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Sunday, August 16, 2009

F/T - Archivist/ Digital Librarian - Standard & Poor's (McGraw-Hill Cos)

Standard & Poor's

Archivist/ Digital Librarian - 10464
Job Posting: 2009/07/14
Organization: Fixed Income & Risk Management Services - US-NY-New York
Job Analytical/Research
Corporate Brand Standard & Poor's
Schedule Full-time

Standard & Poor's, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), is the world's foremost provider of financial market intelligence, including independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research and data. With approximately 10,000 employees, including wholly owned affiliates, located in 24 countries. Standard & Poor's is an essential part of the world's financial infrastructure and has played a leading role for more than 140 years in providing investors with the independent benchmarks they need to feel more confident about their investment and financial decisions. For more information, visit

The role of the New York based Archivist/Digital Librarian is to define and manage the criteria classification system, define the associated relationships among criteria versions, sections, related content (including S&P articles on criteria or referencing criteria), analytical model library, and future initiatives linking criteria. The librarian will manage controls for the Criteria Library and Criteria Process Management infrastructures support the necessary synchronization between multiple systems to ensure criteria project status, timely, accurate publishing, electronic storage, access, and retrieval. This individual will be responsible for ensuring that the electronic table of contents is current, accurate and available in the library and to the public.

Essential Accountabilities:
•Developing and implementing assessment measures, analyzing and disseminating reports to meet compliance and criteria and quality management requirements.
•Arranging and helping to specify the archival of S&P Ratings Criteria and providing requirements for effective searching and update of the archival. Additional responsibilities.
•Managing and supporting the "ARC" database which provides the storage for the S&P Ratings Criteria.
•Participating in planning for indexing/version control/search.
•Working with the IT teams to redefine the UI into the archive, as well as serving as the Criteria Library liaison to the criteria organization and criteria operations.
•Responsible for inputting and retrieving criteria documents.
•Providing support to analysts and Editorial on a regular basis.
•Contribute to overall Data Strategy & Operations responsibilities

= Master's Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited graduate program with a specialization in archives is required.
= Minimum of 3 years work experience
= Advanced experience with archives and records management methodologies
= Advanced communication skills (written and oral)
= Advanced problem solving and decision making skills
= Advanced multi-tasking skills/ ability to meet strict deadlines/ some project management skills are required
= Advanced group facilitation skills & ability to work well within the context of a team
= Advanced leadership skills
= Intermediate knowledge of financial information
= Understanding of database modeling/design/applications
= Understanding of Customer Support processes
= Breadth of international experience, including examining and integrating data across multiple markets is desired
= Knowledge of Ratings and Ratings Agencies a plus

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Date Posted: 2009-08-12
Source: Employer Website

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