Library Marketing Coordinator Levy Library, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, NY

We are recruiting for a Library Marketing Coordinator position with a salary of 50K and full benefits. This is a great entry level opportunity for an MLIS student interested in Outreach/Marketing/Communications.

Library Marketing Coordinator Levy Library, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, NY

Summary
Under the direction of the Assistant Library Director for Outreach & Public Services, the incumbent will participate in the ongoing development and refinement of the library’s communications, including the web site, mobile site, social networking profiles, print publications, and digital signage. This position works with library leadership in marketing and promoting library resources, services, events, and programs, which may include but would not be limited to creating advertising, signage, print publications, and electronic content and announcements; utilizing appropriate media channels, assisting with coordination or library events and programs, and developing and coordinating the library’s social media presence.

Primary duties

Develops messaging and designs print and electronic marketing content to promote library resources, services, programs, and events.
Presents a consistent visual identity for the Library and ensures branding compliance within the context of the Mount Sinai Health System at large.
Interprets marketing guidelines and coordinates promotion of library services and resources as directed by library leadership in support of the marketing plan for audience-specific platforms and opportunities.
Oversees the library’s social media presence and analyzes emerging trends in social media.
May work on special library projects and events in support of Library services.
Participates on Library working groups/committees.
Provides assistance for special projects and events
Provides administrative support. Continue reading

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Part-time HSL Reference Librarian

Reference Librarian Part-Time – (17003000)

https://temple.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=17003000&lang=en

Description

Reporting to the Head of Research, Education and Outreach, the part-time Reference Librarian provides in-person and virtual reference services to Temple University Health Sciences Center faculty, staff and students; serves as a liaison to a health sciences school or department with consultation and instruction responsibilities, and supports special projects when necessary. The part-time Reference Librarian works up to 20 hours per week and may be expected to work evenings and weekends on an occasional basis. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in library/information science from an A.L.A. accredited library program. Continue reading

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Biomedical & Life Sciences Librarian, Brown University, Providence, RI

The Brown University Library seeks an innovative and user-oriented informational professional to join the Research and Outreach Services Department as the Biomedical and Life Sciences Librarian.

Reporting to the Head of Health & Science Information Services, the Biomedical & Life Sciences librarian supports the information needs of the Program in Biology (Division of Biology and Medicine) and for the Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences (CLPS). This position serves as the primary liaison between the Library and these departments, and plays a central role in developing library services and collections to support current and future research and instructional initiatives of these departments

The Biomedical and Life Sciences Librarian supports the instructional and research needs of faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and undergraduate concentrators. The librarian will also build upon established partnerships with campus units such as the Office of Sponsored Projects, the BioMed Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) to expand the library’s role in such areas as research reproducibility, support for/compliance with funder mandates, and other research management needs, and will partner with other health & science librarians at Brown to support the university’s initiatives in Biomedical Informatics and in Translational Science.

To fulfill these responsibilities successfully, the Biomedical and Life Sciences Librarian will have a strong academic background in biology, psychology, or other life sciences field, and have significant hands-on experience with relevant technologies and bibliographic tools. The successful candidate should have a demonstrated knowledge of the work of laboratory scientists and the scientific processes they apply, and will maintain a strong awareness of issues related to scholarly communications including copyright, open access, repositories, and licensing of online resources. Continue reading

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NNLM SEA Digest News – August 4, 2017

The latest edition of the NNLM SEA Digest is now available. To see the latest news from NNLM, NLM, NIH, Educational Opportunities, Funding, and more, please click the link below. Additionally, feel free to subscribe to updates on our website as well!

https://news.nnlm.gov/sea/2017/07/28/nnlm-sea-digest-news-july-28-2017/

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Last Call: Apply for a 2017 Research and Assessment Grant by 8/15

Last Call: Apply for a 2017 Research and Assessment Grant by 8/15
Posted on August 2, 2017 by Alex Carroll

With summer in full swing, many of us recently completed year end evaluations and are planning projects for this year. If your agenda this year includes a research or assessment project, MAC/RAC may be able to help you get your project off the ground with its Research and Assessment Grant.

The purpose of the Research & Assessment Grant is to promote and stimulate excellence in the field of health science librarianship and the information sciences. The grant may be used to support all or part of the costs of a project, up to a maximum of $2000.

The grant(s) will be awarded at the upcoming MAC Annual Meeting in Staunton, VA. Applications are due August 15, 2017.

For more information on grant eligibility, criteria, and evaluation, visit http://www.macmla.org/committees/rac/grant.html or email Alex Carroll at ajcarro4@ncsu.edu.

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Librarian Veterans Affairs, Dallas, TX

Librarian

Department: Department of Veterans Affairs

Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1  vacancies – Dallas, Texas

Salary: $53,030.00 to $68,942.00/Per Year

Series and Grade: GS-1410-9

Open Period: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 to Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Position Information: Permanent – Full-Time

Who May Apply: United States Citizens Job Overview Summary About the Agency https://www.va.gov/jobs/

Our Mission: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise: “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people – our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for the VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country’s service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.

The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.

The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”). America’s Veterans need you!

Duties

Employee will serve as a Librarian assigned to Library Service located at the North Texas Veterans Health Care System in Dallas, TX. Duties will include, but may not be limited to the following:

*   Recommends the extent of patient education programs and services to be offered by Library Service;

*   Reviews and makes recommendations for revisions and implementation of patient health program guidelines, policies and operating procedures in accordance with the most recent developments in library science;

*   Provides reference and research assistance to library users in support of the organizational patient education objective;

*   Instructs users on various electronic databases as well as print and internet resources;

*   Describes how to prepare briefs and handouts on library resources, both traditional and electronic;

*   Describes how to develop reading lists, pathfinders, and subject bibliographies to meet users needs;

*   Knowledge of collections development and library management including planning, selection, maintenance, and selective removal and/or replacement of material;

*   Utilizes automated cataloging systems and organizes (classifies) and catalogs materials to make them accessible to library users through public catalogs;

*   Ensures catalog records are accurate and current; and

*   All other duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm

Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, from 8:00am – 4:30pm

Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized

Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

*   Occasional Travel

*   Required to travel to the Bonham location.

Relocation Authorized: No

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Associate Director, Library Applications and Knowledge Systems at University of Maryland

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs/Executive Director Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL), this faculty position will provide leadership for the library’s applications, knowledge systems, new and emerging technologies, and integrating the resources, services and programs of the HS/HSL. Working in a highly collaborative library and campus environment, the Associate Director for Library Applications and Knowledge Systems will manage 6.5 staff consisting of an internal library network administrator, web developers, support staff, an instructional technology specialist, and an emerging technologies librarian. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position at a rank of Librarian II or III.

Application materials must include your CV/resume; a cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; three references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – does not need to be notarized). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by September 8, 2017. Interested applicants should apply using the following link: http://bit.ly/LAKSLib.

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Candidates for MAC Election 2017-2018

The 2017 MAC Nominating Committee is pleased to announce that a fantastic slate of candidates has been established for this year’s MAC offices. We are excited that the candidates are a mixture of people new to the profession and those a bit more seasoned. A link to the candidate bios and statements is available at: http://macmla.org/elections/candidates_2017_2018.html. In the next week, a ballot will be sent via email to all current members of MAC eligible to vote. In the interim, please take some time to review each candidate’s information and be sure to vote when you receive your ballot.

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Research and Education Services Librarian, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

The MUSC Libraries seeks a self-motivated individual to fill the position of Research and Education Informationist. The Research and Education Informationist will provide education and research support services to teaching, clinical, and research faculty and health professions students. The Informationist will actively serve as liaison to the undergraduate programs in the College of Nursing and select programs in the College of Health Professions. This position reports to the Associate Director of Libraries and will work in a flexible, team-oriented, highly collaborative environment. A broad scope of work and activities are within this position, including expert search services, teaching and education, research consultations, and community engagement to MUSC students, faculty, and staff in the health sciences. An ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science is required. New Librarians are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin August 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred qualifications, application procedures, and other information are available in the complete position description at http://jobs.library.musc.edu/

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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NNLM SEA Digest News – July 28, 2017

The latest edition of the NNLM SEA Digest is now available. To see the latest news from NNLM, NLM, NIH, Educational Opportunities, Funding, and more, please click the link below. Additionally, feel free to subscribe to updates on our website as well!

NNLM SEA Digest News – July 28, 2017

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