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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Gov't Documents Librarian, Voxgov (NY)

Position: Government Documents Librarian (New York, NY)

About Us
Voxgov is fast growing startup company that collects, organizes, and analyzes tens of millions of U.S. federal government documents. We are looking for a librarian to conduct live and web-based demonstrations of the voxgov platform to current and prospective clients.  You will also be a part of our content management team, responsible for assuring the quality of our data on a daily basis.

About you
You are a librarian with a strong understanding of US government documents who is very comfortable with public speaking in a variety of settings. You are an extremely detail-oriented individual, who can quickly and accurately find and report errors in our content. You are eager to work for a growing start-up and becoming an invaluable member of our team. 

·       Review content to ensure unwanted material is not included before publishing
·       Work closely with data team to complete projects
·       Conduct error-free data analysis
·       Conduct product demos for prospective subscribers in academic and corporate sectors
·       Conduct ongoing in-depth training and instruction sessions for current clients 
·       Determine new data points for collection
·       Advise on government information projects as needed

·       MLS from ALA accredited school
·       Proven proficiency in working with Government Documents
·       Proven proficiency in database research and reference
·       Prior instructional technology experience
·       Comfortable in client-facing, highly-interactive role
·       Excellent presentation skills
·       Excellent communication skills, especially public speaking
·       Ability to facilitate group discussion in person or via remote meeting software
·       Travel as necessary. Currently ~5% of job
·       Comfort working within a small, but growing team
·       Strong attention to detail
·       Excellent time management skills and ability to manage several tasks
·       Ability to work quickly and efficiently 

Preferred Abilities
·       Interest in emerging technologies
·       Knowledge of government document research platforms
·       Interest in working for a growing start-up
·       Comfortable working in front of a computer for long stretches

Please direct all applications and inquiries to Robert Dessau. Please apply by submitting a Word or PDF version of your resume and cover letter to