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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

P/T - Library Asst Intern (paid), CMI (NY)

The Center for Marketing Intelligence is seeking a Library Assistant Intern. Please apply through the following link: 



The Center for Marketing Intelligence is looking for a Library Assistant Intern. This would be a great learning opportunity for someone with administrative experience that is interested in the more research-oriented side of information work.


This position handles all periodical and library-related subscriptions, coordinates research-related contracts, and resolves billing issues. The Library Assistant will provide administrative support to the department head and serve as the department point-person for receipt of vendor invoices, time off recordkeeping, the department calendar and reception duty as required. This is a paid position with growth potential.



·  Order, check-in, route, and maintain periodical (paper and online) subscriptions and passwords. Troubleshoot missing issues and other problems, working with subscription agent and directly with publishers. (Learning objective: most libraries/information centers perform this activity so it is important to learn as the candidate might do it or supervise it during his or her career)

·  Co-ordinate ordering and payment for books, reports, association memberships, etc. (Learning objective: like above, this is a typical library/information center function)

·  Co-ordinate organization wide, research-related contracts (e.g., Lexis Nexis):

·  prepare pre-approval forms for user participation

·  reconcile billing issues

·  maintain subscription files

·  monthly accrual report

·  (Learning objective: Working with vendors & contracts has become an important library/information center function: candidate will probably use this experience later in career)

·  Process department vendor invoices (Learning objective: typical library/information center work)

·  General administrative support, including monitoring dept. calendar & time-off records, maintaining phone lists and organization charts

·  Setting up for CMI and vendor webinars, meetings and conference calls

·  Expense report processing, meeting and calendar management and phone support for the department head (Learning objective: all of the above three functions are basic to working in an office today – developing the skill set to multi-task, to do detailed work for a variety of people in a variety of different areas)

·  Ordering office supplies and maintaining CMI’s supply area

·  Work with Growth Services Team on internal databases as time permits (Learning objective: databases have become an important function in most libraries/information centers)

·  Light research work (online and Web-based information search) as time permits (Learning objective: this is the #1 skill a future librarian/information professional needs)


·  1 - 2 years administrative experience in a corporate environment desirable

·  Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially Excel & PowerPoint

·  Strong facility with numbers

·  Strong organizational and detail skills

·  Team player, self-starter

·  Enrolled in an MLS program (preferably in early stages)

·  Research skills