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Saturday, December 22, 2018

Deadline Extended-Lib, Naugatuck Val Com Coll (CT)

The deadline for applications has been extended to January 18, 2019.

The Max R. Traurig Library at Naugatuck Valley Community College is seeking a motivated, independent, and customer-service focused librarian for our branch campus in Danbury, CT (right on the NY border).

This newly created 12-month tenure track position will be accountable for providing library services to the students, staff, and faculty of the Danbury Campus. Reporting to the Director of Library Services, with daily reporting to the Dean of the Danbury Campus, the librarian will handle circulation and interlibrary loans and provide library instruction and reference services in Danbury, and will travel to Waterbury for biweekly library staff meetings. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

The minimum salary for this position is $63,093, approximate annual, subject to collective bargaining increase, plus excellent medical insurance, retirement and related fringe benefits.

Please see the original announcement and application instructions below to apply. Applications close January 18, 2019.

For more information about the Max R. Traurig Library, winner of the 2018 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award, please 

For more information about the Max R. Traurig Library, winner of the 2018 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award, please 

Date Posted:  November 19, 2018


POSITION:  Librarian, (Community College Professional 18), 12 Month Tenure Track Position

ANTICIPATED STARTING DATE:            Spring 2019

LOCATION:  Danbury Campus, 190 Main Street, Danbury, CT

Masters degree in Library Science together with at least one year of experience as a Librarian. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position.  They must also provide appropriate references.  Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Under the supervision of the Director of Library Services, with daily reporting to the Dean of NVCC’s Danbury campus, the Librarian is accountable for providing support to the learning mission of the College through effective performances in the following essential result areas, as assigned:  Public and Reference Services; Technical Services, Instruction; Circulation Management; and Staff Supervision.  Responsibilities will include staffing the Reference desk, teaching library instruction classes, cataloging and acquisition of materials, and providing computer-based technical support for the library on NVCC’s Danbury campus.

$63,093, approximate annual, subject to collective bargaining increase, plus excellent medical insurance, retirement and related fringe benefits.

TO APPLY: (Submit the following to the address below.  Emailed or faxed application packages will NOT be accepted)

  • Letter of Intent
  • Resume
  • Typed Employment Application (ONLY Revision dated 10/3/2018  will be accepted)
  • Official transcripts from each Degree-Granting Institution
  • Name, address and phone number of three references

Librarian Search Committee
Naugatuck Valley Community College
190 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    December 19, 2018

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA).
Naugatuck Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F.  Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Research Director, FleishmanHilliard (NY)

Research Director, New York

Position Overview and Responsibilities

FleishmanHillard has an immediate opening for a Research Director to join our thriving Global Research + Intelligence practice. FleishmanHillard, globally headquartered in St. Louis, is one of the largest integrated communications companies in the world. Our service to clients draws on expertise across more than 25 disciplines, including B2C and B2B marketing, branding, corporate reputation management, CSR, creative services, entertainment and sports, digital and social media, financial communications and investor relations, healthcare, internal communications, issues and crisis management, public affairs, and technology.

The Research Director is a client-facing professional responsible for leading research projects for medium-to-large sized accounts.  Qualified candidates will have a proven track record in market research with an emphasis on quantitative methods. The Research Director will lead project teams and provide strategic guidance throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring that projects are delivered on time and within budget. The Research Director will actively collaborate with peers to systematically evaluate and improve work processes to simultaneously improve quality of work deliverables and improve organizational productivity.

FleishmanHillard’s Global Intelligence practice serves as a strategic enabler to the broader organization by harnessing research and data analytics-driven insights to achieve client business objectives. Our work within Global Intelligence integrates primary and secondary research methods with communications measurement and data analytics.

FleishmanHillard believes a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives. We recognize that diversity and inclusion benefit our agency, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Develop strong client relationships that engender additional business opportunities within existing accounts
  • Qualify new business opportunities, distill broad requirements into details necessary to draft proposals and pricing for viable opportunities
  • Develop project execution plans and ensure that all portfolio projects are delivered on time and within budget
  • Ensure that research and measurement plans are aligned to client objectives for all portfolio projects
  • Identify the need for 3rd party market research partners; facilitate engagement with 3rd party MR partners for portfolio projects
  • Ensure that all project metrics and analytics are properly aligned to test project hypotheses
  • Ensure all project work is performed in adherence with best practices and quality standards established by the Global Intelligence practice
  • Lead teams in developing and evaluating insights and strategic recommendations based on the research and analytics compiled for portfolio projects
  • Ensure client deliverables present a coherent and compelling narrative supported by research/data
  • Moderate key client meetings and presentations of deliverables
  • Manage proposed changes to client project scope, objectives
  • Engage with the broader FH network to disseminate Global Intelligence capabilities and case studies and otherwise contribute to the firm’s fluency in research and data
  • Mentor junior colleagues, with a focus on those especially interested in quantitative research methods
  • Deliver formal training sessions to staff on various methods in research and analysis
  • Curate best practices, lessons learned from portfolio projects; collaborate with peers to recommend improvements to quality standards established for the Global Intelligence practice
  • Contribute to thought capital and new business initiatives
Key Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, statistics, economics, psychology, or related field required; graduate/advanced degree in a field of study related to the social sciences strongly preferred
  • 7-12 years of experience working with clients in a consultative manner to solve business problems using research and data analytics
  • Proven ability to successfully lead teams and deliver a portfolio of projects on time and within budget
  • Proven analytical and deductive reasoning skills; able to translate findings into meaningful positioning strategies.
  • Ability to analyze data and extract the most salient points that provide important audience or market insights.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a proven ability to translate complex information into a form accessible to non-researchers and clients
  • Capable of and confident in giving presentations to a variety of audiences.
  • Strong expertise in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Hands-on experience with PowerBI or other data visualization tools strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with Lean/Agile methods a plus
  • A consummate team player who brings a passionate, positive, high-energy approach to client service and delivering results.
To Read Full Posting & Apply:

F/T - Prospect Research Assoc, EDF (NY)

Prospect Research Associate
With world attention on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. By focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches, we tackle urgent threats with practical solutions. We are one of the world’s largest environmental organizations, with more than two million members and a staff of approximately 630 scientists, economists, policy experts, and other professionals around the world. We operate in 22 geographies with unique projects running across four programs. You will be part of a vibrant workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives, talents and contributions, where innovation and results are a way of life.

This position is based in New York, NY

Overall Function

Under the supervision of the Director, Prospect Research the Prospect Research Associate researches, analyzes, and recommends strategy for new prospects and for new opportunities with existing donors and prospects, with a focus on both Foundation and Major Gift opportunities (both in the US and internationally).

Key Responsibilities
  • Conducts reactive research and prepares briefing materials for events and meetings, with emphasis on constituents’ wealth, interests (including philanthropic interests) and relationships and analysis thereof.
  • Assesses capacity, interests, philanthropy and relationships to identify and qualify new prospective donors and assesses new opportunities with existing donors, through the following avenues:
    • Prospects suggested by staff and volunteers; also identifies/maps relationships of volunteers and deeply engaged donors for the purpose of identifying new prospects
    • Examines results of wealth and philanthropy screenings of Membership donors to identify those with potential to make major gifts.
    • Identifies potential foundation prospects from external sources including Foundation Directory Online and Chronicle of Philanthropy.
    • Identifies potential major gift prospects from external sources including the Eco-Rich List, lists of top players in key industries from which significant opportunities for support have been identified, annual reports from organizations with like programmatic focus areas, etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  •  1-2 years of experience in Prospect Research, including experience with targeted Google searches, Salesforce, LexisNexis, NOZA, Foundation Directory Online, RelSci, and other common sources.
  • Experience with analyzing Securities & Exchange Commission filings and other financial data a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to peruse large volumes of information, find the details relevant to fundraising, present findings and recommendations clearly, concisely and accurately a must.
  • Candidate must be a self-starter, detail oriented, well-organized, and able to plan and execute projects from conception to completion.
  • Ability to produce and manage multiple requests at one time is essential.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
To Read Full Posting & Apply:

Monday, December 17, 2018

Prospect Identification Analyst, Princeton U (NJ)

The Prospect Development and Research (PDR) team at Princeton University is looking for a capable individual to fill a newly created Prospect Identification Analyst position. Reporting to the Associate Director of Prospect Research, the Prospect Identification Analyst will be responsible for identifying individuals with the inclination and capacity to provide financial support to the University; gathering and presenting data from internal and external sources to inform the fundraising efforts of Advancement; and, supporting Advancement colleagues to ensure research needs are effectively addressed. Candidates will build collaborative relationships, communicate effectively, maintain strict confidentiality, accommodate shifting priorities, and meet deadlines within a customer-service oriented environment.

