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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

P/T - Ref. Librarian, William Paterson U (NJ)

(PT) Reference Librarian, William Paterson Univ. – NJ

The David and Lorraine Cheng Library at William Paterson University seeks applications for Reference Librarian positions.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing assistance to students, faculty, staff and community users visiting the Library; responding to email and online chat questions; answering phone inquiries; conducting library instruction sessions and working on special projects as needed.
ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS required. Reference experience in an academic library preferred.
Schedule hours will vary and must be available evening and weekend hours. Positions begin September 2015.
Forward letter of interest and resume to Bill Duffy, Head of Reference, at or mail to him at The David and Lorraine Cheng Library, William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ  07470.  For additional information about the University please visit
William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Source: SLA Chapter Princeton-Trenton Listserv

Research Librarian, Fin'l Svcs (Pro Libra) (NY)


Pro Libra is seeking a Research Librarian for their client, a global financial investment firm. The Research Librarian will fulfill a broad range of research requests, including market landscapes, industry overviews and forecasts, public and private company data and biographical information

Graduate Degree in Information or Library Science                    
Minimum of 3- 5 years experience in corporate information center, preferably in investment banking consulting or legal.    
Knowledge of computer services and online databases, such as Microsoft Office, Bloomberg, Capital IQ, Dialog, Dealogic, Factiva, Factset, Lexis-Nexis, OneSource Profound and ThomsonOne.

Please call to discuss position in further detail
Send resumes or contact:  Angela Dzikowski
·      800-262-0070

Research Librarian (JW Michaels) (NY)

Research Librarian – NYC
JW Michaels is partnering with a large NYC organization in the recruitment of a Research Librarian.  This position provides in-depth research services both locally and internationally.  Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years of professional research library experience.  Take advantage of this opportunity and send your resume today!  MLS required.  For consideration, send your resume in Word format to

Monday, April 27, 2015

P/T - Director, Mt. Sinai Library (NY)

Director, Mount Sinai Library – NY

Reporting to the Vice President and Associate Dean for Academic Informatics and Technology, the Chief Librarian/Director provides dynamic leadership, vision, strategic planning and operational management of the Levy Library and the member hospital libraries of the Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS). The Levy Library and member hospital libraries support the educational, research and clinical care missions of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the MSHS seven hospitals. The Chief Librarian/Director sits on the senior leadership committee of the Academic Informatics and Technology unit, a blended organization consisting of the libraries, instructional technology, the Academic IT Support Center and archives and records management. This position manages a staff of 11 professional FTEs and 12 support staff FTEs.

Responsibilities for Current and Future Key Initiatives:

* Work collaboratively with staff across Academic Informatics and Technology to create a Research and Learning Commons that will offer individual and collaborative study, flex classrooms, integrated circulation, research and IT support service desk, bioinformatics and statistics support and multimedia production resources.
* Strengthen partnership with faculty to support big data research through expanding the library’s course offerings on bioinformatics and genomic tools, as well as licensing next generation sequencing software.
* Develop the service and resource integration between the Levy Library and the hospital system libraries and develop new models to provide support to faculty and housestaff located throughout the system.
* Complete the migration to Worldshare Management Services, the library’s new discovery platform.
* Support the recently established Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute academic and research partnership as well as the newly offered online Masters in Healthcare Delivery Leadership.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Provides leadership, strategic planning and vision for the Levy Library and the MSHS libraries.
2. Leads library operations and instructional programs, ensuring high availability of world class digital academic resources and services for the Mount Sinai community.
3. Oversees public and technical services and digital presence to ensure that services and resources meet the research, education and clinical care needs of the school, member hospitals and partners.
4. Integrates best of class technologies into the delivery of innovative services to facilitate seamless and efficient use of library systems.
5. Prepares and effectively manages the library budgets and accounts.
6. Promotes the library through outreach initiatives to ensure high visibility for library services.
7. Maintains and develops key performance metrics to evaluate effectiveness of library operations and services, and to assess user satisfaction with library services.
8. Creates a library environment that facilitates study, collaboration, and scholarship and maximizes the efficient utilization of library space.
9. Ensures that library services and programs meet or exceed LCME and Middle States Commission on Higher Education accreditation/licensing standards.
10. Represents the library on school and hospital committees, as well as in external local and national professional organizations.
11. Monitors applications and systems efficiency and conducts initiatives to improve systems operation, availability, cost, and performance across the lifecycle.
12. Creates, communicates, and manages project plans and other required project documentation and provides updates as necessary.

Job Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
1. Master of Library Science from an ALA accredited program
2. Ten years’ experience in successful library administration
3. Demonstrated previous experience with strategic planning, facilities management, accreditation and outcomes assessment
4. Evidence of extensive leadership in developing and implementing innovative library services and programs
5. Evidence of effective collaborative skills and ability to engage staff to successfully deliver high quality services to various library constituencies

General Skills:

* Exemplary oral and written communication, organizational, and planning skills
* Self-motivated and able to excel in a fast-paced academic environment
* Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently and as a member of a team, and to work effectively within a matrix-based organization
* Proven analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
* Ability to work effectively with staff from all levels of the organization
* Proven ability to provide leadership in a collaborative team environment
* Excellent ability to multi-task, keeping priorities aligned
* Excellent customer service and support skills

Saturday, April 25, 2015

F/T - Researcher - Retail, eMarketer (NY)

Researcher - Retail

Research, Analysis & Editorial - New York, NY - Full Time

eMarketer is looking for a researcher with a background in digital media to focus on the retail industry. eMarketer researchers curate publicly available information for use in our database, newsletter and analyst reports. On a daily basis you will track key market research sources, uncover new resources and develop relationships with research firms. You will review information for accuracy, relevancy and select criteria for chart production. You will work with the team to maintain coverage on topics within eMarketer’s scope, and together with the analysts and forecasting teams, influence content initiatives.
Key responsibilities
·        Track multiple digital media and industry sources
·        Collect, analyze and select data points and trends for charts, articles and reports
·        Accurately parse a variety of statistics, including survey and forecasting methodologies
·        Discover and vet new sources of information
·        Establish and develop relationships with our broad base of information sources
·        Collaborate with fellow researchers on finding and curating key data
·        Collaborate with eMarketer analysts, writers and forecasters on written content and eMarketer estimates based on research data found
·        Bachelor’s degree, MLS is a plus
·        Experience in digital media and/or secondary market research, market analysis experience preferred
·        Organizational skills and the ability to multitask
·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills
·        Motivated and detail-oriented
·        Must be a NY metro area resident
eMarketer offers competitive salaries and extraordinary benefits, including full medical coverage, a 401K plan and a flexible vacation policy.  We recently relocated to beautiful new offices in the heart of Midtown with open floor plans and 360-degree views.
To apply: 

Friday, April 24, 2015

Business Research Manager (Pro Libra) (PA)

Pro Libra is seeking a Business Research Manager for a client. This position is located in Philadelphia.

Title:  Business Research Manager
City:  Philadelphia
State:  PA

This newly created role will report to the Director of Business and Competitive Intelligence and will manage a research team of four staff members, be a project manager for business research and collection development related projects, and will be responsible for the coordination of firm-wide business research requests.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·       Managing the Business research team, including monitoring request intake, assignment and review of the daily workflow of requests including but not limited to company profiles, industry profiles, market opportunity assessments and due diligence reports on entities and individuals.

·       Managing all aspects of business research and collection development related projects

·       Providing comprehensive business, industry and company research using a variety of print and online resources

·       Precisely and intelligently communicating the results of research requests to the requestors

·       Working on special projects as assigned


·       MBA, MLS, JD or related job experience

·       Previous Experience in business research in a professional services environment

·       Experience in management or oversight of others, particularly in the research area

·       Knowledge of and ability to use print and on-line resources, including Westlaw, Bloomberg, Capital IQ, and other types of web-based services, including corporate and securities research tools

·       Excellent communication skills

·       Ability to manage time, establish priorities, respond to emergencies and deal with individuals with patience and diplomacy

·       Ability to maintain a service-oriented attitude, remaining poised under pressure

·       Ability to take initiative and work independently

      For consideration, please email cover letter, resume and references to:
      Angela Dzikowski, Pro Libra Associates

F/T - Reference Librarian, Clifford Chance LLP (NY)

 Clifford Chance LLP in NYC is seeking a full-time Reference Librarian.

Job Title:
Reference Librarian (Full-time)
New York
Department/Practice Area:
Library Services
Work Schedule:
Monday through Friday, 9:30am - 5:30pm
Reports to:
Senior Reference Librarian

Provide high-level legal and non-legal research and reference services to attorneys, paralegals, and Business Services staff.


  • Perform statutory, administrative and case law research for various jurisdictions
  • Search online and print secondary sources for guidance on a broad range of topics
  • Search for precedent SEC disclosures, including registration statements, M&A agreements, and periodic reports
  • Research trends in capital markets and M&A transactions across various industries and geographies
  • Gather company intelligence materials, including company reports, news stories, and executive bios
  • Assemble legislative and regulatory history documents
  • Retrieve cases, statutes, regulations, articles and other citations as requested
  • Create alerts to track news, legal and regulatory developments
  • Establishes and maintains vendor relationships by organizing training sessions, evaluating new services and providing informed assessments while contracts are being negotiated.

  • MLS or MLIS degree required or strongly preferred

  • Minimum of  3 years of reference experience in law library setting

  • Broad knowledge of legal and business reference materials in online and print formats

  • Strong research and database skills, including proficiency in searching Lexis, WestlawNext, Business Law Research (Westlaw Business), and CCH IntelliConnect

  • Ability to prioritize and work efficiently under pressure

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

  • Resourceful, proactive approach

  • Strong customer service orientation

  • MS Office Suite

Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms, with 36 offices in 26 countries and some 3,400 legal advisers.  A single partnership, the firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the four key markets of the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East and in the six core areas of commercial activity: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax, pensions and employment; and litigation and dispute resolution.

It has been and continues to be the Firm’s policy to provide equal opportunity and equal terms and conditions of employment to all employees and applicants for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, pregnancy, disability, veteran status, genetic predisposition, or any other status protected by law.

If you have any difficulty using our online system, please contact Clifford Chance's Human Resources Department regarding your interest in applying for employment.

To apply:

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Content Strategist, AIG (NY)

Content Strategist (Intranet Services), AIG – NY

The AIG Intranet Services team manages AIG’s employee portal, an application that is used millions of times a month by more than 45,000 employees worldwide.

 We are looking for an experienced content strategist to own the information architecture of AIG’s worldwide employee portal, driving personalized content to a diverse, global workforce. The Content Strategist will have ownership of a large (and growing) library of content and content types, and taxonomical oversight of the portal, ensuring delivery of content to defined audiences across organizational and geographical boundaries. This content super star will define the content strategy and align it with business objectives, editorial best practices and operational realities.


•Define and own site-wide taxonomical process and rules, ensuring consistency throughout the content life cycle, from:

•Content creation, meta data, tagging and publishing in the CMS

•To navigation, page labels, and document libraries

 oTo personalization options and search filters

•Define and own personalization and customization rules

•Maintain a library of content management tools and recommendations that includes, content and taxonomy matrixes, metadata values and related content attributes

•Review client business requirements for content configuration points and customizations

•Work closely with the User Experience and User Interface lead to identify user personas and user population requirements

•Work with Business Analyst(s) and Developer(s) to ensure that requirements are implemented accurately

•Audit and improve the current site and page structures

•Leverage Web analytics and other metrics to conduct content usability/analyses an KPIs that measure the quality and effectiveness of content

•Provide recommendations on how to enhance, edit and reformat content

•Educate senior leaders and colleagues about personalization approaches and other methods of providing targeted content

•Participate in analysis of client-requested changes to determine impact on content and determine scope of customization requests, work with internal client team members to get client approval of project costs, and submit change requests for approved content changes

•Assist in writing test plans for content, coordinate and conduct sweep testing of content, and respond to issues identified during system testing

•Minimum of 10 years working with large-scale digital content initiatives

•A bachelor’s degree in journalism, organizational communication, technical communication, online analytics, human-computer interaction, or library Information sciences (Master’s degree preferred)

•Experience with User Interface and User Experience design a HUGE plus

•Ability to direct and deliver effective content in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment

•Experience working with enterprise-wide systems and process roll outs

•Strong written, interpersonal and presentation communication skills

•Project management experience and ability to manage multiple projects

•Exposure to enterprise applications, such as Workday, SAP, Concur

To apply:


Research Librarian, Troutman Sanders (NY)

Research Librarian, Troutman Sanders LLP – NY

The Research Librarian shall provide research/ reference services and training in use of information resources to partners and employees of Troutman Sanders LLP

• Bills research time and costs to client files as appropriate.

• Performs manual and online substantive and complex research; determines research strategy, best resources to provide accurate, cost effective, and timely research meeting information needs; analyzes results to determine additional research requirements.

• Determines appropriate sources and makes arrangements for timely and cost effective retrieval/borrowing.

• Performs electronic current awareness monitoring analyzing the results and providing appropriate information to attorneys.

• Reviews and evaluates practice specific web sites. Evaluates and updates practice pages and internal library sites.

• Trains lawyers, paralegals, and staff in the use of information resources; develops, prepares and conducts presentations/orientations giving information and training on relevant resources; assists in preparing and updating guides, newsletters, intranet pages, etc. which assist in the use of library services and information resources.

• Assists] in technical services functions.

• Assists with implementation of technological advancements in research or research aids; participates in the testing of new software, resources, etc.

• Participates in HELP DESK resolution of problems pertinent to the Library and library resources.

• Collaborates across the Library with peers on assignments and projects.

• Contributes ideas/suggestions for information/knowledge development/improvement and promotes resource/knowledge sharing within the Firm.

• Proactively seeks input from practice groups, attorneys, and paralegals to identify new services/resources of value.

• Identifies new or more cost effective ways to accomplish research tasks.

• Continue to develop skills, knowledge and ability to improve processes and procedures as well as to keep updated on trends and developments in the industry. This includes meeting annual personal development goals.

• Takes full ownership of issues/research and sees them through to resolution/completion.

• Promotes team atmosphere and positive library image.

• Assume Primary Research responsibilities for location served, and within defined subject areas.

• Extensive knowledge of library research tools using diverse and changing applications.

• Knowledge if IP-based information sources and retrieval.

• Ability to instruct in the use of a variety of print and electronic research resources and provide presentations related to information resources.

• Must possess analytical skills for analyzing content and exercising judgment regarding information sources and validity of information; ability to provide basic synthesis and packaging of research results.

• Ability to create research strategies.

• Demonstrated ability to keep current with new developments and adapt to change.

• Strong verbal, writing, and interpersonal skills with the ability to act as a resource for, provide customer service in a courteous manner to, and work effectively with diverse groups of people at various levels within the organization.

• Organizational skills sufficient to prioritize work and complete assignments accurately, either independently or as part of a team, under pressure of competing deadlines and with frequent interruptions, working from one’s own initiative and/or following direction, policies, or procedures.

• Demonstrates ability to identify customer needs and to maintain and support a customer service philosophy.

• Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in handling confidential materials and matters.

• Thorough conceptual and practical knowledge of the principles of library science.


• BA or BS from an accredited college or university.

• Completion of a Master of Library Science program at an institution accredited by the American Library Association.

• J.D. or a second Master’s degree in a subject useful to the business is desirable.

• Three or more years of professional research experience in assigned or related field preferred.

• Or any equivalent combination of training, education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position is acceptable.

To apply:


Photo Researcher/Archivist, Natural Rscs Def Council (NY)

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is looking for a Photo Image Researcher/Archivist to join their Communications Team in the New York office for a freelance assignment. The Photo Image Researcher/Archivist will be responsible for the archival of the company’s digital visual assets, implementing and maintaining a keyword metadata structure for assets and offer research and production support to the photo department. 

The ideal candidate will be a skilled researcher and archivist whose main task will be to archive company assets; including implementing a keyword metadata structure for the organization and assist the photo department with research requests. He/she will be well versed in knowledge of archival practices, keyword and metadata structure and digital workflow. The successful candidate will possess production skills such as color correcting, retouching, cropping and optimization of images for different platforms and the ability to assess best delivery method of imagery for various formats and platforms. He/she has a comprehensive understanding of digital photography and capable of working in a fast-paced, fluid environment.

• Highly organized and efficient 
• Capable of juggling multiple projects and thrive in a busy and dynamic work environment
• Collaborative and solution based communicator
• Outstanding researcher and producer of quality photos for multiple platforms
• Skilled at color correcting and retouching
• Adept in editing, cropping and optimization of images for publication
• Ability to assess best delivery methods of imagery for various formats and platforms
• Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite. Video experience a plus
• Knowledge of archiving techniques, key wording and metadata, digital workflow and digital asset management system. 
• Strong understanding of NRDC’s missions and goals; environmental or nonprofit experience a plus. 
• Bachelor’s degree or a minimum of 3 years of experience in photo editing for consumer magazines and or content focused websites, or the equivalent combination of experience and education required.

NRDC is committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. We are equal opportunity employers and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience. 

To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and day/hr rate to: Please, no phone calls, faxes, or resume drop offs. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.