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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:


Friday, March 17, 2017

DAM Manager, Elland Road Partners (NY)

DAM Manager Position

Position will service a premier privately held real estate development company through Elland Road Partners, an editorial consulting firm

Key Qualifications

*      Demonstrated success working with digital assets
*      Demonstrated commitment going above and beyond to help customers, system users, and patrons
*      Proven success as a key member of a team
*      Able to apply sound judgment while working independently within tight deadlines
*      Outstanding attention to detail and commitment to excellence
*      Possession of articulate communication skills; ability to forge trusting relationships within a diverse team
*      Fanatical about creating order from disorder
*      Hands-on technical experience with library systems, content management systems (CMSs), or other large searchable databases used in the creation of web pages, media, or research
*      Knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud products
*      MSLIS degree from accredited institution or comparable experience (2-5 years)


*      Become immersed in workplace environment to gain a thorough understanding of business needs
*      Identify unique ways to organize and manage the entire digital asset life cycle from creation to distribution, production, and archiving
*      Demonstrate understanding of legal issues around asset use and create solutions that serve business, creative, and legal requirements
*      Assist with the creation of case studies/user stories and reporting/user acceptance testing (UAT) to identify and prioritize requirements and workflow
*      Participate in the development and maintenance of asset metadata models incorporating industry standards and organization's unique requirements
*      Understand tools available internally and externally to devise flexible solutions while making our process more efficient
*      Develop a thorough understanding of overall user needs to suggest solutions that work for individual stakeholders
*      Conduct DAM user training for different audiences, both internal and external
*      Participate in larger DAM enterprise direction and solutions
*      Present products of work and reporting to Digital Asset Manager or Supervisor
*      Support outside vendors and contractors working with DAM
*      Provide excellent service and support to those using DAM, arranging, describing, preserving, and providing easy and efficient access to digital assets

Please respond with resume, references and LinkedIn profile to Elland Road Partners:

Web Services Librarian, Rutgers Univ. (NY)

 Web Services Librarian, Rutgers Univ. (NY)

The Rutgers University Libraries is looking for a user-focused Web Services librarian to help coordinate our website and web-based services in our new Shared User Services unit.  This is a new position within the recently formed Shared User Services (SUS) unit, a dynamic and innovative team of library faculty and staff responsible for coordinating shared user services including the Libraries website, discovery infrastructure, online reference and shared instruction activities, and digital projects. This position will be responsible for coordinating the planning, design, maintenance, and evaluation of the Libraries web presence in order to improve the user experience, particularly for using the Libraries resources and services.
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P/T - Metadata Librarian, Jewish Theological Seminary (NY)

Metadata Librarian

The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) is currently seeking a part-time (24 hours per week) Metadata Librarian for The JTS Library. The Metadata Librarian is responsible for creating descriptive metadata to make library collection and information resources more discoverable.  It is under the supervision of the Director of Library Services.

About The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary:
The Library of The Jewish Theological Seminary holds the foremost collection of Judaica and Hebraica in the Western Hemisphere, including manuscripts, rare printed books, periodicals, ephemeral materials, musical scores, sound recordings, moving images, graphic arts, and archives. It provides access to subscription databases and to its digital collections. The JTS Library serves the students and faculty of the institution in addition to the international community of scholars in Jewish studies and related areas. Please visit our web site at<>.


·        Creates descriptive metadata for the digital library. This includes descriptions of digital images of manuscripts, recordings, films, EAD finding aids and other visual material.

·        Ingest metadata into digital assets management system.

·        Catalogs specific item as needed.

·        Serves on the processing and digital library teams.

Minimum Requirements:

·        ALA-accredited MLS/MLIS or equivalent required.

·        Proficiency in Jewish studies and Hebrew.

·        Proficiency in current Library cataloging standards and practices, RDA, LCSH, MARC21, Dublin Core, METS and EAD

·        Excellent knowledge of Oxygen, ExLibris ALEPH500 and DigiTool, OCLC Connexions and Archivist Toolkit.

·        Ability to work creatively, and effectively in a team environment and independently.

·        Aptitude for complex, analytical work with attention to detail.

·        Excellent organizational and time-management skills; and ability to communicate orally and in writing.

·        Ability to train special project staff, when necessary.

·        Demonstrated 1- 2 years experience producing original cataloging and metadata creation in an academic library.

Application Instructions:

Please send your resume and cover letter by Monday, March 27, 2017 to

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Archive Project Asst, NYC Health + Hospitals (NY)

Archive Project Assistant

New York City Health + Hospitals is the nation's preeminent public health system. Including its antecedent forms, it has served the City for almost 300 years. The Fund for Health + Hospitals has initiated a Heritage Project to identify, gather, and organize into an archive materials related to the public hospital system serving New York City. This repository will trace the individual development and contributions of each facility and ensure ongoing visibility of their many contributions to public health.

The Heritage Project for New York City’s Health + Hospitals is currently looking for an experienced Archive Project Assistant to help support daily office operations and collection processing. The ideal candidate will be required to:

     Organize and maintain documents related to the Heritage Project
     Conduct research on historical artifacts using traditional and electronic search methods
     Coordinate project-related meetings
     Ensure the timely procurement and delivery of project supplies
     Assist the project director with coordinating all intern activity including related paperwork and schedules
     Create project updates for posting on social media sites
     Assist with collection processing
     Assist with all areas of project as requested

Minimum Requirements:

v  Experience processing archival collections
     Prior administrative/office experience
     Extremely organized and detail-oriented.
     Strong interpersonal skills
     Demonstrated ability to work independently and keep multiple assignments moving forward
     Very strong verbal and written communication skills
     Effective teamwork and coordinating skills.

Position Duration: 
This position is full time with a 1 year contract.

Compensation is competitive.

Application Process: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For immediate consideration please submit cover letter and resume to Archive Project Assistant in the subject line. Please, no phone calls.

Monday, March 6, 2017

Health Science Librarian, Stony Brook Univ (NY)

Health Science Librarian, Stony Brook Univ (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 sizable 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 integrated 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: Health Science LibrarianREF#: F-9730-16-12
Budget Title: Senior Assistant Librarian/Associate LibrarianFaculty Position
Department: LibraryCampus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Required Qualifications: ALA accredited Master degree of Library/Information sciences. Master's degree in a science or health sciences related field. Two or more years of experience as a full-time science or health science librarian in a higher education institution. Excellent communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with evidence-based practice instruction, journal club or grand rounds. Evidence of grant and publication ability. Demonstrated ability to work collegially and cooperative with others in a team environment. 

Responsibilities & Requirements: The Health Science Librarian will be responsible for the following:
  • Explore and develop new methods for supporting biomedical research at Stony Brook University and to create and support collaborative departments within the University.
  • Promote the ongoing development of the clinical medicine and biomedical sciences collections.
  • Explore and develop new methods for supporting biomedical research at Stony Brook University and to create and support collaborative departments within the University.
  • Provide research support through consultation, training, current awareness, and service development. Build relationships with bench researchers and clinicians through effective participation in clinical librarian and other informational programs.
  • Served as the liaison to programs in biomedical research, bioinformatics, neurobiology, clinical medicine, bioengineering, and medical translational sciences.
  • Work directly with faculty on systematic reviews, grant applications, and special projects/presentations.
  • Assist research faculty in developing interdisciplinary collections, promote collaborative research for the Health Science and Life Science departments, assist faculty with curation of data sets for the Stony Brook research enterprise and Institutional Repository.
  • Promote the ongoing development of the clinical medicine and biomedical sciences collections.

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. Stony Brook University is 100% tobacco-free as of January 1, 2016. See our policy and learn more at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to guarantee consideration, please apply by 04/04/2017.

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 S1403B
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3300
Fax# 631-632-7116
E-mail: Library_BL_F97301612@ 

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 07/04/2017, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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