The Director of Library and Information Services provides leadership and is responsible for collections, electronic resources, reference services, technical services, instructional programs, operations, budget and program development to support the academic, clinical, research and future community services mission of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Touro College of Pharmacy
The Sheldon L. Sirota Memorial Library supports all programs at Touro College New York Harlem Campus, encompassing D.O., Pharm. D. and MSci programs and handles the budgeting for the D.O. library at the Middletown campus. To this end the director: 1. Develops and implements the library’s strategic plan in concert with the University’s overall strategic plan and in concert with TCOM/TCOP’s strategic plan.
Master’s Degree with Library endorsement. Master’s Degree in Library Science or Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited library school. Experience: Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience.
Preferred Qualifications Second Master’s or Ph.D. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong knowledge of the medical and health sciences literature across a broad spectrum including osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, public health, biological sciences and education. Comprehensive knowledge of library operations including reference, cataloging, serials control, inter-library loan/document delivery, technology, bibliographic instruction, etc. Knowledge of healthcare, the healthcare system and an understanding of the medical education process. Working knowledge of the laws governing information access, copyright, communication and archiving. Record of participation in professional activities. Strong interpersonal skills and the enthusiasm and motivation to contribute to the growth and development of the Sheldon L. Sirota Memorial Library.
60,000 or upwards, depending upon experience
New York, NY
Send CV and cover letter via email to [email protected]