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Friday, July 20, 2018

P/T - Ref & Instruction Librarian, Mercy College (NY)

Reference & Instruction Librarian (part-time)

Mercy College - Bronx Campus Library

17 hours a week - 3 weekdays preferred

MLS and MA in English or other literature

Teaching experience a plus

Adjunct Faculty pay grade


Please fill out application and submit resume at


Contact – Moddie Breland

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Electronic Rscs Librarian, Fordham U (NY)

Job Announcement: Fordham University (Rose Hill Campus, Walsh Library) - Electronic Resources Librarian Position 

Date:                                           July 17, 2018
TITLE OF POSITION:     Electronic Resources Librarian
DEPARTMENT:                       Walsh Library, Rose Hill


Provides ongoing maintenance of databases to ensure continued access throughout the life cycle; checks search capabilities and website display; claims broken links or missing content; assists in annual renewals.

Resolves database access problems. Provides technical support to users and responds to help desk requests.

Collects COUNTER-compliant usage statistics for all licensed e-resources to support retention & renewal decisions and creation of annual ACRL and IPEDS reports; maintains detailed information on statistics access (links, passwords, contacts).

Manages the Electronic Resources Management System (SerialsSolutions), including knowledge base management, overlap analysis, link resolver configuration, and URL customizations. 

Ensures secure remote access to databases by providing EZ Proxy configurations to EIC network manager and troubleshooting setup problems with publishers when necessary.

Administers publisher admin areas with login credentials, contacts, IPs, branding, and other customizations.

Maintains awareness of emerging technologies, standards, and technical issues relating to electronic resources. Contributes to the professional dialog to improve service and enhance access to library resources. 

Uses a variety of productivity tools (including MS Excel, Word, Access, Google Docs and LibGuides) to organize and administer electronic resources.

Assists in other tasks and special projects related to online resources as delegated by supervisor. This requires multitasking skills for changing workflow priorities.


American Library Association accredited Master’s Degree

Minimum 2 years’ experience in an academic library, preferably e-resources experience

Experience with the technical procedures of acquiring and maintaining library e-resources

Excellent communication skills working with faculty, students, vendors, and colleagues

Experience with an integrated library system (SirsiDynix Symphony preferred); discovery service (EDS   preferred); link resolver (Serials Solutions preferred); and LibGuides

Familiarity with standards, best practices, and trends in the field

Extremely self-motivated with initiative and demonstrated ability to work independently, collaboratively, and proactively

Maintaining concentration for extended periods at computer in an open-plan office

Very detailed oriented with analytical and quantitative skills

Ability to adapt to change; to plan, implement and assess projects and priorities


Founded in 1841, Fordham University’s 90-acre Rose Hill campus sits on the site of the original 18th century Rose Hill Manor.  Fordham University is an R2 (Doctoral University-Higher Research Activity) Carnegie Classification institution in the Jesuit tradition.  The University consists of four Undergraduate and six Postgraduate schools on three campuses.  The Fordham University Rose Hill campus is easily accessible via bus, subway, Metro-North commuter rail and car. Parking is available to faculty and staff on the Rose Hill campus.

HOURS: M-F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SALARY: Commensurate with experience
STARTING DATE:                               September 4, 2018                                     
SEND LETTER & RESUME:     Lynn Parliman (
(NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE) Head of Serials & Electronic Resources

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Mgr, Information Governance, Cotiviti (CT)

Requisition Number 18-1082
Title Manager, Information Governance
City Wilton
State CT
Description This position can be located in our Wilton, CT, Atlanta, GA or Blue Bell, PA offices.
Cotiviti recognizes data as a strategic business asset and a mission-critical resource and is committed to handling both its data and its client’s data responsibly. Cotiviti must maintain and manage data in accordance with regulatory, legal, and business requirements. Information Governance (IG) is a compliance function with a risk-based approach that provides leadership for the strategic global priorities of the IG Program and is responsible for the governance and oversight of risks related to information management activities including data retention.
The Information Governance Officer reports to the Director, Information Governance and will assess and identify information governance (IG) and records management risks and consult to lines of business and other key partners to mitigate risks. The Information Governance Officer will serve as a subject matter expert to internal customers and promote the engagement of all impacted parties to ensure compliance awareness and implementation. The Information Governance Officer will work closely with line of business IG Liaisons and other key cross-functional partners such as Compliance, Privacy, IT, and Security in the ongoing development of key IG compliance controls. The position will focus heavily on the governance of healthcare-related data.
  • Enable and promote the enterprise-wide IG Program, ongoing execution, and continuous improvement.
  • Provide expert advice, guidance, technical assistance, and training to support best practices in accordance with established IG policies and procedures.
  • Research and analyze business processes for IG compliance vulnerability and risk and propose solutions.
  • Act as an independent review and evaluation resource to ensure that IG compliance issues/concerns within the organization are being appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved.
  • Direct project management activities for IG initiatives across the enterprise and within functions.
  • Build and maintain metrics and dashboards to provide insights into IG compliance and issue management.
  • Facilitate Information Governance Working Group (IGW) schedule, agendas and minutes.
  • Develop, enhance, and promote the use of standardized enterprise-wide IG tools/templates/presentations.
  • Facilitate the data destruction approval and documentation process.
  • Enable IG policy and procedure development and IG training, communication and awareness activities.
Requirements Skills, Experience, and Other Requirements
  • BA/BS degree required. Master’s Degree a plus
  • Certified Records Manager (CRM) certification preferred. Other relevant certifications a plus.
  • 5+ years of IG and/or records management experience required; healthcare experience a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate processes, determine gaps, and oversee resolution as required.
  • Aptitude to produce quality product in a timely manner given sensitivity, visibility and priority of subject.
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels and across businesses, functions and teams.
  • Ability to work as part of a motivated team, while managing independent responsibilities.
  • Capacity to independently plan, execute, and follow-up under tight deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Ability to multi task in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong technical, writing, and presentation skills.
  • Sound judgment in the handling of sensitive and confidential information.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  • Participation in professional development activities such as ARMA International memb 

    To Read Full Posting and Apply:

Assoc Public Records Officer, City of New York-TRS (NY)

Associate Public Records Officer, City of New York-TRS (NY)

Job Details
Job ID: 350149
# of Positions: 1
Business Title: Agency Records Officer
Title Code No:  60217
Level: 02
Title Classification: Competitive
Job Category:  Policy, Research & Analysis
Proposed Salary Range:  $ 57,221.00 - $ 79,409.00 (Annual)
Career Level:  Experienced (non-manager)
Work Location: 55 Water St New York, NY
Division/Work Unit:  Policy and Procedure
Job Description
The Teachers’ Retirement System of the City of New York (TRS) is a public pension fund that provides New York City educators with retirement, disability, and death benefits. TRS was established on August 1, 1917 and is one of the largest pension plan sponsors in the United States, with more than $62 billion in assets and over 195,000 active and inactive members, retirees and beneficiaries.
The successful candidate will lead TRS' records management and information program. S/he will develop records management policies, procedures, and standards; coordinate the implementation of TRS electronic records management program; manage vendor contracts; and monitor agency-wide compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.
Job responsibilities include:
       Develop records management policies, procedures, and standards, in conjunction with Executive Management, Legal, and subject matter experts.
       Coordinate implementation of TRS electronic records management program, including records management requirements for the Modernization Program.
       Monitor agency-wide compliance with Federal, State and local statutory and regulatory requirements; TRS records retention and disposition; and RIM standards and best practices.
       Manage vendor contracts relating to records management, such as off-site storage of records, document conversion, and migration (includes review and approval of invoices).
       Create and maintain a Master List of all records for the Agency.
Minimum Qualification Requirements:
1.    A master's degree from an accredited college in Library Science, Archival Science, American History, Political Science or a related area, plus two years of full-time experience in archival or library science, one year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity of incumbents performing at a professional level; or
2.    Education and/or experience equivalent to "1" above. However, all candidates must have a master's degree from an accredited college and the one year of supervisory experience as described in "1" above.
Preferred Skills:
The successful candidate will/must:
       Know the different types of retention schedules (e.g., document-based vs. functional vs. "big bucket").
       Have a good understanding of the Generally-Accepted Recordkeeping Principles.
       Know how to use different metadata schemas.
       Know about records management software in general (not a specific application).
       Be proficient in MS Office applications.
       Maintain a high degree of professional discretion and confidentiality.
       Have excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills.
       Have the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
To Apply:
If interested, please apply via ESS for NYC employees and NYC Careers ( for external applicants.
Residency Requirement:
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.
POSTING DATE:  07/06/2018
POST UNTIL:  07/26/2018

Monday, July 9, 2018

P/T - Librarian, Center Moriches Pub Lib (NY)

Part-Time Librarian or Librarian Trainee Position Available in the Young Adult & Adult Department 

The Center Moriches Free Public Library, in Center Moriches on Long Island, NY, is seeking an enthusiastic, friendly, and public service oriented individual to work 12 – 20 hours per week. Hours will include a night in the Young Adult department and Saturdays in the Adult departments. Sunday hours are also a possibility. 

Duties will include: 
• Assisting young adults with computer use and research 
• Providing readers advisory services in the Young Adult department 
• Providing reference, research and reader’s advisory service at the adult services desk 
• Assisting patrons in the use of library resources and technology 

Candidates must either possess an MLS/MLIS degree or be currently enrolled in an ALA-accredited program. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. Please send resumes by mail or email to: Bob Chesnut 235 Main St Center Moriches, NY 11934 

Salary: $22 per hour for Librarian Trainees / $24 per hour for Librarians

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Metadata Librarian, Rutgers U (NJ)

The New Brunswick campus of Rutgers University is seeking a Metadata Librarian.

Recruitment/Posting Title:   Metadata Librarian, Non-Tenure Track Librarian of Practice III
Department:   Tech & Automated Services
Salary:           Commensurate With Experience

Posting Summary   
Rutgers University Libraries (RUL) seeks a dynamic, creative, and experienced individual to provide strategic direction and leadership in the creation and management of non-MARC metadata. This newly created position reports to the Head of Central Technical Services (CTS), and the successful candidate will serve in a department that is actively engaged in meeting evolving information organization, discovery, and access trends. In collaboration with CTS colleagues and other library units, the incumbent will create, process, and manage metadata and associated files for RUcore, Rutgers’ institutional repository. RUcore content includes scholarship deposits as mandated by the University’s Open Access policy, and special collections and archival materials that will be managed in a forthcoming ArchivesSpace application. Additionally, the successful candidate will participate in projects at the state and national level, and in grant-funded initiatives.


  • Develop policies, procedures, and workflows for best practices regarding metadata creation.
  • Investigate and align divergent metadata practices across RUL to determine appropriate metadata standards and aggregation strategies for unified discovery and access.
  • Provide ongoing quality assurance, problem resolution, and remediation of collections as necessary.
  • Perform identity disambiguation and reconciliation, by consulting VIAF; participate in identity management, such as ORCID.
  • Create and add project specific vocabularies to RUcore as needed.
  • Provide coordination in support of RUL’s special collections and in the creation of EAD finding aids via the ArchivesSpace archival management system.
  • Respond to queries and correspond with faculty and publishers regarding scholarship deposits as required by the University’s Open Access policy.
Minimum Education and Experience:
  • ALA accredited MLS
  • 2+ years original cataloging/metadata creation experience in an academic library setting within the last 5 years.
  • Working knowledge of metadata tools and systems, and emerging technologies and trends in this area.
  • Strong command of at least one of the following non-MARC metadata schema: MODS, Dublin Core, or Encoded Archival Description (EAD).
  • Working knowledge of MARC format.
  • Experience applying a resource description standard, such as RDA.
  • Experience with a major Library Service Platform or other system that enables the creation and management of non-MARC metadata.
  • Demonstrated success with project management.
  • Familiarity with identifier management systems, including LC/NAF, ORCID, ISNI, and DOI
  • Ability to work creatively and effectively, both individually and on a team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • ALA accredited MLS
  • 2+ years original cataloging/metadata creation experience in an academic library setting within the last 5 years.
  • Working knowledge of metadata tools and systems, and emerging technologies and trends in this area.
  • Strong command of at least one of the following non-MARC metadata schema: MODS, Dublin Core, or Encoded Archival Description (EAD).
  • Working knowledge of MARC format.
  • Experience applying a resource description standard, such as RDA.
  • Experience with a major Library Service Platform or other system that enables the creation and management of non-MARC metadata.
  • Demonstrated success with project management.
  • Familiarity with identifier management systems, including LC/NAF, ORCID, ISNI, and DOI
  • Ability to work creatively and effectively, both individually and on a team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with creating EAD finding aids.
  • Experience with data analytics and usability testing
  • Working knowledge of MARC format and METS standard.
  • Working knowledge of XML, metadata application profiles, and metadata transfer specification such as OAI-PMH or OAI-ORE, and RDF and other web service technologies.
  • Experience with Alma and Primo VE.

SALARY: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

STATUS/BENEFITS: Faculty status, twelve-month renewable appointment, retirement plan, life/health insurance, prescription drug, dental and vision plans, tuition remission, 22 vacation days annually.

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.

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.
Central Technical Services is a central unit of the Libraries and is located on Busch Campus in Piscataway. The building is accessible by car or via the University public transportation system.

For more information about Rutgers University Libraries, please check the Libraries website:

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.
The Libraries are strongly and actively committed to diversity, and seek candidates who will contribute creatively to the University’s multicultural environment.

Posting Details
Posting Number:      18FA0273
Special Instructions to Applicants
Campus:   Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus:   Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Organization/Corporation: Rutgers University

To Apply:


Digital Services Librarian, Fordham U (NY)

The Rose Hill campus of Fordham University is seeking a Digital Services Librarian.

Digital Services Librarian

Walsh Library, Rose Hill

The Digital Services Librarian participates in the planning, development, implementation, maintenance, and technical support of the Library’s core digital initiatives with primary focus on the Library’s web presence, all associated web-based applications and back-end databases.

The Digital Services Librarian is responsible for overseeing the development of digital collections using the CONTENTdm software platform and the Institutional Research Repository utilizing the Digital Commons platform. The incumbent provides website customization and database development for the ILLIAD interlibrary loan system, the ARES electronic reserve room, the SirsiDynix Symphony integrated library system, the CONTENTdm digital collections platform, and the Digital Commons research repository.

Specific responsibilities include:

· Collaboration with other library personnel to develop and maintain the Library’s electronic services
· Maintains the Library’s web presence (involves website design, scripting, database development, and web page technical support and troubleshooting)
· Works with stakeholders to determine the content and layout of the library website (page design, overall navigation, and usability)
· Designs and deploys web forms to support library services
· Develops Access and SQL databases as needed
· Configures and provides reporting from Google Analytics
· Provides training and support to library staff who contribute content to the library web presence
· Designs graphics, posters, and handouts as needed
· Collaborates with the University Office of Development and University Relations on the use of the JADU content management system for the primary library website


· ALA Accredited MLS degree
· Five years web and database development experience preferred
· Minimum of three years academic library experience preferred
· Demonstrable knowledge of web programming and database development
· Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability work well with others and communicate professionally with colleagues and University community

Send Cover Letter and CV to:
Michael Considine
Director, Electronic Information Center

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.

Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories