Job Posting: Head of Clinical Research and Education, Yale


Please help us recruit our next Head of Clinical Research and Education, a key library leadership position that serves as our point person to one of the largest hospitals in the country. Yale offers great benefits, relocation support, and a wonderful group of innovative and dedicated colleagues. New Haven is a small, dynamic city with professional theater, world-renowned architecture, a vibrant music scene, outdoor festivals, and free world-class art museums. Beaches, hiking trails, parks and farms are not far from the pedestrian- and bike-friendly city center.

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Position Focus:

The Head of Clinical Research and Education leads the Medical Library’s program in educating trainees and clinicians, supporting clinical research and quality improvement, and advancing patient care. Reporting to the Associate Director and working in a highly collaborative environment, the incumbent will determine the information needs of clinicians and promote library services across Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH), the primary clinical affiliate of the Yale Schools of Medicine and Nursing. This position will develop innovative services, formulate a strategy for setting and achieving program goals, assess skills and resources required to ensure success, and evaluate program effectiveness. This position will serve as the Medical Library’s point person for clinical support and will build and sustain relationships with key user groups including Graduate Medical Education and hospital leadership committees.

The Head of Clinical Research and Education leads the work of a team of research and education librarians and the long-established liaison program in a busy, patron-focused environment. This position participates in collection development and provides direct support to clinical departments using a wide range of instructional resources and information technologies.

The Head of Clinical Research and Education serves on the Library’s Leadership Team and the Research and Education Managers Team. The incumbent partners closely with other Heads/Assistant Directors in the Library to promote teamwork and collaboration, foster the training and development of all staff, and ensure the provision of high-quality education and research services.

Rank of Librarian 3 to 4 based on a combination of professional experience and accomplishments.

Please read the complete job description:

Holly Grossetta Nardini, MLS, AHIP (D)
Associate Director
Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library Yale University

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