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GIS/ Geospatial and Geography Information Specialist (Geospatial Specialist), University of Maryland Libraries, College Park MD

Title: GIS/ Geospatial and Geography Information Specialist (Geospatial Specialist)
Category: Librarian (Open Rank)
Department: Research Services
Benefits: 22 Days Annual Leave, 15 Days of Sick Leave, 3 Days Personal Leave, 15 Paid Holidays
Tuition Remission, Health, Dental, Vision, and Prescription

As the largest university library system in the Washington D.C.-Baltimore area, the University of Maryland Libraries serve more than 37,500 students and 4,200 faculty of the flagship College Park campus. The University of Maryland Libraries share the teaching, learning and research goals of the university. Its role as a key academic resource is evident in its service to the academic community and its actionable strategic plan. Recent membership in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, a robust organization of Big Ten member institutions, is particularly meaningful to the University Libraries and will further propel the university's ascendancy in academic excellence.

Based in the Humanities and Social Sciences Librarians group within the Research Services unit, the GIS/Geospatial and Geography Information Specialist will have responsibilities for GIS/Geospatial data, and liaison services to the Department of Geographical Sciences. The librarian in this position is a forward-focused individual who will establish and grow the Libraries' GIS services program. S/he will be an expert in applying geospatial concepts and techniques to the research agendas of faculty and students, will manage the geography and maps collections, maintaining strong relationships with faculty and students in the Department of Geographical Sciences, and will enhance curricula and research innovation across the University relating to spatial and visual thinking.


  • Develop a robust GIS Program based on analysis of constituent needs through the University.
  • Actively engages and collaborates with the Department of Geographical Sciences and other units to develop a comprehensive plan for GIS services in the Libraries' Research Commons, and on campus.
  • Serves as library liaison to the Department of Geographical Sciences, which involves, but is not limited to, promoting services available through the Libraries, teaching introductory and upper level GIS workshops, and other related courses in support of the Libraries' information literacy efforts and faculty research, creating web and digital content, developing and managing print and electronic collections, providing research data management services, and overseeing the maps collection in all formats and locations.
  • Support data visualization activities by promoting techniques associated with specialized, evolving data visualization tools for spatial applications.
  • Design and deliver consulting services to faculty and students using spatial data in a wide range of units across the University, and will collaborate with units already providing GIS consulting.
  • Work closely with the Digital Programs and Initiatives, and others to increase understanding of geospatial and data issues pertaining to research and teaching throughout the Libraries and on campus at large.
  • Responsible for acquiring, developing, and curating geospatial data collections and for leveraging research software and technology resources to enhance course development and research innovation.
  • Provides general and subject-specific information and research service in person, by phone, through CHAT, IM, and by email, exploring new ways of communication and challenging existing limitations.
  • Participates in the activities of the Humanities and Social Sciences Librarians and Research Services, in library and campus committees as appropriate.
  • Participates in professional development activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library Information Science, or
  • A Master's degree in GIS/Geography, Geology, Planning, Computer Science, or related discipline and equivalent background.
  • Knowledge of the organization of information and of scholarship in the geoscience disciplines.

· Understanding of current and emerging trends in GIS, cartography and related geographic information resources and applications.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to function independently and in groups, build and maintain relationships with partners and library staff; ability to provide exceptional service to a diverse clientele.

Preferred Qualifications:
· Strong experience with ESRI software and its applications in research and teaching.

· Ability to conduct environmental scans and reviews of faculty and student research needs.

· Demonstrated strong teaching abilities.

· Experience in or aptitude towards collection development in Geography, including in specialized formats required by the discipline.

· Ability to lead change.

· One year of library or related professional experience.

· Experience with web technologies, repository systems, or database structure, description and development.

· Familiarity with Semantic Web technologies; and collections (e.g., scholarly journals, databases, digital libraries and other formats).

· Knowledge of remote sensing, Visual Basic programming skills, understanding of and/or willingness to learn math and statistical analysis.

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Position is appointed to Librarian Faculty Ranks as established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Rank at appointment is based on the successful applicant's experience and relevant credentials. For additional information, consult the following website:

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Taxonomist, Goldman Sachs, Jersey City NJ

Job Summary & Responsibilities
Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all areas of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. Alongside this vital service delivery role, Operations provides essential risk management and control, preserving and enhancing the firm's assets and its reputation.

Operations span all product lines and markets, serving as internal business partners who develop the processes and controls, and help to specify the systems that deliver accuracy, timeliness and integrity to our business.

The Business Architecture and Technology Strategy team is responsible for the division's business architecture, technology strategy and capabilities design, including platforms and tools such as user developed applications, business process management tools and workflow automation technologies. Taxonomies are a key component of the division's information architecture and are currently being developed and overseen under this team's business architecture mandate.

Responsibilities to include:
• Lead efforts to design and develop taxonomies and evolve the Operations Division's ontology.
• Facilitate discovery sessions with a wide range of business and technology stakeholders.
• Evaluate existing taxonomies and knowledge sets for inclusion in Operations Division taxonomies.
• Conduct logical validation and inference analysis for new taxonomies using taxonomy management tools.
• Advocate the use of ontologies and semantic technologies within the Operations Divisions.
• Act as the Operations Division contact for Technology regarding data and functionality requirements for a taxonomy management platform.

Basic Qualifications
• Advanced degree in mathematics or philosophy with a strong emphasis on logic.
• Professional experience applying ontologies in data, artificial intelligence, or application environments.
• At least 5 years of experience in developing and managing large or multiple taxonomies and search technologies.
• Experience with developing and implementing strategies for enterprise taxonomy development and deployment.
• Experience developing and managing business-specific taxonomies, controlled vocabularies and metadata schemas for organizing information assets.
• Experience implementing taxonomies in enterprise content management systems and with taxonomy and thesauri management software.

Preferred Qualifications
• Working experience in the financial services industry.
• Strong communications abilities, especially with synthesizing and arbitrating different points of view.
• Must have strong problem solving and conceptual thinking abilities.
• Successful track record of integrating enterprise taxonomies with enterprise information systems.

Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

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Content Analyst - Web Content, Acquire Media, Burlington MA

Job Description: The content analyst will have primary responsibility for the spidered (web-scraped) content in the Acquire Media product offerings. They will be trained in our proprietary tools and gain an understanding of all aspects of our content operation, from data transmission formats to delivery methods and frequency. The position requires a detail-oriented person with excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to juggle multiple tasks and prioritize deadlines.




Research availability of online news content and identify relevant and credible content.


Manage the implementation life cycle, setting deadlines and providing scheduled milestones for software engineers


Classify news sources to our industry and subject taxonomy.


Provide content expertise to sales staff and customer account managers.




• College Degree (B.S./B.A) and 5+ years of experience as a business/technical analyst or librarian/information specialist.

• Familiarity with the software development lifecycle

• Familiarity with tools and data formats (including RSS, XML, and Text Editors)

• Experience working on multidisciplinary teams and an ability to manage small projects.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

Salary: $52k/yr 

To apply, send your resume to

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Senior Information Developer, OCLC Dublin, Dublin OH

Discover.  Innovate.  Collaborate.  Inform. A few words we use to describe a career at OCLC.


OCLC, a worldwide library services organization headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, is a leader in information technologies and innovative online services. With office locations around the globe, OCLC employees are dedicated to offering premier services and software to help libraries cut costs while keeping pace with the demands of our information-driven society.


We are currently seeking an Information Developer for our Dublin, Ohio Headquarters.  This position is responsible for ensuring that OCLC Member Libraries are successful in adopting and effectively using OCLC's Products and Services.  This role is focused on ensuring that users of OCLC's Products and Services have access to the most appropriate User Help (inc. Documentation, Tutorials, Online Help, Training, etc.) when and where they need it.  This involves evaluating the user's needs and recommending solutions to meet those needs.  This role requires close coordination with several internal departments, such as User Experience, Development, Product Management, Training, Implementation, and Quality Assurance.


  • Plan, scope, schedule and develop User Help (inc. Documentation, Tutorials, Online Help, Training, etc.) material in support of existing OCLC Products and Services. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (Product Management; Development; User Experience; Implementation; Training; Quality Assurance; etc.) to ensure that OCLC products and services are as intuitive as possible.
  • Measure the success of User Help materials through Usability Testing; Surveys; Interviews; Onsite Studies; User Feedback; etc. and revise User Help based on the results of these metrics.
  • Develop materials that support OCLC's Total Member Care program.
  • Perform rigorous analyses of OCLC Products and Services (interface design, user behavior, screen text, error messages, etc.) to determine areas in need of User Help.
  • Participate in Effective Use initiatives, which involve measuring the successful adoption of OCLC Products and Services by Member Libraries.
  • Focus on what is best for the User.
  • This person will be an assertive User Advocate, supporting his/her position with metrics or studies that demonstrate the relative effectiveness of a particular solution.
  • Thought leader in the area of User Help, consistently generating innovative ideas on how we can improve OCLC User Help.
  • This person will employ a broad array of tools, techniques, and methodologies to develop the most effective solution for the User.
  • Work to meet critical deadlines, not to a fixed work schedule.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Identify documentation gaps, and spearhead efforts to fill them in.
  • Strong collaborator with other cross-functional groups (i.e. assertive, proactive, forward-thinking, and flexible).
  • Demonstrate a professionalism requisite to represent OCLC when communicating with Member Libraries.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Humanities field required.
  • Experience producing high-quality deliverables (documents; analyses; project plans) in fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Experience working in libraries or directly with libraries.
  • Experience working collaboratively with several internal parties (development; product management; quality assurance; sales).
  • Superior communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to think critically to solve problems.
  • Ability to proactively identify problems and opportunities and act upon them.


  • MLS or MLIS in Library and Information Science preferred.
  • Experience managing projects (managing relationships; scheduling project plans; communicating clearly and professionally).


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Platform Sales Associate, Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA

Duties & Responsibilities: Reporting to the Digital Content Manager, the Platform Sales Associate (PSA) will play a critical role in identifying and engaging potential customers for digital platforms published by Harvard University Press, including the Digital Loeb Classical Library and the Digital Dictionary of American Regional English. The PSA will populate and maintain a customer database, arrange trial subscriptions, provide training, negotiate licenses, and manage ongoing customer support.


  • Become fully conversant in features and capabilities of HUP digital platforms. 
  • Proactively engages with customers to gain insight, communicate new and improved product functionality, and identify opportunities.
  • Maintains client base and corresponding retention volume by undertaking analysis, research, negotiation, and other activities that increase and solidify customer loyalty to HUP platforms.
  • Identifies, manages, and resolves issues via collaboration with internal teams such as Sales, Marketing, Editorial, and Accounting.
  • Learns and maintains proprietary Account Management System alongside external customer interaction database.
  • Provides regular internal reporting on sales completed and in-process.

Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, plus at least 3 years' related experience in publishing and customer service OR library information science.

Additional Qualifications

  • Outstanding verbal communication skills; fluency in English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to professionally interact with a diverse blend of personalities to reach resolution and maintain strong relationships.
  • Strong multi-tasking, organizational and prioritization skills, with ability to maintain professional demeanor under pressure.
  • Creative problem solver and decision maker, with enthusiasm and focus to reach positive outcomes.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, making decisions based on data and good judgment and drawing on resources to support decision making when appropriate.
  • Ability to analyze, compare, evaluate, reconcile and draw meaningful conclusions and action plans from data.
  • Capacity to learn and effectively utilize Account Management System and other programs relevant to the role.
  • Advanced degree in Library Science a plus!

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Senior Publishing Technology Specialist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA

Job Description

SENIOR PUBLISHING TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST, MIT Press, to serve as the point person for evaluating and implementing new technologies and assist with developing technology strategies for the Books and Journals divisions. Will optimize the creation and distribution of eBooks, digital journal materials, and supplemental materials by managing both the integration of current systems and implementation of new technologies; help streamline and integrate each divisions' digital production and distribution infrastructure; liaise with current technology providers (e.g., Atypon and Firebrand) to ensure smooth operation; manage vendor relationships; manage metadata initiatives; assist with digitization projects; assist in training staff to use new technologies; maintain thorough documentation and interface with software development team to introduce and build upon current books and journals requirements; stay abreast of technology developments; work with stakeholders to identify and document requirements for new technology projects and platforms and with developers to codify these requirements into workable designs; and meet with potential publishing clients and explain the Press' technology approach and future direction.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: at least five years' experience working in an academic publishing environment; working knowledge of XML, DTDs, ePub, and HTML; demonstrated ability to manage vendor relationships; ability to multitask; excellent oral and written communication skills; and ability to communicate complex technical issues to nontechnical staff and vendors. Familiarity with a broad range of technologies including content platforms, production systems, e-commerce, content management systems, manuscript cleanup systems (e.g., eXtyles), Google Analytics, web technologies, mobile reading devices, and subscription management systems preferred. Master's degree in library science or publishing also preferred, as is a general understanding of programming technologies (especially XSLT transforms). Experience working on scholarly journals a plus. Job #11312-O


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

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Records Technician, Law Firm, Boston MA

AccuFile seeks Records Technician for full-time assignment at global law firm in Boston, MA. The Records Technician will be responsible for general file production and maintenance in accordance with the firm's records information management (RIM) standards and controls. The ideal candidate will have one to two years of work experience in a legal environment, familiarity with Excel, LegalKEY or other record-keeping software, demonstrate a strong task orientation and exceptional attention to detail. Need is immediate.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and retrieve files for client use as requested. Deliver files to clients within established time frames and ensure returned files are properly logged and placed back in their proper location;
  • Perform tasks associated with general file production including descriptive data entry that is accurate and consistent with firm standards into file tracking software, generation of application labels and bar codes to folders, inter-filing (by alphabetical order and sort by number);
  • Analyze existing file information to determine when new record series must be created. Verify and collect additional data from legal assistance, secretaries and clerks;
  • Prepare and organize files for storage and retrieval;
  • Assist in quality control in the file creation process to ensure compliance and consistency with departmental and firm standards;
  • Perform relief and/or project duties and responsibilities, which may include assisting with searches, file maintenance, file conversions and file inventories.


  • Two years post-secondary or records-specific training with minimum of two years of work experience in a legal environment;
  • Prior experience with Excel, LegalKEY or other record-keeping software highly desired;
  • Proactive task orientation with ability to plan and organize tasks related to file production and maintenance;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to meet obligations with confidentiality, integrity and sensitivity;
  •  Physical activity required including bending, reaching, lifting and prolonged periods standing. May lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

To apply:

Please forward resume and cover letter to Kathleen Schmidt, jobs (at) accufile(dot)com.


AccuFile is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To learn more about AccuFile's integrated research and knowledge solution, please visit

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Chinese Collection Consultant, temporary and unclassified, Memorial Hall Library, Andover MA

Definition: Under the direction of the Head of Circulation and Technical Services, manage all aspects of the Chinese Collection, including cataloging, weeding, and ordering new Chinese materials in various formats.


Essential Functions : 

Catalog all Chinese materials, including books, DVDs, CDs, and magazines, recognizing if the bibliographic record matches the material in hand. Help staff determine what needs to go on the spine label and pocket.


Order all new Chinese materials through reputable vendors and in all formats, including books, DVDs, and CDs.


Consult with the serials committee, recommending purchase of popular Chinese magazines and newspaper subscriptions.  Recommend withdrawal of serial subscriptions, when necessary.


Weed the Chinese collection using standard librarian weeding procedures (by condition or last activity date).  Be able to recognize classic Chinese authors or titles.


Collaborate with other library staff, as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities


Knowledge of library operations, policies and procedures.


 Computer literacy; including but not limited to the Internet, the Evergreen ILS, Windows 7, online cataloguing, word processing software and spreadsheets, and online databases.


Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.


Commitment to excellence in customer service.


Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.


Education and Experience:


Master's degree in Library and Information Science from an accredited ALA program preferred.


Two or more years of library experience preferred.


Any equivalent combination of education and experience accepted.


Physical Elements:


Work in an unusually busy and relatively noisy library environment.


Lift books and related library materials, no more than 40 pounds.


Walk and climb stairs on three levels.


Regularly use computer keyboard requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.


Salary: $20 per hour, non-benefited, not to exceed $2,000 for FY15

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Associate Editor, OCLC- Library of Congress, Washington DC

Discover. Innovate. Collaborate. Inform. A few words we use to describe a career at OCLC.

OCLC, a worldwide library services organization headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, is a leader in information technologies and innovative online services. With office locations around the globe, OCLC employees are dedicated to offering premier services and software to help libraries cut costs while keeping pace with the demands of our information-driven society.

The Associate Editor will be responsible for developing and updating the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) within the framework of the editorial plan and in response to current and future needs of the worldwide Dewey user community- 200,000 libraries in 135 countries plus emerging uses inside and outside of libraries.

Job Requirements

• Develop and update the DDC within the framework of the approved editorial work plan, researching subject areas, consulting with experts, and interacting with internal and external reviewers.
• Prepare and issue regular updates to the DDC.
• Prepare and/or edit electronic and print publications based on the DDC, and participate in new electronic product development and testing.
• Promote the DDC through presentations, papers, workshops, and conference participation throughout the world, and serve as liaison to DDC user and review groups.
• Serve as technical liaison to development and research related to the DDC.
• Review licensed translations and publications based on the DDC, and serve as liaison to translation advisory groups.

• Master's degree or foreign equivalent in Library Science or Information Science, or related field.
• Demonstrated desire to specialize in subject cataloging or knowledge organization (via coursework, internships, volunteer work in libraries, or work experience).
• Reading skills in one or more languages in addition to English (preferred, not required; preference will be given to candidates with this skill).
• Some familiarity with:

  •  Dewey Decimal Classification System and other forms of bibliographic classification systems (e.g., LCC, UDC, Bliss)
  •  FRBR suite of requirements (esp. FRBR, FRSAD) and other subject authorities standards and/or models
  •  contemporary knowledge representation languages (e.g., OWL)
  •  MARC, RDA, and/or AACR2

• Library of Congress subject headings (course work is acceptable; work or internship experience is preferred.)

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Market Research Analyst, Chicago Area IL

Are you, or is someone you know, seeking a great opportunity to join a global Innovation team? You will have the opportunity to help shape this team and the future of the company.

Our client, a multi-national specialty chemical company serving the adhesives, graphic arts, specialty coatings, aroma chemicals and synthetic rubber industries, is seeking the right individual to: research and identify new markets, market opportunities and market trends and to focus business and technology development to drive long term business growth.  The scope of the Innovation organization includes 1) leveraging advantaged rosin availability, unique dispersion technology and usage in new markets and 2) the development of new markets, new technologies or new value offerings to deliver exceptional and sustainable growth.  This team is seeking an experienced market research expert to identify new markets, merger and acquisition prospects and joint venture opportunities. 

This position will be located either in their downtown Chicago office or in their northwest suburban location.

This Market Research Analyst will:

  • Conduct primary and secondary market research to identify new markets and trends. 
  • Apply advanced Market Research skills in developing analytics to aid decision making. 
  • Make recommendations based on these analytics to develop innovative strategies to provide exceptional growth. 
  • Identify potential opportunities for creating processes and technologies that improve the cost of doing business in chosen target markets. 
  • Make recommendations for merger and acquisition prospects and joint venture opportunities. 

Experience required:

Bachelor degree required, advanced degree preferred.

3-7 years experience in identifying sources of and collecting data as well as analyzing and interpreting it.

Experience in chemical industry strongly preferred.

If you have interest in this position, or know someone who may have interest, please contact me.

Greg Holysz
Executive Search Consultant
HCM Partners, Inc. 

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Technical Metadata Librarian, Copyright Clearance Center, Danvers MA

Job Description: The Technical Metadata Librarian will be involved in tracking and surfacing changing and emerging bibliographic metadata standards and best practices both within the Data Systems team, as well as to other CCC stakeholders. The successful candidate will be charged with the analysis, specification, testing, and maintenance of applications and processes involving CCC's bibliographic and rights databases. Represent business interests in projects, help ensure system conformity to CCC policies, procedures and standards, and provide leadership on complex projects. The successful candidate will display a sophisticated ability to understand the technologies being used and the development process. In addition, the Metadata Architect will serve as liaison between Data Systems & Services, Engineering Application Development and other CCC business units to provide technical solutions that meet user needs.


  • Serve as CCC's metadata expert, responsible for data model creation, maintenance and international standards compliance.
  • Propose business models for emerging metadata standards and fields across the organization where appropriate.
  • Track industry standards (via participation in relevant industry standard organizations and working groups), technologies and related process activities in libraries, publishing and other knowledge industries to advise CCC management on applicability to CCC's systems and products. Oversee and assist in the development of CCC's bibliographic and rights management metadata standards.
  • Lead definition and prioritization of business requirements for internal and customer-facing applications in accordance with metadata architecture and business strategy. Drive implementation of new functionality and enhancements with an eye towards industry standards. Advocate for streamlined business processes through assessment of existing practices and the development of process improvements.
  • Serve on cross-functional project teams responsible for the implementation of major business system upgrades. Collaborate with technical teams to translate business requirements into functional specifications.
  • Develop communication and training plans for system enhancements in collaboration with other business managers. Provide technical support and training for users through direct instruction, individualized training and written communication.
  • Serve as coach and mentor to other Data Systems & Services staff in the areas of business analysis, requirements specification, system functionality, bibliographic and rights metadata standards, and project management methodology.


  • At least 5 years' experience working in a publishing or library environment.
  • Proven track record in successfully leading functional project teams in a development setting.
  • Ability to absorb technical and business workflows quickly and efficiently.
  • Experience working directly with both technical and non-technical staff in a project-based setting.
  • Superior analytical and critical thinking skills. Excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Skilled at navigating competing demands and expectations with diplomacy and skill.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Adept at establishing strong working relationships with highly technical development staff.


  • Bachelor's degree and ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent industry experience.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of metadata standards including DC, MODS, METS, MARC, ONIX, MARCXML, PBCORE.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of protocols and data models including OAI-PMH, OAI-ORE, ResourceSync, Europeana Data Model (EDM), Linked Open Data, RDF.
  • An in-depth understanding of current issues and trends in the domain of bibliographic data management and manipulation.
  • Practical experience managing all aspects of metadata creation for a digital repository, including selection and implementation of metadata standards, quality control, and crosswalking/mapping data sets.
  • Successful track record fulfilling leadership roles on project teams in environments that involve highly complex technological systems and workflows, and a rapidly changing business environment.
  • Experience with publishing and bibliographic data in a variety of formats.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, with the ability to convey information to both technical and business audiences.
  • Experience working closely with Engineering resources and collaborating closely with the Engineering department to deploy technology based solutions


  • Experience working with bibliographic and content feeds
  • Experience with Agile project methodologies
  • Familiarity with one or more scripting language

Please forward resume to

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Cataloging and Acquisitions Services Librarian, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, Boston MA

Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP is a firm of more than 600 lawyers in 16 offices in US, Europe and Asia with more than a century of experience as business-minded legal counsel.


Visit our website at for additional information about our Firm.


We are currently seeking qualified and experienced candidates for the following position.  Candidates must submit a resume and include salary requirements to to be considered.  Edwards Wildman offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package.





Job Summary:

The Cataloging and Acquisitions Services Librarian is responsible for procuring and cataloging print and digital materials for all Firm libraries (14). Evaluates all collections for efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and relevance to the practices of the attorneys firmwide. Keeps up with changing trends in the firm's practice and coordinates with the other librarians to make sure all practice needs are met. Weeds the collections of out of date or superseded materials including periodicals.



  • Responsible for all aspects of acquisition of library materials, including pre-order searching, placing orders, claims.
  • Responsible for all aspects of collection development and the deaccessioning of library materials, in accordance with the collection development policy.
  • Orders new materials on behalf of attorneys, Marketing and other staff. Ensures proper delivery of materials to the requester.
  • Responsible for all aspects of cataloging bibliographic and authority control, including cataloging in all formats using OCLC and EOSi system. Ensures accuracy and compliance with national and local standards for bibliographic control.
  • Performs all copy and original cataloging for the library; sets guidelines for original cataloging. Maintains a library shelf list or its equivalent, and shelf reads as needed.
  • Oversees the distribution of Deskbooks and sets policies in consultation with firm's practice groups.
  • Works directly with vendors on billing problems and claims.
  • Acts as back up to Serials Librarian and Technical Services/Computer Librarian.
  • Implements and maintains an automated library circulation system to checks in, checks out, renews, and reserves materials for attorneys; and keeps circulation statistics and monthly reports.
  • Maintains Library Circulation by sending past due notices, maintaining a list of missing books and periodicals, checking attorney offices, and replacing missing books in consultation with Head of Firmwide Library Services, edits bibliographic records accordingly.
  • Manages and administers a firmwide library Circulation policy and procedures. Implements and maintains Reference Tracker and Library's FAQ page.
  • Participates in the ongoing training for EOS by attending EOS periodic web training.
  • Oversees periodic audit of Serials check-in system, claims missing materials, and updates Holdings accordingly.


  • Minimum of two years recent cataloging experience; cataloging legal materials in an academic law library preferred.
  • Experience cataloging a variety of bibliographic and physical formats including digital materials. Substantial knowledge of legal bibliography.
  • Knowledge of cataloging and classification practices and tools; experienced with one or more integrated library systems.
  • Knowledge of internationally applied cataloging standards (AACR2 and RDA); familiarity with Library of Congress subject and classification schedules; and, an understanding of how catalog data is coded and mapped through OCLC and MARC21 Bibliographic Formats to display in an automated library system.
  • Experience cataloging materials through a networked cataloging utility such as OCLC, in an integrated library system, such as EOSi.
  • Experience with continuing resources and automated check in systems.
  • Ability to train staff and prepare effective training material and other documentation.
  • Catalog maintenance experience, particularly in quality control issues related to access to library resources.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.
  • Actively participating in professional organization to stay informed on developments in cataloging and technical services.

Please note:

Only applicants meeting the above-noted experience level and skills will be contacted for an interview.

  • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.
  • No third party or agency resumes will be accepted.


Edwards Wildman Palmer is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

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Serials Librarian, Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, Boston MA

Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP is a firm of more than 600 lawyers in 16 offices in US, Europe and Asia with more than a century of experience as business-minded legal counsel.


Visit our website at for additional information about our Firm.


We are currently seeking qualified and experienced candidates for the following position.  Candidates must submit a resume and include salary requirements to  to be considered.  Edwards Wildman offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package.





Job Summary:

Responsible for the control and management of continuing resources in all formats. Also responsible for quality control, and the implementation of policies and procedures that support the timely and persistent availability of continuing resources to library users.


  • Responsible for the entire set of processes for library continuations for all offices, including creating patron records in EOS.
  • Responsible for updating PubList, providing access to online library database subscriptions, managing the posting of the PubList and the A-Z List of electronic resources to Firm's intranet.
  • Assists with updating and maintaining content on the library's web site and intranet.
  • Processes the arrival and departures of all staff as pertains to serial publications, databases and checked-out library materials.
  • Prepares 'notes' and Guides for the electronic resources, as applicable, so that the staff can troubleshoot access problems for the patrons expediently.
  • Manages the quantity and quality of resources received, claims missing materials, for all formats.
  • Oversees the filers' schedules and the Boston filer's duties. Maintains schedule of filers in other offices, and ensures that they send list of items filed soon after their visit, and maintains a file folder for each of the offices; troubleshoots filing problems for filers in all offices.
  • Processes library invoices, statements and renewal notices, for Accounting;
  • Aids in the maintenance of routing lists for deskbooks. Distributes requested deskbooks and updates inventory in EOS.
  • Responsible for the reference desk newspaper collection, including retention and weeding. Removes superseded materials from the shelves and processes them accordingly.
  • Returns unwanted library materials to publishers.
  • Assumes primary responsibility for library maintenance, including supplies, facing and shelf reading.
  • Assists with inventory control by checking attorney offices for missing books, Prints book/other material labels using library software, EOS.
  • Participates in the ongoing training for EOS by attending EOS periodic web training.
  • Responsible for Lexis Westlaw usage report, collaborates with TS/Computer Librarian of Research Monitor.


  • Recent Library School graduate; law firm experience preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communications and customer service skills and ability to interact effectively with all level of firm personnel.
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with one or more integrated library systems and OCLC. Ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks.

Please note:

Only applicants meeting the above-noted experience level and skills will be contacted for an interview.

  • This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.
  • No third party or agency resumes will be accepted.


Edwards Wildman Palmer is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

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Librarian, Seattle Children's, Seattle WA

We invite you to bring your career to an environment where talent is rewarded and new ideas are encouraged.  At Seattle Children's, the Pacific Northwest's premier pediatric care center, you'll find a true commitment to our patients and families that reaches far beyond the bounds of clinical expertise.

Schedule: Full time

Shift: Days, M-F

Location:  Main Hospital Campus

Salary: DOE


Provide day-to-day knowledge-based reference assistance and information services for faculty, physicians, residents, staff and students in support of the mission of Seattle Children's.  Includes training and orientation of library users, circulation and cataloging functions, and the development and maintenance of book and journal collections.  As a member of the Clinical Effectiveness program, participate in the development of evidence-based clinical care resources and the design of methodologies for their creation.  Participate in ongoing library strategic planning, quality improvement initiatives, and the development of web-based educational resources.

Minimum Education and Experience:
- Master's degree from an ALA-accredited graduate school of library/information science
- At least five (5) years experience as a medical  librarian
- At least five (5) years experience with biomedical database searching
- Technical literacy in use of library technology, standard desktop and Internet applications
- Experience in interpreting information needs of users

- Member, Academy of Health Information Professionals
- Reading recognition of a foreign language

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Advanced knowledge of, and experience with, current resources, vocabularies and research techniques in the biomedical sciences, specifically in Evidence-Based Practice tenets and teaching methodologies
- Knowledge of medical terminology
- Familiarity with use of integrated library systems
- Excellent teaching and presentation skills
- Strong commitment to customer service
- Strong organizational and managerial skills
- Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Able to develop a vision for library services and exercise leadership in its pursuit
- Able to work independently, set priorities, multitask, and display strong personal initiative
- Able to interact comfortably with a diverse community

We offer competitive pay, generous paid time off, transportation discounts, and employee reward and recognition programs.  For more information and to apply online, visit us at<> noting requisition number 14-8239. Seattle Children's is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Part-time Law Librarian, Law Firm, Boston MA

AccuFile seeks Part-time Law Librarian to provide coverage one to three days per week at a leading global law firm in Boston, MA.  The ideal candidate will have two to four years of experience conducting legal research, strong technical services skills, an exceptional customer service orientation and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.




Technical Services duties include:


  • Provide serials management, check-in and routing publications, processing new materials, cataloging and interlibrary loan


Research duties include:


  • Conduct cost-effective research in a wide range of areas including practice-specific areas of law, business intelligence, public records, legislative history, news and media
  • Assist with training lawyers, staff and other stakeholders on the use of web-based legal research platforms, i.e. Westlaw, LexisNexis, Bloomberg, electronic journals, on-line court dockets and legislative materials
  • Coordinate informational support for all firm practice and administrative areas.
  • Assist with outreach, marketing and the development of strategic plans




  • Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited organization or other relevant advanced degree
  • Two to four years of work experience in a law firm with strong working knowledge of legal research resources and online databases
  • Strong technical services experiences
  • Possess organizational awareness, excellent communication skills and the proven ability to work independently or with a team


To apply:


Please forward resume and cover letter to Kathleen Schmidt, jobs (at) accufile (dot) com.


AccuFile is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To learn more about AccuFile's integrated research and knowledge solution, please visit

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Rights & Photo Research Coordinator, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Burlington MA

Title: Rights & Photo Research Coordinator

Ascend Learning, LLC ( is a global leader providing online education, assessment, remediation, certification and e-learning solutions for the post-secondary academic market specifically serving the nursing, allied health, sports medicine, public safety, and the financial services industries. We publish the following types of products at present: main text print and related supplemental print and digital products, including test banks, instructors manuals, media banks, student study guides, delivered in print form, digital form (online, mobile, tablet, etc.), and via physical media, such as DVD.

Position Summary:

The Jones & Bartlett Learning Rights & Photo Research Department is a full service, in-house resource for Editorial, Production, and authors. The Rights & Photo Research Coordinator will manage a high volume of print and digital projects concurrently as they move through production, coordinating tasks to outside vendors and freelancers as necessary.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Track permission and research status in for a variety of projects while maintaining a high level of communication with key stakeholders in Production, Editorial, Design, and Marketing
  • Coordinate the clearance of rights and permissions on all third-party content
  • Coordinate photo/art research based on specs provided at project launch
  • Perform art creation and adaptation suggestions
  • Complete copyright risk assessment
  • Act as a resource for the projection of estimated costs associated with permissions on future products
  • Maintain meticulous image and permission records on all projects, ensure associated documentation are properly stored in digital asset management system
  • Negotiate rates, pricing, and permissions with vendors
  • Actively pursue assets that can be utilized globally within the company
Required Skills

Minimum Basic Qualifications

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent
  • 2-3 years professional experience in a relevant field
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite

Required Skills and Experience

  • Ability to prioritize and manage several projects concurrently
  • Demonstrate creative problem solving
  • Have the ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with multiple people in a variety of functions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience dealing with copyright and Intellectual Property
  • Experience with databases (such as Filemaker)

Please respond with a resume and cover letter at

 Job Location: Burlington, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular      

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Product Manager for Collection Development, Ebsco, Ipswich MA

Ebsco is hiring a Product Manager for Collection Development. Please see description and requirements below. Applicants should submit an application online at

Position Overview

Product Manager, Collection Development

  • Responsible for all aspects of product management and planning for assigned collection development and librarian resource product lines, including H.W. Wilson Core Collection
  • Establishes goals, objectives and milestones for product lines and leads the creation of plans for EBSCO's efforts to market the product lines to library and non-library buyers
  • Ongoing maintenance and development within assigned product lines including identification of functional and content requirements and improvements
  • Oversees the collection development efforts for Core Collections and other school/public library market products (selection, evaluation, and on-going assessment)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works with collection development team to refine the process of recommending content, based on pre-established criteria and standard collection development parameters, to be included within the Core Collections
  • Develops business plans for products following the EIS Roadmap Methodology.
  • Acts as champion for assigned product lines
  • Contributes to product enhancements by identifying metadata and process related enhancements which align with industry projected growth and innovation
  • Becomes knowledgeable about competitive products and understands the requirements of library customers and the library market
  • Provide product expertise and help prepare communications regarding product updates related to Core Collections in support of sales and marketing efforts
  • Actively promotes the product(s) with both internal audiences (Sales and Customer Support) and external audiences (Customers)
  • Demonstrates the flexibility needed to adapt to new tasks and initiatives as they become evident and necessary, due to evolving and growing needs at EBSCO
  • Supervises collection development team and oversees the work of independent contractors engaged in the functions and activities described above, including librarian Advisory Boards and focus groups



Masters in Library and Information Science.

3-5 years experience working in libraries and/ or with library technology.

Collection development experience (1-3 years) and thorough knowledge of cataloging and classification principles and practices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the publishing industry, library acquisitions and/or electronic access standards
  • Demonstrated ability to create and assess recommendations based on multiple criteria, including genre, appeal, reading level, topic, and other author-related and reader-centered attributes
  • Flexibility and the capacity to embrace change in a dynamic and evolving organization
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, work-flow analysis, and project management skills
  • Familiarity with Core Collections and Sears List of Subject Headings
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to function in a team environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Management experience

About EBSCO Information Services: What We Offer

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading provider of resources for libraries worldwide including EBSCONET®, and EBSCOhost®, the world's premier for-fee online research service. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals and magazines from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS), which provides institutions with a fast, single search box for its entire collection. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.

The EBSCO Information Services headquarters is located in Ipswich, MA along the banks of the Ipswich River. We are just minutes from the MBTA train stop and provide 75% commuter rail reimbursement. EBSCO offers a competitive employee benefits package including Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, dental insurance, vision, short and long term disability, life insurance, and a retirement savings & profit sharing plan. Considered one of the top places to work in Massachusetts, EBSCO also offers a subsidized cafeteria, free coffee, an on-site fitness center with classes, and tuition reimbursement.

About the Product Management Department
When you join EBSCO as a Product Manager, Collection Development, you will contribute your skills to the Product Management Department in Ipswich, MA. The Product Management department develops strategies for product lines, evaluates competition, identifies revenue opportunities for products, and selects the product portfolio on EBSCOhost®. Other professionals working in this department include editors, product managers, product management analysts, royalty management specialists, contract administrators, collections management specialists, research analysts, account managers and more.

EBSCO Information Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Information Architect, Tekzenit, Irving TX

Information Architect; direct contract to hire



Irving, TX



Your nickname is "Problem Solver". You are an information architect who knows how to get your card sort on and some say that you may be a tree-test hugger - we don't judge. You have experience in desktop, tablet and mobile across a wide range of projects, from consumer-focused websites to back-end enterprise-level lead-gen systems...and anywhere in-between. You dream in mind maps and create word clouds for fun.


While heavily leaning on traditional IA and UX strategy skillsets, you seek to closely collaborate with an extended team of Designers, Copywriters, Project Managers and Web Developers in order to get things done.


You are THE intersection between Content, User and Context.


Required Experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to make the complex simple.
  • Translate disparate needs into meaningful, action-inducing user experience frameworks.
  • Strong knowledge of user interface design processes and methodology
  • Working knowledge of User Centered Design Principles and Practices
  • Ability to plan and conduct IA related research such as card sorts and tree tests
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Knowledge of information architecture-related software (Visio, Axure, etc.)
  • Highly organized self starter
  • Ability to make order out of chaos


Bonus Points For:

  • IA Experience with large corporations and/or large, complex web properties
  • Agile or LEAN UX experience
  • Experience in a contracting / consulting environment


Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor's degree in HCI or Library Science with a web emphasis + 4 or more years of experience in IA with web properties that contain 200+ pages


  • Master's Degree in HCI or Library Science + 2 years experience in IA with web properties that contain 200+ pages


Please include your portfolio of IA samples.


Please email all resumes to

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Clinical Information Librarian, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia PA

Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation's first hospital, founded in 1751 in Philadelphia PA, is seeking applicants for the Clinical Librarian position. Please see the brief description below and submit applications at the Penn Medicine careers website (search for keyword "librarian" in the "All Other Opportunities" category).

Position Description

The Clinical Information Librarian provides library education and information services for clinical clientele and meets information needs through direct collaboration with clinical staff as well as through the oversight of the Medical Library. Responsibilities of this role include the development of goals and priorities based upon the strategic plan of the Library and the institution, development of new programs, continuing assessment of programs, proactive service to clientele, supervision of library staff and being informed of library, Pennsylvania Hospital and UPHS system-wide information management issues.

Minimum Requirements

Master's degree in library science from an ALA accredited institution. Three years library and /or clinical experience. A thorough knowledge of the concepts of information organization, storage, retrieval, and transfer, including application of computer and other technologies to information management. Knowledge of current resources, tools, vocabulary and research techniques in the health, biomedical and/or life sciences. A strong interest in and familiarity with Evidence-Based Practice. Experience with outcome measures or performance indicators. Experience in a clinical setting.

Additional Information

At Penn Medicine, you will enjoy the camaraderie and support that you will experience at our prestigious institution. As a recipient of the Philadelphia Business journal's  healthiest employer award, we continue our commitment to help our employees maintain healthy lifestyles. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest pre-paid tuition assistance programs in the region.

To apply

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Senior Digital Image Curator, History of Art Department, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley CA

About Berkeley
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance--academic and artistic, political and cultural--make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is June 27, 2014.

Departmental Overview
The History of Art Department is an academic teaching unit currently comprised of 15 permanent faculty, 5 emeriti, 8 permanent non-academic staff, temporary and visiting instructors, approximately 40 graduate students instructors/year, 50 graduate students, and approximately 150 undergraduate majors. Approximately 2,000 students are enrolled in History of Art courses per year, including the Summer Sessions programs.

The Visual Resources Center in the History of Art Department seeks an energetic and detail-oriented individual to serve as a Senior Digital Image Curator. The position is responsible for digitizing, cataloging, archiving, and all other aspects of the department's digital image management program, under the general supervision of the Director of the unit. The Senior Image Digital Curator works closely with the faculty to determine and fulfill image needs for teaching and research. The position involves researching and acquiring images, cataloging, and supporting the teaching and research activities of the faculty, including providing support for image and permissions acquisition for scholarly publishing. It also involves technical support and training in software used for image management and presentation.

Required Qualifications
-- Bachelor's degree in Art History and/or equivalent experience
-- Demonstrated experience in a Visual Resources Library or related facility
-- Proficiency with Windows and Mac platforms; MS Office; Photoshop; databases
-- Demonstrated experience with digital imaging and presentation technologies
-- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-- Demonstrated skills in the areas of customer service; organization and attention to detail; adapting to a work environment with frequent interruptions
-- Demonstrated ability to take initiative, solve problems, and prioritize work effectively
-- Demonstrated ability to work flexibly, independently, and collaboratively with colleagues, faculty and students in a rapidly changing service-oriented environment

Preferred Qualifications
-- Master's Degree in Art History or Library and Information Science
-- Two-three years' experience in a VRC, museum, or archive in a curatorial role
-- Reading knowledge of at least one foreign language
-- Experience with cataloging databases
-- Working knowledge of VRA Core 4.0; CCO, controlled vocabularies
-- Working knowledge of copyright issues

Salary & Benefits
Fulltime, Hiring Range: $47,792 - $74,640 depending upon experience.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

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Corporate Librarian / Archivist, Sasaki Associates, Watertown MA

Collaboration is one of today's biggest buzzwords--but at Sasaki, it's at the core of what we do. We see it not just as a working style, but as one of the fundamentals of innovation. We think and work beyond boundaries to make new discoveries. We are diverse, curious, strategic, and inspired.

Our practice comprises architecture, interior design, planning, urban design, landscape architecture, graphic design, and civil engineering, as well as financial planning and software development.

We are currently seeking a Librarian/Archivist to manage all operations of our small corporate design library and archives. This is a full-time position: M-F 8:30am -5:30pm.



  • Assist professionals with reference and research questions
  • Identify and acquire new library materials: books, periodicals, and digital resources
  • Manage subscriptions, including resource routing and forwarding
  • Catalogue new acquisitions and backlog in Koha ILS using Library of Congress Classification
  • Update and maintain Koha ILS through outside vendor
  • Keep current codes and standards available, weed outdated materials
  • Conduct research at Harvard University Loeb Design Library
  • Create and maintain library budget

Product Library

  • Catalogue samples and product information using CSI Masterformat
  • Maintain up-to-date vendor contact information
  • Receive, organize, and refile product materials
  • Assist designers with reference questions
  • Form and maintain relationships with representatives from product manufacturers
  • Attend product presentations
  • Work toward acquiring Health Product Declaration information for all product library materials
  • Weed product information and find appropriate donation centers


  • Archive physical project materials according to the company records retention policy
  • Catalogue all archived materials in Koha ILS
  • Schedule records destruction according to policy every January
  • Update and maintain historic list of projects
  • Process historic collection, including finding aid creation, for extensive backlog of materials
  • Provide access to archived materials to professionals and outside researchers
  • Locate digital archived materials on company server

Records Management

  • Attend Technical Quality Control Meeting, contribute to discussion
  • Update Corporate Policies and Guidelines working with the Chair of the TQC Committee
  • Work to incorporate records management into overall project management procedures


  • Be actively involved in Boston Society of Architects - Information Resource Wizards committee
  • Participate in professional development opportunities in library and archives field


  • Master's in Library and Information Science from an ALA-Accredited institution
  • Professional experience in a library or archive-setting preferred
  • Background/Education in Architecture/Art/Design a plus
To apply, please submit your resume via our career portal: 

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Director, Content Strategy, Fidelity Investments, Boston MA

Link to apply:

Director, Content Strategy - 1404089

The User Experience Design team is responsible for designing Fidelity Investments' award-winning websites, mobile applications, and internal workstations. Our 100+ person team of elite user experience professionals works collaboratively with the business and technology teams to design and deliver online experiences that enable our customers' financial success.
We are currently looking for a Content Strategy Director to join our fast-paced, entrepreneurial culture. This Director will work closely with a dedicated team on a key internal reference ecosystem and platform, providing front-line value to customer interactions. The Director will also serve as the enterprise taxonomy specialist, working with subject matter experts and committees across the organization to support content health, search, and reusability.

  • Lead and mentor a team of content strategists working on a key internal reference system
  • Establish and enforce editorial standards for decentralized content producers
  • Work closely with User Experience Director on content needs to optimize user-centric design
  • Work closely with Platform Development Director to prioritize and balance workloads between present and future state initiatives
  • Serve as primary enterprise taxonomy lead, working with multiple business units across the organization to evolve and maintain forward-thinking structures that enable efficient and effective content distribution in multiple channels
  • Guide and inform enterprise content delivery strategy
  • Set a north star for great customer experience as well as online user experience, guiding cross-functional teams toward a standard of excellence
  • Speak knowledgeably and with purposeful application to associates at all levels in the organization regarding the history, evolution, and trends in content strategy and user experience
  • Drive vision and evolution of the content strategy team and practices through concrete contributions that improve overall reach, effectiveness, and efficiency
  • Serve as a change agent within the firm, identifying enterprise obstacles and building solutions to continually improve scale and efficiency of managing content assets
  • Leverage and continue to develop standards that drive clear, consistent nomenclature for tools and applications
  • Develop, reinforce, and socialize standards, governance, and processes for content creation, maintenance, and distribution
  • Drive measurable, meaningful assessment and reporting for content life cycle health
  • Work with information architects, designers, researchers, usability specialists, and creative directors on complex projects of varying sizes
  • Define content requirements for projects based on experience, competitive research, and input from subject matter experts
  • Create compelling content that speaks to defined user personas by considering the goals, desires, and potential limitations of users
  • Champion the role of content within the team, group, and larger organization to provide business partners with user-centric, innovative online communications that meet business needs and user objectives
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure that content meets legal, compliance, SEO, accessibility, Fidelity branding, and style guide requirements
  • Serve as an active and enthusiastic member in the content strategy community

Education and Experience
  • Applicable undergraduate degree
  • Proven content strategy team leadership, including exceptional coaching and skill development
  • 10+ years of writing, marketing, design, UX experience
  • 3+ years working with content structure (taxonomy, tagging, metadata, component segmenting), and workflow needs within a complex organization
  • 3+ years of significant content management system experience, including migrations
Skills and Knowledge
  • Experience in financial services preferred
  • Familiarity with large, reference-oriented sites
  • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Competency with information architecture and user experience best practices
  • Conversant and comfortable in the technology space
  • Ability to understand customer needs, motivations, and behaviors and translate them into deliverable tasks
  • Proven relationship-building skills and confidence to seek answers within teams, business units, and large organizations
  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills
  • Detail-oriented and highly developed organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently, quickly, and thoroughly to prioritize and complete tasks under multiple deadlines while guiding others to do the same
  • Creativity, curiosity, imagination, and a sense of humor
Company Overview
Fidelity Investments is one of the world's largest providers of financial services. Fidelity offers investment management, retirement planning, brokerage, and human resources and benefits outsourcing services to more than 20 million individuals and institutions as well as thousands of financial intermediary firms. Fidelity is the largest mutual fund company in the United States, the No. 1 provider of workplace retirement savings plans, the largest mutual fund supermarket, a leading online brokerage firm, and one of the largest providers of custody and clearing services to financial professionals. For more information about Fidelity Investments, visit


:  Web Design

Primary Location

:  MA-Boston

Other Locations

:  NH-Merrimack, RI-Smithfield, NJ-Jersey City


:  Full-time

Job Level

:  Individual Contributor

Education Level

:  Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Job Type

:  Standard


:  Day Job

Overtime Status

:  Non-exempt


:  No


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Information Services Librarian, Law Firm, New York NY

AccuFile, a library professional services firm, seeks Information Services Librarian on behalf of our clients, leading global law firm in New York, NY. The Information Services Librarian will provide customized reference services on legal and non-legal topics to attorneys, paralegals, summer associates and all other stakeholders assigned to client offices and lead the Information Services training team in developing and implementing new hire orientation and continuing education programs. The successful candidate will have a keen understanding of the changing legal market and new client demand, strategic problem solving ability, a positive, client-focused service orientation and the proven ability to effectively and efficiently assist in portal development, create, access and manage knowledge networks and information including databases, integrated library systems, web and mobile applications.




  • Provide accurate, timely and cost effective reference and research services to client stakeholders in a wide range of areas including practice-specific areas of law, business intelligence, public records, legislative history, news and media
  • Design and maintains the Information Services portal pages
  • Lead the Information Services training team in developing and implementing new hire orientation and continuing education programs
  • Provide needs-based and planned training to attorneys and staff and arranges vendor training as appropriate
  • Perform library research services including current awareness in legal, business, and other disciplines utilizing print and electronic resources for firm and client matters in assigned offices. Provide summary reports and analysis of research when appropriate
  • Follows and implements the marketing strategies developed by the Information Services team to promote the department's services and resources
  • Keep abreast of new features and technologies as these changes affect legal research resources and in consultation with the Information Services Manager determine technology training needs of users through observation, discussion and needs assessment tools; provide training modules to meet those needs
  • Plan and participates in staff development sessions related to reference sources and developments in information technology\
  • Maintain a national network of peer contacts through membership in professional associations in order to ensure quick retrieval of hard-to-find information\
  • Utilize professional training and knowledge to assist the Information Services Manager with collection development recommendations
  • Bill time for research and other work associated with active client matters





  • Hold an MLIS from an ALA-accredited organization or other relevant advanced degree
  • Three to five years of relevant work experience in a law or business library with depth of knowledge using standard print and electronic legal research resources and online databases, i.e. Westlaw, LexisNexis, Bloomberg, electronic journals, on-line court dockets and legislative materials
  • Knowledge of Integrated Library Systems; experience with SirsiDynix and/or EOS a plus
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office applications and SharePoint a must
  • Proven ability to develop and deliver training modules to attorneys and staff
  • Exceptional client service orientation with flexibility to support attorneys and staff in multiple locations using various communication strategies
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with peers, thrive under pressure and act in alignment with managerial goals and objectives
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


To apply:


Please forward resume and cover letter to Kathleen Schmidt, jobs (at) accufile (dot) com.


AccuFile is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To learn more about AccuFile's integrated research and knowledge solution, please visit


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Search and Taxonomy Lead, Lockheed Martin, Gaithersburg MD

Req ID :
Job Code/Title :
E1273:Website Designer Sr
Job Description :
The Search and Taxonomy Lead is primarily responsible for establishing enterprise processes and guidelines for maintaining Taxonomy and Search solutions. This position will focus on enhancing internal and external search engine optimization in order to streamline the user experience in locating highly-relevant information. The successful candidate will collaborate with a diverse workforce within a matrix environment and be able to communicate effectively to solicit feedback. The Search and Taxonomy Lead to further calibrate internal search engine configurations and leverage external channels to optimize public search engines to drive traffic to mission-critical assets. This individual will maintain and monitor the dynamic taxonomy/ontology architecture for an Enterprise Content Management platform. Additionally, the Search and Taxonomy Lead must have knowledge of taxonomy management, search management, and search analytics, as well as strong communication and collaboration skills.

Basic Qualifications
-Search engine optimization 
-Google Search 
-Taxonomy Creation and management 
-Smartlogics Semantic Enhancement Suite of tools

Desired skills
-Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of experience managing websites, data, content or business processes, managing taxonomy, or contributing to quality improvement 
-Attention to Detail - is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail. 
-Customer Service - works well with clients and other vendors in achieving mission success and is committed to providing quality products and services. 
-Strong Communication Skills - be able to expresses key ideas and obtain tangible feedback from cross-functional team members and stakeholders. 
-Critical Thinking and Problem Solving - identifies risks and problems, and be able to conduct qualitative and quantitative analysis to generate and evaluate alternatives and to make recommendations.

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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User Experience Designer, ACI Worldwide, Waltham MA

ACI Worldwide in Waltham, MA is seeking a User Experience Designer (Full-time, perm) to join a team of people who are passionate about UXD! 

Open to various levels of experience.


If interested, send resume/portfolio to the recruiter, Gina Friend, at If you have questions about the role, please contact L Hood at


Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and conduct field research with end-users. Turn data into actionable user and design requirements through data analysis for inclusion in the Product Requirements spec. 
  • Design and prototype information architecture/UI interaction solutions that reflect an understanding of the balance between efficiency, ease of use, user satisfaction, and business goals.
  • Produce comprehensive UX Design Specs that include detailed wireframes and concrete use cases.
  • Conduct assessment methods such as usability testing, heuristic analyses, UI reviews, complexity measures, KLM GOMS, etc. Turn data into actionable information through data analysis and formal reports. Communicate findings to x-functional teams.



  • Master's degree in Human Factors, User Experience Design, HCI, Library & Information Science, or related discipline
  • Portfolio that demonstrates skills and understanding in user centered design methodologies
  • Experience working in a high-tech in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary environment
    • 1-2 yrs for Associate level
    • 2-5 yrs for straight UXD level
    • 5-10 yrs for Senior level
  • Fundamental understanding of
    • Field research methods such as interviews, contextual inquiry, focus groups, surveys, roundtable usability testing, etc.
    • Usability testing methods, such as formative, summative, moderated, automated, remote, local, RITE, etc.
    • Persona development, task analysis, design heuristics, and use cases (abstract and concrete)
    • Information architecture concepts, conceptual design, and detail design
  • Ability to interpret product requirements from a user-centered as opposed to feature-centered perspective
  • Proficiency with standard prototyping tools such as paper, Axure, Powerpoint, Visio, etc. to create screen mockups, lo-mid fidelity prototypes, and communicate conceptual design concepts.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Familiarity with agile development
  • Preferred:
    • Experience designing for mobile and tablet
    • Banking and payments-industry knowledge

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Temp Analyst, AMC Networks, Inc., New York NY

Any candidate interested, please apply at: Temp Analyst-Adv Platform-00519

Located: Manhattan, NYC

1. Review incoming schedules and prepare metadata as per industry and specific affiliate and platform specifications.
2. Ingest all metadata and schedule information into department's Asset Management System.
3. QC all content deliverables prior to delivery and in live status mode utilizing all available means (SlingBox, etc).
4. Assist in the implementation of the Metadata Schedule Team's responsibility in disseminating reports, data and other information internally as needed.
5. Assist Metadata Schedule Team's efforts in supporting Affiliate and Business Unit Marketing groups in Advanced Platform related promotions and initiatives.
6. Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

This position contributes to assuring all contract obligations are met as to the distribution of advanced platform programming to MSO's, Affiliates and other business partners. In addition, this position contributes to maximizing efficiencies of the workflow procedures of the Metadata Schedule Team resulting in reducing both time and direct expenses and also assuring all transactional and ad sale revenue potentials are maximized.

· Bachelor's Degree in a related field to media or communication. Masters of Library Science or Information Science is a plus.
· Minimum 1 year relevant experience in Information Management or related Advanced Platform programming and distribution management.
· Understanding of Data and Information management.
· Experience with asset management and data storage.
· Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
· Client-services experience.
· Strong written and communication skills.
· Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
· Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and a basic understanding of XML & Excel generation.
· Competent and proficient understanding of platforms such as Hulu, Netflix, iTunes and Amazon.
· Second language is a plus.

Supervised by: Manager, Advanced Platform Planning & Distribution
Supervises: NA

35 hours per week
M: 11-7
Tu: 10-6
W-F: 9-5

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Various Entry Level Positions, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda MD

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), located on the National Institutes
of Health (NIH) campus, in Bethesda, Maryland is recruiting recent library
science graduates to fill entry level librarian positions. The positions
offer a unique opportunity to work at the world's largest biomedical
library, with a mission of acquiring, organizing, and disseminating the
biomedical knowledge for the benefit of the public's health.

Positions are available in:

*Web Site Development and Social Media*

·        Support site development, or new responsive web design for

·        Contribute to social media initiatives of NLM

·        Support development and maintenance of NLM web sites by assisting
with content management, usability, accessibility, information
architecture, plain language, navigation and mobile access

*Technical Services*

·        Acquire materials for the NLM collection and support the
licensing of electronic resources

·        Create and maintain serial records which serve as the underlying
data for various systems throughout NLM; provide quality assurance of NLM
serial records in local and national databases to ensure accurate journal
citations in databases such as PubMed and PMC (PubMed Central)

*Preservation; Digital Preservation*

·        Provide proper management, preservation and care of historical
and non-historical collections, including monographs, serials, archives,
manuscripts, oral histories, prints, photographs, posters, ephemera, motion
pictures, video recordings, sound recordings, and other materials

·        Participate in digital technology, digital imaging and
preservation of analog and digital formats

*Consumer Health*

·        Organize consumer health information about diseases, conditions,
and wellness, in both English and Spanish through MedlinePlus, the NLM
consumer health web site

*Data and Literature Management*

·        Design qualitative and quantitative assessments of tools and
processes used in the indexing of biomedical literature

·        Provide technical and research support for automated
(machine-assisted) indexing initiatives involving biomedical literature

·        Assist with data content review and editing of bibliographic
citations and Web pages, including HTML or XML tagging and metadata
application, to ensure data quality and consistency

·        Test and evaluate NLM search systems, including the content in
the systems and the interfaces used to access the systems

·        Participation with customer service, training and outreach
services for NLM systems, such as PubMed

*Health Services Research, Public Health and Health Information Technology*

·        Engage with the public health and health services research
communities in order to create and manage health information resources that
serve their needs

·        Support development of knowledge and information resources to
promote interoperable exchange of data and information using standardized
vocabularies and codesets, standardized survey tools and assessment
instruments,  and common data elements and measures

*Data Science and Big Data*

·        Assist with initiatives to enhance access to biomedical data sets
resulting from publicly funded research

·        Analyze and develop guidance related to emerging policies that
promote data sharing and open science

·        Participate in projects to engage science communities of practice
in standards efforts, including common data elements initiatives

Pay: GS-9 level with a pay rate of $52,146

Benefits: health insurance, and other benefits

Eligibility: Eligibility: Must have a library degree from an accredited
school; must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; must have graduated on
or after 12/27/10 and be a citizen of the United States

Apply for NLM positions through the NIH Pathways for Recent Graduates
(Librarian) Program of USAJobs: from June 2 - June 6,

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Collections Manager, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Research Medical Library
Collections Manager

The Collections Manager provides vision and leadership in the management of the library's online and print resources. This includes the supervision of collections librarians, metadata librarian and interlibrary loan staff. The ideal candidate will have worked previously in collections or technical services and have interlibrary loan experience. It is an exciting time in our library as we are transitioning from our current ILS to a discovery system and back-end of supporting applications.
The Research Medical Library is central to the research, teaching and learning activities that help make MD Anderson the world-leading comprehensive cancer center for which it is known. We are a staff of 14 professional librarians and 3 support staff who work to provide knowledge-based information resources and specialized services to the faculty, staff and students of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and to further the institution's integrated programs in patient care, research, education and prevention.

Required: Master's degree in library or information sciences from an ALA-accredited program

Required: Six years of library experience in collections and/or interlibrary loan, including four years of supervisory experience
Preferred: Library management experience in collections and interlibrary loan acquired in a health sciences or academic library
Preferred: Membership in the Medical Library Association's Academy of Health Information Professionals
Minimum Starting Salary: $67,200

You must apply online at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's
Please include a cover letter and your resume or CV. Review of the applications begins June 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled
MD Anderson employs nearly 20,000 people.  MD Anderson's commitment to those who have served in our nation's military earned it a spot on the 2013 Best for Vets employer list. For the sixth consecutive year, the American Association of Retired Persons selected the institution as one of the Best Employers for Workers Over 50, placing it at No. 4. and the online career site Glassdoor named MD Anderson among the top five Best Places to Work for 2013.

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Executive Director/Associate for Records & History, Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia PA

The Presbyterian Historical Society is part of The Office of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY.


The Associate for Records and History/PHS Executive Director is responsible for all operations and programs of the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS) located in Philadelphia, PA. This person is responsible for collecting, preserving, interpreting and sharing the story of American Presbyterianism with mid councils, congregations, and individuals. This position calls for a person with an enthusiastic commitment to the mission program of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) as noted in its theological confessions, the Book of Order, and the actions of the General Assembly.


This person will need an understanding of the ethos of the non-profit world and skill in nurturing a teamwork environment at many different levels including OGA colleagues, PHS Board members, donors, and PHS staff. The incumbent must have a passion for PHS, its mission to serve PC(USA) and the broader community.  Visit our website at




This person, with 7 to 10 years proven track record, will lead the organization in fundraising/development, operations, finance and budgets, building needs, new programming and endowment; a proven track record in the area of fundraising, donor relations, grant development and public relations required. Master of Arts in American History or MLS in Information Science with specialization in archival administration required. An enthusiastic commitment to the mission of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and knowledge of Presbyterian history, its polity and ecclesiastical organization desired. A PhD in History, preferably in American Church History desired.


APPLICATION INFORMATION: You may submit your resume with a cover letter or submit your request for the complete position description to: Loyda P. Aja, Associate Stated Clerk, Office of the General Assembly, PC(USA), 100 Witherspoon Street, Louisville, KY 40202, or email to: Deadline for applications:

August 1, 2014.




Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience

Internal Number: SAA-PHSEXECDIR

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Information & Knowledge Librarian, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield MA

Bring your passion for lifelong learning to an academic medical center as a highly valued partner in delivering reliable, urgent information that helps support clinical decision making.

As the Information and Knowledge Services Librarian, you will be part of a collaborative team servicing the needs of clinicians, researchers, nurses, over 300 residents in ACGME-Accredited Programs, students and other staff at Baystate Health.

You have the unique and satisfying role as an expert of resources, working with departments across the care spectrum. This gives you a diverse mix of topics and clients. The library team fosters collaboration that utilizes each other's' strengths, while giving you the ability to grow in your area of interest.

Essential Functions Include;

  • Providing consultation and advanced reference/online search services using biomedical and other health related databases, point-of-care tools and other print/digital based knowledge resources.
  • Supporting library services related to scholarly communication, research, publishing, promotion and assists in copyright and citation management.
  • Keeping abreast of web related resources, new modules and the technology advancements within subscribed databases.
  • Presenting and outreaching to various teams within the system providing tailored information and technology updates.

We are a resource library in the national network of libraries of medicine. In addition, we have a robust institutional repository of all scholarly publications and output. Learn more about us online!

What do you need?

  • Master's Degree, MLS from an ALA-accredited library school.
  • One year professional library experience, or relevant internship required, at least two years' clinical experience, preferred.
  • AHIP Certification, Academy of Health Information Professionals, preferred.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, use of information technology and ability to present to groups.

If you're interested in a diverse and fulfilling career, apply online!

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Regional Manager Special Sales (US Library Services Team), OCLC Dublin, Ohio (Headquarters), Dublin OH

The Regional Manager - Special Sales will work closely with OCLC sales management, library services consultants, product management staff, order processing staff, and OCLC Partners to:

  • Exceed sales and revenue goals by sales region and assigned products.
  • Assist in the implementation and ongoing use of the Challenger Sales Methodology.
  • Lead a team of 5-10 Library Service Consultants - Special Sales that focus on named OCLC services.
  • Incorporate ongoing team training that enables staff to stay current on library trends, new services, and updated sales techniques.
  • Create annual sales plan for assigned region and services.
  • Develop strong, ongoing relationships with defined strategic libraries.
  • Convey market feedback and strategy to OCLC Marketing and Product Management to assist in the development of product roadmaps.
  • Minimum of five years in a sales management role in a library or publishing related field where excellent performance in the activities noted above has been demonstrated.
  • Extensive understanding of library technical services.
  • Excellent  verbal and written communication
  • Excellent leadership, team, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.
  • Prior experience with the Challenger Sales Methodology is a plus.
  • MLS or MBA with experience in the information industry or with library automation is a plus.

Founded in 1967, OCLC is a nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization dedicated to the public purposes of furthering access to the world's information and reducing library costs.  More than 72,000 libraries in over 171 countries have used OCLC services to locate, acquire, catalog, lend, preserve and manage library materials.  Researchers, students, faculty, scholars, professional librarians and other information seekers use OCLC services to obtain bibliographic, abstract and full-text information when and where they need it.  OCLC and its members libraries cooperatively produce and maintain WorldCat, the world's largest online database for discovery of library resources.  Search WorldCat on the Web at  For more information, visit

We are currently seeking a Regional Manager - Special Sales to join the US Library Services Team.

The Regional Manager - Special Sales will lead a team responsible for sales of OCLC metadata management, ILL, virtual reference, digital services, and others services as assigned.  The primary focus of the Regional Manager - Special Sales is to manage, hire, and lead a team of specialized library consultants to ensure that sales and revenue goals are exceeded on an annual basis.  Activities include building regional and product sales territory plans, hiring of new staff, implementation of approved sales programs, assisting in the development of annual sales compensation plans, onsite presentation and demonstration of OCLC Services, and collaboration with OCLC staff to insure appropriate sales efforts are developed and executed. Due to the nature of this position extensive travel is required (i.e., 60 - 80% of the time).

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Catalog Librarian, LAC Group, Washington DC

LAC Group seeks a part-time Catalog Librarian to work on a 6 month term contract at a government agency located in the Washington, DC metro area (Silver Spring, MD).   This position works approximately 20 hours per week on a flexible schedule for 6 months.   We are looking for someone who is able to start immediately.  The responsibilities shall include but not be limited to the following duties for the Catalog Librarian: 

Job Description:

  • Catalog books, maps, journals, video and digital files;
  • Add and maintain URLs;
  • Maintain Name Authority database;
  • Review MARC records;
  • Receive monographs;
  • Create information records for discarded gift serials.


  • MLS degree;
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional cataloging experience;
  • Previous experience using SirsiDynix Symphony ILS, OCLC, Connexion, LC classification, MARC21, AACR2, and RDA;

    Apply at:

    LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values diversity in the workforce.

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Librarian, U.S. Court of Appeals Library for the Second Circuit, New York NY

Position Title: Librarian

U.S. Court of Appeals Library for the Second Circuit
40 Centre St. - Foley Square
New York, New York 10007

Salary Range: CL-27 ($65, 377 - $85, 025) OR CL 28 ($62,667 - $101,901) (Depending on experience, current salary and qualifications), Promotion Potential to CL28 for the successful candidate, hired at CL27
Closing: Open Until Filled

Position Overview: The U.S. Courts Library seeks a proactive Librarian with a team mind-set to support the mission of the law library. The successful candidate will become a member of a circuit-wide team of librarians who offer high quality research services to the federal judges, judiciary staff and other library users. Responsibilities include: coordinates and conducts substantive reference and research services utilizing print and electronic resources in legal,
business, and other disciplines; provides instructional support to individuals and various user groups; coordinates and performs regular outreach to the judiciary by developing and providing educational training programs and materials; performs administrative duties, as assigned. Maintains a positive customer service attitude at all times. Will travel periodically to different courts within the Second Circuit and other locations, as required. The position reports to Head of Research and Training

Requirements: MLS, MLIS, MIS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited school; JD preferred. Minimum three to five years experience providing legal reference, research, educational outreach, and promotion of library services in a law library setting; experience in web page design and maintenance. Demonstrated proficiency with standard legal and business print and online research services and basic PC office applications is required. The ideal candidate will have supervisory experience, strong interpersonal and project management skills, a strong service orientation, and the ability to work alone and as part of a team. Experience teaching the use of the internet and legal research online resources desirable. Background in OCLC and Sirsi Unicorn Integrated Library System a plus.

Submit cover letter and resume to:
United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
40 Foley Square, Room 1400
New York, NY 10007

or e-mail to

Attn.: Human Resources, Reference # FY14-12



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Head of Library State Aid, Construction, Data and Technology, Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, Boston MA

Head of Library State Aid, Construction, Data and Technology / Government Liaison


Exciting and rewarding position at the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, the Massachusetts State Library Agency.  Must have public library experience and experience working with municipal and state government and the desire to be a vital part of state government and the library community.  This position provides administrative support for the state library programs of State Aid, Construction and Library Technology and ensures the efficient and effective operation of the State Aid, Construction, Data and Technology Unit.  Hours are varied and while the home base is in Boston, travel in and out of state is necessary.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until position is filled.  Closing date is July 15, 2014.

Position is classified as Administrator V.  Salary range is $38,067.12 - $95,503.40.


Please send a cover letter and resume to: Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, 98 North Washington St. Suite 401, Boston, MA 02114 Re: Job Posting J41646 

Att: Ms.  Amy Pyke

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Knowledge Management Assistant - Latin America, Boston Biomedical Consultants, Boston MA

Boston Biomedical Consultants, Inc. (BBC) actively analyzes the In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) industry, providing consulting services and market research capabilities to clients. IVD products are medical tests that examine samples to detect, diagnose, and manage medical conditions. This niche market is in constant flux with new technologies, mergers and acquisitions, and new companies. BBC seeks a full time professional to assist in building knowledge of the IVD industry specifically in the Latin America country markets.

The entry level Latin America KMA is a professional staff member of BBC who will perform a variety of clerical and knowledge management duties to support the needs of the BBC staff, including internet research, materials maintenance, and routine tracking to support market initiatives. The KMA must be a high energy, dynamic individual with the ability to multitask and work independently. Spanish language skills are required (fluency preferred). Portuguese language skills in addition to Spanish are a bonus.

General Responsibilities:

- Gathering news articles pertaining to the Latin America IVD industry for daily staff news update 
- Perform basic Internet research for industry-related information and "macro environmental conditions" that will impact the demand for healthcare (under the guidance document from the IVD market manager)
- Routine surveillance of Latin America information sources and organization, documentation, and dissemination of information
- Downloading and distributing industry-related articles and periodicals
- Translating materials from Spanish to English and vice versa; any additional language skills will also be utilized for translations
- Coordinating and assisting with industry contact management as required
- Assist with market assumptions and quantification
- Support of many "ad hoc" project requests which may be conducted in parallel with normal routine duties, in order to add variety to the job function and build knowledge base overall 
- Perform other administrative tasks as needed.


- B.S. or B.A.; research background preferred
- Native Spanish oral and written language skills (fluency required)
- Knowledge of/interest in healthcare structure in one or more Latin American/South American countries
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong research skills/familiarity with online information searching and evaluating online information sources
- Ability to learn new information and quickly build a knowledge base
- Capacity to handle a high degree of multitasking on a daily basis
- Ability to carry out assigned duties independently and in an organized manner.

For consideration, please send resume and cover letter to Alicia Verno, Knowledge Management Architect, at


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Director Social Media, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Boston MA

Job Description

The Director Social Media will be responsible for leading our organization's approach to online engagement and social media strategy, channels and content, and for partnering with brands and markets on the effective planning and implementation of programs that create strong connections with customers and achieve business objectives. The ideal candidate is a passionate digital change agent and social media expert who seeks to join a team that will transform teaching and learning.

Strategy Creation & Alignment: 
• Work cross organizationally on the development of programs and strategies and the integration of social into existing programs
• Lead the creation of online engagement and social media strategies built on research and, more importantly, an understanding of business goals 
• Act as the advocate of social media integration within the company, influencing overall social, digital, and business strategies
• Coordinate HMH's social media center of excellence

Execution, Measurement & Analysis:
• Coordinating the planning and execution of online engagement and social media campaigns
• Employ a variety of research techniques to understand and analyze data and provide insight
• Develop measurement and KPIs while overseeing the preparation of reports summarizing results from online engagement and social media campaigns & ongoing programs

Communication & Supervision:
• Contribute to blog(s) and other thought leadership efforts in the social media space

Job Requirements

Educational Qualification/Certifications:
• Bachelor's Degree - preferably in the content area of marketing, computer science or a related field (Master's Degree a plus)

Relevant Experiences:
• At least 8 years of work experience in social media strategy and execution preferred. 
• Applicants with at least 5 years of social media experience, but at least 8 year of work experience in total will be considered if they have also worked in related areas such as digital marketing, multi-channel content creation, content marketing, search marketing or other relevant fields.
• Demonstrated and measurable experience planning, developing and implementing social strategies.

Other Requirements:
• Profound knowledge of mainstream and emerging social platforms, social media management tools, digital trends, best practices, and social marketing. Specifically, successful candidates will have strong working knowledge of mainstream platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Google+ and a keen sense for possible business applications of emergent platforms like WhatsApp, Vine and Snapchat. 
• Up to date knowledge of social network APIs and terms of service, social media management systems, and social intelligence tools.
• Superior communication, organizational, and project management skills
• Creative, diplomatic, cool under pressure and fantastic interpersonal and presenting skills

Changing People's Lives by Fostering Passionate, Curious Learners

It's not just our mission; it's our passion. As one of the world's longest-established publishing houses and largest providers of pre-K-12 education solutions, we specialize in dynamic learning content for students, teachers, kids and parents.

Available through multiple channels and platforms, our content meets the needs of lifelong learners, no matter where and how they learn. As a global leader in lifelong learning, we're delivering interactive, results-driven education solutions to 60 million students in 120 countries. We combine cutting-edge research, editorial excellence and technological innovation to make learning more dynamic, engaging and effective - for life.

We also publish renowned and awarded novels, nonfiction, children's books and reference works for readers throughout the world. Our distinguished author list, from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Jonathan Safran Foer, and brands from Curious George to The Lord of the Rings, includes eight Nobel Prize winners, 47 Pulitzer Prize winners, 13 National Book Award winners, and more than 100 Caldecott, Newbery, Printz and Sibert Medal and Honor recipients.

For more information, visit

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

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Taxonomy Data Specialist, e-Commerce, Hoffman Estates IL

The Taxonomist partners with Research, Product Management, Engineering and Visual Designer, to combine art and science to create information architecture, navigation and taxonomy of the site that support effective product and information findability.

  • Develops taxonomies and attribute sets to improve product findability and shopping experience for Sears eCommerce sites 
  • Creates functional design and maintenance work for low to medium complexity projects using competitive research and input from cross-functional teams to ensure the taxonomy is development allowing our members to find products more efficiently. 
  • Provides/confirms work effort estimates for taxonomy projects to ensure deadlines are met. 
  • Conducts iterative evaluations of taxonomy design based on customer feedback (usability testing, interviews, cognitive walk-through, heuristic reviews). 
  • Develops proficiency in SHC  product data/content management system 
  • Completes ongoing maintenance JIRA requests related to taxonomy 
  • Identifies opportunities to improve taxonomy change management processes and communications

Responsibilities/Skills/Experience Requirements

BS/BA degree in related field required or equivalent professional work related experience.

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Research Analyst, Visible Technologies, Boston MA or Seattle WA

Visible Technologies is seeking full and part-time Research Analysts to join our growing Insight Services team. The primary responsibility of this position is to help clients tie social intelligence to business objectives, leveraging the Visible Intelligence listening/analytics platform and Visible's proven research methodologies to answer client's business questions.

Research Analysts are energetic, intellectually curious and creative, possess a strong work ethic and a sense of humor. They feel comfortable multi-tasking and work well both independently and collaboratively. We're looking for a solid understanding of marketing/market research, demonstrable analytical experience and success -- both qualitative and quantitative -- with the ability to apply this experience to the emerging nature of social intelligence.

Visible's Insight Services team is a mix of full and part-time folks who work in Seattle, Boston or remotely, leveraging state-of-the-art collaboration tools to work closely with colleagues.   

Because of our ever-expanding list of multinational clients, we are seeking analysts who are fluent in the following languages:


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Traditional Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • French
  • Italian
  • German
  • Russian
  • Hindi
  • Arabic
  • Polish
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
  • Indonesian/Malay
  • Vietnamese
  • Thai
  • Greek
  • Dutch



  • Conduct and interpret quantitative and qualitative analysis of traditional and social media
  • Write reports and prepare client deliverables, weaving a coherent narrative relevant to key client business issues, goals, and objectives.
  • Work closely with Client and the Account Management team to define the research methodology
  • Work with Sales and in a business development capacity
  • Work with the Product Management team to assist in the definition of product features and functionality
  • Consult/present findings and research opportunities to clients



  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Solid time management skills, with a strong ability to multi-task
  • Laser focus on detail
  • A resounding sense of urgency
  • Expert skills with manipulating numbers and charts in Excel, PowerPoint and MsWord
  • Five to 10 years working experience in research related field
  • PC experience with expert knowledge of the Microsoft suite of applications as well as solid Internet research skills.
  • Experience with data analysis, marketing research and online research is necessary; exposure to PR/Journalism/Marketing is helpful


Send your resume to:

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Onsite Administrative Supervisor, Appen, Boston MA

Job Description



~You Must be Located in the Boston, Massachusetts area to be considered for this opportunity.~


Appen has current openings for two (2) Onsite Supervisors in Boston, Massachusetts.  These individuals will perform a variety of administrative and logistical duties involving a large-scale data collection project. The position requires skills in planning, organizing and coordinating day to day on site data collection activities.


Project Information:

Location: Office environment in Boston, Massachusetts

Hours: 40 hours per week

Length: Immediately start, and could last for 3 months with potential for extension, and support on follow up task.




- Onsite Supervisors will facilitate the check in/check out procedures for this language research study.

- They will be the first point of contact for program participants when they arrive onsite at recording locations. 


Duties include the following: (Other duties may be assigned)

- Receives and coordinates all onsite program participants to include notification of insurance providers for prior authorization and services covered.

- Serves as the onsite liaison with recruitment team to ensure up-to-the-minute requirements and residential recording locations.  Receives and reviews daily schedule sent by recruiters and tracks participation in tracking logs.

- Responsible for the review of daily logs and notes from recruiters to assure quotas are met and documentation is up to date for the management team and the Sponsor.

- Using discretion and independent judgment in handling participants' complaints/concerns received, documents and forwards to Project Coordinator and Project Manager.

- Responsible for maintaining supply inventory as well as daily distribution of supplies to field staff.  This includes electronic and paper non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), items for reception area.  Maintains log and any reports essential for appropriate billing and reimbursement processes.

- Communicates with Project Coordinator and Project Manager any information received from Sponsor about the participants' care or needs.

- Primary contact for receiving phone calls onsite from Sponsor and recruitment teams.

- Files all NDAs as necessary.

- Manages payment disbursement to program participants and required banking transactions.  Keeps track of petty cash payments for supplies.

- Proficient with data entry and computer skills for generation of daily office communication.

- Assists with other functions as assigned by Project Coordinator or Project Manager.


Job Requirements


Performance Responsibilities

Although each position has its own unique duties and responsibilities, the following listing applies to every employee. All employees of the organization:

- Will strive to maintain positive internal and external customer service relationships.

- Must be able to demonstrate effective leadership and critical thinking skills.

- Must demonstrate effective communication skills by conveying necessary information accurately, listening effectively and asking questions when clarification is needed.

- Must be able to be depended upon to plan and organize work effectively and ensure its completion.

- Must be able to demonstrate reliability by arriving to work on time and taking breaks in expected time frames.

- Will be expected to meet all productivity requirements.

- Must be able to demonstrate team behavior and must be willing to promote a team-oriented environment.

- Is expected to represent the organization professionally at all times.

- Must be able to demonstrate initiative, strives to continually improve processes and relationships.

- Must be familiar with the FAQ for managing sites.

- Must maintain program confidentiality.


Skills:  Internet, MS Word/Excel, Money/Finance Management, Customer Service



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Senior Ontologist, Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN

What if your career could change your life?


Perhaps you imagine being part of a team where your colleagues inspire you to stretch and grow beyond your boundaries. Maybe you are looking for a purpose in life that gives you an opportunity to be part of a lasting legacy. Mayo Clinic has a legacy of inspiring hope and contributing to health and well-being by providing the best care to every patient through integrated clinical practice, education and research. You'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect and most importantly, a life-changing career.


Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN is currently seeking a Senior Ontologist. The candidate will provide leadership in the development, management and implementation of the Mayo Consumer Vocabulary to support navigation systems, search mechanisms, search engine optimization and personalized delivery of health information and services for Mayo Clinic Global Products and Services. The Senior Ontologist works collaboratively in cross functional teams to assess ontology needs to support product development across the department. This individual evaluates content domains, conducts content audits and analysis to inform the ongoing development of the Mayo Consumer Vocabulary. The candidate will supervise and direct ontology specialists and manage projects requiring substantial intra-organizational coordination.

A Master's of Library and Information Science (MLIS) or comparable degree in areas such as information systems, knowledge management, or computer science is required. Five years' experience in ontology/taxonomy development and management is also required. The candidate must have a proven track record of leading ontology/taxonomy implementation for the complete life cycle of a web product or technology. Experience with RDF/OWL, SKOS, and SPARQL is preferred. 

Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. You'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect -- and most importantly, a life-changing career. We invite you to join our diverse team as we provide health, hope and healing to people from all walks of life.


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Website Director, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston MA


To advance the study of family history in America and beyond, the New England Historic Genealogical Society educates, inspires, and connects people through our scholarship, collections, and expertise. We have an 8-story research center on Newbury Street in Boston, with over 70 full-time staff; and, we serve 25,000 members nationally and 80,000 total constituents.

 NEHGS is seeking a Website Director. The Website Director oversees all activities on - the NEHGS flagship website -to provide users with the highest-quality offering of online experiences that engage, attract, and retain constituents and offers industry leading genealogical research databases. This position is the internal and external leader of initiatives to maximize the use of the web for family history research.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure 24 x 7 operation of the NEHGS websites
  • Interact with key stakeholders in management and governance to advise on web capabilities,     opportunities, and status of on-going projects
  • Collaborate with database team to strategically build relevant, high-quality databases
  • Manage, evaluate, and train web team members
  • Increase revenue from the online delivery of family history related goods and services
  • Work with Marketing and other teams to ensure effective, engaging content in support of goals
  • Oversee the creation of new functionality  to increase constituent satisfaction
  • Provide written and oral presentations of web functionality to internal and external audiences
  • Develop and support interfaces and integration with other systems such as CRMs and accounting


  • Manage web usage statistics and prepare regular reports for distribution to management
  • Stay current on web technologies and trends in order to advise and recommend approaches for website development
  • Ensure a high level of fiscal control and accountability for web budget

 Education level for the position:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related area or equivalent work experience



Skill and Qualifications for the position:

  • Minimum of three years of experience as a manager of contracted projects
  • Minimum of five years of experience as a web content administrator
  • Strong affinity for family history - prior experience with genealogical research desired
  • Solid knowledge of web design and development concepts and standards as well as information architecture (taxonomy, meta data) and Social Media skills desired
  • SQL or other relational database management systems experience
  • Experience with a packaged content management system, including managing software upgrades.
  • Strong analytical capabilities, expertise in troubleshooting and solving system problems. Able to work independently, as well as teaming with other IT staff members and vendors.
  • Strong communication skills, able to communicate effectively with both technical staff and end-users; excellent customer service skills.
  • Proven expertise in HTML/CSS, ASP.NET, JavaScript and XML.
  • SEO best-practices knowledge
How To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to Michelle Major, Human Resources Coordinator;

Apply by:
May 23, 2014
About this Organization:
To advance the study of family history in America and beyond, the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) educates, inspires, and connects people through our scholarship, collections, and expertise.

Founded in 1845, NEHGS is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit genealogical organization.

The NEHGS research library is home to tens of millions of books, journals, manuscripts, photographs, microfilms, documents, records, and other artifacts that date back more than five centuries. The award-winning website offers access to more than 200 million names in thousands of searchable databases. Serving more than 70,000 members and registered users internationally, the NEHGS staff includes some of the leading expert genealogists in the country, specializing in early American, Irish, English, Italian, Scottish, Atlantic and French Canadian, and Jewish genealogy.

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Records Management and Registrar / Curatorial Manager, The First Church of Christ, Scientist I The Christian Science Publishing Society, Boston MA


Develops and implements the records management program for The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and The Christian Science Publishing Society. Receives, documents, and cares for donations into the collections of The Mother Church. Defines policies and procedures for the management of Church collections and artifacts.


1. Coordinate and direct the records management program - 50%

  • Analyze records and record-keeping systems throughout the Organization and provide evaluations, plans, and remedies as required.
  • Manage legacy and archival records retrospective processing, analyses, and reappraisal.
  • Manage a wide variety of records management projects and work assignments
  • Manage the proper transfer, processing, retrieval, and storage of records.
  • Manage the organization's vital records program.
  • Coordinate the authorized destruction of records.
  • Develop long-term plans relating to Church collections, inactive records storage, publications, multimedia, electronic records, and archival records.
  • Provide associated reports, plans, and statistics to Senior Management.

2. Manage, document, and store donations accepted into the collections of The Mother Church - 50%

  • Develop and regularly review policies and procedures related to the collections of The Mother Church. Work with the curatorial staff of The Mary Baker Eddy Library regarding collections documentation, storage, and policies.
  • Regularly review inventories and controls of the artifact collection in the Organizational Archives of The Mother Church, ensuring that items are properly maintained, stored, and catalogued.
  • Identify conservation issues within the collection, and report on potential solutions to management.
  • Advise other departments and branch churches on conservation and collections management issues.
  • Work with Site Services to coordinate and consider ownership and placement of Church collections (e.g. artifacts, paintings, replicas, and furniture) and develop guidelines for collection classification.
  • Coordinate and arrange for the binding of archival copies of Christian Science Periodicals (Journal, Sentinel, Quarterly and Herald)
  • Record the accessioning and de-accessioning of records and artifacts from donors


Reporting Relationships
Supervision: Reports to the Manager of the Office of Records Management, Audit and Compliance

Regular Contacts

Works directly with organizational departments, and personnel at all levels throughout the Church center who have record materials; with Senior Management via the RMC and RMC Subcommittees; with Christian Science Journal Directory Services; with the MBEL on acquisitions and acquisition policies.



Master's degree in Library Science, history or fine arts or similar subject, and 5 or more years of experience in records management, artifact registration, classification, coding, and authentication procedures. Project management experience, professional certifications (e.g., ARMA, NEMA), and work experience across a broad range of records management, curatorial, and archival projects are highly desirable.


Strong working knowledge of curatorial, archival and records management theory, practice, and policies. Must have solid analytical and project management skills and be able to utilize and understand records management software. Must have knowledge of pertinent records management law and regulations. Must be able to write manuals, instructions, and guidelines. Must be able to develop policies and programs. Must be able to communicate with precision and clarity in both written and verbal forms. Must be able to maintain confidentiality and work as a team player.

Technology Skills

Strong knowledge of records management software, and a high degree of skill in database entry, searching, and reporting. Can assist or lead others in use of the database, including electronic records-keeping processes and handling, query and report generation, research and reference skills, ability to develop and maintain classification systems (including coding and data entry criteria, file plans and naming conventions). Overall, a broad knowledge of technologies applicable to records management, archives, and libraries.

Work Environment
This position regularly works in an office environment.

Physical Requirements
The incumbent must be able to lift 30 to 40 pound boxes, climb stairs and ladders, and handle the physical requirements of moving materials within repository areas.

Christian Science Information
Mother Church membership is preferred.

To apply:

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Legal Research Librarian, Law Firm, Boston MA

AccuFile seeks Legal Research Librarian on behalf of our client, a leading global law firm in Boston, MA.  The ideal candidate will have two to four years of experience conducting IP legal research, an exceptional customer service orientation and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.




  • Conduct cost-effective electronic research in a wide range of practice-specific areas of law including intellectual property, patent, regulatory, legislative history, as well as business news and media;
  • Assist with training lawyers, staff and other stakeholders on the use of web-based legal research programs such as Westlaw, LexisNexis, electronic journals, on-line court dockets and legislative materials;
  • Coordinate informational support for all firm practice and administrative areas;
  • Assist with outreach, marketing and the development of strategic plans.




  • Hold a Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited organization or other relevant advanced degree;
  • Possess two to four years of work experience conducting IP research in a legal environment; Possess organizational awareness, excellent communication skills and the proven ability to work independently or with a team.


To apply:


Please forward resume and cover letter to Kathleen Schmidt, kschmidt (at) accufile (dot) com.


AccuFile is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To learn more about AccuFile's integrated research and knowledge solutions, please visit

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Taxonomy Analyst, eTouch, San Jose CA

eTouch Systems is looking for "Taxonomy Analyst" for a requirement with direct client of ours. To apply, send latest resume with a daytime contact to or call 510-795-4800 * 183 for details.

Location: San Jose CA
Title: IT Analyst - TAXONOMY
Duration: 12 months
Please note: We are not seeking a generic Business Analyst rather an Analyst with specialty experience in the area of Ontology/Taxonomy and search experience.

Job Description:
- Developing, mapping, evaluating, and maintaining taxonomies
- Conducting user research, usability testing Interviewing stakeholders, subject matter experts, and end users
- Support taxonomy implementation
- Support integration of content-, document-, taxonomy-management tools, search engines etc.

Required Skills and Qualifications
- Experience working in document management space
- Experience with taxonomy, metadata, controlled vocabularies, and classification
- Excellent attention to detail
-Very strong communication, both written and verbal.
-Ability to lead/direct small focused groups of individuals.
-Experience in dealing with key business stakeholders in a professional manner including client engagement and building relationships with business and partnering technology teams.

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Library Specialist, Apex Systems, Burlington MA

We are looking for a Library Specialist for our DoD client in the Burlington/Lexington, MA area.

A junior Library Specialist with experience archiving and catalouging within a library environment.  We are also open to candidates with significant experience in this area.

Required Skills:
Experience working in a library setting

Experience with archiving and/or catalouging software used within a library setting

Strong communication skills and attention to detail

Additional Requirements:
Must be a US Citizen and able to pass a government background check

Burlington/Lexington, MA area

1 year W2 contract position (extensions in one year increments; expected to be multi-year)

$25-35/hr (approx. $52K-72K per year; flexible based on experience)

Vacation and Holiday package
Health and Medical Benefit options

If you are interested in learning more about this position please apply ASAP or send your Word format resume to Claudio Baccari at

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer and encourages both female and minority applicants.


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Records Manager, Frontline, WGBH, Boston MA

PBS's flagship public affairs series FRONTLINE -- the longest-running investigative documentary series on American television -- is expanding to a year-round broadcast schedule, with more long-form documentaries, more web-exclusive reports, and new magazine-format programs that fully explore and illuminate the critical issues of our times. Hailed upon its debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE has earned every major award in broadcast journalism. In 1995, the series pioneered one of the earliest websites for television; and today, remains one of PBS's most popular general-audience sites with 104 full-length documentaries available for viewing online.

Position Overview
The award-winning PBS documentary journalism program FRONTLINE seeks an experienced information professional for the role of Records Manager. Working as a member of the FRONTLINE administrative team, the Records Manager oversees all archival documentation generated during program production, processes audiovisual collections, and tracks the hiring and compensation of all program talent.

Key Job Functions

- Audiovisual processing: Arrange and describe collections of analog and born-digital audiovisual materials according to internal library standards and industry best practices.
- Database management: Collect descriptive databases generated during program production and enhance existing metadata to meet internal library and legal standards.
- Outreach and education: Create and maintain strong working relationships with filmmakers and production companies, guiding them through the process of documenting their audiovisual materials and acting as an expert resource on metadata standards.
- Reference and research: Respond to inquiries from filmmakers seeking archived audiovisual materials.
- Talent tracking and management: Generate and document all necessary paperwork to hire and compensate program writers, musicians, and other talent. Draft and submit all union talent agreements, including WGA, AFTRA, AFM, and composer contracts, as well as all cover letters and related correspondence. Process all talent payments.
- Collaboration: Work closely with administrative, editorial, post-production, legal, and media library teams to contribute to successful FRONTLINE programming.

Skills Required
- Knowledge of archival best practices, including arrangement, description, and preservation.
- Experience working with audiovisual and born-digital collections.
- Familiarity with database management software, preferably FileMaker Pro, as well as Microsoft Office products. Familiarity with Workday a plus.
- Strong attention to detail and organization.
- Knowledge of metadata standards, preferably PBCore.
- Excellent time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Basic understanding of media copyright law.
- Discretion and a sense of responsibility with confidential information.
- Interest in documentary journalism and public broadcasting.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Personable and service-oriented.

Preferred Skills

- Pursuing or in possession of master's degree in library science.
- Coursework completed in areas of records management, metadata, database management, and audiovisual collections.
- At least one year working in a records management role.
- Experience working within a production company.
- Understanding of talent unions.
- Experience working in a customer service capacity.

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree in related field.

WGBH's employment site is, and anyone interested in applying should look for Job Req # P-01522 and apply through the site. 

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