[mla-nynj] Job Announcement: Data Services and Research Impact Librarian, Long Island, New York

Rand, Debra DRand at northwell.edu
Wed May 6 19:31:29 UTC 2020

Please excuse cross posting.

The Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell Health Sciences Library invites candidates for the new position of Data Services and Research Impact Librarian.

Our team of librarians is excited to welcome a creative enthusiastic professional who will build on our start-up data services and research impact initiatives to implement a robust set of services.  This position will also serve as reference and education liaison at one of our owned health system clinical sites, the Northwell Health Long Island Jewish-Forest Hills hospital.  Our innovative medical school, nursing school, and health system are served by collaborative librarians with shared electronic resources and research platforms across the continuum.

Position Description:

The Data Services and Research Impact Librarian reports to the Associate Dean for Library Services and manages the library’s strategic initiatives for data lifecycle projects and metrics to demonstrate scholarly research impact, supporting the School of Medicine’s goals of enhanced research collaboration and promoting academic productivity across the school and Northwell Health. The librarian also provides expert reference and education liaison services for the Northwell Health Long Island Jewish -Forest Hills (LIJ-FH) hospital staff. The Data Services and Research Impact Librarian serves as project coordinator fo​r the web-based Data Catalog implementation, conducts outreach and instructional sessions about data management, discoverability, and publisher mandates, creates and curates metadata for the catalog, and participates in the Data Discovery Collaboration. The librarian collaborates with library and research informatics staff at Northwell Health as well as the diverse population of faculty, students, physicians, graduate trainees, nurses, and other staff at the Zucker School of Medicine, Northwell Health and specifically at LIJ-FH . The librarian also plans and conducts in-depth publications metrics reports using multiple metrics and visualization tools.

The full job description, qualifications, and application instructions are found at the following site:


Established in 2008, the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell on Long Island, New York, was founded by two equal partners: Hofstra University and Northwell Health. A diverse community of 400 students and over 3500 faculty, Zucker School of Medicine is a premier medical school located on the North Campus of Hofstra in western Long Island, just 25 miles from Manhattan.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and study body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Debra Rand, M.S., AHIP
Associate Dean for Library Services
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Corporate Director of Libraries
Northwell Health
500 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
drand at northwell.edu<mailto:drand at northwell.edu> or debra.rand at hofstra.edu<mailto:debra.rand at hofstra.edu>

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