[mla-nynj] Position Announcement: Scholarly Publications Librarian - NY

Rand, Debra DRand at NSHS.edu
Thu Sep 11 19:07:04 UTC 2014

Please excuse cross posting of position announcement.

The Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Scholarly Publications Librarian.  The Health Sciences Library serves the information needs of all faculty, students, and staff of the School of Medicine and develops services in collaboration with the other Hofstra University libraries as well as the libraries at the North Shore-LIJ Health System.  The successful applicant will have responsibility for working closely with faculty and administrative staff to implement databases and support scholarly publishing initiatives promoting the academic mission of the institution.  The position will report directly to the School's Associate Dean for Library Services.

The Scholarly Publications Librarian will implement a continuously updated and comprehensive faculty publications database for the School of Medicine and the North Shore-LIJ Health System, building upon the existing annual publications database.  Analyzes and reports on the impact of the institution's scholarly publishing using multiple bibliometric and data sources at both the individual faculty and departmental level, developing standardized metrics of success for academic scholarship in collaboration with appropriate stakeholders.  Collaborates with Information Technology and Academic Affairs staff as well as faculty to develop and maintain a website interface for scholarly publications integrated with faculty Bio's.  Promotes the academic mission of the School by effectively displaying in publicly accessible and discoverable formats the academic scholarship of the faculty.  Provides assistance for faculty writing and publication, including medical education research, by development of support materials and instruction in the use of tools for improving scholarly output.  Educates and assists researchers to improve compliance with government policies and mandates on public access reporting.  Educates and assists faculty and staff regarding copyright compliance issues.  Develops plans for potential implementation of an institutional repository including options for dissemination and preservation of the full text of scholarly works as well as data management.  Provides reference and literature search services as needed to supplement reference and education staff.  Participates in scholarly activities with other library staff including potential research or grant funded projects.

Graduate library/information science degree from an ALA-accredited institution, or equivalent, and a minimum of two years professional library experience, preferably in a science-oriented academic or research facility.
Demonstrated expertise in searching bibliographic and citation databases including PubMed and Web of Science as well as utilization of citation management applications.  Demonstrated ability and interest in working collaboratively with faculty, research staff, and information technology staff.  Proficiency with Excel or other spreadsheet platforms.  Demonstrated expertise in developing web content.  Familiarity with the NIH Public Access Policy and compliance tools.  Excellent oral and written communications skills as well as presentation skills.  Evidence of initiative and flexibility in implementing projects whether independently or as part of a team.

For consideration, please email cover letter and resume/CV to:  SOMDeansOffice at hofstra.edu<mailto:SOMDeansOffice at hofstra.edu>

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Hofstra offers a competitive salary ($60,000 minimum) and excellent benefits.  For more details about the library and Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine visit our website at:  http://medicine.hofstra.edu<http://medicine.hofstra.edu/>

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

Debra Rand, M.S., AHIP
Associate Dean for Library Services
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
North Shore-LIJ Health System
500 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
drand at nshs.edu<mailto:drand at nshs.edu> or debra.rand at hofstra.edu<mailto:debra.rand at hofstra.edu>

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