Associate, Abstracting & Indexing - Springer Nature

Posted on April 28, 2017


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Job Duties

As a member of the Global Abstracting & Indexing team, the Abstracting & Indexing (A&I) Associate is responsible for driving the coverage of all Springer Nature journals by appropriate A&I services to ensure the visibility, discoverability and utilization of the journals, i.e. to increase readership, submissions and citations by working closely together with the A&I manager. Ideally, the candidate will have prior book and/or journal acquisition, sales, customer service, or production experience in the Science, Technology Medicine (STM), academic, or library markets. This position is a wonderful opportunity for a self-motivated individual. This position is located in our SoHo, New York offices.

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Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to and collaborating with Abstracting & Indexing (A&I) Manager on Abstracting & Indexing data verification processes, coordination of data updates, and ensuring data integrity Providing minutes, reports and analyses to A&I Manager with recommendations for decision making Serving as a subject matter expert (A&I) reference services) to support internal publishing teams Keeps abreast of latest trends and developments in the area of A&I services Serving as a back-up to the A&I Manager, i.e. may assume some responsibilities in the absence of the A&I manager Resolving problems with missing content working closely with internal publishing teams, external Abstracting & Indexing services and internal production teams to efficiently resolve issues Working closely with internal and external business stakeholders to resolve and prevent customer service issues Developing and maintaining documentation on theory and tools for citation analyses (using Web of Science/InCites and/or alternative metrics) Assist with developing documentation for presentations and training Working closely together with the PDM (Publishing Data Management) and DDS (Data Delivery Service) teams Other duties as required by manager.


Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree with some research work or experience with scholarly publishing Familiarity with searching various databases such as Web of Science, PubMed/MEDLINE, Scopus Basic knowledge of bibliometrics Proficient in MS Office & MS Windows environment (i.e. Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.). Basic knowledge of relational databases ( for example Access) is a plus Good problem solving and project management skills Excellent interpersonal skills of which a service-oriented attitude is key Strong written and verbal communication skills Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as collaborate in a team environment


Annual salary + benefits


New York, NY


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