[mla-nynj] Position available: Head of Resources Management, D. Samuel Gottesman Library, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Racheline G. Habousha Racheline.Habousha at einstein.yu.edu
Wed Sep 10 20:09:56 UTC 2014

Dear Colleagues,

Please share with qualified librarians who might be interested.


Racheline G. Habousha,  MSLS
D. Samuel Gottesman Library
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Forchheimer LI-116
1300 Morris Park Avenue
Bronx, New York 10461
t: 718.430.3108    f: 718.430.8795

racheline.habousha at einstein.yu.edu<mailto:racheline.habousha at einstein.yu.edu>


The D. Samuel Gottesman Library at Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accepting applications for a full-time position as Head of Resources Management.

The candidate, under the direction of the Associate Director, supervises 3 support staff and manages bibliographic and digital library systems in support of collection development, acquisitions and cataloging operations which include both print and electronic media.  The individual must be creative, flexible, highly service-oriented and able to work independently and collegially with diverse library staff.  This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position.

This position will be open until filled.

Day-to-day duties include:

*        Manages acquisitions, collection development, and serves as chief cataloger

*        Performs original and copy cataloging of physical and digital formats, authority control, documents local cataloging practices

*        Maintains and evaluates record integrity and quality control on our integrated library system

*        Develops policies, standards and workflows for acquisition, description, access, and preservation of print and digital materials

*        Works closely with the Electronic Resources Management (ERM) professional

*        Collaborates with other library professional staff members

*        Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

*        MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution

*        3-5 years' experience with increasing responsibilities

*        Demonstrated knowledge of AACR2 and RDA, MaRC, NLM & LC classifications, authority control and bibliographic utilities

*        Experience managing an integrated library system.

*        Experience with Innovative Interfaces Inc (III) on the Millennium platform preferred

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is located in the Bronx, NY.  Einstein is home to 2,000 faculty members, 750 medical students, 350 PhD students, and 380 postdoctoral investigators in basic sciences and clinical research.  Affiliated with five major medical centers throughout the greater New York metropolitan area, Einstein has 150 residency programs with 2,500 physicians in training.

The D. Samuel Gottesman Library serves Einstein's students, postdoctoral researchers, faculty, staff, and residents at affiliated institutions as well as graduate students and faculty of the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University. Please visit our website at http://library.einstein.yu.edu .

Qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to florence.schreibstein at einstein.yu.edu<mailto:florence.schreibstein at einstein.yu.edu> . Include "Head of Resources Management" in the email subject line.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is an AA/EOE Employer.

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