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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Mgr of Electronic & Knowledge Svcs-Law Firm (Pro Libra) (NY)


Title:                                    Manager of Electronic and Knowledge Services for Global Law Firm
Location:                             New York City
 
Pro Libra is seeking a Manager of Electronic & Knowledge Services for the Library team of its client, a large international law firm. As part the Knowledge team, candidate must possess deep knowledge of legal and business databases, significant managerial and organizational skills and an aptitude for and interest in promoting KM and efficiency and big data tools within a law firm environment. In addition to providing top notch reference service, responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  
1.     Working with research team colleagues, provide unequaled reference service throughout all offices. Make recommendations on best resources, participate in trainings and presentations.  Participate in managing reference request database. 

2.     Mange all aspects of the vetting, purchase, implementation and maintenance of the firms’ electronic resources/research databases. This includes but is not limited to: proposing and testing new products, coordinating product trial for the attorneys, contract negotiation, managing license terms, managing and maintaining passwords, troubleshooting technical issues, liaison to vendors. Offices of direct responsibility are New York, London and Houston and in an advisory capacity to Paris and DC.  

3.     Manage Research Monitor resource tracking software.  Liaison with vendor and our IT team to identify and implement updates and enhancements. Generate reports and analyze use of firm’s electronic products. 

4.     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. 

5.     Spearhead Portal enhancement and development with team members. 

6.     Implement current awareness service to improve distribution of firm’s newsletter subscriptions.  Tabulate and present metrics to create a visualization of ROI for Library resources.  

7.     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.  

8.     Prepare orientation materials on our electronic services for all practice areas for distribution to all incoming lateral attorneys.  

9.     Manage electronic WSJ subscription, including distribution and troubleshooting. 

10.  Monitor new analytical and attorney efficiency tools in marketplace.  

Skills required:

J.D. or M.L.S.                                                                                                                                                    
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.  

Please send resumes or contact: Angela Dzikowski, Pro Libra Associates                            

Email: adzikowski@prolibra.com      800-262-0070

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Digital Svcs Librarian, NY Medical College (NY) (Re-posted)

New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY (Westchester) is seeking a Digital Services Librarian (re-posted). 


New York Medical College - Health Sciences Library
Digital Services Librarian 
 
Reporting: Associate Director, User Support, Education, and Research (USER) Services.  
 
Purpose:  The Digital Services Librarian serves the educational, research and information needs of the University community via the creation and maintenance of web-based interactive content, tutorials, and reference services that extend library education and research assistance to all students, faculty, residents, fellows and employees of New York Medical College. This is a position that requires a technology-minded librarian who will stay abreast of technology trends and provide training, support, service development and implementation in the library relative to innovations.
 
Responsibilities:  
·       Develops, maintains, and evaluates web-based content, tutorials, and online services;
·       Recommends and develops new library digital services including those for mobile devices;
·       Promotes the use of appropriate current and emerging technologies and media;
·       Serves as a member of the reference team;
·       Performs liaison responsibilities with NYMC clinical and non-clinical academic departments including developing and teaching instructional sessions, online searching, and marketing of library services;
·       Updates library web content;
·       Works closely with the library’s systems and network administrator on information delivery projects;
·       Provides innovative service development and participates in technology projects of the library;
·       Participates on various library committees as assigned;
·       Performs other duties as assigned.
 
Required:  
·       Masters degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school.
·       Knowledge of and experience using reference resources, internet resources, and other electronic products.
·       Strong interpersonal skills, a public services orientation, and demonstrated written and spoken communication skills.
·       Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
·       Ability to initiate and manage projects effectively, with attention to detail.

Desired:
  • Reference and instructional experience in a health sciences library, preferably academic;
  • Knowledgeable about sources of health sciences information, evidence based practice, and translational medicine;
  • Database design experience;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the best practices, standards in web design, and  knowledge of major  tools such as Adobe Creative Suite products and Content Management Services;
  • Ability to use web social media technologies in an educational setting; 
  • Ability to use major web programming languages and frameworks, such as HTML/CSS and learn new languages;
  • Ability to utilize software (such as Zoom and Captivate) to develop online instructional content;
  • Knowledge of  bibliographic management software, current information literacy standards and instructional best practices;
  • Knowledge of usability testing and web analytics;
  • Graphical skills;
  • Educational or experiential background in the pre-clinical or health sciences;
  • Teaching experience;
  • Certification by the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP).


To apply: Send resume with cover letter indicating position of interest to: Alicia Parrish, Employment Manager, Human Resources Department at Recruiter@nymc.edu or HR fax 914-594-4309. Candidates of interest will be contacted to schedule interviews. New York Medical College is committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. New York Medical College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 






To apply: Send resume with cover letter indicating position of interest to: Alicia Parrish, Employment Manager, Human Resources Department at Recruiter@nymc.edu or HR fax 914-594-4309. Candidates of interest will be contacted to schedule interviews. New York Medical College is committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. New York Medical College is an Equal Opportunity Employer..

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Operations Coordinator, KM and Research, BSR (NY)

Operations Coordinator, Knowledge Management and Research, BSR (NY)




Organization

BSR is a global nonprofit organization that works with its network of more than 250 member companies and other partners to build a just and sustainable world. From its offices in Asia, Europe, and North America, BSR develops sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration. Visit www.bsr.org for more information about BSR’s 25 years of leadership in sustainability.

We are proud to say that we have a team of some of the most talented and motivated people in the industry working in our global offices in Copenhagen, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

Position Overview

As part of BSR’s strategy to reinforce its operational infrastructure and enhance organizational impact within the sustainability arena, the Coordinator, Knowledge Management and Research, is an integral member of the BSR Operations team, leading on BSR’s content management, data quality assurance and control, SharePoint Online site optimization, and internal research and support.

This is an exciting time to join a growing internal team that is responsible for managing and coordinating global operations across the organization. The Coordinator will serve as the main institutional point of contact for all knowledge management and research requirements leveraging SharePoint Online and Salesforce as our internal databases and informational platforms and provide operational support related to knowledge management to achieve the milestones set forth in the 2017 Operations work plan.

The Coordinator will report to BSR’s Associate Director, Operations, based in New York City. The Coordinator will work closely with the IT team and operational points of contact across BSR’s 8 global offices. The Coordinator will also support staff worldwide to identify and address knowledge management gaps, prioritize and coordinate all requests, leverage best practices for knowledge management and research, categorize and refine the current infrastructure where relevant, and handle all related inquiries and activities. The Coordinator will be located in our New York office.

Responsibilities


Knowledge Management Administration and Analysis

  • Provides technical expertise on SharePoint Online site content configuration and maintenance to support enterprise-wide content management and to refine the information architecture in close collaboration with the IT Team
  • Reinforces best practices for knowledge management protocols and conventions as set forth by the IT and Operations teams
  • Develops and administers training modules to enhance user adoption and solicits feedback regularly to institute platform refinements
  • Performs quarterly analysis of SharePoint Online user adoption in conjunction with the BSR IT team and designs templates, workflows, and other customizations to enhance optimization of knowledge management
  • Coordinates with site administrators in adherence with the knowledge management governance structure to perform quality assurance and quality control assessments

Internal Research Coordination and Support

  • With a general understanding of sustainability issues and trends, provides research support for global teams to cross-reference project data sources and past performance references; and serves as a central coordinator for all subject-matter-related inquiries
  • Cross-references Salesforce to review past and current projects to determine the documentation available to teams for review and supports the update of informational gaps identified by teams
  • Indexes and catalogs data sources to include tagging and naming convention adherence to ensure ease of future reference and searchability and provides training to global teams to support organization-wide application
  • Maintains research request log and prioritizes issues providing appropriate and reliable response timeframes to execute; escalates to the Associate Director as needed
  • Manages the global research process for BSR’s active and archived internal content based upon the knowledge management framework and guidelines set forth by the Operations and IT teams and maintains database of all external and internal research tools and provides support to teams as needed
  • Serves as the internal advocate for user adoption of knowledge management tools and processes and builds global alliances with staff to communicate and reinforce best-in-class standards

