Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Job opportunities

MIAMI: The position of Director of Information Services in Miami is still open. See the earlier posting.

SECAUCUS: The NBC Universal Information Center, located in Secaucus, NJ, has an opening for a long term temporary Research Librarian. The temporary Librarian will have the following major responsibilities:

  • Provide targeted information services to all NBCU divisions.
  • Provide research on deadline to News reporters, writers and producers.
  • Assist News and corporate patrons in use of applications such as Nexis, Factiva, and Internet research tools.
  • Select and add content to InfoCenter intranet research page.

Research projects cover a wide range of topics, and involve the heavy use of online databases and other print and electronic resources.

Requirements include:

  • At least 2 years of recent professional experience in a news or orporate information center.
  • Expert skills in use of online databases, especially Nexis, Factiva, Autotrack and other public records databases.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under deadline pressures.
  • Flexibility in working varied schedules. Regular shifts will be 10am-6pm or 11am-7pm; Librarian will also be required to work some holidays, nights and weekends.

The ideal candidate will also have a Masters degree in Library Science and some knowledge of HTML programming.

To apply, please email infocenterposting@nbcuni.com

We regret that we will only be able to respond to those applicants in whom we have an interest.


News Division News

The latest issue of News Library News is up on the News Division website at http://www.ibiblio.org/slanews/nln/

Monday, August 08, 2005

Opportunity in DC

CNN's DC bureau library has an opening this Fall for an MLS student. The internship is upaid, but students have the opportunity to gain credit, as well as some amazing experience and contacts in the library world. Please extend this announcement to anyone who may be interested.

Thank you and enjoy the rest of the summer!

Kelly Alice Robinson
CNN Library, DC Bureau
820 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4243
p: 202.898.7524
f: 202.898.7527