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Cornell University – Business Research and Instruction Librarian

Full description at Business Research and Instruction Librarian-23499. Deadline to apply is Friday, May 16th.

Description: The Management Library at Cornell University is looking for creative and forward-thinking candidates for a Business Research and Instruction Librarian. The successful candidate will provide research and instruction support to the faculty, students, and staff of the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management (Johnson). Above all, candidates must be excited by the opportunity to develop the relationships, programs, and services needed to support success at a top ranked graduate business school.

Duties and Responsibilities: Reporting to the Assistant Director of Research & Learning Services, the Business Research and Instruction Librarian:

Designs, teaches, and assesses instruction sessions, including working with faculty to develop curriculum-integrated instructional programs.
Provides direct research assistance to the Johnson community.
Develops library outreach/marketing tools and services.
Contributes actively to team building, goal setting, and long term planning for the department.
Collaborates with colleagues and customers across Cornell University.
Cultivates personal subject knowledge; participates actively in professional organizations, library, and university committees; and engages in scholarly pursuits.

Qualifications:

An ALA-accredited MLS, MBA, or equivalent graduate degree.
Demonstrated interest and excitement for business as a discipline.
Passion for and experience with teaching or training.
Strong analytical, quantitative, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills, especially in a research context.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills.
Ability to resolve competing demands in an environment of fast-paced change.
Strong service ethic and customer-centered thinking.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a service-oriented environment.
Commitment to the Hospitality, Labor and Management Library’s core values of collaboration, excellence, flexibility, innovation, integrity, and service.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated excellence in teaching/training.
At least 1 year of business research experience in a corporate or academic environment.
Advanced degree or coursework in business or related fields.
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel or other analytical tools.
Willingness to explore the use of new technology in support of effectively achieving goals, with a high tolerance for risk and failure.
Experience creating marketing/outreach campaigns. (Portfolio submissions optional. Portfolios may be hosted on the web or can be submitted as a single PDF no larger than 5MB.)

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Business & Finance Division extends award deadline

The Business & Finance Division has extended the deadline for nominations until April 1, 2014. All related information can be found on their website: http://bf.sla.org/awards/

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Free Webinar: Billion-Dollar Surprises: How and Why Business War Games Pay Off

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

Register here: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/119670214

Business war games sound cool. That’s because they are. Business war games are not about war; they’re about learning. They put your knowledge of your business to better use and they lead to much better strategy decisions. In this thought-provoking webinar you will encounter case studies from real-life companies that used business war games to make tough, important decisions. You will learn:

· What business war games do and why they work.

· Why humans like, and need, business war games.

· When to use business war games and what to expect from them.

Mark Chussil is the Founder and CEO of Advanced Competitive Strategies, Inc., and a four-decade veteran in competitive strategy. A pioneer in business war-gaming, he’s helped Fortune 500 companies around the world to make or save billions of dollars. An expert in strategy simulation, he’s won a patent and another is pending. A highly rated speaker, he teaches workshops on strategic thinking in companies and at universities. He’s written three books, chapters for five others, and scores of articles.

Mark has applied war-gaming and strategy simulation in airlines, chemicals, computer chips, energy, health and beauty aids, large vehicles, medical devices, OTC drugs, paper, parasiticides, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, vaccines, and more. Mark earned his MBA at Harvard and his BA at Yale.

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CI Division Webinars

CI Division Webinars

Join the CI Division for today’s webinar:
Avoiding Potholes and Landmines: How to Effectively Win the Hearts and Minds of the C-Suite with Scott Leeb

Time: June 4, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
Location: Virtual
Organized By: Anna F. Shallenberger

Event Description:
Free Webinar – Best Practices – Strategic Intelligence
Registration https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/832747566

Information professionals do great work. However, when it comes to gaining traction, visibility and influence with senior executives, we tend to fall woefully short. Sadly, in many cases we are our own worst enemy – we fail to undertake basic activities that if we executed on smartly we would greatly aid our cause. This webinar examines why we fall short and what we can do to establish credibility and influence within the C-suite.

Learning objectives:

  • Identify common communication pitfalls
  • Develop strategies to gain better traction in the C-suite
  • Learn new processes and frameworks to influence executives

For more information on upcoming Competitive Intelligence webinars, see the Competitive Intelligence Division’s site.

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Cornell U – Associate Director

Associate Director of the Hospitality, Labor and Management Library – 19935 (re-posted)
https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10164/jobsearch.ftl

The Hospitality, Labor, and Management (HLM) Library seeks candidates for the position of Associate Director, who will bring their philosophy and ideas into a developing organization and help shape its direction. The successful candidate will lead a team of librarians and staff providing research support, instruction, and collection development across three highly-ranked Cornell schools; provide support in and serve as liaison to the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management (Johnson); and actively participate in HLM leadership.

The HLM Library serves Cornell’s specialized business and labor schools, composed of Johnson, the School of Hotel Administration (SHA), and the Industrial & Labor Relations School (ILR), with more than 1,800 undergraduates, 1,400 graduate students, 150 full-time resident faculty, and extensive distance education, executive, and extension programs. Johnson recently ranked seventh among US MBA programs in BusinessWeek, while the specialized SHA and ILR schools are the top institutions in their fields. More information on the HLM Library can be found here: http://hlm.library.cornell.edu/.

Reporting to the Harriet Morel Oxman Director of the HLM Library, the Associate Director will:

  • Manage a team of 10 librarians and staff providing research support, instruction, and collection development to the three Cornell schools supported by HLM.
  • Serve as the lead library liaison to Johnson, understanding and communicating the needs of the school’s students and faculty in the context of the broader university environment.
  • Serve on the HLM leadership group.
  • Provide direct research support and instruction to the Johnson community.

The Associate Director will be an innovative, enthusiastic professional with a dedication to building, leading, and participating in teams, drawing on and contributing to the expertise of colleagues. Additionally, the successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and willingness for strategic experimentation.
  • Understand the changing research process and the need for user focused services.
  • Model and maintain the HLM Library’s core values of collaboration, excellence, flexibility, innovation, integrity, and service.

Qualifications

Required:

  • MLIS or equivalent graduate degree.
  • At least 4 years of experience as a librarian in an academic or special library.
  • Strong leadership skills, forward-looking and able to communicate a clear vision.
  • Successful supervisory experience.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical, quantitative, and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to resolve competing demands in an environment of fast-paced change.
  • Strong collegial, interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or advanced degree in management, economics, or closely related field.
  • Knowledge of business resources and librarianship.
  • Experience/training in organizational development.

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SBA – Exporting Tips

SBA – Exporting Tips

Thinking about exporting, but don’t know where to start?  As part of World Trade Month, SBA will host a Google+ Hangout on May 22. The hangout will highlight ways that business can use federal government resources to increase exports.

Date: Wednesday, 22 May
Time: 3:00pm ET
Where: Watch the Hangout live at SBA’s Google+ page or SBA’s YouTube Channel

Who:

  • Dario Gomez, U.S. Small Business Administration, Associate Administrator for International Trade
  • Antwaun Griffin, U.S. Department of Commerce- International Trade Administration, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Domestic Operations
  • Dontai Smalls, UPS, Vice President for Public Affairs
  • Al Youngworth, CEO of Rekluse and SBA’s Exporter of the Year
  • Brian Kim, BBCN Bank Los Angeles and SBA’s Export Lender of the Year

Join the Conversation: Submit your questions via Twitter using the hashtag #TradeChat

Find more information for small businesses online at SBA’s Community.

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Syracuse U – Subject Specialist For Business Management

https://www.sujobopps.com/postings/49336

Syracuse University Library seeks an energetic, team-oriented librarian with at least two years of professional experience, excellent technological skills, a strong service orientation, and a background in business or a related field to serve as a subject specialist and reference librarian for business and related subject areas. This individual will work with a team of librarians and support staff in an active, student-centered research library environment. The Syracuse University Library, with collections of nearly three million volumes, is actively pursuing electronic and digital initiatives as part of its strategic directions and initiatives.

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Cornell University – Business Research Librarian

https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10164/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=19870

Business Research Librarian for the Nestlé Library

The Nestlé Library seeks creative, energetic, forward-thinking candidates for the professional position of Business Research Librarian. The library serves Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration (SHA), a business management program with a focus on the hospitality industry, including operations, marketing, finance, management, and real estate. In addition to traditional library services, the Nestlé Library welcomes candidates with a keen eye towards innovative and user-focused programs to promote the library to SHA students, faculty, and staff. Above all, candidates must be excited by the opportunity to develop the programs and services needed for the 21st century digital information environment at the premier hospitality management school.

The successful candidate will provide research, instruction, collection development, and outreach services to the SHA community as one of two librarians in the Nestlé Library.  The Nestlé librarians are members of the larger research and learning services team within the Hospitality, Labor, and Management (HLM) Library, which serves Cornell’s specialized business and labor schools, including the Industrial and Labor Relations School and the Johnson Graduate School of Management.

The School of Hotel Administration integrates a diverse group of undergraduate, professional, and graduate students, faculty, staff, and practitioners to provide a unique educational experience. As the only Ivy League business management program to focus on the hospitality industry, SHA actively prepares students to be leaders in a dynamic global industry.

Responsibilities: 

  • Reporting to the Coordinator of Research Services, the SHA Research Librarian is responsible for:
  • Providing direct research assistance to the School of Hotel Administration community;
  • Designing, teaching  and assessing instruction sessions, including working with faculty to develop curriculum-integrated instructional programs;
  • Providing outreach using traditional and innovative methods;
  • Developing and maintaining an expertise in hospitality and business information resources;
  • Collaborating with key stakeholders in the Hospitality, Labor, and Management Library; and
  • Participating actively in professional organizations, library, and university committees, and scholarly pursuits.

Qualifications

Requirements: 

  • An ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent graduate degree.
  • At least 1 year of experience in an academic or special library.
  • Experience using and teaching others to use library resources, databases, etc.
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills.
  • Ability to resolve competing demands in an environment of fast-paced change.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills.
  • Evidence of a strong service ethic and customer-focused thinking.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively in a service-oriented environment.
  • Model and maintain the HLM Library’s core values of collaboration, excellence, flexibility, innovation, integrity, and service.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant public services experience in a business library.
  • Advanced degree or coursework in hospitality, business, or related fields.
  • Experience with emerging technologies and their application in libraries and higher education.

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