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Saturday, April 27, 2019

P/T - Substitute Ref Lib, Mam'k Lib (NY)

Mamaroneck Library is seeking a Part-Time Substitute Reference Librarian

Substitute Reference Librarian Summary:

 Under the general direction of the Head of Adult Reference Department, the Reference Librarian performs basic librarian duties such as reader’s advisory, assisting patrons with information and computer needs, answering reference questions, and other reference duties. 

Essential Job Functions: 

• Provides reference and readers’ advisory services to adults.
• Assists patrons with the online catalog and other electronic resources and guides patrons in the use of the Internet and printing.
• Assists with interlibrary loan requests.
• Keeps informed of professional developments through participation in organization, system meetings, workshops, continuing education, and professional training.
• Other duties as assigned. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

• Ability to work well under pressure, prioritize projects and detail/deadline oriented.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
• Comprehensive knowledge of library-related technology, online database systems, bibliographic tools and resources.
• Ability to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with fellow employees, supervisors and the general public.
• Good working knowledge of modern principles and practices of library science.
• Good working knowledge of modern library organizations, procedures, policies, aims and services and ability to carry out library policy and procedures effectively.
• Public service orientation and knowledge of reading interests.

 Minimum Qualifications: 

• MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited university.
• Knowledge and experience using an automated library system and databases.

This is a part-time position. Starting salary is $21/hr. Candidate must be available to work evenings and weekends, including holidays, as needed.

Mamaroneck Library Staff are members of the CSEA Union.

To apply, send an email and resume to:

Lori Friedli, Head of Adult Reference
Mamaroneck Public Library
136 Prospect Avenue
Mamaroneck, NY 10543

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Science & Tech Librarian, Fordham Univ (NY)

TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Science and Technology Librarian
DEPARTMENT: Walsh Library, Rose Hill 


• Under the direction of the Head of Reference and Information Services, the Science and Technology librarian provides critical user support through research consultations, teaching, workshops, collection development and initiatives such as data services and repository outreach to the STEM research and general learning communities of Fordham University. 

• Collaborates with library staff and campus stakeholders across all three campuses and via online programs to integrate STEM specific information resources and library services into the curriculum and research initiatives of the University. 

• Works directly and in collaboration with library EIC as well as ITAC staff in designing and supporting software and applications for the LITE initiative in Walsh library. This includes software selection, hardware and environmental considerations, and codification of best practices in the learning space ecosystem. 

• Contributes to the development of innovative learning spaces throughout the libraries, integration of technological tools, expansion of experiential learning models, and cross-disciplinary exploration within a highly evolving library and collaborative information environment 

• Works closely with the Reference & Digital Humanities Librarian, Metadata Librarian, Emerging Technologies Librarian, and Reference & Assessment Librarian to develop data management, visualization, GIS, informatics, and other innovative services tailored to needs of the Fordham STEM community. 

• Provides in person, telephone, email, text, and chat research support in all subject areas, and acts as a primary liaison to all areas of STEM.

• Develops a dynamic social media and in-person outreach program to engage Fordham students, faculty, and researchers with the STEM support services offered by the library. 

• Promotes the University digital repository, and provides guidance on broad issues pertaining to digital scholarship, open access, scholarly communication, and data curation as these topics pertain to the unique needs of the STEM community. 

• Curates information about STEM scholarship, methodologies, research tools, and information sources to share across campuses in order to connect Fordham scholars across the disciplines and facilitate collaboration. 

• Creates and delivers library instruction sessions in all subject areas, develops instruction models for STEM that can be replicated by non-STEM librarians. 

• Participates in library-wide assessment programs and strategies. 

• Assists in library collection development initiatives. 

• Assists in the creation and maintenance of web based content management tools. 

• Supervises library support staff and student assistants, and creates schedules as needed.


• Master’s Degree from an ALA accredited library school.
• Minimum of two years of professional experience in an academic library or a science collection preferred.
• Experience providing STEM reference and instruction services in person and via telephone, text, chat, email.
• Current knowledge of digital trends and platforms for academic libraries.
• Proficiency with statistical software applications, such as Excel.
• Broad familiarity with reference literature in a wide variety of disciplines including major print and electronic sources and databases; demonstrated knowledge of STEM resources.
• Experience creating and maintaining web based content management tools such as LibGuides.
• Comfortable developing content for web pages.
• Comfortable evaluating the usability and functionality of library sources.
• Experience assisting all levels of researchers including undergraduate, graduate, faculty, alumni, and freelancers.
• Familiar with online research repositories, digital collections, and open access archival materials. 

SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
HOURS: Monday through Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Jane Suda, Head of Reference and Information Services ,Walsh Library,
No phone calls, please

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.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

F/T - Information Rscs Mgr (Elliott Mgmt) (NY)

Information Resources Manager

A top hedge fund based in New York, with offices in London, Hong Kong and Tokyo is seeking an Information Resources Manager (IRM) for its New York office. This is a full time position with an immediate start date. The IRM is part of the Research Services Department and reports to the Global Head of Market Data/Research Services.


Information and vendor management – approximately 85%

 Identify and onboard information providers/vendors in response to the research needs of investment professionals. This entails analyzing information sources, comparing competing products, reviewing pricing structures, negotiating fees and contract terms, and developing a solid understanding of the information product and its corresponding terms of use.

 Liaise between information providers and end users to assure there is a good fit. Work closely with counsel and compliance throughout the diligence and onboarding process.

 Post-onboarding responsibilities include ensuring that end users have the appropriate access and training, documenting the final contract according to internal procedures, and processing invoices.

 Manage vendor relationships throughout the term and serve as the point person internally for any questions about, or problems with, the vendor.

