job posting, NYC area

Subject: job posting, NYC area
From: Cathy Carr <ccarr -at- OVID -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 14 May 1997 13:44:51 -0400

To: techwr-l @
Subject: job posting, NYC area

We're looking for another documentation specialist at my company, so I
(with a little trepidation, I must admit :-)) thought I'd make the info
available here. I'm just cut-and-pasting it from our Web site, so my
apologies in advance if it looks a bit scattered--but all the info's there.
Ovid Technologies is a leading developer of information searching and
retrieval software. We provide advanced bibliographic and full text
database search software to libraries, institutions, and individual
researchers. Ovid is an excellent place to work for bright, motivated
individuals. Our expanding role in information delivery, including plans to
add more than 350 journal titles to our full text offerings this year,
ensures continued expansion and exciting opportunities.

Ovid is an equal opportunity employer. We offer competitive salaries and a
comprehensive benefits package, including stock options,
bonuses, and a 401(k) plan. Ovid provides a friendly, relaxed work
environment, where personal and professional development is

To apply for the positions listed below, please fax or mail your resume and
cover letter to:

Pat Shores
Human Resources
Ovid Technologies, Inc.
333 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10001
fax: (212) 563-3784
email: pshores -at- ovid -dot- com -dot-

*Documentation Specialist*
The Documentation Specialist will work to create electronic help and
documentation systems, maintain end user documentation for
electronic distribution and participate in the technology transfer for
Java, Web and Windows-based Ovid products.

Required Skills:
2-4 years documentation/training experience
Excellent writing skills
Experience using HTML to create online documentation
Experience writing for Microsoft Help
Knowledge of advanced features in word processing, desktop
publishing and graphics software
Familiarity with search software
Demonstrated ability to learn complex systems

Desired Skills:
Knowledge and use of Ovid products
Training experience
Experience in a software development environment
Experience with a variety of output formats (e.g. PDF)

Please note that Pat Shores is the contact person (not me :-)). Thanks--


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