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Saturday, August 29, 2015

Senior Librarian, United Nations (NY)

Unit Chief, Senior Librarian, United Nations – NY

Posting dates for this positions are 25 August 2015-24 October 2015.

The position is located in the NY Dag Hammarskj√∂ld Library, Department of Public Information (DPI) in the Outreach Division. The incumbent reports to the Chief Librarian and  may be required to take charge of the Section in the absence of the Chief.

 The Library’s primary function is to enable the delegations, Secretariat and other official groups of the Organization to obtain, with the greatest possible speed, convenience and economy, the information and documentation needed in the execution of their duties.

Within delegated authority, the Senior Librarian will be responsible for some or all of the following duties as the needs of the service require:
1. Under the guidance of the Section Chief, leads on the formulation and application of overall policies, procedures, objectives and guidelines in a specific area or for the Library as a whole. Main work areas within the Library are; Collection development:  Acquisition and exchange of materials; Development and production of bibliographic and other databases; printed and electronic products; cataloguing, indexing and abstracting standards, and ensures they are maintained; Client services; Online services/digital library; Preservation and digitisation; Outreach and the Depository Libraries system.

2. Plans and oversees the management of activities undertaken by the Unit; ensures that work programmes and service are delivered in a professional, timely and effective manner, setting and observing defined standards; ensures liaison with other Units in the Library, other Secretariat services and other partners as required for delivery.

3. Contributes to the collective formation and delivery of Library strategy, business plans and marketing strategy. Works effectively with colleagues in the Library management team and in project teams to achieve the defined goals.

4. Ensures Unit services meet the needs of Delegations & Permanent Missions; the Secretariat; Depository Libraries; the wider public; in that order of priority.

5. Ensures the Unit is aware of relevant current professional and technological developments and adopts suitable best practice in both. Ensures the broad professional development of general service and professional staff, in relation to library & information work in general (not only their current functions) and, so far as practicable, their options for a future career in the wider Organisation.

6. Evaluates the performance of vendors and exchange partners and negotiates charges where necessary.

7. Manages budgets and undertakes procurements as required, in conjunction with the relevant services of the Organisation.

8. Performs other duties as assigned.
 Knowledge of library & information service operations;  Understanding of technologies relevant to library & information services;  Experience in managing projects;  Ability to produce reports and papers on library & information issues and to review and edit the work of others;  Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations;

•Planning& Organizing:
Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments;
Delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards;

 Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules;
Supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments;
Takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

• Leadership:
Serves as a role model that other people want to follow; Empowers others to translate vision into results; Is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives; Establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; Anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; Drives for change and improvement; does not accept the status quo; Shows the courage to take unpopular stands; Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

•Managing Performance:
Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority;  Makes sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member; Accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills; Monitors progress against milestones and deadlines; Regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff; Encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative; Actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff; Appraises performance fairly

Records & Infor Mgmt Analyst, Verizon (NJ)

Records and Information Management Analyst, Verizon – NJ

The Records Analyst at Verizon provides guidance, analysis, procedures, training and solutions across the enterprise on all Records and Information Management issues.  This position mitigates information type risks through such activities as researching and monitoring legal, regulatory and industry-specific compliance requirements and identifying areas of focus for improvement.  This position works closely with security, legal compliance, risk management and IT to address risks identified. There is a strong partnership with IT on strategies and operations related to data lifecycle management and electronic record requirements.

This position must have knowledge of applicable standards (DoD 5015.2, ISO 15489 and The Principles) best practices and whether Verizon complies with the requirements to assist with contract language recordkeeping requirements typical in government and international contracts.

This position uses a strategic view to insure the compliant and efficient control of records and information management including creation, use, retention and disposition. It is responsible for identification, development and implementation of policies, procedures and controls to manage active and inactive physical and electronic records such as achieved by the iRecords application for Verizon’s official physical records and with the annual records compliance event.

Job Descriptions
  • Proposes, develops and/or implements methodologies for information and records management solutions.
  • Provide advice to organizations regarding records inventory, data system utilization and functionality, records scheduling, and other records management issues.
  • Assimilate information from various sources, analyzing existing processes, developing alternatives based on business process requirements to ensure data integrity is maintained.
  • Develop efficiencies/process improvements.
  • Supports project objectives through activities such as conducting interviews, gathering data, and developing recommendations in support of project objectives.
  • Evaluates options in the context of project objectives and contributes to the implementation of strategic direction
  • Responsible for providing leadership and vision to client and project teams and serves as a key facilitator between multiple teams to achieve objectives of complex efforts.
  • Provides administrative management and reporting of the electronic data.
  • Establishes and/or maintains authorized user list, record types, space management, retrieval profiles, standard reports, records disposition, user training, and other related administrative functions
  • Acts as a liaison between user departments and the records center regarding searching for, retrieving, sending of boxes to offsite storage, and providing guidance on retention and disposition of physical records.
  • Provides users training and guidance on the use of physical records inventory management tool to manage the offsite storage process
  • Establishes and maintains cross-functional working relationships with key business partners
  • Develops and implements project planning, status reporting, and scheduling
Job Qualifications
  • CRM Certification Required (Institue of Certified Records Managers) Certified Records Manager.
  • Bachelor degree
  • 5+ years experience in a professional level RIM role
  • Strong understanding of legal and regulatory recordkeeping requirements, information life-cycle management and records management principles and applications.
  • Proven ability to work in high exposure projects and large-scale initiatives and balance the ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Must be process and detail oriented
  • Strong computer and technical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Microsoft Project
  • IGP Certification Desired (ARMA International) Information Governance Professional.
  • Master’s Degree
  • Project/Program Management certification
To apply:


Research Librarian/Legal (Patent), Integreon – NY

Research Librarian/Legal (Patent) Research Analyst, Integreon – NY

This position is primarily responsible for providing legal librarian/legal (patent) research support. This position is open in New York City, Austin, San Francisco, Fargo, and Atlanta.

Specific Duties

• Conducting complex IP, scientific, business and public records research for attorneys and law firm clients

• Compiles research results, summarizes data and communicates methodology and results clearly.

• Uses critical thinking to analyze research requests and identify the best research resources for efficient and cost-effective resolutions.

• Effective usage of a number of research databases which may include: Capital IQ, Hoovers, Dun and Bradstreet, SEC databases, public records database (Accurint and TLO), web resources such as individual state business filings databases and news sources

• Other duties as assigned

• Experience with delivering quality services to law firm and/or corporate clients

• Customer service, “can-do” attitude • Ability to communicate effectively in a friendly and pleasant manner

• Highly organized and systematic approach to work

• Professional approach to problem solving

• Ability to work in a collaborative and team environment

• Work well under pressure, able to switch gears efficiently in a rapidly changing environment

• Effective time management skills

• Proficiency with research tools including, WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg BNA, ProQuest Dialog, STN, Dun & Bradstreet, Hoover’s, Capital IQ, Docket Navigator, CourtLink, Darts-IP, Knowledge Mosaic, Accurint, TLO, Domain Tools, Lex Machina, Panjiva, Patent Advisor, Monitor Suite, Saegis

• Proficiency with online patent research and retrieval services, including Derwent, Thomson Innovation, PatBase, and Orbit, as well as national registers.


Library and Information Science Degree, or JD or MLS equivalent or equivalent experience

C1-3 years legal librarian or equivalent experience

To apply: email to

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Information Specialist (LAC Group) (NY)

Information Specialist (LAC Group) (NY)

LAC Group seeks candidates for an entry-level Information Specialist position with one of the top national television network news organizations. This company operates more than 240 affiliates (including 10 corporate-owned stations) and with stakes in several giant cable channels, publishing and family entertainment and has been a staple of the modern media landscape for over 70 years.

The Information Specialist position will work with an established group of news researchers to research databases and provide responses to inquires on a wide range of news topics including politics, government, legislation, health, popular culture, and entertainment.

  • Provide quick and accurate answers in a fast-paced environment with competing deadlines
  • Demonstrate sound judgment in identifying and using authoritative sources for secondary research
  • Search premium online databases including LexisNexis, Accurint, TLO, and PACER, as well as public records databases and government documents collections
  • Conduct efficient Internet searches across public websites and social media platforms
  • Maintain an awareness of and interest in domestic and international current events
  • At least 1 year of experience in library or professional service organization. Previous experience in media or research is preferred.
  • Experience with searching products from online research providers such as LexisNexis, Accurint, ProQuest, EBSCO, and Gale
  • Experience with MS Office applications including Word and Outlook
  • Master of Library & Information Science degree is strongly preferred.  A Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, and the ability to work quickly and independently, as well as part of a team
  • A strong interest and general knowledge of news and popular culture
  • Excellent communication and project negotiation skills
  • This is a full-time, onsite position that includes a regular evening shift each week.  Occasional weekend and holiday hours may be required.
To apply:


Thursday, August 27, 2015

Assoc Dean for Coll Strategy & Mgmt, Stony Brook U (NY)

Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management

Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Jackson Pollack House in East Hampton, New York, the Mellon Award winning Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
Descriptive Title: Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management
REF#: F-9533-15-08
Budget Title: Associate Librarian/Full Librarian
Faculty Position
Department: Library
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Required Qualifications: Master's degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program or equivalent. Minimum five years of successful management experience in increasingly responsible positions, with at least three years in collection development, assessment, and collection management in an academic or research library. Demonstrated knowledge of working with publishers, library vendors and consortia, best practices and current trends in both digital and physical resource management operations. Demonstrated knowledge of license agreements, copyright and intellectual property issues, information management tools, collection assessment tools and technologies. Significant experience in managing and monitoring diverse funding and budget accounts. Experience supervising/managing employees, demonstrated ability to support, mentor and develop staff/faculty, as well as work with diverse groups within the Libraries and across campus. Demonstrated ability in strategic planning and managing change. Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills. Thorough understanding of issues facing research libraries, including the changing landscape of scholarly communication. Exceptional communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities and work collaboratively with others in a team environment. Evidence of flexibility and ability to thrive in a complex work environment. Active scholarship and professional service sufficient for appointment at the faculty rank of Associate or Full Librarian.
Preferred Qualifications: Additional advanced degree. Grant-writing, fundraising and donor relations experience. Knowledge of digital asset management theory and practice, including institutional repository management.

Stony Brook Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources and world-renowned special collections. The Stony Brook Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. The Libraries are engaged in an ambitious and dynamic strategic planning (2015-2018). The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music recordings, and a sizable map collection. The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Sciences Libraries, and SUNY Korea-SBU campus. The University’s Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, and nationally and internationally.  The Libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, SPARC,  Center for Research Libraries,  SUNY Connect, DuraSpace (as a SUNY member) the Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library  Federation, Coalition of Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, Roper Center,  OCLC Research Library Partnership, and ORCID through the National Network of the National Libraries of Medicine. The Libraries utilize Ex Libris’ Aleph for its integrated library system and have recently deployed  EBSCO’s Discovery Service, DSpace, Content DM, and Omeka, are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.

Responsibilities & Requirements: The Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management reports to the Library Dean to develop and implement a vision for the range of activities associated with discovery and delivery of information resources, including the selection, acquisition, description, access and preservation of research library collections. The Associate Dean oversees three departments totaling nearly 30 staff: Collections Strategy and Management, Curation and Preservation Services, Special Collections and University Archives. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:
  • Serves as a member of the library's senior leadership team to develop the vision of a research library collection; set policies that are reflective of University goals, and coordinate initiatives for promoting the University Libraries.
  • Works with library staff, the Stony Brook University Library leadership, the University community, consortia partners, and library/higher education organizations to identify opportunities for developing a rich array of resources and enhancing access to all library collections.
  • Manages Library Collections, Acquisitions, Cataloguing & Metadata, Serials Management Print/Electronic, Preservation, Special Collections and University Archives operations in support of priorities established by senior library leadership.
  • Provides leadership in building a culture of innovation, collaboration, communication, engagement and accountability to develop, promote and implement University Libraries priorities and to provide the infrastructure needed to achieve those priorities.

Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible. **Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State employment application, cover letter and resume/CV to:

Pamela DiPasquale
University Libraries Personnel Office
Melville Library, Room S1430B
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11790-3300

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 02/23/2016, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

Job Category: A) Faculty and Librarian Positions.
Posting Date: 08/25/2015
For complete posting, please see:

Interdisciplinary Quant Research Librarian, Princeton U (NJ)

Interdisciplinary Quantitative Research LibrarianRequisition # 1500680

The Princeton University Library is one of the world’s leading research libraries, serving a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,700 graduate students, 1,200 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its holdings include more than 7 million printed volumes, 5 million manuscripts, 2 million non-print items, and extensive collections of digital text, data, and images. The Library employs a dedicated and knowledgeable staff of more than 300 professional and support staff working in a large central library, 9 specialized branches, and 3 storage facilities.  More information:
The Princeton University Library seeks a talented, energetic, service-oriented professional to support the University’s increased focus on quantitative data research across areas including  politics, public policy, international studies, energy and environment, financial engineering, entrepreneurship, economics, sociology, population, public health, education, biology, psychology and the humanities.  This position provides specialized reference and research services in discovering and understanding quantitative and analytical sources. Actively participates in a team environment to develop and efficiently implement instructional, outreach, research and reference services to Princeton University students and faculty and works closely with subject librarians to support their liaison role to departments and programs offering courses which require quantitative research. Creates research guides to promote access to analytical and data sources. This librarian represents Princeton in the relevant regional, national, and international professional and scholarly organizations. This position is part of the Research and Instructional Services Department, reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Research and Instructional Services.
Required Qualifications:
·      An ALA-accredited Master's degree in library/information science by date of hire or equivalent combination of education & professional library experience in a quantitative social science or science such as politics, sociology, economics, business or environment.
·      Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work successfully and collegially with a diverse group of scholars and colleagues.
Strongly Preferred:
·      Strong familiarity with academic research incorporating quantitative data; expertise with statistical databases.
·      Undergraduate or higher degree in a social science or science discipline.
·      Experience conducting instruction in an academic setting or experience with public outreach programs or equivalent experience with instruction, outreach, and assistance for individual researchers.
·      Ability to work effectively in a rapidly changing environment.
The successful candidate will be appointed to an appropriate Librarian rank depending upon qualifications and experience.
Nominations and Applications:
Applications will be accepted only from the Jobs at Princeton website: and must include a resume, cover letter, and a list of three references with full contact information. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.  
Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Publisher Content Coordinator, ITHAKA (NJ)

Publisher Content Coordinator

ITHAKA seeks to fill a position of Publisher Content Coordinator at its Princeton, NJ office
As the liaison between Publisher Relations and Content Management, the Publisher Content Coordinator plays an important role in the Portico ecosystem (Portico is the preservation service for digital scholarly materials). You will be the voice of Portico to staff at Portico publishers who are engaged in creating and disseminating content and a customer champion within Portico. You will use your knowledge to accurately characterize publishers’ content for the Portico teams responsible for preserving it and to help us improve our systems and practices.

Specific Objectives and Responsibilities

• Has primary responsibility for communicating with participating and potential Portico publishers on content-related issues; must be adept at developing and maintaining relationships with these content providers and conversant in matters related to electronic publishing (systems, files, formats, etc.)

• Coordinates sample and production content deliveries from publishers and ensures that content is successfully downloaded from designated locations (or offloaded from media), reviewed by technical staff in a timely manner, and scheduled for tool development and ingest

• Documents all information gathered related to publishers’ production processes, content types, submissions to Portico, etc. and shares with the Portico team

• Develops a deep understanding of digital publishing practices and Portico’s systems and tools to enable speedy problem reporting and resolution

• Writes tool requirements for the automated retrieval of content from publishers; works with Content Management to monitor ongoing content deliveries

• Conducts research and manages data entry to ensure that lists of participating publishers and committed content are accurately represented in internal databases and on the public website

• Leads activities related to access events, which includes coordinating across groups, tracking status, and researching and documenting titles being prepared for access

Skills, Experience, and Characteristics

• A Bachelor’s degree coupled with 3-5 years of electronic publishing (preferably of scholarly content), technical library, or electronic inventory management experience.

• A proven self-starter with the ability to work independently and with others to accomplish a goal.

• Exceptional organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

• Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects/assignments at varying stages of completion.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Experience with customer facing relationships.

• Technically savvy with the ability to easily learn to concepts and use new tools.

• Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, FTP, and databases.

• Knowledge of rich text markup languages, such as SGML and XML preferred.

• Interest and background in scholarly publishing, academic libraries, and digital technology.
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

F/T - Chief Librarian/Asst Admin, BMCC-CUNY (NY)

Borough of Manhattan Community College-CUNY is seeking a Chief Librarian / Assistant Administrator.


The Chief Librarian / Assistant Administrator manages one or more key administrative functions. He/she develops, implements, and assesses programs and services to produce high-quality results and meet strategic goals.  He/she also coordinates activities among different units, and with areas outside the College, and may oversee staff, budget, operations, and facilities.


The Chief Librarian will lead a faculty and staff of 15 full-time instructional staff members and eleven part-time staff, with a collection of approximately 500,000 print and digital items.  The BMCC library serves a diverse campus of approximately 26,000 students and over 600 full-time faculty and 1200 adjunct faculty.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost, the Chief Librarian will provide strategic direction and vision for the Library. In collaboration with the University Librarian and other CUNY library leaders, the Chief Librarian participates in the development of cooperative library services within CUNY.


This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan.  All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience.  Additional qualifications are defined below by the College.


The successful candidate will have an ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree with an additional Master's degree in an academic field and a minimum of ten years related experience, established record of scholarly and professional achievement, demonstrated knowledge of traditional library functioning emerging technologies, trends in higher education and their impact on library services, experience with assessment and strategic planning in academia, excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, evidence of effective resource management and demonstrative experience with library planning and innovations.  Doctoral degree preferred. Experience in tenure-bearing institutions and supervision of faculty and significant experience in an academic or research library preferred.


Commensurate with experience

Open until filled, review of resumes begins on September 16, 2015.

To view full posting and apply:

P/T - Adj Ref Librarian, Bronx Comm Coll-CUNY (NY)

Adjunct Reference Librarian Bronx Community College, CUNY
The Library Dept. at Bronx Community College seeks an experienced Adjunct Reference Librarian for twelve to sixteen hours a week during the coming academic year.  (Reappointments possible by semester; Includes coverage across semester mid-days).
Primary responsibilities include reference desk service, some remote reference, LibGuide contributions, and contribution to other projects as needed. Although this is a part-time position, it affords the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the work of the Library. Student library users are typically NYC school graduates and the reference function is heavily instructional.
Qualifications:  For Instructor status, an MLS from an ALA-accredited program.  For Assistant Prof. rank, an additional Master’s degree is required. Strong public-service orientation and familiarity with print and electronic information resources and emerging technologies are required. Salary range is dependent on experience and qualifications, in keeping with the PSC-CUNY contract.
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
An equal opportunity/affirmative action/IRCA/ADA employer
Please send a letter of application, resume and names and phone numbers of three references to
Erma Nieves, Bronx Community College Library, 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, NY 10453

Senior Project Manager, UNICEF (NY)

Senior Project Manager, UNICEF (NY)

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

For 60 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

Senior Project Manager, P-5, New York Vacancy                    No: E-VN-2015-002164                
Duty Station: New York                                                             Country: United States of America 
Region: NY HQ Job Level: P-5                                                  Position#: 00094614           
Contract Type: Long-term Staff (FT)

Application Close: 07-Sep-15

Purpose of the Position

Under the guidance of the Comptroller, the incumbent of this post will develop and implement an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system for UNICEF. To achieve this, the incumbent will work through an inter-office ECM Project Board with members from various HQ divisions (DRP, ITSS, DOC, DFAM. PD, PFP, DHR, OIAI, EMOPS, Ethics Office) and regional offices. The project will build on existing UNICEF software investments in SharePoint and related technologies.

Key Expected Results

1. Determine detailed business requirements for all major components of the ECM projects: document management, record and archive management, intranet content management, search functionality, and others that may be determined to be necessary. Manage, monitor and report on the project plan to all concerned stakeholders. Maintain linkages with other closely related activities, such as Knowledge Exchange, HR Records Management etc.

2. Create and/or oversee creation of all necessary policies, taxonomies and governance mechanisms in relation to ECM and in coordination and consultation with the UNICEF regulatory framework Coordinator.

3. Oversee implementation of ECM software platforms and business process changes.

4. Develop and oversee change management, training and communication activities related to new ECM business processes and work cultures.

5. Develop plan for maintenance and updating of ECM instruments, software platforms, business processes and support.

Qualifications of Successful Candidate

– An advanced university degree (Master's) in Records and Information Management, Library Sciences, Business or Public Administration, or directly-related technical field(s) is required.

- A minimum of ten (10) years of relevant experience in Enterprise Content Management and related change management activities is required.

- A valid professional certification(s) in Enterprise Content Management, Electronic Records Management, Customer Relationship Management and/or Taxonomy, is considered desirable.

- Previous hand on experience in project management is required.

- A valid professional certification(s) in Project Management (i.e. PMP) is considered an asset.

- Previous hands on experience in a supervisory/managerial capacity is required.

- Prior work experience in knowledge/information management is required.

- Previous hands on experience in user-centred design is highly desirable.

- Fluency in English (written and verbal) is required. Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is considered an asset.

Competencies of Successful Candidate

- Has highest-level communication skills, including engaging and informative formal public speaking.

- Consistently achieves high-level results, managing and delivering projects on-time and on-budget.

- Creates and encourages a climate of team-working and collaboration in a multi-cultural environment.

- Sets, develops and revises organizational strategy and develops clear visions of the organization's future potential.

- Contributes innovative approaches, insights and ways of designing projects; drives effective change initiatives.

- Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups. Actively nurtures good relationships with people across all organizational levels and boundaries, and with government leaders and stakeholders.

- Sets clearly defined objectives and plans activities for self, own team or department. UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.