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Sunday, March 29, 2015

Financial Researcher - 2 positions (Donna Conti) (NY)

FINANCIAL RESEARCHER 2 positions Temp and Perm                                         NEW YORK

Donna Conti, an executive recruitment firm specialized in the placement of permanent and temporary information professionals, is seeking Financial Researchers for two upcoming positions - one temporary and one permanent - for its client, a large financial firm.  Candidates must have recent on the job financial database experience and will be responsible for providing relevant research while working under tight deadlines in a fast paced environment.

Must demonstrate strong familiarity and proficiency in working with financial databases: i.e. Dealogic, Datastream, Bloomberg, Factiva, Factset and additional experience with IDC, Gartner and Frost and Sullivan will be a plus.

4 plus year’s financial research experience preferred and ability to work independently and as part of team.

MLS or BA Required.

Please submit your resume in word and a 1 page writing sample detailing the financial databases you used in a work setting.

The client will be reviewing resumes and selecting those who will be interviewed.  Only those candidates who have been selected will be contacted. These positions will require flexability to work at least one weekend day and one or more evenings.


Send resumes to:

Friday, March 27, 2015

F/T - Adult Svcs Librarian, Sachem Library (NY)

Full-Time Adult Services Librarian
Sachem Public Library seeks an enthusiastic, friendly, creative Librarian I with strong reference and reader’s advisory skills to join the Library’s Adult Reference Staff.  The successful candidate should enjoy working with people, have a passion for adult literature, and possess a strong technical background.

Responsibilities will include:
Providing in-person, online and phone reference and reader’s advisory assistance in a fast-paced environment. 
Assisting visitors in the use of library resources and technology including the use of hand held and mobile devices.
Planning and presenting instructional programs. 
Marketing and merchandising adult collections and services.
Participating in material selection and collection maintenance. 
Assisting in community outreach.

Minimum Qualifications:
ALA accredited MLS.
NYS Public Librarian Professional Certificate.
Reachable on the NYS Civil Service Librarian I list or eligible for transfer.
Proactive customer service skills.
Thorough knowledge of traditional as well as online reference databases and downloadable resources.
Highly articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Comfortable training in both individual and group settings.
Hours will include one evening per week and Saturdays in rotation.  Sundays are optional.
The Library offers a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits.  We participate in the New York State Retirement Plan and the NYSHIP Health Insurance Plan.
Interested candidates may apply by fax or email by sending resume with cover letter to:
            Lynne Kennedy
            Head of Reference Services
            Sachem Public Library
                                    Fax:     631 588 3475

Application Deadline: April 6, 2015. 

Research Analyst (Special Counsel) (NY)

Research Analyst, Special Counsel (employment agency) – NY

Special Counsel is currently searching for a Research Analyst to join the growing team of their client, a leading global law firm. This role will report to the Director of Research Services and provide business and legal research support to the practice attorneys, Research Services, and Knowledge Management teams.
A general knowledge of research resources including, Bloomberg, Lexis, Westlaw, Securities & Exchange Commission and EDGAR filing is preferred. In addition, one year of related law firm experience or a Masters in Library/Information Science is preferred. This opportunity offer excellent benefits and perks to their employees.

F/T - Associate Librarian, Christie's (NY)

Associate Librarian, Christie’s – NY

Reporting to the Head Librarian, the Christie’s Associate Librarian will be responsible for the following: overseeing database research resources; providing training in the use of these resources; maintaining relationships with the database vendors; cataloguing books in an ongoing retrospective conversion project; providing reference and research services; overseeing check-in of auction catalogues and generating price lists; managing Christie’s Library Intern program; and representing Christie’s at professional organizational meetings.
Closing date  for applications is April 12.
  • Oversee a variety of research databases made available to Christie’s globally.  The Associate Librarian will be responsible for maintaining these databases on a daily basis by fielding any problems as they arise: liaising with staff, vendor and IT.  Includes invoicing and budgeting.
  • Provide formal and informal training on available research resources and instruct new staff and interns on how to use them.
  • Reference and research to support the art and business research needs of Christie’s staff.
    Check in approximately 1200 auction catalogues per year, and monthly generate and tip price lists in each catalogue.  Prepare binding.
  • Continue an ongoing retrospective conversion project in departmental libraries.
  •  Recruit and oversee library interns.
  • Represent Christie’s at professional organizational meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by manager.
Skills and Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Art History preferred; MLS degree strongly preferred; or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of related work experience.
  • Knowledge of online resources, including proficiency with art database programs and the Internet.
  • Knowledge of Inmagic Genie or a similar web based integrated library system.
  • Knowledge of E-mail, Spreadsheet, Word Processing and Presentation software (Microsoft Office preferred).
  • Strong typing skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  •  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including superior written and spoken communication.
  • Superior client service skills.
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
  •  Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Strong follow-up skills with attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of a second language preferred.
To apply:

Digital Svcs Librarian, NY Medical College (NY)

New York Medical College Health Sciences Library
Digital Services Librarian 
Purpose:  The Digital Services Librarian serves the educational, research and information needs of the University community via the creation and maintenance of web-based interactive content, tutorials, and reference services that extend  library education and research assistance to all students, faculty, residents, fellows and employees of New York Medical College. Additionally this position is crucial to the Library’s digitization initiatives related to current and archival materials.
·       Provides leadership in the design, development, maintenance, and evaluation of web-based content, tutorials, and online services;
·       Recommends and develops new library digital services including those for mobile devices;
·       Promotes the use of appropriate current and emerging technologies and media;
·       Serves as a member of the reference team;
·       Performs liaison responsibilities with NYMC clinical and non-clinical academic departments including developing and teaching instructional sessions, online searching, and marketing of library services;
·       Updates library web content;
·       Provides leadership in digitization activities of the library including archival digitization projects;
·       Works closely with the library’s systems and network administrator on information delivery projects;
·       Participates on various library committees as assigned;
·       Performs other duties as assigned.
·       Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school.
·       Knowledge of and experience using reference resources, internet resources, and other electronic products.
·       Strong interpersonal skills, a public services orientation, and demonstrated written and spoken communication skills.
·       Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
·       Ability to initiate and manage projects effectively, with attention to detail.

  • Reference and instructional experience in a health sciences library, preferably academic;
  • Knowledgeable about sources of health sciences information, evidence based practice, and translational medicine.
  • Database design experience;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the best practices, standards in web design, and  knowledge of major  tools such as Dreamweaver, Flash, Adobe Creative Suite products;
  • Ability to use web 2.0 technologies in an educational setting. 
  • Ability to use major web programming languages and frameworks, such as HTML/CSS.
  • Ability to utilize software (such as GoToWebinar, WebEx and Captivate) to develop online instructional content;
  • Knowledge of  bibliographic management software, current information literacy standards and instructional best practices;
  • Knowledge of usability testing and web analytics;
  • Graphical skills;
  • Educational or experiential background in the pre-clinical or health sciences;
  • Teaching experience;
  • Certification by the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP).
Reporting:   Associate Director, User Support, Education and Research Services.  
Available:    January 8, 2015
Send resume with cover letter indicating position of interest to: Alicia Parrish, Employment Manager, Human Resources Department at or HR fax 914-594-4309. Candidates of interest will be contacted to schedule interviews.


F/T - Ref & Instr Librarian, Middlesex Co Coll (NJ)

Reference and Instruction Librarian, Middlesex County College – NJ

Edison campus of Middlesex County College is seeking a Reference and Instruction Librarian. This is Full-Time Tenure Track Opportunity.

Closing date for applicants is April 2nd. Principal Responsibilities:

1. Provides reference services to students, faculty, staff and the general public.
2. Develops and teaches library instruction sessions, in-person or online, for courses from various subject disciplines.
3. Assists users in the library labs with computer, software, printing, internet, and database questions.
4. Recommends book, serial and online materials for purchase.
5. Assists with Library communications, marketing and user materials.
6. Participates in the planning and general service objectives of the College and Library, including assessment efforts.
7. Performs other duties as assigned that are appropriate to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Library Science
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication and technical skills
• Fluent with library resources, print and online
• Classroom teaching experience
• Experience at a community college preferred
• Bi-lingual in English and Spanish preferred
Retirement Plan:  Pension Eligible

Any new employee hired by Middlesex County College after September 1, 2011 must comply with New Jersey residency requirements.

