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Monday, March 6, 2017

Digital Archive Asst (Temp), Practicing Law Inst (NY)

Digital Archive Asst (Temp), Practicing Law Inst (NY)

The Practising Law Institute (PLI), a leading continuing legal education organization and legal publisher based in Manhattan, seeks a talented and self-motivated individual to assist in efforts to expand the electronic availability of our published back catalog. This is a temporary opportunity that is expected to last through December 2017 with the possibility of extending.

For over 80 years PLI has been the “gold standard” leader in continuing legal and professional business training education. With 250 employees in New York City and San Francisco, PLI holds over 400 live programs each year in state-of-the-art conference centers throughout the U.S. and abroad. Recent international seminar locations include London, Hong Kong and Brazil.

In addition to hosting innovative live programs, PLI streams webcasts and offers on-demand programs for thousands of participants each day. PLI publishes a range of legal publications, has an award-winning eBook library, offers the nation’s leading preparation course for the Patent Office’s Registration Exam, and provides SEC compliance and accounting training through its SEC Institute. The organization also develops unique, inventive ways of learning through its Interactive Learning Center, and is deeply committed to the pro bono community, and public interest organizations.

• Locating ebook files and/or generating them via an automated generation process
• Evaluating files for completeness
• Performing basic XML cleanup
• Managing ebook components using PLI’s content management systems
• Deploying ebooks to our online research database, PLI PLUS.
• Indexing archival content with the PLI taxonomy
• Other duties, as assigned.

There are no supervisory responsibilities with this position.

• Exposure to XML, HTML or similar markup languages.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products, such as Word and Excel.
• Familiarity with the use of research databases.
• A record of dependability working independently.
• An aptitude for detail-oriented work.
The PLI work environment is interesting, collegial, intelligent and encouraging.
Practising Law Institute is an equal opportunity employer. More information about PLI may be found on our website

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