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Friday, August 29, 2014

P/T - Ref/Instr Librarian, Union Co. College (NJ)

Reference/Instruction Librarian (4 part-time positions), Union County College – NJ

Union County College is seeking to fill 4 part-time positions for Reference/Instruction Librarian at its Cranford, Elizabeth, and Plainfield campuses

Characteristics, Duties, and Responsibilities:

Assists patrons in finding information in a variety of formats, either at UCC or elsewhere.
• Instructs individual users in the use of the libraries.
• Works with faculty and the Bibliographic Instruction Librarian to provide instruction to groups and classes, as scheduled.
• Keeps statistics of library services rendered while on duty.
• Assists with special projects and programs as needed.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Libraries or his/her designe(e).


American Library Association accredited MLS.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Strong reference experience.
• Strong Library instruction and/or teaching experience.

Terms of employment:

Maximum 25 hours per week. Must be able to work at any of all three campus libraries. Flexible schedule to meet department needs. Some evening, weekends, and extended hours will be required. Ability and willingness to travel on short notice to all on and off- campus sites as needed by the college. Employee must establish primary residency in New Jersey within one year of appointment unless an exemption applies.

To apply:

F/T - Digital Asset Manager, Tag (NY)

Digital Asset Manager, Tag – NY

Tag is hiring for an Digital Asset Manager to manage and catalog digital assets for one of the company’s largest clients.​ The Digital Asset Manager will report to the Account Director and will be responsible for reviewing and evaluating 100,000+​ assets including images, video and sound files based on the client’s specific brand guidelines.​ The Digital Asset Manager position provides an excellent opportunity to gain a solid understanding of the advertising production industry.​

Job duties

· Liaise with the Account Management team and creative agencies to gather all advertisements produced and catalog them into the digital asset management library
· Day to day running and maintenance of digital asset library
· Organize, rename and log all assets according to asset type, brand, and campaign
· Capture metadata against each asset allowing system users to be able to easily locate the asset by keyword
· Work with agency and production contacts to obtain new compaign elements and ensure all required formats are received
· Manage platform testing and feature enhancements using the Jira ticketing system in coordination with the company software department
· Support platform via administration including user access, workflow maintenance, content gating, and phone/​webinar user support
· Update and manage level structure on client’s CMD site
· Upload and organize files to client’s CMD site
· Distribute various files to requesting markets via FTP upon approval from GRM
· Occasionally work with internal and external vendors
· Quarterly Metrics Report
· Run report through client cmd site to obtain monthly data
· Obtain total downloads doc and data to determine total downloads by asset type (Print, TVC, Digital, Misc Elements)
· Work with GRM team to attain Market Usage information and compile with client cmd site data to create final PDF for client
· Link all market adapts to the mobile level of CMD for the Re-Use Ipad App.​

Job Requirements

· Bachelor’s degree in related field (technology, multimedia preferred); a combination of education and work experience can be substituted.​
· An understanding of digital files; two years of experience in a digital asset library preferred
· An understanding of the print and/​or digital creative workflow
· Knowledge of various file formats and how/​when they are used
· An understanding of updating HTML links/​tags
· High level of organizational skills and self motivation
· Ability to multi task
· Strong time management skills
· Knowledge of international broadcast formats
· Excellent communication skills; comfortable and confident in corresponding via email and telephone with the client

Tag offers an exciting and supportive business environment.​ We develop our people and reward their contribution.​ We work with openness and integrity.​ We are an equal opportunity employer.​ We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.​

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

P/T - Ref Librarian, Sachem Library (NY)


The Sachem Public Library in Holbrook, NY is seeking a part-time librarian for the Adult Reference Department.

Job Description:

       Provide reference, research and reader’s advisory
       Assist patrons in the use of electronic & digital devices
       Share responsibilities for collection development and occasional programs

Required Qualifications:

       MLS from an ALA accredited library school or completion of 12 credits towards an MLS
       Strong computer & communication skills
       Commitment to proactive customer service


This position is for 2 nights (5-9) per week and 2 Saturdays (9-5) a month; Sundays (12-5) are optional.

Interested applicants should send, fax or email a resume to:

Lynne Kennedy, Head of Reference
Sachem Public Library
150 Holbrook Road
Holbrook, NY  11741
631-588-3475 (fax)


Research Associate, Food Bank for NYC (NY)

Research Associate, Food Bank for NYC

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Director of Research and Evaluation, the Research Associate will be primarily responsible for the investigation of issues related to hunger and associated phenomena, which will result in the compilation of Food Bank For New York City’s primary research. This includes report production related to the Hunger Experience series, an annual hunger poll of New York City residents performed in conjunction with the Marist Institute for Public Opinion, and the Agency and Participant Hunger Safety Net Reports. The Research Associate will also support the Senior Director in developing customized reports commissioned internally and externally that advance the strategic interests of the Food Bank.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gather and summarize research data from public databases, publications, etc. to inform primary research and to develop other tools;
  • Produce regular reports for internal and external audiences (e.g. monthly meals report);
  • Respond to internal requests for data;
  • Compile data dashboard;
  • Handle assigned tasks related to annual Marist poll;
  • Administer surveys developed by the Research and Evaluation Department;
  • Maintain and update a database containing frequently used socio-demographic and economic data;
  • Organize and maintain a research reference library (includes periodic literature searches);
  • Additional duties as assigned.

  • Master’s degree required in research, public administration, public policy or equivalent;
  • A minimum of two years experience in public policy-related work, preferably in the area of hunger or poverty;
  • Basic statistical knowledge;
  • Experience with the survey process, from conceptualization through administration and analysis;
  • Proficiency in all MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint);
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and SPSS;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Interest and familiarity with food poverty and nutrition policy preferred;
  • Ideal candidate will be a flexible, organized, deadline-focused reliable team player with a collegial and professional manner and the ability to work under pressure.
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

P/T - Asst Librarian, Touro College (NY)

Touro College is seeking a part-time Assistant Librarian for its School of Health Sciences in Bay Shore, NY.

 Assistant Librarian

Reports to:                        Chief Librarian
Status:                    Part - Time
FLSA:                               Non-Exempt
Location:                 Bay Shore
Hours:                    Monday – Thursday 5:00pm-10:00pm
                             Sunday – Some availability for coverage.           

About Touro College:
Touro is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. Approximately 19,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris, and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro College Los Angeles and Touro University Worldwide, are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to:

Assists in the management of a library collection, delivery of its services and programs, and daily maintenance operations.


Job Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:

*   Manages a library collection, including selection, organization, preservation, and retention of college-level materials in a variety of fields and formats

*   Provides reference and bibliographic services, including instruction and assistance in the use of library resources and services, and direction in locating information and utilizing resources and services available on and off campus, development of bibliographies and other reference aids, and the performance of online database searches when appropriate

*   Participates in library orientation and outreach programs, including the presentation of workshops and seminars, the design of instructional materials and exhibits, and contribution to library publications

*   Supervises the evening operations of a library, including facilities and collection maintenance, materials receipt and reconciliation, and record keeping and tabulation

*   Librarians must make every effort to make sure the  library atmosphere should be one of cooperation, civility and collegiality and performs other duties as assigned and contribute to the overall operating efficiency


Education, Preparation, and Training
*   Masters Degree in Library Science
*   1-2 years’ experience

*   Strong customer service and organizational skills
*   Must be able to multi-task and prioritize work
*   Must be able to work as part of a team

Physical Demands
*   Extensive time sitting and standing
*   Extensive use of computers
*   Ability to lift 10 pounds

Computer Skills
*   Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Internet research and Outlook

*   N/A

Application Procedure:

Please send a cover letter with salary expectations and your resume to: The subject line of your email should read: “Librarian”

Touro College is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Our practices and employment decisions regarding employment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment are not to be based on an employee's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, military discharge status, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic predisposition, housing status, or any other protected status, in accordance with applicable law. Our policies are in conformance with Title IX, 1972 Education Amendments

Friday, August 22, 2014

P/T - Librarian, Berkeley College (NY)

Berkeley College has part time librarian positions available to provide information, circulation and technical services assistance.

ALA-MLS/MLIS or equivalent degree required.  Day, evening and weekend hours at the Midtown Manhattan campuses.
Supervise the use of and activity within the library including, assisting the Campus community in using the library computers and collections to locate information; providing basic and in-depth information services on site, by telephone and through real-time Chat; oversee circulation desk functions, basic desktop, laptop, printer troubleshooting, technical services and data collection. 
Ability to facilitate student driven learning in the information seeking process
A commitment to service excellence and student success
Knowledge of integrated library management systems, databases, and other web based information sources
Experience with Learning Management Systems such as Blackboard or Moodle is desirable

Please apply online and include cover letter and resume attachments.

Berkeley College offers Bachelor’s and Associate degrees, certificate programs, and non-degree professional courses in a wide range of majors to meet current business and professional market demands.  For additional information please visit

Thursday, August 21, 2014

F/T - Ref/Instr Librarian, Berkeley Coll (NY)

Berkeley College invites applications to fill a full time Reference/Instruction Librarian vacancy at the Manhattan campus. 

This position reports to the campus Library Director and provides the following services: guide students, faculty and the college community in locating and evaluating information; serve as a member of a liaison team that works to inform and collaborate with faculty on the integration of information literacy skill building through instruction, assignment support and assessment activities; shares responsibility for building, maintaining and promoting print/media/electronic collections; shares oversight of the information/lending desks, and participates on library, campus and College committees. Requires one evening and rotating weekend hours.

§  An earned M.L.S./M.L.I.S or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution or from an international institution with a formal accreditation process identified by ALA’s Human Resource Development and Recruitment Office
§  Experience with library automation systems and associated relevant technology that manage and deliver services
§  Interest and ability in developing and delivering effective information literacy instruction
§  Comprehensive knowledge of, and navigational ability with, electronic information and internet resources
§  The desire to explore and innovate – what we do and how we do it

For consideration please apply online and include cover letter and resume attachments.

Berkeley College occupies two midtown buildings on 41st and 43rd Streets, between 5th and Madison. Just steps from Grand Central Station, the location provides easy access to subways, trains, and buses.  Since 1931, Berkeley College has specialized in preparing students for professional and personal success. For additional information please

Librarian, United Nations (NY)

Librarian, United Nations – NY

UN is seeking a Librarian. This position is located in the Department of Public Information (DPI) in the Outreach Division, at the Dag Hammarskjöld Library. Incumbents report directly to a Unit Coordinator which may be in any area of Library operations.
The Library has adopted a flexible working organisation and the Librarian may be responsible, within delegated authority, for any of the following duties:
• Selects material for the development of collections; coordinates selections and departmental requests for materials, ensures their accordance with collection development policies.
• Catalogues abstracts and/or indexes complex scientific and technical materials that require in-depth treatment of subject matter or documents of a politically sensitive nature.
• Integrates and balances user and institutional needs, applying extensive experience with the management of commercial sources of information.  Maintains communication with networks in the relevant fields and with associations of library and information specialists.
• Evaluates adequacy of existing reference tools.  Implements new technologies in information management to ensure that new tools developed for efficient access to information are accessible to staff throughout the Organization.
• Advises other units and departments seeking expertise in information architecture, content organization, and metadata, including Internet/Intranet sites.
• Conducts programs of outreach and user education to improve client use of desktop information resources; uses judgment of relevant institutional needs to develop presentations appropriate to client audience; develops marketing and publicity materials to facilitate outreach.
• Guides, trains and supervises general service and professional staff in the function.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
The initial primary focus of the three posts concerned may be (1) coordination of the UNBIS Thesaurus and Library authority files (2) document analysis & metadata (3) coordination of the UN libraries’ electronic resources purchasing consortium. Other duties may be considered and postholders will have responsibility for a portfolio of duties and projects.
• Professionalism: Knowledge of library operations and electronic data management. Ability to apply conceptual, analytical, and evaluative skills and identify issues, formulate opinions and make conclusions and recommendations. Ability to develop sources for data collection.  Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
• Teamwork:  Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
• Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in library science, information science or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Work Experience
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in library work, information network administration or related area is required. Five years of experience in a role as professional librarian, documentalist, archivist or similar active information service role is desirable.
Experience of working in an international environment is desirable.