Employment Opportunities in the Library

Employment Opportunities

Library Fellows (3 positions)
Education and Outreach Coordinator, Regional Medical Library (2 positions)
Technology and Communications Coordinator, Regional Medical Library
Manager, National Public Health Coordination Office
Reference and Education Coordinator, National Public Health Coordination Office

Library Fellows (3 positions)

The Lamar Soutter Library at the University of Massachusetts Medical School is recruiting a new cohort of Library Fellows. Under the direction of the Fellows Supervisor, the Library Fellow contributes to the organization by performing meaningful projects and assignments. The Library Fellows Program (LFP) is designed to provide a 2-year work experience emphasizing hands-on learning and research into topics of information management and medical librarianship. The program incorporates training, professional development, and research. It is designed to guide the fellow toward a professional career in academic medical librarianship. The underlying principle of the fellow program is "shared value". The Lamar Soutter Library (LSL) provides a learning laboratory where recent MLS graduates experience the real working world and explore the range of experience when assisting clinicians and researchers with their information needs.

Education and Outreach Coordinator, Regional Medical Library (2 positions)

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine / New England Region has an opening for an Education and Outreach Coordinator. Under the general direction of the Associate Director the Regional Medical Library Education and Outreach Coordinator plans and coordinates outreach programs for the region, coordinates the New England Region Exhibits program, serve as liaison to National Library of Medicine (NLM) for direct outreach to health professionals. The Education and Outreach Coordinator is also responsible for identifying unaffiliated, underserved, and minority health care and information professionals in the New England region, implements and work with Network members to implement outreach efforts within the New England region. Additional duties include working with the Hospital Library Advisory Group, Community of Interests Groups, and recruiting new members to the NER Region. Must be able to travel within New England Region and work some night and weekend hours.

Technology and Communications Coordinator, Regional Medical Library

Under the general direction of the Associate Director or designee, the Technology/Communications Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region (NN/LM NER) and the National Public Health Coordination Office (NPHCO) marketing and communications plan, and plans and coordinates the NER and NPHCO Technology Program. Serves as the technical liaison, for all areas, of the NN/LM NER and NPHCO. In addition, the Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the web presence for these two programs. The Coordinator troubleshoots technology questions from NPHCO partners including state Public Health department (PHD), libraries, NER Network members, and others.

Manager, National Public Health Coordination Office

Under the general direction of the Director, Library Services or designee, the National Public Health Coordination Office (NPHC) Manager administratively and independently manages all aspects of the NPHCO. The Manager hires and manages staff, monitors and controls budgetary expenditures, recruits partners, oversees program evaluation and serves as the liaison from the NPHCO to the National Library of Medicine, National Network Office (NNO).

Reference and Education Coordinator, National Public Health Coordination Office

Under the general direction of the Associate Director or designee, the Reference and Education Coordinator provides public health reference and instructional services to the state Public Health Departments and partner libraries participating in the National Public Health Coordination Office (NPHCO) strategic alliance. The Coordinator will work in concert with the National Network/Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) and the NN/LM National Training Center (NTC) to design, develop and implement the public health evidence based curriculum. The Coordinator will also respond to partner reference questions including assistance with DOCLINE, LinkOut, and questions related to searches on public health topics using Digital Library(DL) resources.

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.

Last updated: 03/29/2016 11:06:03