[mla-nynj] For Newly graduated members

Patricia Gallagher patriciaegallagher at verizon.net
Wed Jan 29 18:34:02 UTC 2014

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), located on the
National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus, in Bethesda, Maryland is recruiting
recent library science graduates to fill entry level librarian or information
science positions. The positions offer a unique opportunity to work at the
world's largest biomedical library, with a mission of acquiring, organizing,
and disseminating the biomedical knowledge for the benefit of the public's
Positions are available in:
*Health Services Research, Public Health and Health
Information Technology*
·         Engage
with the public health and health services research
communities in order to create and manage health
information resources that serve their needs
·         Support
development of knowledge and information resources to
promote interoperable exchange of data and information
using standardized vocabularies and codesets, standardized survey tools and
assessment instruments,  and common data
elements and measures
*Technical Services*
·         Assist
with acquisition of materials for the NLM collection and
management of licensed electronic resources
·         Apply
medical subject headings and supplemental metadata to
citations from specialized scientific and technical
*Preservation; Digital Preservation; Rare Book
·         Provide
proper management, preservation and care of historical
and non-historical collections, including monographs,
serials, archives, manuscripts, oral histories, prints, photographs, posters,
ephemera, motion pictures, video recordings, sound recordings, and other
·         Participate in digital technology, digital imaging and
preservation of analog and digital formats
·         Cataloging of rare books in the NLM's History of Medicine Division
*Consumer Health*
·         Organize
consumer health information about diseases, conditions,
and wellness, in both English and Spanish through
MedlinePlus, the NLM consumer health web site
*Web Site Development and Social Media*
·         Support
site development, or new responsive web design for
·         Contribute to social media initiatives of NLM
*Data and Literature Management*
·         Design
qualitative and quantitative assessments of tools and
processes used in the indexing of biomedical literature
·         Provide
technical and research support for automated
(machine-assisted) indexing initiatives involving
biomedical literature
·         Assist
with data content review and editing of bibliographic
citations, including HTML or XML tagging and metadata
application, to ensure data quality and consistency
·         Test and
evaluate NLM search systems, including the content in
the systems and the interfaces used to access the
*Communication & Outreach*
·         Research
and write articles for internal and external publications
·         Assist
with tours, digital signage and other outreach activities
·         Assist in
developing social media strategies and content
Pay: GS-9 level with a pay rate of $52,146
Benefits: health insurance, and other benefits
Eligibility: Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher;
must have graduated on or after 12/27/10
Apply through USAJobs at:
Open until February 27, 2014
NLM is participating in the NIH Pathways Recent Graduates
NLM and NIH are dedicated to building a workforce that
reflects diversity.
NLM hires, promotes, trains, and provides career development
based on merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex
(including gender identity), parental status, marital status, sexual
orientation, age, disability, genetic information, or political affiliation.
Kathel Dunn
Associate Fellowship Coordinator
National Library of Medicine
Kathel.dunn at nih.gov
Patricia E. Gallagher, MLS, MA, AHIP

patriciaegallagher at verizon.net

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