The Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library at Yale University seeks an Assistant Director of Clinical Information Services to provide leadership, oversight, and coordination of programs that advance the Medical Library’s role in improving clinical quality, advancing patient care, educating trainees and faculty, and enhancing research in the Yale-New Haven Medical Center.
Reporting to the Associate Director and supervising a team of clinical librarians, the incumbent will develop innovative services, formulate a strategy for setting and achieving goals, assess skills and resources required to ensure success, and evaluate program effectiveness. This position works closely with the Assistant Directors of Research and Education and Technology and Innovation, and collaboratively with all librarians, to provide support to the medical center using a wide range of digital and mobile resources, and instructional and information technologies and is involved in collection development and instruction. Directly supports academic departments as a liaison librarian.
Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited library school and professional library experience in a medical/health sciences library. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience teaching biomedical research resources. Proven ability to provide responsive, innovative research support and outreach service programs. Ability to supervise the work of others. Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills, including the ability to actively listen, understand and articulate user needs. Experience working collegially, collaboratively and independently with varied groups. Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines, and to conceptualize new solutions to problems with creativity and flexibility. Ability to design and implement effective programs, projects, and services, and bring them to fruition in a timely manner to achieve library objectives.
New Haven, CT