Systems Manager Librarian - Dahlgren Memorial Library
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Systems Manager Librarian - Dahlgren Memorial Library
Georgetown University Medical Center,Washington DC
Dahlgren Memorial Library [DML] is the health sciences library at Georgetown University Medical Center [GUMC], Washington D.C. DML works proactively with a broad range of faculty, staff, students, clinicians and administrators to be fully integrated into the teaching, research and clinical activities of GUMC, leveraging a highly skilled team of librarians and other professionals engaged with innovative technology in the provision of user-focused services and resources. Georgetown is an RUVH / Carnegie 1 research institution, with 80% of the research originating at GUMC. Georgetown University School of Medicine [GUSoM] in particular is a research-intense environment. DML was highlighted as a strength in the 2011 LCME review and DML is well-supported in terms of 21st Century resources and tools [nearly 100% e-only] to do the job. DML staff members are encouraged to 'color outside the lines' and participate in activities across the spectrum. This is a rare opportunity to be part of a dynamic, highly engaged team.
RESPONSIBILITIES and QUALIFICATIONS:
Systems Manager/Librarian - Dahlgren Memorial Library
Reporting to the Associate Director for Resources and Access Management, the Systems Manager / Librarian is the in-house expert for all aspects of the DML integrated library system [ILS] and OpenAthens identity management/security access system in support of the research, education and patient care missions of DML and GUMC.
Duties include but are not limited to:
- Providing day-to-day management of the DML ILS; serving as primary liaison with product partners CyberTools and the GU University Information Services teams.
- Maintaining constant, on-going interoperability between ILS and other systems [3M, OCLC, etc.]
- Coordinating immediate investigation of and response to matters of authentication and access to DML e-resources [6,000+ journals; 3,000+ e-books; 119 databases; 22 e-point of care tools]
- Trouble-shooting systems, hardware and software issues, client upgrades and migrations
- Obtaining routine and special need/pop-up analytical reports for use by DML senior management and external parties within GUMC
- Exploring new library technologies and making recommendations for further investigation and potential acquisition in a technology-rich environment
- Providing reference and research support services, via in-person one-on-one and group sessions and classes; by phone, by email and via virtual chat sessions
- Serving on various library and GUMC committees, teams, and task forces and participating in the DML library liaison program.
- Master's degree is required, in library or information sciences from an ALA accredited library/information school.
- Five or more years of directly relevant experience performing management of library systems and support for library systems integration, preferably in a health sciences library environment.
- Recent MLS graduates with prior systems experience are welcome to apply.
- Experience supporting academic health science needs, especially regarding electronic biomedical information resources, including searching MedLINE and other databases; familiarity with electronically provided Point-of-Care diagnostic and treatment tools and apps is strongly desired.
- Experience successfully working in a team environment with faculty, students, clinicians and staff. Strong service ethic an absolute.
- Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are necessary. Analytical skills including independent problem solving, critical thinking and time management skills are very important.
- Knowledge of / experience with API, Drupal, EMR and Systematic Reviews processes is desired.
- AHIP [Academy of Health Information Professionals] certification preferred but not required; expected to pursue accreditation once hired.
SALARY and BENEFITS:
Salary based on qualifications and experience. Relocation assistance is available; competitive benefits package includes generous personal leave package.
HOW TO APPLY:
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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary phone interviews will result in 2-5 candidates invited for on-site interviews until the position is filled, with a projected start date of Fall 2016.
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