining for research requests, projects or initiatives, and presentations

·       Interact with library users face to face and conduct in person reference interviews. This is an interactive environment

·       Conduct searches of multiple databases, online services, print publications and Internet.  Research, analyze, filter, synthesize and format information into information deliverables for individual clients or teams

·       Deliver information services such as information packages, literature guides, alerting services and others

·       Contribute daily news articles to the library’s online delivery platform

·       Coordinate communications and requests between clients in the New York location and the library’s Data Visualization team

·       Maintain periodicals and organization of library space on a daily basis including shelving, filing and disposing of materials

·       Assist library users with Bloomberg terminal and coordinate time slots for use


·       Familiarity with Lexis Nexis, Factiva, Thomson One, FactSet, Bloomberg, and other aggregated databases

Education and Experience:

·       1 year experience in corporate setting preferred
·       Recent graduates of MLS program will be considered 

·       Masters in Library Science required

       To Apply: 

Send resume and cover letter to Dana Metcalf, HR Specialist, at 

Monday, July 20, 2015

F/T - Director of Research (CB Resourcing) (NY)

CB Resources is seeking a Director of Research to lead the North American research function for its client, a prestigious professional services firm with a global presence.
The role will involve direct management of a Research Manager and two researchers along with matrix management of a further 20 internal resources. This role reports into the Global Head of Research in London, and works closely with the U.S management team.   There is significant scope in this role to help develop the function further and play a key part in the global research and analysis agenda.
The research team plays an integral role in supporting senior Partners in positioning the firm as an industry expert and thought leader. Our client is looking for someone who can further develop the research function in this respect.
Responsibilities include:
·       Deliver and oversee high quality and highly accurate research and analysis
·       Produce high quality, thought provoking research and analysis of key sectors, issues, trends and events
·       Apply rigorous analytical approaches to produce structured outputs using secondary and primary research
·       Working with both the global head of research and the US management team to further develop processes and raise the quality of the service delivered to internal clients.
·       Mentoring local team and sharing best practice across the firm
·       Project management of ongoing research initiatives
·        Effective vendor negotiations
The successful applicant will have:
·       Highly developed research and analytical skills
·       Strong written and verbal communications skills
·       Ability to structure and present complex quantitative and qualitative information in a compelling and comprehensible manner
·       Strong proven management and people development skills
CB Resourcing operates as both an employment agency and an employment business. Applicants will need to be able to provide us with proof of their eligibility to work in the required location on request.

Please email with your CV and contact details for a confidential discussion about this position.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Library Assistant, Scholastic Library (NY)

The Scholastic Library, Library Assistant (Part-time)-H0600059

Employee Status



The Library Assistant will assist in original and copy-cataloging of materials for The Scholastic Library & Archive with flexibility to adapt cataloging standards to local corporate needs; they will also assist in data cleanup in the library catalog database, weeding the collection, monitoring requests in RefTracker, circulation, serials management, and preparing materials for archival preservation. The Library Assistant will provide assistance to library clients in person, by telephone, and through email; and they will also support the marketing of library services throughout the company.
  • Original and copy-cataloging, adding materials to the library and archive collection 60%
    • Original cataloging of Scholastic Trade, Reading Clubs, Book Fairs, Education, Teaching Resources, National Partnerships, and Library Publishing materials
    • Copy-cataloging of non-Scholastic titles for the reference library
    • Participation in SirsiDynix training sessions and webinars
    • Data cleanup and RDA conversion of bibliographic records using MARC 21 conventions
  • Weeding and archival preservation, assisting in the curation of library and archive materials 25%
    • Locating, repairing, and/or discarding materials in the library collection
    • Packing and inventorying items for offsite storage, updating item records and offsite files
    • Maintenance and organization of materials in the corporate library and archive
  • Reference and circulation, providing assistance to library clients 15%
    • Monitoring specific item and information requests in an electronic reference system
    • Fulfilling specific item requests for materials from the archive, including books, kits, games, media, ephemera, flyers, catalogs, and Scholastic classroom magazine articles
    • Locating specific information requests in electronic resources, including journal/news articles, market information, statistics, research, and Scholastic classroom magazine articles


 Required Competencies
  • Must be a MLS/MLIS/MSLIS candidate or recent graduate
  • Experience with MARC 21 and RDA conventions is essential
  • Knowledge of DACS and EAD international archival standards is essential
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Must be able to navigate electronic reference databases
  • Flexible – prepared to respond to variety of library needs
  • Energetic and mobile - able to move freely through the library & archive, push library carts, and lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Able to work consistent schedule
  • Must be punctual 
Specific Skills
  • Reference and cataloging experience in a corporate library preferred
  • Archival certificate or coursework preferred
  • Knowledge of children’s literature and overall children’s market helpful
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple projects
  • Self-motivator
  • Excellent verbal communication skills

Research Specialist (Sylvia Johnson) (NY)

Research Specialist/Capital Markets-Corporate Governance

Top NYC International Law Firm


  • Execute complex business and legal research to the Corporate, Corporate Governance, Leveraged Finance, Private Equity and Merger & Acquisition groups
  • Assist attorneys, paralegals and administrative staff with research queries
  • Locate documents and assemble compilations of publicly available disclosure by corporations
  • Provide guidance and training on specific resources, both electronic and print to both attorneys and research services members
  • Assist with preparing articles, presentations and training materials
  • Monitor legislation, current publications, and SEC filings both online and in print
  • Assist with maintaining corporate files
  • Assist with product testing
  • General administrative duties 


  • Knowledge of standard secondary research resources and corporate documents including Bloomberg, Capital IQ, Deallawyers, IntelliConnect, Lexis Securities Mosaic, Practical Law, Lexis, Westlaw and Thomson products,, as well as other Securities & Exchange Commission and EDGAR filing resources           
  • Oral & Written communication skills required to confidently deliver and explain research findings
  • 4 year college degree, excellent academic credentials, excellent research and writing skills. 
  • Master's Degree in Library/Information Science or related law firm or corporate experience.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

Contact:  Sylvia Johnson at


Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Part-Time Adult Svcs Librarian, Rose Mem'l Library (NY)

Rose Memorial Library in Stony Point, NY in Rockland County is seeking a Part-Time Adult Services Librarian.

Job Title: Part-Time Adult Services Librarian (approximately 30 hours per week)

Summary: Under the general direction of the Library Director, the Adult Services Librarian has overall responsibility for adult and young adult programming and services and provides direction in the area of children’s services. In addition to the duties outlined below, the YAS Librarian is expected to be active in regional and other professional associations, and to engage in continuing education and development activities.

Some evening hours and occasional weekend hours required.

Essential Job Functions:
 Develops, coordinates, and markets adult programs.

 Provides phone, in-person, and web-mediated reference assistance.

 Develops and implements a program of user instruction in computing skills.

 Contributes to development of policies and planning for public access computing.

 Assists with development of adult collections and collection policies.

 Assists in marketing library to adult users via newsletter and other means.

 Participates in outreach activities to community groups, e.g., seniors.

 Assists with grant writing for adult programs and services.

 Engages in liaison with LARC and RCLS groups relevant to adult services.

 Participates in developing and carrying out staff training and development, especially in technology skills.

 Coordinates and supervises adult and community restitution volunteers.

 Attends professional workshops and conferences.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

 An individual who demonstrates initiative and is a well-motivated, self-starter

 Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize projects and detail/deadline oriented.

 Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.

 Ability to communicate and follow instructions, both orally and in written form, in the English language.

 Excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.

 Knowledge and experience using an automated library system and databases.

    Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in all aspects of the job.

 Ability to develop and maintain a positive and effective working relationship with fellow employees, supervisors, vendors, and the general public.

 Adheres to departmental, personnel, and safety policies and procedures.

 Ability to operate various types of office equipment to include phone, fax, computer, calculator, copier, credit card machine, etc.

 Ability to work evenings and weekends.

 Professional appearance and attitude.

Minimum Qualifications:
 Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited college or university.

 New York State Public Librarian Certificate within 3 months of start date.

 Coursework or experience in working with adult collections and adult services.

 One year professional experience working in a public library preferred.

Rose Memorial Library is located in Stony Point, NY, a friendly suburban community in scenic Rockland County, about 30 miles north of New York City. The library is a member of the Ramapo Catskill Library System. Library website:

Please email or send letter of application and resume to:

Jennifer Brown, Library Director

Rose Memorial Library

79 East Main St.

Stony Point, NY 10980


Telephone: 845-786-2100 ext. 10

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

F/T - Librarian, Brooklyn Public Library (NY)

Librarian, Brooklyn Public Library

BPL has multiple openings for a Librarian to deliver quality library services and programs. The Librarian, under the supervision of the Neighborhood Library Supervisor, works as part of the branch team and performs basic library work for all ages with a focus on the children and young adult population.  

This position requires professional knowledge and judgment, including, but not limited to, reference and reader’s advisory services, collection development, and individual/group programming. The schedule is 35 hours per week.

To learn more about working at BPL attend its Job Fairs on July 15, 18, or 22 -

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Provides reference and reader’s advisory services for all age groups utilizing print and electronic resources
  • Develops, maintains, and promotes the collections  in the branch
  • Maintains the attractive appearance of  the branch location  through appropriate displays
  • Plans, conducts, schedules, and evaluates age-appropriate programs for  children, young adults  and adults as well as affiliated educators
  • Visits schools, neighborhood organizations, community meetings and participates in community affairs promoting Brooklyn Public Library services, collections and programs
  • Acts as an advocate for  children and young adults and their educational and social needs within the library and engages in work with schools, and other local agencies that work with this population
  • Serves on committees when necessary
  • Interprets and implements BPL policy
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school; Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate issued by the State of New York, required
  • General experience working with the public and diverse communities
  • Excellent customer relations and communication skills
  • Knowledge of children, young adult & adult literature and programming
  • Basic understanding of adolescent development and issues facing children & young adults in urban communities
  • Excitement in engaging, nurturing and mentoring children and young adults
  • Working knowledge of current and emerging library technology, service and programming trends and urban public library issues
  • Familiarity with internet, electronic databases, social media, and basic computer applications
  • All bilingual skills are  desirable, especially Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian & Spanish
  • Candidates must be flexible, able to handle multiple competing priorities and tasks, adaptable to change and able to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
This position is a union position, represented by District Council 37. The salary for this position is $44,589 and after one year of service, the salary is increased to $48,519.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to  Brooklyn Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Non-Tenure Track Librarian, Rutgers Univ (NJ)

Non-Tenure Track Librarian (Librarian of Practice IV), Paul Robeson Library, Rutgers University Libraries – NJ

A non-tenure track full-time faculty position beginning immediately and continuing on an annual basis depending on funding.  Situated at the Paul Robeson Library in Camden, NJ, and reporting to the Director, this person will be the liaison in the provision of information services, collection development services, and library instruction services for the students, faculty, and staff from the Camden City Campuses of Camden County College and Rowan University. This person will also provide general and specialized reference including some evening and weekend in all academic disciplines and instruction in the use of information resources for all patrons of the Robeson Library.  Other duties and responsibilities as appropriate.

An ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science. One year professional library experience preferred.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to work both
independently and in a collegial environment.  Experience with web based instruction.  Familiarity with Spanish preferred.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Retirement plans, health, and life insurance, prescription drug, dental and vision plans, tuition remission, and one-month vacation.


Lila Fredenburg (APP. 219), Director of Administrative Services, Rutgers University Libraries, 169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1163, email:, FAX: 732-932-7637


Part-Time/Adj Librarian, NY School for Med and Dental Assts (NY)

The New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants in Long Island City, NY is seeking a Part-Time/Adjunct Librarian.

Reporting to the Campus President, the Director manages all aspects of library services and resources in support of student learning, academic programs, and faculty teaching and research. The Director will lead the library's response to rapidly emerging technologies, implement creative solutions, and enhance the information literacy of students, faculty, and staff. The Director must be able to work effectively with faculty, administrators, and staff to develop a shared vision for the library.

The specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Directly supervises the library professional staff and other personnel specifically employed for the library operation.
  • Assumes responsibility for the selection, purchase and control of the physical equipment of the library.
  • Sets policy for library operations.
  • Oversees the acquisition, cataloging and circulation of library materials which reflect the qualities of excellence appropriate to the objectives of the college.
  • Administers all aspects of the library services, staffing and resources including budget decisions and facilities planning.
  • Assumes responsibility for the development and implementation of a bibliographic instruction program for students.
  • Prepares schedules of library hours and services

Desired Qualifications

  • Two (2) or more years of experience in library reference and collection development services in an academic library
  • Teaching Experience preferred
  • Experience in library outreach and promotion of library events and services
  • Experience working collaboratively and effectively with faculty from other disciplines
  • Master's degree in Library or Information Science (or its equivalent) from a graduate professional program accredited by the American Library Association
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies in library services
Application Information    

Dr. Marina Klebanov
Academic Affais
New York School for Medical and Dental Assistants
Email Address:

Thursday, July 9, 2015

F/T - Senior Library Associate, Circulation & Tech Services - Metropolitan Museum of Art (Manhattan)

The Senior Library Associate performs a variety of key activities in Watson Library’s team-based environment. This position catalogs and processes new library acquisitions, prepares periodicals binding shipments and participates in the management of current periodicals. This position will provide outstanding service to library patrons, increase efficiencies in library workflows through new technologies, serve as a liaison between library patrons and staff and make interlibrary loan materials and library research materials available as quickly as possible. The Senior Library Associate also trains library interns and work study students and provides service at the Watson Library’s Circulation Desk and Front Office and in Nolen Library.

See for a complete description of the position’s responsibilities and requirements and of the Museum libraries. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating how they satisfy the requirements above, a resume, and the names of three references to the following e-mail address: with “Senior Library Associate” in the subject line.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or citizenship status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

F/T - Library Media Specialist - Catholic Academy (Park Slope, Brooklyn)

Catholic Academy (PreK - 8) in Park Slope, Brooklyn seeks full time Library Media Specialist to maintain the school library and technology resources as well as teach students and collaborate with teachers on integration of library and technology skills and research lessons associated with classroom projects.
Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to

P/T - Metadata Specialist - Charlie Rose, Inc. (Manhattan)

Charlie Rose Inc is seeking metadata specialists to generate website display copy and metadata for more than 20 years of Charlie Rose episodes. The ideal candidate has an excellent command of the English language, curiosity about history and the world, and is very detail-oriented.

-Superior writing skills
-Experience working with historical archives, preferably broadcast or print news media
-Experience generating SEO and metadata
-Proficiency in content management systems and asset tracking

This is a short-term contract position expected to go into the fall, and is paid hourly. Specialists will work in Manhattan, New York City. To apply, send your resume, cover letter and references to Xarissa Holdaway at xholdaway [at] bloomberg [dot] net

P/T - Instruction Librarian - College of Staten Island (Staten Island)

 The College of Staten Island, a senior college of the City University of New York, seeks an Instruction Librarian to teach library research skills to classes during weekdays (primarily afternoon to late evening hours) for up to 15 hours per week.  Duties of the successful candidate will include:
•providing instruction for Library Workshops for ENG 111 (College Writing) and other information literacy workshops;
•providing instruction for one-shot sessions in other disciplines;
•teaching library research skills to individuals during research consultations (private sessions) and as part of reference service;
•participating in orientation tours;
•creating subject guides and online tutorials; and
•assisting with library projects, assignments, and initiatives as designated.

Required Qualifications:
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program. A second graduate degree is desired. Experience developing and delivering information literacy instruction in an academic setting. Must possess high level of comfort with information technologies, Microsoft Windows environment and productivity software.  Experience using instructional tools, such as LibGuides, in the development of online tutorials, guides, or videos.  Ability to keep abreast of trends and emerging media technology. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. A flexible schedule is desired.

The College of Staten Island (CSI) is centrally located on a 204-acre, park-like campus, the largest in New York City. CSI is one of 11 senior colleges of The City University of New York (CUNY) and the only public college on Staten Island.  The College offers over 80 undergraduate programs, 24 graduate programs and participates in a wide range of doctoral programs through the CUNY Graduate School and University Center.  CSI enrolls approximately 14,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff.  The Library's collection along with its high quality reference and instructional services offer students and faculty access to a wealth of information and resources that support the college’s curriculum. The Library is located at the center of the south academic quadrangle of the campus, at the end of the Alumni Walk.  For more information on the Department of the Library, please visit our website at:

Salary, depending on qualifications, begins at $37.77 per hour.

Starting date: August 27, 2015

Review of applications will begin on July 27, 2015.  Please email your application, including a cover letter, resume and three names of references in PDF, addressed to:

Amy F. Stempler, Coordinator of Instruction
Library, 1L-109
College of Staten Island/CUNY
2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10314


Tuesday, July 7, 2015

P/T - Music Cataloger, College of NJ (NJ)

Music Cataloger/Repository Librarian, College of New Jersey – NJ

The College of New Jersey Library is seeking a part-time Music Cataloger/Repository Librarian.

Perform copy and original cataloging of the Library’s music materials including music scores and sound recordings using RDA, MARC, LCSH on OCLC and Voyager systems; perform authority work for music materials; participate in maintenance of the Library’s online catalog; perform other duties as assigned.

Work closely with the Library’s institutional repository (IR) team in managing the Library’s new digital institutional repository; help to develop, implement, and maintain workflows, including policies and procedures for metadata creation and copyright management, to facilitate communication with faculty and students about submissions, and to provide oversight of library staff and students working on IR implementation and maintenance.
MLS from an ALA accredited institution (or its equivalent) required; degree in music or musicology highly desirable; knowledge of RDA, AACR2, MARC, LCSH, OCLC and authority control for music materials desirable; experience and knowledge of library automated systems (preferably Voyager) desirable; knowledge and experience in library digital repositories and non-MARC metadata standards desirable.

Availability/Work hours:

Position is a 10-month annually renewable position, available in September, 2015
13 hours/week with somewhat flexible schedule.
$17,331–$19,063 (10 month)

To apply: Send resume and cover letter by July 31, 2015 to: Cathy Weng, Head of Cataloging, The College of New Jersey Library via email at: