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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

F/T - Reference Manager, Simpson Thacher (NY)

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett is seeking to hire a Reference Manager. This position is located in NYC.


The Manager-Reference is responsible for managing a staff of Reference Librarians and for responding to requests from lawyers and other staff for general, legal, and company information.


• Manage a staff of Reference Librarians
• Respond to requests and provide reference services to lawyers, paralegals, and staff from all of the Firm's offices in a timely manner
• Maintain awareness of key resources and technologies in the Firm's practice areas
• Stay abreast of current library trends through continuing education
• Oversee all incoming requests and staff's responses to all legal inquiries and corporate information requests, such as cited material, legislative and regulatory tracking, foreign and international material, jurisdiction, SEC filings, analyst reports and company information verification
• Mediate and take corrective action with staff as needed; perform yearly performance evaluations
• Maintain daily attendance, punctuality and approved vacation requests via Day Off Tracking system
• Perform other duties as assigned

• Master’s degree in Library Science required

• N/A


• 6 to 10 years of relevant experience required
• Ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing
• Knowledge of the print legal research bibliography
• Knowledge of how to search legal research resources including Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg, BloombergLaw, Lex Machina, Thomson One, Hoover's, D&B, and the various SEC filings search resources
• Ability to identify complex problems, make determinations and implement effective solutions
• Ability to work independently, determine priorities and coordinate workflow effectively

• N/A

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Digital Publishing Coordinator, Practising Law Inst (NY)

Digital Publishing Coordinator


Practising Law Institute (“PLI”), an innovative leader in legal education programs and services, is searching for an experienced professional to fill the role of Digital Publishing Coordinator. This position requires a Bachelor's degree as well as a background in liberal arts or social science. PLI’s client base includes a large array of prestigious law firms, corporations and government agencies. 

This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys working with technology and is excited by the advances being made in electronic publishing.


The Digital Publishing Coordinator is responsible for the ongoing conversion of Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) publications from electronic Word files into various electronic outputs through the RSuite content management system. These include legal treatises, practice guides, and answer books, which are distributed under PLI’s publishing imprint, PLI Press. Reporting to the Publishing Production Manager and under the direction of the Director, Digital Publishing, the successful candidate will “set up” PLI Press publications in the RSuite CMS, which will require that he/she review and confirm the accuracy of styled Word documents and convert them to required output files, such as XML, HTML, ICML, ePub, and Mobi.


  • Project setup: Responsible for creating new book projects in RSuite CMS for over 100 updates, new editions, and newly published PLI Press titles published annually, including entering metadata, and incorporating and arranging new and non-updated book components.

  • Running conversions: In consultation with the Manager and the Director, the Electronic Publishing Coordinator will be responsible for identifying the book components to be generated in-house for each book project in accordance with PLI’s publishing schedule, and using RSuite CMS to convert styled MS Word book manuscript into required electronic file outputs, such as XML, HTML, Mobi, and ePub.

  • Quality checking/troubleshooting: Checking all files produced through RSuite CMS to ensure quality; performing basic troubleshooting; reporting errors encountered in the RSuite platform, file conversions, and output files; tracking reported issues; and seeing issues to speedy resolution.

  • Delivering file outputs: Where necessary, delivering assembled, styled MS Word manuscript to Production and/or Editorial teams at the start of the book update process; and delivering finalized, quality checked file outputs to internal and external recipients, including colleagues within and outside the Publishing division, as well as production and licensing vendor partners, via email, FTP, or CMS interface.

  • Enforcing organizational standards: Enacting and enforcing RSuite-related organizational standards, including the RSuite book project initial setup; the organization within RSuite of file outputs produced using RSuite; and the organization within RSuite of file outputs produced by external production vendors, but stored within RSuite.

  • Styling Word manuscript: Where necessary, and as permitted by the production schedule, assisting in the application of styles to book manuscript contained within PLI’s MS Word templates.

  • Maintaining MS Word templates: Maintaining master versions of PLI Press’s MS Words templates; and ensuring that templates, including template styles, macros, and similar custom components, are complete, and up to date.

  • Other tasks as assigned.


  • A Bachelor's degree required. Background in liberal arts or social science preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in electronic book publishing production, preferably in professional or educational publishing, including hands-on experience in creating, quality checking, and troubleshooting obstacles to successful electronic publishing file outputs. Would also consider candidates with MLS background and relevant experience.
  • Must have a combination of education and work experience in publishing-related markup languages and file formats, such as XML, ePub, and Mobi.
  • Demonstrated initiative; a self-starter.
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented.
  • Experience with RSuite CMS or similar publishing conversion software strongly preferred.

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P/T - Adjunct Ref Librarian, SUNY-Old Westbury

SUNY at Old Westbury is seeking an Adjunct Reference Librarian.

The Adjunct Reference Librarian will work part-time during the Fall & Spring semesters. 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: 10-15 hours/week.
Schedule: one or two evening shifts and one weekend shift
Start Date: ASAP


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 SUNY; Comfort with a wide range of technologies, including LibGuides, 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:

Antonia Di Gregorio
Library Director
SUNY Old Westbury Library

P/T - Adult Svcs Librarian, White Plains Lib (NY)

Be​ ​a​ ​part​ ​of​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​most​ ​exciting​ ​libraries​ ​in​ ​New​ ​York!

The​ ​ White​ ​Plains​ ​Public​ ​Library, in White Plains, NY,​ ​seeks​ ​a​ ​part-time​ ​Adult​ ​ Services​ ​Librarian​ ​to​ ​work​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Hub,​ ​the​ ​Library’s​ ​ new destination ​ ​for​ ​residents​ ​and​ ​business​ ​people​ ​working​ ​in​ ​the​ ​ downtown​ ​area.​ ​​ ​We​ ​are​ ​seeking​ ​individuals​ ​who​ ​love working​ ​with​ ​the​ ​public​ ​and​ ​technology—and​ ​take​ ​pride​ ​in​ ​delivering​ ​great​ ​customer​ ​service.

Hours ​ ​include​ ​selected​ ​weekdays​ ​3:00-7:00pm​ ​and​ ​every​ ​Saturday​ ​1:00-5:00pm​ ​for​ ​a​ ​total​ ​of​ ​12hrs/weekly.​

Starting salary:​ ​$22.50​ ​per​ ​hour.​ ​Master’s​ ​Degree​ ​in​ ​Library​ ​Science ​ ​required​ ​and​ ​Spanish​ ​language​ ​skills​ ​preferred.

Duties​ ​include,​ ​but​ ​are​ ​not​ ​limited​ ​to:
  • provide​ ​reference​ ​and​ ​reader’s​ ​advisory
  • assist​ ​patrons​ ​with​ ​a​ ​range​ ​of​ ​software​ ​[Microsoft,​ ​Corel​ ​WordPerfect​ ​Office,​ ​Open​ ​Office]
  • assist​ ​in​ ​e-book​ ​and​ ​basic​ ​computer​ ​skills​ ​one-on-one​ ​training
  • carry​ ​out​ ​other​ ​tasks​ ​as​ ​needed
If​ ​interested,​ ​please​ ​email​ ​cover​ ​letter,​ ​résumé​ ​and​ ​references​ ​to:
Tim​ ​ Baird,​ ​Manager​ ​of​ ​Adult​ ​Services,​ ​​
Please​ ​put​ ​“Librarian​ ​Opening” ​ ​in​ ​the​ ​subject​ ​line.

Applications​ ​will​ ​be​ ​accepted​ ​until​ ​the​ ​position​ ​is​ ​filled.

The​ ​City​ ​of​ ​White​ ​Plains​ ​is​ ​an​ ​Equal​ ​Opportunity​ ​Employer

Thursday, November 16, 2017

F/T - Market Data Mgmt Sr Assoc, Fed'l Reserve Bk of NY (NY)

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is seeking an experienced Market Data Management Senior Associate for its Research and Statistics Group. This position is located in NYC.


The Data & Electronic Content Information Specialist is responsible for providing support in guiding acquisitions and electronic content from request through receipt. This role works with Bank staff to identify, acquire, and manage data and electronic content to meet time sensitive research needs. The Data & Electronic Content Specialist informs and contributes to the assessment and acquisitions process by serving as the first point of contact for data investigation, assisting with product evaluations, coordinating with data catalogers to capture key meta-data, and acting as a liaison to the offices involved in the acquisition process. This position works closely with staff throughout the licensing process including economists, vendors, technical, Legal , Procurement, and Bank and System wide data workgroups.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Serve as facilitator/coordinator of data product knowledge for the Bank
  • Support the development of data products and data catalogs available through the Bank and System
  • Share knowledge of existing data products in the market and understand the current state and trends in data services and analysis tools
  • Investigate product alternatives
  • Negotiate competitive pricing with vendors for requested data product
  • Communicate information about services and data sets so that customers are able to search, browse and discover metadata of available datasets that meet their needs
  • Coordinate and/or participate with data product demos and vendor training
  • Collaborate with peers System wide to promote efficiencies and information sharing
  • Build relationships with vendors for improved customer service and communications of existing and new data products, services, and tools
  • Experienced Market Data Manager and/or Master’s Degree in Library & Information Science from an ALA accredited institution
  • 5-7 years of data management experience, ideally in an investment bank or academic environment.
  • Knowledge of major data providers and their products (for example: S&P, Thomson Reuters)
  • Strong familiarity with economics, banking, finance related information/data resources
  • Experience in negotiating contracts and pricing for data and electronic content
  • Knowledge of meta-data standards and best practices
  • Strong decision making skills using independent judgment, including the ability to approach problems creatively and implement new ideas
  • Ability to work well in a collaborative team-based environment and independently, as required
  • Ability to supervise the work of others including delegating work
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and track workflow efficiently. Strong multi-tasker.
  • Hands on experience with major commercial data products is a plus

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Curriculum Support Specialist, CUNY-John Jay Coll (NY)

Curriculum Support Specialist in New York, New York


John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), is an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice, committed to the advancement of justice and just societies under the leadership of its new President, former U.S. Assistant Attorney General, Karol V. Mason. It is a public liberal arts institution that enriches the learning experience by highlighting themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Located steps from Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of New York City, the College offers bachelors and masters degrees and participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Over the past 12 years, the college has experienced unprecedented faculty hiring and expansion of its curricular offerings. In 2011, the college opened a new 600,000 square foot building with a black-box theater, state-of-the-art lab space, a moot court, and a variety of virtual learning settings.

Reporting to the Executive Academic Director of Undergraduate Studies, in addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the Curriculum Support Specialist will have the following responsibilities:

Supports the college's undergraduate curriculum development process.

Assists with supporting faculty in the development course, program and policy proposals.

Prepares reports on curriculum actions and acts as resource regarding compliance with federal, state, and university requirements.

Works with academic departments to prepare for and coordinate periodic program reviews.

Oversees maintenance of curriculum records including curriculum architecture documentation; library of course, program, and policy proposals; undergraduate bulletin; curriculum web pages.

Oversees preparation and distribution of materials for curriculum committees; collects and maintains records of committee actions.

Works with Director of Educational Partnerships to prepare articulation agreements and joint degree programs and maintain relationships with community college partners.

Conducts internet and/or database research and performs basic systems queries to locate information related to department activities.


Bachelor's Degree and four years' relevant experience required.


Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, Library Science, or related field preferred.

Experience in Academic Advising or Registrar preferred.

Demonstrated commitment to student success.

Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Detail oriented, strong communication skills, ability to work with faculty, customer service orientation.

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and facility with learning new software.

Excellent writing skills.


Participates in the daily coordination of academic and administrative activities of a College's specialized academic program under management direction.

Supports program development, student service delivery, outcome evaluation and instructor/student recruitment, enrollment, and retention.

Recommends, implements and evaluates strategies to expand program offerings

Prepares analytical and statistical reports for management

Develops and maintains relationships with various College offices to improve student and faculty services

Serves as resource expert regarding program policies and procedures

Oversees office recordkeeping; manages updates of program web and print materials

May supervise office operations and/or department budget

Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: Academic Program Specialist


Higher Education Assistant




$51,126 – $63,617.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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Review of resumes to begin November 8, 2017. Posting closes on November 23, 2017.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Curriculum Support Specialist

Job ID: 17707

Location: John Jay College

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Library Data & Information Specialist, Nassau Lib System (NY)

Job Announcement: Library Data & Information Specialist

The Nassau Library System (NLS), headquartered in Uniondale, NY, is seeking a curious and proactive individual who loves to organize data and communicate information for this newly-created position.
The Library Data & Information Specialist reports to the Assistant Director and works with multiple departments. The primary responsibilities of the position are to: 
  • Conduct surveys and collect and analyze data relevant to NLS and member library programs, services, and business operations.
  • Present and explain data and data trends both in person and in written reports, charts, graphs, and other data visualizations; Distribute findings to stakeholders and produce relevant web content.
  • Prepare pricing information for products cooperatively purchased by NLS for distribution to member libraries and confirm orders. 
  • Review member library annual report data, applications for Public Library Construction Aid, and other information for accuracy and adherence to state guidelines.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Education and Experience – MLS degree preferred but will consider applicants with relevant skills and experience; Bachelor’s degree required; Demonstrated experience collecting, analyzing, and presenting data.
  • Technology – Fluency with with Microsoft Office suite (including advanced Excel skills) and online survey tools; Experience using web content management systems (particularly WordPress) strongly preferred; Ability to represent data in charts, graphs, and other visualizations.
  • Communication and Organization – Communicates effectively verbally and in writing; Attentive to detail; Self-motivated to handle multiple assignments independently and also able to work as part of a team.
View the complete job description at:

Starting salary is $55,000 - $65,000 with excellent benefits including New York State pension system, medical and dental insurance, and paid vacation, personal, and sick leave.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled with preference given to applications received by November 29, 2017. Applications should be submitted via email and must include a cover letter and a résumé. Email applications to: