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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Temp - Lit and Information Research Professional - (Kelly) (NJ)

(Temp) Literature and Info Research Professional, Kelly Services – NJ

Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an assignment available with a global leader in Skillman, NJ. This assignment will work within a small, very fast-paced external information services group serving R&D.


◦Coordinate the information center’s current awareness portal and contributing to the organization’s business intelligence program and related newsletters

◦Online literature searching related to consumer health products, medical engineering, and patent information

◦Maintenance of the information center’s subscriptions web site and other technical applications

◦Coordination of a training program

◦Perform day-to-day administrative functions

◦Tend to customer support, and some vendor relationships

◦Use Ovid and other sources to respond to research queries for patent, medical, and product information related to consumer health, OTC, and some Rx products by conducting searches in those databases

◦Maintain system deliverables like portal content and newsletters Implement technical customer solutions

◦Provide front-line reference assistance and customer service for customers globally

◦Assist in the management of online content for the virtual library

◦Organize and analyze data effectively by creating charts, bibliographies, and other formatted reports for clients

◦Coordinate a formal training program to promote library services and resources to customers

◦Participate in other hands-on tasks and projects as necessary

Requirements / Qualifications

◦Seeking an enthusiastic, well-rounded information professional with self-initiative, strong communications skills, and superior customer service

◦MLS/MLIS from an ALA accredited institution

◦5-7 years of experience in a corporate, pharmaceutical, or healthcare products information center, with a science background

◦Extensive experience conducting patent and medical literature searches and alerts utilizing online external resources, especially OvidSP

◦Experience using a variety of resources including, but not limited to, OvidSP, STN, Dialog, DataStar, Derwent, MicroPatent, SciFinder Experience in creating and maintaining Ovid, Dialog, STN, and PatBase alerts

◦Ability to understand information services technical issues as they relate to department staff and customers; liaise with Information Technology group

◦Experience in designing and maintaining Sharepoint web sites in addition to Team Sites

◦Proficiency with MS Office suite a must Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook Calendar

◦Familiarity with information sources critical to the pharmaceutical and consumer health industry

◦Some competitive intelligence experience a plus

◦Proven customer service experience and ability to interact as a team player across all levels of an organization

◦Excellent time management skills; proven experience in multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment and adapting quickly to change; good organizational skills

◦Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills

◦Ability to prioritize daily work, ongoing project objectives, and be self-directed and take initiative

◦Strong analytical and decision-making skills Proven ability to multi-task, manage change and meet client expectations

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, or ask questions, you may contact the recruiter, Kristy Warkentin, at

Must be authorized to work in the United States.

In addition to working with the world’s most recognized and trusted name in staffing, Kelly employees can expect:

◦Competitive pay

◦Paid holidays, PTO

◦Year-end bonus program

◦Portable 401(k) plans

◦Recognition and incentive programs

◦Access to continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

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