Archive for the ‘Employment’ Category
Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
Job posting active from: Thu, 2013-03-14 – Fri, 2013-04-05
Job Type: Faculty
Hour Type: Full-Time
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Monday – Friday) and one evening per week and one Saturday per month
Immediate Supervisor: Director of Libraries
Application Materials: The College strongly encourages applications from members of traditionally underrepresented groups. Interested candidates should apply online at www.dccc.edu or send electronic only (in MS Word or .PDF format), a cover letter, complete and current resume, unofficial transcripts and a list of three references (including current immediate supervisor) to Connie L. McCalla, Vice President, Human Resources, Delaware County Community College, 901 South Media Line Road, Media, PA 19063, email@example.com. Application materials must be submitted only as a completed packet and received no later than April 5, 2013.
Salary: A minimum starting salary of $58,314 and a comprehensive and competitive fringe benefit package are provided.
The ideal candidate must have a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school; minimum of two years’ experience in an academic library is required. A background in health services, strong knowledge of technology, ability to work well with a diverse library staff and community college constituency, and strong teaching skills are desired. The successful candidate will be service-oriented, exhibit a positive attitude, and good communication and interpersonal skills; must be team-oriented and committed to professional development.
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Friday, March 8th, 2013
The Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity is now open until April 30, 2013. Please assist the Search Committee by sharing the announcement within and outside your IC with those interested in and qualified for the Title 42 position. The attached announcement can be found on the NIH Jobs Page at: http://www.jobs.nih.gov/vacancies/executive/odcoswd.htm.
Saturday, March 2nd, 2013
The D. Samuel Gottesman Library seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Head of Access Services. The description is below. Please share with interested staff and colleagues.
Position Title: Head, Access Services
Status: Full Time, Academic/Faculty, non-tenured
Reporting to the library Director, the Head of Access Services will effectively supervise, plan, coordinate and manage all aspects of access, delivery and use of library services, facilities and resources. Providing basic reference services is also expected in this position. The individual must be creative, flexible, highly service-oriented and able to work independently and collegially with diverse library staff, faculty, students, researchers, residents and other staff within the organization.
Manages and supervises daily operations of interlibrary loan, internal document delivery, circulation, stacks maintenance and functionality of physical library space.
Coordinates Circulation and Interlibrary Loan (ILL) workflows to facilitate and improve effectiveness of access and delivery of information
Develops strategies to improve effectiveness and performance of services; develops new services to fill identified patron needs
Plans and implements Circulation and ILL training for staff
Administers online printing accounts (cash and student allowance)
Develops remote and onsite access policies; become familiar with e-resource licensing issues
Maintains library calendar and service hours - regular, holiday, extended study hours, emergencies (hurricanes, blizzards, etc.). Collaborates with Security personnel to provide coverage as needed
Provides excellent customer service to patrons; initiates and develops collaborative relations with faculty, students, investigators and staff; represents the library by serving on institutional committees and task forces
Troubleshoots and addresses patron complaints or issues, occasionally after-hours (email, telephone)
Participates in library planning; compiles reports/statistics on the use of services and the physical facility
Participates in outreach and creative marketing to promote library services
Assists the Reference Dept. daily to provide basic reference service and orientations to new and existing patrons; recommends and demonstrates resources appropriate to needs.
Collaborates with IT department to ensure efficient use of technology, e.g., wireless, online printing, etc.
Participates in special projects and performs other job related duties as required.
MLS/MLIS/MSLS from ALA-accredited institution
Knowledge/experience of interlibrary loan, ILLiad, DOCLINE, OCLC, PubMed searching
Demonstrated ability to lead and manage staff and processes/workflows and promote teamwork
Strong commitment to quality customer service
Detail oriented, excellent writing, analytical, evaluative, and organizational skills; good presentation, verbal, and strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work effectively with diverse internal and external constituents of various levels in a time-sensitive, dynamic and responsive manner
Flexibility to work with changing priorities and changing schedules; willingness to work nights and Sunday, as needed.
3 years of professional and supervisory experience, preferably in an academic library
Qualified candidates should email cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of 3 references to Racheline Habousha, Library Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include "Head, Access Services" in your email subject heading.
The D. Samuel Gottesman Library serves Einstein's students, postdoctoral researchers, principal investigators, faculty, staff, and residents at affiliated institutions as well as graduate students and faculty of the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University. Please visit our website at http://library.einstein.yu.edu.
The Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is located in the Bronx, NY. Einstein is home to 2,000 faculty members, 750 medical students, 350 PhD students, and 380 postdoctoral investigators in basic sciences and clinical research. Affiliated with five major medical centers throughout the greater New York metropolitan area, Einstein has 150 residency programs with 2,500 physicians in training.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is an AA/EOE Employer.
Friday, February 15th, 2013
The announcement for the position of Unit Head in the Index Section (Supervisory Technical Information Specialist, GS-1412-13) has been posted in USAJOBS. Applications will be accepted through Tuesday February 19.
For information on duties, qualifications, and the application process, please see:
Supervisory Technical Information Specialist-NLM-MP
Merit Promotion announcement for current federal employees
Supervisory Technical Information Specialist-NLM-DE
Delegated Examining announcement for all U.S. citizens
Friday, February 15th, 2013
Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
Open Position as of February 1, 2013: Assistant Director, Resource Management Division, Health Sciences Library, New York Medical College, Westchester County, NY
The Health Sciences Library of New York Medical College seeks an Assistant Director, Resources Management Division Librarian. New York Medical College, a member of the Touro College and University System, is located in Valhalla, in beautiful Westchester County, New York, 450 square-miles of diverse living, with tiny river towns, suburban villages and urban centers. One of the best things about NYMC’s location is its proximity to New York City, with bus, train or car options to get you there in as little as 30 minutes. The Health Sciences Library serves more than 4500 faculty, employees, students, residents and fellows on a vibrant and growing campus now with our Schools of Medicine, Health Sciences and Practice, and Basic Medical Sciences. Please consider this opportunity yourself and/or pass along to your colleagues.
Job Description & Requirements:
Position summary: Provides day to day management of the acquisitions, cataloging, and serials functions of the Health Sciences Library (HSL) of New York Medical College (HSL) including collection development and e-resources. The incumbent in this position supervises 5 FTEs, including professionals (2.6) and support staff (2.0), and serves as a member of the senior management team. The incumbent must be able to articulate resources management functions within the vision and mission of the university and the library’s strategic plans.
- Day to day management of acquisitions, cataloging and serials control; serves as chief cataloger;
- Manages the content of the integrated library systems (ILS) and other relevant applications;
- Investigates, implements and evaluates continuous improvement of technical services capabilities (including training, performance appraisals, discipline, hiring and interviewing);
- Maintains and evaluates the integrity of record data and quality control for inclusion in the ILS;
- Manages the materials budget;
- Chairs the internal Collection Development Committee and its activities;
- Develops grants and projects for external sources of funding;
- Coordinates the development and maintenance of library-sponsored databases, such as the faculty author bibliography and discipline-specific resources;
- Continually maintains the SERHOLD and OCLC holdings records
- Provides analyses of interlibrary data and other sources of data concerning lending, borrowing, and copyright;
- Participates as a key member of the library’s senior management team;
- Serves as staff for the Faculty Senate Library and Academic Support Committee;
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- ALA-accredited MLS;
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in one or more library technical services areas;
- Demonstrated ability to articulate a vision and mission for resources management functions as part of the digital library;
- Effective management experience, preferably in a technical services area;
- Solid working knowledge and expertise in cataloging, archives database development and maintenance;
- Demonstrated organizational abilities to develop and manage staff.
- Demonstrated knowledge of AACR2 (soon RDA), MARC, NLM & LC classifications, authority control and bibliographic utilities;
- Experience managing integrated library systems;
- Meticulous attention to detail, efficiency and thoroughness;
- Ability to manage multiple priorities in a changing environment;
- Understanding of technical services, archives, workflows, & both current and future trends;
- Eligible for membership in MLA Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP).
To apply, contact Alicia Parrish, Human Resources Manager, or Colleen Coccaro at (914) 594 4564 or Recruiter@nymc.edu, New York Medical College, 40 Sunshine Cottage Road, Valhalla, NY 10595.
Friday, January 25th, 2013
NLM is recruiting public service leaders with a background in collection access or resource sharing to head our busy ILL Unit (approximately 250,000 transactions annually). NLM is a lend-only ILL participant. The majority of our ILL traffic arrives through DOCLINE and we serve as the library of last resort for interlibrary loan in the National Network of Libraries of Medicine. We are looking for professionals who enjoy a team environment, a busy atmosphere and have a passion for collection access.
The announcement will be open for five days. The short time period reflects NLM’s effort to hire talented people quickly. We’re sending out this pre-announcement to give you time to spread the word to interested colleagues, or to consider your own application. Because of the short time frame, it would be advantageous to create a USAJobs account now and upload a resume to it.
The announcement is available in USAJobs (www.usajobs.gov.) and from “Jobs at NLM” on NLM’s home page: www.nlm.nih.gov.
Friday, January 18th, 2013
NLM will be posting two Librarian positions (9 and 11) for the Health and Information Products Unit in the Reference and Web Services Section. We expect the position to post Wednesday 1/16 or Thursday 1/17. The application period will be open for 5 days.
We’re looking for talented people to help provide access to consumer health information by supporting work on MedlinePlus, MedlinePlus en español, MedlinePlus Mobile and MedlinePlus Connect. We invite and encourage eligible candidates to apply for these wonderful opportunities to work with our team and help support one of NLM’s premier products. If you have a passion for disseminating reliable consumer health information, and you enjoy being part of a team, please consider applying. If you want to learn more about this position, please contact me or Stephanie Dennis.
The very short posting time of five days reflects the government’s effort to hire talented people quickly and we are sending this announcement to give you time to prepare your resume and USAJobs account. You can create your account now in USAJobs and upload your resume, before the posting appears.
The announcement will be available in USAJobs and from “Jobs at NLM” on the home page, http://www.nlm.nih.gov.
Please note that additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement:
- Preservation & Collection Management Section (PCM) hopes to hire a Librarian with experience in library digitization or digital preservation programs. Questions about the PCM position should go to Walter Cybulski.
- The Rare Books and Early Manuscripts Section (RBEM) are also looking to hire a Librarian with experience in cataloging rare books. Questions about the RBEM position should go to Michael North.
- In addition, the MEDLARS Management Section (MMS) is recruiting for their Terminology QA and User Support Unit. This Unit provides support for the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS) which integrates and distributes key terminology, classification and coding standards, and associated resources to promote creation of more effective and interoperable biomedical information systems and services, including electronic health records. Questions about the MMS position should go to Dianne Babski.
Interested candidates should apply to this same job announcement for consideration.
Saturday, January 12th, 2013
The Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center (PRC) serves the health information needs of the patients, family and caregivers of Weill Cornell Medical College and New York-Presbyterian-Hospital. The Patient Services Librarian/Manager of the Patient Resource Center manages the services and resources of the PRC. This position reports to the Associate Director, User Support, Research & Education and the Chief Administrative Officer, Physician Organization.
- Manage the PRC. Coordinate, implement and evaluate policies and procedures, resources, programs and services. Administer the annual operational budget.
- Develop a strategic plan, set measurable goals and objectives for the Center.
- Maintain an authoritative and current collection of consumer health and patient education (CHI/PE) resources to meet the information needs of patients, their families and caregivers in collaboration with the medical faculty of the Weill Cornell Physician Organization and NewYork-Presbyterian-Hospital.
- Act as a resource for health professionals who wish to develop collections of CHI/PE materials for their patients.
- Provide current awareness services for health professionals about new CHI/PE materials, as well as health information needs of consumers, including information and health literacy issues and learner preferences.
- Serve as a member of the Library Electronic Health Record Taskforce to represent patient needs and integrate CHI/PE resources in the patient portal.
- In collaboration with the institution and the community, develop informational and educational programs related to health issues and the evaluation of health information. Participate in institutional community outreach programs, such as health fairs and screenings.
- Serve on institutional committees, e.g. patient education, public health, community health education, quality assurance, medical ethics, etc. to encourage and support the development of CHI/PE resources.
- Market and promote Center resources and services. Establish support through development activities such as library friends, advisory committees, and fundraising activities or grant opportunities. In collaboration with the Library Communications Team develop and distribute promotional materials and outreach programs to market services.
- Contribute to the success and development of the Weill Cornell Medical Library by participating on committees and teams and providing service as needed.
- Participate on rounds, morning report, and journal clubs for selected departments; provide just-in-time instruction, expert literature searching and customized consultation services in person, by telephone or electronically.
- Recruit and develop volunteers and interns.
Level: Full Time, Academic/Faculty
Position Reports To: Associate Director, User Support & Education
Location: New York, New York 10065
Minimum of two years of consumer health information /patient education experience preferred
Excellent technical, written and verbal communication skills and teaching/presentation skills. Able to work collaboratively in a team environment. Demonstrated initiative, the ability to manage multiple projects and a commitment to professional development. Project management and program evaluation skills; social media use and expertise; experience producing consumer health workshops (in-person and online tutorials); experience locating and demonstrating health resources in Spanish or other non-English languages preferred.
Weill Cornell Medical Library
1300 York Ave
New York NY 10065
Applicants should send cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of 3 references to email@example.com.
The Weill Medical College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, marital status, disability, citizenship or veteran status. (EOE/M/F/D/V)
Saturday, January 12th, 2013
Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/Executive Director Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL), this newly created faculty position will provide leadership for the library’s applications, knowledge systems, and new and emerging technologies, integrating the resources, services and programs of the HS/HSL. Working in a highly collaborative library and campus environment, the Associate Director for Library Applications and Knowledge Systems will manage 6.5 staff consisting of an internal library network administrator, web developers, support staff, and an instructional technology/design team. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position at a rank of Librarian II or III.
* Provide vision, oversight, and leadership for HS/HSL staff, public and classroom computing, the internal library network and computing infrastructure, web development, instructional/collaboration technology and facilities, and special knowledge-based projects.
* Monitor and recommend new and emerging library applications and knowledge systems such as next generation library catalogs, aggregated discovery tools, research and collaboration systems, instructional technology, digital archives, and simulation and presentation labs and tools.
* Consult with campus IT leadership on critical issues regarding the University of Maryland computing network and infrastructure to insure a cohesive, coherent, and unified approach.
* Collaborate with campus partners, diverse groups, teams, and committees to provide expertise ensure for informed decision-making regarding the technical infrastructure needed for HS/HSL to enable library-based campus projects such as the digital archive, knowledge informatics, data management metadata application and consultation, resource sharing, online teaching and learning, and discipline- and subject-based database development.
* Plan and develop the knowledge infrastructure, tools, and digital resources that support the HS/HSL’s role in inter-professional education, collaboration, outreach, informatics, and translational science.
* Support emerging partnerships with the clinical enterprise in the integration of knowledge and evidence-based resources into the electronic health record and into other clinical tools.
* Represent the HS/HSL on campus, system, regional and national health and library information technology committees.
* Lead and represent the HS/HSL in the adoption and technical integration of new University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions discovery tools and library management systems.
* Supervise staff and set goals for the Computing and Technology Division of the HS/HSL, consistent with those in the University Strategic Plan and Campus IT Plan.
* Balance technology needs with fiscal realities.
* Identify library technology-oriented grant opportunities.
* Participate in library or campus research using library application expertise.
* Professional participation through presentations or publications regarding innovative library applications for practice, or programs in health sciences libraries.
* Engage in strategic visioning and planning for new and emerging technologies in an academic health sciences library environment.
* Participate as a key member of the library management team in determining overall strategic direction for the HS/HSL.
* ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library or information science
* Experience in an academic setting
* Minimum 3 years of experience managing staff or managing projects in library applications, knowledge management systems, or new/emerging technologies
* Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills
* Demonstrated excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
* Demonstrated project management and planning skills
* Demonstrated creative and innovative problem-solving skills
* Familiarity and experience with systems and applications advancing library services, knowledge informatics resources, and productivity
* Demonstrated experience and scholarship sufficient to be eligible for appointment at the rank of Librarian II under the University of Maryland Baltimore Criteria and Procedures relating to the Appointment, Promotion and Permanent Status for Librarian Faculty http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/general/about/policies/APP_Policy.pdf
* Valid driver’s license
* Experience in an academic health sciences environment
* Ability to develop, articulate, and advocate a vision for library applications, knowledge-based systems, trends in new and emerging technologies, and the resources needed to support them
* Demonstrated knowledge of and expertise in new and emerging technologies and strategic planning development
BENEFITS: Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campus is located in downtown Baltimore, blocks from Orioles Park at Camden Yards, Raven’s Stadium, and the Inner Harbor, a recreational waterfront destination. Forty-five miles north of Washington DC, Baltimore City and the surrounding metropolitan area are noted for high quality-of-life indicators offering historic parks, great neighborhoods, and world-famous art collections, museums, theaters, and symphony orchestras. The city has easy access to public transportation systems, superior health care systems, and renowned university and educational resources.
The HS/HSL is the second largest medical school library on the East Coast, providing access to over 374,000 bound volumes, 8400 unique electronic and print periodicals, 96 databases and an array of progressive services, products and programs. Sixty-five FTEs and 25 faculty librarians staff the library. Our attractive facility, which opened in 1998, provides over 900 seats, 40 group study rooms, 130 individual study carrels, 60 public-access computers, wireless Internet access, 3 computer classrooms, a presentation and production studio, an art gallery, and multiple meeting spaces.
The Library supports the 6300 students, and over 7500 faculty and staff members on UMB’s 60-acre research and technology complex consisting of 58 buildings including the University of Maryland BioPark, the University of Maryland Medical Center, and the VA Hospital. UMB’s professional and graduate schools comprise a dental school, graduate school, and schools of law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health and social work. More details about the UMB can be found at http://www.umaryland.edu/
SALARY RANGE: $55,000-$80,000, commensurate with experience.
Interested, qualified candidates may email, fax or mail cover letter; CV/resume; 3 references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – does not need to be notarized) to: Rachel Gleiberman at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 410-706-3101 or mail to UM-HS/HSL, 601 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201. Visit our website at http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/general/about/employment/ or call 410-706-6747 for more information. For best consideration, please forward all above required application materials by February 1, 2013. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Maryland is an AA/EOE/ADA Employer. The University supports diversity initiatives and encourages minorities to apply.