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Friday, July 25, 2014

Assoc. Librarian, Sloan Kettering (NY)

Associate Librarian, User Services, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – NY

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center seeks an Associate Librarian, a senior level position reporting to the Library Director.

In this role the candidate’s overall responsibilities include:

  • Manage 5+ 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, new user services, and policies
  • Oversee the marketing and communication function of the library, develops and drives innovative 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
  • Bachelor’s 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
  • Must demonstrate managerial skills and capabilities and experience working across departmental lines and deep experience working with internal customers and external vendors
  • 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)
  • Expertise in MS Office Suite.
  • 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
  • Experience with principles of authority control, including selecting and applying controlled vocabularies and ontologies to local collections
  • Experience using emerging technologies for metadata management and delivery
  • Knowledge of discovery tools and metadata practices supporting discovery, specifically in a library context
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