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Thursday, April 29, 2010

F/T (2010-2011 school term) - School Media Specialist - St. Francis Prep

St. Francis Prep for the school year 2010-2011 with you as coordinator through your office.
Job Description: School Media Specialist
Reference Librarian- Bibliographic Instruction-Cataloging-Acquisitons. Must be computer sav vy and be able to teach BI classes.
Email: Cover Letter and Resume Frank Trubiano-Dept. Chairperson

F/T or P/T (temporary) - Archives Technicians - National Park Service - Staten Island

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT ARCHIVES TECHNICIANS (Temporary, Full- or Part-Time)     Position Description:   This project entails work with archival materials in the custody of the National Park Service, a Federal government agency, funded under a cooperative agreement with the National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy.   The project is located primarily on Staten Island, within walking distance of public transportation; some work in Manhattan is also anticipated.   We seek one or more Archives Technicians for a multi-year project.   Duties:    Reporting directly to the Project Archivist and indirectly to the Lead Archivist, Archives Technicians will be responsible for routine arrangement, rehousing, description, preservation and digitization of historical records, and for the accurate and timely maintenance of holdings and location information in electronic databases.   The collections consist of textual records, oversize drawings and maps, photographs, books and other printed material.   Schedule: Flexible, 20 to 40 hours per week within 9:00-5:00, M-F.     Qualifications:   Bachelors degree required.   Strong preference will be given to candidates who have completed or are currently enrolled in graduate coursework in archives and in the digitization of archival and library materials.   Consideration will be given to candidates with comparable combination of education and experience in archives and digitization.   Excellent organizational skills and competence in Word and Excel required.   Knowledge of American history highly desirable.   Working knowledge of preservation management standards and procedures desirable.   Must be able to work efficiently and independently.   Must be able to lift record cartons weighing up to 40 pounds .     Compensation:   Hourly fee-based positions, $18.60/hour.     Deadline:    Positions open until filled.   We anticipate interviews beginning in May 2010.   Contact:   Mimi Bowling, Lead Archivist, National Park Service Manhattan Sites Archives Project.   Email cover letter and resume or any inquiries to .      No phone calls or postal mail, please.   Responses will be sent only to individuals who are chosen for interviews.  

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F/T (temporary) - Records Inventory Consultant - Near NY/CT border

Position Title:
Records Inventory Consultant (temporary)
Near NY/CT border
We are looking for a Records Inventory Consultant for a temporary position starting June 1st and lasting through mid-August. The qualified candidate will have at least 7 years experience in records analysis, records classification, and developing taxonomies; experience in performing records inventories and developing taxonomies preferably in a pharmaceutical company. CRM designation is desired. Knowledgeable with both electronic and paper records. Ability to analyze records and not just organize is key.
Submission Instructions:
Interested candidates should send resumes to Please no phone calls.
Kate Dietrick
Staffing Specialist

1156 Ave of the Americas , Third Floor
New York, NY 10036
P: 212.642.4321  F: 212.391.7809

F/T (consulting project) - Archive Project Manager - Staten Island Academy

Archive Project Manager

Staten Island Academy, currently celebrating its 125th Anniversary Year, is looking for a consulting project manager to undertake a modernization of the Academy’s Archives.

Primary Responsibilities would include, but may not be limited to:
o Review of archives and analysis of project need and scope
o Developing a project outline and budget
o Indexing of paper and photographic records
o Present recommendations to Academy staff for long term storage and access
o Creation / Installation of permanent storage units
o Design and creation of public display case

While the Staten Island Academy archives are not large, they do contain a wide range of materials from public and private sources, including newspapers, school publications, books, photographs and other items of historical interest.

There is a budget for this project, and volunteer assistance may be possible.
Those interested in exploring this opportunity should contact:

Michael Barret Jones
Director of Development and Alumni Relations
Staten Island Academy
715 Todt Hill Road
Staten Island, NY 10304

Successful students – achieving their goals in school and in life -- are at the center of Staten Island Academy. An independent, co-ed, college prep school for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, the Academy provides an inspiring balance of challenge, exploration and opportunity.

F/T - Director of Research - NYC - Healthcare


Our client is a leader in the development of language solutions in the field of healthcare. As a recipient of over a dozen NIH innovation research grants, the company is working to transform the delivery of health education and health services to underserved communities. Enabling healthcare providers to communicate with Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients in a linguistically competent and culturally sensitive manner is at the core of their mission.

The team consists of experts in linguistics, anthropology, cross-cultural communication, and health education as well as professionals in information technology, interaction design, and multimedia production. By providing language solutions, they strive to help LEP individuals and service providers transcend the boundaries of language, culture, and geography.

The successful candidate will serve as the lead in research, data management and interpretation and product development. In addition to imparting expertise; the candidate would serve as a coach and a role model who facilitates an environment that encourages creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and effective utilization of available resources.

Lead the effort, to formulate, implement and manage the Company’s research strategies, plans, and objectives outlined in the company’s mission as well as awarded grants
1.    Lead research department and dependent teams by identifying and managing objectives, timelines, data, and development
2.    Establish strategy for all project and product development, including engineering and technology related activities for multiple product lines
3.    Develop and maintain effective quality assurance metrics in line with standards as defined by company and accepted  SOPs, and protocols
4.    Drive accountability, consistency, quality, standardization and discipline across all stages of research and development
5.    Help sustain a profitable, stable, and growth oriented business, consistent with delivering the utmost quality of scientific and technological output
6.    Manage, apply, and interpret complex data from multiple sources using  data mining, predictive analysis, and general statistical methods
  1. Effectively collaborate with executive, technical, and marketing teams
  2. Recruit and develop a diverse, professional, qualified staff
  3. Assist leadership in developing distinctive and compelling research using approaches and methodology suited to commercialization

Advanced degree in scientific disciplines, biomedical science, clinical research, technical fields or similar with a minimum ten years of related experience.  Applicants must have a broad knowledge of multiple fields, including but not limited to;
1.    Previous project management experience; clear understanding of project set-up, recruiting, familiarity working with an expanded team i.e. separate departments,  executive board, consultants, etc
2.    Experience with data mining, predictive analysis, and general statistical modeling
3.    Extensive research experience – clinical and/or anthropological
4.    Demonstrated technical and quantitative analytic experience
  1. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  2. Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
7.    Ability to manage and grow a multi-discipline staff
8.    Strong interest in and sensitivity to language, cultural issues, and/or immigrant rights
9.    Able to handle multiple time dependent tasks
10.  Interest and experience in public health
11.  Solid knowledge universal roadblocks in the delivery of health care i.e. Fragmentation of care, culturally incompetent treatment, lack of patient education, etc
12.  Must be Local Candidates
Desired/Preferred Requirements:
1.      Experience within research & development or start-up companies bring product to market  a plus
2.    Experience with NIH grants useful
3.    Senior-level (director) experience in a large corporate (even matrix) environment strongly preferred
4.    Formal project management training
5.    Recent experience with organizational or change management implementation

Job Code ML10-01     (Resumes and Cover Letters in Word Preferred)   Local Candidates Only
For further details on this job, to send your resume, or to make a referral:
Contact:  Sarah Warner        2
12/ 869-3348
Strategic Recruiting

Monday, April 26, 2010

F/T (temporary) - Specialist II/Jerome Robbins Moving Image Archive - NYPL

The New York Public Library

Type of Library

Job Description
Reporting to the Coordinator of the Jerome Robbins Moving Image Archive, the Specialist II:
•Assists the archive’s moving image acquisition program
•Reviews holdings of the collection, acquires new materials and evaluates the existing moving image materials to determine need for replacement by acquisition or for preservation
•Initiates and maintains contacts with choreographers and dance companies, television networks, stock footage houses and archives for acquisitions
•Advises dance companies and individuals on archival matters
•Drafts correspondence for gift solicitation and acknowledgments, and recommends acquisition of commercially available films and tapes
•Inventories, organizes, makes decisions regarding handling of incoming materials, both individual items and large collections
•Assists the Original Documentations Specialist in creating moving image records of dance performances, including negotiating contracts, coordinating schedules for videotape sessions and obtaining appropriate written permissions
•Assists with grant proposals and implementation of grant projects
•Assists with collection management, including statistics, and record keeping
•Provides reference information at public reference desk, by correspondence and telephone, as needed
•Performs related duties as required

Required Experience
•Master’s degree required and knowledge of dance history and contemporary dance performance preferred
•Demonstrated knowledge of and experience working with dance, film and video professionals, and performing arts organizations
•Excellent oral and written communications skills, including the ability to interact tactfully and effectively with staff, the public, and dance and film/ videotape professionals
•Successfully demonstrated ability to work independently in organizing and carrying through complex projects, from initial contact through follow-up and acknowledgment
•Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, with judgment, accuracy, and attention to detail
•Demonstrated flexibility and reliability
•Extensive film and videotape experience preferred
•Demonstrated computer and related technology skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Access

MLS Requirement
Master’s degree required

Education Requirements
Master’s degree required


Job Type

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.

Sunday, April 25, 2010

F/T - Temporary Technical Services Analyst - Law Firm, NYC

TECHNICAL SERVICES ANALYST – Temporary Assignment – Midtown, NYC

Our client, an AmLaw 50 international law firm with over 700 attorneys, is one of the leading law firms in the country.  Their goal of providing outstanding service to our lawyers and clients is achieved by promoting an atmosphere that is both collaborative and professional.

Our client seeks for a temporary assignment a Technical Services Analyst with initiative and excellent analytical and technical skills to work in the Library and Knowledge Management Department.  The position reports to the Technical Services Manager.


  • Assists in the management of  12 modules of the integrated library system and will gain a broad and detailed mastery of EOS.Web.
  • Oversees the work flow for all acquisitions using the ILS and an M.S. Access database, maintains the Access database of library acquisitions and payments, and generates reports.
  • Works with the Technical Services Manager to conduct budget reviews and prepare the annual budget report.
  • Reconciles and reviews payments and acts as liaison between library vendors and the Accounting Department.
  • Maintains library's deposit accounts.
  • Orders books and other materials.
  • Will cross train with other Technical Services staff. Acts as back up to that staff, including copy cataloging, circulation, interlibrary loans, serials check-in, ready reference, and document retrieval.
  • Assists Technical Services Manager with special projects including the continued implementation of new integrated library system modules.
  • Acts in a supervisory capacity to paraprofessional staff in the Technical Services Department.
  • The temporary position includes the above responsibilities but is not limited to.


1.     College graduate with library experience.
2.     ALA-accredited master's degree in library science or information science required. 
3.     Strong computer skills, including extensive experience with an integrated library system, MS Access, Excel, Word, other office applications required.
4.    Must have strong service orientation and ability to work with a team.
5.     Experience with EOS.web library software and OCLC a plus.
6.     Experience in a law firm library a plus.
7.     Position requires vision, hearing and speech capabilities such that computers, keyboards and telephones may be easily utilized.

Job Code – ND-10  (Resumes and Cover Letters in Microsoft Word Preferred)
For further details on this job, to send your resume, or to make a referral:

 Sarah L. Warner                       
Wontawk/Strategic Recruiting

F/T - Temporary Reference Library/ Business & Litigation - Law Firm

A leading international law firm whose lawyers concentrate in the areas of litigation and corporate law is seeking a well qualified researcher for a temporary assignment. The researcher will be responsible for performing approximately 25 requests per day.

Hours:  Monday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
1.      Conducts searches on online databases, including LEXIS, WESTLAW, Dialog, Factiva, Dun & Bradstreet, ChoicePoint and numerous other resources,         including those developed in-house for precedential and related research.
2.      Compiles & prepares bibliographies, legislative histories, and legal research aids. 
3.      Engages outside research services to retrieve documents from outside the office, and contacts or corresponds with courts and agencies to obtain materials. 
4.      Assists in lawyer orientation, instruction and use of library print and electronic resources, and conducts orientation tours to new lawyers and paralegals.
5.      Keeps abreast of state-of-the-art librarianship and legal reference materials and practices or policies that may help or hinder library operations, and for making appropriate recommendations for improvements.  Monitors general and business news sources to stay up to date with news and trends.
6.      Coordinates requests for services provided by other members of the library staff.
7.      Accounts for billable time by submitting diaries on a regular basis.
8.      Works on special projects and performs other departmental duties as assigned, including coverage of inter library loans, library systems and technical services.
1.      MLS from accredited institution with minimum of five years legal library experience.
2.      Must have demonstrated  strong writing skills
3.      Ability to perform legal and non-legal research in a time-sensitive, cost- efficient, creative and thorough way.
4.      Demonstrated knowledge of major legal and non-law related database systems, including their content, search methodology, and pricing.
5.      Ability to appropriately and effectively respond to and accommodate lawyer and client needs, and to adapt to the environment of a service department with professional clientele.
6.      Ability to maintain detailed, organized and up-to-date records on the status of requests, and to input and proofread billing information.
7.      Ability to work in close quarters.
8.      Interpersonal skills necessary to interact and work productively as a team member as well initiative and ability to work independently.
9.      Flexibility to assume other job responsibilities within the department a necessary.
10.  Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to scheduling changes and shifts in priorities.
11.  Performance of the foregoing responsibilities requires on a regular basis:
a)      ability to prepare and review correspondence, memoranda and related written materials;
b)      ability to communicate effectively in person, both one-to-one and in larger groups;
c)      interpersonal skills necessary to work productively with lawyers and firm personnel at all levels;
12.  ability to meet strict deadlines and effectively complete designated job assignments under significant time and supervisory pressure
13.  Must be able to handle books and other material weighing up to 10 lbs.

Job Code WG-10                    
Resume & Cover in Microsoft Word, please
For further details on Wontawk, this job, sending your resume, making a referral:
Contact:   Sarah Warner                     
212 / 869-3348
Wontawk\Strategic Recruiting

F/T - Library Associate in the Image Library - The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Library Associate

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the world’s finest museums, seeks a Library Associate in the Image Library. The position will perform daily tasks associated with supporting our comprehensive image services to MMA staff, other museums, scholars, and the broader art historical community. The position will provide support to professional Image Library staff in a variety of areas as well as work independently. Tasks will include cataloguing, circulation, reference, and support for our external image distribution channels. This position provides customer service, including orientation to the collections, performs color proofing and image evaluation, and maintains selected statistics.The position will interact with staff throughout the Museum as well as external patrons and our third party distributors. The position is renewable yearly for up to three years.

Successful candidates will three or more years of previous office experience. Familiarity with MS Office is required. Experience with digital image management is preferred. Attention to detail and excellent communication skills are required. BA required, Art History is preferred. Knowledge of French, German, or Italian preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to as a Word attachment only with the position title in the subject line.

Please email cover letter and resume to with the position title in the subject line.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028-0198


Monday, April 19, 2010

F/T - Editor: Reference, eBook and Digital Products - Library Journal

Position: Editor: Reference, eBook and Digital Products

Leading publication in the library field, with twice-monthly print and daily and weekly web products, seeks editor for broad-based position (located in New York City) covering the continuing shift from print to electronic in reference and trade publishing. Coverage will encompass trade, reference (including print), and academic ebooks and databases, and the platforms, technology, and vendors that support them.

Editor is responsible for assigning and editing reviews of print reference and electronic databases that libraries buy; reporting on developments, products, and platforms in this area; and assigning/editing/writing news and features.

Editor will develop and sustain relationships with publishers, vendors, and librarians and be the face of LJ at conferences and on panels.

Position requires strong editing and reporting skills, understanding of libraries and broader tech world, and embrace of social networking and other communication technologies. Familiarity with library world desirable, MLS helpful.  

Please send resume and writing samples to
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F/T - Cataloger - City College/CUNY

City College Library

Type of Library

Job Description
The City College Library is seeking a service-oriented, innovative and enthusiastic cataloger with strong analytical and problem-solving skills who will be responsible for administering the Catalog Division, which handles the cataloging and processing of all materials and formats for the Cohen Library and four branch libraries. The chief provides complex copy and original cataloging for the City College section of the CUNY Union catalog, manages the division, organizes workflow, and communicates with library faculty and staff about cataloging issues. The Chief provides information literacy instruction as part of the Instruction Team, and is responsible for collection development in one or more subject areas. This position reports to the Chief of Technical Services.

Instructor or Assistant Professor
This position is available September 1, 2010.

Required Experience
ALA-accredited MLS; second master's or Ph.D. required for Assistant Professor rank. Must possess working knowledge of cataloging principles and procedures including AACR2, LC Subject Headings, LC Classification and MARC21 formats. Working knowledge of standard bibliographic and other reference tools; aptitude for complex, analytical and detailed work; demonstrated competence in using integrated library systems; strong working knowledge of at least one European language. Good organization skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, an ability to interact successfully with a broad clientele both inside and outside the institution, and a flexible approach are essential.

Professional cataloging experience in an academic library; working knowledge of Ex Libris Aleph 500 software and the OCLC cataloging sub-system. Familiarity with and understanding of the Dublin Core metadata standard, and the ability and desire to lead the library's transition from traditional cataloging to true metadata.

MLS Requirement
ALA-accredited MLS

Education Requirements
ALA-accredited MLS; second master’s or Ph.D. required for Assistant Professor rank


Job Type


Reference No.

Ms. Ebe DeLeon
Office of the Chief Librarian
The City College of New York
160 Convent Avenue, NA 5/333
New York, New York 10031 USA
Phone: 212-650-7271
Fax: 212-650-7604

Library Information
The City College library system includes the Morris Raphael Cohen Library, six departmental libraries, and a partnership with the CUNY Dominican Studies Institute Library. The collections, the largest in the CUNY system, total more than 1,485,000 volumes and 57,000 electronic journal subscriptions. Library faculty provide individualized library service to faculty and students, information literacy education, instruction in research methodology and resource evaluation on multiple levels.

F/T - Digital Services Library Associate - The NY School of Interior Design

Job Position: Digital Services Library Associate
The New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), the only institution of higher learning in New York devoted exclusively to the design of the interior environment, seeks an individual to support the technology infrastructure of the library, liaise directly with IT and academic computing, and assist faculty with digital images for teaching, as well as other technology needs.
• Manage digital assets for the library, including images, archival collections, and electronic theses
• Work directly with faculty to help them create, manage and use digital assets in teaching
• Work closely with librarians to continuously update and keep library website design relevant and uniform in appearance across all platforms, including online resource subject guides and a library blog
• Responsible for basic website development
• Work with library staff to create and edit video tutorials for students and faculty
• Manage electronic resources including indexes and full text databases to ensure off-campus access
• Create instructional guides for technology equipment use in library
• Keep abreast of current trends in technology as relevant to the library
• Manage photo copiers and accompanying vendor relationship
• Work scheduled hours on the main service desk of the library, with very occasional night or weekend shifts
• Other duties as assigned by the Director of the Library

Requirements: A BFA/BA in one or more of the following: Interior Design, Architecture, Fine Arts, Art History, Humanities or background in Educational Technology. Skill sets in Photoshop CS4, Dreamweaver, html, scanners, basic knowledge of library databases, catalogs and other online environments. Strong customer service skills.

Preferred: MA, MFA or MLS and 1-3 years of work experience. XML/XSLT, JavaScript, CSS, basic AutoCAD.

NYSID provides an outstanding benefits package and a collegial and supportive work environment. Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to
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