NN/LM SCR Staff Job Descriptions

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The Director is responsible for the overall direction of the program and is liaison to the National Library of Medicine. He/she provides leadership in the South Central Region in planning and implementing NN/LM SCR programs and is an advocate for the NN/LM SCR in the national arena. The Director participates in meetings with the NN/LM Directors, NN/LM SCR Regional Advisory Committee (RAC), and serves as liaison to regional Resource Library Directors. The Executive Director reports to the Director for program management.

Executive Director

The Executive Director is responsible for the implementation and evaluation of the objectives and goals of the program. He/she is responsible for the day-to-day administrative responsibilities including budget and contract preparation and program management within the approved budget and federal guidelines, program planning and implementation, NN/LM SCR staff supervision, development and distribution of statistical data and progress reports, and communication at all levels. The Executive Director is a liaison to the National Library of Medicine, other Regional Medical Libraries, the NN/LM SCR RAC, Resource Library Directors, and the Network libraries.

Senior Administrative Coordinator

The Senior Administrative Coordinator is responsible for various organizational and clerical functions for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region (NN/LM SCR), including financial accounting and travel.

Consumer Health Outreach Coordinator

The Consumer Health Outreach Coordinator is responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing consumer health information programs for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region (NN/LM SCR). Responsibilities of this position include identifying populations where there is a need to introduce consumer health information, identifying existing consumer health collaborations and programs, and training librarians, consumers, and healthcare professionals in providing access to consumer health information.

Emerging Technologies Coordinator

The Emerging Technologies Coordinator serves as the technology advisor for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region (NN/LM SCR). Coordinates, promotes and implements technology based services to the region. Identifies emerging technologies that will assist regional stakeholders in providing services to their communities. The Emerging Technologies Coordinator will assess regional technological information needs, provide technical support and instruction to network members, assist other coordinators with technology issues and serve as the webmaster for the NN/LM SCR website.

Health Professions Coordinator

The Health Professions Coordinator will develop outreach programs and services for health professionals with an emphasis on non-physician and allied health professionals. The Coordinator will use a variety of strategies to identify underserved health professionals with the goal of developing services to reach these audiences. The Coordinator will review program proposals and provide assistance to applicants seeking funding from the NN/LM SCR.

Research Administrator

The Research Administrator provides fiscal, business, and program records management and maintains accurate agreement procedures and obligations for the South Central Region's Regional Medical Library of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM SCR).

Social Media Assistant

The Social Media Assistant works remotely to create daily content for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region's (NN/LM SCR) Facebook and Twitter channels and blog.