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Thursday, January 31, 2013

F/T - Evening/Wkend Svcs/Ops Mgr - Yale Univ (CT)

Evening and Weekend Services and Operations Manager
Yale University

Access Services, Sterling Memorial Library/Bass Library
Yale University
New Haven, CT
Salary Grade:  22
Requisition:  #19761BR

Schedule:  Full-time (37.5 hours per week); Sunday (11:30 am - 8:00 pm), Monday-Thursday (1:30-10:00 pm)

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
Position Focus
The Evening and Weekend Services and Operations Manager provides oversight and managerial functions for Access Services activities at Sterling Memorial Library and Bass Library.  The Manager oversees front-line services and operations activities in the evenings, ensuring continuity between daytime and evening access services functions.  The Manager is expected to foster an environment of teamwork, collaboration and innovation in a fast-paced service oriented department.

1.      Manages the daily work of the Front Lines Services team to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of access services operations, including provision of information services, privileges, circulation of library materials including media equipment, resource sharing, retrievals and deliveries, scanning operations, and all related services.
2.      Supervises 3 FTE Clerical and Technical staff and students. Hires, trains, coaches, and evaluates staff and student assistants. Motivates staff and is responsible for ensuring high quality public services and productivity.
3.      Develops, recommends and participates in planning and implementation of new policies and innovative services, and interprets policies for staff.  Writes documentation and revises the staff policies and procedures manual.  
4.      Responsible for process and workflow improvement, including investigating technologies to successfully accomplish the work of the department. Responsible for trouble-shooting technical and software issues. As appropriate assists with relations and negotiations with other departments. 
5.      Schedules staff hours.  Ensures service desk coverage during holidays, recess periods, and occasions of inclement weather.
6.      Ensures that the physical library is an inviting and welcoming space for visitors. Works with University Security to guarantee the safety of patrons, staff and collections, and ensures that proper security measures are followed. Works closely with Facilities when necessary to maintain a safe and functional environment in the evenings and weekend hours.
7.      May also participate and coordinate the activities of other related services and operations in conjunction with other units such as the Library Shelving Facility and West Campus operations.  
8.      Required to work occasional holidays and recess days.   
9.      Maybe required to assist in disaster recovery operations.
10.  May be assigned to work at the West Campus Yale University located in West Haven, CT.
11.  Performs other related duties as assigned.

Principal Responsibilities
1.      Works closely with the Department Head and with a team of supervisors to ensure consistency in service quality, policy interpretation, training, procedures, etc.
2.      Motivates and coaches staff, deliver and improve services, positively influence reader expectations of library services and access to collections.
3.      Provides back up as needed to others in the supervisory team
4.      Recruits, hires, trains, and administers discipline as necessary.
5.      Supervises and works closely with a team of student assistants.
6.      Serves as one of the unit's expert users of computers and software applications.
7.      Participates in library-wide committees as appropriate and consults and works with staff outside of the department.
8.      Interprets and enforces library policies; responds to non-routine inquiries from patrons; resolves difficulties whenever possible.
9.      May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in a related field and three years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skills and Abilities
1.      Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and work with a team of public services staff.  Demonstrated ability to work independently, collaboratively, and flexibly in a diverse work environment.
2.      Demonstrated experience in participating in the planning and implementing new services and workflow efficiencies.  Demonstrated experience in providing superior customer service to both external and internal customers.
3.      Excellent computer hardware and software skills, including demonstrated proficiency in multiple Microsoft Office applications, email and internet applications.
4.      Excellent oral and written communication skills in a constantly changing technology-oriented environment. 
5.      Demonstrated ability to analyze data, prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines.  Experience in analyzing disparate statistical information and producing reports ensuring that benchmarks are both set and met on a consistent basis.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:
1.      Two (2) years of experience working in academic libraries. 
2.      Experience with library softwares such as Voyager, ILLiad, Docutek, or Ares.

Salary and Benefits
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more. 

Applications consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be sent by creating an account and applying online at for immediate consideration - the STARS req ID for this position is 19761BR Please be sure to reference #19761BR in your cover letter.

Background Check Requirements
All external candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent on successful completion of a background check.  Please visit for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

F/T - Web Archiving Project Librarian - Columbia Univ (NY)

Web Archiving Project Librarian
Columbia University
New York

Summary Description: Columbia University Libraries/Information Services is seeking an experienced information professional to take the lead in a 2 year grant-funded project to expand and improve its program for collecting and archiving web content. Over the past four years, the Libraries have built a web archiving program using the Archive-It software and Columbia's Fedora repository, with thematic collections focused on human rights, historic preservation, and New York City religious institutions, as well as content related to the University Archives and special collections. The new grant project will explore and develop technical improvements for web archiving, collaborative models for collecting web content, and scholarly uses of web archives. The Web Archiving Project Librarian will work with Columbia's collecting partners at other research libraries to identify content areas of mutual interest, propose and test models for collaboration using Columbia's web archiving infrastructure, and identify issues relating to policy, governance and financing of a collaborative program. Through data mining and interviews with scholars at Columbia and elsewhere, the Web Archiving Project Librarian will identify current and potential uses of web content and archives in scholarly research, and identify any changes in strategy or procedures for the web archiving program to improve outcomes. The incumbent will work with website managers at Columbia and elsewhere to identify and test technical changes that would improve harvesting of the website, and alternate means of acquiring content. The incumbent will also participate in, and provide support for, a program of incentive awards to encourage development of software applications that will improve the process of web archiving and the use of archived content. This is a temporary 2-year position, commencing in March 2013. One of the world's leading research universities, Columbia provides outstanding opportunities to work and grow in a unique intellectual community. Set in the Morningside Heights academic village, Columbia also presents the unmatched dynamism, diversity and cultural richness of New York City. We offer a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and excellent benefits including assistance with University housing.

Minimum Qualifications: -2-3 years related experience in an academic/ research library or information technology organization -Knowledge of web archiving tools and techniques -Broad knowledge of academic research methods -Analytical skills and project management skills. -Ability to work collaboratively across organizational units -Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications: -1-2 years experience working in a web archiving program and/or in research library collection development -Detailed knowledge of web archiving tools and techniques -Knowledge of scholarly literature of human rights

As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

F/T - Content Coordination Specialist - Audible (NJ)

Content Coordination Specialist
New Jersey

Audible is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Amazon’s Titles and Levels do not correspond to Audible’s Titles and Levels. When contacting, please include your resume and a 3-4 paragraph cover letter on why you are intrigued by this opportunity and why you think your background and talents conform to the challenge. Only qualifying candidates will be contacted.

Primary Responsibilities include:

-Traffic Management of Incoming Products: The Content Coordination Specialist supports the production queue. This consists of 1) Gathering all elements needed to produce a product from publishers, 2) Prioritizing products in the production workflow based on input from the Content, Marketing, and Merchandising teams and providers, and 3) Tracking titles to make sure they get through the production queue on time. This requires daily review, maintenance, and communication. The Content Coordination Specialist troubleshoots issues with the Audio Team and providers to ensure timely delivery.

-Publisher Relationship Management: The Content Coordination Specialist is a primary contact with providers for metadata and digital assets (audio and images). The Content Coordination Specialist communicates and synchronizes with all publishers regarding issues such as incoming content, requesting titles, publication dates, and coordinating the receipt of promotional material. The content coordinator also initiates and advocates publisher metadata change requests to pricing, text, distribution rights, and other product attributes.

-iTunes Relationship Support: The Content Coordination Specialist works closely with the Audible iTunes team and the Audio teams to process, deliver, and correct products at iTunes. This parallels Audible’s production queue and requires daily review, maintenance, and communication.

-Interdepartmental Content Liaison: The Content Coordination Specialist synchronizes day-to-day product business needs between the Audible Metadata, Audio Production, Audio Creation, and iTunes business owners. The Content Coordinator keeps everyone informed regarding key issues and anticipates and troubleshoots conflicts.

-Indexing/Copyediting: The Content Coordination Specialist provides indexing and copyediting support/coverage as needed.
Basic Qualifications
Candidate should be:
  • An avid consumer of media, including books, periodicals or public radio.
  • A self-starter with impeccable organizational and analytical skills.
  • A confident and upbeat communicator via written and verbal business communication skills.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Able to thrive in a high-energy entrepreneurial environment.

  • B.S. or equivalent degree preferably in the humanities
  • Fluency in Outlook, Excel and MS Word
  • Demonstrated multi-tasking and problem solving skills in a fast paced time sensitive environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of people
  • Demonstrated effective presentation skills
  • Demonstrated focused attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Seasoned copyediting skills and experience, preferably in a Publishing environment
  • Technical proficiency in Windows operating environment
  • Some familiarity with database concepts
  • Some data entry experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Copy editing experience in a web-based Publishing environment

F/T - Librarian for American History - Yale (CT)

Kaplanoff Librarian for American History, Humanities Collections and Research Education
Yale University

Kaplanoff Librarian for American History
Humanities Collections and Research Education
Yale University Library
New Haven, CT
Rank:  Librarian 1-3

Schedule:   Full-time (37.5 hours per week); Standard Work Week (M-F, 8:30-5:00)

Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut.  Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include two major art museums, a critically acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music.
Position Focus
The Yale University Library seeks a committed and energetic subject specialist to serve the teaching and research needs of students and faculty associated with the Departments of History and African American Studies and the Program of American Studies. This position offers an opportunity to advance services and, in cooperation with the Coordinator for Humanities Collections and Librarian for Western European Humanities, to develop the print and digital collections in these subjects.  The incumbent serves as the library’s primary liaison to the Yale Department of History and must provide specialized research support to Yale faculty, students, postdoctoral fellows, and visiting scholars working in History, African American Studies, and American Studies.  The Kaplanoff Librarian will work closely with staff in Manuscripts & Archives and with other Special Collection units in the Yale Library system to support the teaching and research needs of the Yale community.. The position will report to the Head of Humanities Collections and Research Education in Sterling Memorial Library.

Principal Responsibilities
1.      The Librarian 1 is the beginning rank and is expected to demonstrate excellence in meeting the position responsibilities, as defined by the job description and annual goals.
2.      Begin to fulfill the criteria for service to the library, university, and/or community.
3.      Begin to fulfill the criteria for professional contributions.
4.      For a complete description of the position and department, please see the department URL.
Required Education and Experience
Master’s degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited Library school. In selected instances, a post-graduate degree in a related discipline may be required or substituted for an MLS. Appointment to this rank is limited to two years at which time it is expected that the individual will develop necessary requirements to meet expectations of performance at the Librarian 2 level.

Required Skills and Abilities
1.     Advanced degree in American History. Appointment to Librarian 2 requires a minimum of two years of professional library experience and professional accomplishments; Librarian 3 requires a minimum of 5 years professional experience and professional accomplishments appropriate to the rank.
2.     Demonstrably excellent teaching skills required.
3.      Demonstrated familiarity with information technologies and a high degree of computer literacy. 
4.      Demonstrated commitment to public service.
5.      Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Ability to work successfully in a highly collaborative environment.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills
PhD in American History.
  Salary and Benefits
We invite you to discover the excitement, diversity, rewards and excellence of a career at Yale University. One of the country's great workplaces, Yale University offers exciting opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth. Our benefits package is among the best anywhere, with a wide variety of insurance choices, liberal paid time off, fantastic family and educational benefits, a variety of retirement benefits, extensive recreational facilities, and much more. 

Applications consisting of a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references should be sent by creating an account and applying online at for immediate consideration - the STARS req ID for this position is 20057BR.  Please be sure to reference #20057BR in your cover letter.

Background Check Requirements
All external candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent on successful completion of the required background check. Please visit for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff, and students and strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority

F/T - National Knowledge Mgr - Deloitte (NY)

National Knowledge Manager
US Mergers & Acquisitions
Deloitte - NY

Deloitte, one of the nation's leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, financial advisory services and consulting through nearly 30,000 people in more than 90 U.S. cities. Known as an employer of choice for innovative human resources programs, Deloitte is dedicated to helping its clients and its people excel. "Deloitte" refers to the associated partnerships of Deloitte & Touche USA LLP (Deloitte & Touche LLP and Deloitte Consulting LLP) and affiliated entities. Deloitte is the US member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.  For more information, please visit Deloitte's web site at

The National Knowledge Management organization (NKM) is currently seeking a knowledge manager to support the U.S. Mergers & Acquisitions Services, which is an Integrated Market Offering (IMO) consisting of several practices and initiatives and encompassing multiple functions and areas of application.  This Manager (Level 5) position will design and execute a knowledge management plan for U.S. M&A Services and will coordinate and team with NKM and U.S. M&A to develop tools and processes that enable knowledge sharing across the various practices.  Preferred locations are New York City; Washington, DC; Boston; Chicago.
Roles and responsibilities include:  
  • Understand objectives of U.S. M&A Services practices, and develop KM strategies to support those objectives, both near and longer-term.
  • Represent the M&A IMO to the Service Innovation Group and within the NKM IMO team.
  • Facilitate strategic growth, adoption, and success of Deloitte's U.S. M&A Services initiatives, communities, and collaboration through seeding of relevant communities and leveraging of collaborative sharing tools (e.g., team sites, blogs, discussion boards).
  • Coordinate rollout of specialized global M&A qualifications system across U.S. M&A Services.
  • Oversee M&A's internal web presence and work with M&A Internal Communications, Marketing, Learning, and Risk teams to make current content available.  Ensure that all internally-posted content aligns with brand and knowledge guidelines.
  • Acquire and manage a broad array of internal knowledge content; perform knowledge assessment and identify and fill knowledge gaps by soliciting and collecting high value/quality content.
  • Proactively identify and provide solutions to practitioner needs for select information in sales and marketing, client service, research and intelligence, and learning.
  • Act as a source matter specialist in responding to practitioner requests for assistance, either by identifying content or making appropriate connections.  Work closely with M&A-aligned Deloitte Intelligence resources to ensure practitioner research and market intelligence requests are addressed, and when necessary, engage with M&A team to design applied and turn-key solutions.
  • Fine-tune metrics strategy in order to provide ongoing, meaningful input to U.S. M&A Services Leadership and Communications teams as they seek to  promote awareness of available U.S. M&A Services and content
  • Develop and leverage global relationships to improve content sharing and the integration of approaches.  Seek to coordinate activities with Global M&A KM counterparts to benefit and promote U.S. M&A Services content and initiatives.
  • Manage and develop M&A/IMO-aligned India-based Knowledge Analysts
  • 5-8 plus years of prior relevant experience that would ideally include experience in a professional services environment coupled with a background in financial services.  Prior mergers and acquisitions-related experience is required and additional experience in an investment banking. private equity or hedge fund environment is a plus
  • Candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Business, Management Information Systems, Library Sciences, Journalism and/or Communications
  • Ideal candidate will be an experienced, creative, independent thinker who has excellent research, analytical, collaborative and strategic skills; critical thinking and proactive problem solving abilities, coupled with extremely strong verbal and written communication and relationship-building skills
  • Awareness of and basic familiarity with available third-party research tools relevant to the M&A and Private Equity marketplace is required
  • Candidate will have proven project management experience with ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects, cross-functional stakeholders and remote teams
  • Experience with electronic knowledge, repository management, intranets/portals, collaborative and social media tools, plus computer skills (Microsoft Office); SharePoint experience a plus 
  • Candidate should also be adaptive and flexible as conditions change and have experience working as a change agent to influence others
 Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organizations in the United States, specializing in audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world’s most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100.

At Deloitte, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize aspects of your career path, your educational opportunities and your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients’ will be heard.

Visit to learn more about our culture, benefits and opportunities.


F/T - Digital Content Manager - Nutrsystem (NJ)

Digital Content Manager
New Jersey
Position Summary
Nutrisystem is looking for a Digital Content Manager to structure, manage, and create content for both web and mobile experiences.  This person will partner with product managers, IAs, designers and technologists on a new and exciting weight-loss product.  We are looking for someone with experience in high-level strategy as well as hands-on writing and editing.  This position will be located in New York City/Hoboken, NJ. 
Essential Responsibilities
  • Plan, write, edit and improve content including product education materials, transactional emails, product names, navigational labels, interface language, and instructional copy.
  • Develop, apply and maintain content standards across the product for content assets of all types, including guidelines for the editorial tone, style, and voice of all content.  Includes establishing a style guide and editorial procedure for all written elements of digital experience.
  • Develop and write content optimized for SEO.
  • Collaborate with information architects, designers, product managers and engineers to ensure content is properly structured, implemented and managed.
  • Create and manage an inventory of content assets.
  • With Product Manager, determine project objectives and prioritize content needs by performing content audits, gap analysis and competitive reviews. 
  • Evaluate existing content and recommend options for sourcing new content.
  • Create taxonomies and metadata frameworks for grouping and tagging content.
  • Develop content indexes and mapping documentation.
  • Develop and maintain editorial calendars, style guides, technical specs, and inventories.
  • Develop and continuously interpret metrics that assess the efficacy of content.

Computer Skills:

Intermediate- Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio
Additional Requirements
  • All candidates must include a link to or PDF samples of your work that show your experience across a range of content types.  You may wish to show content you’ve created for user interfaces, email marketing, style guides, or product launch content. 

Desired Skills & Experience Desired Qualifications
  • BS/BA required
  • 3-5 years of experience working with content for web and/or mobile experiences
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Strong ability to write SEO-optimized content
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate across disciplines
  • Compelling, effective and persuasive communication and presentation skills; able to address all levels of the organization
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary; start-up mentality

F/T - Library Relations Manager - ARTstor (NY)

Library Relations Manager
New York

The Library Relations Manager will share responsibility for expanding the ARTstor Digital Library participation within the educational community. The ARTstor community of potential participants consists of nonprofit institutions in the United States and other countries. This position will require some travel (approx. 20%), and will demand a self-motivated, flexible, organized team player who thrives in an environment of constant change. The LR Manager will report directly to the Director for Library Relations and will manage a team of Library Relations Associates.
ARTstor ( is a nonprofit organization that makes available a digital library of more than 1.5 million images designed to enhance education and scholarship in the arts, architecture, the humanities, and sciences. The ARTstor Digital Library currently serves more than 1,400 educational institutions and museums worldwide. ARTstor also makes available Shared Shelf (, a Web-based cataloging and image management software service that allows institutions to catalog, edit, store, and share local collections.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Partners with the Director for Library Relations to set, meet and exceed participation and revenue goals on an annual basis; the LR Manager will have input in setting goals, including researching and analyzing data.
  • Communicates ARTstor's mission, messages, and Digital Library participation fee rationale to potential participants and ensures a consistent message is related across the community.
  • Identifies and manages new participation opportunities in the academic community.
  • Facilitates participation in ARTstor Digital Library at the institutional level by demonstrating ARTstor's services and tools, and by providing librarians and faculty members with useful information and strategies for promoting ARTstor as a campus-wide resource and platform.
  • Leads potential participants through the sales pipeline; provides guidance and direction on the sales process to Associates.
  • Represents ARTstor at conferences and other events.
  • Works closely with the Director and other Library Relations team members on research projects, including market research.
  • Assists with updating and maintaining the Talisma customer relationship management tool.
  • Creates and distributes internal reports.
  • Participates in all Library Relations and ARTstor staff meetings and represents the team in the absence of the Director.
  • Keeps up-to-date on various ARTstor initiatives and developments and communicates these initiatives to potential participants.
  • Additional special projects as assigned by the Director and other senior staff members.
  • 3-4 years of experience in library marketing or sales.
  • Excellent communication skills in a variety of settings.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy and exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well as a team member.
  • Strong technology skills, including familiarity with workflow solutions, metadata structures, and trends and web development, as well as project management experience.
  • Ability to perform independently, be self-motivated, adapt to constant change, and be able to juggle multiple tasks with a positive attitude.
  • Strong commitment and interest in the use of images in an educational setting.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
  • Familiarity with the ARTstor Digital Library.
  • Art, art history, or architectural background.
  • Business development, marketing, and/or academic library experience.
  • Current librarian and consortia-level contacts.
  • Working knowledge of image management software and database technology.
  • Experience with customer relationship management software (Talisma, Sales Force or other).
  • Master's Degree.
  To Apply:

F/T - Law Librarian - US Dept of Justice - NY

Law Librarian
Department Of Justice
New York


$77,585.00 to $100,859.00 / Per Year


Monday, January 28, 2013 to Friday, February 08, 2013




Full Time - Permanent


1 vacancy in the following location:
New York, NY United States


If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty and the property of citizens.

The United States Attorneys Office is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #11 out of 33 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive United States Attorneys Office/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #17 out of 240 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2011 Rankings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See
 For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

To view the entire announcement, including instructions on how to apply, click on tabs above.
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required.
  • You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable.


Provides a variety of professional librarian and library research services for the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York.  Services are provided for approximately 230 attorneys in three locations; two separate offices in lower Manhattan and a branch office in White Plains, NY.  The Librarian evaluates overall USAO information and research requirements to recommend changes in physical services (e.g., library space, collection, acquisitions, retention), and on-line services (understanding scope of on-line offerings, subscription management, user account management, search procedures, etc.).  Evaluates future developments in library and information science and advises USAO personnel and management on effectively meeting and making use of future trends.  Provides reference and research services in support of litigation and legal policy issues to USAO legal staff, and on a wide range of questions which requires use of general and specialized legal reference tools and sources within and outside the library.
To apply:

Monday, January 28, 2013

F/T - Content Strategist - Aplitrak (NY)

Content Strategist

We are currently seeking a Seasoned Content Strategist who understands how to sell and position content strategy, can execute various aspects of a holistic content strategy including: content assessment (Audit, inventory and gaps analysis); content lifecycle development and execution; content management (getting an organization to understand the editorial calendar, adhere to production plan; and understand content governance and rollout. Moreover, some content design may be necessary, such as working with XD team to provide inputs into the design process.

Your main responsibilities will be :
  • Creating or reviewing site structure and nomenclature for the most intuitive presentation of content
  • Helping to drive and manage the end-to-end content lifecycle in an environment that is newer to digital publishing
  • Establishing and/or maintaining editorial standards and accuracy of content
  • Generating or overseeing an inventory/matrix of all site content, including related assets
  • Understanding the various aspects of content strategy including: content assessment (inventory and audit), content structure and modeling for a CMS, development of strategic intent and content POVs for new areas of the site, content inputs into wireframes and content matrix, all aspects of content production.

F/T - Communications Industry Research Mgr - Consulting (NY)


Our client is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company.  This position is to be located in a North America location with a preference given to those located in the US and specifically in one of the following locations, New York, Chicago or San Francisco. This ideal candidate reports to the Global Communications Industry Research Lead and supervises Analyst/specialist virtually.       

The Position:
This role requires people who have strong research skills and who have a client-focused mentality and an outgoing and confident personal style. The successful candidate will be expected to rapidly build deep relationships with their peers and senior executives in the practice, at times responding to requests or alternatively anticipating research needs and at times proposing (and selling) research ideas. The Research Communications Industry focused, you will be driving development and creation of new, challenging and inspiring research into the US, Canadian and Mexican markets and companies. You will demonstrate team requires global scale and scope. As a CMT Communications Industry Research Manager strong research skills focusing on business topics across the Communications industry segments of Wireline, Wireless and Cable with additional knowledge of the broadcasting market in North America desirable. You will also have a balanced workload between local and global team projects.

Key Responsibilities:
·         Partner and develop relationships with the senior professionals in Communications practice in North America and Mexico to drive a coordinated research program, which includes development of thought leadership or Points of View, bringing insight and perspectives on our client’s business, support sales and delivery activities with current and prospective clients
·         Support clients and business development teams with various pieces of analysis: company profiles, market segment profiles, analysis of competitors, biographic profiles, issue-based research, data-driven research, financial analysis, business services research (e.g. Customer Operations, Network Services etc.)
·         Enable the practice to propose, win and execute engagements for clients which require research expertise or insights
·         Provide consultants, managers and senior executives with original thinking and data-driven points of view to take to clients and to use to further company sales and marketing goals
·         Perform secondary research focusing on Communications Industry topics (could also include broadcasting topics) utilizing a number of internal and external sources, paper and electronic
·         Retrieve, synthesize, package and present secondary research findings according to the needs of the customer: typically supported by Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel materials and commented orally
·         Leverage and support primary research (e.g. with our survey team) where appropriate in order to scope and generate insightful point of views on the communication industry topics
·         Assess work effort and provide cost effective research solutions mobilizing internal resources and third parties as needed
·         Direct junior researchers in offshore locations to contribute to cost effective research solutions for identified customers
·         Consistently deliver high quality work within budget and on time.
·         Identify new sources of relevant content and contribute to evaluations of external content for acquisition.
·         Actively participate in general team responsibilities e.g. participating in Research workgroups at local, regional or global level etc.

We are looking for someone who has a comprehensive skill set:
·         Excellence in packaging, synthesizing and presenting research deliverables
·         Solid experience in using strategic analysis and finding new ways to articulate a business problem and present the research that supports the solution
·         Solid experience in secondary research information retrieval methods and techniques
·         Solid experience in strategy development and thought leadership using research
·         Excellent written and oral communications skills, including the ability to understand and define clearly the research requirements and expectations of the customer
·         A good comprehension of the major trends in the Communications Industry in North America across Wireline, Wireless and Cable.
·         A good comprehension of the key industry players in the North American market, regulatory environment, relative market size, operator issues and key strategic initiatives.
·         Good knowledge of financial analysis
·         Ability to quickly grasp complex and unfamiliar subjects
·         Awareness of main primary research methods
·         Strong Excel PowerPoint + Word skills
·         Strong project management skills and ability to direct multiple large and complex work projects simultaneously
·         Understanding of business and economics issues at large.
·         Strong leader in global, multi-cultural, multi-time zone team setting
·         Strong selling and negotiation skills with internal and external stakeholders - Ability to liaise with senior executives and sell research to them, for a price and turn them into repeat customers over time
·         Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize appropriately
·         Ability to work independently and share status updates on work progress.
·         Enthusiasm to work effectively in global, multi-cultural, multi-time zone team (South Africa, Europe, India, China, Latin America and U.S.A.)
·         Strong professional qualities: client focus, decisiveness, integrity, and resilience to stress against stretch goals, deadlines.

·         5+-year business research or strategy development experience, preferably in a consulting environment, equity brokerage, communications or media industry.
·         Demonstrated achievements in producing research that achieved business results for a major player in the Communications Industry in North America
·         Deep technical knowledge in one specific area, with a preference to IT, Wireline, Wireless or Cable.
·         Working experience in a team of research professionals, coaching of team members would be a plus.
·         Fluency in English

Please send resumes, cover letter and references to: 
Angela Dzikowski
Pro Libra Associates Inc
Fax# 908-918-0977