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Friday, October 30, 2009

F/T - Instructional Design Librarian - NY Medical College

Position Available: Instructional Design Librarian
(Information Services Librarian)

The Health Sciences Library (HSL) of New York Medical College (NYMC) is
recruiting for an Instructional Design Librarian (Information Services
Librarian) who would be responsible for meeting the educational, research
and informational needs of the University community. The incumbent in
this position will be creating and maintaining web-based interactive
content, tutorials, learning objects and reference services that extend
library education and research assistance to health sciences students,
faculty, and staff at home, or in clinical, office settings and supplement
classroom learning with web-based information mastery sessions.
Additionally, the incumbent serves as a member of the Reference and
Information Services department providing services, in-person instruction
and serving as a liaison to multiple academic departments and locations.
This position reports to the Head, Reference and Information Services.

Library Information
New York Medical College, one of the nation's largest private health
sciences universities, is located in beautiful Valhalla, Westchester
County, New York. The Health Sciences Library (HSL) serves more than 4500
faculty, employees, students, residents and fellows of New York Medical
College. The HSL supports users in the School of Medicine, School of
Public Health, and Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences onsite and
remotely using web based and proxy server technology. For more
information about the University and the campus, including mass transit
options, please follow the NYMC site links: and
Please also explore information about the Health Sciences Library:

Required: Incumbent must have an ALA-accredited Masters Degree in Library
Science with a minimum of 2 years experience creating web-based learning
objects in various formats within an academic environment; at least 2
years professional experience providing reference and instruction services
in an academic health sciences context; excellent communication and
interpersonal skills; as well as the ability to work independently as well
as part of a team. Additional requirements include: demonstrated
knowledge of best practice/standards in web design; knowledge of major web
and graphic design tools such as Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Adobe
Creative Suite products; database design experience; knowledge of major
web programming languages and frameworks such as PHP; knowledge of web 2.0
technologies such as blogs, wikis, RSS, podcasting. Incumbent must also
have the ability to make innovative use of technologies in library

Please send your letter of interest and resume directly to: Alicia
Parrish, New York Medical College, Human Resources Department, 95
Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY 10595; (914) 594 4564; (914) 594 4309;

Please consider this as a wonderful job opportunity and pass along to your
friends and colleagues. Although the contact listed below is our Human
Resources person, I or Marie Ascher ( would welcome the chance to speak with anyone about the position if interested.


Diana Cunningham, MLS, MPH, Associate Dean and Director
Marie Ascher, MS, Head, Reference & Information Services
Health Sciences Library
New York Medical College
(914) 594 4207

Originally poste don a library school listserv.