 Manage renewals and/or cancelations including analyzing usage, reaching out to the vendor to learn of any product or pricing changes, conveying those changes to the end users and working with them to reach a consensus on the renewal and/or cancelation.

 Facilitate access to sell side research for the NY office.

Basic research and training – approximately 15%

 Train new hires on the company’s intranet.

 Arrange training session with information providers as needed.



 Research or vendor management experience preferably in a financial, corporate, or legal setting.
 Experience selecting and using proprietary research services.
 Experience with research resources like Factiva, LexisNexis, Bloomberg, S&P Capital IQ, Westlaw, Intelligize/Edgar.
 Comfortable managing competing priorities and working in a fast-paced, global environment.
 Ability to communicate confidently, effectively, and professionally with vendors, internal clients, and colleagues including Research and Research Services Department members globally.
 Savvy internet research skills and creative approach to identifying information resources.


 Facility with Microsoft Outlook, MS Excel, and MS Word.
 Experience with SharePoint is helpful.
 Experience with Market Data Management Systems such as FITS (The Roberts Group) or MDM (MDSL) is helpful.
 Solid understanding of database design and electronic information retrieval.

 Master’s degree in Library Science required.


 Highly competitive compensation package including robust health/dental benefits.
 Opportunity to join a dynamic team.
 Midtown Manhattan office.

Interested candidates please send a cover letter and your resume to:
Deborah Schachter <>

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

P/T - Librarian, Comsewogue Public Lib (NY)

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

Seeking a customer-service oriented individual to work 17 1/2 hours per week, including nights and weekends. Position will include reference and readers advisory, assisting patrons with library computers and personal devices, collection development, and library programming. Strong technology skills and Spanish language proficiency are highly valued.

Candidates must have an MLIS degree or currently be enrolled in an ALA
accredited library school with a minimum of 12 credits completed.

Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Please send resume, by April 19th, to: 

Loretta Holtz, Head of Adult Services 
Comsewogue Public Library 
170 Terryville Road Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776 
Phone: (631) 928-1212 Fax: (631) 928-6307

The Comsewogue Public Library does not discriminate in employment or the provision of services.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Education & Research Librarian, NYU Sch of Med (NY)


NYU Health Sciences Library welcomes applicants for the position of Education and Research Librarian, a faculty appointment in the NYU School of Medicine.

The Education and Research Librarian will have primary responsibility for providing evidence-based medicine and related information skills training for health professions learners, including medical students and residents. As part of this role, the Education and Research Librarian is expected to develop and implement new innovative evidence-based medicine programming (e.g. developing curriculum and support for EBM in addition to the existing curriculum, identifying gaps in teaching and assessment of EBM across the continuum, etc.). This role is focused on undergraduate medical education, but is also expected to work in parallel with the Clinical Outreach and GME Librarian to provide education and outreach to graduate medical education programs.

In addition to this role directly supporting education, they will also support users by 1) serving as a liaison to an academic department(s), including providing dedicated support through clinical rounding, search and citation management consultations and workshops, and other support as appropriate for the user community, and 2) contributing to the library’s support of systematic reviews (e.g. leading effective systematic review consultations, building skills in systematic searching, and participating in research projects as appropriate). Depending on an individual’s professional interest, other possibilities within the library may exist.

The Education and Research Librarian will also be expected to conduct and present library research based on services, education, and outreach developed in their role. Additional responsibilities include serving on library and medical center committees and/or task forces as appropriate.

The successful applicant will be someone with the ability to take advantage of a highly flexible work environment, build partnerships with new user communities, and develop new services and curricula. They will also have a demonstrated track record of drive, strong interpersonal and collaboration skills, innovation, and a personal commitment to excellence and innovation. This position joins the library’s Education and Curriculum Support team that is at the forefront of revitalizing the way librarians engage with evidence-based medicine throughout the continuum of medical education. The team currently is involved in the medical school curriculum across all years of undergraduate medical education and has targeted outreach in graduate medical education. The successful candidate will be appointed at the Library Instructor or Assistant Curator level. The position reports to the Head of Education and Curriculum Support.

NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, and is one of the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. The Health Sciences Library supports the mission and vision of NYU Langone Health through forging meaningful connections with our users, providing innovative services, a top-tier digital collection, user-focused spaces, and a strong commitment to excellence and innovation.


• Provide classroom-based, small group, and clinic-based evidence-based medicine training.

• Work collaboratively and collegially with colleagues to support the library’s Vision, Mission, and Strategic Goals

• Provide direct assistance to users via the Library’s ticketing system, email, and in-person and virtual consultation

• Work in other areas dependent on library needs / candidate’s interest and expertise. Possibilities include: o Developing new evidence-based medicine curricula and activities o Serving as a liaison to an academic department(s) o Supporting systematic review services


Requirements ● Master’s degree in library/information science or related fields or another relevant advanced degree ● Experience or knowledge of designing and delivering library instruction to adult learners ● Strong service orientation with excellent oral and written interpersonal communication skills
Preferred ● Demonstrated abilities in teaching evidence-based medicine to health professions learners ● Conversant in information-related competencies in undergraduate and graduate medical education ● Demonstrated interest in librarian involvement in clinical rounds ● Creativity in approaches to active learner engagement ● Experience in an academic health sciences library ● Expert database searching and citation management skills


The NYU School of Medicine offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, retirement benefits, time off, tuition benefits, wellness programs, and more. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. The Health Sciences Library provides mentoring and support for research, scholarship and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. Interested candidates from outside the New York City area are encouraged to apply.


New York, NY, USA


To Apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and three references at:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Company Information

NYU Health Sciences Library, NYU School of Medicine, NYU Langone Health

Contact Information

Joey Nicholson -