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Saturday, December 29, 2012

P/T (temp) - Digital Research/NYC Sources - Metro History (NYC)

Digital research, NYC sources, $25/hour

Jobs Information

Part time, sporadic research, perhaps 4-10 hours per week, for architectural historian - $25/hour.
Typically in digital sources but also, once in a while, for the odd fact in an outside source - the wording on a deed at the Hall of Records, a DoB signoff at the Municipal Archives, the odd directory at NYHS or NYPL. Existing expertise in 19th and early 20th century serials, newspapers, censuses, etc. is necessary.

Sunny west side office on the #1 train, but it is rarely necessary to be on-premises. 

Applicants please:
1) put your cover letter/CV directly into the text of the email (don't
worry, I know the result may be scrambled)

2) tell me how long you have been in NYC, where you live now, and your software abilities.

3) please also tell me something about the digital research sources with which you have already worked: newspapers, serials, genealogy. Plus any institutional affiliations with library privileges (e. g., Columbia graduate).

WordPerfect competence a plus. If anyone actually knows what WordPerfect is anymore.

To Apply:
Please respond through this ad to, not directly to me at my office. This is simply to manage the responses.

Christopher Gray
Office for Metropolitan History
246 West 80th Street, #8, NYC
212-799-0520 fax -0542


F/T - Regulatory Info Scientist - Biopharma Co (NJ)

Regulatory Information Scientist

Regulatory Information Scientist
Location:Morristown, NJ
Experience:3.0 year(s)
Job Type:Full-Time
Job ID:J117519
About the Opportunity

A biopharmaceutical company is looking for a Regulatory Information Scientist. The individual who fills the role will support the Promotional and Scientific Review Committee in the review of submitted materials, including fact checking, proofreading, and copy editing to ensure accuracy and compliance with corporate templates, style guides, and previously reviewed documents.  This is the perfect role for someone with 3 years of related experience!

Job Description

The Regulatory Information Scientist:
    • Reports to the Head of Regulatory Affairs or delegate
    • Supports the Promotional and Scientific Review Committee in the review of submitted materials, including fact checking, proofreading, and copy editing to ensure accuracy and compliance with corporate templates, style guides, and previously reviewed documents
    • Supports the R&D Department in the review of materials, including fact checking, proofreading, and copy editing to ensure accuracy and compliance with corporate templates, style guides, and previously reviewed documents
    • Work on the development and maintenance of a regulatory style guide
    • Assists with library service functions, including literature searches, collation and review of searches for relevance, retrieval of reprints, obtaining permission for use, development of an electronic resource library
    • Compiles 2253 or similar submissions to the regulatory agencies as needed
Required Skills
    • 3+ years of experience in reviewing scientific/medical documents for accuracy through the use of published literature, guidance documents, and clinical study reports
    • Proficient in MS Word, MS Powerpoint, and Adobe PDF
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Careful attention to detail
    • Ability to manage multiple projects  *LI-HD#LIFE
 To Apply:

F/T - Client Development Dir/Workflow - Thomson-Reuters (NY)

Client Development Director - Workflow
Thomson Reuters

New York, NY

First-line manager of Customer Development Managers.  Creates customer loyalty, therefore ensuring revenue retention, contract renewal, product utilization and upsell opportunities.


  • Cross-Team Coordination: Ensure the CDM Team is operating within designed engagement model in regard to renewals and cross-sell opportunities.
  • Revenue Retention and Renewal: Oversee team's renewal of assigned contracts and the retention of current customers. 
  • Key Account Retention: Oversee team's renewal of high-value and strategic renewals with sales team. 
  • Cross-Sell Coordination: Oversee team's cross-selling opportunities between regional sales teams and relationship management team. 
  • Recruiting and Retention: Increase the maturity and stability of the team through qualified hiring and low attrition. 
  • Forecasting and Reporting:  Provide timely and accurate retention forecasts and activity reports to inform strategic decision-making.
We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Required Skills
  • People Management: Demonstrated history of coaching and developing a relationship management team to strengthen customer relationships. 
  • Customer Service: 5-7 years experience in customer service and revenue retention environment. 
  • Independent Worker:  Ability to deliver results while working in a highly independent and fast-paced environment.
  • Communication: Advanced verbal and written communication skills
At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on

To Apply:

F/T (temp) - Web Research Coordinator - Financial Media Firm (NY)

Web Researcher

New York, NY

Financial Media Firm located in midtown seeks a Web Research Coordinator for an immediate 2 month temp project.​

Responsibilities include:

-Researching potential investors
-Competitive Analysis
-Presenting findings in excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint Presentations
All candidates should have at least 2-3 years research and analysis experience.​ Strong MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required.​

Bachelor's Degree required.​

Please submit your resume as a Word document for immediate consideration.​
To Apply:

F/T - Assistant/Assoc Dir Health Sciences Library - NY Medical College (NY)

Assistant/Associate Director
Resource Management Division, Health Sciences Library
NY Medical College
As a member of the senior management team, incumbent will manage the daily operations of Resource Management Division, Acquisitions, Serials and Cataloging/ ​Archiving, including e-resources and general collection development.​ Will be responsible for developing grants and projects for external funding sources; maintain the SERHOLD and OCLC holding records; coordinate the development and maintenance of library databases; manage materials budget.​ Will Chair the internal Collection Development committee and its activities as well as serve as staff for the Faculty Senate Library and Academic Support Committee.​ Will be responsible for technical services staff recruitment and traning and development to keep up with the latest trends.​

ALA-accredited Master's Degree in Library Science with at least 5 years' experience in an academic health sciences library environment, integrated library system, cataloging, and effeccctive management of multiple departments.​ Solid working knowledge and expertise in cataloging, archives database development and maintenance.​ Knowledge of AACR2R, MARC, NLM, LC classification, authority control and bibliographic utilities; understanding of technical services, archives, workflows and trends.​ Membership in MLA Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) preferred.​ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as demonstrated organizational abilities to develop and manage staff also essential.​

Please email resume with cover letter/​salary requirements,  to: recruiter@​nymc.​edu
* Note: Candidate will be hired at either the Assistant Director or Associate Director level based on their knowledge and experience.​

To Apply:

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

F/T - Entry-Level Web Developer - Touro College (NY)

Job Opening: (FT) Entry-Level Web Developer
Touro Libraries
New York, NY

Reporting to the Systems Manager, the web developer will design, implement, and maintain the electronic services managed by Touro College Libraries Technical and Electronic Services (T&ES).  We are a quiet office of nine professionals and clerical staff providing expert cataloging and technical support to Touro libraries worldwide.  Most of the work is done independently, but collaboration at key points during projects is critical.  As a non-librarian, the web developer will have a particular need to maintain close consultation with colleagues and other staff to ensure adherence to the unique expectations of the academic library.
1.   Participate in maintaining of the Libraries' website, including development and maintenance of public areas, as well as intranet services to optimize workflow and staff communication within the Libraries.
2.   Develop and participate in maintaining an Electronic Resource Management System (complex database-driven web application integrated with EZproxy servers for management and administration of licensed e-content.
3.   Participate and develop in library web development projects as needed.
4.   Maintain the web-based front end ("catalog") of the Libraries' Innovative Interfaces Integrated Library System.
5.   Ensure ongoing access to licensed e-content services. Perform regular updates to the Libraries' Serials Solutions e-content discovery system.
Education and Experience: 

BA/BS degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent experience; MLS preferred.

Excellent interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
Computer Skills:
1.   Demonstrated design of database-driven websites which successfully meet the needs of clients or users.  
2.   Thorough knowledge and application of current (X)HTML and CSS standards and accepted web design practices.  Knowledge of XML standards including XSLT. Knowledge of scripting languages such as JavaScript, PHP, ASP, Perl.
3.   Proven ability to develop database-driven websites (i.e. WAMP/LAMP), taking into account appropriate security considerations.
4.   Ability to acquire a working knowledge of new languages and frameworks quickly and independently.
5.   Experience with CMS (Drupal), including management of contributed modules preferred.
6.   Working knowledge of Linux preferred.
Application Procedure:  

Please send a cover letter with salary expectations and your resume to: The subject line of your email should read: “Entry-Level Web Developer”.

