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Listings below appear chronologically and geographically. List is up to date as of February 9, 2011.
District of Columbia
AcademyHealth is currently seeking an associate to manage the outreach, maintenance, and marketing of the Health Services Research Projects in Progress (HSRProj) database. HSRProj is funded by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and provides information about grants and contracts in health services research. The associate will work with stakeholders to ensure that this valuable resource is up-to-date and available to health policymakers, researchers, and funders of health services research. Duties include: soliciting research projects for inclusion in HSRProj; promoting and market the HSRProj database to potential users; preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports. Master’s degree in library science, public policy, or public health is preferred. Experience with research databases and professional interest in health policy issues. To learn more about this position, visit www.academyhealth.org.
Salary: The salary range is $45,000–$60,000 annually. Please submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample to email@example.com. (005)
Director of Libraries: Ref. 4659
Georgia Health Sciences University, formerly known as The Medical College of Georgia, invites applications for director of libraries to join our team. The director of libraries is a senior management position and is the chief executive officer of the library and the academic officer of the library faculty and reports to the vice president for instruction and enrollment management and associate provost. The successful candidate will provide the strategic vision and operational leadership for the library that supports the institutional mission. The powers and duties of director of libraries include the following: Align the library mission and goals with those of the institution and provide the leadership, planning, and evaluation of library services in support of those goals. Administer the library’s budget preparation and monitor expenditures in a fiscally responsible manner. Manage the overall operation of the library services, resources, and personnel. Participate in strategic planning, developing new initiatives, and setting priorities as a member of senior management. Seek extramural funding. Serve as an advocate of the library and health sciences librarianship and advance the profession through engagement with appropriate organizations and societies. The position has faculty status (nontenure track). Faculty responsibilities will include administration, academics, research, and public service. To learn more about this exciting opportunity and the Georgia Health Sciences University, please visit the website at www.georgiahealth.edu.
Salary: $85,000, minimum. Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send letter of interest, CV or resume, and the names and contact information for 3 references to: Douglas R Keskula PT, PhD, ATC, Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Georgia Health Sciences University, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912; 706.721.2621; or you may email this information to Dr. Keskula at firstname.lastname@example.org. AAE/EOE/Equal Access/ADA employer (006)
The University of Nevada–Reno Savitt Medical Library is seeking a qualified clinical librarian to serve as the on-site manager and service provider for users of the hospital library at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada–Las Vegas including hospital staff, University of Nevada School of Medicine faculty, medical students, and residents. The successful incumbent will have competence in the use of a wide range of bibliographic, factual, and database search systems and experience teaching medical information management skills to faculty and residents. Las Vegas is a thriving community, and Nevadans pay no state income tax.
Requirements include: master’s degree in library information science (MLA) from an ALA-accredited school. At least 2 years of professional post-MLS experience in a hospital or academic medical library or equivalent acceptable health sciences, hospital, or academic library experience and specialized training.
Salary: $56,733–$72,007. We offer competitive salaries with a generous leave policy and affordable medical benefits. For more information and to apply, please visit our website at https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/8727/ or you may contact Terry Henner at 775.682.7301 or email@example.com. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. (004)
Senior Data Quality & Standards Analyst in Biomedical Informatics
Moffitt Cancer Center has an opportunity for asenior data quality and standards analyst in biomedical informatics to manage source system data content and quality and standardize data definitions. The primary responsibility of the senior data quality and standards analyst is to act as champion for high-quality data by gathering and maintaining executive support and working with business owners of enterprise source systems across institutional and functional areas to identify and resolve data quality concerns so as to leverage data for research and clinical purposes. The senior data quality and standards analyst utilizes multiple processes to ensure good quality data capture in order to create useful information to support research and clinical efforts.
Qualifications: Proficiency in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Oracle, Business Objects, SQL, C, PERL, HTML, JAVA, and XML. Ability to learn new software systems and business intelligence tools, and a proficiency in working with multiple databases and varied IT systems is also required. Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with team members, have excellent analytical skills, excellent verbal and written communication, and diplomatic and negotiation skills, as well as ability to communicate and work productively with all levels of faculty and staff. Bachelor’s degree with 5–10 years’ experience, or master’s degree with 3–5 years’ experience in business analysis, organizational or process management, metadata management, information technology, data quality, or related field. Experience must include understanding and developing business processes, working with varied computer systems (including mainframe and desktop applications) and working with multiple complex databases. Practical experience in project management and/or systems development and ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects. Experience in QA/QC procedures and implementation preferred.
Salary: $73,000–$92,000. Please visit www.moffitt.org/careers to apply online to Req ID #6645. (003)
Medical Curriculum Database Analyst
Drexel University College of Medicine seeks a highly organized, detail-orientated college graduate (master’s preferred) to develop a medical school curriculum database. Duties include relational database management, cataloging using MESH, and collaboration with faculty.
Salary: range is $50,000–$57,000, commensurate with experience. To apply for this position, please apply online at https://www.drexelmedjobs.com/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1294950809783 or visit www.drexelmedjobs.com and search for medical curriculum database manager, requisition # 1830. Drexel University is an AAE/EOE. (002)
Medical Library Association
Last Updated: 2011 February 09