• Director-Biomedical Library

    Job ID
    42562
    Department
    Biomedical Library
    Category
    Research
    Job Location
    US-TN-Memphis
  • Overview

     

    St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine's "100 Best Places to Work For" list. Because at our world-class pediatric research hospital, every one of our professionals shares our commitment to make a difference in the lives of the children we serve.

    The Director of the Biomedical Library works with faculty, staff, and students to support the institution's mission and goals and meets strategic plan priorities. As the Director, you will oversee overall operations of the library, ensuring appropriate and efficient provision of services to meet the information needs of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (SJCRH) and the St. Jude Graduate School (SJGS). Specific duties include budget preparation, justification and management; evaluation and implementation of innovative technologies in library services and/or data management; customer focused learning and development initiatives; development and implementation of policies and procedures that impact library operations and the organization; ongoing evaluation of current resources and services; managing acquisitions and collection development; and provision of services required by the (SJGS) for accreditation. You will be responsible for managing and developing a talented team of three. To be successful in this position, you should have supervisory experience, should be technical savvy, should have a customer centric focus, should be a strong negotiator, and should be a forward thinker.

     

    Library

    Minimum Education

    • Master's degree in Library Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association is required
    • Experience or courses in Biological Sciences and Computer Sciences preferred

    Minimum Experience

    • Five (5) years of professional experience in an academia, industry, or hospital library is required. Two (2) years supervisory experience required
    • Experience in a Health Sciences setting preferred

    EEO Statement

    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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