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Reference # : 18-03025 Title : Library Technician - International Clerk
Location : Parsippany, NJ
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 11/19/2018 / 11/18/2019  

30 work hours per week

The client discovers, develops, manufactures and markets medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and a range of services. Client serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.

The client implemented a promotional material management solution on Veeva's Vault platform. The solution known within client as Content Central Vault is automating the entire end-to-end process, from concept and strategy, to the association of claims and reference documents, to Veterinary, Legal and Regulatory review, to piece distribution, and finally expiry and withdrawal. The solution will also serve as the authoritative platform for information supporting our marketed products.


•Performs a range of general and specialized duties in the areas of global content management and global digital asset management in Content Central Vault.
Areas of performance include (but are not limited to):
•Collaborate and assist team members on projects and various initiatives with digital collections from photographers and agencies, including but not limited to the creation of basic descriptive and metadata information.
•Ensure international usage rights are specified in metadata and images linked to all materials where used
•Performing quality check, analysis, and correction of metadata, materials and digital image files as per our business standard
•Digitizing photographs and documents
•Creating metadata and controlled vocabularies
•Contribute to the formulation of global content management strategy
•Design and create taxonomy and hierarchies that facilitate access to and logical organization of content
•Work cross-functionally to utilize and execute taxonomy and facilitate workflows
•Develop reports to support KPIs
•Gather user requirements and translate them to functional/technical requirements
•Plan and manage usability testing and related user research activities
•Consult with customers to ensure solutions are business driven and customer centric
•Partner with IT consultants to ensure user experience requirements are accurately translated into designs
•Partner with IT to align activities and tools
•Assist with other ongoing or project-based assignments as needed;


Bachelor's degree in related field preferred
Basic knowledge of digital library systems and standards, and long term data preservation concerns.
Familiarity with cataloging, metadata, and related standards and practices
Understanding of classification schemes including taxonomy and thesauri and experience developing them
Knowledge of MODS, Dublin Core, or other digital library standards
General knowledge of web technologies such as HTML, RSS, JavaScript, and HTTP is a plus
Proficiency using standard office software, hardware, networked environments, and equipment.

Education and Experience
•Required: Bachelor's degree; at least two years of relevant technical experience in a library, archives, or information center
•Preferred: Master's degree or equivalent in library/information science, computer science, archival studies, electronic records management, digital creation, or related field
General Skill Requirements
•Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
•Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
•Strong customer-service orientation
•Ability to develop, interpret, and apply policies and procedures
•Ability to prioritize tasks while meeting concurrent deadlines
•Strong knowledge of photographic, scanning, and digital imaging techniques, equipment, and best practices.
•Ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently.
•Interacting professionally with colleagues throughout the organization.