Records Technicians (Maspeth, Queens, New York)
Full-Time, Temporary 4 month position– Start date September 5, 2013
History Associates has an immediate need for three Records Technicians to conduct a records inventory for a large corporation in NYC. We are seeking individuals in the New York Metropolitan area.
This is a perfect opportunity for a current MLS/MLIS student or recent graduate looking to gain hands on records management experience. The work will be performed at a records warehouse accessible by mass transit. The project will be supervised by an onsite archivist.
Conduct records survey of 13,000 boxes of records
Undertake records analysis and apply records schedules
Record disposition in tracking database
Prepare materials for destruction
Master’s degree or current enrollment in a library science master’s program, or that of a related discipline with degree concentration in archival/records management studies or supplemented by archival/records management courses, seminars, or practica
General experience in records management activities that may include records scheduling and implementing file classification plans
Ability to interpret records and apply retention schedules
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, schedule, and organize work
Ability to work to a production-based schedule
Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others, set goals, and prioritize work
Ability to work independently and to exercise discretion, initiative, and judgment
Excellent oral communication skills
Experience with MS Access, Excel, and Word
Compensation: $15.00per hour. Position is not eligible for benefits or paid leave.
History Associates is an equal opportunity employer
Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume names and phone numbers/email addresses of three references to:
History Associates Incorporated
Attn: Doris Miles, Director of Personnel
300 N. Stonestreet Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
Incomplete packages will not be considered.
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Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Sunday, July 28, 2013
The New York Daily News has a full-time position for an experienced researcher and archivist for its Editorial Library.
The hours are Monday-Friday 4:00 pm -11:30 pm. Holidays, and weekends may be required.
The ideal candidate will have prior research for a news organization.
Duties include:· Answering reference and research questions on subjects including crime, politics, sports, entertainment, popular culture and business
· Searching public records databases to locate people quickly and accurately
· Digital text archiving
· Other library tasks as assigned
Job Requirements: · Must be able to work on a flexible schedule
· Expert at searching Nexis, public record databases, and the Internet, for reference and research purposes
· Attention to detail
· Knowledge of current events
· Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
· Excellent communication and customer service skills
· Bachelor's degree – advanced degree in library science is a plus
Please email a cover letter and resume to Victoria Luther, Head Librarian at
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Archivist/ Information Architect , The Durst Organization – NY
Durst Organization, a private real estate development and management company, is looking for the Information Architect. The Information Architect will manage the storage, retrieval and management of records and information and support information technology through the promotion and further development of enterprise data architecture strategy and services to build the enterprise information structure across applications and processes. The Information Architect will collaborate with various Durst Organization employees and project partners to maintain the Durst Historical Database (DHD)
◦Establish system integration methodology, governance and processes with related IT application system stakeholders, design the data integration architecture with high reusability and traceability, high performance, high consistency, reliability and scalability to support real-time, publish and subscribe design patterns.
◦Assist business units in the development and implementation of solutions for managing physical and electronic record collections including conversions from paper to digital assets.
◦Monitor quality assurance with regard to naming conventions, records classification, indexing, and application of disposal classes for retention and final disposition processing.
◦Demonstrate an understanding of best practices to ensure accurate and secure maintenance of Durst Papers by maintaining DHD for digitization and identifying items that are fragile and unsuitable for digital reformatting.
◦Maintain and utilize a customized vocabulary by ensuring the accuracy of and analyzing metadata provided by vendors to generate entries
◦Establish and maintain the departmental groups to ensure staff have the appropriate records to support their roles in the organization, (ex. Collaborate with departments on preparing reports and presentations that require materials from a variety of data sources). .
◦Perform other related duties as required and assigned
AREAS OF SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
◦4 year accredited degree in library science, business administration or a related field; one of the following certifications preferred: Certified Records Manager (ICRM), ERM Master, Academy of Certified Archivists and Certified Privacy Professional.
◦Knowledge of an open source content management system such as collective access.
◦Knowledge of Oracle, SQL, or similar related database, MS Office and the ability to work with IT systems for day-to-day operation, such as generating reports, queries and managing workflows.
◦3 years’ experience in information management, archival records management or related field, with at least one year experience with electronic information management systems.
◦Strong understanding of information architecture including theories, principles and knowledge of functional taxonomy and classification life cycle management.
◦Ability to interact effectively with diverse personalities at all levels of the organization
◦Ability to work independently and in team settings
◦Ability to organize schedules, projects, set priorities and maintain functional work environment
◦Effective oral and written communication.
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Thursday, July 25, 2013
Lead Metadata Librarian and Methodist Cataloger, Drew University – NJ
Drew University Library seeks an innovative, collaborative and forward-thinking librarian to provide leadership for metadata services as well as expertise cataloging materials for Drew’s renowned Methodist collections. The Lead Metadata Librarian and Methodist Cataloger coordinates cataloging workflow and works with colleagues in the Library and the General Commission on Archives and History of the United Methodist Church to plan, implement and assess metadata strategies that improve discovery of resources in all formats. This is a Library Faculty position with collection development and university service responsibilities.
The application deadline is August 9, 2013. Location is Madison, NJ
MLS from an ALA-accredited program
Strong working knowledge of current bibliographic standards including AACR2, LC classification, LCSH, and MARC and non-MARC metadata formats
Experience cataloging serials
Experience working with OCLC or other bibliographic utility and an ILS, preferably SirsiDynix
Demonstrated ability to analyze workflow, establish procedures, effectively communicate them, and assess results
Minimum 3 years experience in an academic or research library
Solid interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a collegial environment
Working knowledge of RDA and FRBR/FRAD
Experience working with vendor services such as authority control
Familiarity with digital repository software and experience with providing metadata for digitized content
Familiarity with The United Methodist Church and related denominations in the Wesleyan tradition
A detailed position description is available at www.drew.edu/library/?p=7146.
To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an AA/EOE. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, successful applicant must be legally able to work in the United States.
To apply, please submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae along with the names and email addresses of three references to HR0713email@example.com
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Information Literacy Instructor -
ASA College seeks an Information Literacy Instructor to teach a required 2 credit course. MLS degree required. ASA is a growing, 2 yr. associate degree Middle States accredited college with campuses in Midtown Manhattan and downtown Brooklyn. Please send resume to Anne Swain, Library Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qualitative Data Analysis & Survey Research Specialist
New York University's Data Services, a joint NYU Libraries and NYU Information Technology Services (ITS) service, is seeking a full-time Qualitative Data Analysis & Survey Research Specialist to provide computing support to faculty, students, and staff at NYU in the areas of qualitative data analysis (QDA) and web survey research.
The QDA & Survey Research Specialist will be working in a vibrant and collaborative environment on a team that supports all phases of the data lifecycle for quantitative, qualitative, and geospatial research. Data Services offers access to specialty software packages, software 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. The successful candidate will work closely with Division of Libraries professionals and faculty as well as with colleagues in NYU Information Technology Services (ITS) with respect to referrals, service development, technology, standards, resources and projects.
•Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a social science or other related field
•1-3 years' experience conducting or assisting with qualitative academic research with Atlas.ti and/or NVivo QDA software.
•1-3 years' experience conducting or assisting with research utilizing web survey tools such as Qualtrics, Survey Monkey, or others.
•Excellent public service, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
•Ability to work courteously and effectively with patrons and colleagues in a collaborative team environment.
•Proficiency with commonly used qualitative and survey research methods.
•Graduate degree in a social science or related discipline requiring interaction with statistical software and data sets.
•Experience teaching QDA or survey software packages and/or research methods. Experience in an academic environment, preferably in IT and/or Libraries.
•Basic understanding of geographic information systems (GIS) and/or quantitative data analysis.
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 our first “portal campus”, in NYU Abu Dhabi. New York University Libraries is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the OCLC Research Library Partnership. The Libraries participates in a variety of consortia and collaborates closely with the New-York Historical Society and the Brooklyn Historical Society. For the NYU Libraries Mission and Strategic Plan go to http://library.nyu.edu/about/Strategic_Plan.pdf.
Salary commensurate with experience and background.
Please include a cover letter that reflects how your experience fits the position description. For more information about working at NYU and to apply, visit our website at http://www.nyu.edu/about/working-at-nyu.html. To apply for this position visit https://www.nyucareers.com/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=197299
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.
LocationNew York City
Starts OnJuly 19, 2013, 8:39 a.m.
New York University
New York New York 10012
Librarian for Journalism and Media, Culture and Communication
Subject specialist in the Social Sciences, serving the Department of Media, Culture and Communication and the Department of Journalism.
Librarians play a key role in the educational mission of NYU by establishing strong relationships with faculty, graduate students and undergraduates, and connecting them to the services, content, and tools that meet their research, teaching, and learning needs.
This position serves as the primary library liaison to Journalism and Media, Culture and Communications, with special emphases on building and curating collections in all formats; continuing a program of extensive instructional, consultation, and research support services; and developing responsive and innovative information and research services. Additionally, subject librarians actively engage with faculty, publishers, and vendors to bring about changes in the system of scholarly publishing and communications.
The Journalism/MCC Librarian is a tenure-track position based in the Humanities and Social Sciences Center, and reports to the Social Sciences Coordinator in the Collections and Research Services department, NYU Libraries. The incumbent is deeply engaged and contributes skills and expertise to the highly collaborative work of the department and the NYU Libraries. The incumbent works creatively with colleagues to implement and enhance programs and services, to deliver physical and virtual research and reference services, and to take a leadership role on projects and initiatives.
•ALA accredited MLS and subject Master’s degree required for tenure;
•Minimum three years of relevant library experience;
•Ability to work effectively with faculty, students, and staff in a team environment;
•Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills;
•Previous library experience in instruction, collection development, and/or reference is desirable;
•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 graduate course work related to the interplay between media, culture, and society.
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 http://library.nyu.edu/about/Strategic_Plan.pdf
Faculty status, attractive benefits package including five weeks annual vacation. Salary commensurate with experience and background.
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 email@example.com. 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.
LocationNew York City
Starts OnJuly 18, 2013, 1:48 p.m.
Minimum three years of relevant library experience
ALA accredited MLS and subject Master’s degree required for tenure
New York University
70 Washington Square S.
New York NY 10012
Contact MethodTo 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The search will remain open until filled.
Librarian, The Hospital of Central Conn. – CT
The Hospital of Central Connecticut seeks a Librarian. This position is located on the New Britain Campus in New Britain, CT.
Provides advanced information services, including evidence-based research and document delivery using multiple online databases. Participates in the education program, including orientation sessions, and individual and group library instruction. Processes and catalogs new items in the collection. In collaboration with the Library Manager, supports departmental planning, collection development, program development and evaluation, and outreach.Responsibilities:
Provides reference and online search services. Analyzes questions, identifies appropriate resources, and provides the answer and/or directs the user to the appropriate resources. In collaboration with the Library Manager, identifies and evaluates print and electronic materials for the collection.
Provides document delivery service primarily via DOCLINE and OCLC. Updates journal holdings lists for library, CAHSL, and other consortia as needed. Works with EFTS, the NN/LM-NER Region 1 service, as well with other vendors as necessary. Compiles statistics on document delivery use and participation.
Teaches individuals and groups how to use the library and its computer databases. Provides orientations and supports the Library Manager in education programming. Develops instructional material in collaboration with the Library Manager. Supports computer-based searching, Windows, and word processing.
Maintains accurate and orderly shelving of all library materials, including those in storage. Conducts shelf-reading of books, journals, audiovisuals, and other library materials, and conducts collection inventories on a regular basis. Processes claims on books and journals, using computer-based systems when available. Compiles and maintains records and statistics related to these responsibilities. Ensures maintenance of the library’s audiovisual equipment, its computer hardware, and the photocopier. Assists Library Manager in maintaining the collection at the auxiliary site.
Processing and Cataloging Materials
Works in collaboration with the Library Manager to update collection records in the EOS catalog system, OCLC, and Serials Solutions. Ensures entry of books and audiovisual items into EOS using the NLM classification system. Processes new materials with proper labeling and security devices. Works with the Library Manager on updating the catalog system and other programs on the library network.
Assists in the development of new policies and procedures. Writes procedures in areas of expertise. Makes presentations to the Library Advisory Committee. Contributes to strategic and long-range planning. Ensures collection and organization of library statistics. Coordinates special projects per Library Manager, e.g., digitization of archives.
Instructs and assists support staff. Trains, supervises, and plans assignments for volunteer staff.
All other duties as assigned.
Master’s of Library Science [ALA-accredited]
1 year of experience, preferably in a health sciences library. Requires advanced knowledge of several computer-based information retrieval systems (e.g., MEDLINE, OVID, CINAHL) and the Internet. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) classification system and nomenclature (MeSH). Basic word processing skills.
Willingness to continually update and learn new skills. Willingness to learn and demonstrate competency in the EOS Library Management System, interlibrary loan system, and other programs as needed for library operations. Requires willingness to learn and demonstrate competency in software installation, setup, and software/hardware troubleshooting.
30 Hours per week. 10am-4:30pm Monday-Friday
Monday, July 22, 2013
Job Title: Hourly Ast Dir. Hosp (X90206) REPOST
Department: MEDICAL LIBRARY
Hire In Rate: $20.89 (for employees new to HHC)
Salary Range: $20.89 - $27.37
Job ID: 11223 Pay Frequency: Hour
Full/Part Time: Full-Time Post Date: 07/17/2013 - 07/31/2013
Regular/Temporary: Temporary Source of Funding: General Care
Regular Shift: N/A Civil Service Classification: Managerial
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Queens Hospital Center is making good on its promise to the people of southeastern and central Queens to maximize both patient convenience and positive clinical outcomes. Residents of Queens can count on the delivery of quality medical care right in their own borough. In 2002 the hospital opened a state-of-the-art, 261-bed facility that includes the Queens
Cancer Center, the first comprehensive cancer treatment center in the borough.
Works with Chief Librarian to oversee daily activities of the Medical Library and ensure all services are provided.
Answers patrons’ reference questions by finding books and articles on various topics and providing information about
the Library (hours, lay-out, policies, etc.).
Uses databases including but not limited to: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, PubMed, National Guideline
Clearinghouse and Google Scholar to find information that answers in-depth clinical questions
Guides patrons in the use of the Library’s electronic databases and other resources
Works with Chief Librarian in the development of policies and procedures for the department to increase the operational
efficiency of the Library service
Performs supervisory duties of part time staff such as scheduling and assigning work & daily evaluations of work done
Assists in identifying and selecting materials for the Library’s collection development
Provides assistance with circulation, serials processing and control, and document delivery
Catalogs and processes materials for Library collection
Assists in other special projects as assigned
HIRE IN RATE IS NOT APPLICABLE.
Master of Library Science from ALA accredited program
1-2 years of experience in library field; medical library preferred
Superior skill in using print and electronic resources to answer difficult reference questions
Ability to utilize specialized knowledge based information in library systems and sources to locate difficult to find materials
Experience conducting reference interviews and searching resources such as PubMed, Cochrane Database of Systematic
Reviews, National Guideline Clearinghouse, Google Scholar and Google.
Superior skill in Microsoft Office suite
Excellent customer service skills
How To Apply
If you wish to apply for this position, please apply online at https://employment.nychhc.org.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
(PT) Metadata Librarian, LaGuardia Community College – NY
LaGuardia Community College is seeking an adjunct/part-time librarian to assist with the planning, implementation and management of metadata creation for College information. The Metadata Librarian will report to the Deputy Chief Librarian and work with other Library personnel, College departments, faculty, and staff; s/he will also be part of the Knowledge Management Team.
Completes non-teaching projects or complex work in support of a Campus or University administrative or academic department. This work is generally of a temporary nature and requires specialized experience or expertise.
JOB TITLE Metadata Librarian (Non-Teaching Adjunct, Level 2 or 3) – Library
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
The Metadata Librarian will:
- Develop best practices for the development, use, and reuse of institutional metadata in a college-wide knowledge management project.
- Harvest metadata using various software solutions.
- Establish and maintain authority records using appropriate thesauri.
- Conduct user testing and other assessment activities.
- Participate in data sharing, digital collaboration, project management, and workflow development.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Level 2: MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution required.
Level 3: MLS degree from an ALA-accredited institution and a second subject Master’s required.
- Two years of experience working with metadata, preferably in an academic setting
- Experience and working knowledge of MARC, AACR2, and XML; experience with metadata standards such as Dublin Core, EAD, METS, MODS, and RDA
- Ability to work autonomously in a collaborative team environment required; strong oral and written communication skills
Level 2: $38.91/hr. – $43.98/hr
Level 3: $44.12/hr. – $52.37/hr
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
From our job posting system, select “Apply Now”, create or log in to a user account, and provide the requested information. If you are viewing this posting from outside our system, access the employment page on our web site and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title.
Candidates should provide a CV/resume and statement of scholarly interests.
Data Sciences Mgr, HBO – NY
HBO is looking to fill a newly created position, Data Sciences Manager, located in New York City.
Job Title HBO Manager, Data Sciences
Industry Cable/Broadcast Television Networks
Film Production and Distribution
Television Program Production and Distribution
Interest Information Technology Services
Research and Development
Location United States – New York – New York
Requisition # 137471BR
Type Full Time
HBO’s digital presence has expanded significantly over the past few years with the continued roll-out of HBO GO and MAX GO across multiple platforms/devices and the growth of HBO’s digital promotional strategy through efforts on HBO.com/MAX.com, Youtube, and social platforms. This expansion has significantly increased the need for digital measurement.
Accordingly, in this newly created position, the Manager, Data Sciences will work closely with various internal HBO departments, including Digital Products, Consumer Marketing, and Domestic Network Distribution, as well as members of the Market Research & Analysis team, to identify digital analytical needs to apply statistical methods and then design analytical solutions to draw meaningful insights.
The Manager, Data Sciences will work closely with the other Managers on the Web Analytics team to ensure a cohesive reporting strategy. This position will report directly to the VP, Web Analytics.
• Perform statistical and data mining analyses to support HBO digital properties
• Assist in the creation and continued support of internal analytics databases to ensure actionable outcomes for analyses and reporting
• Draw meaningful insights by combining multiple data sources using advanced statistics and data mining techniques
• Work with others to form hypotheses and use analytical skills to support those working theories
• Work with HBO’s data governance team to assure reference data and cross platform data are aligned to meet data analysis needs
• Continually broaden and strengthen knowledge of analytical methods, vendors and tools
• Minimum of 5+ years of experience performing analytics within media, marketing or digital analytics.
• Strong communicator with ability to perform complex analyses and make them easy to understand.
• A self-starter, able to work in a new business environment, recognizing shifting priorities and demands.
• Strong experience with data mining, database query and statistical tools (SAS and SQL)
• Working knowledge of enterprise business intelligence tools such as Business Objects and Tableau
• Working knowledge of Web Analytics tools like Adobe Omniture a plus
• Basic knowledge of data warehousing and data governance