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)
An MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited degree program.
• 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.
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.
Send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references all in a single PDF to email@example.com 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
Responsibilities & Requirements
Stony Brook Libraries are known for a wide-range of print and digital resources, and world-renowned special collections. The Stony Brook Libraries belong to the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) with a Health Sciences Center Library that is a member of the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries. The libraries are engaged in an ambitious and dynamic strategic planning (2015-2018). The collection exceeds 2 million volumes, including e-books, print and electronic holdings of scholarly journal subscriptions, microforms, music recordings, and a sizable map collection. The SBU Libraries include 6 distinct facilities, including Melville Library, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry, Math/Physics, Southampton and Health Science Center Libraries, and the SUNY Korea-SBU Campus. The University Libraries stand as the largest academic research library on Long Island, serving as a resource in the local community, state-wide, nationally and internationally. The libraries maintain memberships and affiliations in arXiv, Association of Research Libraries, SPARC, Center for Research Libraries, SUNY Connect, DuraSpace (as a SUNY member), the Council on Library and Information Resources, Digital Library Federation, Coalition of Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, Roper Center, OCLC Research Library Partnership, and ORCID through the National Libraries of Medicine. The Libraries utilize Ex Libris' Aleph for its integrated library system and have recently deployed EBSCO's Discovery Service, DSpace, Content DM, and Omeka, which are used for managing digital assets and a growing Institutional Repository.
This is an entry-level tenure track position that reports to the Head of Content Acquisition & Services. The librarian is responsible for management, policy, planning, and advocacy for licensed and open-access databases supported within the SBU Libraries. This includes acquisitions, receipt, and processing of all electronic databases, workflow implementation, maintenance and review of licensed and open-access databases in the Knowledgebase. S/he provides quality control of e-resources links and knowledge bases and ensure consistent access to electronic library holdings across multiple discovery and access platforms. The Librarian assumes a leadership role in support of workflows committed to acquiring, describing, and providing access to databases in all mediums and languages. The Librarian will align all processes and practices within the framework of SBU Libraries organizational initiatives, foster innovation, and implement constructive change as a part of evolving faculty roles in support of strategic directions. This position works closely with vendors, library IT, librarians, faculty and end users to create an excellent user experience.
This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.
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The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application , cover letter and resume/CV by clicking apply. Alternately, you may submit your application package to the departmental email, address or fax below. Please also fill out an online Applicant Information Survey . Do not submit this survey to the department. Priority will be given to applications submitted prior to 4/20/19, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 04/20/2019, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.
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Posting Date: 01/08/2019
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