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Job Opening - Electronic Content Librarian - Allentown, PA


Information Technology Specialist - Electronic Content Librarian -
Allentown, PA

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., a leading worldwide producer of
industrial gases and chemicals, seeks an Electronic Content Librarian to
join the Information & Library Services Department at our corporate
headquarters in Allentown, PA.

The selected candidate will build and promote a virtual library of
chemical, scientific, engineering and business information to meet the
needs of a global user base.  You will work in partnership with
researchers, engineers and business professionals as well as information
content and technology specialists to bring critical information in a
variety of innovative electronic formats to the Air Products community.

Primary job responsibilities:

1) Lead and participate on project teams that evaluate, implement and
promote electronic content for sci/tech and business information.

2) Negotiate license agreements for new and existing information content
(electronic, print and related media) with information industry suppliers.

3) Educate research, technical and business professionals to effectively
use electronic resources.


1) Bachelor's degree in library, information science or information
systems. Master's degree from accredited school of information and library
science is preferred.

2) Two years experience in medium to large scale industrial or academic
libraries with responsibilities for electronic content licensing and

3) Demonstrated skills in time and problem management, teamwork,
communications and leadership.

4) Creativity, high personal energy level, flexibility in adapting to
change and project management are necessary.

5) Ability to function in a collaborative, service-oriented, team-based

6) Successful candidates will have worked with advanced information
technology, and understand the information industry, issues and trends
regarding copyright, electronic publishing, redistribution and digital
archives as well as their impact on libraries and corporations as users of

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer
(M/F/D/V). We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits,
ongoing skills development and tuition reimbursement.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., with operations in more than 30
countries and over 17,000 employees worldwide, is a leading international
supplier of industrial gases, equipment, and chemicals. The company's
industrial gases and equipment are used by the processing and
manufacturing industries to increase productivity, improve the
environment, and conserve energy. Air Products' chemicals have important
applications in consumer, agricultural, and industrial markets. The
company has maintained an excellent growth record through the years and
continues to aggressively seek new business opportunities. Currently sales
are more than $5 billion. To learn more about Air Products, visit our
website at www.airproducts.com. <http://www.airproducts.com.>

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Valerie J.
Ryder, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., Information & Library Services,
7201 Hamilton Boulevard, Allentown, PA 18195-1501; or FAX to 610-481-6517;
or E-mail to Rydervj@apci.com.