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Sunday, May 30, 2010

F/T - Associate Librarian-User Services, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centers

Job Description

Job Title: Assoc Lib, User Svcs
Profession: Education/Training/Information; Library/Information

Assoc Lib, User Svcs 

Our Library supports Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's mission to improve patient care, support clinical and laboratory research, and enhance education. We select, acquire and provide relevant scientific and medical information. Customized training programs are available to optimize access to information. We are committed to outstanding service and to implementing innovations that meet the needs of our users. 

The Associate Librarian, User Services is a senior level position reporting to the Library Director. In this role the candidates overall responsibilities include: Manage 6+ staff which includes professional librarians as well as contractors and interns (when needed). Carries out administrative duties including salary planning, annual reviews, and career development. Spearheads and manages the overall library operation that touches on customer services functions. Develops and executes plans to incorporate technology to support the modern library as well as implement new/improved operational processes, workflow activities, and policies. Manage the collection and analysis of user services metrics to support informed decisions to continue, upgrade and retire services. Oversees the marketing and communication function of the library, develops and creates appropriate end user training and awareness campaigns. Leader and key participant on library project teams. 

Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program required Bachelors degree in Science or equivalent experience in a health science environment Eight to ten years of Library and Information Management experience with progressive employment history showing increased responsibility and management experience Knowledge and a deep range of experience with software tools including web development and design, client survey instruments, needs assessment tools, knowledge databases and online training software (for developing courseware and managing the ongoing program) Must demonstrate managerial skills and capabilities and experience working across departmental lines and deep experience working with internal customers and external vendors Must have knowledge and experience working with current technologies that support library services, information discovery and knowledge management including automated library systems, library portal applications, underlying support tools, and web development and design

Desired Attributes

Profession: Education/Training/Informati; Library/Information
Information Specialty: Research/reference
Reader Services: Oversee/manage circulation operations
Knowledge Management: Oversee day to day operations
Knowledge Management: Author/document/revise submissions
Knowledge Management: Provide reporting/analysis
Knowledge Management: Review/archive/purge/update content
Knowledge Management: Establish benchmarks/communicate results
Job Setting: Medical library
Position Type: Librarian

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