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- ► 2016 (200)
- ► 2015 (283)
- F/T - Ref. Librarian, William Paterson U. (NJ)
- P/T - Reference Librarian, SUNY Maritime (NY)
- F/T - Metadata Strategist, Shutterstock (NY)
- P/T Temp - Cataloger, Frick (NY)
- F/T - Ruby on Rails Developer, Princeton U (NJ)
- F/T - Collection Dev. & Catalog Librarian, BCCLS (...
- Temp - Collection & Analysis Librarian, Columbia U...
- F/T - Corporate Archivist, IBM (NY)
- F/T - Adverse Data Search Researcher, PwC (NY)
- Information Specialist (Yorkson Legal) (NY)
- F/T - Prospect Research/Database, A Better Chance ...
- F/T - Information Mgmt Officer, United Nations (NY...
- (F/T Temp) - Lib Sci Intern, Cohn & Wolfe (NY)
- F/T - Database Mgr, World Sci Fest (NY)
- F/T - Genealogy Librarian, NYPL (NY)
- F/T - Archivist/Metadata Specialist, Yale (CT)
- F/T - Digital Media Assoc, Guggenheim (NY)
- F/T - Content Development Mgr, IEEE (NJ)
- F/T - Ref. Librarian/User Ed (Wm Paterson U) (NJ)
- F/T - Dir. Informatics for Research, Drexel U. (PA...
- F/T - Archivist/Information Scientist, Sanofi (NJ)...
- (Temp) Content Mgr (Aquent) (NJ)
- (Temp) UX Researcher (Aquent) (NY)
- F/T - Dir., Library Online, Berkeley College (NJ)
- F/T - Head of Materials & Acq'ns, Columbia U (NY)
- P/T - Project Archivist, NY Botanical (NY)
- F/T - Research Librarian, Warburg Pincus (NY)
- F/T - Design Librarian & 3D Printer Specialist, Mo...
- F/T - MDC Librarian, CBS Corp (NY)
- F/T - Mgr, Archives & Metadata, HBO (NY)
- Dev't Asst. for Info Mgmt & Research, Brearley (NY...
- P/T - Librarian, Academy for Jewish Religion (NY)
- F/T - Web Content Mgr, Mountain LTD (NJ)
- (Temp) Content Mgr, The Creative Group (NJ)
- F/T - KM Specialist, VivaKi (NY)
- F/T - Data Coordinator, re:fuel (NJ)
- P/T - Librarian, Peninsula Public Library
- F/T - Legal Ref & Metadata Librarian, Rutgers U. (...
- F/T - Knowledge Mgmt Analyst, NYC HR Admin (NY)
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Saturday, February 22, 2014
- Provide reference service to students, faculty, staff and the general public
- Provide circulation assistance as needed
- Perform other duties as assigned
- ALA-accredited MLS degree
- One year reference experience
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
- Experience in an academic library setting
- Knowledge of emerging library technologies
- Cover letter.
- Contact information for three professional references.
Friday, February 21, 2014
Metadata Strategist, Shutterstock – NY
Shutterstock is looking for a metadata strategist to champion and lead metadata strategy, effectiveness, and standards in support of the findability of digital assets. We’re looking for a specialist who understands how to use language to optimize the value of digital media.
Day-to-day responsibilities include:
- Drive revenue optimization initiatives through the discovery of key-insights into descriptive metadata eco-system dynamics.
- Define and lead the implementation of metadata strategies to scale digital assets discovery and sales conversion.
- Be the thought leader on introducing and exploring concepts around keyword methodologies, disambiguation techniques, ontologies/taxonomies, containment hierarchies, etc.
- Own metrics related to metadata including quantity and type of descriptive attributes per asset, keyword relevancy, effectiveness, conversions and ROI.
- Analyze performance of metadata application and usage, including keyword trends around seasonality, language, geo-specific terms, and cultural relevance.
- Stakeholder specific to metadata for the development of content moderation services including linguistic and semantic analyses, metadata application, consistency, and relevancy.
- Partner with the SEO and SEM teams to discover opportunities in metadata, implement validation test scenarios and define the desired outcomes of metadata clusters, synonym rings, and similarity search.
- Establish smart, semantic auto-mapping to create seamless integration and interoperability across multiple descriptive attributes, international languages and character sets.
- Hands-On Approach: You should be sharp, love rolling up your sleeves, getting your hands dirty, working alongside your team and leading by example.
- Entrepreneurial inclination to discover innovative opportunities for applying analytical techniques to business strategies.
- Working knowledge of media data standards, examples include; IPTC, EMM, Metadata Standards Group, Exif, XMP, RDF, Dublin Core, ONIX, etc.
- Experience in resolving search and information organization issues around synonym rings, synsets, homographs, polysemes, stop words, etc.
- Experience with impact analysis reporting and information visualization techniques – comfortable with statistics and data visualization in Excel.
- Strong understanding of information organization architecture, digital asset management systems, database relationships, semantic modeling, metadata mapping and transformation.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MLS, Business, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Knowledge and understanding of the image stock industry business.
- Experience with project planning, resource allocation, and cost modeling.
To apply: http://www.shutterstock.com/jobs.mhtml?nl=1&jvi=o1ssYfwD,Job&jvs=Indeed&jvk=Job
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Job Posting: Cataloger
The Frick Collection is an art museum consisting of over 1,100 works of art from the thirteenth to nineteenth century, displayed in the intimate surroundings of the former home of Henry Clay Frick. The residence, with its furnishings and works of art, has been open to the public since 1935. It is one of the world's most perfect museums. The Frick Art Reference Library, one of the world's leading centers for research in the history of art, was founded in 1920 by Miss Helen Clay Frick ( 1888-1984) to further the goals of "encouraging and developing the study of the fine arts and of advancing the general knowledge of 'kindred subjects'."
Job SummaryThe Frick Art Reference Library is seeking a part-time cataloger to perform original and complex derive cataloging on a backlog of print materials. This part-time, temporary position is for 14 hours/week (to be scheduled M-F between the hours of 9:00-6:00) until June 30, 2014. The Frick Art Reference Library serves a diverse public including auction house personnel, collectors, graduate students and museum curators. It collects materials chronologically from the Early Christian era to the mid-20th century. Among its strengths are collections of auction and exhibition catalogs.
- MLIS from an ALA-accredited program
- A minimum of two years cataloging experience in an academic or art library
- Reading knowledge of at least one Western European language
- Familiarity with MARC21, AACR2 and RDA
- Experience assigning LC Class numbers and LCSH
- Facility with OCLC Connexion client
- Familiarity with the Getty's Art and Architecture Thesaurus, and non-MARC metadata standards desirable
- Reading knowledge of Russian or another Slavic language desirable
- Academic background in art history desirable
Benefits in Employment with The Frick CollectionAll employees of the Frick Collection may access free or discounted admission to most of New York's finest museums. Employees and volunteers are provided with an extremely affordable lunch in our employee dining room and a discount on Museum Shop purchases. The Frick Collection offers a beautiful and pleasant work setting and an excellent opportunity to appreciate some of the world's finest works of art.
Contact InformationApplication Process, No phone calls please. Please send resume and cover letter to: (include "Cataloger" in the title line of your email)
Head of Bibliographic Records email@example.com
The Frick Collection
1 East 70 Street
New York, NY
Princeton University Library is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Ruby on Rails developer to work on implementing Blacklight and other public-facing Rails applications.
The Princeton University Library is one of the world’s leading research libraries, serving a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,600 graduate students, 853 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its holdings include more than 7 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data, and images. The Library employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 storage facilities.
The incumbent, working with existing library developers, will play a key role in the development, planning, documentation, testing, and deployment of new and existing applications, and actively participate in the communities that exist around those applications.
This position is a two year term appointment, with the possibility of renewal.
BA in Computer Science or a related field
Extensive and demonstrated experience with Ruby on Rails
Experience with Solr, Apache, Tomcat and/or Jetty; and SQL (MySQL or other)
Demonstrated proficiency with contemporary web standards (HTML5, CSS,
Knowledge of and experience with Rails application deployment patterns
Experience with Test Driven Development
Experience with at least one other programming language (e.g. Python, Java, PHP)
Competency with Git/Github for source code version control and collaboration
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States
Knowledge of and experience with library descriptive metadata formats (MARC, MODS, Dublin Core, EAD, VRA)
Familiarity with Linked Data and Linked Data publishing patterns
Work experience in an academic library
Experience with Integrated Library Systems
Advanced degree in Library or Computer Science
Experience with a NoSQL DB such as MongoDB
Experience working with and committing to Open Source Software projects
Compensation and Benefits: Princeton offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program that is responsive to the needs of its diverse staff. The comprehensive benefits program includes health and life insurance coverage, pension benefits, flexible spending accounts, income protection in the event of short- and long-term disabilities, benefits for employee education, children's tuition grants, as well as 24 vacation days a year, 9 holidays and 2 personal days.
Nominations and Applications: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The position requisition number is: 1400075.
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.
Collection Dev. and Catalog Librarian, BCCLS – NJ
Additional duties include responding to database error reports and assisting the cataloging team in maintaining and cleaning up data fields as needed. The position is 35 hours per week with medical, vacation, and retirement benefits in accordance with the BCCLS Personnel manual.
The hiring salary will be at the current NJLA minimum of $50,765. Minimum qualifications are an M.L.S. from an ALA accredited library science program, five years of experience working as a professional librarian, cataloging experience preferred. Excellent English, organizational and interpersonal skills are required.
E-mail cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Documents must be sent as a Word or PDF attachment. No phone calls. No faxes.
Applications received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014 will be given preference. Position is available immediately.
models for current and new products; assess print and electronic collections including
overlap analyses; and identify potential digitization projects and collaborative collection
development opportunities. This position will serve as the primary service and collections
liaison to the faculty and students in the departments of Chemistry, Physics, and Astronomy.
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
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Minimum Qualifications: Required qualifications include:
- MLS or an advanced degree in the sciences, engineering or related
- Proficiency with core research resources in the sciences and engineering
- Familiarity with scientific research, data management, and scholarly
communications trends, including open access publishing
- Experience providing service and outreach in a technology-rich environment
- Experience managing complex projects- An ability to clearly articulate ideas through
excellent written communication and presentation skills
- Demonstrated initiative,flexibility, and the ability to work in a collaborative
- Undergraduate or advanced degree in a science, engineering, or
- Successful experience working in an academic or research intensive
- Familiarity with emerging technologies and social media.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and
the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
|IBM is looking for an experienced, visionary corporate archivist with marketing and communications savvy to lead its Corporate Archives team in Somers, NY. The successful candidate will be a creative manager who is dedicated to outstanding customer service and committed to proactively unlocking the strategic value in the heritage of one of the world's most historic companies as it heads into and through its second century.|
|Principles responsibilities will include managing staff
and budget, overseeing a historically significant archives collection
spread across multiple sites, managing all departmental processes and
functions including IT applications and digitization, accessioning the
archival records in whatever formats that IBM needs to preserve for its
current and ongoing business use.|
|To apply: https://jobs3.netmedia1.com/cp/faces/job_summary?job_id=CHQ-0632652|
Saturday, February 15, 2014
Adverse Data Search (ADS) Researcher, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PWC)
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in research sources and methods, with thorough experience conducting background research on people and companies.
Experience researching or professional knowledge of one or more of the following: US securities regulations/enforcement; US legal systems; client risk management or compliance processes.
Experience working in a professional services firm is a plus.
Ability to analyze findings in a clear written summary.
Proven ability to follow instructions and guidance and adapt learning to future scenarios.
Ability to work independently yet collaboratively.
Demonstrated attention to details.
Ability to be productive, meet aggressive deadlines, work under pressure and prioritize among multiple projects.
Thorough yet focused, able to recognize, articulate and apply search limitations.
Capable of learning and following internal risk management procedures and routinely explaining them to practitioners.
Demonstrated ability to:
-Utilize the Boolean techniques within core business, legal and public records research sources;
-Locate biographical details and build background profiles;
-Write clearly and with impact;
-Utilize analytical and critical thinking skills;
-Understand business, personal names and US geography.
Demonstrated ability to:
-Cooperate with and provide support to all levels of firm partners and staff;
-Work productively and reliably in a virtual office environment;
-Communicate clearly both in writing and verbally;
-Adapt and learn from instructions, using good judgment to apply guidance as new situations arise;
-Be agile with change;
-Support customer service issues and explain processes to professionals with different levels of knowledge experience.
Graduate degree preferred
Minimum Years of Experience Necessary: 5
Minimum Degree(s) and Certification(s) Required:
Must have demonstrated proficiency and expert facility with 1) news media searching via Lexis OR Factiva; AND research via 2) SEC filings OR Westlaw.
Must have professional experience in a support or customer service role or function
Job ID: 51023BR-10
Friday, February 14, 2014
Information Specialist, Yorkson Legal (recruiter) – NY
Responsibilities include but are not limited to monitoring case law, legislation, current publications, and SEC filings.
Execute complex business and legal research.
The ideal candidate for this position will have broad knowledge of standard secondary research resources and corporate documents; resources include but not limited to: Bloomberg, Capital IQ, Deal Lawyers, IntelliConnect, KnowledgeMosaic, Morningstar, Practical Law, Lexis, Westlaw and Thomson products, as well as other Securities & Exchange Commission and EDGAR filing resources. A Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science or related law firm OR a four year degree with corporate experience.
Please email resumes to email@example.com
Prospect Research and Database Associate, A Better Chance, Inc. – NY
- Application deadline: February 24 2014
The Associate will make recommendations concerning prospecting, data warehousing, and employable technologies. S/he will also hold staff training sessions and troubleshoot technological and database-related issues when necessary. The PRDA will support the daily operations of the Development Department, using Raiser’s Edge, and provide the team with a thorough understanding of its constituencies and prospects by providing data-backed reports and analyses.
This position is also responsible for conducting individual, corporate, and foundation research for A Better Chance. Based out of the New York City office, this is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefit package. This position reports to the Director of Development.
Primary Responsibilities (35% prospect research; 65% database management)
- Assess the current state of the Raiser’s Edge database and identify opportunities to improve upon its use, focusing primarily on information warehousing and information search and retrieval.
- Manage the day-to-day activities that involve the Raiser’s Edge, including but not limited to processing gift acknowledgements and tax receipts, creating queries and exports, updating constituent information, and troubleshooting any issues that may arise.
- Oversee all of the organization’s research and information handling, ensuring quality control, consistency, and timely turnarounds.
- Update wealth screening data in the Raiser’s Edge and mine the database for top prospects.
- Update and create automated data reports for staff to use as needed.
- Schedule regular database cleanups, ensuring that the database is in a constant state of repair and growth.
- Produce reports and analyses that will aid the department in identifying opportunities to cultivate both new and existing donors.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
- Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
- Experience using electronic databases required; experience using the Raiser’s Edge preferred.
- At least two years’ of professional experience; one year of experience as an information professional preferred (e.g. database management, prospect research, or library science). Relevant graduate coursework and/or internships may be substituted for field experience.
- Qualities of being resourceful, proactive, innovative, and enthusiastic.
- Ability to learn, implement, and improve established policies and procedures.
- A knack for adopting new technology and the ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly.
- Ability to self-start, pitch, and lead various projects relevant to the growth of the department, while still completing everyday tasks without compromising quality.
- Ability to understand complex requests for information and successfully retrieve that information using the Raiser’s Edge database.
- Talent for combing through large datasets and constructing meaning; ability to spot gaps and/or flaws in pre-existing systems.
- Faculty for prioritizing multiple projects with consideration to various deadlines in addition to any affected team members’ workflows.
- A high standard for the quality of work produced and impeccable attention to detail; proficient in the use of Standard Edited American English.
- Ability to work independently as well as a part of a team.
- Strong work ethic and a commitment to the mission and growth of A Better Chance.
A Better Chance
253 West 35th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with “Prospect and Database Research Associate” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
A Better Chance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.