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Full-Time Hospital Library Services Program Manager - Southeastern NY Library Resources Council

March 27, 2019 11:53 AM | Erin Hunter (Administrator)

Job Announcement – Hospital Library Services Program Manager - Southeastern NY Library Resources Council

Southeastern NY Library Resources Council is hiring a Hospital Library Services Program (HLSP) Manager. The HLSP Manager is a professional librarian position that plays a crucial role in the delivery of services to hospital libraries in the Southeastern region. Responsibilities include: providing library services to member hospitals; managing content on hospital library websites; purchasing and managing electronic resources; contributing to a positive work environment; and effectively communicating with members, partners, and staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•    Manage cooperative subscriptions and access to electronic resources for participating hospitals
•    Serve as consultant to hospital library managers in the following areas:
    o    Reference and research services
    o    Collection development and access
    o    Resource sharing
    o    Marketing and training in library services and collections
•    Provide contractual services (VITAL Staffing) to member hospitals without librarians
•    Manage content on the hospital library websites maintained by Southeastern
•    Market and promote HLSP services to member hospitals
•    Manage the Medical Information Services Program (MISP)

Required Qualifications
An MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited degree program.

Preferred Qualifications
•    Experience in health science libraries
•    Knowledge of electronic resource management

Other Skills and Abilities
•    A thorough knowledge of modern library organizations, procedures, policies, goals, and services
•    Excellent communication skills
•    The ability to become familiar with the unique relationship between libraries and library systems in New York State

Salary and Benefits
This is a part-time position, with the potential for it to become full-time. The starting salary is $37,000 for 25 hours per week. Southeastern offers partial benefits to part-time employees.

About Southeastern
Southeastern facilitates resource sharing, information access, and professional development for a diverse membership that includes academic, school, public, special, and hospital libraries, as well as cultural heritage organizations. Southeastern’s service area includes eight Mid-Hudson Valley counties: Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Sullivan, Putnam, Rockland, Columbia, and Greene.  Southeastern’s headquarters is in Highland, NY, just minutes away from the NYS Thruway.

To Apply
Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references all in a single PDF to position@senylrc.org with the subject line: Hospital Library Services Program Manager. Applications will be reviewed upon submission. The position will remain open until filled, preferably by or before June 14, 2019

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