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Thursday, January 15, 2015

F/T - USER Svcs Librarian, NY Medical College (NY)

New York Medical College is seeking a USER Services Librarian.

Job Description: Reports to: Associate Director, USER Services

Job Summary: USER Services Librarian designs and delivers reference services for the department including in-person, telephone and virtual modalities and search services and information delivery. Services include but are not limited to: mediated search services, reference services, technical support, web content delivery, participation on systematic review teams and evidence based practice of librarianship. Will act as a member of Reference team to provide reference service, instruction and outreach; will initiate and manage special projects and will liaison with academic departments. Librarian is expected to participate in varied aspects of the library’s operation through work on committees.

Job Requirements:Responsibilities include but not limited to:

-Train colleagues on deployment of new technology -Coordinate the scheduling and statistical reporting of reference desk and online reference services

-Provide instructional workshops and classes related to information literacy concepts, emerging technologies, the use of library resources, orientations to the library and its services and consultations both in person and online

-Develop high quality teaching material for classes and web based instruction

-Perform online searches for a variety of users, using appropriate resources from a number of vendors and in various interfaces (PubMed, Embase, Clinical Key, Web of Science, Ovid, EBSCOhost, Science Direct etc)

Prior Experience: At least 5 years working in a health sciences library, preferably academic. Educational or experiential background in pre-clinical or health sciences and teaching experience desirable.

Skills: Proficiency in HTML and web design software; bibliographic management software such as RefWorks; MS Office software, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint; knowledge of Web 2.0 technologies such as blogs, wikis, RSS, podcasting and demonstrated ability to make innovative use of technology in library services and communications. Strong organizational, managerial and problem-solving skills are necessary. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Excellent attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects and work independently as well as within a team. Strong personal and professional integrity with the highest ethical standards and a commitment to diversity essential. Excellent leadership skills required. Physical Demands: None Environmental Demands: None Education: Masters degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school Licenses or Certifications: Certification by the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) desirable 

Send resume with cover letter indicating position of interest to: Alicia Parrish, Employment Manager, Human Resources Department at or HR fax 914-594-4309. Candidates of interest will be contacted to schedule interviews.

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