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Saturday, January 29, 2011

F/T - Technical Services Assistant - Schulte Roth and Zabel (student oppty)

Technical Services Assistant, Schulte Roth and Zabel LLP.
Schulte is seeking a technical services assistant who is service
oriented and can work as a team player in a large, fast-paced law
firm. The Technical Services Assistant will be working under the
supervision of the Assistant Director of Library Services.
Responsibilities include:

Assists the Technical Services Staff in handling various tasks and
projects as needed.

Assists with opening, processing, and checking in updated and new
library materials.

Assists with filing in the Library collection of loose-leaf services/newsletters.

Assists with handling of Claims for the Library collection.

Assists with the Retention of the library collection of newsletters
and distributions of new books to attorneys.

Assists the Electronic Services Librarian as needed in handling
administrative matters/issues/tasks relating to online databases:
updating documentation of online resources; checking internet links;
working with library computers; maintaining departmental applications
passwords; etc.

Assists with data entry of invoices in the Library Budget database, as
well as handling accounting issues relating to invoices (print/online).

Assists with Circulation Activities of Library materials.

Requirements: Associate Degree or 2 years of College Education, and
minimum 3+ years relevant experience in a law firm environment.
Excellent interpersonal, communications, technical, and writing

If interested, please send a cover letter with salary requirements and
resume to:

Linda Wood Reid
Assistant Director of Library Services
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
919 3rd Ave.
New York, NY 10022
Office: (212) - 756 - 2305
Fax (212) - 610 - 6404

F/T (temporary) - Associate Information Management Officer (ARMS) - UN


Associate Information Management Officer
Service/Section: Archives Records Mgmt Section (ARMS)
Estimated Start Date: 15/02/2011
Duty Station: New York
Possibility of Extension? YES
Duration: up to 30 April 2011 Open to External Candidates? YES

This position is located in the Department of Management/Office of Central Support Services/FCSD/CAS/Archives and Records
Management Section (ARMS). Under the supervision of the Chief, Archives Unit, the Associate Information Management Officer is responsible for the management of projects to describe and preserve the United Nations archival records according to international standards. The incumbent conducts in particular reference functions by advising internal and external users about archival holdings, access and declassification requests in compliance with UN policies and practices. He/She maintains
communication with other information and records managers and provides services on archival related issues to all departments.

He/She manages archival descriptive data in the Section’s electronic recordkeeping system (TRIM). He/She makes recommendations for enhancement of ARMS website and participates in the maintenance and update of the archives portion of ARMS website. He/She performs other related duties, as required.


• Professionalism – Domains of professional knowledge include the following: the nature of archives, records and recordkeeping; appraisal, arrangement and description of archival records; maintenance and disposition of records, preservation.
Demonstrable conceptual, analytical and evaluative skills and ability to conduct independent research and analysis, identifying and assessing issues, formulating options and making conclusions and recommendations.
• Planning and Organising – Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan and those under his/her supervision.
• Technological Awareness – In-depth knowledge and experience of relevant technology and its application to archives and recordkeeping.
• Communication – Demonstrable ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to prepare reports, formulating positions on issues, articulating options concisely conveying maximum necessary information, making and defending recommendations. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with client groups.
• Teamwork – Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations

For Managerial Positions:
Experience: At least two years of progressively responsible professional experience in modern archives, recordkeeping and/or information management functions. Experience at the international level preferred.
Education: Advanced university degree (Masters Degree) with a specialization in archival or information science, information systems, social science (history or international relations, esp. in the post-World War II period) or a related field. A first level university degree with a combination of relevant academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Languages: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in spoken and English is required. Knowledge of a second official UN language is an advantage.

Other Skills: Specialization in the application of information technology to archives and records management.

Cover Letter
Signed PAS Periods: 2008-9,2009-10

Contact Name: Paola Casini 
Email Address:

While this temporary assignment will provide the successful applicant with an ideal opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post.
Internal candidates for this purpose is defined as staff members currently serving under 100 series appointment who have been recruited after a competitive examination under staff rule 104.15 or after the advice of a Secretariat joint body under staff rule 104.14. External applicants may be considered when it is not possible to identify suitable internal candidates of the same department/office.
Please note that external candidates are generally not entitled to be appointed at the advertised level of this temporary vacancy and will therefore be graded in accordance with the current recruitment guidelines. This means that the grade may be at a lower level than that of the advertised level of the post.
For information on the provisions for special post allowance, please refer to ST/AI/1999/17.

F/T (temporary) - Assistant Data Analyst - Rainbow Media Holdings

Assistant Data Analyst - Temporary (Long Term):

Position: This is a hands-on position supporting the metadata team within the Digital Media department at Rainbow Media Holdings, LLC. The metadata team is responsible for accurate and timely creation, reviewing and distribution of metadata from Rainbow Media’s business units to various alternate platforms, including, video on demand, Internet & mobile. As this is an entry-level position in an emerging industry, the focus is to hire a candidate with an aptitude for detail versus experience. Training will be provided.

Company: Rainbow Media Holdings, LLC is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation, which has been an innovator in television programming and entertainment for 30 years. Rainbow Media owns and operates some of the world’s most popular and award-winning entertainment brands, including: AMC, IFC, IFC Entertainment, Sundance Channel, WE tv & Wedding Central.

Qualifications: Exceptional organizational and time management skills, propensity for data and information management, extremely detail oriented, ability to manage strict deadlines.

Hours: 35 hours per week, M-F 9-5, Flexible hours are possible.

Compensation: $25/hour, Benefits not included.

Location: 11 Penn Plaza (7th Avenue between 31st and 32nd St.)


Friday, January 28, 2011

F/T - Senior Manager for Web Initiatives - NYPL

Senior Manager for Web Initiatives
External Responsibilities:
The Senior Manager will have the following core areas of responsibility:
·         Directly responsible for, Digital Gallery, and the Library Intranet (LAIR).
·         Responsible for working with stakeholders from all parts of the Library (including Library Sites and Services, the Research Libraries, ITG, Communications, Marketing, Collections, EPE, Finance and Legal) to implement Web Projects, Evaluate their usability and impact,and continuously improve them.
·         Projects Include:
  • Public Interfaces of the NYPL Web Catalog (with the ILS team)
  • Digital Humanities projects (maps, menus) and on-line exhibitions
  • eAdvocacy
  • Migration of legacy content
  • Client requests for Website improvements
·         Chiefly responsible for implementing the Research Library 2.0 on-line Strategy, by overseeing the design and implementation of opt-in public profiles, social sharing layer, exposure of collections through APIs, and enabling crowdsourcing.
·         Oversees the implementation of the agile product management framework for the Library's Digital Staff.
·         Manages the continuous improvement of all Web Interfaces through design and development in response to patron and staff needs.
·         Analyzes patterns of Web use and develops strategies for increasing and optimizing traffic.
·         Partners with ITG to keep all sites up and running. This includes Security, Module, Code updates, and Bug Tracking.
·         Pitches the Steering Committee for funding and reports on business results.
·         Works with the Digital Project Mangers to allocate and Manage Developers  time across Digital Projects including those led by others (e.g. repository,certain ILS projects).  

External Qualifications:
The ideal candidate must have:
-          Technical degree or equivalent experience. Master Degree preferred.
-          Significant people and organizational management skills. A natural leader and mentor.
-          Strong quantitative and analytical abilities with deep understanding of the Internet, Search engine, Social networking and the best practices of Digital Libraries.
-          Demonstrated experience in designing highly usable web-based interfaces
-          Successfully demonstrates experience working with content management systems and interactive sites, including familiarity with database programming, user accounts and sessions.
-          Demonstrable skills in setting priorities and assigning resources strategically.
-          Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, including the ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and users.
-          Experience managing budgets and staff.

To apply see original post:

F/T - Metadata Creator - Museum of the City of NY

Position: Metadata Creator FT

Department: Collections Management

The Museum of the City of New York is seeking a museum cataloger /

metadata creator to provide and maintain descriptive metadata for
collection objects and their digital images.

Under the direction of the Director of Collections Access and reporting to

the Digital Project Manager, the cataloger will perform original
cataloging to create item level records in the museum’s database and
correct existing records.  The cataloger will work in a team environment
and assist in quality control, proofreading, and assigning controlled
vocabulary terms to catalog records. Other related duties will be required
as assigned.


BA, with emphasis on
art history, American history, American studies, museum studies, or a related field preferred 
Cataloging experience
Demonstrated accuracy and detail-orientation
MLS or equivalent education / experience  
Ability to work well with a team


Experience with
digital projects
Experience cataloging visual resources and / or cultural objects

Experience handling collection objects


The Museum offers an attractive comprehensive benefits package including a

defined benefit pension plan.
 Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to The Museum
of the City of New York
, Attention: Human Resources Department, 1220
Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 or email to

The Museum of the City of New York is an
equal opportunity employer

F/T - Reference Coordinator - Fox News

Position: Reference Coordinator

Location: New York

Requirements/Responsibilities: FOX News Channel is looking for a Reference Coordinator for the research department. A successful candidate will have a solid grasp of current events and excellent organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills.

Duties include but not limited to:

* Organize and archive newspapers and magazines daily. Manage newspaper and magazine subscriptions, including online subscription passwords for research department.
* Answers phones, maintain office supplies and equipment, manage UPS account, and handle new employee needs such as IDs, business cards, phones, and computers for FOX News' research operation.
* Serve as a liaison to FOX News' on-air transcription vendor- Check daily on-air transcripts to ensure that all were received and transfer into company-wide production system.
* Handle requests for transcripts and copies of newspapers or magazines.
* Assist in research projects as needed.
* Oversee the responsibilities and assignments given to department interns.
* Assist with the assembly of research briefing books produced by the research staff.
* Maintain the reference library- regularly catalogue new books and keep books up-to-date.

Fox News Network is an EOE.

Interested applicants please send resumes to:
Fox Business Network
Human Resources
2nd floor
1211 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Fax: 212-301-8588


F/T - Research Associate - White and Case

Research Associate
A leading global law firm with lawyers in 36 offices in 25 countries, White & Case provides counsel and representation in virtually every area of law that affects cross-border business, including transactions, arbitration and litigation. Whether in established or emerging markets, the hallmark of White & Case is our complete dedication to meeting the business priorities and legal needs of our clients.
Position Summary:
- Provides high-level and customized research services to all attorneys, paralegals and technical advisors
- Utilizes appropriate fee based, print and online resources in the areas of law, business, medicine, science and other subjects to ultimately address the client’s issues and concerns in a timely and cost effective manner
- Provides extensive training on the use of on-line and print resources
- Partners with colleagues and other departments to promote the knowledge management initiatives of the Firm and provide outreach services to the attorneys
- Creates research and bibliographic print and online tools to assist in legal and other related research
- Markets the availability of library services and resources 
- Perform other duties as required by management
- Hours for the position are from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm EST.

·         M.L.S. or L.I.S., with 3-5 years law firm library reference experience
·         Prior work experience in a private law firm setting and an understanding of the needs of lawyers, confidential issues and sensitive material. 
·         Thorough knowledge of professional principles and practices of library science and ability to select and search the best print, online databases, and web resources in the areas of law, business, medicine, science and other subject areas relevant to the firm’s practice sections in order to meet the information needs of the legal staff in the most cost effective and timely means possible.
·         Expert in searching online research databases and in the use of spreadsheets and word processing to aid in the appropriate packaging of information to meet specific research and knowledge needs.
·         Solid project management and planning skills including the ability to determine organizational needs, prioritize competing assignments, define library projects in terms of their support for the Firm’s overall mission and goals, adhere to established schedules, work within recognized budgetary constraints and consistently meet tight deadlines.
·         Strong Technology background with knowledge of complex computer systems, web applications and knowledge management tools, such as FrontPage and Sharepoint
·         Demonstrated ability to work within a team environment, manage multiple tasks simultaneously and complete detailed work accurately and efficiently with minimal supervision.
·         Ability to work creatively and demonstrate flexibility in a collaborative and rapidly changing environment.
·         Considerable ability to analyze and solve problems working in a group dynamic and independently.
·         Highly skilled at handling multiple tasks at one time
·         Works well under pressure, meets tight deadlines, shows attention to detail.
·         Excellent interpersonal as well as oral and written communication skills in order to work with a diverse group of legal and non-legal professionals. 
·         Strong experience conducting research in Legal, Business, Scientific and International Law. 
·         Experience using the following databases: Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw, Westlaw Business, Bloomberg, Capital IQ, Hoovers, OneSource, and Thomson One Banker

To apply, please follow the link below:
We offer a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package, a professional work environment and opportunities for professional growth. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

P/T - Faculty Textbook Consultant - Neal-Schuman

Faculty Textbook Consultant

Neal-Schuman, one of New York’s leading professional publishers, is
currently seeking a Faculty Textbook Consultant.  The position is
based in our NYC – Financial District office and is a great
opportunity for anyone looking to gain experience in publishing or
customer service and sales skills.  It would be a perfect fit for
someone who is pursuing a Masters in Library Information Science

The ideal candidate will be personable, detail-oriented, organized,
and familiar with the courses for which we publish textbooks and that
lead to the MLIS degree. Strong verbal and written communication and
ability to multi-task are essential.  Candidates must be proficient
with MS Office Suite.

Responsibilities include:

Corresponding with MLIS faculty to understand and meet their textbook
Contacting faculty who have examination copies for feedback and to close sales
Researching courses and faculty to attract new customers; recruiting
freelance researchers
Handling faculty customer service, order fulfillment, and accounting
Working with marketing team on planning and execution of faculty sales
promotion campaigns
Producing weekly report tracking new adoption sales
Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Days of the week are flexible (Mon-Friday only), but we seek someone
who is available to work at least 15 hours per week.

Neal-Schuman is the leading publisher of textbooks, professional books
and reference materials for the library and information science
community. Our content is known for its currency, relevance and
professional-development value.  Neal-Schuman is an award-winning
independent publisher.

Please send resume and cover letter to No phone
calls please.

F/T - Publishing Assistant - Neal-Schuman

Publishing Assistant

Neal-Schuman, the leading publisher of library and information science
resources, has an opening for a full-time publishing assistant.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, technical support
for remote editorial staff using Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF, and ftp
systems, answering customer service calls, entering orders, answering
customer service questions, assisting the Director of Publishing with
project reviews/proposals, contract file maintenance, permissions
audits, working with our Web site, and light editorial work.

Requirements: Applicant must be personable, organized, attuned to
customer service and have excellent computer skills.  Strong grammar,
spelling, and punctuation skills are a must. Library and publishing
interests are a plus.

Neal-Schuman is an independent, award-winning publisher of library and
information science
resources for practitioners and students. Our
publications are recognized for their currency, relevance and
professional-development value.  We offer a collegial working
environment, medical insurance, and a 401K plan.

Please send resume and cover letter to No phone
calls please.

Monday, January 24, 2011

F/T - Education and Curriculum Librarian/Health Sciences - NYU

Position Announcement- Education and Curriculum Librarian, NYU Health Sciences Libraries

The NYU Health Sciences Libraries seek an experienced librarian and educator
to serve as Education and Curriculum Librarian. The successful candidate
will develop programs to teach information skills in evidence-based medicine
within the medical education curriculum and support the educational
of other groups at New York University Langone Medical Center
and School of Medicine. This position also coordinates the Library's
instructional program and is the lead developer of online courses for the
Library. This is a faculty level appointment.

Responsibilities of this position include:
    * Coordinate information skills instruction program for medical students.
    * Conduct multi-year needs assessments of student information skills.
    * Work with faculty and course directors on evaluating and updating
course management system entries and course reserve items.
    * Review and recommend new products, services, and technologies that
would enhance the curriculum.
    * Review and implement products and services for mobile devices relevant
to students' preclinical and clinical educational experience and assess
their potential impact on patient care.
    * Represent the Library in the development of new curriculum initiatives
with School of Medicine partner units.
    * Represent the Library and liaise with the Student Environment Committee.
    * Collaborate with the clinical librarian program on joint educational
    * Collaborate with other librarians in offering educational sessions and
information services/support to all faculty, students, and staff of NYU
Langone Medical Center
    * Coordinate with the College of Dentistry and the College of Nursing in
consultation with the liaison librarians assigned to those colleges.
    * Complete scholarly work sufficient for promotion and tenure.
    * Serve as primary liaison to the Division of Educational Informatics.

    * A dynamic, self-starter librarian with 3 or more years of experience,
preferably in a health sciences environment.
    * Experienced educator with ability to convey concepts and skills based
on adult-learning models.
    * Must be able to be productive in a team-oriented environment, working
collaboratively with library faculty and staff and other faculty, staff, and
    * Must be an effective leader of initiatives as appropriate.
    * Demonstrated expertise in evidence-based medicine principles,
practices, and searching.
    * Experience administering/developing courses in a course management
system, such as Sakai, Moodle, or Blackboard.
    * Experience developing online learning modules using tools such as
Camtasia, LAMS, Adobe Connect, or Captivate.
    * Graduate library/information science degree from an ALA-accredited
institution, or equivalent.
    * Flexible professional able to adapt to a fast-paced environment
characterized by rapid, continuous change.

    * Secondary degree in Adult Education or related field.
    * Experience with program development and assessment.
    * Knowledge of the AAMC MedEDPortal and its uses.
    * Leadership and demonstrated contributions to the library and/or
informatics professions.

Rank and salary: this is a faculty position at the level of Assistant
Curator. Salary is based on qualifications and experience (minimum of $60,000).

New York University Langone Medical Center (NYULMC) is located in
mid-Manhattan and is affiliated with Bellevue Hospital, the Manhattan VA,
and the Hospital for Joint Diseases. NYULMC is at an exciting point in its
development, surging in the areas of patient-care outcomes and satisfaction,
new research initiatives, and a revitalized and progressive medical
curriculum. The NYU Health Sciences Libraries (NYUHSL) are a dynamic
department with 19 library faculty members and 8 service points. Library
faculty have developed rich partnerships with research, education, and
clinical informatics teams throughout the medical center, and the Library is
at the center of a new Division of Knowledge Informatics. NYUHSL
collaborates with the NYU Division of Libraries at the Washington Square
campus. NYUHSL is also the host of the National Network of Libraries of
Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region, serving as the Regional Medical Library
for Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Learn more about the
institution at and about the Libraries at

Applications should include a letter of introduction, a current curriculum
, and three professional references. Screening of applications will
begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Original posting:

Applications may be submitted in PDF format via email or on paper.

Submit applications to:
Ms. Terry Serra
NYU Health Sciences Libraries

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016

Fax: (212) 263-6534

Saturday, January 15, 2011

F/T - Library Instruction Librarian - SUNY Orange

Library Instruction Archives Librarian - Tenure Track
Category: Faculty
Locations: Middletown, NY
Posted: Jan 07, '11
Type: Full-time Tenure

Job Description:

The Library Instruction Librarian is responsible for providing leadership and overseeing the delivery and continued development of library instruction services. The secondary responsibility of this position is to oversee, promote and continue to develop the College Archives. Additionally, as part of a strong public services oriented team, the Librarian will participate in both day and evening reference services rotation.

Duties in brief: The Library Instruction Librarian manages all aspects of the Library Instruction Program, serving as the library’s resource person and college liaison for instructional activities. Promotes instructional services to the college community, and coordinates on-campus and distance education delivery of instructional services and support materials. This position requires a wide range of professional responsibilities and activities, including developing policies and procedures, reference service, collection development, participation in departmental planning, attendance at department and college meetings, committee membership, and other duties as assigned. While based in Middletown, the position may be required to teach on load, at both the Middletown and Newburgh Campuses as well as off campus sites, day or evening.


Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited academic institution; 2 years of experience teaching within a library instruction program in an academic setting.

Preferred but not required skills and experience:

Experience with archival processing, experience with information literacy assessment.

The preferred candidate should possess:

Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills, have the ability to work in a team environment and be able to handle multiple responsibilities; the ability to collaborate with individuals and in teams, and have a strong commitment to customer service. Bilingual skills.

Position will begin as soon as possible.

Additional Information:

Deadline for Applying: February 4, 2011.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action College

Application Instructions:

Create a SUNY Orange Employment Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW tab. Upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

* Resume
* Cover Letter
* Name, Address and Telephone # of three (3) references

To apply see original post:
SUNY Orange