F/T - Assoc U Librarian for Tech Svcs, Fairleigh-Dickinson Univ (NJ)

Associate University Librarian for Technical Services, Fairleigh-Dickinson Univ – NJ

Associate University Librarian for Technical Services is needed for Fairleigh-Dickinson Univ., Florham Campus in Madison, NJ.
Job Summary:
Reporting to the Provost, Florham Campus, the Associate University Librarian for Technical Services directs and supervises the operations of all areas of the Technical Services Departments on both the Florham and Metropolitan Campuses. The departments provide technical services support to all libraries within the university. Services include selecting, ordering, cataloging and processing new print and digital materials, providing and maintaining access to multiple forms of electronic materials, supporting library staff in their use of the integrated library system, and the ongoing development of the library website/portal.
Responsibilities of this position include establishing and implementing departmental policies; supervising the cataloging of materials for the libraries’ print and digital collections; overseeing the day-to-day management of the Libraries’ electronic resources; bulk loading of cataloging records from various resource vendors; authority control processing; overseeing ongoing catalog maintenance; coordinating staff training for new library technologies; leading the library website team and overseeing implementation of new technologies on that site; generating statistical and special request reports; participating in library collection development; and providing occasional reference service.
The incumbent functions largely without daily direct supervision and assumes substantial project and library systems-related responsibility. Works closely with the Associate University Librarians, the Systems Librarian and Technology Support Specialist, and other library department heads to develop and coordinate library-related projects. This is a university-wide position that requires periodic meetings, and full days work, at the Metropolitan Campus libraries, in addition to duties performed at the Florham Campus Library. The incumbent serves as a member of the University Library Steering Committee.
Required Qualifications:
1. MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited library school.
2. Five years progressive professional library experience in Technical or Public Services, including staff supervision.
3. Two to three years original and copy cataloging experience with a proficiency in RDAOCLC searching, assignment of LCSH, LC Classification, and use of authority files.
4. Technological knowledge of library applications and processes.
5. Effective analytical skills to quickly assess and resolve library procedural and system issues.
6. Effective organizational skills to work on several projects simultaneously while continuing to meet schedules and implementation dates.
7. Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite of applications. Working knowledge of HTML and web page design is desirable.
8. Ability to write and execute simple SQL scripts.
9. Excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and outside vendors’ sales and technical support personnel.
10. Experience with online searching of indices and other electronic resources, reference service, bibliographic instruction and collection development.
11. Valid driver’s license and accessibility to transportation for travel between campuses.
12. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Candidates for hire will be required to sign a waiver authorizing the background check and produce a Social Security Card.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Reference Librarian, Morristown Library (NJ)

Reference Librarian, Morristown & Morris Township Library – NJ

The Morristown & Morris Township Library is seeking a friendly, service-oriented librarian to join our dedicated staff.  We are a library known for great customer service & programming located in a diverse community in the heart of historical downtown Morristown.
  • MLIS from an ALA accredited institution & ability to obtain a NJ Professional Librarian Certificate
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills & the ability to work with a diverse population and staff
  • Excellent computer & technological skills including proficiency with social media, downloadable media, and various technological devices.  The ability to learn and teach new technologies to members of the public and other staff members through classroom and individual instruction
  • Evening and weekend hours required
  • Answering adult reference & readers advisory questions
  • Answering technology questions and assisting patrons with OPACs, downloadable media and computer use
  • Technical class & individual instruction of topics such as Microsoft Office Suite, personal technology devices and social media
  • Book selection & collection development
  • Outreach to community organizations and promotion of library resources
  • Other duties as required
NJLA minimum
Please email Mary Lynn Becza, Reference Department Head  with your resume and three professional references at
The Morristown & Morris Township Library is an equal opportunity employer

F/T - Content Strategist, The College Board (NY)

Content Strategist , The College Board – NY

The College Board seeks a Content Strategist (two positions). These positions are based out of the New York City College Board office.
The Content Strategist is responsible for ensuring that digital content is user-centered and engaging, meets high quality standards, and furthers College Board’s mission. Reporting to the Director, Editorial Services, the Content Strategist is a direct contributor to the development of websites and other digital projects, working closely with a multidisciplinary team to conceptualize, develop, execute, and maintain digital content. This position is based out of the New York City College Board office.
Responsibilities include leading content efforts throughout the lifecycle of complex digital projects; helping to define and realize the vision and direction of the project, collaborating closely with project sponsors and others; delivering project briefs, content audits, and other content strategy tools; as well as drafting content, developmental editing, and content entry. S/he will work closely with product managers, sponsors, content producers, editors, user experience design (UXD), and information technology (IT) to conceptualize, develop, execute, and maintain content that is accurate and consistent in presentation and optimally stored within a content management system.
  • Works closely with project sponsors to understand their needs and the needs of their users and to ensure both are met in digital products
  • Guides the iterative copy development process through all stages, including sponsor reviews and editorial passes in response to feedback.
  • Provides feedback on project plans, wireframes, requirements documents, and related artifacts in anticipation of content needs.
  • Follows College Board’s editorial, accessibility, and other policies and guidelines related to digital content.
  • Works with other content strategists as needed to ensure taxonomies, metadata structures, and content development workflows meet editorial needs.
    • Collaborates with UXD and IT to determine, define, and document content types and content models that support publishing to Web, mobile, and tablet applications.
    • Identifies opportunities where CMS enhancements can increase efficiency and effectiveness in content development and maintenance workflows and document those requirements for IT.
    • Contributes to the creation of a taxonomy for College Board’s vast and complex digital content.
    • Responsible for content entry, copyediting, and proofreading as needed.
Internal Contacts:
Collaborates closely with user experience and technology practitioners, site managers, and product managers as well as service- and business-unit partners within the College Board, including legal, communications, and individual programs.
External Contacts:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Marketing, Communications, English, Journalism, Business, Library Sciences, Human Factors, Marketing, Instructional Design, or related field preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in creating and managing evolving marketing and/or educational content for diverse audiences within a digital content management system
  • Experience in education-related industries strongly preferred.
  • Experience in crafting content through the synthesis of a variety of written sources and other inputs.
  • Demonstrated project management and time management skills, including ability to accurately gauge project duration, manage expectations, deliver on deadlines, and handle conflicting priorities.
  • Experience in Web content management systems, including experience, understanding of, and comfort with the technical and workflow issues surrounding large-scale digital content projects
  • Experience in digital content management systems, including experience, understanding of, and comfort with, the technical and workflow issues surrounding large-scale digital content projects
  • Demonstrated expertise in customizing a generic content/data model to meet the needs of a unique business, audience, and model
  • Experience in process improvements, automation, workflow and search and retrieval technologies
  • Experience in CMS system migrations, content audits, and digital lifecycles and workflows
  • Familiarity with publishing standards including HTML and XML
Related Skills & Other Requirements:
  • Exceptional written communication skills
  • Ability to accurately gauge project duration, manage expectations, deliver on deadlines, and handle conflicting priorities
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Skilled in taking complex ideas and creating templates and other documentation to clearly communicate ideas and gain support
  • Friendly, creative, direct, and collaborative
  • Calm and graceful under pressure, with flexibility and adaptability to rapidly changing environment, who admits mistakes quickly openly, and is a fearless defender of our editorial integrity
  • Familiarity with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and how to implement their best practices and standards
  • Excellent communication skills for technical and non-technical personnel
  • Be able to translate business needs into a holistic set of content requirements and specifications
  • Be able to communicate across different internal organizations, customers, vendors and multiple level of leaderships
  • Ability to define deliverables and provide frequent updates, resulting in high quality work product
We offer our employees an outstanding benefits package which includes four weeks of paid time off, a generous retirement plan, tuition reimbursement and ongoing professional development and training.
The College Board’s mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. We are a not-for-profit membership organization committed to excellence and equity in education. Among our best-known products are the SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and Advanced Placement Program®.
If you are interested in this position and you meet our qualifications, please apply by visiting our
Careers page at and submitting your resume and cover letter.
The College Board is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College Board participates in E-Verify, a service of DHS and SSA, where required. This position will be subject to a background check.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Learning Commons Coordinator, Coll of New Rochelle (NY)

Gill Library Learning Commons Coordinator - NY

Gill Library at The College of New Rochelle invites applications for a Learning Commons Coordinator, and this full-time, 12-month professional staff level position is available immediately.  Reporting to the Assistant Dean of the Library, the Learning Commons Coordinator will take a lead role in the integration of library and academic support services within the Library Learning Commons.  The Coordinator provides vision, leadership, and management in the integration of technology, research skills, tutoring, and related student success functions.  This includes the delivery of services and re-purposed physical spaces designed to facilitate information discovery, collaborative learning, and knowledge-building for all students.  This exciting new venture will blend digital and multimedia technologies with the best of online and traditional library services to foster student learning and research.  The Library Learning Commons has been developed in phases, with the major phase on the main campus in New Rochelle, due to open in the Fall of 2015.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Liaises with Asst. VP for Academic Affairs and retention services staff, including tutoring, writing and disability services;
  • Contributes to curriculum development/student success and retention initiatives, including writing across the disciplines;
  • Creates a dynamic and innovative Learning Commons environment based upon current research and best practices;
  • Directs and supervises all aspects of staffing, including scheduling, training, and evaluating Learning Commons staff;
  • Oversees all technology in the Learning Commons to ensure that it functions properly;
  • Prepares reports, communicates and collaborates with campus academic units to develop programs and services that lead to student academic success;
  • Teaches information literacy credit-bearing course in the embedded librarianship program as needed, by collaborating with faculty to integrate digital and information literacy into the curriculum and to prepare active learning-based instructional modules to meet student learning needs.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited program (or equivalent) and 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience (higher education setting preferred) in a public-services focused library environment;
  • Knowledge and understanding of technology and its application to libraries and other learning environments;
  • Strong commitment to outreach and student engagement;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong collaborative leadership and project management skills and experience;
  • Commitment to building diversity;
  • Flexibility and the capacity to embrace and to work in a continuously changing environment.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in a learning/information commons or academic support center;
  • Familiarity with the assessment of public services;
  • Experience with space planning and development;
  • Interest in educational fund-raising and grants development;
  • Participation in related professional service and/or research.
Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Knowledge of best practices in student success strategies and learning-related support services;
  • Demonstrated excellence in academic research and writing pedagogy
  • Proven successful supervisory, management, and leadership experience with demonstrated commitment to mentoring, training, and staff development;
  • Ability to view issues from varying perspectives, foster teamwork and stimulate cross-functional collaboration.
The College offers a competitive salary and benefits include health insurance, a retirement plan with TIAA-CREF, a credit union, state-of-the-art Wellness Center, and liberal vacation.

Position is available immediately.  To apply, please send letter of interest (addressed to Dean Ana E. Fontoura), C.V., and the contact information for 3 references who can speak to your professional qualifications, to:

Ms. Brunie Lopez
Secretary to the Dean, Gill Library
The College of New Rochelle
29 Castle Place
New Rochelle, New York  10805-2339

Electronic submissions are preferred.

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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Research Analyst (Temp), IEEE (NJ)

Research Analyst (Temp), Publications, IEEE – NJ

Research Analyst at IEEE will review Similarity Reports out of our plagiarism detection tool, CrossCheck.  Alerts are generated out of the Reports and must be reviewed carefully to determine whether an article contains plagiarism. Metrics are collected and reported on to staff manager.
BA/BS preferred.  Attention to large volumes of detail.  Highly developed analytical skills and ability to report clearly on research projects a big plus.

To apply:

F/T - Records Mgr, Chubbs Gp (NJ)

Records Manager, Chubbs Group – NJ

Chubbs Group is  currently seeking a Corporate Records Manager to direct and oversee Chubb’s Records Management Program. This position will oversee the day-to-day functioning of the corporate records program and work with General Counsel and IT personnel to develop and implement the Company’s long-term information management strategy. The position is responsible for managing Chubb’s electronic and written records in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

 ● Works with all levels of management and staff to ensure consistent application of information management practices

 ● Supervises staff with respect to execution of information management practices

 ● Coordinates and directs, through trained departmental records coordinators, information management related activities in departments and business units

 ● Assists in the planning, development and implementation of policies and procedures related to e-discovery and privacy and data security

● Plans, develops and executes long and short-range goals for the records program

● Maintains and updates policies and procedures related to information management to assure compliance with legal requirements

● Designs and delivers training

● Instructs business clients on the proper handling of records and responds to inquiries regarding compliance with policies and procedures

 ● Manages in-house and external record storage programs

Position Requirements

Good oral and written communication skills
Good organizational and planning skills
Strong knowledge of information technology and database management
Experience with e-discovery, civil litigation. privacy and data security

Education and Experience

A minimum of 5 years of experience working as a corporate records manager preferably in an insurance company, financial institution or other regulated entity is required

Bachelors Degree required and Masters in Library Science preferred

Information Governance Professional (IGP), Certified Information Professional (CIP), and/or Certified Records

Manager (CRM) or commensurate certification required

To apply: