Cataloging / Interlibrary Loan Librarian – NYU Winthrop Hospital, Mineola NY

The Hollis Health Sciences Library at NYU Winthrop Hospital is hiring! We are looking for an enthusiastic Librarian to play a central role in our Library technical services.

Role Summary:

Reporting to the Director and working closely with other librarians and staff, the Librarian will be responsible for all professional cataloging and interlibrary loan functions of the library. The librarian will provide reference and information services in response to the information needs of the organization’s library users.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Catalogs all library materials using the library automation system (Sirsi), OCLC applications, National Library of Medicine subject headings and classification system. Uses current and evolving cataloging principles such as MARC, RDA, and BibFrame to receive new items, download and edit bibliographic records of those items, and processes the items for use by the library patrons.

Carries out interlibrary loan functions in Docline, OCLC, and QuickDoc software (including maintaining interlibrary loan data to create reports) for resources not available in the Library’s collection.

Provides extended, professional reference and information services. Uses complex search strategies in PubMed, CINAHL, Cochrane, UpToDate, Lexicomp, and other databases to assist patrons in finding library resources.

Carries out circulation and serials functions in the library automation system (Sirsi) and maintains accuracy of all records. Keeps track of backordered items.

Other duties, as assigned


Education: Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS or Library and Information Science (MLIS), required.

Licensure: Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP), preferred

Experience: 3-5 years medical or academic library experience, required.  3-5 years with advanced search software, required.


Excellent communication (both written and oral), detail orientation, customer service, organization, and multitasking skills, required.

Advanced computer skills with cataloging tools, interlibrary loan software, SirsiDynix, OCLC applications, Docline, QuickDoc, LibGuides, Serials Solutions software, Microsoft Office applications, required.

Extensive experience searching the biomedical literature (i.e. PubMed, CINAHL), required

Familiarity with library trends and issues, required.


Please submit your application online via NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Career Website:

To locate the position, please search for Job Posting Number: 17-22025.

About NYU Winthrop Hospital:

NYU Winthrop Hospital is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center and New York State-designated Regional Trauma Center. NYU Winthrop proudly offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery.

We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services. Rest assured that whatever medical care you or your family may need, NYU Winthrop is committed to a profound guiding principle: “Your Health Means Everything”

NYU Winthrop has a vibrant multi-faceted research program. As part of its mission as a teaching hospital, NYU Winthrop physicians and scientists are engaged in groundbreaking basic and clinical biomedical research.

Ever changing and growing with the diverse community it serves, NYU Winthrop Hospital is, in many ways, a unique institution, simultaneously large and small, regional as well as local. We successfully blend the progressive philosophy, sophistication and advances of a teaching and research institution with a very personal approach to patient care – an approach that has become the cornerstone of our organization.

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