Company Overview:At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we're not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we're driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker's Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor's Employees' Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We're treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.Job Details:Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is the world's oldest and largest private institution devoted to prevention, patient care, research and education in cancer. MSK's Library is seeking an Associate Librarian, User Services to manage an all-star team of Librarians. This is a senior level position which reports to the Director of Library Services. We are: Committed to outstanding service and to implementing innovations that meet the needs of our users. The Library supports the institution's mission to improve patient care, support clinical and laboratory research, and enhance education. We select, acquire and provide relevant scientific and medical information and services. Customized training programs are available to optimize access to information. You are:A strong, motivating leader who thrives in a fast-paced environmentAn innovative individual who will bring new ideas to the library to improve the users' experienceA person who is passionate about delivering quality informationA professional, collaborative team playerYou will:Manage 5+ staff which includes professional librarians as well as contractors and interns (when needed). Carries out administrative duties including salary planning, annual reviews, and career developmentSpearheads and manages the overall library operation that touches on customer services functionsDevelops and executes plans to incorporate technology to support the modern library as well as implement new/improved operational processes, workflow activities, new user services, and policiesOversee the marketing and communication function of the library, develops and drives innovative end user training and awareness campaignsLeader and key participant on library project teams You have:Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program requiredBachelor's degree in Science or equivalent experience in a health science environmentEight to ten years of Library and Information Management experience with progressive employment history showing increased responsibility and management experienceMust demonstrate managerial skills and capabilities and experience working across departmental lines and deep experience working with internal customers and external vendorsKnowledge and a deep range of experience with software tools including web development and design, client survey instruments, needs assessment tools, knowledge databases and online training software (for developing courseware and managing the ongoing program)Expertise in MS Office SuiteKnowledge and experience working with current technologies that support library services, information discovery and knowledge management including automated library systems, library portal applications, underlying support tools, and web development and designExperience using emerging technologies for metadata management and deliveryKnowledge of discovery tools, metadata practices supporting discovery, and applying controlled vocabularies and ontologies specifically in a library context Please upload a cover letter with your resume for consideration.Work Week: 37.5 hoursLibrary Hours of Operation: 8:00am to 7:00pm, Monday - Friday #LI-RK1 MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
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About Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.