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Monday, June 1, 2015

Temp Data Reconcilators (2 openings), Scholastic (NY)

Scholastic, the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, is seeking 2 full-time energetic team players for a 6 month data reconciliation project involving the corporate product database in our Supply Chain group.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Review and reconcile product groupings according to in-house definitions (FRBR-esque).
  • Use internal and external data sources to compare and reconcile product contributor and series data with a focus on populating missing data – establishing authoritative reference values as necessary.
  • Bring key product data up to current standards
  • Maintain a spreadsheet of outliers for resolution/discussion by the larger team

Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications:
  • Library (MLS) or other data-oriented degree/experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to decipher MARC and LC authority records for local application in a non-traditional environment
  • Must have strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including in-cell formulas and other data manipulation functions
  • Must be highly attentive to detail
  • Experience with SQL is a plus
  • Experience in Library cataloging, authority work, and/or data cleansing is desirable
Additional information:

This is a temporary position and not eligible for benefits.
Duration: Approx. 6 months from start date

Contact Information:

Please send your resume and cover letter to: