Associate Director for Technical Services & Systems -- Health Sciences
Center Libraries -- Temple University -- Pennsylvania
Associate Director for Technical Services & Systems, HSC Libraries
This is an exceptional opportunity to be involved in strategic planning
for policy and program development activities and be part of an
executive management team for a library program consisting of the main
Biomedical Library and the Fisher Learning Center, the South Branch
Library (dentistry, pharmacy, health information management, nursing,
occupational therapy, and physical therapy) - both located on the
Health Sciences Center campus, and the School of Podiatric Medicine
Library, located adjacent to Chinatown. In this role, you will:
. Direct the Technical Services and Systems Department of a large,
complex academic health sciences center library program (acquisitions
and technical processing, cataloging, serials, electronic content
licensing, binding, and collection evaluation).
. Serve the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Podiatric Medicine, and
Pharmacy; College of Health Professions; Temple University Hospital
and Episcopal Campus (Department of Psychiatry); and the Temple
University Children's Medical Center.
. Participate in integrated technology planning with the Temple
University Central Library System (Paley Library, plus branch and
suburban campus libraries).
. Master's degree in library or information science from an American
Library Association (ALA)-accredited graduate program.
. Working knowledge of all applicable computer software.
.Management experience (including planning, negotiation, and
communication skills) and excellent project management skills.
. Extensive knowledge of university policies and procedures, and
financial and budgeting principles.
. Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP)
of the Medical Library Association (MLA).
. 10 years' experience in a medical or science library highly
. 5 years' supervisory experience and experience working with
state-of-the-art integrated library systems and library automation.
. Extensive knowledge of OCLC or RLIN bibliographic utilities.
To apply for this position and view other Temple opportunities, please
visit our Web site at: www.temple.edu and click on Jobs@temple. Please
reference TU-09132. For full consideration, please apply by December
Temple University is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access, Affirmative
Action employer committed to achieving a diverse community. AA, EOE,
Carole R. Bell
Head, Acquisitions Dept.
Paley Library 017-00
1210 W. Berks Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122