[mla-nynj] FW: Job Posting: Assistant Director, Elmhurst, NY

Robb Mackes rmackes at delamed.org
Fri Nov 30 13:33:38 UTC 2007


Posted for Kara Rothman.  Please respond to her with questions or as
directed in the posting below.

rtm


Mount Sinai School of Medicine's affiliation with Elmhurst Hospital
Center is seeking a medical librarian to fill the Assistant Director
position in the Health Sciences Library.

The hours that need to be filled are Monday-Friday 10am-6pm. Please be
able to commute to Elmhurst, Queens which is 20 minutes from midtown
Manhattan via the E, F, V, R, and 7 trains.


Responsibilities:
-Works with the Library Director in planning and directing the
operations of the Health Sciences Library.
- Provides reference services including computer searches and
bibliographic instructions to library users in the use of medical
databases.
- Participates in supervising and training part-time library staff and
volunteers in the performance of daily tasks.
- Frequently utilizes specialized knowledge based information in
library systems and sources to locate difficult to find materials
quickly


Qualifications:
-Masters of Library Science or be enrolled in a Masters of Library
Science program
-Superior skill in using the Internet to answer difficult reference
questions
-Superior skill in Microsoft Office suite
-Customer service skills


Preferred:
-1-2 years of experience in library field


Working Conditions:
-Physically pleasant environment.  Occasional physical work, such as
shelving materials (lifting, bending, etc.).   Retrieval of materials
from storage room located in the sub-basement


Please e-mail ehc-library at nychhc.org with a resume and the subject
heading "Job opportunity."




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