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Friday, February 23, 2018

Rsrch & Knowl Digital Train'g Coordin'r, Skadden (NY)


Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom is looking for a Research & Knowledge Digital Training Coordinator to be responsible for the design, content and implementation of new and ongoing research training initiatives and programs for attorneys and support staff to ensure further development and growth. The Research & Knowledge Digital Training Coordinator will collaborate with both practice and support departments throughout the Firm to identify ways to improve and maximize attorney and staff use of research products.
  • Responsible for the design, content and implementation of new and ongoing research training initiatives and programs for attorneys and support staff to ensure further development and growth.
  • Develops core summer, fall and other attorney training programs for the Department.
  • Collaborates with R&KS and Knowledge Strategy staff to prepare presentations and materials for orientations and other training sessions.
  • Develops instructional methodologies, secures necessary resources and participation by attorneys/staff and obtains feedback to improve the effectiveness of future training programs.
  • Works with R&KS Project Manager to identify training needs and support Knowledge Strategy initiatives.
  • Coordinates with Attorney Development, practice leaders and other Firm support departments to meet the Firm's education needs.
  • Ensures that jurisdictional requirements are met for CLE programs when necessary.
  • Designs instructor materials (slides, course outlines, background material, instructional materials and training aids).
  • Observes and evaluates effectiveness of training programs and recommends adjustments for improvement.
  • Creates and maintains Firm-wide training calendar of R&KS and Knowledge Strategy resources.
  • Coordinates onsite and remote training from vendor reps for R&KS and other departments.
  • Creates database- and content-specific instructional videos for the Firm's intranet.
  • Assists with onboarding of new R&KS staff.
  • Works with R&KS managers and staff to create uniform research best practices and resource guides.
  • Provides advice on self-service solutions using the Firm's electronic resources.
  • Monitors email on Firm issued mobile device while out of the office and during off hours.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to create and conduct training presentations
  • Proficiency in presentation software tools such as GoToMeeting and WebEx
  • Proficiency in screen capture video tools such as Camtasia
  • Current awareness of knowledge and information technology developments
  • Experience in using research databases
  • Proven ability in using WYSIWYG web page editors
  • Thorough competency with relevant Firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Knowledge of Firm operation, policies and procedures
  • Excellent formal and informal presentation skills
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Demonstrates a courteous and professional demeanor and prioritizes a highly positive, customer-service approach
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs

Experience/Education

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum two years' of progressively responsible experience in training or digital education

To Read Full Posting:
https://www.skadden.com/careers/staff/opportunities/new-york/rk-digital-training-coordinator-2122018

To Apply:
Please send all resumes and questions to Sasha Martin (Sasha.Martin@skadden.com), the generalist handling recruitment for this position.





F/T - Systems & Tech'l Svcs Lib, Raritan Vall Comm Coll (NJ)

The Evelyn S. Field Library at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg, NJ is seeking applicants for a Systems & Technical Services Librarian position. This is a 10-month, tenure-track faculty position that begins Aug. 23, 2018. Candidates experienced with OCLC systems, especially OCLC Worldshare Management System, are highly encouraged to apply.  

Job Description:
The Systems & Technical Services Librarian is responsible for implementing, maintaining, and training staff in the use of the library management system and oversight of the Library's Technical Services department. The Systems & Technical Services Librarian manages collection development, acts as liaison to academic departments, and serves on library and college committees. This position is also the College Archivist.
The Systems & Technical Services Librarian is responsible for providing reference services to library patrons within the library, over the phone, and using the library's email and chat service.  The Systems & Technical Services Librarian will teach information literacy sessions for the IL program and for liaison departments. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.

Responsibilities included, but not limited to:
Maintain and oversee the library management system.
Work closely with the Electronic Resources & Web Services Librarian to maintain library technologies, for example, authentication, server, and various system configurations.
Serve as liaison to the library management system vendor and campus technology services.
Knowledge of cataloging principles, including MARC and RDA, and ability to catalog original materials.
Oversee collection development, including library materials budget, inventory, and statistics.
Analyze reports generated by the library management system to assess collection usage patterns.
Serve as liaison to academic departments.
Maintain college archives, including digitization of appropriate materials and creating finding aids.
Represent the Library on academic and college-wide committees.
Participate in the Library's Instruction and Reference Program.
Supervise support staff members in the Technical Services Department.
Eligible to serve in the rotating position of Library Chair.

Requirements:
An M.L.S. degree or equivalent from a graduate school of library science accredited by the American Library Association.
Teaching experience.
Experience in Systems Librarianship and/or Technical Services.
Preferred Additional Qualifications:
Supervisory experience.
Teaching experience at the college level.
Knowledge of OCLC systems.

Application Instructions:
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.
Please submit a cover letter, current resume/vita and unofficial transcripts online by clicking the "apply now" button. Applications received by April 1, 2018 will be considered in the first review of applicants. 

Initial salary and rank will be based on the successful candidate's educational qualifications and professional experience. The College also offers an attractive employee benefits package.

We regret that we are unable to respond individually to each application. Applicants chosen for further consideration will be contacted directly.

To Read Full Posting and Apply:
https://rvcc.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=94780



F/T - Knowledge Mgt Specialist, Girl Scouts (NY)

Girl Scouts USA is seeking a Knowledge Management Specialist for its national headquarters in NYC.


Reporting to the Vice President of Membership and Customer Platforms, the Knowledge Management Specialist will support the development and adoption of customer service platforms and knowledge sharing critical to GSUSA and nationwide council staff, as well as provide capacity building to multiple projects that support functions for ongoing training of councils for the CEI initiative. They collaborate with staff throughout the organization and with local councils to ensure the healthy scaling of effective business practices throughout our network of 112 councils.

This specialist oversees the Knowledge Management enterprise business process work-streams for Girl Scouts of the USA (National Organization) and 112 local Girl Scouts councils across the country. This role will reside in the Customer Office department with a focus on supporting councils and other constituents in delivering Girls Scouts programming to girls. 

You Will

  • Assist in developing and delivering staff trainings.
  • Ensure efficiency and effectiveness for disseminating best practices and changes to processes (relative to CEI) across GSUSA and the Movement.
  • Serve as thought leader on customer service and training implementation systems.
  • Standardize national communication protocols and technology systems.
  • Deliver trainings for knowledge sharing tools and technology.
  • Help identify and standardize national communication protocols and technology systems used for sharing data across the Girl Scouts Movement.
  • Provide case management support for knowledge sharing tools.
  • Support facilitation of the Council Thought Partner group for WalkMe.

You Need

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Adult Learning, Knowledge Management, customer care or related fields strongly preferred, or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Knowledge Management, customer care or case management.
  • Proven experience with identifying and implementing industry best practices in developing professional trainings for adults.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Excellent working skills with MS Office Suite of tools (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Demonstrated proficiency with data analysis and recommendation.
  • Experience using Salesforce.

This is a full-time position, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Travel up to 10%

To Read Full Posting and Apply:

Sunday, February 18, 2018

P/T - Part-Time Librarian I, Patchoque-Medford Lib (NY)



The Patchogue-Medford Library is seeking an energetic librarian dedicated to public service to work as a Part-Time Librarian I or Trainee in the Central Reference & Adult Services Department.  Candidates will be required to work 12-16 hours per week and are expected to actively contribute to the department’s programs and services. The successful candidate will be committed to teamwork and a whole library approach.


Duties:         
  • Provide research and reader’s advisory services at a busy reference desk
  • Instruct public in the usage of library resources and technology


Qualifications:                   
  • MLS from an ALA accredited library school or completion of 12 credits towards the degree
  • Understanding of proactive customer service
  • Technology skill set appropriate for an information professional in today’s environment
  • Desire to work in a diverse community


Duties and/or department may vary; flexibility in work schedule and/or location may be required; evening and/or Saturday hours may be required.

Interested candidates should submit a copy of their resume with cover letter via mail or email ASAP to:


Jessica Oelcher
Adult Department Co-Coordinator
Patchogue-Medford Library
54-60 East Main St.
Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 654-4700, ext. 238
joelcher@pmlib.org

P/T - Part Time Librarian, Mineola Library (NY)

The Mineola Memorial Library in Mineola, NY on Long Island has a part time librarian opening for adult reference and teen services.  Flexible hours, mostly afternoons and nights needed. Maximum 17 hours per week.  Email responses only to Charles Sleefe, Library Director at midirector@nassaulibrary.org.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Assoc Librarian, User Svcs, Mem'l Sloan Kettering (NY)

Memorial Sloan Kettering is seeking an Assoc. Librarian, User Services.

Company Overview:


At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 26th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
 
Job Details:
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is the world’s oldest and largest private institution devoted to prevention, patient care, research and education in cancer.
MSK’s Library is seeking an Associate Librarian, User Services to manage an all-star team of Librarians. This is a senior level position which reports to the Director of Library Services.
We are:
Committed to outstanding service and to implementing innovations that meet the needs of our users. The Library supports the institution’s mission to improve patient care, support clinical and laboratory research, and enhance education. We select, acquire and provide relevant scientific and medical information and services. Customized training programs are available to optimize access to information.
You are:
  • A strong, motivating leader who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • An innovative individual who will bring new ideas to the library to improve the users’ experience
  • A person who is passionate about delivering quality information
  • A professional, collaborative team player
You will:
  • Manage 5+ staff which includes professional librarians as well as contractors and interns (when needed). Carries out administrative duties including salary planning, annual reviews, and career development
  • Spearheads and manages the overall library operation that touches on customer services functions
  • Develops and executes plans to incorporate technology to support the modern library as well as implement new/improved operational processes, workflow activities, new user services, and policies
  • Oversee the marketing and communication function of the library, develops and drives innovative end user training and awareness campaigns
  • Leader and key participant on library project teams
You have:
  • Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or equivalent experience in a health science environment
  • Eight to ten years of Library and Information Management experience with progressive employment history showing increased responsibility and management experience
  • Must demonstrate managerial skills and capabilities and experience working across departmental lines and deep experience working with internal customers and external vendors
  • Knowledge and a deep range of experience with software tools including web development and design, client survey instruments, needs assessment tools, knowledge databases and online training software (for developing courseware and managing the ongoing program)
  • Expertise in MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge and experience working with current technologies that support library services, information discovery and knowledge management including automated library systems, library portal applications, underlying support tools, and web development and design
  • Experience using emerging technologies for metadata management and delivery
  • Knowledge of discovery tools, metadata practices supporting discovery, and applying controlled vocabularies and ontologies specifically in a library context
Please upload a cover letter with your resume for consideration.
Work Week: 37.5 hours
Library Hours of Operation: 8:00am to 7:00pm, Monday – Friday
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MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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To Apply:
http://careers.mskcc.org/job/5038708/assoc-librarian-user-services-new-york-ny/

Assoc Dir, Special Collections & U Archives, Rutgers U (NJ)

Rutgers University Libraries is seeking an Associate Director, Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) for its New Brunswick, NJ campus.

TITLE:  Associate Director, Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA),  Rutgers University Libraries

POSITION SUMMARY:  Rutgers University Libraries seek an experienced, innovative, and technologically savvy administrator to lead Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA). Reporting to the Assistant Vice President for Information Services and Director of New Brunswick Libraries, this position provides vision, leadership, and direction for a team of professional archivists and conservation specialists, with the goal of strengthening the visibility, accessibility, and impact of Rutgers University–New Brunswick’s nationally and internationally recognized special collections and archives. The Associate Director is responsible for developing comprehensive and mission-oriented digital and collections strategies that reflect current best practices and for initiating services and programs that meet the needs of our users and stakeholders. This is a highly visible position that is actively involved—in collaboration with the Rutgers Foundation, Libraries leadership, and other external partners—in donor cultivation, fundraising, grant writing, and outreach. The Associate Director will develop a deep understanding and appreciation of SCUA’s collections and identify forward-looking and synergistic opportunities and partnerships that advance the university’s mission.

SCUA holds Rutgers University Libraries’ premier unique primary source collections. Divisions include the prestigious Sinclair New Jersey Collection, Manuscripts Collection, Rare Books Collection, University Archives Collection, and other special collections such as maps, broadsides, pictorial materials, newspapers, and ephemera. SCUA is also home to the William Eliot Griffis Collection on Meiji Japan and Japanese overseas students and the collected papers of Congressman Rush Holt, Jr., Congressman William J. Hughes, and Senator Frank R. Lautenberg. SCUA’s offices—including a busy reading room; a full-service, onsite conservation and digitization lab; and two exhibit spaces—are located in the Archibald S. Alexander Library on Rutgers–New Brunswick’s College Avenue campus.

SCUA’s collections are heavily used by Rutgers undergraduate and graduate classes, by researchers ranging from international scholars to members of the New Brunswick community, and in ongoing digitization projects at Rutgers, in the state of New Jersey, and beyond. In fiscal year 2017, the SCUA reading room had over 1,000 visitors and reference staff answered over 1,700 questions. SCUA librarians and archivists continue to build world-class collections that document all aspects of New Jersey, the history of Rutgers University, and strategic areas that support the curriculum and the university’s priorities. SCUA has an active exhibitions and public program schedule that highlights SCUA’s collections and seeks to bring new constituents into the library.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  •  Provides leadership, vision, and oversight for the development, arrangement and description, digitization, preservation, and conservation of special collections and university archives in a variety of formats.
  •  Articulates and implements a strategic focus for the development of collections, fostering donor relationships, developing procedures for the arrangement and description of collections, and overseeing physical and digital preservation operations.
  •  Fosters professional growth and accomplishment for library faculty and staff; holds direct responsibility for personnel matters including the recruitment, appointment, and evaluation of librarians and archivists with faculty status, full-time staff, and student and hourly support staff.
  •  Prioritizes, assigns, and directs projects and workflows to ensure the units’ priorities are achieved in accordance with deadlines and budget allowances.
  •  Plans, administers, and manages unit resources, services, and operations including the unit budget and external resources, e.g. gifts and grants.
  •  Develops, implements, and assesses programming to further promote knowledge, encourage teaching and research use of the collections, and increase engagement with the academic and general communities.
  •  Participates in national, regional, and local archival organizations.
  •  Serves as a member of the New Brunswick Libraries (NBL) Steering Committee, the leadership group for NBL.
 
The Associate Director is a senior faculty member and administrator who plays a critical role in the appointment, reappointment, and promotion of library faculty and must qualify for tenure on appointment. The successful candidate must demonstrate a record of professional achievement through scholarly research relevant to academic librarianship, including publications, presentations, and participation and leadership in the work of relevant professional associations, particularly on the national level.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Required: A master’s degree in library, information, or archival sciences from an ALA-accredited institution and a minimum of five years of successful and increasingly responsible experience in special collections administration, collection development, and management. Working knowledge of appropriate technologies for managing, processing, digitizing, and making discoverable primary sources and other rare or unique material is essential. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; the ability to work both independently and in a collegial environment; and experience working effectively with a diverse clientele are also required. Candidates must have successful experience managing budgets; strong project management experience; and evidence of successful donor relations, fundraising, and/or grant-writing experience. Familiarity with intellectual property issues related to special collections and archives is necessary. Candidates must demonstrate accomplishments in scholarly research and publication commensurate with acquiring tenure at an academic institution. The successful candidate must be eligible to work in the United States. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Preferred: A second master’s degree in a subject area and a research portfolio that includes the administration of special collections and archives; experience implementing emerging technologies in a special collections environment.

SALARY:  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

STATUS/BENEFITS:  Faculty status with a calendar year appointment. Benefits include retirement plans; life/health insurance; prescription drug, dental, and eyeglass plans; tuition remission; and 22 days of vacation.

LIBRARY PROFILE: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Chartered in 1766 as Queen’s College, Rutgers is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States, a land-grant university, and a member of the Association of American Universities, the Big Ten, and the CIC. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world. Rutgers includes Rutgers University–New Brunswick, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Rutgers University–Newark, and Rutgers University–Camden. Rutgers comprises 33 schools and colleges and is home to more than 300 research centers and institutes. The university is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to providing services, solutions, and clinical care that help individuals and the local, national, and global communities where they live.

As the flagship of Rutgers University, Rutgers–New Brunswick supports over 41,000 graduate and undergraduate students in approximately 100 undergraduate programs, more than 80 graduate/professional programs, and 60 doctoral programs. Ranked by US News & World Report as among the top 25 public universities, Rutgers–New Brunswick is classified as an R1 Doctoral University (highest research activity) by the Carnegie Classification. Spanning New Brunswick, Piscataway, and adjacent towns in central New Jersey, Rutgers–New Brunswick is located at the center of the Boston to Washington, DC, corridor, with easy access to New York and Philadelphia by public transit.

Rutgers University Libraries are the intellectual center of the university—serving all members of the university community, supporting all disciplines, and playing a key role in advancing student learning and faculty research. The Libraries serve Rutgers–New Brunswick, Rutgers–Newark, Rutgers–Camden, and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. The Libraries have a highly valued staff of about 300, who are committed to developing innovations in undergraduate support, information control, and digital initiatives. The Libraries operate with a budget of $34 million and have outstanding collections, especially in New Jerseyana and jazz. Collectively, the Libraries’ holdings include more than 4.8 million volumes. The Libraries hold memberships in ARL, CNI, CRL, Lyrasis, Metro, NERL, VALE, SPARC, and the Coalition of Open Access Policy Institutions; use SirsiDynix and OCLC as primary bibliographic utilities; and utilize a Fedora-based institutional repository.
Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) collects, preserves, and makes available rare, unique, or specialized sources to support study and research in the humanities and social sciences; New Jersey state, local, and cultural history; and the history of Rutgers University.

For more information about Rutgers University Libraries, please check the Libraries website: https://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/

To Read Full Posting and Apply:

Review of applications and interviews will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Submit resume, cover letter, and names of three references to: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/59551