Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
Apply online with a letter of interest, current CV, and contact information for three references at http://www.adelphi.edu/positions/
Position Description: Tenure Track Library Faculty
Title: Assistant University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian
Reporting to the Dean of Libraries through the University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian, the Assistant University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian is responsible for a wide range of departmental activities and participates in other commonly shared responsibilities of the Library Faculty.
-Participate in all aspects of processing archival materials in all formats, including digital formats (and including surveying, appraising, acquiring, arranging, preserving, and describing records).
-Develop and manage digitizing projects (including the Archives and Special Collections Digital Library).
-Develop and maintain websites for Archives and Special Collections.
-Create web-based finding aids.
-Assist in the processing of Special Collections materials.
-Respond to reference and research inquiries.
-Assist in the department's exhibition program.
-Assist in training and supervising student employees.
Collection development and liaison responsibilities for one or more schools or departments. Participation in the Libraries' information literacy program. Provision of services at Swirbul Library's main reference desk including occasional evenings and weekends. Service on University and Library committees. Participation in professional associations and activities. Participation in scholarly activities including research and publishing required for reappointment and tenure.
This is a tenure-track library faculty position. Applicants must hold a master's degree from an ALA accredited school of library/information science, preferably with a concentration in archives or some advanced training in archives, manuscripts, and special collections. A second post-baccalaureate degree or similar proof of advanced study is required for tenure. The successful candidate will also be expected to possess: (a) experience in an archives or special collections environment, (b) knowledge of archival principles and practices, (c) appropriate technical skills and knowledge including current metadata schemes and standards, (d) excellent communication and interpersonal skills, (e) the ability to work effectively in a collegial environment, (f) evidence of ability to meet crieteria for promotion and tenure. Other desirable qualitifications include: (a) experience with digitization projects, archival database management systems, and website construction, (b) experience with records retentions policies and schedules, preservation techniques, exhibits, and writing grant proposals.
University and Library Profile:
Adelphi University, chartered in 1896, was the first institution of higher education for liberal arts and sciences on Long Island. The Libraries serve the Unversity's 8,400 students who are enrolled on the main Garden City campus and locations in Manhattan, Hudson Valley, and Hauppauge. For more information visit http://www.adelphi.edu and http://libraries.adelphi.edu/special/
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and experience. 195 day work year and 5 off-campus research release days as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement. Excellent benefits, including TIAA/CREF and alternative 403 (b) retirement plans.
Position available immediately. Screening of applications will begin February 1, 2010 but will be accepted until the position is filled. Please apply online with a letter of interest, current CV, and contact information for three references at http://www.adelphi.edu/positions/
Adelphi University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer m/f
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Thursday, December 24, 2009
Adelphi University, Garden City, NY
SCCC REFERENCE #: 09-148
DATE: December 22, 2009
TITLE: Media Services Librarian/Instructor
CAMPUS: Ammerman Campus
START DATE: Spring 2010
TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: Tenure Track
RANK: Initial appointment is generally made at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The media services librarian is responsible for managing the media collection and advancing the use of new technologies for instruction. In addition the media services librarian participates in teaching information literacy and providing reference services.
Media services responsibilities include:
· Managing media collection on Ammerman campus and a joint collection for all three SCCC campuses
· Providing leadership in producing online tutorials and online teaching tools using products such as Camtasia, LibGuides, Adobe, etc.
· Strong HTML skills preferred
· Knowledge of media trends in libraries
· Ability to assist and instruct other librarians with new teaching technologies and media equipment
General responsibilities include:
· Teaching students information literacy skills as these relate to using and
· evaluating the library’s resources.
· Utilizing professional skills to aid students, classroom faculty, and
· administrators in the use of print and electronic resources and equipment.
· Working with classroom faculty to incorporate library and information
· skills into the curricula.
· Providing reference and referral assistance to students and faculty.
· Selecting print and electronic materials for the library collections.
· Representing the campus library on campus and college committees.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A n ALA accredited master’s degree in library science is required; two year’s college experience in a similar capacity is preferred.
HIRING SALARY: The salary range is $45,116 - $60,043. The exact salary will be determined by prior experience and placement on the salary scale negotiated by the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College.
APPLY TO: Suffolk County Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educator. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran or marital status. The College makes available to the general public information required by the Campus Security Act at the following web address: http://www.sunysuffolk.edu/safety
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About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with more than 1,500 attorneys in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Munich, Hong Kong and Washington, D.C. Our practice consists of sophisticated corporate transactions and commercial litigation matters including antitrust, bankruptcy, commodities, communications, securities, creditors' rights, employee benefits, environmental, energy and natural resources, estate planning, intellectual property, real estate, tax, and venture capital. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions and leveraged buyout and venture capital firms.
Qualifications & Requirements
The New York Office is seeking a Records Manager who will exercise a high degree of independent judgment and will ensure the successful implementation of, and compliance with, the Firm’s records management policy in the New York office. The Firm’s policy places emphasis on the management of electronic records from point of creation to final disposition and the Records Manager is responsible for leading, documenting and implementing electronic records management best practices for the practice groups in New York.
An essential aspect of the Records Manager role involves consultation with partners and other attorneys, legal assistants, and administrative managers on file maintenance, including the establishment and maintenance of electronic files stored and maintained on the DMS, SharePoint sites, network drives, and LegalKEY. The Records Manager is expected to drive the changes needed in working practices and firm culture to facilitate the adoption of electronic recordkeeping practices. An important aspect of this is the introduction of procedures and working practices that decrease the extent to which office personnel rely on paper documents as official records.
Records retention review project activities that involve Records Management Attorneys located in New York are managed under the direction of the Records Manager and are expected to result in a reduction of off-site storage costs for the Firm. The Records Manager is also responsible for ensuring that records subject to an active Preservation order are identified and preserved, reviewing and providing guidance on the transfer of records to and from the firm, and completing a biennial records inventory of all paper and electronic records managed by the New York office. The Records Manager is responsible for processing all departing personnel in accordance with the standard firm procedure, and coordinates the transfer of matter roles and related records with the all departing attorneys who billed time to a pro bono matter, the supervising partner on the pro bono matter and the New York Pro Bono Coordinator.
Throughout all phases of the records lifecycle the Records Manager is expected to continually monitor and improve records management processes and the use of LegalKEY by all Firm personnel.
The Records Manager is responsible for the performance of the Records Team which serves the daily records management needs of the office’s attorneys, legal assistants, and administrative managers. Additionally this position is responsible to set performance expectations for the Records Team Members, develop plans for their ongoing skill development, and provide them with regular performance feedback.
The Records Manager also leads, and participates on, cross-functional and firmwide teams responsible for analyzing and making recommendations regarding effective file maintenance methods for paper and electronic records, and the use of technology for ensuring the security, availability, and retention of the Firm’s records. The Records Manager is expected to develop and conduct records management education sessions that primarily focus on electronic records management topics and techniques. The Records Manager also negotiates and monitors service level agreements of third party records management service providers.
This position requires an individual with superior customer service skills, verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated excellence in team leadership and performance management, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The individual must possess a strong attention to detail, high degree of accuracy and consistency under tight timelines, yet be able to adapt effectively to changing demands, priorities and schedules while maintaining a positive attitude. It is essential that the individual is capable of identifying, documenting and communicating records management issues, logically analyzing the issues, and offering solutions to correct and/or prevent reoccurrence of the issue(s). Also essential to this position are demonstrated abilities in written communications, planning, analysis, organization, problem solving, and decision making skills, including the ability to concurrently manage multiple projects.
The position requires an individual with a proactive approach, the ability and inclination to work “hands-on”, and a willingness to go the “extra mile” to meet the needs of New York personnel. A high degree of integrity, technical savvy, enthusiasm and professionalism as demonstrated by past performance in a records management role is essential. Advanced knowledge of Records Management operations, including planning and executing an office-wide transition from paper to electronic records is required.
The individual must possess a minimum of 5-7 years of law firm records management experience in a records management or legal assistant role, and at least 5 years in a managerial / team leadership role in a records management or legal assistant department. Knowledge of law firm administrative records and legal records relating to litigation, corporate, restructuring, and intellectual property legal matters is required. Knowledge of attorney ethical obligations and malpractice issues relating to records management is required. Working knowledge of the responsibilities of various law firm personnel including but not limited to partners, junior associates, legal secretaries, and legal assistants.
The individual must demonstrate proficiency in electronic records management practices and systems. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required, and certification in Records Management is highly desirable. Computer proficiency in MS Office required. Lotus Notes, Interwoven iManage DMS, MS SharePoint, and LegalKEY Recordkeeping proficiency are highly desirable.
Essential Job Functions
• Serves as subject matter expert and internal consultant on electronic records management for attorneys, legal assistants, and managers of the Firm’s administrative departments.
• Serves as the main point of contact with, and ensures exceptional customer service to, legal and administrative personnel requiring records management assistance and/or guidance.
• Maintains a hand’s on approach to managing the New York Records Program, ensuring all end-users are supported, best practices are being followed, and the Firm’s exposure to risk from records related issues is at a minimum.
• Establishes daily work priorities, directly supervises and provides performance feedback to Records Assistants.
• Recommends records staffing resource changes including new positions, new hires, and terminations.
• Ensures Records Assistants have adequate resources to fulfill their job responsibilities.
• Implements all components of the Firm’s Records Management Policy.
• Provides input to the Director of Administration and Associate Director, Records Management and assesses the degree to which the office complies with the Firm’s records management policy and related procedures.
• Closely coordinates all activities involving the retention review and destruction of records by the off-site storage vendor or Firm personnel with the Firmwide Disposition Coordinator.
• Works collaboratively with Records Technology Manager to resolve any technical issues relating to records management data.
• Works collaboratively with the Firm’s other Local Records Managers in support of firm or local office directives and projects where assistance may be required.
• Promotes the adoption of LegalKey for managing active paper files stored in the office.
• Develop best practices in file organization and labeling for New York practice groups and administrative departments.
How to Apply
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All employment decisions, including the recruiting, hiring, placement, training availability, promotion, compensation, evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination of employment (if necessary) are made without regard to the employee’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, personal appearance, family responsibilities, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, political affiliation, source of income, place of residence, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
The www.kirkland.com job postings and recruiting mailbox are for candidates only. If you are a recruiter, search firm or employment agency, and do not have a signed contract with Kirkland & Ellis LLP ("K&E") and have not been asked specifically to submit candidates, you will not be compensated in anyway for your referral of a candidate even if K&E hires the candidate. Direct contact with K&E employees in an attempt to present candidates is inappropriate and will be a factor in determining any future professional relationship with the Firm.
PLEASE NOTE: The Records Management Service at Kirkland is not part of Library Services. It is belongs to a separate department, Loss Prevention, which administers New Business, Conflicts, Compliance as well as Records Management.
Apply directly on firm website: www.kirkland.com
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Fox News Channel - Researcher / Information Specialist
Fox News Channel is seeking a very experienced and enthusiastic research professional for its New York City information center. If your love for research is equaled only by your interest in news, we want to hear from you. Candidates must be willing and able to work on a flexible schedule -- including evenings, overnights, and weekend shifts.
Qualified individuals must be able to handle multiple, varied, and complex research assignments in fields ranging from politics to business to entertainment. This could involve confirming facts for a story, analyzing statistics, creating a briefing book for reporters, and many other activities.
•At least three years of research experience in a news, legal, business or public affairs setting
•Mastery of several online databases (Lexis-Nexis, Factiva, Accurint, etc.) and the Internet for research purposes
•Bachelor's degree (advanced degree is a plus)
•Demonstrable knowledge of current events
•A nose for retrieving and analyzing information
•Ability to work in an extremely fast-paced environment
•Excellent communication skills
•Attention to detail
NO PHONE CALLS!
Please e-mail your cover letter and resume along with SALARY REQUIREMENTS to email@example.com
Fox News Channel is an equal opportunity employer.
Direct posting from firm.
Saturday, December 19, 2009
Department: Health Science Library
Location: Park Slope
Shift: Full Time, Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
Description: : Will be actively involved in moving the library to a new location in 2010. Provides professional library services to all members of the hospital staff. These services include reference, acquisitions, bibliographic searching, interlibrary loans, orientation/instruction and research assistance. Maintains a collection of current and authoritative books and journals both in print and online. Provides access to selected online medical databases and other electronic resources. Attends department head meetings and serves on interdepartmental committees. Supervises a library staff of one fulltime and two part time positions. Manages the library budget. Ensures compliance with polices and standards issued by the Hospital and relevant regulatory and accrediting agencies. Participates in professional medical library organizations, such as BQSIMB, Metro, MLA, and NN/LN.
Requirements: Masters Degree in Library and Information Science. Evidence of continuing education in medical librarianship and/or membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) are preferred. At least five years experience in health sciences librarianship with increasing administrative responsibilities. Experience searching PubMed and other medical databases. Experience using Docline for interlibrary loans. The ability to manage the library print collections and to develop web-based library services. Demonstrates a strong interest in web-based programs with library applications, such as integrated library systems and social networking.
You can also submit an application on the hospital website: www.nym.org.
Originally posted on a library school listserv.
Electronic Resources Librarian
The College of New Rochelle is seeking a dynamic, service-oriented individual to fill the position of Electronic Resources Librarian. This is a full-time, tenure track position, available immediately, reporting to the Dean of the Library.
· Coordination of campus-wide selection, acquisition, maintenance, access, and licensing of electronic information resources purchased or leased from publishers, aggregators, and other vendors.
· Develop policies and procedures for managing of electronic resources; oversee licensing and compliance, tracking status, access/technology issues, database specifications, and statistical reports.
· Responsible for implementing, updating and maintaining linking capabilities for electronic resources
· Negotiate agreements with vendors, serve as point of contact concerning consortial agreements and represent the interests of all campuses.
· Track developments of new and changing electronic services and resources; manage trial programs; analyze options for database access; and make recommendations for library staff.
· Participate as a member of a team charged with evaluating user interface options
· Share Reference Desk coverage and participate in the planning, implementation, and teaching of library instruction.
· Create tutorials, research guides, and other learning and information tools, in both print and Web-based formats
· Serve as Liaison to College departments and/or schools providing orientation and instruction to students, faculty and staff with efforts directed to digital resources.
· Participation in College governance bodies and professional development activities.
· Supervise Library’s print periodical collection (Innovative Interfaces Inc. Serials Module)
· Supervision of one full time assistant.
Required Qualifications: Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library and information science program, or equivalent (second Master degree required for tenure); experience with managing access issues associated with electronic resources; knowledge and understanding of electronic publishing; working knowledge of bibliographic and metadata tools (e.g., MARC, OCLC); demonstrated ability to manage technical projects; demonstrated commitment to customer service and collaborative approaches; ability to work independently, managing a complex workload in an on time, effective manner with minimum supervision; strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; ability to work well as part of a team; ability to work evenings and weekends; firm commitment to the Library’s Statement of Objectives and College Mission.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Innovative Interfaces Inc. and Serials Solutions products; developing / maintaining e-resource management tools and serial records; Demonstrated experience using database management programs (e.g., Microsoft Access); knowledge of trends in resource connectivity (e.g., XML) and OpenSource.
Salary and Benefits: commensurate with education and experience.
Send letter of interest, CV and 3 references to:
Ana E. Fontoura
The College of New Rochelle
29 Castle Place
New Rochelle, NY 10805
The College of New Rochelle is a Catholic college in the Ursuline tradition and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds who will contribute to our unique educational mission. To learn more about Gill Library and The College of New Rochelle, visit our website at: www.cnr.edu.
Ana E. Fontoura
The College of New Rochelle
29 Castle Place
New Rochelle, NY 10805
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Assistant Librarian for ARCADE Project (part-time)
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. It is one of the world's most perfect museums; its sister research institution the Frick Art Reference Library is of equal distinction.
Arcade is the online catalog and integrated library system for three members of the New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC). Built on Innovative Interfaces’ Millennium product, Arcade unites the collections of the Frick Art Reference Library and the libraries of the Brooklyn Museum and The Museum of Modern Art, a database of nearly 800,000 records. Development of Arcade is made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant is administered by The Frick Collection with two project staff: a full-time Project Coordinator/Systems Manager and a part-time Assistant Librarian. The Assistant Librarian will provide support for the continuing development of Arcade. The Assistant Librarian reports to the Project Coordinator and Systems Manager, under the supervision of the grant coordinator at The Frick Art Reference Library. This position is currently funded through December 2011, continued funding to be determined.
Assist the Project Coordinator and the ARCADE library directors in developing, planning and implementing resource sharing among the consortium libraries. Provide on-going maintenance of link resolver software and the electronic resources management (ERM) module. Produce statistics and lists on a regular basis using ARCADE features. Send and load bibliographical files. Develop procedural and administrative documentation. Facilitate communication, training, and meetings for the ARCADE libraries. Participate in cataloging projects as needed at the ARCADE libraries. Serve on consortial committees. Assist with maintenance of NYARC website
The position is part-time, 21 hours per week, to be scheduled during operating hours of 9:00-6:00 M-F.
MLS from ALA accredited program; experience in technical services of a research library; knowledge of MARC format; familiarity with library management systems, especially III; knowledge of emerging technologies in the area of electronic resources; familiarity with OCLC; ability to work independently as well as with individuals and groups; attention to detail; excellent typing/proofreading skills; excellent organizational, personal and communication skills; an ability to meet deadlines.
Benefits in Employment with The Frick Collection
Salary is competitive, based on relevant experience. 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.
Please send resume with names/contact information of three professional references to:
Expected hire date: January 31, 2010.
Only Electronic Applications will be accepted.
E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Attention: Coordinator for Shared ILS
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.
Arcade Project Coordinator and Systems Manager
Frick Art Reference Library
10 East 71st St., New York, NY 10021
Arcade is a collaborative project of the Frick Art Reference Library and the libraries of The Museum of Modern Art and the Brooklyn Museum.
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Sunday, December 13, 2009
Information Architect - ARC CMS
Location: New York, NY - 1515 Broadway
Company: MTV Networks
Channel: Strategic Services
Added to system: 12/9/09 12:39 PM
The ARC CMS Product Development team at MTV Networks’ Global Digital Media group is looking for a mid to senior level Information Architect. As part of the ARC team, you will be a strong user advocate and collaborate closely with a team to produce great interactive applications and tools for our internal users.
Our IA will work closely with our domestic and international users (site leads, digital producers, content editors, developers, etc) to define and refine functionality, analyze task workflows, and generate functional specs and user stories for our in-house home grown content management tools. We’d like you to have some design chops and sensibilities so that our interface looks and feels great. Knowledge and experience in agile, iterative product development methodology is a big plus. Understanding of best practices in user experience design and modeling is an absolute must! Experience in rich internet application product development for tools and utilities is desired, as is experience with HTML, Flash, Photoshop, Visio, and/or related product design tools. This isn’t a technical/developer position – but we’d like you to have some knowledge of how things work.
Our optimal candidate will have hands-on experience with web content management systems or other enterprise class tools and utilities…we’d like you to share a common language with our end users and “walk the talk”.
This is a staff position with full benefits. Applicants will be expected to provide examples of their work upon request.
* Contribute to the development of new product interfaces, feature sets, and information flows specific to the ARC product and related tools.
* Work with Production, Product Development, Design, and Technology to optimize existing ARC/GDM products and templates
* Contribute to the design of user testing and analysis of results; conduct user interface, heuristics, and task workflow evaluation through testing and user interaction observation, and make recommendations based on your findings
* Create detailed wire frames, story boards, mock-ups, user flows, and presentations to effectively illustrate interfaces, ideas and architecture
* Implementation of the user interface design
* Create user stories that can be utilized by the development and QA teams for builds and testing
* Keep abreast of best-practices for user interaction and design
* Experience with enterprise class application development and related systems in a large-scale corporate media environment (entertainment, TV, publishing, etc)
* Excellent visual communication skills
* Proficiency in Microsoft Visio and the Adobe Creative Suite
* Familiarity with current web technologies (HTML, CSS, ActionScript etc)
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Excellent analytical ability
* Knowledge and understanding of sound UX/UI principles: task workflows, usability design and methologies, user story creation, prototyping as it relates to content management applications
* Creative thinker with the ability to quickly come up with concepts and ideas in a team/group setting
* Excellent communication and relationship skills with all levels of executives, management, administrative staff; assertive diplomacy to keep things moving
* Outstanding attention to detail and organizational abilities, ability to troubleshoot and provide feedback, guidance and solutions for product development plans a must
* Strong interest and knowledge of online industry and/or entertainment industry (games, music, new media) required
* Strong hands on standard office computer skills - proficiency in MS Office, PowerPoint, Project, etc
* Experience with Agile-flavored iterative product development methodology (Scrum, ScrumBut)
* Bachelor’s degree required, 2+ years experience is preferred
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Title: Private Equity Information Specialist
Reports to: Private Equity Research Manager
The Private Equity Information Specialist will collect, catalog and monitor news, legal developments, firm expertise and transaction information and documents related to the private equity practice group through databases, web pages, document templates, samples, models and other systems developed as part of the firm?s knowledge management initiative.
Solicits and obtains information required to keep practice group databases up-to-date, inputs the data, and responds to attorney requests for ad hoc searches and reports
Develops and maintains precedents, model documents and forms
Posts and updates practice group content on the firm's intranet and wiki
Monitors and tracks new developments using internal and external data sources
Performs other related duties as assigned
Bachelor degree required. Masters in Library Science (MLS) preferred
One to three years of professional experience in a corporate information services environment required, law firm/financial services environment
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication, writing, and problem solving skills
Ability to work under pressure, prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines
Must be able to work overtime as needed
Ability to work well independently and also within a team environment
Confidence and ability to interact with attorneys at all levels
Willingness to accept a wide variety of tasks, ranging from clerical to intellectually demanding
General knowledge of business and the financial markets;
familiarity with Private Equity a plus
Familiarity with Thomson, Bloomberg and other financial databases
Experience creating and managing websites, ability to use web
development and web content publishing tools
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP is a leading U.S. and international
law firm that is widely recognized for its expertise in finance and
mergers and acquisitions and for its tax, regulatory and litigation
practice. The firm represents corporations, banks and other financial
institutions engaged in domestic and international business. The firm also represents sovereign governments and international organizations, as well
as individuals, trusts and nonprofit institutions. With more than 50 years of experience in the practice of law in the United States, Cleary Gottlieb has also established a compelling presence in the global marketplace. The
firm now has twelve offices located in New York, Washington, Paris,
Brussels, London, Rome, Hong Kong, Beijing, Milan, Moscow, Frankfurt and
Cologne. Drawing on the skill and knowledge of over 950 lawyers, the firm
has developed a fully integrated international practice that is able to
handle the most complex and important assignments for its clients anywhere in the world.
To be considered, please send cover letter, resume and salary expectation
to: email@example.com. While we would like to respond to all resumes, we
only contact those applicants we are interested in meeting.
All job applicants are considered for employment opportunities without
regard to race. color, religion, sex, national origin, or status as a
qualified individual with a disability or Vietnam era or other protected
veteran. Applicants who need an accommodation may request one by
contacting Nancy J. Roberts, Director of Administrative Personnel,
firstname.lastname@example.org, fax 212-298-0324 or by phone 212-225-3110.
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Government Documents & Serials Librarian (Instructor or Assistant Professor) (Substitute)
The City College Library is seeking a service-oriented, innovative and enthusiastic librarian who will be responsible for administering the Government Documents collection for a library designated a Federal Depository in 1884. Provides specialized assistance with the documents collection; oversees cataloging, copy cataloging, processing and check-in of documents and trains and supervises part-time staff in those activities; performs collection development activities for documents and revises and updates collection development policy. Maintains local SFX database links and contributes to CUNY SFX database; maintains Serials Solutions database and its attendant alphabetical list of electronic journals. Provides reference services, provides information literacy instruction as part of the Instruction Team, and is responsible for collection development in one or more subject areas. Reports to the Chief of Technical Services.
Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS; second masters or Ph.D. required for Assistant Professor rank; a minimum of one year of relevant experience; demonstrated competence in using integrated library systems. Preferred: hands-on experience in the cataloging of government documents, in-depth knowledge of the SuDocs classification system, and ability to promote the use of these specialized materials to a variety of audiences. Good planning, administrative and communication skills, an ability to interact successfully with a broad clientele both inside and outside the institution, and a flexible approach are essential.
Salary: $39,399-$59,608, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Liberal fringe benefits. Position available 2/1/2010.
Applicants should submit a current vita and three letters of recommendation to:
Assoc. Dean Pamela Gillespie
The City College, CUNY
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031
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Monday, December 7, 2009
Requisition ID 1959
Full/Part Time Full-time
Location New York
Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI) is an international consulting firm combining deep industry expertise and integrated solutions to assist companies and their legal counsel in enhancing stakeholder value, improving operations, and addressing the challenges of uncertainty, risk and significant business model change. Professional services include dispute, investigation, operational and business advisory, risk management and regulatory advisory, and transaction advisory solutions. The Company focuses on industries undergoing substantial regulatory or structural change, including financial services, insurance, healthcare and energy.
The Company has more than 1,900 professional consultants and more than 2,500 total employees, with headquarters in Chicago and a geographic presence in 40 cities - including international offices in London, Canada, and China. Navigant Consulting has been recognized by Forbes as one of the “200 Best Small Companies” (2006), by Fortune as one of the “100 Fastest Growing Companies” (2007) and “Best Place to Launch a Career” in Business Week (2007).
We have an immediate opening for a Research Coordinator position in our New York city office. The Research Coordinator will provide research support to business development staff, consulting staff and senior management across several practice areas and will be responsible for research related to both business development and client-related projects.
* The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing and communication skills.
* Able to work both independently and collaboratively as part of a national research team.
* Provides comprehensive, timely, and accurate research solutions in response to broad based research projects and presents results in a clear and actionable format for consulting professionals.
* Researches, analyzes, and synthesizes information from diverse sources and converts results into a useable and understandable format.
* Self-motivated with proven ability to effectively work with diverse personalities in a dynamic and demanding environment.
* Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively with all levels of staff and management.
* Superior skill and ability in multi-tasking and prioritizing.
* Ability to adapt to a changing environment and to approach problems with a sense of ownership, enthusiasm and innovation in a collaborative team environment.
* Must have proficiency in web-based proprietary databases (e.g. LexisNexis, Westlaw, Factiva, LivEdgar, Capital IQ), electronic, print, and library resources.
* Experience using Bloomberg or Factset is a plus.
* Master’s in Library Science degree (or Master’s in related field) is strongly encouraged
* 5-7 years of research experience in a law, corporate, or academic library environment
* Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes applications.
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Long Island University's Libraries are transforming from 20th century repositories to 21st century portals. At this critical juncture, Long Island University (LIU) seeks a leader to serve as Dean with the vision, energy and experience to work collaboratively with faculty and other internal and external constituencies to effect this transformation successfully. He/she also will play a University-wide role in the development and implementation of digital library capabilities and information technologies to support teaching, learning and research.
The Dean of University Libraries is responsible for all areas of library management including strategic planning, fiscal management, personnel supervision, policy and program development, collection development, public and technical services and facilities planning. He/she reports to the University's Vice President for Academic Affairs.
LIU's Libraries span two major residential campuses (one in downtown Brooklyn, New York, and the other in suburban Long Island) and four smaller regional campuses in the New York metropolitan area, constituting a single, integrated system serving approximately 22,000 students and over 1900 full-time and part-time faculty. With a faculty and staff of over 100, the annual Libraries budget exceeds $12 million.
The successful candidate will have a compelling vision of the future for LIU's Libraries, strong leadership skills, at least five years of senior library administrative experience, strong communication skills and the capacity to develop effective collaborative relationships with faculty, staff and other constituent groups. Additional qualifications include an MLS or an MLIS from an ALA accredited institution; a record appropriate to an appointment at senior faculty rank; a record of effective strategic planning and implementation; demonstrated knowledge of emerging library and information technologies and trends in higher education as they affect library services; and evidence of effective budgetary and personnel management. The salary for the position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The desired starting date is September 1, 2010. Application materials must include a letter describing interest, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of five references who may be contacted only after the candidate's approval.
Applications received by December 31, 2009 will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Nominators and candidates are urged to submit materials by e-mail utilizing Microsoft Word or PDF attachments. Materials should be submitted to Dean Francis Bonsignore, Search Committee Chair, at DeanSearchLibraries@liu.edu
Long Island University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Education: Bachelor (BA, BS, etc.)
Location: New York, New York, 10017, United States
Posted by: UNICEF Internet, Broadcast and Image Section, Division of
Job Category: Communications
Job posted on: December 7, 2009
Area of Focus: Children and Youth, Family and Parenting, Human Rights and
Civil Liberties, Peace, War, and Conflict Resolution, Women's Issues
Type: Full time
Salary: Fixed- Rate
Last day to apply: December 28, 2009
Last updated: December 7, 2009
• Facilitate the reorganisation of UNICEF’s video library including the
sorting of tapes which consist of camera original and completed programmes
in various formats and languages
• Continue the implementation of the new cataloguing, shelving, and check
out system to improve the ease of use of the library
• Review current information in the database and add to it as necessary
while advising on improvements to database system and archiving process
• Review, rationalize, and catalogue video materials in storage
• Complete outstanding cataloguing, including B-rolls, finished
productions, PSAs, and other materials.
• Work on UNICEF premises
• May be asked to work weekends
• May be asked to travel
• Experience organising and maintaining libraries and archives
• Experience logging and retrieving information from tapes
• Basic knowledge of library science and cataloguing standards
• Excellent organisational skills
How to Apply:
To Apply – Email a cover letter and your resume to
Please use "Video Librarian/Archivist" as the subject of your email.
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
MANAGER OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS, NEW YORK LAW INSTITUTE, NY
Located in downtown Manhattan, the New York Law Institute is a membership law library, serving the legal community continuously since 1828 by providing access to resources its members need but cannot maintain on their own. Today, The Institute is undertaking major initiatives to meet 21^st century demands for legal and business information by providing customized, portal access to essential information services and resources.
The New York Law Institute is partnering with Axelroth & Associates to recruit for a Manager of Information Systems. This is a new and exciting management position, created to develop and administer systems to connect members with the Institute’s resources, services and products. The person selected will have responsibility for two key areas: 1) implementation of technologies to support the delivery of resources and services and 2) oversight of technical services systems to support internal operations.
The successful candidate will work in partnership with the Executive Director to take the Institute to a new level of service by providing project leadership on the redesign of the Institute’s website, enhancement of the online library system’s capabilities, design of systems to improve internal operations and external access to services and resources, and implementation of collaborative technologies to enhance members’ experiences.
· Demonstrated ability to work with information technology to deliver information products and services through web-based applications, implement and administer online library systems, and develop services using Web 2.0 tools.
· Minimum of seven years of experience implementing and managing information technologies and five years of experience in a special library, including project management and personnel experience.
· Graduate degree in either library, information, computer science or another related program from an accredited institution.
For more information or to apply for the position,
email Mary Talley at email@example.com
Include in your email an outline of your qualifications for this position and attach a resume. In the subject line of your email, write *Manager, Information Systems *and your name (e.g., Manager, Information Systems – J. Smith).
Axelroth & Associates and the New York Law Institute are Equal Opportunity Employers.
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