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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

F/T - Records Info Mgr - 1199SEIU

Records Information Manager
Requisition #: 3085
Fund: 1199SEIU Benefit and Pension Funds
Department: Records Retention
Position Status: Permanent
Employment Type: Full time
Location: New York, NY
Working Hours: M - F, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Meet the various records retention needs for all departments at the 1199SEIU Family of Funds (Benefit and Pension Funds, Training and Employment Funds, and Child Care Funds) with a focus on service and enhancements through the use of technology
Develop strategic plans to improve or expand upon current Records Retention operations and work-flows; implement the Records Management Program across all Funds
Update the Records Retention and Destruction Policy in accordance with various laws and regulations that govern the storage of paper and electronic records such as the: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), Department of Labor (DOL), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA)
Develop, interpret, and implement best practices for records retention and provide risk management
Work closely with the Assistant Director of Legal Operations to ensure records retention goals and projects are achieved in timely manner and are compliant with laws, policies and procedures
Collaborate with department managers to accomplish records management and information objectives in their units
Oversee and lead the operations of the Records Retention department; supervise staff in accordance to Human Resources guidelines and provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement; monitor and evaluate performance, attendance, and identify areas for development; create improvement plans, coach and counsel as appropriate
Manage relationships with records storage vendors to enhance the use of current technology; track facilities, inventories, and payments
Keep abreast of technology trends as it relates to paper and electronic media; ensure Fund records are retrievable and safeguarded appropriately
Serve as the Fund’s liaison with Vitech project in regards to scanning and storage of records
Performs additional projects and responsibilities as assigned

Bachelor’s degree in Records Information Management, Library Science or equivalent years of work experience required; plus
Minimum five (5) years experience in Records Management for mid to large organizations handling a large volume of documents (paper and electronic) required; to include minimum two (2) years supervisory experience a must
Excellent knowledge of Records Retention Schedules and Destruction policies including implementation of Records Management Programs required; experience with storage vendors a must (i.e. Iron Mountain, GRM, Forrest Solutions etc)
Certification in Records Management (CRM); Enterprise Content Management (ECM); Electronic Records Management (ERM), or Certified Archivist highly preferred
Advanced knowledge of records management laws and regulations a must (ERISA, DOL, IRS, HIPAA, SOX, or FACTA, etc)
Excellent knowledge of Document Management Software and multimedia records solutions required
Experience in health insurance, benefits, pension, or union environments a plus
Experience implementing strategies to meet objectives of excellence in a dynamic environment a must
Strong leadership skills required; ability to make independent decisions concerning management, planning, scheduling and assignment of work
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written; good interpersonal skills
Superb analytical skills with ability to provide solutions and develop alternatives
Ability to manage projects effectively, coordinate resources, and work well independently

Apply on organization website:

Originally posted on organization website.

F/T - Research Analyst Health Care sector - a Fin'l Inst.

Research Analyst ­ Health Care Sector
Long Term Assignment
New York City

Our client, a financial institution in New York City has an opening for a
research analyst in the health care sector. The primary responsibilities

Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to improve business
process. Confer with personnel of relevant organizational units to analyze
current operational procedures and identify problems. Write detailed
description of user needs, as well as functional and/or technical
specifications. Review current business process, workflow and scheduling
limitations. Study existing information-processing systems to evaluate
effectiveness and develop new system specifications to improve production or
workflow as required. Prepare workflow charts and diagrams. Requires 4-6
years prior experience.

The role is for a Healthcare researcher. Requirements include knowledge of
the pharmaceutical industry, drug development and basic finance

Please send resumes to:
Angela Dzikowski at Pro Libra Associates

A direct posting from a trusted library recruiter.

F/T - User Exp Designers - JP Morgan Chase

User Experience Leads/User Experience Designers/Interaction Designers
Full-time, New York City
JPMorgan Chase – Worldwide Securities Services, Client Access

The user experience team is growing again as we continue to deliver a
broad range of improvements to customer facing technology projects
within the wholesale banking division of JPMorgan Chase.

We are dedicated to best practices in user-centered design as seek to
revamp the way our global client base interacts with us online. We're
ramping up our hiring including immediate and more long term opportunities.

We are looking for creative professionals to join our team who have
demonstrated expertise in information architecture, interaction design
and related disciplines. Our projects simplify our how our clients
work with us, so we seek people who know how to make complex tasks
seem easy. Demonstrated project work in functionally rich websites or
applications is preferred. Strong consultative and communications
skills are required.

Interested candidates should send resumes and work samples to

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

F/T - Bus. Dev Mgr Info Mgmt Staffing - TRAK

Business Development Manager – Information Management Staffing – New York City

Are you an information management professional with sales experience? Are you interested in recruiting records management and library professionals and looking for a new challenge? Look no further, TRAK Records and Library has the position for you!

Who is TRAK Records and Library?
Expert management of information is one of the most important roles within any company or organization, whether public, private, or government entity. TRAK Records and Library provides an extensive network of specialized information management professionals on a temporary, contract, temporary-to-hire, and direct hire basis. The professionals we place have specialized experience in this unique field, including records management, library research and technical support, electronic records and file plan implementation, information architecture and taxonomy, and knowledge management.

Unlike other placement companies, TRAK Records and Library fills a niche by offering information management consultation and assessment, customized recruitment and interview approaches, and exceptional client service. Since 2002, our tenured professionals are focused solely on building lasting relationships that extend beyond the placement. This highly specialized approach ensures that we will place the right candidate for the job, providing a recruiting solution that truly works in the information age.

Business Development Manager Description
We are currently recruiting for a new Business Development Manager with strong sales experience and the ability to drive the sales for a new branch. The Business Development Manager will focus on developing new records management and library business in the New York City market. This business includes a mix of temporary, contract, temporary-to-hire and direct-hire placement services. In this position, you will be contacting new prospects through phone, face-to-face meetings and networking. In addition to the mentioned business development activities, this position will include specifi c client activities. Other specific client activities include client development, new account management, providing customer service to clients, and taking a positive proactive position in corporate partnering. Candidates should have a minimum of five years of staffing experience. Business Development experience is preferred. Bachelor degree and an entrepreneurial attitude are needed. This position offers a very competitive base salary and a generous commission and bonus structure.

For consideration, please send your resume to

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

Monday, September 21, 2009

F/T - Information Management Administrative Coordinator - Ford Foundation

The Ford Foundation is a private philanthropic institution that serves as a resource for innovative people and institutions worldwide. Our goals are to: Strengthen democratic values; reduce poverty and injustice; promote international cooperation; advance human achievement. This has been our purpose for almost half a century.

The Foundation’s Information Management (IM) department provides services in three main areas: research and reference services for staff and outside researchers; management of institutional records and archival collections; and information architecture and electronic content management.

The Administrative Coordinator (AC) creates and maintains web content for IM’s SharePoint sites. S/he researches free and subscription-based electronic information resources and recommends purchases. S/he works with a cross section of IM staff to integrate such materials into IM resources and to facilitate access to these materials by both NY and overseas offices.

The AC maintains vendor contracts and monitors contract compliance. S/he conducts usability studies, focus groups and training sessions. S/he markets and promotes IM resources by creating electronic and print materials. The AC maintains IP addresses and passwords to ensure in-office and remote access to resources worldwide. S/he troubleshoots access issues and coordinates resolution with vendors and technical support specialists.

Under general supervision, the AC oversees and coordinates IM’s administrative operations and special projects. S/he develops and implements improved departmental and unit procedures. The AC provides ongoing administrative support to the Manager, Information Management and other IM unit managers as needed. S/he coordinates meetings, updates project plans, assists with annual budget planning for the department, and coordinates monthly variance reports. S/he creates presentations and informational/training brochures. The AC participates in related projects.

BA/BS or combination of equivalent experience and education. Minimum five years’ work experience providing administrative support in a professional setting. Ability to organize own work, coordinate projects, set priorities and follow up on assignments with a minimum of direction. Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure. Excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Experience using Microsoft Office Word and Outlook with strong skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Familiarity with HTML. Experience with relational databases (e.g. Access) and Adobe products. Outstanding proofreading and writing skills. Ability to create functional and aesthetically pleasing presentations, brochures and instructional literature.

Experience managing web content using Microsoft SharePoint or similar web content management tools. Experience using project planning software such as Microsoft Project. Skill in organizing and managing data using Microsoft Access or similar database tools.

Grade: 126 - Non Exempt

Hiring Guidelines: $48,600 - $58,000

To apply for employment, please send resume and cover letter including salary information to Ms. Theresa Smith at the 320 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017 OR visit

Excellent benefits include Foundation-paid comprehensive medical and dental insurance, retirement plan, generous vacation, and tuition reimbursement.
Equal employment opportunity and having a diverse staff are fundamental principles at The Ford Foundation, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation/affectional preference, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.

Direct posting from this non-profit organization.

F/T - Director, Records Mgm't - Warner Music Group

WMG Director, Records Management Legal
Location :New York, NY
Division:Warner Music Group
Date Posted:09/17/09
Detailed Job Description

Position is responsible and accountable for all aspects of managing, overseeing and implementing a comprehensive records management program company wide. Plans, develops, and administers records management policies designed to facilitate effective and efficient handling of business records and other information. Evaluates staff reports, utilizing knowledge of principles of records and information management, administrative processes and systems, cost control, governmental recordkeeping requirements, and organizational objectives. Confers with other administrators to assure compliance with policies, procedures, and practices of records management program.

Responsible for ensuring that the Company's records are being managed appropriately and consistently across the organization and in compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations.
• Draft Policies and Procedures for Records Management.
• Conduct an inventory of the types of records company uses and generates.
• Develop and update Records Retention Schedules which define how long certain types of records will be retained.
• Conduct a Records Appraisal.
• Work with IT on implementation of email system, archive, and back up tape policies and procedures.
• Create a standard file classification program for use by all departments.
• Work with each department to ensure compliance with standard file classification program.
• Develop and implement regularly scheduled Records Management days (filing, archiving, maintenance and disposition of records).
Skills Required
At least 7+ years experience with records management. Strong preference for in-house experience. Excellent organization and execution skills; ability to keep track of multiple projects and deadlines.
Special Requirements/Preferences
Effective verbal and written communication skills. A team player that enjoys working with a variety of people and who can work both independently and in groups.

Bachelor's degree in Library Science or related field preferred or minimum of 7 years in a records management roll or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Apply on the company website:

Posted on company website.

P/T - Finidng Aids Encoder - Amer. Jewish Joint Dist. Comm.

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee is urgently looking for a part-time employee to encode finding aids in EAD XML.

The finding aids already exist in digital format and need to be marked up in EAD down to folder-level descriptions. The encoded documents will be used to import JDC’s digitized collections into a content management system. The process is relatively straightforward, as several of the finding aids have already been completed and can serve as templates.

The ideal candidate would be able to work 15-20 hours per week at JDC’s New York Headquarters in midtown Manhattan. A high level of familiarity with EAD is required. JDC expects the work to last at least through December with the possibility of future work on an as-needed basis.

JDC is looking to fill this position as soon as possible. Interested individuals should contact:
Mitch Brodsky
Archives Project Manager
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
(212) 885-0849 |

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

F/T - Night Circulation Clerk – DC 1707 union

Position: Night Circulation Clerk, Library – DC 1707 union position


* Cover circulation desk 4 nights per week (4:30 pm to 10:00 pm) and Saturdays (10:00 am to 5:00 pm)
* Perform all duties related to the circulation of library materials
* Collect fines and fees. Resolve bills and other delinquencies
* Answer simple requests for assistance and refers persons requiring professional assistance to the librarians
* Maintain photocopy machines
* Maintain reserve book collection and faculty article files
* Package interlibrary loan materials for shipping


* Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent plus relevant
work experience
* Some college preferred
* Excellent communication and customer service skills
* Ability to learn various library processes and operations

* Familiarity with SirsiDynix Horizon circulation system preferred

Start Date: Immediately
Salary: Dependent on experience
Send cover letter and resume to:
Kristin Freda
Director of Library Services
Bank Street College of Education 610 West 112th St
New York , NY 10025

Or email :

Posting found on Metro.

F/T - Info Literacy & User Svcs Librarian - CUNY Queensborough Comm. College

Title: Information Literacy and User Services Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor)

Issue Date: 9/17/2009

Closing Date: 10/26/2009 (Anticipated Start Spring 2010)

Instructor: $45,138 - $59,206; Assistant Professor: $48,596 - $64,956; Salary depends on qualifications and experience

PVN Number: FY16586


Queensborough Community College , CUNY, offers associates degrees and certificate programs in a variety of disciplines. The college is committed to academic excellence, innovative pedagogy and valuing the cultural diversity of our community. Located on a park-like setting in eastern Queens , the college also enjoys the opportunities offered as part of the City University of New York.

The library has recently undergone substantial renovations in order to support collaborative learning and attention to the needs of community college students. The library faculty consists of eleven full-time professionals and eight part- time faculty members. Additional information is available at


• Develop and offer workshops, tutorials, and course-specific instruction; collaborate with faculty in course construction; develop online and classroom instruction materials; collaborate with peers in university-wide information literacy initiatives.
• Provide in-person and online reference service, including 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.
• Participate in collection development, including print and online resources; develop and maintain subject and policy guides.
• Represent the library on college and university committees.
• Perform related duties as assigned.

Tenure track faculty must meet the publication and service requirements for tenure and promotion. Some evening and/or weekend assignments will be required.


Required: An A.L.A. accredited master’s degree in library and information science.

Candidates for appointment as an Assistant Professor must also have a second master’s in a subject area or a Ph.D.;

teaching and reference services experience;

one or more years of related professional work experience, preferably in an academic library;

excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills;

a commitment to innovative and effective user-centered services;

knowledge of current trends in scholarly communication and information technologies;

and superior oral and written communication skills.

Preferred: Experience applying current instructional theories and principles to online instruction or e-learning, preferably in a higher education context;

experience with instructional design, digital video, podcasting, and/or Web design.

The successful candidate will show evidence of productive teamwork, creativity, initiative, flexibility and ability to work with diverse populations.

SEND or EMAIL application letter and resume, with PVN number to:

Library Search Committee
Office of Faculty & Staff Relations (A-410)
Queensborough Community College
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364-1497

A direct posting from academic institution.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

P/T - Adjunct Position - CUNY Law Library

Adjunct Position / CUNY Law Library


We are currently seeking an Adjunct Reference Law Librarian for a position that will begin mid-October 2009 for 10 to 20 hours per week. While hours are somewhat flexible, we anticipate that the individual will work Monday through Friday during normally scheduled reference hours between 10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Primary responsibilities include reference desk service to the library community, including law students, faculty and members of the general public. The individual hired for this position will also be instrumental in assisting with the Faculty Research Services Program. Dependent upon funding, the position has the potential to last throughout the summer of 2010.


For appointment at the Instructor level, an M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited program or a J.D. from an ABA accredited program is required. Appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor level will require an additional graduate degree (preferably a JD or MLS) or substantial progress towards completion of the second graduate degree. Students who have completed their J.D. or M.L.S. and are working towards the second degree are encouraged to apply as well as applicants with law library experience. The salary range for this position will be dependent upon experiences and qualifications.

We are looking for individuals with a desire to help us further the Law Schools mission of Law in the Service of Human Needs. Towards that end, we are ideally looking for applicants whose background or experience illustrate a strong commitment to social justice and supporting our faculty and students work in the public interest.

Further information about CUNY School of Law can be found at:

Please send a letter of application and a resume with a list of three references to:

Maureen McCafferty
Coordinator of Faculty Recruitment
CUNY School of Law
65-21 Main Street
Flushing, NY 11367


An equal opportunity/affirmative action/IRCA/Americans with Disabilities Act employer.

Originally posted on a library school listserv

F/T - Technical Services/Systems Librarian - Bard Grad Ctr

Technical Services / Systems Librarian
Bard Graduate Center Library
The Bard Graduate Center offers MA and PhD programs in the history of the decorative and applied arts; cultural and design history; museum history and practice.

The library collection comprises approximately 50,000 volumes of monographs, rare books, auction catalogs and bound periodicals. The library subscribes to nearly 300 serials. The staff is made up of 3 professionals, 2 library assistants, and student employees. This position reports to the Chief Librarian.

Manages all aspects of technical services workflow and quality control, including database management, planning for future initiatives, proposing technological solutions and supervising cataloging staff.
Responsible for original and copy cataloging monographic and serial materials in all formats and a variety of languages.
Works with Chief Librarian to establish departmental policies and procedures, as well as long-range planning.
Coordinates the implementation and maintenance of new library software and upgrades.
Responsible for local system administration of Innovative Interfaces and OCLC, including changing local settings and running reports.
Responsible for serials maintenance including check-in, bindery and claiming.
Participate in reference services, bibliographic instruction, and staff training.
Other duties as assigned.

ALA-accredited MLS with at least 2 years of cataloging experience
Thorough knowledge of cataloging principles and procedures including AACR2, USMARC formats, LCSH, authority control, and LC classification.
In-depth experience with an integrated library system (Innovative Interfaces and OCLC preferred). Experience with an OCLC reclamation project is highly desirable.
Excellent database management skills.
Some reference experience required, as well as the willingness to participate in bibliographic instruction.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse community of colleagues and library users. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Working knowledge of 1 or more foreign languages.
Background in art history, decorative arts, or garden history preferred.

Screening begins immediately, applications will be considered until the position is filled. Send letter of application including salary requirements, resume, and names of three references to

Originally posted on a library school listserv.

Monday, September 14, 2009

F/T - Senior Information Architect - Siegel & Gale

Senior Information Architect
Location: New York
Company Order Number: 115
# of openings: 1

To lead teams in the development of the information architecture for Simplification engagements and content management systems, assuring that the solution satisfies the expectations for utility and ease of use, while also supporting business requirements and brand strategy.


Other duties may be assigned
· Lead the analysis of user needs and business objectives - including both client and user interviews
· Conduct interviews with subject matter experts, analyzing documents, writing in plain English, consolidating large amounts of information and working closely with graphic designers and staff
· Where applicable, also work on information architecture and content development of websites, and develop personas and fictional “scenarios” to guide concept development
· Determine the organization and structure of information and functionality
· Conduct reviews of existing communications, applications, systems and web sites, based on clarity and usability best practices, and prepare reports of findings and recommendations.
· Develop content and workflow maps indicating process and systems implications, navigation and content relationships
· Create concept prototypes for client presentations and for use by design and technical teams
· Create ECM Roadmaps and populate content matrix showing all content elements, relationships and dependents
· Perform content audits and reviews
· Develop detailed wireframes which indicate features, content, navigation and information layout of each page
· Plan and complete user testing with both prototypes and finished products
· Communicate with clients during analysis and give presentation; manage client expectations regarding deliverables
· Collaborate with clients to build long term relationships and identify opportunities to grow business throughout clients’ organizations
· Partner with Group Directors and Business Development to identify and pitch outside opportunities for new business
· Supervise and mentor Information Architects and other junior staff


· Extensive experience working as an Information Architect on web development projects
· Exceptional technical writing/content background
· Ability to perform web content development and plain language editing/copywriting
· Experience with enterprise content management a plus
· Experience working with senior business leaders in Fortune 500 companies
· Proven ability to extend new client engagements.
· Experience identifying and pitching new business opportunities
· Experience leading teams and managing junior staff
· Undergraduate degree required

Apply online on the company website

Job posting found on company website.

F/T - Market Research Mgr - Dow Jones & Co

Market Research Manager (Job Number: 090140)


About Dow Jones

Dow Jones & Company is a subsidiary of News Corporation (NYSE: NWS, NWS.A; ASX: NWS, NWSLV; Dow Jones is a leading provider of global business news and information services. Our Consumer Media Group publishes The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, MarketWatch and the Far Eastern Economic Review. Our Enterprise Media Group includes Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Dow Jones Client Solutions, Dow Jones Indexes and Dow Jones Financial Information Services. Dow Jones owns 50% of SmartMoney and 33% of Stoxx Ltd. and provides news content to radio stations in the U.S. Since 1882, the Dow Jones name has been synonymous with accuracy, integrity and trust. Dow Jones has been the benchmark by which other business- and financial-news organizations measure themselves.

Position Description

Dow Jones & Company, the world's premier provider of business news and information, is currently seeking a Market Research Manager to join the Consumer Insights team at our midtown Manhattan location. As Market Research Manager, you will execute consumer research for Dow Jones products including The Wall Street Journal, The Wall Street Journal Online, Barron's, Barron's Online, MarketWatch and new product development, and provide actionable recommendations to inform business decisions. You will be responsible for conducting and managing all phases of quantitative and qualitative research, as well as analysis of syndicated research. Responsibilities include research design, developing quantitative and qualitative instruments, survey management and sampling design, data analysis, report writing and presentation. Types of research include product development, brand tracking, attitudes and usage, market forecasting, customer satisfaction, online usability testing, concept and message testing

Position requirements

Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred. - 3-5 years experience in market research including: - developing questionnaires and writing research reports from survey data - managing all stages of quantitative and qualitative research projects - managing successful completion of field process - designing and conducting analysis of survey data with statistical software, including interpreting and preparing visual presentation of data - conducting online research, programming skills preferred - conducting focus groups, online user testing and/or 1x1 interviews - Experience with syndicated sources such as MRI and Mendelsohn a plus - Excellent organizational, analytical, and written/verbal communication skills are critical - Strong PC skills, including SPSS & Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint) - Ability to lead projects independently and to work as part of a team - Detail-oriented, proactive, flexible and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Apply online

F/T - Web Content Manager - Queens Public Library

Web Content Manager


The Queens Library has an exciting opportunity for a tech savvy Web Development/ Marketing professional to design, build and implement new Web pages and sites. The Web Content Manager will provide and maintain content for Marketing web pages and liaison with Business Enterprise Systems team. Oversee other QL content providers to insure that content are correct and up-to-date. Performs day-to-day administration of the organization’s Web portfolio using a variety of Web development tools as required. Participate in setting organizational Web development strategy. Identify, recommend, and prioritize new Web features and applications in conjunction with business leaders and department managers. Oversee Web development projects, including intranets and extranets. Develop content and document Web applications using appropriate editors. Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with existing Web applications and sites. Work with the team to design, develop, and update databases as they relate to Web applications. Conduct research into current and emerging Web technologies, website usage patterns and issues in support of Web development efforts. Creates original content and has knowledge of graphic design, custom web design & programming as applicable for all Queens Library web sites. Addresses functionality complaints and attempts resolution/escalates non-resolvable problem. Documents work requests by asking the Helpdesk Team to log support tickets in Remedy. Assigns unassigned tickets to self as needed. Reviews status of tickets and reports on status of work on a monthly basis. Works with peers and key other agency partners in the development/creation/ distribution of a variety of marketing communication materials including advertising campaigns, collateral materials, promotion materials, publications, etc. Completes other duties and provides reports as assigned.


Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Art, Marketing, or equivalent requisite education and work experience is required. Must have 2-5 years work experience in web content management and design. Must have working knowledge of HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Adobe Dreamweaver CS3, Flash CS3, Swish Max, PHP, MY SQL, UNIX, Microsoft SharePoint and Content Management Systems. Must be able to make decisions and use authority based on department determined business process needs, assesses configuration options, options for custom code, and implements content changes. Must possess the ability to develop, evaluate and execute implementation plans by defining scope, objectives and deliverables. Ability to communicate at all levels including executive management. Strong organizational skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex problems.

One of New York City's three public library systems, Queens Library has been the highest circulating library in the U.S. for more than a decade, serving a population of 2 million in one of the nation's most ethnically diverse counties. The Queens library system, consists of sixty-two community libraries and a Central/Corporate Library. The Queens Library system is well recognized for its innovative advances in technology, community programs and services.

Please send your resume and cover letter to and reference “EX_Web Content Manager” in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email.

The Queens Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

P/T - Library Assistant - Briarcliffe College


Briarcliffe College is a career education college with campuses in Bethpage, Patchogue, and Long Island City , NY school which offers Associate and Bachelor degrees in Graphic Design, Criminal Justice, Business, Photography, and Computer technology. The Briarcliffe College Library in Patchogue seeks a dynamic, creative, service-oriented Library Assistant to work two nights per week and on Saturdays.

Key responsibilities:

Check materials in and out and maintain records
Assist students and faculty in using the resources in the Library
Shelving and shelf-reading
20-25 hours a week

Required skills:

Minimum of 2 years post-secondary education
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent customer service skills required
Able to work with minimal supervision
Familiarity with the internet and Microsoft Office products
Experience with electronic databases such as ProQuest, Hoovers, Lexis and Westlaw

MLS or MLS student preferred

How to apply:

Please send cover letter, resume, and three current references to the attention of Jennifer DeVito as a Word attachment to Briarcliffe College is an equal opportunity employer.

Monday, September 7, 2009

F/T - Library Assistant - NYIT

Library Assistant, Art and Architecture Library

New York Institute of Technology seeks a full time Library Associate for its Art and Architecture Library. Reporting to the Director of Branch Services, the Library Associate works as a member of a collaborative staff proving information and collection content services in support of the university’s architecture, design and arts programs. The Library Associates provides office and operational support for library procedures and practices, including supervision of the circulation desk and all related desk functions; in-branch processing and display of new books, media, and periodicals; serials control including claims management and bindery procedures; oversight of student workers, including hiring, scheduling and documentation, wiki maintenance; reserve system operations for each semester; assists students with light reference; liaison with faculty; orders office supplies; tracks monthly branch statistics; shelves books, checks shelves for overdue materials and sends out monthly notices; creates new title displays; searches for missing and reorders missing books; updates student records; weeds shelves as needed; modifies catalog records as required; prepares inter-library loans; opens library; and special projects as assigned.

B.A. and previous library experience required, along with excellent organizational, computer skills, interpersonal and communication skills. Attention to detail and ability to multi-task and engage in self-initiated projects essential. Ability to work on proprietary NYIT applications and library systems and Excel spreadsheets. Commitment to provide excellent public services in a university academic environment desired.

Temporary FT/PT opportunity available during search which may lead to full time hire.

For immediate consideration, please submit cover letter and resume to

We will contact only those persons selected for further consideration. EOE

A direct posting from the institution.