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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Knowledge & Research Specialist (Pro Libra)

Title:             Knowledge & Research Specialist
                     Direct hire
Location:      New York City
Pro Libra's client, a large international law firm is currently seeking a Knowledge /Research Specialist to join their team. Primary duties include furthering the Firm’s KM initiatives in enterprise search and providing research services to their attorneys and staff.  As part the Knowledge team, candidate must possess an interest in KM projects with emphasis on implementation and best practices and an interest in working as a member of a very busy research and reference team.  

In addition to providing top notch reference service and participating in furthering the Firm’s KM initiatives, responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

1.  Working with research team colleagues to provide unequaled reference service throughout all offices. Make recommendations on best resources, participate in trainings and presentations.

2.  Library Liaison to Firm’s KM initiatives in the area of Enterprise Search, including formulating best practices, training opportunities and integration within reference services. Researching and implementing other KM tools and dashboards as opportunities emerge.

3.  Participate with members of Electronic Services Projects team on ongoing projects: Portal enhancement and development, current awareness services revitalization, assist with Electronic Services administration and work with the team to gather, tabulate and present metrics to create a visualization of ROI for Library resources.

4.  Familiarity with Competitive Intelligence Resources and interest in acting as Library liaison to Marketing/Business Development. Follow developments in CI/BD resources and make regular presentations to the group. Develop pathfinders/webpage to streamline access to resources and create template documents for standardizing league table requests.

Skills required:

In-depth knowledge of legal and business databases, including but not limited to: Lexis Advance, WestlawNext, Intelligize, Securities Mosaic, CapitalIQ, BloombergLaw and Bloomberg Professional, ThomsonOne, CCH, Pacer, Courtlink, CourtAlert, PerfectInformation, PLC, Corsearch and Patbase.

Knowledge of Sharepoint, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Research Monitor, DecisivSearch and emerging technologies preferred.


J.D. or M.L.S. 

Please send resumes or contact: 
Pro Libra Associates
Angela Dzikowski 
Email: <
800-262-0070  Fax: 908-918-0977


Monday, June 27, 2016

Ref and Instr'l Health Sci Lib, Molloy College (NY)

The Molloy College Library in Rockville Centre, NY is seeking a Reference and Instructional Health Sciences Librarian.

Reporting to the Associate Librarian Head of Reference Services, the Reference and Instructional Health Sciences Librarian provides tailored information instruction (both in a classroom and a one-on-one environment), reference and research services to students, faculty, staff and other patrons of the James E. Tobin Library. 

The Health Sciences Librarian will primarily work with students in Molloy College’s numerous health sciences programs, including, but not limited to: the Ph.D in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Nurse Practitioner, RN-BSN, Bachelor’s in Nursing, Bachelor’s in Cardiovascular Therapy, and Bachelor’s in Respiratory Therapy programs. Education and experience in a health sciences field (nursing preferred) is required for this position.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide reference, instructional, and research services to students, faculty members, and other patrons of the James E. Tobin Library.
  • Develop customized classroom instruction sessions upon request.
  • Teach research and search strategies to patrons in small and large groups and / or one-on-one sessions.
  • Update and maintain online tutorials utilizing LibGuides
  • Remain current in navigating academic resources held by the James E. Tobin Library.
  • Other library related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
  • Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an American Library Association accredited school.
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in a health sciences field, and at least two years working in that field.
  • Strong knowledge of medicine and healthcare related academic databases such as  CINAHL, Cochrane, PubMed and Ovid.
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to assist students at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels, adjusting style and teaching techniques as necessary
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in a health sciences field (nursing preferred)
  • At least two years of experience in an academic library and prior experience teaching instructional sessions
  • Experience with citation managers, especially RefWorks or ProQuest Flow is desired
Please send resume and hours of availability to Nikki Palumbo, Associate Librarian Head of Reference Services, at: or mail to:

Molloy College Library
Attn: Nikki Palumbo
1000 Hempstead Avenue
Rockville Centre, New York 11571
Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Rights Management Specialist, Vice Media (NY)

Vice Media LLC in Brooklyn is seeking a Rights Management Specialist.

Rights Management Specialist

Summary: The Rights Management Specialist is responsible for overseeing the rights in all of VICE productions; this includes managing a small team and being the internal point person for all licensing requests both internal and external.

Key Responsibilities:

Fields all third party and international VICE office inquiries, working across legal, product development, PR, production and sales, negotiating terms, obtaining proper approvals, sending files, ensuring appropriate clearances, finalizing contracts and requesting invoices

Consistently works with development team to organize workflows and metadata for R&C, evolving with new systems and company growth

Oversees company-wide QC process to ensure all VICE productions are being completed with best practices; trains various offices on evolving practices

Oversees the deliverable process of each VICE entity, mainly digital properties and VICELAND linear channels

Manages Rights & Clearances team on international approvals, database management and QC checks

Desired Skills:
- 5 years relevant experience in licensing, information management and/or rights and clearances
- Highly organized with impeccable attention to detail
- Thrives in a fast paced environment, can multitask and prioritize without explicit direction
- Excels as an independent worker and a self starter; motivated
- Thinks outside the box and brings new organizational and efficiency techniques to the table

Please send resume and brief cover letter to

Thursday, June 16, 2016

P/T - Adjunct Librarian, CUNY-Lehman (NY)

 P/T - Adjunct Librarian, CUNY-Lehman (NY)

Lehman College, Bronx, New York              

Title: Adjunct Librarian-Reference

Location/Department: Library

College Web Site:

Closing Date: Until filled; Review of applications will begin immediately.


The Adjunct Reference Librarian will work part-time during the Fall 2016 semester. The selected candidate will perform general reference to assist students and faculty at the reference desk; perform chat reference, and other duties as assigned.

Schedule:  7 hours/week (Total hours will not exceed 225 per semester).

Flexible weekday schedule (Mon.- Fri.): one day 10 am to 6 pm, or 2 afternoons per week.

Start Date: Week of August 29, 2016

Required:  MLS from an ALA-accredited program ; expertise with a wide range of library databases;  enthusiasm for working collegially in a diverse and busy environment; excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strongly Preferred: Reference experience in an academic library and familiarity with CUNY; Comfort with a wide range of technologies, including LibGuides, QuestionPoint, BlackBoard, MS Office.

Contact Information:
To apply, send a resume, with a cover letter including your scheduling preferences, and the names and contact information of three references to:
Madeline Cohen
Assistant Professor and Head of Reference
Leonard Lief Library, Lehman College

Salary: Hourly compensation depends on experience and qualifications

The City University of New York is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Immigration Reform and Control Act/Americans with Disabilities Act Employer

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Electronic Resources Librarian, Touro College (NY)

Electronic Resources Librarian, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (NY)

Electronic Resources Librarian - The Sheldon L. Sirota Memorial Library

Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
*     Administers the integrated library system

*   Coordinates and conducts training with staff and student assistants on new and updated Innovative Interfaces modules including serials, cataloging, circulation, OP AC and Web Access Management
*   Works with other Touro libraries to coordinate INNOP AC (Innovative Interfaces Online Public Access Catalog) efforts.
*   Responsible for all electronic operations functions including registering and activating new electronic titles, overseeing compliance of license agreements, monitoring changes and renewals in the online catalog, and Serhold and Summons plus catalog items as required
*   Communicates successfully with vendors and publishers
*   Assists with the selection of new resources and ongoing review of current  electronic resources

*   Maintains accessibility and web maintenance of electronic resources
     Provides reference services using print and electronic resources
*   Responsible to the Director of the Library
*   Participates in medical student pharmacy student admission interviews
*   Serves on committees, as assigned
*   Participates in teaching biomedical literature searching
*   Participates in faculty functions where faculty attendance is expected such as White Coat Ceremony and new student orientation


Education, Preparation, and Training
*   MLS/MLIS/MIS degree from an ALA -accredited program.
*   Second master’s required for faculty rank.

Preferred Qualifications:
·       Two years or more experience in a health science library or academic library.
·       Experience in managing electronic resources.

*  Knowledge of library procedures and electronic biomedical resources
*  Knowledge of selection, acquisitions, and evaluation of electronic resources
*  Knowledge of OCLC and ILS management
*  Strong customer service skills

Computer Skills
*   Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and Outlook
*   Internet Research, plus library specific software, such as Sierra, DOCLINE, OCLC Connection, MARCEdit

Application Procedure:
Please send a cover letter and resume to: The subject line of your email should read: Electronic Resources Librarian Positiion. Women and under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Sirota Memorial Library serves the students, faculty and staff of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Touro College of Pharmacy and is located at 230 West 125th Street, New York City.

Touro College is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Our practices and employment decisions regarding employment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment are not to be based on an employee's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, military discharge status, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic predisposition, housing status, or any other protected status, in accordance with applicable law. Our policies are in conformance with Title IX, 1972 Education Amendments

Monday, June 13, 2016

Assoc Dir of Lib Svcs, Cravath, Swaine & Moore (NY)

Associate Director of Library Services, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP (NY)

The Associate Director of Library Services will provide vision, direction, and leadership necessary to ensure that the Cravath Library supports and aligns with the Firm’s strategic and operational goals efficiently and cost-effectively while continuously seeking innovations and opportunities to improve research and the Firm’s access to information.   

Job Responsibilities include: Working closely with the Director to ensure the effective and balanced delivery of services, knowledge and information resources throughout the Firm; establishing quantitative and qualitative methods for measuring the effectiveness and quality of services and products; preparing and monitoring the Library’s annual operating budget; overseeing systems and procedures for detailed and summary expenditure tracking and analysis; identifying, recommending and implementing billing policies and cost management opportunities; managing the department’s staffing structure, job descriptions, and performance standards; ensuring ongoing training and professional development of staff members; participating in contract negotiations for print and electronic information resources used by the Firm; ensuring the Firm’s compliance with contractual and licensing agreements; overseeing and maintaining the timely, cost effective and efficient delivery of the full range of research services; managing and maintaining the Library OPAC and related technologies; monitoring innovations in Library technology and processes to enhance the Firm’s ability to find, access, and reuse Library systems and resources; participating in or leading special projects as required; and performing other duties as assigned or needed.

Job Requirements include: Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited library school; 10+ years of experience in the library and information management field, including significant experience in large law firms; 5+ years of management experience, including supervision, strategic planning, project development and implementation; knowledge of library operations in a law firm setting, including resource development, research services and products, and information systems, technologies and applications; knowledge of business operations in a law firm setting, including budgeting, fund accounting, cost recovery, contract and licensing negotiation, marketing, and personnel management; ability to develop creative and cost-effective solutions to library and research challenges; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work effectively under pressure and manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines; ability to lead, work independently, and be a team player when required; and strong commitment to excellence and customer service orientation.
This position is located in our New York office.  We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision care, 401(k), and health club privileges.

To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to Lauren Pokrzywinski, HR Recruiting Manager, at

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Serials & Media Librarian, Molloy College (NY)

Molloy College in Rockville Centre, NY is seeking a Serials & Media Librarian.


The Serials & Media Librarian manages the selection/deselection, activation and maintenance of print and electronic journals, as well as physical media. Critical skills include demonstrated knowledge of electronic resource management, proxy servers, open URL and the ability to troubleshoot linking and availability of journals subscribed to outside of a database or streaming media environment. Additionally, demonstrated knowledge is required for serials and collection development practices in general, including a thorough understanding of publication patterns, serials processing and claims. This is a full-time 12-month position; desired hours are Monday-Friday, 11-7.

The Librarian in this role is also extremely proficient in academic research strategies, electronic resources and emerging trends. Familiarity with configuring, utilizing and navigating Molloy’s subscription journals as well as the ability to service undergraduates, graduates, doctoral students and faculty is a required aspect of the job. Lastly, as an academic librarian there are other assigned duties that include reference shifts, academic department liaison work, teaching/instruction and collection development activities in adherence with the Library’s Collection Development and Deselection Policy.


·         Manage the budget, selection/deselection and assessment of print and electronic periodicals and physical media (e.g., VHS, CDs, DVDs); including long-range planning (i.e., P-to-E Strategy) and implementation of goals and objectives for both collections in an academic environment
·         Coordinate the processing and display of physical media and current print issues of journals, magazines, and newspapers
·         Maintain an electronic resource management (ERM) system.
·         Possess an understanding of electronic resources and video licensing, including copyright and distribution restrictions
·         Troubleshoot access problems associated with electronic serials, particularly in a discovery environment.
·         Work closely with vendors and negotiate licenses for periodicals
·         Coordinate maintenance of holdings and item records for periodicals and physical media.
·         Gather, monitor, and evaluate usage statistics related to physical media, print and electronic serials, including an analysis of overlap held in databases and ILL requests
·         Provide technical instruction and support on new products or platforms as necessary
·         Ensure the serials collection meet the requirements of current and proposed degree programs; provides appropriate documentation that contributes to and supports the accreditation process
·         Monitors appropriate listservs in order to remain current in the field

PERIPHERAL DUTIES: Academic Librarian

·         Reference shifts as scheduled
·         Serves patrons at all levels, adjusting style and teaching techniques as necessary
·         Advanced bibliographic searching skills, including extensive knowledge of Molloy’s electronic resources e.g., databases, journal and ebook portals
·         Information Literacy instruction (either classroom or one-on-one) as assigned
·         Act in the capacity of library liaison in assigned subject areas. Includes communication and coordination with faculty counterparts in collection development and maintenance (e.g., acquisitions, deselection), performing routine maintenance (e.g., lost and missing items, items without barcodes, etc.) as well as preparing supporting documentation for program or accreditation initiatives that fall within the assigned subject areas
·         Creation/maintenance of LibGuides in liaison, multi-disciplinary and subject-specialty areas
·         Ability and willingness to represent the Library in College-wide initiatives and committees; promotion of Library collections, services and offerings to the campus community and beyond
·         Other duties as assigned


·         A Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution
·         Minimum of two years of experience managing electronic resources in an academic library, with focus on electronic serials management
·         Experience with EZproxy, open URL, and other electronic resource management software
·         Demonstrated understanding of current serials and electronic resource management models, practices, and trends within the academic library environment
·         Ability to work effectively and creatively in a rapidly changing library and college environment.
·         Strong commitment to patron service; ability to work with a diverse patron population; demonstrated expertise in providing reference services to Doctoral level patrons
·         Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative, team-oriented setting; sense of humor required
·         Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with library personnel and members of the college community
·         Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
·         Strong commitment to consistently providing information, ideas and opinions in a clear and professional manner
·         Ability to actively listen to others and demonstrate understanding of other points of view
·         Ability to organize and prioritize workload and meet deadlines
·         Ability to take initiative to identify and act to resolve problems and lead by example
·         Excellent technological and PC skills


·         Prior experience with Serials Solutions 360, ProQuest Summon, EZProxy Administration and the Voyager ILS is highly desirable
·         A basic understanding of other related technical services roles, including cataloging and acquisitions
·         Prior experience with LibGuides
·         Second master’s degree



The Serials & Media Librarian works under the direct supervision of the Associate Librarian Head of Technical Services



Daily contact requiring courtesy, discretion, and sound judgment; acts in a friendly, polite and professional manner to all constituencies of the Molloy community via multiple access points, which include but are not limited to chat, instant messaging, email, in person and via telephone



Personal computer, Microsoft office; document scanners, Adobe Dreamweaver, proprietary software for CMS, numerous interfaces for database administration and management of subscription content, EzProxy and various other electronic resources (e.g., Springshare, AdobeConnect, Deep Freeze, Libraryh3lp, Canvas etc)



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally liftand/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.


Email resume and cover letter to or mail to:
Office of Human Resources, Molloy College
1000 Hempstead Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002

Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.