PDR is part of the University Advancement team and  is responsible for providing information integral to the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of alumni and friends of the University in support of the University’s fundraising efforts.


  • Develop a prospect identification strategy, program, and schedule to support University fundraising priorities.
  • Using advanced online databases, internet and other reference sources, identify individuals with sufficient financial capacity and/or inclination to make major gifts to the University.
  • Provide background information, financial data, and capacity evaluations on potential prospects to inform the fundraising efforts of Advancement.
  • Complete industry, employment, wealth list, and cohort reviews to ensure robust prospect pipeline development.
  • Generate fundraising priority and/or cohort specific lists, as required.
  • Oversee annual and ad-hoc electronic wealth screenings, manage preparation of data for screening, review and evaluate screening results, and identify prospects for research.
  • Assess, maintain, and forecast screening usage data for annual vendor negotiation.
  • Contribute to PDR initiatives and participate in annual department projects such as parents review; assist with special projects as needed, and meet project deadlines.
  • Ensure the integrity of research and prospect information within the Advancement database; monitor targets, transactions, and other events.
  • Review online and print publications and contribute prospect-related or industry-specific articles to weekly department newsletter distributed to Advancement staff.


Essential Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of one to three years of experience in a research, analytical, or information specialist role within an academic, nonprofit, corporate, or consulting setting.
  • Excellent attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to use technology to gather, interpret, organize, and present data.
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to interact effectively with diverse groups and maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Organizational skills to work on simultaneous projects independently or in a team, accommodate shifting priorities, and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of Sharepoint and Ellucian Advance, or other fundraising management or CRM system.
  • Understanding of philanthropy (mission, practice, trends) and fundraising practices (the development cycle, prospect management policies and practices).
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the values and mission of Princeton University and higher education and the goals and guiding principles of Advancement.
To Read Full Posting & Apply:


F/T - Assoc Mgr for Bk Conservation, The Met (NY)

The Thomas J. Watson Library in The Metropolitan Museum of Art is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Associate Manager for Book Conservation (Full-time, 5 days/week). This position is a special opportunity to contribute to the success of an innovative and productive art library at a world-class museum while learning and applying new skills.

The Associate Manager for Book Conservation plays the key role in managing the workflow of library materials that receive conservation treatment (3,600 items received major or minor treatment last year). This position reviews special collections purchase on a weekly basis to determine appropriate housing and storage. It maintains statistics on all book conservation activities; monitors and orders all supplies; maintains effective vendor relations; reviews all purchase and PCard transactions; and monitors the budget.  This position provides basic hands-on treatment and physical processing of library collections. The Associate Manager serves as a liaison between book conservation and Acquisitions and Technical Services in the library, and with Museum staff. This position is the point person for book conservation’s many specialized vendors. It will participate in collection surveys and staff training and disaster preparedness; and with outreach and training programs that promote the preservation of the collection.


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:



·         Manages workflow of collection materials sent to book conservation for treatment

·         Serves as a liaison to staff in library departments such as acquisitions, technical services, and circulation

·         Serves as a point of contact for curatorial department staff

·         Assists with disaster planning and recovery and serve as a member of the Disaster Response Team

·         Manages and tracks Book Conservation expenditures and report to Finance Manager

·         Tracks Book Conservation treatment statistics and compiles Quarterly Reports on treatments and other activities

·         Participates in public presentations, lab tours, and development events, as needed

·         Trains and supervises conservation volunteers and interns in the processing of library materials and basic conservation procedures and processing

·         Participates in Watson Library instruction and book handling program for staff, interns, and volunteers

·         Maintains, orders and organizes conservation lab supplies  and related storage areas

·         Performs physical processing of newly acquired library materials to make them shelf-ready



·         Creates and maintains documentation concerning conservation workflows and procedures

·         Meets regularly with staff in other library departments to establish and maintain workflows for different categories of materials and decide on treatment and housing for unusual items (artist books, oversize materials)

·         Creates preservation enclosures

·         Collaborates on the conservation review of library material for  digitization projects

·         Creates and tracks requisitions and purchase orders

·         Updates Workday with receipts and expense descriptions

·         Maintains accurate purchase records and reports periodically to library Finance Manager

·         Tracks book conservation treatment statistics and reports to Preservation Librarian, imports to integrated library statistics

·         Compiles quarterly report of department statistics and activities

·         Maintains staff, intern, and volunteer schedule and contact information

·         Trains all new Watson staff, interns, and volunteers in proper book handling procedures

·         Assists in preparation and installation of library exhibits. ,

·         With the Manager for Library Administration, manages the workflow of items being prepared for exhibition and assists with documentation including condition reports for exhibited, loaned, or borrowed collection materials


·         Performs basic conservation treatments such as tip-ins, protective covers, enclosures, and encapsulation

·         Supervises labeling of outgoing materials

·         Provides service at Watson registration desk (2 hours  per week)

·         Works four Saturdays per year


Experience and Skills:

·         Ability to work effectively, both collaboratively and independently, in a service-driven environment required and working in a collaborative environment required

·         Experience in public service and training others preferred

·         Demonstrated proficiency in book handling and making simple hand bookbindings and preservation enclosures required

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Commitment to fostering a workplace culture of teamwork, diversity, and inclusion.

·         Experience in budget management

·         Experience with Microsoft Office suite


Knowledge and Education:

·         Hand bookbinding training from work experience or professional training required

·         BFA and/or MLS preferred


The Metropolitan Museum of Art provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or domestic partner status, genetic information, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity, HIV status, military status and any other category protected by law in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

F/T - Reader Svcs Lib, Suffolk Co Comm Coll (NY)

Instructor/Assistant Professor - Reader Services Librarian

Announcement is hereby made for a full-time, tenure track, 10-month appointment, beginning the fall 2019 semester on the Michel J. Grant Campus in Brentwood. Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of degree and career programs.


This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the College.


Job Description: 

The Reader Services Librarian is responsible for planning, promoting and teaching information literacy, providing reference services, and developing print and electronic resources and services.  General responsibilities include:

·         Teach students critical thinking skills in finding, using and evaluating library information resources.

·         Work with discipline faculty to infuse information literacy across the curriculum.

·         Design web-based instructional materials to provide library instruction for online classes.

·         Provide in-person and online reference services to students and faculty.

·         Collaborate on projects to assess information literacy initiatives, library services and/or resources.

·         Collection management and liaison outreach in assigned subject areas.

·         Develop library programs for students and faculty such as workshops, demonstrations, and pop-up events.

·         Actively engage in networking and professional development through local/regional organizations.

·         Other duties as assigned by the Campus Head Librarian.

·         Teaches assigned courses in accordance with description published in the College catalog and the approved course outline.

·         Incorporate an appreciation of diverse lifestyles, cultures and perspectives into courses.

·         Engages in assessment of college-wide learning outcomes and demonstrates the use of the results of these assessments in courses.

·         Active participation in departmental, campus and College committees/meetings.

·         Academic advisement and curriculum development.

·         Demonstration of professional development/scholarly work in the discipline.




ALA accredited Master’s Degree in Library Science is required.  The successful candidate must have the ability to adapt to changing library and campus priorities.  Excellent communication skills (oral, written, and teaching); organizational skills; a collaborative and creative working style, ability to assist patrons with diverse academic abilities and skills, and a commitment to information literacy within a student-centered academic library are essential. Willingness to maintain current awareness on trends in academic libraries, library resources, and teaching and learning is essential to the position.


This full-time position is scheduled from Monday through Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.



Second Master’s degree in a subject field or pursuit of a unified program of study beyond the MLS.

Professional-level, academic library experience.

Teaching experience.

Experience programming events on STEM or makerspace related topics.

Step 1

Click on the following link:

Step 2

Select position #18-99 and read the description.

Step 3

Click Apply Online to submit resume and cover letter.


The New York State Retirement and Social Security Law requires retirees of a public pension plan within the State or City of New York to disclose prior public employment and pension plan history for the purpose of establishing a retiree’s eligibility for employment.



The exact salary will be determined by prior experience and placement on the salary scale negotiated by the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College.