Of possible interest....  Position opening....  Pew Research Center Knowledge Management Specialist

Chris 
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Chris Olson
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Pew Research Center Knowledge Management Specialist:
 
The Knowledge Management Specialist is a new position in the Pew Research Centerís Core department, created to develop and maintain a knowledge management system that will bridge the seven research areas and the core administration department. 

The successful candidate is a 21st century librarian grounded in traditional research tools and savvy about new technologies. This individual will have responsibilities in two key areas: 1) information management to support multi-channel distribution and 2) resource management to support internal clients. In particular, this individual will play a key role in supporting the Centerís external dissemination to syndication and aggregation partners by creating and implementing taxonomies; establishing standards for maintaining digital assets; helping build and maintain relationships with syndication partners; and assisting in leveraging taxonomies and metadata to improve website search. In addition, this individual will play a key role in archiving reports, publications, and internal documents and providing tools and services to support Pew Research Center analysts by maintaining subscriptions; investigating new research resources; troubleshooting and training on electronic resources; and locating materials and skills training from academic libraries and other sources as required. 

Required Education/Experience: M.L.S. from ALA-accredited library science program and five or more years of experience working in a special library environment. This position reports to the Communications Director.
 
Full job description: http://pewresearch.org/docs/?DocID=104

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