Albert R. Mann Library
Cornell University Library
Albert R. Mann Library, part of the Cornell University Library, is looking for a creative energetic professional who is service oriented, technically skilled, and thrives in an innovative work environment. Candidates should have a strong background and interest in environmental science in order to develop and implement highly effective services in support of Cornell’s environmental sciences students, faculty and staff. The librarian will be a member of the campus-wide Research Data Management Service Group, and will work collaboratively to provide data management and data management planning services to the Cornell community. Working on a team with more than a dozen colleagues who make up the Mann Library Research and Learning Services and Collection Development librarians, the Research Data and Environmental Sciences Librarian will also have the opportunity to learn from and contribute to the overall public services program at Mann Library.
Under the direction of the Head of Research & Learning Services, the Research Data and Environmental Sciences Librarian:
Develops and leads innovative information services for the environmental sciences research, learning and extension communities.
Acquires and maintains expertise in information trends in environmental sciences disciplines.
Participates in Library and campus research support service initiatives including those related to research profiles, and research data management, curation and preservation.
Develops and supports services for documenting and distributing research data.
Develops and maintains expertise in data issues for libraries.
Provides quality reference, consulting, and liaison services, and teaches classes and workshops as assigned.
Serves as liaison to selected environmental sciences activities and departments within College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Leads and/or participates in other innovative projects in information delivery.
MLS from ALA accredited school or equivalent professional degree.
Subject area background (degree or work experience) in environmental science, natural resources, ecology, or related field.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, service orientation.
Demonstrated initiative and flexibility, and ability to work independently and collaboratively.
Experience with computer and telecommunications technologies for information management and collaboration.
Commitment to professional development.
Work experience in an academic library.
Experience teaching information management and computer technologies.
Experience working with tools and technologies related to data management, such as relational databases, GIS software, scripting languages, etc.
Salary & Benefits:
Comprehensive benefits package including 22 vacation days, 11 paid holidays, health insurance, life insurance, and university retirement contributions (TIAA-CREF and other options). Professional travel funding available.
How to Apply:
Application Procedure: Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and addresses for three references. The deadline for applications is March 14, 2014. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
North Chili, NY
Dawnbreaker is a professional services firm providing commercialization assistance to advanced technology firms and their investors. We specialize in business and manufacturing planning, market research, marketing communications, and negotiations. Two distinguishing features characterize our work: (1) an emphasis on measurable results, and (2) a programmatic, yet flexible approach to growing our clients’ business. http://www.dawnbreaker.com
In order to continue to meet the demands of our clients, Dawnbreaker is expanding the Market Research Department. The Market Research Department works on a variety of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs including work for the Navy, Department of Energy, National Science Foundation and others.
The primary responsibility of the market researcher is to investigate potential markets for a product, technology, or invention that one of our clients is developing. The market research specialist searches for information related to industries, markets, and competitors in content areas for example defense, energy, manufacturing, nanotechnology, and IT. The successful candidate must be able to prepare professional quality, fully-cited, written reports that incorporate this research. The successful candidate will be mentored and will be expected to learn how to be efficient in producing high quality reports in a steady manner. The candidate will be expected to work out of the Rochester, NY office.
A Bachelors degree is a pre-requisite in any field that requires a scholarly approach to knowledge and demands the ability to think analytically and write lucidly. Disciplines such as business, natural sciences, political science, and communications make for good candidates. An advanced degree in library science or business is desirable. A minimum of five years experience with conducting research is highly recommended. Candidates should bring a writing sample with them to the interview which demonstrates their ability to use scholarly sources in preparing a written report.
Mature individual with an excellent work ethic and a scholarly approach to market research. The candidate must be inquisitive, confident, facile with writing, and diligent in searching – while still being mindful of time constraints. The candidate must be an independent worker with a desire to become a strong, contributing member of our team. Taking pride in one’s work, while being able to take input from others is vital.
Salary & Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with experience. Starting pay will be between $38k – $56K. Dawnbreaker offers competitive benefits packages including:
• Medical coverage
• Supplemental and life insurance through AFLAC
• 401(k) retirement plan
• Wellness/Health club reimbursements
• Paid holidays and vacation days
How to Apply:
John K Servo Jr.
3161 Union Street
North Chili, NY