F/T - Archivist and Special Collections Librarian - Stevens Institute of Tech (NJ)

Archivist & Special Collections Librarian
Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, New Jersey

Requisition Number: PROV7866
Job Title: Archivist & Special Collections Librarian
Department: Library and Information Services
Position Type: Full Time
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited institution
Coursework and experience in the archival field
Ability to evaluate, select and process archival and special collections material
Demonstrated experience using archival software and a familiarity with descriptive standards and the creation of finding aids
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proven capability to handle multiple projects
Knowledge of the history of science and technology, especially 19th and 20th century industrial history
Ability to use emerging technology to enhance and promote archives and special collections
Subject knowledge of American and New Jersey History
Preferred Qualifications
Fundraising experience
Ability to identify and solve problems
Outreach skills
Experience with curating exhibits
2-3 years of professional experience in archival work and special collections
Job Description:
Develop a comprehensive management plan and create policies to support the plan
Cultivate donors and maintain donor relationships
Negotiate acquisitions through gifts and purchases
Assess material in the collection in regard to its value and establish preservation priorities
Establish best practices for organizing and digitizing special collections materials
Create digital collections derived from physical collections
Provide reference, research assistance and instruction
Train, motivate and supervise paraprofessional and student staff
Collaborate with library director and different library units to realize the library mission and goals
Design and implement programs to promote the use of special collections in support of the institute’s multidisciplinary curriculum
Strengthen campus, regional, and state partnerships 

(Temp) - Digital Archive Assistant - eFlux (NY)

Digital Archive Assistant
Temporary position
New York

Ideal candidates will be meticulous with advanced organizational and analytical skills, a working knowledge of basic HTML and CMS, and prior copy editing experience. An in-depth knowledge of contemporary art movements, artists, institutions, and publications is essential as is the ability to work collaboratively, independently, efficiently, and proactively. Candidates with backgrounds in Art History, Curatorial Studies, Library Science are encouraged to apply. This is a temporary project-based position working 4-5 days/week for the duration of the project (1-4 months).

Responsibilities include:
- identify and resolve formatting and content inconsistencies in a digital archive of 10,000 plus text and image based entries
- tag information for all past and current entries via CMS according to an advanced set of criteria
- work with in-house programmer to identify and then resolve patterns of missing/incomplete data
- assure that all entries are in accordance with the in-house style-guide

To Apply:
Please send, as one PDF file only, a CV and cover letter detailing your specific skills and interest in the project-based Digital Archive Assistant position to with “Digital Archive Assistant position” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

F/T - Usability Analyst - Bloomberg (NYC)

Usability Analyst
Job Requisition Number: 34927
New York - USA

The Role:
Bloomberg's User Experience group is expanding and looking for an experienced, self-motivated Usability Analyst practitioner with expertise in complex software products and business systems.

The Usability Analyst is a multi-disciplinary team player who can quickly learn our organization's needs and culture, and take responsibility for leading qualitative, usability-oriented customer research initiatives that assist our team in making critical design decisions regarding current and future Bloomberg products.

The ideal candidate is driven by the desire to be a customer advocate, and is passionate about gathering insights based on direct observation and behavior to create user experiences that are intuitive, satisfying, and easy to learn and interact with. Preference for a role focused on customer-centered qualitative usability research (vs. interaction design) is key for this candidate.

The User Experience professionals at Bloomberg form a core team that serve as a consulting resource for the highest-visibility business application and platform projects. The Usability Analyst will collaborate closely with other Usability Analysts, UX designers, product and technical managers, graphic designers, technical writers, programmers, subject matter experts, and both internal and external customers.

The person in this dedicated role will be actively hands-on with all strategic and tactical activities for planning, executing, and analyzing user research initiatives in a fast-paced environment; Can evangelize the value of user research and UX activities; And provide strategic direction, leadership, and guidance on incorporating user research methodologies into the product design and development lifecycle.

This is a very visible, customer facing role, and so it is important that the candidate has a professional, confident, and polished demeanor, is outgoing and articulate, and can easily adapt to new situations, people, and environments.
This is a unique opportunity to influence one of the most ubiquitous and influential software products in the marketplace. Although this is not a management role, this position will directly report into Bloomberg's CTO Office.

The candidate should be able to:
-Quickly synthesize business objectives and customer needs
-Develop a UX research approach, schedule, and detailed test plan for a given product scope
-Plan, recruit, script, facilitate, collect, analyze, and document usability data
-Identify and articulate potential usability issues both verbally and through documentation
-Transform the data into prioritized, actionable recommendations
-Clearly communicate usability analysis, recommendations, and potential design solutions
-Create persuasive presentations geared towards product owners, developers, visual designers, other UX team members, and c-level executives

The Usability Analyst at Bloomberg may often work in tandem with another Analyst, ormay work solo depending on scope and nature of the project. Studies will typically be conducted at our in-house Bloomberg Usability Lab, or may occasionally be conducted onsite with customers. The candidate should ideally be equally comfortable in both the role of usability evaluation facilitator as well as observer/notetaker.

This is not an interaction design role, but experience with interaction design principles, tools, and techniques is important both for communication with the internal team, and articulation of issues to stakeholders. Understanding of /experience with information architecture, wireframes, taxonomies, content strategy, prototype development, programming languages, and visual design principles is important as a foundational element.

The candidate should have a track record of applying common User-Centered Design practices and tools to solve tough design problems. Previous experience with design or research projects involving complex workflows, visualization of large datasets, operating system-level tools, and both web and software environments is a plus.

Ideally, the candidate has worked on both long-term, multi-phased research and design initiatives, as well as short-term, quick turnaround projects. Cross-vertical experience including but not limited to financial services, news and media, productivity software / applications, or products with a sizable and diverse customer base is also helpful.

Methodologies should include expertise in / experience performing:
-Usability Testing (in lab environment)
-Rapid Iterative Testing (RITE)
-Qualitative and Quantitative data analysis
-Persona Development
-Heuristic Evaluations
-A/B and Multivariate Testing
-Analytics and KPIs
-Survey Evaluation
-Card Sorting
-Ethnography/Contextual Inquiry
-Remote Usability Testing
-Other UCD methods

- Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Science, or related field
- 5-10+ years of experience applying research to interactive design, prototyping, and product development for preferably high-volume B2B AND B2C desktop applications, rich Web-based applications, or platform-level tools
- Strong, analytical problem solving, decision-making, and leadership skills
- In-depth understanding of user-centered design principles and tools
- Familiarity performing studies in a fixed usability lab environment
- Familiarity with data-logging tools and systems such as Ovo Studios, Morae, Camtasia, or similar
- Familiarity with wireframing and prototyping tools such as Visio/OmniGraffle Flash/Flex, Blend/WPF, Director, HTML/CSS/JavaScript, etc is a plus
- Familiarity with design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.

To Apply:

F/T - Library Manager - NYPL (NYC)

Library Manager
New York Public Library 
New York City (multiple locations)

The New York Public Library is searching for dynamic candidates for Library Manager openings in neighborhood branches in Manhattan and the Bronx. Working with a team of talented staff, the Library Manager is responsible for providing leadership and supervision for all aspects of library services in their site, including customer service, collection management, branch programming, building and strengthening community relationships and managing and developing staff. It is expected that the Library Manager will maintain a strong commitment to customer service in the branch by espousing the idea of a "radical welcome" – one that is open and respectful to all who pass through our doors. The Library Manager is also expected to embrace and promote the Library's mission: Inspire Lifelong Learning, Advance Knowledge and Strengthen Our Communities.

Job Description
Under the general direction of the Library Network Manager:
  • Supervises all aspects of library services at a site
  • Develops strategies to enhance the onsite user experience
  • Responsible for driving increased circulation and attendance for the site
  • Uses statistics and metrics to tailor services and branch staff scheduling to meet local community needs
  • Responsible for successful outreach with community organizations, schools, and elected officials
  • Responsible for the maintenance and updating of the site collection profile and communicating collection needs to the Collections Strategy Office
  • Plans, assigns, directs and coordinates the delivery of services
  • Responsible for resolving patron complaints and staff performance issues
  • Ensures that staff devotes sufficient time to public service and site hours meet patron requirements
  • Collaborates with Library Network Manager, facilities and security administrators, and others to ensure that the site is well-maintained and managed and that technology is operational
  • Works with the respective Library Network Manager to deliver relevant community-specific programs
  • Ensures site staff participation in relevant and appropriate training programs
  • Has final authority for site schedules, money, and timesheets
  • Responsible for tracking timing and preparation of staff performance reviews
  • Serves as the hiring manager for the site and is responsible for administering personnel actions in Workday
  • Performs related duties as required
  • Bachelor's degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Substantial, successfully demonstrated public library experience working in a variety of responsible roles displaying administrative, supervisory, and leadership skills appropriate to the position
  • Successfully demonstrated commitment to providing consistent, high-quality public services
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills including the ability to serve as an enthusiastic ambassador for the Library
  • Successfully demonstrated experience supervising, training, and mentoring staff
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment, identify and assess problems and decisively implement appropriate solutions or recommendations
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively across the Library to get things accomplished
  • Successful track record of demonstrating creativity, flexibility, and initiative in accommodating community and staff needs
  • Knowledge and understanding of urban library issues, library and information technologies; library policies and procedures
To Apply:

F/T - Achive Specialist/Content Mgmt Grp - Random House (NY)

Archive Specialist - Content Management Group
Random House
New York
Entry Level, Full Time

Your challenge:
The Archive Specialist supports the Content Management Group's efforts to collect, manage and distribute all of the files that make up Random House’s physical and digital products. The candidate will prepare book content for ingestion into our content management system and will prepare PDFs for conversion for digital uses. They will ensure that our digital assets meet established standards, and work to streamline and automate existing workflow processes.

The candidate will also be asked to assist in the gathering of new requirements and testing of new software as our systems evolve. They may be involved with documenting and training our workflows. This position will interface with division contacts and service providers to resolve quality issues.

Responsibilities include performing quality assurance on files to be archived, monitoring of schedules and reporting to make sure that content is received in a timely fashion and updated as needed, and liaison with the Reprints dept. to update corrected files.

Your profile:
The ideal candidate is a self-directed, self-organized, independent worker, strong computer capabilities, detail oriented with excellent follow through skills. Experience with at least two of the following design applications required: Quark, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, Illustrator, InDesign . You must be comfortable working on Macs and PCs. Familiarity with data management standards and, tools, and technologies (e.g., XML, SQL, DocBook, XSLT) is an asset. Familiarity with the book production process is an asset.

You must have demonstrated ability to work in a deadline driven environment with shifting priorities and heavy volume. Strong verbal and written communication skills, a must. Four year degree or equivalent experience required. Prior related experience, a plus.

About our company:
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann AG, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Thank you for your interest in Random House. Random House is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:

F/T - Librarian - US Coast Guard Academy (CT)

Librarian (GS-1410-11) 
U.S. Coast Guard Academy 
New London, Connecticut


Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career?  If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling.  DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters.  The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations.  Make an impact; join DHS.
Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe.

For over two centuries the The U.S. Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian - Always Ready for all hazards and all threats.

The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedures for status applicants under announcement 13-1234-NE-DG-M.  APPLICANTS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS.

This position is located at the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Academic Division, Library, New London, CT.


  • This position requires a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI)
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.


This position serves as the head of reference and instruction, responsible for delivering quality reference and instruction services.

Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team.  Typical work assignments include:
- Serves as an expert in the areas of reference, information research and instruction, and information literacy.
- Plans, organizes, and oversees the functions comprising the reference, instruction, circulation, and interlibrary loan sections of the library.
- Recommends reference, bibliographic instruction, circulation, and interlibrary loan policy.
- Trains and oversees staff assigned to the section.
- Responsible for the quality and currency of the reference collection.


Basic Requirements:
A.  Completion of 1 full academic year of graduate study in library science in an accredited college or university, in addition to completion of all work required for a bachelor's degree;

B.  A total of at least 5 years of a combination of college-level education, training, and experience. To qualify on this basis, the applicant must establish conclusively that the education, training, and experience provided a knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and techniques of professional librarianship; a knowledge of literature resources; and the knowledge and abilities essential for providing effective library and information services.

Additional Qualifications for GS-11:  At least one year of specialized experience is required at the GS-09 level; OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education in library science or doctoral degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) related to the position .  Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.  Examples include:  providing comprehensive reference, research, advisory, evaluative, and instructional services to individuals and groups in an academic institution; providing instruction to faculty, students, and other clientele on content, nature, and use of library resources; working with faculty, administration and students to integrate information literacy into curriculum and assessing outcomes and; making evaluations and recommendations on collection development.  Education and experience may be combined to meet qualification requirements.

This position has a positive education requirement.

If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
To Apply:

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

F/T - Digital/Web Svcs Librarian - Temple Univ (PA)

Digital & Web Services Librarian
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Salary: Not Specified
The Temple University Libraries seek a talented, energetic, and service-oriented individual for the position of Digital and Web Services Librarian, based in the Digital Library Initiatives Department. Temple’s federated library system serves an urban research university with over 1,800 full-time faculty and a student body of 38,000 that is among the most diverse in the nation.  For more information about Temple and Philadelphia, visit

The role of the Digital and Web Services Librarian is twofold. S/he (1) coordinates the Library’s Web presence, working collaboratively with staff throughout the library system. Oversees the development and maintenance of the Drupal-based Library website, as well as its integration with other services like Libguides, CONTENTdm, the library catalog, and the delivery of Special Collections finding aids. (2) Takes a leadership role in developing digital projects and services that serve the needs of faculty and students, particularly in the realm of digital objects publication and management, using tools like Omeka. Coordinates that work with other members of the Digital Initiatives Department who focus on digitizing and delivering Special Collections’ library materials through CONTENTdm. Participates in the gathering and analysis of use data. Maintains in-depth knowledge of standards and best practices in the realm of website development, digital humanities, scholarly use of digital data, scholarly communication, and fair use/copyright. Supervises a full-time staff member (who is responsible for the day-to-day development and maintenance of the Library website), as well as student assistants. The incumbent will participate in library-wide activities and committees, and is expected to be active professionally.  S/he also will be expected to meet requirements for contract renewals, promotion, and regular appointment. Other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:
  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library Science, and at least two years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with a Content Management System like Drupal.
  • Experience with metadata standards like Dublin Core, and one or more of the following: HTML/CSS, XML/XSLT, a programming language such as PhP, database design and development.
  • Experience guiding scholars, students, and/or staff in the development of digital projects and websites, preferably including the digitization, publication, and management of digital objects.
Required Skills & Abilities:
  • Excellent project management skills; excellent team leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and across multiple departments.
  • Understanding of the role of digital projects for the purpose of research and education.
  • Awareness of scholarly communication issues and basic familiarity with copyright issues.
  • Supervisory ability.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience developing and managing large websites, including managing stakeholders’ expectations, and producing ADA-compliant sites.
  • Experience teaching the use of platforms like Drupal, Omeka, or WordPress.
  • Experience digitizing and editing images, text, video, audio, and other formats and delivering them on the Web.
  • Experience in an academic library setting.
Competitive salary and benefits package, including relocation allowance.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

To Apply:
To apply for this position, please visit, click on Jobs@Temple, and reference TU-15996.  For full consideration, please submit your completed electronic application, along with a cover letter and resume. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

P/T (term) - Evening Supervisor - Cornell Univ (NY)

Evening Supervisor
Cornell University Library
The Cornell University Library is seeking an Evening Supervisor in Access Services. Under the general direction of the Access Services Librarian is responsible for Olin/Kroch or Uris Library during late evening hours (10:30 PM - 2:30 AM) during fall/spring academic year. Responsibilities include overseeing operation of the building including access services and media. Responsible for the security of patrons, staff, collections, and buildings.

Hours: Sunday through Thursday 10:30 pm until 2:30 am. Hours will change with the needs of the library.

This is a 9-month, part-time, renewable term position (academic year).


Bachelors, preferably in the humanities or social sciences, with 2-4 years experience or equivalent combination. Broad academic background and intellectual interests. Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills with a variety of people in an academic setting. Ability to interpret, clarify, and analyze users' questions, and make appropriate judgments. Ability to learn independently. Two years public services experience. Previous supervisory experience. Ability to work effectively with a variety of people in a busy public services setting, and ability to work calmly under pressure. Must work well as a member of a team and thrive in a rapidly evolving environment. Familiarity with PCs and Windows required.

Library experience preferred. Electronic database searching experience, teaching experience, or knowledge of a foreign language desirable. Experience with, and appreciation for, the academic research process desirable.

Background check may be required. No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. Located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new CornellNYC Tech campus to be built on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

To Apply:
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F/T - Webmaster - Stevens Institute of Tech (NJ)

Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ

Requisition Number: SSE6898
Job Title: WebMaster
Department: SSE Research Centers
Position Type: Full Time
Webmaster Job Description
The SERC is looking for a talented Webmaster to help build, implement and execute the migration and design of SERC sites.   This is a hands-on creative development position in a fast-paced environment focused on quality.  The Webmaster will be responsible for project timelines, site maintenance, database building, content, and day-to-day management of all SERC websites and will be the lead for all web related projects.

About the SERC:
The Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC), a University-Affiliated Research Center of the US Department of Defense, leverages the research and expertise of senior lead researchers from 20 collaborator universities and not-for-profit research organizations throughout the United States.  SERC is unprecedented in the depth and breadth of its reach, leadership, and citizenship in Systems Engineering. Led by Stevens Institute of Technology, and principal collaborator, the University of Southern California (USC), the SERC provides a critical mass of systems engineering researchers – a community of broad experience, deep knowledge, and diverse interests. SERC researchers have worked with a wide variety of domains and industries, and so are able to bring views and ideas from beyond the traditional defense industrial base. Establishing such a community of focused SE researchers, while difficult, promises results well beyond what any one university could accomplish.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Implement design concept and implementation,  for all SERC sites including but not limited to: websites (internal/external); online product interfaces; banner and rich media advertisements; Flash applications, presentations and interactive demos
  • Build project timelines and  migration plan for all SERC sites
  • Building of any databases (based on your needs this person would need to build a backend and a sitemap that meets all the needs of SERC)
  • Provide all support for the SERC sites and appropriate training for staff that will assist in updating various sites Manage project workflow and coordinate schedules, requirements, goals and assignments as needed
  • To develop web page infrastructure and application related to pages with more advanced graphics and features.
  • To monitor web server and site technical performance.
  • Implementing search engine optimization strategies.
  • Work closely with the SERC Director, faculty and partner schools to update and manage website components
  • Maintains and reports web usage and access statistics  (web analytics etc.,)
  • Advise Director on the improvement, results, competition and new direction in technology to assist with marketing of the brand.
  • Ensure regular communication and email contact with affiliates and act as main point of contact for site content and design changes and technical needs
Skills / Attributes Required
  • Strong web design skills which will include the ability to edit HTML.
  • Demonstrated understanding of effective design techniques and standards including user interface design, graphics creation, production, and optimization for the web
  • Comprehensive knowledge of PHP, HTML, XML, scripting languages, and cross-platform web accessibility standards.
  • AA or certification in Web Development, Design or related field / or 2 – 3 years professional experience in a Web-related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job
  • Demonstrated knowledge of web development and site management applications, including Drupal, Joomla or Wordpress, Adobe Photoshop, and the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to build databases and work with intranet sites
  • Excellent organization, communication, and listening skills
  • A flexible attitude with proven experience of working in a small team; ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects
To Apply:

F/T - KM Specialist - Patlen Silver Group (PA)

Knowledge Management Specialist
Matlen Silver Group

The Knowledge Management Specialist assists in the sustainability of search and taxonomy capabilities as well as maintenance of the Medical Literature Repository in the support of key Knowledge Management initiatives.

Major Responsibilities

• Conducting quality control activities for the Medical Literature Repository, including but not limited to proofreading, editing, and duplicate detection
• Assists in ensuring that the taxonomies being leveraged are up to date, accurate, and working effectively through ongoing taxonomy maintenance
• Assists in ensuring that dictionaries being leveraged are up to date and accurate.
• Conducts frequent testing of the search capability and manages processes for addressing results of testing.
• Interacts with internal support groups as well as third-party vendors to ensure timely responses to issues and issue resolution.
• Monitors the medical literature to identify additions to the Medical Literature Repository as well as to the taxonomy


• Familiarity with the taxonomy functionality and capabilities
• Comfortable working in a highly technical environment
• Ability and desire to learn new applications and technologies
• Facility with PC technologies, including Microsoft Office
• Excellent attention to detail
• Good writing, listening, interviewing, and communications skills
• Library, Information Science, or Computer Science background


• Life Sciences or other scientific background
• Experience with searching biomedical literature databases, e.g., OVID, PubMed
• Experience working with taxonomy management tools
• Familiarity with content management systems, including SharePoint, Documentum, and/or Siebel
Heather Maturin
The Matlen Silver Group, Inc.
Phone: (908) 393-8640

To Apply: