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Friday, January 30, 2015

Senior Research Analyst, ARF (NY)

The Advertising Research Foundation is seeking a Senior Research Analyst.

TITLE:                           Senior Research Analyst
DEPARTMENT:            Solutions and Engagement
REPORTS TO:              Knowledge Center Sr. Director
FLSA:                            Exempt

EQUIVALENT EXTERNAL TITLE: Sr. Analyst, Researcher, Knowledge Center Specialist

The Senior Knowledge Specialist works with the Knowledge Center team to provide ARF members actionable insights and curated information driving action and decision-making. The responsible for this role will compile, analyze & synthetize information and data on industry’s hot topics, assisting & coaching members in use of self-service tools, providing direction and referral, taking on appropriate questions. The Senior Knowledge Specialist has also a key role on the design and implementation of the knowledge architecture strategy, as well as making it accessible and actionable to members. This person is also actively involved in the design and development of the Knowledge Center publications – such as the ARF newsletters - and web content.

The ARF Knowledge Center’s mission is to empower our members with ARF and industry knowledge and make it accessible 24x7.

Established in 1953 to serve as a central resource for the wealth of materials relating to advertising research, The ARF Knowledge Center houses historical reports, papers, and videos developed from the formative years of the advertising research industry to the latest and most current information.

The ARF Knowledge Center also offers specialized tools and services to help members keep up-to-date with the latest knowledge and assist them in solving leading- and bleeding- edge solutions applicable to their business needs.

About the ARF: 

The Advertising Research Foundation is the recognized authority on how advertising works – we’ve thrived at the center of one of the world’s most dynamic professions for 78 years.  Today we continue to break new ground, pioneering the most advanced technologies and methodologies, bringing our distinct voice to bear on essential industry issues, and helping thousands of advertising research professionals chart new paths to growth.  Our conferences, workshops, intellectual capital and best-in-class research partnerships set the industry agenda, as does our extraordinary membership, which features corporate leaders such as CBS, NBC Universal, Disney, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Procter & Gamble, and digital and media pacesetters including hulu, Viacom, Gannett, ESPN, and Conde Nast. 

We are committed to further growing our influence and membership in the rapidly changing industry environment and seek motivated, forward thinking professionals to join us in this endeavor.


  • Answer ARF member research requests and assist in internal knowledge requests with synthesized reports & internal analysis, making sure that the requests are handled on time
  • Assist in writing Knowledge@Hands (i.e. 2-4 page overviews synthesizing research findings on key industry topics)
  • Assist membership and ARF staff use the Knowledge Center tools and resources.
  • Assist in designing and implementing the Knowledge Architecture, classifying and maintaining data files, historical archives & inventory of ARF publications.
  • Assist in content creation for the Knowledge Center publications – such as the ARF Newsletter- as well as for the ARF Website
  • Oversee Knowledge Center interns

  • Excellent Academic Credentials; MLS from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Experience analyzing secondary data and providing synthesized reports
  • Experience and proficiency in database (e.g. Nexis, EBSCO, WARC, Red Books) and online research a must!
  • Min 2-3 years of relevant experience
Strong analytical thinking and data focused
  • Proven track record of building and leveraging good working relationships
  • Excellent Interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • A team player and enjoys a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent Computer Skills – Microsoft Office, Internet Proficiency
  • Familiarity with the advertising and research industries


Submit your resume and cover letter to The ARF jobs email at

F/T - Learning & Dev't Librarian Mgr II, PwC (NJ)

PricewaterhouseCoopers is seeking a Learning & Development Librarian Manager II for its Florham Park, NJ location.

PwC’s Learning and Development function is a key enabler of the PwC Experience, an element of the Firm’s overall strategy. Integrating with the business, and implementing best-in-class teaching practices, this function supports and enables higher quality, and more relevant learning that is aligned with high performing teams.
Position Requirements: 
Minimum Years of Experience: 5 years of proven success in progressive project management managerial roles, utilizing industry-standard instructional design, adult learning theory, and educational technology solutions and methods may also be considered.
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree
Degree(s) Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Library Science
Knowledge Preferred:
Demonstrates proven intimate knowledge of, and success in roles involving, content management and digital learning strategies, which includes the following areas:
- Digital Library science/skills, research or content management
- Content, data mining, and research techniques, non-technical content sources, products, vendors, technology, and methods
- Business issues and initiatives and how they translate to curriculum needs
- Technology-enabled solutions
- Adult learning theory
Learning & development functions, project management, instructional design, and various learning systems and platforms
Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates intimate level abilities and/or a proven record of success developing, executing and keeping current strategies for identifying, maintaining and categorizing digital learning content including these areas:
- Improving the digital content user experience through educating and providing guidance to stakeholders
- Migrating to new and emerging technologies
- Identifying new and relevant content that will drive quality, skill development, and non-technical learning
- Independently manage projects, analyze client needs, and make recommendations for non-technical digital library solutions
Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success with directing and managing teams: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust and seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; answering questions and providing direction to less-experienced staff; coaching staff, including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback and managing relationships with experienced Managers, Directors and Learning and Relationship Directors, and business sponsors.

Knowledge Manager, BDO USA (NY)

Knowledge Manager, BDO USA – NY

The main function of the knowledge sharing position would be to help champion organization-wide knowledge sharing, so that the organization’s know-how, information, and experience is shared effectively and efficiently within BDO Consulting, the broader BDO community, and (as appropriate) externally with clients, partners, and stakeholders.
Promote knowledge sharing through the organization’s operational business processes and systems by strengthening links between knowledge sharing and the information systems, and improving integration among information systems in the organization, to facilitate the seamless exchange of information;
- Acquire and manage a broad array of internal knowledge content; perform knowledge assessment and identify and fill knowledge gaps by soliciting and collecting high value/quality content;
- Promote collaboration and the use of collaborative tools to facilitate sharing of ideas and work among internal teams and external partners;
- Provide support for the establishment and nurturing of communities of practices and promote and leverage innovative solutions to knowledge sharing;
- Help monitor and evaluate the knowledge sharing program, including external benchmarking and evaluation programs/opportunities;
- Disseminate information about the organization’s knowledge sharing program to internal and external audiences;
- Ensure content on the various BDO platforms and sites align with brand and knowledge guidelines;
- Assists in the development of processes and tools needed to deliver training resources, including on-line training, live meetings, use of firm resources and packaged training kits;
- Designs, develops, and manages deployment of communications and awareness programs related to practice aids, training knowledge sources and relevant tools;
- Works with senior division leadership to identify issues/hot topics/trends that can be shared and developed into new knowledge approaches/service offerings to benefit a broader audience
- Bachelor’s degree required, preferred majors would be in Business, Management Information Systems, Library Science, Journalism, or Communications
- Seven or more years in Knowledge Management functions required
- Preferred industries are: Professional Services, Consulting, Banking and Finance, or Public Accounting
- Experience with electronic knowledge, repository management, intranets/portals, collaborative and social media tools, and Microsoft Office; experience with SharePoint required
Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Excellent organizational, problem solving and project management skills, with ability to effectively structure ambiguity
- Proven ability to multi-task while working independently or within a group environment
- Ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm
- Candidate should be adaptive and flexible as conditions change, and have experience working as a change agent to influence others
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and client personnel
- Ability to encourage team environment on engagements and contribute to the professional development of assigned personnel
- Strong analytical and research skills
- Executive presence and ability to act as primary contact on assigned engagements

Research Librarian, Moody's (NY)

Research Librarian, Moody’s – NY

Moody’s is looking to fill a temporary position of a Research Librarian to identify sources and deliver information to address requests of factual information from corporate credit analysts.
Job Responsibilities
  • Respond to analyst requests for facts, data, and ad-hoc research using internal and external information resources.
  • Assist analysts in framing research requests to improve likelihood of successfully resolving queries.
  • Search industry, economic, legal, academic and government databases and wide-ranging business, financial and media resources to deliver reliable information to address specific queries.
  • Coordinate new/renewal print and electronic subscription requests for publications and information resources.
  • Measure, classify and report on usage of library services and requests.
  • Help ensure compliance with all laws and regulations, including copyright in connection with the use of information sources
The prospective candidate should have a Masters of Library Science degree with 3 – 5 years experience working in a corporate environment conducting research, providing reference services and/or competitive intelligence. Experience in financial services strongly preferred and knowledge of capital markets is key. The candidate must be familiar with the world’s library systems and key information resources. The candidate should have hands on experience with tools used by corporate libraries for research including by not limited to LexisNexis, Dealogic, FactSet, Bloomberg, Factiva and similar services. Excellent organizational and customer service skills are a must.

Bus Dev't Research Analyst, Burford Capital (NY)

Business Development Research Analyst (New York)
Burford Capital seeks a Business Development Research Analyst to provide data- and market-driven insights to fuel firm growth. Given Burford’s specialization, the successful candidate will combine analytical capability, marketing savvy, and interest in the business of law.
The Business Development Research Analyst will join a small but ambitious team dedicated to generating business growth for Burford Capital. Burford is the world’s largest provider of litigation finance, publically traded on London’s AIM market with over $500 million committed to litigation worldwide, but with a start-up environment and culture. Burford team members are creative, resourceful, fast-moving, confident, and flexible people who do not need the infrastructure of a large company to succeed.
Responsibilities include:
·       Conduct research to identify firms, companies, and priority contacts that represent business development opportunities for Burford
·       Track outreach to targeted firms, companies, and priority contacts
·       Research litigation, filings, corporate and individual profiles, and other secondary sources to prepare team for presentations and meetings
·       Assist with preparing RFP and pitch materials for potential new clients
·       Stay abreast of newsworthy trends and developments that impact Burford’s growth, including court decisions, business and financial reports, as well as general industry information; communicate findings to team
Specific requirements:
·       A minimum of 3-5 years in a research role, preferably in a law or professional services firm
·       Bachelors or advanced degree in business, mathematics, the sciences, or law
·       Strong analytic and critical thinking skills and ability to synthesize data to produce meaningful reports
·       Expertise with Excel, PowerPoint, and SPSS/SAS
·       Knowledge of Salesforce
·       Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize accordingly
·       Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously
·       Excellent written and oral communication skills, including writing, copy editing, researching, and managing data skills

·       Please email a resume and cover letter with salary history and expectations to, subject line: Research Analyst

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Head, Delivery Svcs, Columbia U (NY)

Head, Delivery Services, Columbia Univ – NY

The Head, Delivery Services position at Columbia Univ. provides leadership and management for the daily operations of the Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery/Borrow Direct, ReCAP, and Butler Reserves/Media Center units, and is responsible for staff development and performance management; workflow analysis and procedural improvements; statistical analysis and reporting; and exploring fresh approaches to providing patron-focused, cost-effective services. The position manages two supervisors and indirectly manages a staff of 10 FTE, and administers a combined student budget in excess of $115,000.

As Head, Delivery Services, this individual serves as the primary authority on resource sharing activities for Columbia University Libraries, and participates in conversations at the local, consortial, and national levels. As part of the Libraries Reserves Coordinating Committee, this position seeks improved and forward-looking ways to offer print and electronic reserves to faculty and students, recommends system-wide policies and sets local procedures. Additionally, the Head, Delivery Service is responsible for the Butler Media Services and communicates regularly with the Media Services & Film Librarian on issues relating to its collections.

Minimum Qualifications:
MLS or PhD or equivalent
Managerial experience in an academic/research library, preferably in interlibrary loan/document delivery
- Demonstrated time management, project management, and problem-solving skills
- Excellent communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work effectively and creatively in a collaborative and complex environment

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with an integrated library system, ILLiad, campus document delivery services, and Ariel and other scanning software
- Familiarity with major trends in resource sharing and electronic reserves
- Demonstrated knowledge of copyright laws pertaining to interlibrary loan, reserves, and media services
- Familiarity with Microsoft Access database management system and Web 2.0 technologies

To apply:


P/T - Adjunct Librarian, West Com College (NY)

Adjunct Librarian


RESPONSIBILITIES:   The Adjunct Librarian will participate in a very active, robust library information literacy program, planning and teaching library information literacy classes on the main campus, at the college’s extension sites and virtually.  S/he will provide traditional and virtual reference services.  S/he will also assist in the evening and weekend supervision of Library Clerks and Library Technicians as well as assist in the evening and weekend supervision of library building and services, as needed.  10 -15 hours per week, days, evenings and weekends required. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  A minimum of a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited degree-granting program and one year of experience working as an academic librarian or senior librarian in a middle-size to large public library setting is required.  Two years of academic library experience are strongly preferred.  Knowledge of information and instructional technologies.  The incumbent must have the ability to collaborate and communicate with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community users.  Additional subject masters and supervisory experience preferred.  Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills required.

POSITION EFFECTIVE:  The position will remain open until filled. 

RATE OF PAY:  $39.85 per hour.  No benefits.

TO APPLY:  Send resumes, cover letters, references and copies of transcripts to: Please indicate “Adjunct Librarian” in the subject line of the email or mail to:                                                           

Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building- Suite 111
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY  10595
Fax: (914) 606-7838 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence and lifelong learning

News Researcher, NY1 News, Time Warner (NY)

News Researcher – NY1 News, Time Warner Cable – NY

News Researcher position at Time Warner  is responsible for assisting the Assignment Editor in researching, verifying and bringing news stories on air. Must have strong researching and communication skills and ability to multi-task a must.

News Research
- Researches story data, summarizes and enters data into PC.
- Maintains PC data files and keeps them up to date as new information develops.
- Is available to staff on an as needed basis to provide research information.
- Keeps up to date on current events through various sources, such as media, newspapers, radio, etc.
- Confirms news stories by researching and calling sources, interviewing and verifying information.
- Listens to fire, police, EMS scanners, and is able to interpret codes and notify desk of breaking news.
- Provides up-to-date information to Assignment Desk on breaking stories or other story information in data bank.

Staff Support
- Assists Assignment Editor by researching new information, keeping editor up to date with new developments, confirming stories and updating records.
- Assists reporters by setting up and scheduling interviews and providing details of interview including directions to interview
- Assists producers and writers by keeping them up to date on developing stories and changing information.
- Answers phone lines, screens calls and identifies potential stories.
Other duties as assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

- Bachelors Degree Required.
- At least 1 year of experience working on an Assignment Desk.

To apply:


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Account Manager, Artstor (NY)

Account Manager
New York City
Artstor provides premier resources in digital technology to enhance scholarship, teaching, and learning in the arts and sciences.  Our peerless educational tools include Artstor Digital Library, a database of over 1.8 million high quality images, and Shared Shelf, a media management software that allows for cataloging, managing, and distributing digital media.  Our community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists, and we strive towards innovation, partnering with the best in the academic, museum, art, and science worlds.
Artstor is a nonprofit organization, based in New York City, committed to cultivating an idea rich environment.  Our culture is one of collaboration, strong interdepartmental relationships, independence, and quinoa salad and cupcake parties.  We are looking for new smart and engaged employees, who are equally excited about our mission.
The Account Manager, formerly named Library Relations Associate, will be responsible for working with the academic community to increase subscriptions to the Artstor Digital Library and Shared Shelf and to manage and develop relationships in higher education institutions and museums.  This position includes some travel (10%-30%), and requires a self-motivated, flexible, organized team player who thrives in an environment of constant change.
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Sales of Artstor digital content and tools by developing relationships with a diverse group of decision makers, including academic librarians, administrators and faculty members.
·         Prospect for new accounts introducing educational institutions, departments, and libraries to Artstor products and services.
·         Demonstrate digital products and tools, providing librarians and faculty members with useful information and strategies for promoting Artstor as a campus-wide resource and platform.
·         Work with team members to meet and exceed participation and revenue goals on an annual basis.
·         Communicate Artstor’s mission, messages, and fees to potential customers.
·         Respond to inquiries, update customer information management tool and pipeline, negotiate basic terms of License Agreements, give remote demonstrations, and set up trial access.
·         Represent Artstor at conferences and other events.
·         Keeps up-to-date on various Artstor initiatives and developments and being able to communicate these initiatives to potential participants.
·         Additional special projects as assigned by managers and other senior staff members.
·         1-3 years of experience working with the library or e-resources community, supporting or selling digital content or software solutions to librarians and other decision makers in higher education, or building relationships.
·         Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a related field.
·         Excellent communication skills in a variety of settings.
·         Attention to detail and accuracy.
·         Ability to work well as a team member.
·         Comfortable with technology, including familiarity with metadata structures, trends, and Web development.
·         Exceptional organizational skills.
·         Able to perform independently, be self-motivated, adapt to constant change, and juggle multiple tasks with a positive attitude.
·         Strong commitment and interest in the use of images in an educational setting.
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
·         Familiarity with the Artstor Digital Library and/or Shared Shelf.
·         Library, education, art, art history, architectural, or software background.
·         Business development, marketing, and/or academic library experience.
·         Working knowledge of image management software and database technology.
·         Experience with customer relationship management software (Talisma, Sales Force, or other).
Artstor is an equal opportunity employer.  Artstor offers a competitive salary and a collegial working environment.  Our excellent benefits include employer paid medical, dental, vision, life and accident, disability, and business travel insurance.  Artstor also has pension accounts and an optional supplemental retirement saving plan. 
Nominations and applications, including a cover letter, resume and salary requirements should be emailed to:

Sunday, January 18, 2015

F/T - Reader Svcs Librarian, Bard Grad Ctr (NY)

Reader Services Librarian

The Bard Graduate Center (BGC), a division of Bard College, is seeking a full-time Reader Services Librarian.

The BGC offers MA and PhD programs in the study of the cultural history of the material world and is committed to the encyclopedic study of things, drawing on methodologies and approaches from art and design history, history of technology, philosophy, anthropology, and archaeology and cultural history. Founded in 1993, the BGC is located on West 86th Street in New York City.


The Reader Services Librarian is responsible for all of the library’s front-of-house public services: organizing reference and instruction work, setting circulation and access policy, performing outreach and orientation, managing interlibrary loan, liaising with faculty and curators, keeping statistics, and assessing all programs in the reader services department.


  • provides research assistance and reference services in person and via phone and email
  • manages the reference and circulation desk staff, including scheduling, training, and evaluation
  • performs daily shifts at the reference and circulation desk
  • teaches bibliographic skills and information literacy, including course instruction and library workshops throughout the semester
  • directs the library’s interlibrary loan program, personally handling the borrowing, and supervising the lending
  • supervises work study students assigned to reader services
  • assists with collection development responsibilities in the reference, periodicals, electronic resources, and monograph collections
  • performs other duties as requested



  • An ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS degree
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in art or design history
  • Two to four years of library experience, preferably in an art library
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships with colleagues, students, faculty, and researchers
  • Demonstrated commitment to public service
  • Experience providing instruction to classes and individuals
  • Experience providing reference services
  • Experience with interlibrary loan
  • Familiarity with information resources and methods of scholarly research in art, design, and/or material culture disciplines
  • Familiarity with web design and editing
  • Reading or bibliographic knowledge of a second language
  • Membership in professional organizations such as ARLIS/NA
  • Knowledge of Millennium ILS or other Innovative Interfaces products a plus


To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to No telephone calls please. The Bard Graduate Center is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. AA/EOE

Assoc, Content & Records Mgmt, Daiichi Sankyo (NJ)

Associate, Content & Records Management, Daiichi Sankyo – NJ

Associate, Content & Records Management at  Daiichi Sankyo is responsible for all duties associated with supporting the management (creation, review, approval, and reuse) of electronic documents. This job supports and maintains the integrity an standards of all DSPD regulated documentation, performs quality control of documents generated by all functional areas contributing to marketing applications and supports the training and use of company eTMF system including the DSfD. This job is also responsible for all duties associated with supporting (filing, archival, retention and disposition) of paper and
electronic records with special emphasis on legal, business and regulatory requirements.

  • Coordinate with authoring departments to finalize documents and ensure that they are submission ready and all components are compiled and presented in the correct format according to established regulations, guidelines and procedures and reflect information/data from source documents. Compile and format clinical and regulatory documents for submission to regulatory agencies in standardized format using electronic tools.                                                            
  • Liaise with study teams to coordinate the flow of trial documentation to the Document Control Center (DCC). Co-ordinate and manage the receipt, classification, filing and archiving of documentation from Europe. Maintain the DSPD/DSD DCC and support records management systems and processes’ compliance with domestic and international regulations, guidance’s and industry standards.                                                                                         
  • Provide accurate and timely response to requests for information/records.           
  • Provide clinical and regulatory document filing, scanning/imaging and archiving services. Manage and oversee external archiving providers, including the tracking of documents between DSPD and the external archive.                      
  • Support the authentication, organization, and posting of documents to the content management system (i.e. DSfD). Provide eCollaboration support to project teams.                                                                                   
  • Provide training on good records management practices, policies and systems to DSPD. Provide input to AOPs and SOP to incorporate requirements related to Records and Content Management
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems/Records Management, Life Science, Engineering, Business Administration, or a related area is required.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in a support position in records and content/document management in a pharmaceutical clinical development environment. Experience in a library or legal/scientific research support.
To apply: