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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.


Responsibilities

  • 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.

Qualifications

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:
https://main-princeton.icims.com/jobs/9353/prospect-identification-analyst/job



 

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: lib.search@metmuseum.org.

 

Responsibilities

·         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

 

Duties 

·         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

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·         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.

                                   

Qualifications 

Required:

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.

 

Preferred:

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

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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.

 



 

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Knowledge Expert (Freelancer), ARF (NY)

JOB DESCRIPTION:  
   
TITLE:                      Knowledge Expert (Freelancer)
DEPARTMENT:         Research
REPORTS TO:          Knowledge Center Director
FLSA:                      Exempt


EQUIVALENT EXTERNAL TITLE: Research Analyst, Reference Librarian, Knowledge Specialist, Information Specialist, Business Researcher 


POSITION SUMMARY:


The ARF Knowledge Center provides research and insights to support ARF members – marketers, agencies, media, adtech, and other leading players in the advertising and marketing ecosystem.

  
We require an experienced researcher with a strong strategic mindset who can efficiently compile, analyze, and synthesize information in a deadline-driven environment. The position calls for a meticulous but creative problem-solver, who is organized but flexible to handle fast deadlines and last minute requests. 


Flexible work hours.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITES


•    Answer ARF member research requests covering broad range of business topics on advertising, media, marketing, and market research methods. 


•    Additional administrative or research duties as needed.

REQUIRED BACKGROUND & SKILLS


•    Minimum 2+ years of experience in business research – ideally related to advertising or media research. 


•    MLS from an ALA-accredited institution.


•    Experience analyzing secondary data from industry standard sources and providing synthesized reports.


•    Strong analytical but creative thinking. 


•    Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

About the ARF: 

Since 1936, the Advertising Research Foundation has been the standard-bearer for unbiased quality in research on advertising, media and marketing. Its powerful knowledge, unifying standards and best practices have benefited its 400+ member companies many times over. Only the ARF brings together advertisers, agencies, media companies, research companies and ad tech into one conversation about how to be better at what we do. Our mission is to further, through research, the scientific practice of advertising and marketing.

If interested, please send your cover letter and resume to Mi hui Pak, Knowledge Center Director at mpak@thearf.org

Electronic Rscs Coordinator (ProLibra) (NY)

Title: Electronic Resources Coordinator
Leading Global Law Firm
New York City

 Our client, a world-wide leading law firm, provides coordinated legal advice on the largest and most complex corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm’s practice.

Description/Job Summary
The Electronic Resources Coordinator is responsible for the daily operation of all aspects of electronic serials and assists the Technical Services Manager with varied tasks related to the firm’s use of electronic resources. Responsibilities include checking in and distributing electronic serials, maintaining user IDs, updating contract information, tracking and reporting usage of electronic resources, troubleshooting access problems, providing technical support for users in all offices and updating/importing electronic resources bibliographic records in the catalog.

Responsibilities/Duties
·      Create and maintains user IDs and passwords for all electronic resources

·      Maintain all electronic resource contracts in contract management system

·      Resolve user access issues by responding directly to user inquiries and concerns, troubleshoot and perform regular maintenance

·      Liaise with the IT department and library vendors to resolve electronic resource technical issues

·      Track electronic resources usage; generate reports and provide metrics for budget planning and contract negotiations

·      Serve as a backup administrator for electronic resource management system

·      Document and maintain policies and procedures related to electronic resources

·      Manage all aspects of the Serials Module for electronic journals utilizing the integrated library system which includes: creating & updating serial control records, performing check ins, distributing & archiving electronic journals, claiming missing issues and, maintaining & updating routing lists

·      Work with outside cataloging agencies to process catalog records of online resources in a timely and accurate manner

·      Update URLs in the online catalog for electronic resources

·      Assist Library Director and Technical Services Manager with special projects

·      Support Technical Services Assistants as needed

·      Perform other duties as assigned


 Required Skills
·      1 to 2 years of relevant experience in library environment

·      Demonstrated experience using an integrated library system

·      Strong computer skills, extensive experience with Excel and other MS Office applications

·      Proficiency in electronic file folder structure and file formats; ability to save, retrieve and organize documents and navigate between folders

·      Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a highly competitive and demanding environment

·      Strong interpersonal skills with a client focus

·      Ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing; fluency in oral and written English

·      Ability to prioritize, plan and multi-task work activities; adapts for changing conditions and works effectively

·      Strong attention to detail and self-motivated to produce accurate, timely and complete work product

·      Possess strong analytical skills and be resourceful in problem solving


Preferred Experience
·      Prior experience working in law or professional services library

·      Knowledge of library systems, particularly SIRSI and OCLC

·      Experience using Electronic Resource Management Systems such as Onelog and Research Monitor


Required Education
·      Bachelor’s degree


Preferred Education
·       ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science required


Please contact: Angela Dzikowski at 800-262-0070
email: adzikowski@prolibra.com
Pro Libra Associates, Inc.



Technical Svcs Lib, Suffolk Co Comm Coll (NY)

Title:  Technical Services Librarian
Institution:  Suffolk County Community College
 
Technical Services Librarian

Announcement is hereby made for a full-time, tenure track appointment beginning the spring 2019 semester on the Ammerman Campus in Selden, NY.  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.  The individual selected to fill this position will qualify for academic rank at the level of Instructor/Assistant Professor.

Job Description:
Reporting to the Director for the Center of Innovative Pedagogy, the Central Technical Services Librarian will work as part of a team to provide access to library resources to users in a multi-campus environment.  Specifically, the successful candidate will:
·         Work with the campus libraries and library-wide committees to license and provide access to library electronic resources.
·         Catalog and edit bibliographic records for the library’s print and non-print collections.
·         Develop and coordinate training on library information systems.
·         Market library resources to the college community.
·         Maintain effective communication and working relationships with faculty, administration, staff and library users on all three campuses.
·         Participate on relevant committees, attend departmental meetings, and engage in assessment activities as appropriate.
·         Act as liaison with SUNY library groups and the Suffolk County Library System, and other appropriate state and regional groups.
·         Perform other duties and related tasks as assigned.
 
Minimum Qualifications:
·         Master’s degree in Library Science or Library Information Systems.
·         At least three years’ experience working in a technical services department.
·         Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
·         Excellent oral and written communication skills.
·         Knowledge of library data analytics for decision making.
 
Preferred qualifications: 
·         Experience working in an academic library
·         Knowledge of library industry standards: MARC, LC Subject Heading, LC Classification, Open URL, COUNTER, SUSHI, etc.
·         Experience working with integrated library systems (ExLibris: Aleph and Alma)
·         Experience working with discovery services (EDS/Primo)
·         Print and social media marketing experience

Step 1
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Step 2
Select position #18-46B 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.