[mla-nynj] Library Coordinator position at SIUH, Staten Island, NY

Yelena Friedman siuhlibrary2002 at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 6 14:42:20 UTC 2008

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LIBRARY COORDINATOR/MEDICAL LIBRARY (non-professional position) 
WEEKLY HOURS:        37.5                 
FT/R, 9am-5pm, MON-FRI 

Charles N. Accettola Medical Library at Staten Island University Hospital is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Library Coordinator. 
Staten Island University Hospital, a member of the North Shore/ Long Island Jewish (NS/LIJ) health system, is a modern and well-equipped medical facility with a diverse patient population.  SIUH is a 714-bed specialized teaching hospital, with residency and fellowship programs in a variety of medical disciplines. 
The SIUH Medical Library provides access to knowledge-based information resources to support professional, educational, and research needs of the medical and hospital staff. The library collection includes over 500 periodical subscriptions; the book collection contains over 5000 texts in all areas of medicine. The library subscribes to many electronic services and databases, such as UpToDate, MD Consult, Cochrane Library, CINAHL, and many others. Library staff provides various services to medical residents, students, and other patrons, including reference services, mediated literature searches, and interlibrary loan service. 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Library Coordinator is responsible for daily operations of SIUH Medical Library. Coordinator reports to the Medical Library Director. 
Duties include: reference assistance; ILL's via DOCLINE; circulation; processing new books, journals and A/V; serial control; processing claims and assisting in online periodical collection maintenance; ordering books for patrons; copy cataloging; copying of articles from printed journals and obtaining online articles; assisting library patrons with computer use; assembling periodicals for binding and maintains binding records; shelving books and journals and filing library materials; supervising library volunteers; assisting the Medical Library Director with various projects; providing library coverage in the absence of the Medical Library Director; performing other duties and tasks as needed. 
H.S. graduate or equivalent; bachelor or associate degree is a plus. At least two years of library experience required; medical library experience is highly desirable. Strong computer skills are essential; knowledge and experience in a major PC applications and Internet functions required.   Knowledge of medical information databases and services: MEDLINE, OVID, DOCLINE, and others, as well as medical terminology preferred. Must be customer-oriented, have excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to work independently. 
Salary and Benefits: 
Starting salary: $17.659/ hr, commensurate with qualifications & experience; SIUH provides medical benefits, sick leave, vacation, personal days, and paid holidays. This is non-union position. 
Apply to: 
Yelena Friedman, Director, Medical Library 
Staten Island University Hospital 
475 Seaview Avenue 
Staten Island, NY 10305 
Tel: 718-226-9545 
Fax: 718-226-8582 
yfriedman at siuh.edu


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