Mount Sinai Careers
Librarian - Mount Sinai West (Columbus Circle Area)
Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
- Delivers high-level customer service, including answering questions, recommending resources, providing instruction and/or educational sessions to users. Continually seeks new ways to improve efficiency and customer service.
- Coordinates daily workflow of library services provided at the circulation desk including interlibrary loan requests, document delivery, coordinating statistics, administrative functions, and maintaining technical equipment. Troubleshoots library equipment issues (i.e., printers, copiers, scanners).
- Performs literature searches, reference assistance, and consultations with library users in support of research activities at Mount Sinai libraries.
- Assists the Medical Librarian in the teaching of health sciences informatics, literature searching, library orientation and other educational presentations to clinicians, nurses and staff.
- Performs outreach events and activities related to marketing of library services and engagement with Mount Sinai library users.
- May do special library projects in support of Library services
- Effectively collects and analyzes statistics related to library activities; generates reports. Ensures statistics (i.e., gate count, ILL requests, research consults) are consistently and accurately recorded.
- Refers library patrons to the appropriate individual, group, or resource.
- Assists with Emergency/Disaster Preparedness planning and initiatives.
- Assists in tracking and processing invoices for equipment, supplies, furniture, and library resources.
- Participates on Library working groups/committees.
- Other duties as assigned
- Minimum: some course work in MS Library Science degree from a college or university accredited by the American Library Association (ALA).
- Some library administrative exposure preferred.
- Demonstrated library science principles and practices; library integrated library systems, and interlibrary loan systems.
- Skills in developing, implementing, and monitoring policies, procedures, and work flows.
- Skills in utilizing computer technology used for communication, data gathering and reporting.
- Demonstrated commitment to service for students, staff and faculty and willingness to actively collaborate with colleagues in the Library and across the campus community.
- Proven ability to communicate effectively through oral and written media.
- Demonstrated strong customer service skills.
- Demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to quickly learn new skills.
- Experience with integrated library systems and interlibrary loan systems.
- Demonstrated ability to work creatively, collaboratively, and effectively both as a team member and independently.