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

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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.

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