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Sunday, July 26, 2009

Consultant- Research Assistant Consultant

Research Assistant up to $ 30.00 per hour
Degreed with a minimum 5 years experience working within a strong quantitative background.
Candidates MUST have experience using SDC/VentureXpert. The right candidate will have an excellent understanding of how data is created, assembled and modified. Detailed with a strong analytical background that will be used in comparing data stored in different databases.
Flexibility to work 12pm-8pm or 1pm - 9pm.
Candidate will be communicating numbers side of the research piece as well as the text. Understand and explain how the data is created / assembled / modified in each database. Research databases to reconcile and determine similar databases and data. Rearrange downloaded data using Factset formulas.

Resumes should be sent to the head of our division, Ronni Lester. Her e-mail address is

This posting was provided by the staffing firm:
Elizabeth Farrell Plaia
Solomon Page Group, LLC
260 Madison Ave. 3rd fl. New York, NY 10016
P: (212) 824-1560 F: (212) 824-1561

F/T - Librarian Technician - EPA/GRB Environmental Services, Inc.

Librarian Technician – Records Management

This is a position with GRB Environmental Services, Inc., a private company contracted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to operate the EPA Region 2 Superfund Records Center in New York, NY.

GRB Environmental Services has an immediate opening for Librarian Technician at its Manhattan, EPA Region 2 project site.

The Librarian Technician shall be responsible for maintenance of files, assisting individuals in locating and obtaining materials, responding to requests for information from or about record holdings, and maintaining and updating databases/inventories of documents.
The Librarian Technicians will provide technical support in the following functions:

• Maintenance and Operation of File Rooms
• Management of Documents/Records/Compilation of site files and Administrative Records
• Superfund Database Management System Support
• Assisting EPA in responding to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests
• Maintenance of Dockets/Documents
• Providing Records Disposition
• Labor for Miscellaneous Tasks

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The Librarian Technician shall have a MINIMUM OF TWO YEARS of demonstrated relevant experience in the support of records management or library holding projects of a similar scope and complexity.
The Librarian Technician shall have a BACHELORS DEGREE IN LIBRARY SCIENCE or related field or a combination of a bachelor’s degree with 3 years of relevant work experience.

Annual Salary: $50,000.00
Full Benefits: Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Vacation, Holidays, Sick Time, 401-K

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Saturday, July 25, 2009

F/T - Grants/Records Assistant - Carnegie Corp

Carnegie Corporation of New York was created by Andrew Carnegie in 1911 to promote “the advancement and diffusion of knowledge and understanding”. For over 95 years the Corporation has carried out Carnegie’s vision of philanthropy by building on his two major concerns; international peace and advancing education and knowledge.

The Corporation seeks to hire a Grants/Records Assistant who will provide support to the operations of the Resources Center and the Corporate Secretary’s Office.

Major responsibilities:
• Log in, sort, and distribute grant related mail and periodicals.
• Photocopy and distribute all correspondence.
• Mark, file, maintain, and retrieve grant-related materials.
• Process closed out grants and declined proposals.
• Enter grant-related data into applicable databases.
• Oversee all activities related to board meetings logistics including but not limited to agenda book mailing, car and hotel reservations, board-meeting mailings, and update board meeting prep schedule.
• Assist in conducting new employee orientation for the department.
• Perform as other duties as assigned.

1 to 3 years related experience; organized, accurate and flexible with very good customer service skills. Computer literate, library or records management experience preferred.

Candidates should submit a cover letter describing their interest in the position and a resume no later than August 12, 2009. Send or email information to:
Human Resources Offices
Carnegie Corporation of New York
437 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022

Carnegie Corporation of New York is an equal opportunity employer.

Originally posted on

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

F/T - Library Assistant - Touro College, Brooklyn

Those with a MLS need not apply.
Job Opening at Touro (Ave. J, Brooklyn) - Library Assistant (FT)

Immediate Opening for a Library Assistant (Full-Time)

Responsibilities: Provide assistance in the use of library resources and services for the faculty and students of Touro College . Assist in daily operations, including circulation and serials control.

Qualifications: A bachelor's degree. Computer literacy a must. Those with a MLS need not apply. Previous library experience a plus.

Hours: Monday to Thursday, 9:00 - 5:30; Fridays 9:00-2:00.

For immediate consideration, contact:

Edlira Agalliu, Chief Librarian
Midwood Library
1602 Avenue J
Brooklyn , NY.11230

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

F/T - Library Associate - Metropolitan Museum


POSITION TITLE: Library Associate

DEPARTMENT: Thomas J. Watson Library

REPORTS TO: Assistant Manager for Interlibrary Services



The Library Associate will perform a variety of key activities in Watson Library's team-based environment. As a member of the Interlibrary Loan, Ordering, and Reference Teams, for example, the incumbent will work to process material with the greatest efficiency and to provide outstanding service. He/she will also assist in the library office, and will have the opportunity to serve on other teams.


* Assists in providing interlibrary-loan services

* Provides reference service as part of the Reference Team

* Orders and processes research material, including new periodicals

* Helps staff the library office; includes receiving visitors for the Chief Librarian (staff, trustees, vendors, etc.), providing telephone coverage, etc.

* Other related duties


Experience and Skills:

* Library experience required

* Ability to do detailed work accurately, to work effectively as part of a team, and to respond flexibly and creatively to a changing environment required

* Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing required

Knowledge and Education:

* B.A. required

* Knowledge of PCs and Windows and ability to work in a networked environment required

* Knowledge of at least one foreign language preferred

* Experience using an integrated library automation system preferred

Respondents should send a cover letter AND a resume to the following e-mail address: . NO TELEPHONE CALLS, PLEASE.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or domestic partner status, genetic information, genetic predisposition of carrier status, gender identity, HIV status, military status and any other category protected by law 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

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

Monday, July 20, 2009

TEMP - Achives Assistants - Guggenheim Museum


The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is seeking two temporary Archives Assistants. As members of the Library and Archives Department, these NHPRC grant-funded 18 month positions will be part of a project team responsible for arrangement and description of the Hilla Rebay records, James Johnson Sweeney records and Exhibition records within the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Archives collection. The Archives Assistants will also play integral roles in digitization of select record series within these and the Reel to Reel collection. The Archives Assistants positions will be located at our Brooklyn Army Terminal location and report to the Manager of Library and Archives.

Founded in 1937, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is dedicated to promoting the understanding and appreciation of art, architecture, and other manifestations of visual culture, primarily of the modern and contemporary periods. The Guggenheim realizes this mission through exceptional exhibitions, education programs, research initiatives, and publications. The Guggenheim strives to engage and educate an increasingly diverse international audience through its unique network of museums and partnerships. With nearly three million annual visitors worldwide, the Guggenheim and its network is one of the most visited cultural institutions in the world.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

There are no direct reports associated with these positions.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Arrange and describe Hilla Rebay records, James Johnson Sweeney records and Exhibition records.
    • Work with Processing Archivist to prepare descriptive inventory (historical note, scope and content note, series descriptions, box/folder listing) using word processing software and EAD (Encoded Archival Description).
    • Identify records requiring basic preservation measures. Work with museum staff to develop and enact conservation plans.
    • Digitize historic records according to established procedures.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

    • ALA-accredited MLS with an archival specialization.
    • Previous experience processing archives collections.
    • Knowledge of archives terminology and standards including DA:SC. EAD knowledge a plus.
    • Knowledge of 20th century art.
    • Excellent oral and written communication, organizational, interpersonal, planning, analytical, and conceptual skills
    • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
    • Ability to lift boxes weighing up to 40 pounds

Qualified applicants please send your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, to These are funded positions so salary has already been established. Indicate the job title “Archives Assistant” in the subject line. Only those applicants who meet our requirements for this position will be contacted.

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

TEMP P/T - Cataloger - NYU

There are 2 temporary part-time cataloging positions available at NYU Libraries.

Originally posted on a library school listserv
Adjunct Faculty Monographs Cataloger
Technical Services Division
New York University

: Part-time, 21 hours per week; appointment is for one semester, with re-appointment each semester for the duration of the project

The Adjunct Faculty Monographs Cataloger will participate in an ongoing project to transfer print monographs, including multi-volume sets and analytics, from Elmer Holmes Bobst Library to NYU’s Offsite facility. Reporting to the Head of Copy Cataloging, the Monographs Cataloger will be expected to process materials for Offsite, performing complex catalog maintenance and retrospective conversion as necessary, while meeting benchmark production quotas.

Required Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited graduate program. Familiarity with integrated library systems and OCLC. Experience cataloging in an academic or research library. Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging standards, practices and products, including LC classification, LCSH, MARC formats, AACR2R, LCRI’s. Bibliographic knowledge of at least two European languages; ability to problem-solve and work independently. Applicants should submit a resume to Susan Hayes at Resumes will be considered until the position is filled.
NYU is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

Adjunct Faculty Serials Cataloger
Technical Services Division
New York University

Status: Part-time, 21 hours per week; appointment is for one semester, with re-appointment each semester for the duration of the project

The Adjunct Faculty Serials Cataloger will participate in an ongoing project to transfer print serials, including analytics, from Elmer Holmes Bobst Library to NYU’s Offsite facility. Reporting to the Head of Acquisitions, the Serials Cataloger will be expected to process materials for Offsite, performing complex catalog maintenance and retrospective conversion as necessary, while meeting benchmark production quotas.

Required Qualifications: MLS from an ALA accredited graduate program. Familiarity with integrated library systems and OCLC. Experience cataloging in an academic or research library. Demonstrated knowledge of cataloging standards, practices and products, including LC classification, LCSH, MARC formats, AACR2R, LCRI’s. Bibliographic knowledge of at least two European languages; ability to problem-solve and work independently. Applicants should submit a resume to Nina Servizzi at Resumes will be considered until the position is filled.
NYU is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.

Elizabeth Lilker
New York University Libraries
Technical Services
20 Cooper Square
3rd floor
New York, NY 10003-7112
(212) 998-2489

Originally posted on a library school listserv

F/T - Web Services Designer/Mgr - NYU Health Sciences Libraries

Web Services Designer/Manager

The NYU Health Sciences Libraries invite applicants for the position of Web Services Designer/Manager. The Web Services Designer/Manager will provide services to the faculty, students and staff of the NYU School of Medicine and Langone Medical Center (NYULMC), College of Dentistry and Nursing, Bellevue Hospital, and the Hospital for Joint Diseases as well as the library’s three consumer health branches. NYULMC is located in mid-Manhattan and is affiliated with Bellevue Hospital and the Manhattan VA Hospital.

Working closely with library staff, the Web Services Designer/Manager will assist in coordinating the design, creation, and maintenance of the libraries’ Web sites and support development of unique Web-based tools and resources tailored to meet the teaching, learning, and research needs of the libraries’ users and staff.


  • Assist in the design, development, and maintenance of library Web sites and projects
  • Work closely and collaboratively with the Web Services Librarian and library staff in developing creative Web-based tools and resources
  • Develop an understanding of library online systems to ensure close integration
  • Assist in efforts to evaluate utility and efficiency of Web-based services and resources using log analysis and other tools
  • Facilitate communication and coordination among team members, branch libraries, content developers, and instruction/outreach services
  • Participate on teams and institution-wide committees as needed
  • Provide staff training and ongoing technical support
  • Teach classes in computers skills to staff, students, and faculty
  • Other related duties as assigned


The ideal candidate will possess: 2-3 years’ experience building and maintaining high-quality Web sites. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Demonstrable skill: XHTML/XML, CSS

Desired: Drupal, PHP, MySQL, library experience, proofreading/copyediting experience

A plus: Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Ajax/JavaScript, visual design experience

This is a full-time position reporting to the Web Services Librarian. Salary will begin at $50,000 and is negotiable depending upon experience. Screening will begin upon receipt of the application and the position will remain open until filled.

Submit a letter of application and CV, including a portfolio of URLs for recent Web sites, describing the candidate’s role in their creation. (Candidates with visual design experience are also invited to include examples of that work.)

How to apply:
Applicants should send a resume and letter of application to:
Ms. Terry Serra
NYU Health Sciences Libraries
NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Fax: (212) 263-6534

You can read more about it on our (newly launched Drupal) Web site:

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

F/T - Reference Librarian - CUNY Mina Rees Library

Graduate School & University Center, City University of New York

Reference Librarian (Faculty Position/Instructor or Assistant Professor)

The Mina Rees Library is seeking a creative and self-motivated Reference Librarian to advance reference and other library services. Under the supervision of the Associate Librarian for Reference and Access Services and working in a highly collegial environment, this person will:

* Provide in-person and online reference service, including occasional evening and weekend hours.
* Develop research-related assessment tools, implement assessment programs, and provide analysis of library services and student learning.
* Consult individually with students and faculty on research projects, methods, and best practices; work closely with academic department representatives providing instruction and information about library resources.
* Develop and offer workshops, tutorials, and course-specific instruction; collaborate with faculty in course construction; develop online and classroom instruction tools; collaborate with peers in university-wide information literacy initiatives.
* Participate in collection development, including print and online resources; develop and maintain subject and policy guides.
* Represent the Graduate Center library in library, college and university venues.


Required: MLS from an ALA-accredited program; strong public-service ethic; ability to work effectively with graduate students and faculty; two or more years of post-MLS experience in an academic or research library providing reference service, instruction, web development, academic assessment, project design and management. For appointment at Assistant Professor rank, an additional subject master's degree is required.
Preferred: Familiarity with web development software, bibliographic citation software, expertise in a range of academic resources.

This is a 12-month, tenure-track position. A record of scholarly achievement and service must be demonstrated for tenure and promotion.

Closing Date: Open until filled with review of resumes to begin 08/10/09

Salary Range: Instructor: $55,704 - $61,514; Assistant Professor: $63,064 - $71,974

Closing Date: Open until filled with review of resumes to begin 08/10/09

Send cover letter, cv, names and contact information of 3 professional references by the above closing date to:

Attn: Reference Librarian Position
Julie Cunningham, Chief Librarian
Mina Rees Library
Graduate School & University Center
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY
Fax: 212-817-1647

Library website: <>

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/IRCA/Americans with Disabilities Act <> Employer.

Originally posed on library school listserv

F/T - Instructional Design Librarian -CUNY College of Staten Island

Instructional Design Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor)
CUNY College of Staten Island, Department of the Library
FLSA Status Exempt

Instructor: $47,832 - $57,482

Assistant Professor: $55,938 - $71,974

Commensurate with experience


Notice Number FY16360

Closing Date August 6, 2009

As a member of the Library’s Technology Team and Instruction Services, responsibilities include developing web-based resources that support and promote academic programs and services (i.e. curricular materials, informational materials, guides, tutorials, workshops), supporting the Library’s programs for information literacy and research by developing web-based instructional materials; coordinating and promoting the use of course management systems (Blackboard); and participating in the activities of the Center for Excellence in Learning Technology (CELT) that supports faculty courses and programs. The position reports to the Chief Librarian.

An MLS from an ALA-accredited library school is required for the position of Instructor; MLS and an additional graduate degree are required for Assistant Professor rank. Instructional design abilities also required. The successful candidate will have a working knowledge of instructional technologies; skilled in web development, courseware management tools and their application to academic instruction; a commitment to innovative and effective user-centered services; knowledge of current trends in scholarly communication and information technologies; ability to work effectively on shared projects and on department and college committees; show evidence of productive teamwork, creativity, initiative, and flexibility; and the ability to meet the publication requirements for tenure and promotion. Experience in an academic library is strongly preferred. The successful candidate must have effective interpersonal oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to provide quality reference service utilizing a variety of print and electronic research resources is necessary. The Search Committee is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

To Apply
Send cover letter, resume and teh names, addresses and telephone numbers of three refernces to:

Chair, Search Committee
Department of the Library, 1L-109
College of Staten Island
2800 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island NY 10314
Fax: 718.982.4002

Originally posted on the CUNY career site

F/T - Director of Strategy - NYPL

Type: Full time
Language(s): English
Job posted on: July 8, 2009
Sector: Nonprofit
Last day to apply: September 6, 2009
Last updated: July 9, 2009

The Director is responsible for centrally coordinating metrics and information on users – both qualitative and quantitative, as well as gathering and evaluating trends and new ideas from within and outside the Library. The Director will be responsible for:

• Initiating a comprehensive strategic planning process and managing strategy review
• Leading implementation process and integration of metrics into operations and culture
• Managing development of future growth in metrics collection
• Leading development of internal target-setting
• Gathering ideas from external users and analyzing trends, challenges and opportunities to feed into organizational thinking
• Gathering and highlighting ideas from staff and creating a forum for sharing and spreading innovation
• Integrating findings and analysis from all sources above into the ongoing work of the organization
• Defining/recommending emerging strategic priorities to Senior Management on an ongoing basis
• Building relationships with peer organizations

Additional Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree, Masters degree preferred
• Demonstrated strong performance in relevant roles, with increasing levels of responsibility and independence
• Distinctive quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills and research experience
• Successfully demonstrated project management skills, including managing large, cross functional, highly visible projects
• Successfully demonstrated leadership skills, including experience supervising staff and leading and persuading groups of people from varying levels within the organization
• Successfully demonstrated problem solving skills
• Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability collaborate with staff at all levels of the organization
• Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment and to tolerate ambiguity

To Apply
To apply, please follow the link below:

The New York Public Library is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Originally posted on Indeed

TEMP - Archival Assistant - International Center for Transitional Justice

The International Center for Transitional Justice is looking for temporary assistance with the processing of the NYC office archives. The archives are approximately 90% printed material. For more information on the ICTJ, please visit The assistant will create finding aids at the box level, and also assist in packing and preparing materials for transfer to Duke University's Archive for Human Rights.

The assistant will need to work 40 hours for the duration of two weeks (Monday through Friday, daily hours flexible). These weeks may not be consecutive (exact dates to be determined, but will commence no earlier than the last week of July), so it is important for the assistant to have a flexible schedule. The assistant will work under the supervision of the ICTJ's archival consultant.

Qualifications: graduate-level coursework in archives/archives management. Basic experience with or knowledge of creating finding aids.

Salary: $10/hour

PLEASE NOTE: this is not an internship. This is a temporary position for the duration of specific project.

Please send resumes and cover letters to by July 22.


Originally posted on a library school listserv.

F/T - Reference Associate - Frick Art Reference Library

Reference Associate, Frick Art Reference Library

The Frick Collection is an art museum consisting of more than 1,100 works of art from the thirteenth to the nineteenth century, displayed in the intimate surroundings of the former home of Henry Clay Frick. The residence, with its furnishings and works of art, has been open to the public since 1935. The Frick Art Reference Library is an internationally-recognized research library that serves as one of the world’s most complete resources for the study of Western art. Founded in 1920, the Library today holds of more than one million study photographs, 285,000 books, 80,000 auction catalogs, and 2,250 periodical titles. It is open to interested individuals from all over the world.

Summary and Responsibilities
Assists the Public Services Librarians in management and maintenance of Reading Room facilities and services.; Provides on site and remote (telephone, e-mail, letter, and fax) reference services to the public.; Provides orientations for researchers in the use of the Library.; Uses online circulation and paging system (Innovative Millennium).; Handles departmental scheduling.; Prepares statistical reports.; 35-hour week, up to two Saturdays (September-May) monthly Reading Room duty required. Reports to the Chief of Public Services.

Preference will be given to those recently enrolled in an information or library science program.; B.A., including courses in the history of Western European and American painting and sculpture; reading knowledge of German, French, or another Romance language desirable; strong commitment to public service; ability to communicate clearly and concisely; excellent writing and computer skills; good organizational skills; working knowledge of research methods in the humanities, especially in the field of art, using a full range of text and electronic resources; knowledge of MS-Word, Excel, Outlook, FileMaker, and

Benefits in Employment with The Frick Collection
Full-time employees are eligible to participate in group life, health, and dental insurance plans.; Employees contribute to the cost of their health insurance based on income level and the type of coverage they select.; Other benefits include Short and Long Term Disability insurance, employee contributed tax deferred annuity, flexible spending plans for health, dependent care and commuting costs, generous pension plan with participation after one year of service/vesting after five years of service, 13 paid holidays, and accrual of 12 vacation days the first year of employment (25 days subsequent years).; All employees of the Frick Collection may access free or discounted admission to most of New York’s finest museums. Additionally, to help ensure the employment experience is enjoyable we provide employees and volunteers with an extremely affordable lunch in our employee dining room and a discount on Museum Shop purchases.; The Frick Collection offers a beautiful and pleasant work setting and an excellent opportunity to appreciate some of the world’s finest works of art.

To apply
Please send, fax, or email resume with salary requirements/history to:

Chief of Public Services
Frick Art Reference Library
The Frick Collection
1 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021

Fax: 212-879-2091


Inquiries without salary requirements will not be considered

No phone calls please.

The Frick Collection is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Collection does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other factor prohibited by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels. This description shall not be construed as a contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

TEMP (3yrs) - Web Collection Curator - Columbia

Web Collection Curator
Columbia University Libraries
(3 year temporary position)

Columbia University Libraries is seeking applications for the position of
Web Collection Curator. This is a temporary grant-funded position ending
**July 1, 2012** with possibility of extension.*

Reporting to the Director of Original and Special Materials and directed
by a multi-divisional Working Group, this new position will play a leading
role in creating a new infrastructure for web content collection in the
Libraries. Columbia has received a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon
Foundation, to develop and implement procedures and best practices for the
acquisition, description and preservation of web content, initially in the
field of human rights. Columbia University's Center for Human Rights
and Research holds the print archives of major human rights
such as Amnesty International USA and Human Rights Watch.

The incumbent will work closely a second web collection curator,
selectors, archivists, digital projects staff, senior managers, scholars
and individuals in human rights organizations around the world to build a
"Human Rights Electronic Reference Collection." Major activities will
include securing archiving permissions from human rights organizations,
analyzing, harvesting, and cataloging web content, and integrating web
materials with the Libraries print, electronic and archival collections.
The incumbent will play an active role in ensuring that the procedures
developed are sustainable and transferable to other disciplines and

The successful candidate will have a combination of relevant skills and
experience, such as:

· Accredited MLS and significant archival experience or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.

· Familiarity with cataloging and archival practices, including
EAD. Experience in creating finding aids.

· Familiarity with web harvesting techniques and major
bibliographic databases.

· Demonstrated awareness of relevant new and emerging standards
and technologies in library collection development, description and

· Excellent communication skills, creativity and the demonstrated
ability to work effectively in a collaborative and complex environment

One of the world's leading research universities, Columbia provides
outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a unique intellectual
community. Set in the Morningside Heights academic village, Columbia also
presents the unmatched dynamism, diversity and cultural richness of New
York City
. The University Libraries, grounded in collections of remarkable
depth and breadth, are also building extensive electronic resources and
services. The Libraries at Columbia are committed to collegiality,
professionalism, innovation and leadership.

The salary for this position is dependent on experience. We offer
excellent benefits including 100% Columbia tuition exemption for self and
family and assistance with University housing. Columbia will also pay 50%
tuition for your dependent child who is a candidate for an undergraduate
degree at another accredited college or university.

To apply for this position please visit the following link:

Include names, addresses and phone numbers of three references.
Applications will be accepted immediately and until the position is
filled; however, applications submitted before August 11, 2009 will
receive priority consideration.

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

F/T - Research Chief - Every Day With Rachael Ray

Research Chief, Every Day With Rachael Ray
Tracking Code
Job Description

The Research Chief is responsible for the factual accuracy of all magazine content and the day-to-day operation of the research department, including managing one full-time researcher and various freelancers. The Research Chief reports to the Managing Editor.


* Quick, thorough and accurate fact-checking of all magazine content
* Working directly with editors to provide clear and creative solutions for any factual inaccuracies
* Maintaining and updating a list of acceptable sources and guidelines for submitting backup and distributing to editors
* Supervising and delegating to staff and freelance researchers
* Developing a reference library
* Conducting background research as directed by editors

Required Skills

* Bachelor's degree and minimum of 3 years magazine research experience required. Experience with food/recipe and lifestyle/travel content preferred.
* Thorough knowledge of magazine fact-checking procedures and acceptable sources and familiarity with a variety of research techniques, including online databases.
* Proficiency with InCopy/InDesign with K4.
* Excellent reporting skills and pleasant phone manner necessary. Must have ability to use “gracious persistence” when dealing with sources and editors.
* Unwavering attention to detail and accuracy and ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks within a deadline-driven environment.

Job Location
New York, NY, US.
Position Type

apply online at

F/T - Publishing System Specialis -a Not-for-profit

Publishing System Specialist - New York City (Referrals Welcome)

Our Client : This Association was founded in 1880 as a not-for-profit
professional organization promoting the art, science and practice of
mechanical and multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences. This
association develops codes and standards that enhances public safety, and
provides lifelong learning and technical exchange opportunities benefiting
the global engineering and technology community. There are more than
127,000 members worldwide.

The Position : The Publishing System Specialist is primarily responsible
for maintaining various key components within the XML publishing
environment. This entails installing, and maintaining Arbortext document
types DTDs (Document Type Definition), Stylesheet files (.STYLE Files, XSLT)
and configuration files; developing a clear methodology for creation and
maintenance of Stylesheets and DTDs; updating and managing the Document
Model Report
; supporting any custom applications created as part of the
Arbortext Product Series; maintaining all customizations to the Arbortext
Product Suite (Editor, Link Manager, CMS, Publishing Engine) to improve
authoring productivity. Developing and/or maintaining administrative and/or
user documentation.

Requirements : The degree in Computer Science and a minimum of 3 years
experience working in an XML/CMS publishing environment in a development
position, or 7 years experience working in an XML/CMS publishing environment
in a development position. Strong working knowledge of content management
essential. Troubleshoot a wide variety of data and document management
problems. Requirements include a thorough understanding of XML and XML
concepts and syntax; understanding of DTD syntax; understanding of Content
Management Systems
; knowledge of web services; understanding of Databases
(specifically SQL or equivalent); understanding the basics of XSL (XSLT and
XSLFO); understanding of Java. Excellent communication (both written and
verbal), and analytical skills. The following would be very helpful -
understanding of Arbortext Command Language (ACL) and/or Perl; programming
knowledge; thorough knowledge and understanding of the overall new XML based
publishing system (ExStyles, MathType, Arbortext Editor, Link Manager,
Arbortext Content Management System, Arbortext Publishing Engine) - touch
points between modules; thorough knowledge of Microsoft operating systems
and general knowledge of computer hardware.

Equal Opportunity Employer.
Job Code - IS-01 (Resumes & Cover Letter in Word preferred)

For further details on this job, to send your resume, or to make a referral:

Contact: Sarah Warner
212 /869-3348
Superior Staffing for Librarians and
Other Information Professionals
25 W 43rd Street, NY NY 10036

Friday, July 17, 2009

F/T - Director of WCS Conservation Resource Library, Bronx

Director of WCS Conservation Resource Library

The Wildlife Conservation Society seeks a Director of the Conservation Resources Library to manage the current library services and archives and to re-design the WCS library and related information resource services to better serve the Society.

The Wildlife Conservation Society, founded in 1895, comprises several global departments and four city zoos and aquarium, and the research and archival needs of staff and partners span this institutional breadth and history.

Some responsibilities in this role include assessing existing library/archives service models and develop and implement projects to facilitate the transition to next-generation discovery, access, and resource management technologies relevant to WCS operations. The qualified candidate will also identify strategies to improve the use of information technologies as related to research and the capturing and sharing of institutional knowledge and ensure accessibility across the entire institution, including improving web access to library resources and enhanced access to original materials.

The successful candidate will have experience with the following: a MLS/MLIS from ALA-accredited program and a minimum 5 years experience in a research environment. Grant writing experience. Proven leadership skills in relevant project management. Ability to collaborate effectively within a complex, global organization. Working knowledge of technological needs for updating WCS intranet, and of Ezproxy or similar remote authentication program.

Send resume /cover letter/salary requirement to:
Wildlife Conservation Society
Human Resources Dept. Code: LIBRARYDIR
2300 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10460
e-mail to Type code in subject

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Sunday, July 12, 2009

F/T - records Mgmt Assoc - Moody's

Records Management Associate

In this position, you will play an integral role in supporting several Records Managers initiates. You will be responsible for supporting an established workflow processes in the collection, processing, distribution, maintenance and disposition of documents. You will be required to identify specific document types and properly prepare, scan, quality control scan and upload document into the Moody's Document Management System.

You will assist the Records Manager in the implementation of a Records Management and Retention Program by working with business line contacts to promote and monitor the proper transfer of documents from the analysts to the Information Center . You will review entries into the Records Management System, checking for accuracy, timing entry of data and the proper assignment of association and of retention periods for all records. You will need to be familiar with all tracing systems in order to properly research and retrieve documents for analysts and projects. You will also work with the manager and the project mangers in monitoring delinquency reports to monitor compliance by identifying analysts who have not submitted records to the Information Center . You will be required to provide detailed analytical reports to the Records Manger on a weekly basis describing documents prepared, scanned, quality verification, uploaded, retrieved and returned.


College degree or relevant experience. Candidate with Records Management degree or certification quality preferred. Candidate should have experience working in the Corporate or Legal Records Management program utilizing internal and external databases or a Records Management software solution (Stellent, FileSurf, Lotus Notes, Excel, nRDE, DPCData and Bloomberg); good verbal and written skills and a willingness to learn; must be able to work independently and as a group to meet all deadlines. Candidate must be able to pay attention to detail, demonstrate initiative and problem solving skills required; Candidate must be able to work flexible schedule when needed (overtime during the evenings and weekends) Candidate must be able to lift boxes.

Please apply directly to:

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

Monday, July 6, 2009

F/T - Librarian - Jewish Theological Seminary


Jewish Theological Seminary
Type of Library

Special – All Others
Job Description

The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary seeks a resourceful and
dynamic librarian, who possesses a strong adherence to detail and
creative solutions, to manage systems and digitization for the
collection. This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of
Library Services. The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary
holds the foremost collection of Judaica and Hebraica in the Western
Hemisphere. With a collection of 400,000 volumes including 11,000
Hebrew manuscript codices, more than 25,000 rare books, 35,000 Geniza
fragments, 6,000 broadsides, prints, approximately 10,000 lineal feet
of archival documents, other ephemeral materials and ever growing
digital collections. The Library serves the students and faculty of
the institution in addition to the international community of scholars
in Jewish studies and related areas. Please visit our web site at

Summary description of position: Working with ExLibirs products (ALEPH
and DigiTool) to resolve problems, answer questions and communicate
solutions. Implementation of new features and applications to support
library services; perform system analysis and application development
to facilitate the use of technology in the library; manages the
Integrated Library System and digital assets management system in line
with the priorities set by the Library management. This position
plans, develops and implements improvements to, or expansions of the
ILS, digital assets management system and its related applications in
order to support library users and staff. Specific duties and
responsibilities: Responsible for daily management of the Library's
ExLibris/ALEPH500 and DigiTool systems including routine maintenance,
troubleshooting, table-maintenance, special database management
projects, conversion and upgrades of system. Implement activities
related to digital capture of library materials, workflow, quality
control, managing digital collections and developing standards for
digital projects. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Experience

An innovative, highly motivated, energetic and forward-thinking
librarian with demonstrated experience is supporting integrated
library systems and digital assets management systems preferably in an
academic setting and utilizing the ExLibris/ALEPH500 and DigiTool. The
successful candidate must have the ability to take initiative and to
be self directed and motivated with excellent oral and written
communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work with various
stakeholders and in team environments. Candidate must be able to
demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills, their ability to
implement and successfully complete projects adhering to deadlines,
with an aptitude for complex and detailed work. Preferred familiarity
with, knowledge of library preservation issues and experience handing
rare and fragile materials. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
products, Oxygen and Photoshop. Education Requirements

ALA accredited MLS/MLIS or equivalent library systems
experience. Knowledge of UNIX. LINUX, XHTML, CSS, _javascript_,
XML/XSLT, SQL and a working knowledge of Web 2.0
technologies. Experience with web design and usability, metadata and
information architecture, library standards (MARC21, Dublin Core, EAD)
and best practices in digital imaging. Knowledge of Hebrew preferred,
working knowledge of European languages is desired. Send cover
letter, resume and three references to


Job Type


Commensurate with experience.


Jewish Theological Seminary
3080 Broadway
New York, NY 10027 US
Phone: (212) 678-8014
Fax: (212)678-8833
Email: hrdept@jtsa.eduLibrary Information

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

TEMP - Library Assistant - MoMA

Library Assistant (Temporary Part-Time) | MoMA Library

A temporary part-time Library Assistant is needed to assist with Arcade,
the catalog for the members of the New York Art Resources Consortium: This database unites the collections of the
Frick Art Reference Library and the libraries of the Brooklyn Museum and
The Museum of Modern Art. Implementation of Arcade has been made
possible by grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The expedition
of resource sharing is a stated objective of NYARC, and this part-time,
grant funded position will identify and achieve that goal. Reports to
the Librarian and assists with processing inter-library loan requests,
monitoring their status, shipping and receiving, paging, shelving, and
scanning for online delivery.

Requirements: Bachelor's degree in the humanities field. Ability to
learn routine tasks and perform them repetitively and efficiently.
Ability to perform detailed work such as creating, entering and
searching bibliographic data. Experience with searching library
automated systems and OCLC. Experience working in a museum library
setting preferred. Work schedule will be 19 hours a week through 2009
to be scheduled Monday through Friday. The position will reduce to 10
hours a week beginning in 2010.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes for consideration via
e-mail to:

Milan R. Hughston
Chief of Library and Museum Archives
The Museum of Modern Art
11 W. 53rd St.
New York, NY 10019

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

Saturday, July 4, 2009

F/T - Senior Licensing Mgr- an Int'l Scientific Pub

Library Associates Companies (LAC) seeks skilled Senior Licensing Manager on behalf of our client, a prestigious international scientific publisher of books, journals and electronic media. This role is responsible for the Library Sales group covering the Latin America territory. The Senior Licensing Manager will work closely with the President, Library Sales to proactively develop and achieve new revenue goals for the Latin America Territory . Position is based in New York . This is an outstanding career opportunity for a highly motivated professional with proven ability to meet sales objectives.


Supervising and Management of library sales staff in region-Academic Account Managers and Academic Licensing Managers

·Mentoring and training responsibility for corporate staff including:

·Managing back end support requirements, combined sales calls, and analyzing training needs;

·Develops strategic plan for the development of markets in the corporate sector;

·Responsibility for budgets and costs for the corporate group, including:

o Achievement of overall corporate goals;

o T&E budget control

o Reporting status back to President

·High level of telephone contact on a daily basis;

· Works with National and International editorial departments to maximize the sales potential of company's intellectual property;

· High level of telephone contact on a daily basis;

· Pursuing growth of academic business in the Americas ;

· Working on contract proposals to existing customers and new clients;

· Researching and recommending new markets/customers;

· Proactively developing and recommending innovative ideas to build new business opportunities;

· Staying abreast of new and existing product with a view to growing sales channels;

· Negotiating deals to close business with an understanding of margins required;

· Producing sales/business reports and internal summary reports;

· Ability to travel as required;

· Other ad hoc duties.


* Bachelor’s degree with minimum 7 years prior experience preferably work in the Academic sector;
* Strong understanding and previous experience in the STM market and knowledge of journal and multi-site licensing;
* Proven ability to build and develop new business is needed.
* Strong computer skills in databases, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
* Must be well organized, highly motivated, flexible and able to work independently.
* MLS preferred;
* Strong level of knowledge of online journal publishing, STM experience preferred;
* Experience working on complex contract negotiations, proposal development and closing large value contracts;
* Experience in contract language discussions and negotiations;
* Proven Market analysis and project management skills;
* Experience presenting to groups of peers, management and clients;
* Ability to build financial model for forecasts, budgets, etc;
* Strong computer skills-databases, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint required;
* Proven ability to build and develop new business as needed;
* Must be well organized, highly motivated, flexible and able to work independently;
* Proven new sales development skills;
* Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.

To Apply:

· For immediate consideration please email your cover letter and resume to the attention of Kathleen Schmidt,

· Please reference "Senior Licensing Manager #1239" as the subject line of your email.

LAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we value diversity in the workplace.

Patty De Anda
Communications & Projects Associate
Library Associates Companies / LAC
6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2240
Los Angeles, CA 90048
800.987.6794 toll free
323.302.9439 local
323.852.1093 fax

This posting is from a library recruiter.

P/T - Content Preparation Specialist -

Content Preparation Specialist,

There are two contract positions at that involve controlled
vocabulary development, knowledge of web content and search practices,
and SEO.

Please contact Paula Freedman at

*Role description*
0A Temporary resources to handle large volume of content being created,
imported, or migrated for the Rebuild of

* Reports to: Content Project Manager or Content Manager, Digital
* Freelance/project- based or Independent Contractor
* Target start: June 2009
* Target end: October 2009


The Content Preparation Specialist will be tasked with the following:

· Implements standard as well as custom metadata

· Leverages Faceted Classification Schema, Controlled
Vocabulary, and Content Style Guide to classify content and write
keyword-rich tags to increase findability, relevance, and implicit
content relationships

· Writes concise, SEO-friendly meta descriptions and keywords,
and classifies/indexes content according to proprietary faceted
classification schema

· As project phases require,

1. Performs wholesale tagging of content offline using MS Office or
similar applications
2. Optimizes quality of content relationships by entering or
modifying individual data records in content management system


The ideal candidate will have:

· Information Science or related field experience, especially

· Close reading skills and excellent web writing skills;
knowledge of SEO best practices

· Interest in historical topics

· Familiarity with web content and search best practices as
applied to content

· Understands the relationship between words and findability on
the web

· Must be able to work in web content management system as well
as offline using Excel, Word, and/or MS Access

Familiarity with TeamSite CMS is desirable

F/T - Content Mgr -

There are two contract positions at that involve controlled
vocabulary development, knowledge of web content and search practices,
and SEO.

Please contact Paula Freedman at

*1. Title*
Content Manager,

*Role description*

The Content Manager is the central authority on all matters related to the organization of content on, serving as a strategic consultant to Editorial, Site Management, and Technology. The position is project-based, related to the project to rebuild, but is envisioned as temporary-to- permanent.

* Reports to: Director of Product Development, Digital Media
* Freelance/project- based
* Target start: June 2009
* Target end: December 2009


The Content Manager will be tasked with the following:

* Serves as a strategic consultant to Editorial, Site Management, and Technology.
* Develops and maintains Controlled Vocabularies for the site to be used in keyword-rich copy and metadata as well as relationship mapping and search engine implementation.
* Ensures content quality in terms of accuracy (aboutness) and
* Creates and maintains content/metadata style guide and works with producers/editorial team to ensure that best practices are employed
* Ensures content conforms to constantly-evolving Search Engine Optimization practices
* Develops naming conventions, instructional copy, and other interface textual elements
* Analyzes and takes action on traffic and search reports
* Evaluates potential content sources for quality and oversees integration
* Responsible for maintaining site maps and content inventories
* Ensures the ongoing integrity of the website as new content is published and/or applications are modified
* May identify content gaps to be filled in order to ensure a seamless user experience

* Defines requirements for importing, tagging, and managing content. Identifies business rules for mapping and batch processing.
* Oversees content migrations and tagging of content, including classification and application of metadata to assets.
* Defines content management requirements for future applications
* Quality Assurance on content-dependent application development
* Identifies and evaluates metadata tools

The ideal candidate will have:
· Intimate and up-to-date familiarity with web content and search best practices, including constantly changing external search (SEO) algorithms
· Solid written and inter-personal communication
· Working knowledge of web content management and asset management systems, databases, and search applications
· Background in Information Sciences or related field, particularly related to categorization, classification, and indexing
· MLS or equivalent degree
· Information Architecture and Interaction Design experience are highly desirable

Friday, July 3, 2009

F/T - Senior Manager, Research - Music Choice

Position: Senior Manager, Research
Report To: Director, Research

Job Function: Responsible for day-to-day research support, including the creation, analysis and
distribution of research materials germane to the development, programming, distribution and marketing of multiple Music Choice platforms (TV, online, mobile)

Primary Responsibilities
• Work, with direction from supervisor, to independently and collaboratively to fulfill standard and ad hoc requests from within and outside Music Choice Research department; translate client needs into appropriate research-based solutions, utilizing methodologically sound research design
• Use proprietary and syndicated research software to produce and distribute diagnostic reports, trend analyses and sales materials; assure analyses and reporting are relevant, insightful and consistent with departmental standards, priorities and deadlines
• Assist in the design, execution, and analysis of custom quantitative and qualitative studies
• Manage projects, schedules, priorities and resources, as assigned; maintain research databases, shared directories and reference materials

• Bachelor’s degree in marketing, media or equivalent and 6-8 years applicable media research experience at a network, MSO, internet company or agency; minimum 1 year experience in non-linear television and online research strongly preferred
• Hands-on experience with linear, non-linear and online research methodologies and measurement, and heavy exposure to syndicated VOD and Online measurement applications (e.g., Rentrak, Nielsen, DoubleClick), as well as Microsoft Office software
• Solid understanding of media math and basic statistics, strong aptitude for analyzing and synthesizing research data, ability to build strategic performance diagnostics and marketing materials utilizing research from syndicated and proprietary sources, skill communicating usage and trends, and the ability to produce logical, fact-based narrative
• Self-motivated professional, with a proactive and strategic approach to research, the flexibility to work effectively within a group or independently, ability to deal effectively with changing priorities and deadlines, manage multiple projects and tasks, supervise junior staff when needed, and work well in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment without sacrificing accuracy or attention to detail

To apply:
Fax: 212.563.0109

Music Choice
Human Resources Department
110 Gibraltar Road
Suite 200
Horsham, PA 19044

Fax: (215) 784-5870


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F/T - Legal Data QA Process Manager - Bloomberg

Legal Data QA Process Manager
Job Requisition Number: 23157
United States
New York - NY

The Company
Bloomberg is the leading global provider of financial data, news and analytics. The
BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL service and Bloomberg's media services provide real-time and archived financial and market data, pricing, trading, news and communications tools in a single, integrated package to corporations, news organizations, financial and legal professionals and individuals around the world.

The Role
Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg's legal and regulatory news and research platform, seeks a senior manager/analyst with significant experience in legal information and data with a strong emphasis on quality assurance and quality control, standards, manufacturing processes, life cycle and related issues. The role includes the review of data collection processes, structuring of work and information flows, and the quality assurance of content.

-Advanced Degree: MBA, MS or equivalent experience
-Experience with major legal data information provider preferred
-Minimum of 5 years QA Process Management experience

To apply visit Bloomberg Career website:

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