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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Research Associate, Blackstone (NY)

Global Corporate Services – Research Associate, New York
Employer:                              Blackstone
Firm Overview:                  Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. We seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for our investors, the companies we invest in, and the communities in which we work. We do this by using extraordinary people and flexible capital to help companies solve problems. Our asset management businesses, with over $385 billion in assets under management, include investment vehicles focused on private equity, real estate, public debt and equity, non-investment grade credit, real assets and secondary funds, all on a global basis. Further information is available at Follow Blackstone on Twitter @Blackstone.
Business Unit:                        Global Corporate Services
Job Title:                                Research Associate 
Job Description:        
The Associate position sits within the firm’s internal Research team based New York. The Research group provides business intelligence services to Blackstone’s various business units, supporting the firm with qualitative and quantitative research and analysis on a broad range of topics, from industry research to analysis of macroeconomic trends and financial markets. The group supports the full range of Blackstone’s activities, with particular emphasis on Private Equity, Real Estate, Corporate Advisory, and Restructuring, and works closely with the deal teams throughout the deal process and in their on-going industry coverage efforts.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Managing global workflow, monitoring and maintaining excellent quality, timeliness and accuracy of service. Providing expertise and guidance to junior resources and offshore team.
  • Participating actively in and providing guidance on, qualitative and quantitative research projects, which may include simple information requests, financial analysis, competitive analysis, macro-economic analysis and other research across diverse industries. 
  • Managing senior stakeholder relationships and developing deep working relationships with Blackstone’s various business groups.
  • Supporting global head of Research on internal management and technology projects. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics or Finance
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience in business intelligence/corporate research in a financial services environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial markets, and associated market data services & data products.
  • Highly motivated, intelligent, and pragmatic individual that has demonstrated excellence in prior endeavors.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Strong communication skills, including a demonstrated ability tTreaf:o write effectively. 
  • Desire o work in a team environment, often under pressure.  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other category protected by law.
To Apply:


Monday, January 29, 2018

Product Research Associate, SmartSign (NY)

Product Research Associate |

Your Background
Masters in Library and/or Information Science or paralegal experience is recommended. We have a soft spot for writers with a liberal arts background.  Recent graduates as well as individuals with several years of experience are encouraged to apply. As this position is fairly new, there is room to create your own expectations for its role. Having the capability to remain flexible in job responsibilities is a must for this position.  You do not need to have background in our business, just a commitment to use your information research and people skills, energy and smarts to help us build an exciting business.

Your Responsibilities
Research and track regulatory changes in federal, state, local and industry codes impacting signs and labels.
Design new signs based on regulatory research.
Write and help design interpretive posters and signs.
Work with our art team to develop infographics based on research.
Manage several product page websites along with team of writers and freelancers.
Fulfill research requests from product managers and call service inquiries.

A Typical Week
The topics that you will need to address are both varied and incredibly specific. Examples are:
What are the latest sign requirements for swimming pools per state?
What are the rules for New York equine liability disclaimer signs?
What is the meaning and history of the red circle/slash symbol?
Does the Department of Transportation have material requirements for semi-truck reflectors?
What is good Dog Park Etiquette?

Once a question is answered by you or your team, the next steps are to work with the art and product team to create a set of signs and, finally, draft a commercial page for that product line.

About Us
Located in Brooklyn New York, SmartSign is committed to making signs that ensure the protection, respect and safety of others.  Internet Retailer ranks us as #428 in sales in the US. We have experienced consistent growth and profits since our founding almost 20 years ago.
SmartSign has donated tens of thousands of signs to colleges and schools as well as to non-profits such as the Wounded Warrior Project, the Boy Scouts, and Transportation Alternatives.
SmartSign has been a pioneer in developing signage in bathrooms that support the rights of people who identify as transgender and has donated all-gender toilet signs to churches, hospitals, libraries, food co-ops and public schools. With offices in India and and our headquarters in Brooklyn, SmartSign values creativity, innovation and diversity in worldview.
We are near all major subway lines. Offices feature a spectacular view of the harbor and downtown Manhattan. We have 50 team members in Brooklyn Heights and another 60 associates in Jaipur.
The culture is young, casual-dressing, fun-loving, multi-cultural, team-oriented, but very hard-working.
Customers include schools, hospitals, non-profits and businesses worldwide. The products we sell cover a broad range of industrial “niches” (e.g. traffic signs, parking signs, floor mats, bar-code tags and parking permits). The company operates over 35 niche websites.
SmartSign is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals from all types of backgrounds to apply.
Compensation depends on experience. Benefits include biannual bonuses, health insurance, 401(k) plan matching, paid time off, company events, sports tickets and monthly celebratory free lunches!

Scott Davies, , (718) 797-1900 x137

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Part-Time Librarian I, Connetquot Public Lib (NY)


The Connetquot Public Library seeks a visionary addition to our Adult Services Department. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be a part of a monumental shift in the profession, as public expectations of a library experience are moving towards a progressive service-based model driven by education, technology and community-centric spaces.

Job Duties
• Provide information/referral services, reader's guidance and basic technology support at the Adult Services Reference desk in a part-time capacity up to 17.5 hours per week.
• Daytime hours as well as a minimum of one night per week and every other weekend will be required.
• Have an understanding of library initiatives & services including all physical and digital resources.
• Provide one-to-one technology help and troubleshooting for digital library services including downloadable eBooks, music and magazines.
• Be proficient in the use of our SirsiDynix integrated library system as well as the shared services available on and the Suffolk County catalog.
• Create, coordinate, oversee and participate in engaging programs for adults.

• Actively enrolled or completed an ALA accredited MLS or equivalent.
• You are service-oriented individual, passionate about working with library patrons and helping to redefine their expectation of library service in the modern world.
• You believe that being self-motivated and your eagerness to learn new things is instrumental to your own personal growth and success.
• You are willing to collaborate with colleagues to develop new library services and enhance existing initiatives.
• Mastery and understanding of all user-based technologies, such as email, social media, mobile devices, Google Apps, Microsoft Office.
• Avid readers are welcomed and encouraged.

Approximate start date: February 2018

Benefits include Vacation time. The Connetquot Public Library participates in the New York State Retirement System. This is a Non-Competitive Civil Service position. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

If you are interested in joining our team, please respond by January 24, 2018. Cover letter and resume should be emailed to: Kimberly DeCristofaro, Library Director at


Systems Librarian, (Temp Staffing by Suzanne) (NY)

Temporary Staffing by Suzanne, Ltd., a boutique temporary staffing service in midtown Manhattan, is seeking a .  Systems Librarian - Temporary, for their client, an international social justice philanthropic organization.This position is located in NYC. (Ideally, the person selected for the role would start in mid-February.)

Library Services Department at a global social justice philanthropic organization seeks a Temporary Systems Librarian to help with additional workload. Specifically, to assist in reviewing, organizing, and evaluating the digital library and library management system.

There is a light customer service component as this person may also be tasked with answering queries and handling library requests from staff.

The ideal candidate will have a background in library systems and/or reference and should be comfortable with data analysis and technology. Someone proactive and organized who can find mistakes or gaps and fix them.

Competitive candidates will possess:

- Degree in library sciences, ideally with emphasis on library systems or reference
- Strong research skills
- Excellent Excel skills and ability to organize and analyze data
- Interest in research and data
- High level of organization and attention to detail
- Excellent writing, listening, and communications skills, with a diplomatic manner
- Proactive troubleshooting skills
- Ability to identify problems with systems and brainstorm solutions
- Customer service experience a plus

Note: preferred schedule is M-F, 9-5, but will consider a candidate with part-time availability (3 days/week, 9-5).

This position will last between 3 and 6 months.

Please submit resume to:


F/T - Digitization Specialist, Baruch College (NY)

Baruch College is currently seeking applicants for a Digitization Specialist position in its Archives and Special Collections Division.

The Digitization Specialist will assist with a grant-funded project beginning in early February and extending through the end of June 2018.  The Digitization Specialist will work on a full-time basis to digitize and provide access to print materials in the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) Collection. The IPA was an educational and consulting organization with roots going back to 1906, whose aims were the creation of an efficient, honest and professional government. As the position is grant-funded, no benefits are available (aside from New York State-mandated accrued sick leave).
The successful candidate will work in collaboration with the Digital Initiatives Librarian, the Digitization Project Team Lead, and colleagues to implement and follow a work plan for the digitization project; establish and refine workflows for the capture and storage of digital objects; input metadata; supervise student workers; conduct scanning according to established best practices; and provide quality control on scans.
Qualifications: previous experience digitizing print collections; basic knowledge and understanding of operating digital cameras, familiarity with metadata and archival description standards (DACS, EAD, MODS, METS, and Dublin Core); knowledge of best practices for preservation of, and access to, digital collections; working knowledge with ArchivesSpace or similar collection management software tools; and experience with Microsoft Excel and with Adobe Photoshop and Bridge.
Requirements: The successful candidate will have a Master's in Library Science (MLS) or closely related discipline. This position requires at least two years of experience working on digitization projects and managing workflows.
Applications will be accepted until Monday, February 5, 2018. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to

Saturday, January 20, 2018

F/T - Electronic Rscs Coordinator, Simpson Thacher (NY)

Electronic Resources Coordinator, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett (NY)

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.


•    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


•    Bachelor’s degree

•    ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science


•    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

•    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

To Apply:

Thursday, January 18, 2018

F/T - Tech Svcs/Tech Lib, Washington Twp Lib (NJ)

Technical Services/Technology Librarian
The Washington Township Public Library in beautiful Long Valley, NJ, seeks a dynamic, forward-thinking, and detail-oriented individual who thrives in a collaborative environment. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; cataloging and processing of library materials in a variety of formats, computer maintenance, participating in collection development, providing reference and readers’ advisory services, assisting staff and patrons in the use of personal computers and software, providing technology instruction. Familiarity with the use of library automation systems (Polaris preferred), and Microsoft Office is desirable. The schedule will include one evening per week and a weekend rotation.

Qualifications/Requirements: MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution, two years of recent library experience and a Professional Librarian certificate issued by the State of New Jersey. This person must have a strong knowledge of current library technologies and demonstrated experience using technology and digital resources. Excellent customer service and communication skills are essential.

Compensation: This is a 35 hr/wk position; salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefit package. 

The position will be considered open until it is filled. Please submit cover letter, current resume, and three professional references to Library Director Jacqueline Zuzzi, 37 East Springtown Road, Long Valley, NJ 07853 or via email


Wednesday, January 17, 2018

eScholarship Repository Lib, St. John's Univ (NY)

Assistant Professor and eScholarship Repository Librarian, St. John's University

The St. John’s University Libraries seeks applications from innovative candidates to act as its eScholarship Repository Librarian. Reporting to the Dean of University Libraries, the eScholarship Repository Librarian will support scholarly communication and data curation endeavors of faculty, researchers, students, staff, and librarians working locally and globally. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting library-led initiatives including the development and management of an institutional repository, and development and implementation of an electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) program. The eScholarship Repository Librarian will provide leadership in the area of data curation on behalf of the Libraries and work with faculty researchers to identify, recruit, ingest and deposit data in the library’s digital repository. The successful candidate will play a significant role in outreach to the research community to deposit data in the digital repository and in the creation of training programs, help guides and web resources to support this effort. The eScholarship Repository Librarian will also be responsible for providing leadership in areas related to digital publishing, copyright, intellectual property, and other emerging trends in digital scholarship. The individual will monitor trends and developments in scholarly communication and act as a liaison to national efforts in the area (such as SPARC and HathiTrust). The incumbent will also develop outreach and educational programs that promote scholarly communication in furtherance of both the University and Libraries mission. This tenure track faculty position requires self-motivated and continual learning, professional development, and application of additional expertise in these and related areas.

The St. John’s University Libraries is committed to teaching, learning, scholarship and service in support of the University’s Vincentian Mission.

Primary Responsibilities

Manage the implementation, promotion and use of the St. John’s University institutional repository.

Develop policies, programs and practices supporting electronic publishing, the institutional repository, e-portfolios, and electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs).

Monitor scholarly communication trends and developments and serve as liaison to national efforts in this area.

Provide University faculty, students, staff, researchers and librarians with guidance and resources concerning copyright, and fair use as concerns the institutional repository.

Work closely with the Open Educational Resources Librarian in support of open access (OA) and open educational resources (OER).

Provide guidance on appropriate metadata standards and quality to improve discoverability of repository content.

Work collaboratively with all stakeholders to raise awareness of and participation in digital initiatives, as well as coordinate training and marketing for such initiatives.

Serve on University and Library committees

Secondary Responsibilities

Act as liaison to academic departments relevant to subject background and expertise.

Supervise staff and students as needed.

Provide collection development within subject areas.

Provide research assistance and instruction as needed.

Other duties and responsibilities, as necessary.

Required Qualifications

ALA-accredited Master’s degree or an equivalent combination of a relevant advanced degree and experience.

Two to four years relevant experience in an academic, research or special library;

Demonstrated knowledge of or direct experience working with or managing an institutional repository inclusive of an ETD program.

Knowledge of information technologies, standards and best practices prevalent in digital curation and preservation.

Knowledge of metadata formats, such as Dublin Core.

Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to present and share ideas clearly and effectively to a diverse audience.

Ability to work independently and effectively with others as a team within a diverse and complex organization.

Demonstrated time management and project completion skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Second master’s degree is highly desirable and is required for tenure.
Experience documenting workflows and procedures.
Experience in identifying researcher information needs and in creating effective services to meet those needs.
Demonstrated experience in the acquisition and management of born-digital or digitized library, archival, or research materials.

Applicants for this tenure track position must meet the required qualifications to be appointed as Assistant Professor. Anticipated start date is July 2018. Please submit your letter of interest and CV along with contact information for three references by February 9, 2018 to receive full consideration.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications submitted after February 9 will be considered on a case by case basis.

To Read Full Posting and Apply:

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Web Svcs-Online Learning Lib, CUNY Lehman (NY)

Lehman College (CUNY)
Leonard Lief Library

Web Services-Online Learning Librarian [Substitute]

Temporary position. The start date will be during Spring 2018 semester, and the end date is August 26, 2018.
The Web Services-Online Learning Librarian is responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the Library’s web-based learning initiatives.  The candidate will bring a vision for facilitating online learning in a range of web environments – both synchronously and asynchronously – coupled with technical expertise to realize this vision.

The position:

           evaluates and updates the Library’s responsive website in conjunction with campus IT

           designs, implements, and maintains best practices for LibGuides

           coordinates and implements efforts to embed resources in Blackboard

           provides instructional design and technical support for campus OER projects

           creates additional online learning objects using Camtasia, LibWizard, Wordpress, and    related emerging technologies.

The candidate:

           serves as primary liaison to Information Technology and its Web Team

           coordinates with Office of Online Education

           chairs the Library’s internal Web Team

           collaborates with library colleagues to develop annual Student Technology Fee proposal.


The position also provides reference service, information literacy instruction, and collection development in assigned subject areas.


Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.  Second Master’s degree required for appointment to Assistant Professor.

At least one year of academic library experience.  Experience with web development, management, and usability [HTML, CSS, PHP, Adobe Creative Suite].  Strong commitment to outstanding public service and ability to serve a diverse community.

Previous experience with or knowledge of following resources is recommended:

           User experience or user interface design and usability assessment methods

           Web analytics

           ADA compliance


           Blackboard and asynchronous communication technologies

           Springshare suite of products including LibGuides and LibWizard

           Instructional technologies and instructional design.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


Please send cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references to:

Kenneth Schlesinger, Chief Librarian 
Leonard Lief Library
Lehman College

250 Bedford Park Boulevard West

Bronx, New York  10468-1589       



We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply.  We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion.  Lehman College/CUNY is an EEO/AA/ADA/IRCA Employer.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Part Time Ref Librarian, Middle Country Lib (NY)

The Middle Country Public Library, in Centereach and Selden NY, is seeking an experienced librarian to help staff the busy adult reference desks at our Centereach and Selden buildings. Applicants for this part time position should possess:


· Excellent customer service skills and a dedication to helping the public

· A thorough knowledge of current electronic and print reference resources

· A familiarity with current eBook readers and platforms

· A high level of attention to detail and an ability to multitask

· Experience with and interest in providing reader’s advisory services

· An interest in emerging technologies and developing trends in libraries


Preference will be given to applicants having open availability on Fridays.

Additional shifts include Monday mornings, Tuesday afternoons, Wednesdays and Thursdays 9:30-5:00.


Interested applicants should send a resume to Theresa Arroyo at