Qualifications


  • 3-5+ years of research, knowledge management configuration and deployment, enterprise content management, and global coordination experience
  • A minimum of a bachelor degree
  • Experience with SharePoint Online required; web design and customization skills a major plus; Salesforce familiarity a plus
  • Experience with project and change management processes and user adoption best practices
  • Strong research and analytical background with the ability to quickly identify issues and provide thorough, high-quality customer service support
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills working across different cultures and time zones
  • Knowledge of and experience working on issues related to sustainability/corporate social responsibility preferred
  • Excellent English-language written and verbal communication and editing skills
  • Fluency in a 2nd language an advantage (e.g. French, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, etc.)
  • Positive attitude, teamwork and entrepreneurial mindset, proactive problem solver, highly organized, and keen attention to detail are key attributes
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Capacity to work and thrive in a growing, fast-paced entrepreneurial organization with a collaborative environment
  • High ethical standards and commitment to BSR core values of leadership, respect, and integrity

Diversity

BSR is committed to developing an inclusive work environment where diversity of thought, style, culture, and skill is valued in support of individual performance and potential, as well as our business goals and mission.



To Apply: https://bsr.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=44

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Institutional Mktg Mgr: Corp, Springer Nature (NY)

Institutional Marketing Manager: Corporate, Springer Nature (NY)


Springer Nature is one of the world’s leading global research, educational and professional publishers. It is home to an array of respected and trusted brands and imprints, with more than 170 years of combined history behind them, providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals and resources reach millions of people, helping researchers and scientists to discover, students to learn and professionals to achieve their goals and ambitions. The company has almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries.
Position Summary:

The Institutional Marketing Manager works in partnership with the corporate physical sciences sales and account development staff to increase sales by creating awareness, interest and demand for Springer Nature eProducts.  This position focuses on marketing to physical sciences markets in North America and to a global client audience for certain projects, covering Springer’s entire product portfolio. He/she is responsible for the planning and project management of all marketing activities including managing the project budgets. In partnership with the Senior Manager, Institutional Marketing & Account Development, he/she will set the strategy and create an annual marketing plan covering a wide variety of marketing activities, including: direct marketing, online marketing, social media, lead generation and event marketing. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage the annual marketing plan for a subset of the Corporate Physical Sciences markets.
  • Conduct market research to increase the understanding of the market as a whole and/or certain segments in conjunction with the market intelligence department.
  • Support lead generation/direct marketing campaigns via email, social media, advertising, telemarketing and direct mail
  • Organize conferences, events and summits.
  • Contribute to sales collateral program (global).
  • Engage in customer programs including, Library Advisory Board, Summits, Seminars and Lunch and Learns.
  • Track lead generation and ROI for designated marketing campaigns.
  • Maintain CRM as it pertains to marketing activities.
  • Participate and contribute to the sales and marketing teams' regular meetings.
  • Reports on marketing activities and budget.
  • Determine and analyze specialized needs of strategic customers; partner internally and externally to deploy marketing actions to meet these needs..
  • Provide pre and post-sales marketing support.
  • Adhoc projects as needed

Experience required:

  • Bachelor's degree with 5 or more years' experience within library/information service industry, preferably within corporate and/or physical sciences markets
  • Must possess excellent grammar and English skills
  • Creative and self sufficient
  • Excellent communicator and experienced with working in a global environment
  • Up to 30% domestic travel; mostly to professional conferences, but additionally to client sites as needed

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours.

Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is



Thursday, June 1, 2017

F/T - Content Manager, Voxgov (NY)

CONTENT MANAGER (FLATIRON)

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.

Responsibilities

• 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
Requirements
• Experience and comfort using a computer and sitting in front of a screen for the majority of the
day
• 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

Details

• The position is full-time, M-F 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
• Compensation: competitive salary
To apply: email a cover letter and resume to monica@voxgov.com