Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) is currently seeking a Help Desk Specialist. Please find the details pertaining to the position listed here:


  • Bachelors degree in chemistry, biochemistry, or a related science
  • Experience with searching CAS products
  • Understanding of CAS product features
  • Patent knowledge or experience helpful
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated customer service skills


Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) has an immediate opening for a Help Desk Specialist in the Sales Department. The Help Desk Specialist works in a dynamic, interactive team environment. The candidate answers customer inquiries related to STN command language, STN databases, CAS database content and indexing, STN and SciFinder search strategies, and how-to-use CAS products and services. 

Responsibilities include devising win-win solutions for customers, developing search strategies for complex technical inquiries, handling service failures, and optimizing Help Desk operations. In addition to delivering high quality customer service, the candidate fulfills support functions for the Sales Department. For instance, the candidate may create customer training aids, participate in cross-divisional teams for product rollouts, test CAS products, and/or conduct customer training.

Chemical Abstracts Service offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including a generous vacation plan, medical, dental, vision insurance plans, and employee savings and retirement plans.  For consideration, please e-mail resume and salary requirements to or click here to apply online.

For more information about CAS, refer to our web page at An Equal Opportunity Employer.  Chemical Abstracts Service, 2540 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43220