Knowledge Management

Knowledge managers manage an organization's knowledge from the infrastructure that houses it to the platform that allows access by various groups. They also tend to play key roles in conducting market research and analysis and provide their patrons with up-to-date industry publications.

Organization Position Location Responsibilities Qualifications Salary
Allstate Insurance:
Knowledge Management Coordinator
Northbrook, IL
Implement a KM methodology; Measure and report on the KM system; Provide training; Implement knowledge capture and sharing practices Bachelor's degree; Experience in knowledge management; 1-3 years with content management systems or web based applications; Familiarity with Sharepoint and Web 2.0 technologies Not stated
The Camden Group:
Knowledge Management Specialist
Chicago, IL
Lead the assembly, systemization, organization, and distribution of the firm's knowledge; Create a KM action plan; Develop professional training MLIS; Five years' experience; Healthcare consulting experience; 5 years in a knowledge management role Not stated
Bain & Co:
Knowledge Management Specialist
Boston or Chicago
Coordinate the capture and sharing of company knowledge base; Solicit content to fill knowledge needs; Conduct external market research to identify key trends Bachelor's degree with strong academic credentials; 3 years in a professional services firm environment with exposure to KM, other disciplines Not stated
Mayo Clinic:
Knowledge Management Analyst
Rochester, MN
Locate research material; Train staff in the use of electronic & print resources; Maintain intranet of resources; Ensure copyright compliance MLIS; 2 years' experience searching medical literature; knowledge of medical terminology $49,344 minimum
Sutter Physician Services:
Knowledge Management Coordinator
Salt Lake City, UT
Develop & maintain KM collaboration sites; Coordinate with Implementation team to manage new client services Bachelor's degree in KM or related field; 2 years in KM or related field; 3 years' experience working with Sharepoint; Certified KM preferred Not stated

Further Reading

This article from Forbes magazine makes the case for hiring knowledge managers: http://www.forbes.com/sites/lisaquast/2012/08/20/why-knowledge-management-is-important-to-the-success-of-your-company/

These links provide information on careers in knowledge management:

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