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Friday, November 29, 2013

F/T - Analyst, Becton Dickinson (NJ)

Analyst Strategic Innovation, Becton Dickinson – NJ

As part of the BD Medical – Medical Surgical Systems (BD-MSS) Strategic Innovation Group (SIG), the Analyst will assess relevant market segments and healthcare trends to help identify and validate strategic business opportunities in the global medical device space. This will be accomplished by 1) accessing appropriate data sources, 2) completing market, competitor, internal, and other analyses, 3) synthesizing key insights, and 4) providing SIG team members with reliable data and analyses for informed decision making. The Analyst will also support business development activities (acquisition analysis, partnership analysis, etc.) and provide actionable business intelligence to existing and emerging MSS business platforms.

  • Monitor events and trends in all strategically relevant markets to identify opportunities and strategic threats
  • Track relevant competitor actions and develop an understanding of underlying competitor strategic intent
  • Support strategy development by obtaining and validating information from appropriate data sources and analyzing internal, competitive, and market dynamics
  • Identify sources and create structures for collecting and disseminating relevant strategic information broadly throughout the BD-MSS business unit
  • Screen available information resources to identify potential business development opportunities that align with existing and emerging strategies
  • Support business development (acquisition analysis, partnership analysis, etc.) to validate investment theses
  • Communicate findings by compiling and formatting relevant information, synthesizing key actionable insights, and delivering impactful formal and informal presentations to business and company leadership
  • Ensure SIG compliance with BD quality and regulatory policies, procedures, and practices


  • Bachelors in Business Administration, Economics or Information Science with strong interest in business and healthcare.


  • 0-2 years of management consulting experience or in a business or market analytics role (preferably with exposure to the healthcare industry).
  • Demonstrated ability to develop deep, rigorous analysis that drives business function improvement, growth opportunity identification, strategy development or technology decision making
  • Demonstrated ability to reduce complex spaces to fundamentals in order to generate a comprehensive and accurate understanding of businesses and markets
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and synthesize reliable and current information sources into a comprehensive and accurate understanding of business reality
  • Experience with financial models, financial analysis and market analysis required
  • Experience with database analysis and data mining is preferred


  • Strong fit with BD values
  • Ability to work effectively in teams with proven ability to deliver results
  • Ability to use sound, independent reasoning and judgment to establish work priorities, handle questions, and be flexible to respond to constantly changing priorities and shifting deadlines in a fast paced working environment
  • Must have passion for healthcare industry and rigorous analytical analysis
  • Highly-motivated, execution-focused mindset
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and persuasion skills
  • Ability to use sound, independent reasoning and judgment to establish work priorities and be flexible to respond to constantly changing priorities and shifting deadlines in a fast paced working environment
To apply:

Thursday, November 28, 2013

F/T - Library Tech'n, Westchester Com College (NY)

Library Technician, Westchester Community College

Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY is seeking a library technician. Library Technician will perform technical and administrative duties in the College’s Library. This includes interrelated functions such as materials acquisitions, cataloguing, circulation, inter-library loans, periodicals and instructional technology.S/he will provide administrative support to Librarians, faculty and staff, as well as technical support on various matters related to the Library and college community. The Library Technician will regularly maintain contact with publishers, vendors, Librarians and administration. Work is performed in a complex automated systems environment. Leadership, guidance and instruction may be provided to Student Assistants.

QUALIFICATIONS: A High School Diploma or equivalent and six years of clerical experience, three years of which must have been performing clerical functions to assist Librarians or higher level staff in a library are required. A Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Library Science may be substituted for the required experience. The successful candidate must possess proficiency in computer applications specific to information and instructional technology. Follow-through with all phases of the acquisitions process is required. Technical facility is also required with Internet searches and the use of vendor websites. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required. Knowledge of Aleph and PeopleSoft is preferred. *This is a Civil Service position. The final candidate will be required to take and pass the Civil Service Exam.*

POSITION EFFECTIVE: The position will remain open until filled.
SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $41,315 plus competitive benefits.
TO APPLY: Please send a resume and cover letter to: Please indicate “CODE: IHE” and “Library Technician” in the subject line of the email

To read more:

F/T - Records Info Mgr, MAQUET GmbH (NJ)

Records Information Manager, MAQUET GmbH & Co – NJ

MAQUET is seeking a records manager who is responsible for the effective and appropriate management of our  organization’s records. The records information manager is involved in advising on records management issues, as well as undertaking practical and strategic activities. The role understands the value of effective knowledge and information management, particularly in the corporate Global Quality Management System.

This position will plan, develop, and administer records management policies designed to facilitate effective and efficient handling of the records and other information: Plans development and implementation of records management policies intended to standardize filing, protecting, and retrieving records, reports, and other information contained on paper, microfilm, computer program, or other media. Coordinates and directs, through subordinate managers, activities of departments involved with records management analysis, reports analysis, and supporting technical, clerical micrographics, and printing services; Evaluates staff reports, utilizing knowledge of principles of records and information management, administrative processes and systems, cost control, governmental recordkeeping requirements, and organizational objectives. Confers with other administrators to assure compliance with policies, procedures, and practices of the records management program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates with IT managers on strategic planning for technology to support the records management program and related processes.
  • Provides records management direction and process information during IT projects involving selection, implementation and/or operational management of electronic records management systems.
  • Leads the effort to research and assess new advances / emerging technologies in electronic records management.
  • Provides electronic records management advice and expertise, as needed, throughout the company.
  • Identifies electronic record management risks and develop action plans to mitigate or eliminate the risks.
  • Develops periodic and ad hoc reports for senior management regarding the quality and progress of the electronic records management initiatives.
  • Keeps abreast of developments by learning new systems, methods and processes associated with electronic records/document management.
  • Communicates regularly with the records management staff and the Quality Organization to inform them of industry changes, best practices and company policies, procedures and guidelines on electronic records management.
  • Analyzes situations objectively and implements best course of action; possesses independent thinking to make tactical decisions.
  • Design and develop training structure for the implementation and execution of a compliant training program with the Global requirements of Medical Device regulations.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
    • Must have knowledge of Design software; Development software; Manufacturing software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
    • Must have Records Management Certification.

    To apply:

F/T - Content Analyst (Aquent Staffing) (NJ)

Content Analyst, Aquent Staffing – NJ

Aquent’s client, a large national telecom company has a need for a Contractor to provide the services listed here. This contract is for a 24 month term. This position is FULL time and requires the candidate to be ONSITE in their Piscataway, NJ offices.

In this position you’ll be managing the maintenance queue, doing content entry into a CMS, and performing content audits and other maintenance related tasks for Client’s Support site. You’ll be the single point of contact for all maintenance requests and you’ll keep detailed logs tracking stakeholder requests.

We’re looking for someone who is technically savvy, a quick learner, and has previous experience with managing website content. You should be:

• able to conform to established processes and workflows,
• comfortable working independently, and
• skilled at using technology like web conferencing and instant messaging to communicate with remote team members.



-Review and assess stakeholder requests to existing content and identify and reroute requests that belong to other teams
-Manage a detailed log of all maintenance requests
-Work closely with a variety of internal teams and vendors to address stakeholder priorities
-Perform Support content audits
-Coordinate metadata for search optimization
-Schedule and coordinate updates to Support content on website
-Content entry and application management of Adobe’s “Publish” tool
-Perform QA on content in the staging environment, post-production validation, and regression testing
-Gather web metrics data using SiteCatalyst
-Provide reporting on maintenance requests and queue status
-Assist Infrastructure & Maintenance Lead with other project-related tasks as needed

Note: Although the majority of the work will be M-F during business hours, the candidate must be willing to work late night/early morning (including weekend nights) as needed for project implementations, which could be up to 10 days per month.

Client Description With a notable client list, generous benefits and training opportunities for their talent, Aquent attracts and places thousands of in-demand talent on assignment worldwide. To learn more about Aquent’s full range of services, please visit:

Required Qualifications -Bachelor of Arts is required
-Strong writing and editing skills are required*
-1-2 years experience with a content management system (Adobe Publish/CQ 5 preferred)
-1-2 years wireless (or other high tech) experience
-Demonstrates analytic, technical, and organizational skills
-Ability to understand technical details of web content projects
-Previous experience working with metadata and content review workflows
-Strong communication skills
-Demonstrates excellent problem solving ability and team orientation
-Detail-oriented, excellent follow through and multitasking capability
-Must be a self-starter who is comfortable working independently under tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
-Advanced proficiency in HTML and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

*An on-site editing skills test will be required

To apply: please send the following information: your resume(.doc) and your availability  to

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

(Temp) - Digital Asset Mgr (Sunrise Systems) (NJ)

Digital Asset-Content Manager, Sunrise Systems – NJ

Sunrise Systems seeks to fill a contract position of Digital Assets Manager.

Job Description


  • Audit the assets uploaded and ensure all assets are tagged correctly following the right taxonomy and standards and report on results
  • Continually assess the timeliness and usefulness/reusability of digital assets by monitoring user feedback and key metrics, facilitating continual expert reviews, and vetting and incorporating content from key internal and external sources.
  • Publish standard usage reports, and provide insights and analysis of Key Performance Indicators to key stakeholders.
  • Summarize and publish findings/results in a visually compelling manner
  • Provide views on which agencies/partners/markets are most compliant with the asset management process.
  • In concert with the Business Process Owner, drive continuous improvement around the process and operations of digital asset management.
  • Setup and maintain user accounts and access rights to the MOM System (e.g. creating new users, resetting user passwords, locking/unlocking user accounts).
  • Coordinate monitoring and reporting on asset ingestion and re-use.

Job Requirements

Position Qualifications:

  • A BS/BA degree is required as well as a minimum of 5 years of experience in Digital Asset and/or Content Management system administration.
  • Marketing or Marketing Operations experience is preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years systems analyst experience
  • Advanced knowledge of excel and PowerPoint required

 To Apply:

F/T - Learning Outcomes Mgr, Pearson (NY)

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Manager (metadata), Pearson – NY

Pearson is seeking a Learning Outcomes and Assessment Manager. Ideal person is someone coming out of a Ed Tech Master’s program or MSLS focusing in technology and has some background in assessment authoring or standards and some experience teaching.Specific Responsibilities
Work with businesses to architect the construction of assessment items and related metadata and to promote availability of robust (and diverse) strategies for Pearson customers.
- Enhance Pearson Higher Education’s ability to demonstrate results of education experiences through quantitative validity tools.
- Provide thought leadership in assessment across Pearson Higher Ed and actively collaborate with assessment experts across Pearson globally.
- Train relevant Pearson staff in assessment design and development.
- Develop model for assessment of higher-order thinking skills, such as critical thinking.
- Ensure tagging of assessment items to facilitate relational mapping to modular content and learning objectives and outcomes.
- Work with Data Architects to ensure that metadata around assessment items and learning outcomes can combine with usage data, for eventual delivery of efficacy metrics.

Experience/Skills Required
- Undergraduate degree required; relevant graduate degree preferred. High GPA expected.
- Experience in a role related to education technology, preferably involving assessment item tagging and validation.
- Familiarity with such assessment standards as QTI, SIF, SCORM, and PESC.
- Ideally, some experience in publishing or academia, preferably in Content Planning, Strategy or Architecture.
- Ideally, some professional experience with XHTML5 (or XML). At minimum, a clear understanding of the importance of markup languages in achieving interoperability via standards.
- Ability to build credibility with leaders and drive initiatives across the organization.
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
- Able to work both on a team (as member and/or leader) and independently to deliver results
- Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

To apply:

Monday, November 25, 2013

F/T - Librarian, Middlesex Co. Correctional Center (NJ)

Librarian, Middlesex County Correctional Center – NJ

Middlesex County Correctional Center is looking for a librarian in New Brunswick. Under general supervision, Librarian provides a variety of library services for inmates of a correctional institution in one or more functional areas requiring substantial professional knowledge of and experience with librarianship theories, principles and practices; performs related work as required
  • Explains the use of reference sources to patrons, such as indexes and reading guides
  • Describes or demonstrates procedures for searching catalog files and shelf collections to obtain materials
  • Provides readers’ advisory service to suggest materials to patrons seeking aid in selection of reading material
  • Answers reference questions which have a wide range in difficulty varying from those which can be answered by brief consultation of general or special reference tools, to elusive and involved questions that require extended searching in many sources both within and without the library
  • Determines content and arrangement of library material for displays, exhibits and special library programs
  • Performs original cataloging by assigning classification numbers and descriptive headings according to the Dewey Decimal  System or other prescribed library alphabetical or numerical classification systems
  • Compiles lists of book titles, bibliographies or reading lists acc
    • ording to subject matter or other designation in response to patrons and/or internal administrative requests
    • Composes publicity releases or program announcements for media, library newsletters and similar publication
    • Attends seminars and meetings of professional library groups and organizations for the purpose of keeping current with scientific and technical developments and to participate with professional associations concerned with improving methods and techniques of library science
    • Reviews library collections of books, films, periodicals, records and so forth to weed material for purpose of disregarding for obsolescence
    • Compiles statistical data and periodically comprises narrative reports showing plans, programs, problems and/or accomplishment of the work assigned
    • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and computerized information systems used by the agency, office or related units.
    Job Requirements
    • Degree in Library or Information Science in a library program from an accredited school or university.
    • Minimum of 1 year experience as a librarian.
    • Must possess a working knowledge of theories, objectives, techniques and principles of librarianship.
    • Must have a knowledge and understanding of the Dewey Decimal System, but does not need to commit to memory what each numerical classification represents.
    To apply: Please email Nancy Delapo, – please reference the position for which you are applying.

Recent MLS graduates wanted, TRAK Records and Library

Recent MLS graduates wanted, TRAK Records and Library

TRAK Records and Library is recruiting recent MLIS graduates! If you are highly skilled in any of the following areas: circulation, collections management, classification, reference, research methods, archiving, cataloguing, records management or information architecture please submit your resume in Word formation to today!

Saturday, November 23, 2013

F/T - Librarian for Business and Economics, NYU (NY)

Librarian for Business and Economics - Re-Opened
NYU Libraries seeks a subject specialist in business and economics to support the research and teaching programs of faculty, graduate and undergraduate students in the FAS Department of Economics, the Stern School of Business and other departments and programs across the university.  The librarian serves as a library liaison with special emphases on building and curating collections in all formats; developing a program of extensive outreach, instruction, consultation, and research support services; and delivering responsive and innovative information services.  The Librarian for Business and Economics supports faculty and student data research needs and makes effective use of statistical methods, system and tools.  Librarians play a key role in the educational mission of NYU by establishing strong collaborative relationships with faculty and students and connecting them to the services, content, and tools that meet their research, teaching and learning needs.

The Librarian for Business and Economics is a tenure track position based in the Research Commons, and a member of the Business and Government Information Services group in the Public Services Division, NYU Libraries.   The successful candidate works collaboratively with other social science librarians, the Data Services team and colleagues at NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai to deliver statistical and numerical services related to business and economics, and takes a leadership role on selected projects and initiatives.  Librarians at NYU participate in Library-wide committees and professional activities outside of NYU; and monitor developments and best practices to help ensure the excellence of the NYU collections and research support services.


  • -ALA-accredited master’s degree; a second master’s degree will be required for tenure
  • -Undergraduate or graduate degree in economics or business or related social science discipline
  • -Public service experience in an academic library, including reference, instruction, or collection development
  • -Demonstrated public service orientation and knowledge of user needs for teaching, learning, and research
  • -Demonstrated experience working with statistical datasets and the ability to effectively communicate with faculty, students and staff about textural, numerical and spatial data resources
  • -Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • -Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a complex organization
  • -Creative, service-oriented approach to problem solving
  • -High degree of facility with technologies and systems germane to the 21st century library
  • -Knowledgeable in the issues surrounding scholarly communications
  • -Advanced degree in economics
  • -Experience with quantitative or qualitative packages for statistical analysis, e.g., Stata, SPSS, SAS, Atlas.ti
  • -Record of professional activities, including research and engagement in professional organizations
New York University Libraries:  
Libraries at New York University serve the school’s 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU’s vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating and providing services to our 11 global academic centers and “portal campuses” in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.   New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participates in a variety of consortia and collaborates closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. For the NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan go to 

Salary/Benefits: Faculty status, attractive benefits package including five weeks annual vacation. Salary commensurate with experience and background.

To Apply: To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of application, including the name, address and telephone number of three references to: Enrique Yanez, Director, Human Resources, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 or via email to Please include where you heard about this position. The search will remain open until filled.

NYU’s Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

F/T - Librarian for Geospatial Info System Svcs, NYU (NY)

Librarian for Geospatial Information System (GIS) Services – Reopened 

New York University Libraries seeks a GIS Services Librarian to support the research and teaching programs of the university using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology and resources. The incumbent will have responsibility for building and curating our emerging spatial data collection and for the provision of services in support of robust geospatial research across many programs and disciplines at NYU.
The GIS Services Librarian is based in Data Services, a joint NYU Libraries and NYU Information Technology Services (ITS) department that supports quantitative, qualitative, and geospatial research at NYU. Data Services offers access to specialty software packages, statistical, GIS, and qualitative data analysis training and support, and consulting expertise for many aspects of numeric, qualitative, and spatial data for research, including data access, analysis, collection, data management, and preservation.This position reports to the Co-Coordinator of Data Services in the Collections and Research Services Division of NYU Libraries.
The successful candidate will work collaboratively with colleagues in Data Services, across the Division of Libraries, Information Technology Services, and across NYU’s Global Network University to provide access to spatial data collections. He or she will research and select GIS data resources, support spatial data preservation activities, and work with others to ensure that discovery tools and metadata standards are in place and maintained for NYU’s GIS collections. In addition, the GIS Services Librarian will participate in instruction and consultation activities related to the access, preparation, and use of spatial data by NYU patrons.
NYU subject librarians serve as partners in the educational mission of the University by establishing collaborative relationships with faculty; building and curating collections in relevant formats; providing and developing innovative services in support of research, teaching, and learning; and teaching research strategies in a variety of contexts. Additionally, subject librarians actively engage with faculty, publishers, and vendors to bring about changes in the system of scholarly publishing and communications. 
·       ALA-accredited MLS and subject Master’s degree required for tenure;
·       Minimum 3-5 years of relevant library experience, including intensive involvement with geospatial and/or quantitative data products and processes;
·       Ability to work effectively with patrons and colleagues in a collaborative team environment;
·       Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
·       Candidates should exhibit a strong public service orientation, a high degree of facility with technologies and systems germane to the 21st-century library, and be well-versed in the issues surrounding scholarly communications.
Preference will be given to candidates with coursework in GIS or Geography and/or certification in GIS. Proficiency with the latest versions of the ESRI suite of GIS applications and/or other GIS applications such as QGIS, OpenGIS, and ERDAS is preferred, as is knowledge of metadata standards related to the description, access, and preservation of geospatial data including FGDC and ISO 19115. Knowledge of open source GIS applications is desired. Experience with data management planning is strongly desired.
New York University Libraries:
Libraries at New York University serve the school’s 40,000 students and faculty and contain more than 5 million volumes. The Libraries supports NYU’s vision to become the first true Global Network University by collaborating and providing services to our global academic centers and “portal campuses” in Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.   New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the HathiTrust. The Libraries participates in a variety of consortia and collaborates closely with Columbia University Libraries and the New York Public Library through the Manhattan Research Library Consortium. For the NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan go to 
Faculty status, attractive benefits package including five weeks annual vacation. Salary commensurate with experience and background.
To Apply:
To ensure consideration, send resume and letter of application, including the name, address and telephone number of three references to: Enrique Yanez, Director, Human Resources, New York University Libraries, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 or via email to The search will remain open until filled.
NYU’s Division of Libraries embraces diversity and is committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.
NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

F/T - Public Svcs Librarian, Columbia Univ. (NY)

Public Services Librarian, Columbia Univ/Burke Library - NY

Columbia University Libraries/Information Services seeks an experienced professional to serve as Public Services Librarian for The Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary. This position is located in Morningside, NY.
Reporting to the Director, the Public Services Librarian will develop and coordinate access, instructional, and research support services, expanding access to and usage of the Burke Library’s rich research collections and information resources. For more information about the Burke Library, see

The responsibilities of this position include the development and implementation of instructional and other educational programming, such as orientations, workshops, course-related instruction, online guides, etc. The Public Services Librarian serves as the coordinator of access services and manages circulation, course reserves, interlibrary loan, and document delivery services for the library. The position will supervise one support staff member and several student assistants. The Public Services Librarian also leads the Burke Library’s outreach activities, including events, exhibitions, its website and social media presence. The Public Services Librarian will collaborate with colleagues from across the Columbia University Libraries/Information Services (including the Assessment Coordinator and the Communications Coordinator), the Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, and the Center for New Media Teaching and Learning to plan and recommend new service programs. The position will also participate on Libraries-wide task forces and working groups.

The Burke Library is world renown, containing rich collections for theological study and research with holdings of over 700,000 items including unique and special materials. The Burke Library maintains its commitment to the needs of both teaching and research, serving the faculty, students, and staff of Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University, the New York Theological Seminary, as well as a wide spectrum of national and international scholars and researchers. Union Theological Seminary in New York City prepares students in professional and research degree programs for leadership in the church, academy, and society. For more information about UTS, see

Minimum Qualifications:
-An accredited MLS or an advanced degree in a relevant subject area or an equivalent combination of education and experience
-Effective supervisory skills
-Strong organizational and project management skills
-Excellent oral and written communications skills
-Successful experience working effectively with faculty, students, and other staff in a collaborative environment

Preferred Qualifications:
-2-3 years experience in an academic library environment, preferably supporting theological education
-An advanced degree in theology or religion
-Evidence of effective teaching
-Demonstrated technical proficiency and interest in using new technologies to enhance support for teaching, learning, and research
-Working knowledge of one or more languages used in theological and religious studies research (e.g., Hebrew, Greek, Latin, German, French, Spanish)

For complete details, see: (Sources:,

F/T - Digital Collections Librarian, Bryn Mawr (PA)

Digital Collections Librarian, Bryn Mawr College – PA

Bryn Mawr College is seeking a Digital Collections Librarian. This position is located in Bryn Mawr, PA, which is approximately 11 miles west of Philadelphia, PA.


The Digital Collections Librarian is responsible for coordinating the creation and maintenance of digital collections and databases that draw upon the holdings of the Special Collections Department, and for working with faculty, students, and staff in the development of digital collections, including the preservation of born-digital records which document the history of the College. The Digital Collections Librarian is based in the Special Collections Department, and is responsible for managing the collections of historical photographs and for participating in patron services and other regular business of the department. The Digital Collections Specialist will also work closely with colleagues throughout the Information Services Department, and with colleagues within the TriColleges (Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore Colleges).

  • In cooperation with other members of the Special Collections, Visual Resources, and other departments within Information Services, coordinate the development, implementation and maintenance of digital projects drawing upon the College’s Special Collections holdings, including The Albert M. Greenfield Digital Center for the History of Women’s Education.
  • Manage the databases and websites for Special Collections, including EmbARK Collections Manager, CONTENTdm, Archivists’ Toolkit/ArchivesSpace, and Omeka, and coordinate the development and implementation of standards for data and images across the digital collections.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of digital projects at Bryn Mawr and within the Tri-College Libraries, including training faculty, staff and students in the use of digital collection technologies and processes, and partnering with faculty in using digital resources in their research and teaching activities.
  • Participate in the development of online exhibitions, finding aids and other digital publications.
  • Work with both computing and library staff at Bryn Mawr and throughout the TriColleges in support of digital projects.
  • In collaboration with the College Archivist and other administrative staff, develop plan for the preservation of born-digital historical records of the College.
  • Catalog and manage the historical photograph and ephemera collections, including providing reference services for students, faculty, staff, and outside researchers interested in using these collections.
  • Share responsibility with other Special Collections staff for monitoring the public reading room, and assisting researchers using the collections.
  • Participate in the hiring, training, and supervising of student workers.

Master’s degree from a Library/Information Science program or Museum Studies program, or Master’s degree in a relevant subject area with extensive experience working with cultural collections and experience working with collection management software, databases, and digital collections.  Knowledge of metadata and encoding standards, strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people are essential.

TO APPLY:  Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to for immediate consideration.


Friday, November 22, 2013

F/T - Digital Conservator, Rhizome (NY)

Digital Conservator
(full-time w/ benefits, or part-time negotiable)
Deadline: Tuesday, December 3rd at 9am EST
Send a cover letter and resume to

Rhizome is seeking a digital preservation leader to bring our award-winning digital art conservation program to its next phase, and to steward the ArtBase archive of born digital, internet-based, software, and computer art. The successful candidate will work inside a lively contemporary art  museum alongside a dynamic team at the forefront of art and technology culture, with the opportunity to make significant contributions to the digital preservation field.

Original posting and more information here:

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

F/T - Library Relations Associate (K-12), Artstor (NY)

Library Relations Associate (K-12)
New York City
Artstor is a nonprofit organization that assembles and makes available a Digital Library of images and associated data for noncommercial educational and scholarly uses, and an image management platform called Shared Shelf.  The Digital Library and Shared Shelf are made available online through site licenses with educational and other nonprofit institutions. Artstor is headquartered in New York, NY. 
The Library Relations Associate will share responsibility for expanding and supporting Artstor Digital Library participation, particularly within the K-12 school community in the United States and other countries. Artstor is introducing new resources for the Advanced Placement Art History curriculum and to enhance classroom teaching, and the Associate will collaborate with Artstor’s Senior K-12 Relationship Manager to support these initiatives. This position will require some travel (25%), and will demand a self-motivated, flexible, organized team player who thrives in an environment of constant change.
The LR Associate will report directly to the Director for Library Relations.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Working to meet and exceed subscription goals on an annual basis;
  • Communicating Artstor’s mission, messages, and subscription fee rationale to potential K-12 participants;
  • Identifying and managing new participation opportunities in the K-12 community;
  • Facilitating subscription at the institution and district levels by demonstrating the Artstor Digital Library, its services and tools, and providing librarians and instructors with useful information and strategies for promoting Artstor as a school-wide resource;
  • Shepherding potential subscribers through the sales pipeline, including:
    • Responding, via email and telephone, to subscription inquiries via the Artstor website
    • Tracking contact information and "pipeline" status in our customer relationship management software
    • Negotiating basic terms of License Agreements
    • Working with other units to establish institutional access to the Artstor Digital Library
    • Giving remote demonstrations of Artstor via GoToMeeting or other live conference software
    • Setting up trial access for interested institutions
  • Representing Artstor at conferences and other events deemed appropriate for this community;
  • Assisting with updating and maintaining the customer relationship management database;
  • Liaising with User Services to enhance support of current K-12 subscribers;
  • Contributing to internal reports;
  • Keeping up-to-date on various Artstor initiatives and developments and being able to communicate these initiatives to potential K-12 participants;
  • Additional special projects as assigned by the Director, Senior K-12 Relationship Manager, and other senior staff members.
·         Excellent communication skills in a variety of settings;
·         Attention to detail and accuracy;
·         Ability to work well as a team member;
·         Strong technology skills, including familiarity with trends in web development as well as project management experience;
·         Exceptional organizational skills;
·         Ability to perform independently, be self-motivated, adapt to constant change and able to juggle multiple tasks with a positive attitude;
·         Strong commitment and interest in the use of images in a K-12 setting;
·         Bachelor’s Degree;
·         2-3 years of experience in K-12 educational field.

  • Familiarity with the Artstor Digital Library;
  • Arts and humanities background;
  • Sales, business development, marketing, and/or academic library experience;
  • Working knowledge of image database technology;
  • Experience with customer relationship management software (Talisma, SalesForce or other);
  • Master’s Degree.
Artstor offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Please submit a cover letter with salary requirements along with a resume to:
Artstor is an equal opportunity employer.

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Insurance Knowledge Mgr (Pro Libra) (NY)

F&R/Insurance Knowledge Manager, NY Consulting Firm

Pro Libra Associates is seeking a Knowledge Manager for Finance and Risk (F&R) and Insurance practices for a client located in New York City. This is a permanent position.

Key role & Responsibilities
The F&R/Insurance Knowledge Manager role is part of a team of Knowledge Management specialists supporting the different practices within this global management consulting firm. This position is New York based but the role has global responsibility – supporting the global F&R and Insurance practices and associated interest groups within our client’s consulting/Support Professional community.

This role reports directly to the Knowledge Management Team Manager for Financial Services and a high level of direct interaction is expected with the other Knowledge Managers covering the Insurance and F&R practices. There will also be co-ordination with the F&R and Insurance Chiefs of Staff, Practice Managers and Practice heads on the operations and content connectivity side. An important aspect of the role will be to build excellent working relationships with the key practice figures globally but with a particular emphasis on those in the North American region.

The purpose of this role is to shape, develop and facilitate knowledge creation, codification and sharing across the business (e.g. developing content management tools, cultivating human networks and informal knowledge transfer, practice focused research and analysis to support IC generation and advisory services). The aim of the Knowledge Manager is to develop and promote tools and processes which increase the development and capture of best-of content, overall information flow and best practice sharing within the practice and across the firm.

Candidate Specification
• Educated to Degree level – ideally with an MLS (or equivalent) and/or accredited Knowledge Management qualification
• A high level of intellectual curiosity and open to new ideas– interested in solving business issues and exploring current and upcoming business/industry and KM problems Discipline, to understand the value of capturing and disseminating information to grow the knowledge assets of the group, and demonstrated ability to execute (e.g. a new knowledge program, or devise new knowledge harvest or transfer approaches)
• Understanding the competitive environment and the place of F&R and Insurance within our consulting business and the wider business community
• Top flight communication skills – able to deal with colleagues of different experience levels and seniority, keen and able to champion KM in the organization, tactical communication and selling skills to help manage change
• Competent online, research and analytical skills, including ability to create metrics and measure impact
• Technology skills (e.g. Microsoft Office suite, Sharepoint etc.)
• Ability in languages other than English an advantage
• Willingness to act as an internal advisor
• Knowledge of Financial Services is a prerequisite for this role
• KM or relevant Industry experience in similar professional services environment preferred
• Capable of independently pushing work forward and strong teaming skills

Role Description
Finance and Risk (F&R) and Insurance are specialised practices within our clients consulting business. F&R provides leading financial institutions with custom solutions covering all aspects of risk management, including its application to financial management. Key themes include risk, capital and performance management, capital and balance sheet management, risk governance and regulatory changes, and risk technology capabilities.

The Insurance practice encompasses Insurers/Bancassurers/Reinsurers and associated businesses. Key themes focus on performance management, distribution, products, customers, risk management and measurement and overall operating effectiveness.

The role of the Knowledge Manager is to act as facilitator in the transfer of intellectual capital across the practices and throughout the company. Responsibilities can include a combination of the following:

• Knowledge Management – project tracking, intellectual capital capture and dissemination, knowledge systems maintenance and development, promoting and training consultants in proper use of knowledge tools and appropriate knowledge sharing, expert/expertise tracking
• Data Management – working with frequently used external data sets and client data, managing models and internal benchmarks
• Knowledge advisory and harvesting– The Knowledge Manager is an enabler within the business supporting internal clients in the use and distribution of internally generated IC and practice specific tools. Promoting the message that information sharing behaviours are actively encouraged and rewarded.
• Specialist Research & IC development – for both client work and Business Development/Marketing, supporting client proposals, internal IC generation, production of Current Awareness bulletins etc
• Analysis – Working with practice models, proprietary data sets and industry analysis

For consideration, please email cover letter, resume and references to:
Angela Dzikowski
Pro Libra Associates