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Thursday, July 11, 2013

F/T - Communication and Outreach Librarian - Mount Sinai Medical Center (NY)

Communication and Outreach Librarian, Mount Sinai Medical Center – NY

Start day Aug. 5, 2013, 9 a.m.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Plan and implement outreach initiatives using social media, the library website, newsletters, and other digital and print communication channels
  • Collaborate with other librarians to evaluate current reference, consultation and education services, and recommend, design and implement new services
  • Develop and lead library efforts to increase awareness of copyright, author rights, understanding of publisher agreements, open access, “altmetrics”, and other scholarly communication issues
  • Create and maintain content on the library website, including tutorials and resource guides
  • Design services to support faculty publishing, including personal information management, research impact, preparation of manuscripts, and database searching assistance
  • Develop, present and evaluate in-person and online instruction in database searching and information management to support evidence-based practice, scholarly research, and life-long learning
  • Consult with faculty on creating search strategies for bibliographic databases, managing information retrieval, and preparing presentations
  • Evaluate biomedical resources and tools for potential library acquisition
  • Keep current with scholarly communication and social media trends, emerging technologies and reference practices in academic health sciences libraries
Required Experience:
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to engage faculty and students through creative marketing initiatives
  • Experience creating high-impact web-based educational materials and user guides
  • Demonstrated understanding of effective social media outreach and monitoring
  • Strong knowledge of scholarly communication issues and trends in academic research and publishing
  • Experience providing reference and instruction in an academic library
  • Experience searching the biomedical literature, including PubMed and Web of Science
  • Hands-on experience with a variety of digital collaboration, presentation and communication tools
  • Ability to work independently and collegially with teams and individuals across departments and organization
  • To apply Email cover letter and detailed resume to Indicate the job title “Communication and Outreach Librarian” in the subject line.
  • Please visit the Levy Library website to learn more about the library.
    Mount Sinai Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Mount Sinai Medical Center–An EEO/AA-D/V Employer.
    Position Reports To
    Library Director
    New York, NY

    Job Requirements

    Education Required
    ALA accredited MLS degree or equivalent

    Company Information

    Gustave L. and Janet W. Levy Library, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1102
    New York New York 10029

    Contact Information

    Alan Krissoff
    Phone: (212) 241-6138
    Fax: (212) 241-4925