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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

F/T - Content Svcs Librarian, SUNY Maritime College (NY)

Content Services Librarian, SUNY Maritime College (NY)

About SUNY Maritime College: SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description: The Content Services Librarian will create and maintain a collection development strategy to proactively develop a specialized print and electronic collection that supports the research needs of our students, faculty, and staff. The Content Services Librarian will also ensure that the library materials budget is efficiently allocated and aligned with established needs, assess the library's current collections for ongoing relevance and/or historical value and continually assess the effectiveness of the collection via circulation and usage statistics.
Primary Responsibilities
  • Communicates the value of the print and electronic collections, including the Maritime Heritage collection, to the college community and beyond.
  • Manages all aspects of the print and digital serials collections, including all electronic resources.
  • Manages the cataloging process.
  • Oversees inventory, including catalog and stack maintenance.
  • Communicates with external providers including publishers, vendors, content providers, consortia, and technology suppliers via telephone, email, and in-person.
  • Works with Digital Services Librarian, Campus IT and the Educational Technologist to ensure accessibility of electronic content.
  • Works with Scholarly Communications Librarian to explore OER's and other emerging content models.
As part of the library faculty team:
  • Serves as liaison to one or more academic departments
  • Serves on various campus and SUNY-wide committees and participates in college governance
  • Participates in information literacy programs as needed
  • Creates online content to support student research (i.e. LibGuides)
  • Provides in-person and virtual reference services
  • Participates in departmental activities
  • Actively participates in scholarly work
Required Qualifications
  • MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA-Accredited Program
  • Familiarity with current collection development best practices
  • Ability to manage library materials budget
  • Strong working knowledge of modern cataloging standards, including RDA, AARC2, LCSH, and MARC21
  • Experience cataloging materials in a variety of formats
  • Experience maintaining and troubleshooting bibliographic records, including batch processing
  • Strong experience working with an Integrated Library System (Preferably Exlibris Aleph)
  • Ability to manage large scale projects
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility to adapt to new technologies
Preferred Qualifications
  • Additional graduate work
Additional Information: The Content Services Librarian is a United University Professions position. The anticipated salary range for the position $48,000 - $50,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package. Salary will commensurate with experience. Review of applications will commence immediately and conclude when position is filled.
Special Notes: This is a full time calendar year appointment UUP position. Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.
Internal and external posting to occur simultaneously
Budget Title: Assistant Librarian
Local Title: Content Services Librarian
Line #: 00583
SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see:

SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.
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

Application Instructions: Persons interested in the above position should apply online.

Please submit:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter including salary requirements
  • Contact information for three professional references.
Returning Applicants - Login to your SUNY Maritime Careers Account to check your completed application, check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents.


Friday, April 21, 2017

P/T - Archives Asst, Episcopal Church (NY)

The Archives of the Episcopal Church
Position Posting
Archives Assistant for Records Administration

The Archives of the Episcopal Church seeks a Records Administration Assistant for a part-time, temporary assignment at our New York City office. The position calls for routine records center operational tasks and special projects involving document handling and management.  For the right candidate the position offers opportunities to contribute to electronic records accession workflow development and other digital projects.  The position is available as early as May1, 2017 for an 8 to 12 week period, approximately 7 hours per week, with the possibility of an extension with increased hours.

A demonstrated knowledge of records management and/or archival methods is required.  Applicant should be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and be able to focus on details and accuracy while not losing sight of goals and time tables.  Ability to recognize and observe privacy of communication is essential.  The preferred candidate is working toward,  or holds a degree in,  archival studies or a related information management field. This position could serve as an internship for the right candidate.

Requirements include ability to lift boxes of 45 pounds weight and knowledge of basic computer programs.  Compensation is competitive with New York City area entry level archivist positions.  To apply, submit your resume, references and a writing sample to

The Archives of the Episcopal Church is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Market Research Analyst, CannonDesign (NY)

Full Description:

CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for a Market Research Analyst. We
prefer to have this position based in our New York City office but may
consider other CannonDesign locations for exceptional candidates. With this
position we seek to increase our value to our clients and improve our
positioning and market capture performance.

The Marketing Research Analyst will conduct and leverage ongoing research
and provide insight regarding markets, competitors, clients and
opportunities. Primary responsibilities will include:

- Conduct market research to evaluate industry trends, identify client
needs, determine market penetration, and analyze competitors.
- Synthesize, analyze, interpret data to provide directional insight.
- Conduct ongoing competitive analysis to ensure differentiation and
market advantage.
- Research, analyze and develop profiles of key competitors and
strategic clients.
- Contribute to the development and implementation of targeted search
strategies and identifying key global research resources.
- Leverage internal processes to catalog, communicate and share research
deliverables firm-wide.
- Work in a diverse setting across multiple markets including corporate,
healthcare, and education.
- Other duties as assigned.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor degree in Business, Marketing or
a related field. MLIS or MBA preferred. A minimum of 4 years of related
work experience required. Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite, Salesforce
or similar, business intelligence and reporting tools. Outstanding
analytical capabilities. Exceptional Internet research skills. Exceptional
verbal and written communication skills. Time management, and
organizational skills are essential. Must have the ability to work well
independently or in a team setting. Knowledge of design trends as well as
architecture, education, healthcare and/or corporate industries preferred.

As a condition of employment, all CannonDesigners are expected to complete
mandatory training, including compliance training, within required
timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.

CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are
committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment
applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national
origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected
veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal,
state, or local law. Individuals who hold legal work authorization
applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be
considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.

Please apply through the website: http://careers.cannondesign.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Systems and Information Tech Lib, Thomas J. Watson-The Met (NY)

Open position : Systems and Information Technology Librarian, Thomas J. Watson Library

The Thomas J. Watson Library in The Metropolitan Museum of Art is seeking applicants for the position of Systems and Information Technology Librarian. The Systems and Information Technology Librarian performs a variety of key activities in Watson Library's team-based environment. This position administers and maintains the library’s integrated library system and ensures its optimal performance and continuous development; manages the library’s hardware and software applications; and plays an active role in the library’s digital initiatives. This librarian is an active member of several technical services teams and provides reference and research support to library patrons. This position works collaboratively with library staff to regularly assess procedures, and develops strategies for the implementation of technologies to enhance access to the collections, to increase productivity, and to streamline workflows. This position will work collaboratively with the departments of Digital Media and Information Systems and Technology to coordinate and continuously improve library systems and services. This is an opportunity to contribute to the success of an innovative and productive art library while learning and applying new professional skills.


See for a complete description of the position and of the Museum libraries.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating how they satisfy the requirements above, a resume, and the names of three references to the following e-mail address:

Librarian, Brooklyn Public Library (NY)


Brooklyn Public Library (BPL), the nation’s 5th largest public library system, with an operating budget of over a hundred million dollars, is committed to providing the borough’s 2.5 million people with quality services, programs, and a vibrant learning environment through a network of 60 neighborhood libraries.

BPL has multiple openings for a Librarian to deliver quality library services and programs. The Librarian, under the supervision of the Neighborhood Library Supervisor, works as part of the branch team and performs basic library work for all ages with a focus on the children and young adult population.  

This position requires professional knowledge and judgment, including, but not limited to, reference and reader’s advisory services, collection development, and individual/group programming. The schedule is 35 hours per week.

Duties & Responsibilities:

·       Provides reference and reader’s advisory services for all age groups utilizing print and electronic resources

·       Develops, maintains, and promotes the collections  in the branch

·       Maintains the attractive appearance of  the branch location  through appropriate displays

·       Plans, conducts, schedules, and evaluates age-appropriate programs for  children, young adults  and adults as well as affiliated educators

·       Visits schools, neighborhood organizations, community meetings and participates in community affairs promoting Brooklyn Public Library services, collections and programs

·       Acts as an advocate for  children and young adults and their educational and social needs within the library and engages in work with schools, and other local agencies that work with this population

  • Serves on committees when necessary
  • Interprets and implements BPL policy
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited library school; Public Librarian’s Professional Certificate issued by the State of New York, required
·       General experience working with the public and diverse communities

·       Excellent customer relations and communication skills

·       Knowledge of children, young adult & adult literature and programming

·       Basic understanding of adolescent development and issues facing children & young adults in urban communities

·       Excitement in engaging, nurturing and mentoring children and young adults

·       Working knowledge of current and emerging library technology, service and programming trends and urban public library issues

·       Familiarity with internet, electronic databases, social media, and basic computer applications

·       All bilingual skills are  desirable, especially Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian & Spanish

·       Candidates must be flexible, able to handle multiple competing priorities and tasks, adaptable to change and able to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-volume environment

This position is a union position, represented by District Council 37. The salary for this position is $51,

Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Please indicate your age level specialty on the subject line.   Brooklyn Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Library Asst, CUNY (NY)

LIBRARY ASSISTANT needed at a newly established graduate school, CUNY School of Public Health, in Harlem.


• Provide administrative support for, and report to, a library faculty member.
• Work independently and grasp concepts and workflows quickly.
• Track library consultations and queries using Google software.
• Conduct impromptu training sessions and informal instruction.


• Evening shift; general hours are Monday-Wednesday, 5-10pm; Thursday 5-9pm.
• Up to 19 hours per week.
• Appointment will be from July 1st, 2017 – June 30th, 2018.
• Current student, or recent graduate, of a library/information school program.
• Tech-savvy (Microsoft Office, Google software, citation management software,
databases, etc.)
• Exceptional attention to detail and communication skills.
• Public Health background helpful, but not required.


$15 - $23 per hour, dependent on qualifications.

This is an atypical library that is largely a digital environment and houses a small print
collection; think academic startup.

Email cover letter, resume and contact information for two references to:

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Knowedge Mgmt Coordinator, Kohn Pedersen Fox (NY)

Knowledge Management Coordinator / Digital Curator

Award-winning global architecture firm headquartered in New York City seeks an organized, detail-oriented, and pro-active Knowledge Management Coordinator with good people skills and 2­-5 years of working experience, ideally in the A/E/C or Design industries.

Undertaking a brand new role at the firm, s/he will champion knowledge collection, organization, and dissemination for the firm, serving as the information custodian and resource for global practice. The Knowledge Management Coordinator will be the firm’s central resource for information so must be able to work and communicate effectively with multiple parties concurrently. As the firm’s “data champion”, s/he must be exceptionally well organized, detail-oriented and passionate about information management and knowledge sharing.

KPF is a creative, dynamic, and progressive environment and we seek a like-minded individual that is equally creative, innovative, forward-thinking, as well as communicative and service-oriented to oversee the KPF digital archives and knowledgebase across our offices around the globe. The KPF Knowledge Management Coordinator will work closely with architects, graphic designers, marketing professionals, and other colleagues globally to ensure the collective vital institutional knowledge of the company is captured and remains current and relevant to the firm as a whole. The KPF Knowledge Management Coordinator will also work closely with KPF’s programmers to fully integrate the knowledge capture onto the global intranet and disseminate this knowledge in the most judicious manner. Contributing directly with hands-on programming and UX design would be an advantage.

Tasks and Responsibilities

·         Managing the project database, the digital resource library, establishing protocols for data collection, cataloguing and curation and ensuring relevancy, timeliness and accuracy of data

·         Managing project data archiving, including conversion from paper to digital and extraction of data and content

·         Harvesting data, information, content and assets from architectural projects including post-occupancy data and metrics

·         Coordinating the knowledge sharing effort (announcements, seminars, trainings, etc.) for pro-active internal dissemination of information

·         Performing research and analysis (internal and external data) for projects and pursuits including trends, benchmarks, best practices, etc.

Skills and Experience

·         Deep knowledge of data management, metadata, organization and cataloging structures

·         Experience with database technologies

·         Familiarity with data visualization and analytics approaches useful

·         Knowledge of Content Management Systems (CMS), SharePoint preferred

·         Comfort with various software applications and strong overall technology skills

·         Some programming skills desirable (Java, XML, AngularJS, SQL)

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills

·         Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

Ideal candidate has related Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited program and 2-3 years professional experience working with data, document and digital asset management systems, knowledge capture and information management, web and database technologies. Master's in Information Science is a plus/bonus.

Previous experience and a strong interest in the Architecture/Engineering/Construction vertical or related design industries are valuable. Familiarity with the architectural profession’s concepts, practices, procedures and digital assets is ideal.

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you. Please send a cover letter, resume and work samples to: