Posted to IASSIST on: 2012-03-21
Employer: Albert R. Mann Library, Cornell University
Employer URL: http://www.mannlib.cornell.edu/
Albert R. Mann Library, part of the Cornell University Library, is looking for a creative, energetic professional who is service-oriented, technically skilled, and enjoys working in an innovative environment. Mann’s innovations include the linked open data institutional discovery system (vivo.cornell.edu) which received funding from NIH to expand to a national network (vivoweb.org) and has been adopted by the USDA and a growing number of universities and research organizations across the world. Responsibilities: The Health Science Librarian will:
- Develop and lead innovative information services for the growing population of health sciences researchers at Cornell University in Ithaca.
- Acquire and maintain expertise in information trends in the health sciences.
- Partner with campus units including the Cornell Population Program, the Institute on Health Economics, Health Behaviors, and Disparities, the Sloan Program, and the Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research.
- Maintain active connection with the Weill Cornell Medical Library, located in New York City.
- Deliver information services to the Cornell community including reference and consulting services and instruction in information management.
- Serve as library liaison to four departments: Biology and Society, Nutrition, Policy Analysis and Management, and Human Development.
- ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library or Information Science and subject background in health sciences or allied subjects.
- Familiarity with software and tools for information management.
- Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
- Must enjoy providing services to a diverse audience.
- Demonstrated initiative and flexibility, and ability to work independently and collaboratively.
- Commitment to professional development.
- Work experience in an academic setting, and/or instructional experience, especially in the area of information literacy or e-learning approaches.
Archived on: 2012-04-30