Job Ad: Medical Librarian at Hospital for Special Surger
Reporting to the Director of Academic Training, the Medical Librarian is responsible for the operation and continued assessment and improvement the Kim Barrett Memorial Library supervises one full-time Medical Library Coordinator and a Per Diem Archivist. Along with the Medical Library Coordinator, he/she is responsible for collection development and maintenance of the Library’s mostly electronic collection. The librarian has primary responsibility for training HSS Staff, and patient groups in the use of library applications and other information resources. Strong technology skills are essential including web design skills to maintain and enhance the library website for both content and management, and investigating new technologies for potential growth in new services.
Additionally, the Medical Librarian works collaboratively with the Per Diem Archivist and the Director, HSS Archives and Committee Chair to ensure the ongoing growth and success of the HSS Archives.
The successful candidate will possess a Masters in Library Science or equivalent with 3+ yrs of professional experience in a health science setting. Must have sufficient knowledge of all library functions such as cataloging, archives, ILL and serials – to effectively manage a small medical library. Experience in design and development of technology based instructional material required. Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills as well as expert Searching skills; PUBMED, Ovid Technologies, EBSCO, Internet are essential.
Proficiency in MS office – WORD, Excel and PowerPoint and Basic HTML, XML and/or experience with Web Content Management Systems also required.
Please apply through the HSS Website – http://hss.edu/careers.asp
Timothy Roberts, MLS, AHIP
Director, Academic Training
Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021