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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Electronic Resources Librarian, Touro College (NY)

Electronic Resources Librarian, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (NY)

Electronic Resources Librarian - The Sheldon L. Sirota Memorial Library

Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
*     Administers the integrated library system

*   Coordinates and conducts training with staff and student assistants on new and updated Innovative Interfaces modules including serials, cataloging, circulation, OP AC and Web Access Management
*   Works with other Touro libraries to coordinate INNOP AC (Innovative Interfaces Online Public Access Catalog) efforts.
*   Responsible for all electronic operations functions including registering and activating new electronic titles, overseeing compliance of license agreements, monitoring changes and renewals in the online catalog, and Serhold and Summons plus catalog items as required
*   Communicates successfully with vendors and publishers
*   Assists with the selection of new resources and ongoing review of current  electronic resources

*   Maintains accessibility and web maintenance of electronic resources
     Provides reference services using print and electronic resources
*   Responsible to the Director of the Library
*   Participates in medical student pharmacy student admission interviews
*   Serves on committees, as assigned
*   Participates in teaching biomedical literature searching
*   Participates in faculty functions where faculty attendance is expected such as White Coat Ceremony and new student orientation


Education, Preparation, and Training
*   MLS/MLIS/MIS degree from an ALA -accredited program.
*   Second master’s required for faculty rank.

Preferred Qualifications:
·       Two years or more experience in a health science library or academic library.
·       Experience in managing electronic resources.

*  Knowledge of library procedures and electronic biomedical resources
*  Knowledge of selection, acquisitions, and evaluation of electronic resources
*  Knowledge of OCLC and ILS management
*  Strong customer service skills

Computer Skills
*   Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and Outlook
*   Internet Research, plus library specific software, such as Sierra, DOCLINE, OCLC Connection, MARCEdit

Application Procedure:
Please send a cover letter and resume to: The subject line of your email should read: Electronic Resources Librarian Positiion. Women and under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Sirota Memorial Library serves the students, faculty and staff of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Touro College of Pharmacy and is located at 230 West 125th Street, New York City.

Touro College is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Our practices and employment decisions regarding employment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment are not to be based on an employee's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, military discharge status, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic predisposition, housing status, or any other protected status, in accordance with applicable law. Our policies are in conformance with Title IX, 1972 Education Amendments