1. Leads the Medical Library's program in support of Yale New Haven Hospital and the clinical enterprise of Yale School of Medicine. Promotes the development, implementation, and evaluation of library services that align with user needs and the clinical care and research priorities of the university and the hospital. 2. Establishes and maintains relationships with clinicians, administrative and house staff, hospital and health system administrators, chairs of academic departments and librarians in the affiliated hospitals of YNHH. 3. Provides leadership and vision for the Clinical Team and manages the Library's clinical liaison program. 4. Hires, trains, coaches, supervises, and evaluates the work of four or more librarians. 5. Serves as a liaison librarian to selected departments and offers orientations, instruction, consultation, searching, and research services and support to faculty, staff, and trainees. 6. Provides training in the use of knowledge management and information resources, tools, and strategies including: evidence-based searching, systematic reviews, citation management tools, databases, mobile apps. 7. Collaborates with the Collection Development and Scholarly Communication Librarian and other librarians in the health system to build robust clinical collections, resources, and tools. 9. Serves on the Library's Leadership Team and helps shape the vision and strategic direction of the Library. 10. Collaborates with other librarians and libraries at Yale University. 11. Promotes the use of current and emerging technologies in support of clinical practice. 13. Serves on YNHH, Library and University committees. 14. Participates in professional activities outside of Yale and monitors developments and best practices to encourage innovation and ensure the excellence of the Library. 15. May be required to assist in disaster recovery efforts. 16. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Eight to ten years of professional library experience in a biomedical or clinical environment. Participation in health sciences research teams as a peer. Experience supervising librarians. Second degree in a health science, education, science or public health area.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Eight to ten years of professional library experience in a biomedical or clinical environment. Participation in health sciences research teams as a peer. Experience supervising librarians. Second degree in a health science, education, science or public health area.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to prioritize, multi-task, plan and meet deadlines, and to conceptualize new solutions to problems with creativity and flexibility.
Posting Position Title: Head of Clinical Research and Education, Med Lib
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to supervise the work of others and commitment to mentoring, training and developing staff.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Head of Clinical Research and Education
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated understanding of a clinical environment in an academic health center and the ability to establish positive, productive collaborations with groups of stakeholders.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills, including the ability to actively listen, understand and articulate user needs. Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with varied groups in a rapidly changing team environment.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proven ability to design, implement, and assess innovative outreach programs and services to achieve library objectives.
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school and a minimum of five years of professional library experience in a medical/health sciences library, or equivalent.
Internal Number: 60495BR
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