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Friday, May 22, 2009

F/T - Submission Coor - Mount Sinai School of Med

Division of Education
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics & Adult Development
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

A position open that could be an excellent match for a graduate of a Library Science school.

Project Coordinator - POGOe Submissions Coordinator
Job # 09-51751 in Dept 851
Salary: $40,000 - $44,000 (Funding: 50% ADGAP, 50% TAP-G)

Position Summary: The Submissions Coordinator will be responsible for the ongoing expansion of the site's collection by reaching out to medical educators and various specialties societies nationwide; assisting users with submissions of the incoming and pending educational materials; assisting with site research and development and the enhancement of site operation and functionality.

The Submissions Coordinator will work closely with the POGOe Content Editor, medical educators, and information management specialists of the site, reporting to the Director of Special Projects.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Initiate and build relationships with curriculum/product developers from institutions nationwide:
Proactively solicit educational materials;
Assist with submission of materials;
Copy-edit all submissions for formatting, proper citation, spelling, grammar, completeness, and edit as needed;
Identify gaps and areas in need of future development.

2. Maintain and continually update the database of materials and managing product postings
Maintain product tracking and filing system;
Maintain clear and concise records of product and author status.
Provide status reports/site updates at weekly meetings

3. Create and edit the monthly newsletter

4. Promote POGOe at medical conferences and events

5. Handle other needs and tasks as necessary/ assigned.

Minimum Education
Bachelors degree.

Minimum Related Experience:
Experience in working with medical or other professional societies is desirable.

Minimum Computer Skills
MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)- Intermediate
Internet Explorer/Mozilla - Advanced

General Skills
Excellent communication skills (written and spoken).
Capacity to learn and understand categories of learners and educational environments, to remember author?s names and their institutional associations.
Should be detail oriented with strong follow-up and follow-through capabilities.
Flexible, resourceful, energetic; be able to embrace change and think creatively.
A high degree of diplomacy and teamwork is required.

Reports to: Director of Special Projects/POGOe Managing Editor

Karen Sauvigne, MA , Deputy Director, Education Division
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics & Adult Development
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Phone: 212-241-6948 Fax: 212-876-9150

Originally posted on a library school listserv.