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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Head of Serials & Electronic Rscs Mgmt, Stony Brook U (NY)

Head of Serials & Electronic Rscs Mgmt, Stony Brook U (NY)

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 Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the 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.

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 sizeable 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 integrates 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.

Descriptive Title: Head of Serials and Electronic Resources Management  REF#: F-9754-17-03
Budget Title: Senior Assistant/Associate Librarian      Faculty Position
Department: University Libraries        Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
        Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Required Qualifications: Master's in library from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least three years of significant experience in serials and electronic resources management. Experience with facilitating access to serials and resources through library catalogs and discovery tools. Evidence of successful and creative management of staff and operations, including demonstrated potential for leading transformational change. Evidence of leadership in the fields of knowledge access and resource management, including demonstrated effective management, planning, and organizational skills. Ability to lead in an atmospheric of continuous change, to work within a collaborative environment with diverse groups and to inspire and motivate. Strong collaboration and communication skills. Record of professional activities, including research and engagement in professional organizations. Demonstrated knowledge of emerging areas of librarianship, including the capabilities and future trends of library technology and systems to optimize discovery and access to scholarly resources. Supervisory and training experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Additional advanced degree. Working knowledge of one or more non-English languages. Knowledge of and experience with vendor license negotiations and consortial collection of development. Solid understanding of the research university environment and scholarly communication issues. Experience in coordination or management of integrated library system functions, including experience with Ex Libris' Aleph system. Demonstrated ability to work with library and university constituencies, including library and academic faculty. Strong service orientation.

Responsibilities & Requirements: Under the direction of the Direction of Collection and Resource Management, the Head of Serials and Electronic Resources Management provides leadership, guidance, and expertise to the departments, including supervision of faculty librarians and professional staff. The Head of Serials and Electronic Resources Management will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, and participate in faculty governance, committee works, and continuing professional development consistent with University standards for promotion and tenure. As a faculty librarian, the successful incumbent will take an active role in liaison, reference and instruction duties. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:

  *  Provide leadership, guidance, and expertise to the Department of Serials and Electronic Serials Management, including regular review of department faculty librarians and professional staff.
  *  Advise Director of Collection and Resource Management in the articulation of a user-centered, holistic serials and electronic resources management vision to meet current and emerging information needs and new models of collection/content building and delivery.
  *  Review and evaluate workflows and work assignments, with an eye toward increasing efficiencies, bringing more high-quality content to users more quickly, and building sustainable workflows to handle increasingly heterogeneous digital assets.
  *  Plan, implement, and evaluate operations, establish and document policies and procedures, and set priorities in serials and electronic resources management.
  *  Train, evaluate, and supervise departmental staff, and ensure compliance with local policy and procedure, resource license agreements, as well as best practices in the profession.
  *  Provide budget and collection data to Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management, as well as liaison librarians as appropriate.
  *  Administer and allocate expenditures for serials and electronic resources in library management system.
  *  Manage troubleshooting and resolution of access issues, consulting and advising Library IT staff as appropriate.
  *  Manage subscription renewals and monitor vendors to ensure quality service and accurate pricing.
  *  Work with the Director of Collection and Resource Management to assess, implement, and manage vendor arrangements for the outsourcing and/or automation of departmental work as appropriate.
  *  Work with SBU Library senior leadership, consortia partners, and library/higher education organizations to identify opportunities for improvement in Libraries/ discovery and delivery operations and services.
  *  Worth with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Libraries leadership to develop and implement University Libraries strategic priorities and provide the infrastructure needed to achieve those priorities.
  *  Work with Director of Collection and Resource Management and Associate Dean for Collection Strategy and Management to develop, coordinate, and implement bibliographic control policy and practices across the ILS, Discovery, and digital repository systems.

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 if filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by 04/23/2017.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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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
Melville Library, Room S1430B
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 09/23/2017, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.


Content Manager, Voxgov (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 someone who has skills in quality
assurance, administration, data entry, and has an excellent eye for detail. This is an entry-level
position with room for growth.

About you

You are an extremely detail-oriented individual, who can quickly and accurately find and report
errors in our content. You have basic computer skills and are comfortable working in front of a
computer for long stretches. You are eager to work for a growing start-up and becoming an
invaluable member of our team. You are a motivated self-starter.


Review content to ensure unwanted material is not included before publishing
Work closely with data team to acquire new materials and complete projects
• Conduct error-free data analysis
Experience and comfort using a computer and sitting in front of a screen for the majority of the
Technical skills include familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs; all other needed
software skills will be taught on-site
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work quickly and efficiently
Excellent communication skills
An interest in government and politics is not required but is a plus
An interest in working for a small, emerging start-up company is a plus


The position is paid, and can be filled by an intern or full-time employee
• Compensation: competitive salary
To apply: email a cover letter and resume to

Monday, March 20, 2017

Associate, Information Rscs, NERA (NY)

Associate/ Senior Associate
Information Resources, North America, New York City

NERA Economic Consulting is an international firm of consulting professionals providing economic, financial, and statistical advice, research, and analysis.  Our clients include multinational corporations, the world’s leading law firms, governments, and U.S. regulatory agencies.  Our team of 400 professionals operates in 25 offices across North and South America, Europe, and Asia / Pacific.  To learn more about NERA, visit our website at

We have an immediate opening for a full-time Information Resources Associate in our New York City office. This is an exciting opportunity for a creative individual who has vision and enthusiasm to join a global Information Resource team with an established and expanding firm.

Description and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Global Information Resources, the qualified candidate will have the following responsibilities:

§  Work with global consulting staff on a wide range of research projects using information tools and proprietary databases to provide  information for client projects and business development initiatives
§  Provide quick solutions and in-depth research, current awareness services, competitive intelligence and special research to support NERA’s consulting staff
§  Work with NERA information resources team members from other regions to continue to  build a global research function through sharing work and experiences
§  Help educate consulting staff on research issues and train them on end-user products
§  Assist in marketing and developing information services to NERA staff globally
§  Work on special projects as assigned

§  Advanced degree in one of the following is required: information/library science from an accredited program or Masters (MBA) in business or economics or law ; undergraduate degree in economics or finance is a plus
§  Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a research environment providing business, legal or financial information is required
§  Understanding/knowledge and experience with database services such as:  Bloomberg, CapIQ, Factset, ThomsonOne, Datastream, SNL Financial, SNL Energy, BvD Orbis, Factiva, legal databases (Lexis Nexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law)
§  Ability to prioritize, problem solve, respond quickly to requests and handle a workload requiring creative, analytical, evaluative, and interpretive thought processes
§  Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills
§  Fluency in English is required and proficiency in one or more European languages is a plus.
§  Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Sharepoint

The qualified candidate must be able to work a minimum 40-hour week Monday through Friday and additional hours as needed to meet time-sensitive deadlines.  

We offer a competitive salary, including an excellent benefits package. To apply for this position please submit your CV and cover letter here: