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CBS NEWS REFERENCE LIBRARY
NEW YORK, NY
CBS News has an immediate opening in its editorial Reference Library for a Research Librarian. Hours are 9:30 am - 5:30 pm, with an 11:00 am to 7:00 pm shift at least one day per week. Holiday coverage as assigned, also 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. Will be assigned extended hours and weekends as breaking news events demand.
Skills/Requirments: MLS/MLIS degree. Minimum two years reference/research experience, preferrably in a corporate or news environment. Ability to work under tight, frequent deadlines. Working knowledge of major commercial database systems: Dialog, EBSCO, Factiva, Gale, Nexis, ProQuest, etc.
Knowledge of public records research mandatory. Strong knowledge of current events, popular culture, and a broad range of interdisciplinary print and electronic resources. Ability to make decisions regarding editorial value of information and evaluate information for accuracy and relevance. Ability to work independently, collaboratively, and respond to change and assignments positively and productively. Technical knowledge of intranets and supervisory experience an advantage. Excellent desktop, interpersonal, and communication skills.
General Responsibilities: Perform reference and in-depth research for CBS News production units and other CBS departments and entities. Manage futures/daybook calendar. Develop product and web search guides for end-users and assist in training. Participate in intranet project team. Supervise one paraprofessional.
Apply online at: www.cbscareers.com. Include salary requirements and referral source.
CBS News is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA.