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Friday, November 7, 2014

Info Mgmt Analyst, Baker & Taylor (NJ)

Information Management Analyst, Baker & Taylor – NJ

Baker & Taylor is seeking an Information Management Analyst for its Bridgewater, NJ office who will be responsible for obtaining new title information from all POD publishers and manage the addition and updates to the database which directly supports the TextStream process.  Is responsible for the initial testing and implementation of print book ONIX files to ensure the metadata meets company requirements as well as adhering to industry guidelines for ONIX standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (The following statements describe the general nature of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties.  Additional responsibilities may be assigned by management):
  • Obtains new title information to directly support theTextStream process as well as updating and maintaining the metadata including BISAC subject coding and deciphering grade ranges.
  • Responsible for removal/takedown of titles from TextStream per the publishers or Digital Media Services requests.
  • Work closely with the DMS group to decipher best practices in the support of TextStream.
  • Analyze and maintain weekly and bi-weekly audits for print and digital metadata currently listed on the database to ensure data quality.
  • Work directly with sales staff to verify current pricing is up to date prior to submission of customer orders to ensure accuracy.
  • Initial testing of publisher and vendor ONIX files to insure adherence to company requirements.
  • Projects as assigned

  • BA/BS preferred and two to four years bookstore/publishing experience (college textbook preferred).
  • Strong knowledge of PC applications (MS Access, Excel, Word, Outlook) required.  Aggressive phone skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence and speak effectively to customers or employees.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
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