Head, Tech Svcs Position - New York Acad. of Medicine, NYC Marsha S. Clark 23 Jan 1997 20:05 UTC
HEAD, TECHNICAL RESOURCES The New York Academy of Medicine Library seeks a creative, experienced leader in technical resources to: coordinate, facilitate and supervise all aspects of acquisitions, bibliographic control, physical processing and serials control; direct the development,implementation and evaluation of departmental processes and practices; maximize available resources and ensure the successful delivery of services that support the library. The person in this position is actively involved in implementing current developments and technological operations in technical services; coordinating the integrated library system; directing the collection development activities; planning and implementing policies and procedures for bibliographic control of library materials and managing the resources budget. S/he supervises 5 FTE support staff and one professional librarian. QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to an ALA accredited MLS, a minimum of five years of experience in and comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of technical services and the ability to design a technical resources department ready to meet the challenges of the future. There should be evidence of strong supervisory and management skills; demonstrated ability to plan and implement change; excellent oral and written communications skills; the ability to work in a rapidly changing environment; and evidence of and commitment to continuing participation in professional activities. Familiarity with new technologies including bibliographic control of electronic resources, and knowledge of integrated library systems, Innovative Interfaces, Inc. preferred. Knowledge of health science resources preferred. SALARY:Competitive salary reflecting qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package. APPLY TO:Rhonna Goodman, Associate Librarian, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029. ( email@example.com) Interviews for out-of town applicants will be held at ALA Midwinter. The New York Academy of Medicine is a not-for-profit corporation founded in 1847 to enhance the health of the public. The Library maintains approximately 700,000 volumes, including 49,000 rare books, and 2,000 serial subscriptions. Current acquisitions cover all areas of biomedicine, but emphasize public health, medical education, health policy, the societal aspects of medicine and the history of medicine. The Library is the headquarters of the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine as well as a general member of the Research Libraries Group. The New York Academy of Medicine is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.