Service and Systems Integration Specialist
The Harrell Health Sciences Library at Penn State Hershey is seeking a service and systems integration specialist to support, in collaboration with university libraries, the implementation, integration, and maintenance of disparate library systems including ILLIAD interlibrary loan system, SIRSI integrated library system, Summon, 360 Link, proxy server, content management system, etc., and services such as digital signage, etc., available within the Penn State Hershey system. The integration specialist will configure or collaborate on the configuration of these systems.
Salary: $50,770, minimum, salary negotiable. To find a full description and to apply online, see job #40792 at www.psu.jobs. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.
MedVal and PharmaWrite are sister companies in the medical communications industry that provide publication planning and other communications services to pharmaceutical clients.
MedVal Scientific Information Services and PharmaWrite are seeking a highly motivated library intern to work in their Princeton office.
Duties & Responsibilities
Sample responsibilities will include document retrieval and delivery, biomedical literature searching, scientific journal and conference research, and journal check-in. The intern will also have the opportunity to work on a special project of his or her choice with supervision from the library manager. This internship opportunity is for the Spring 2014 semester.
Requirements: Attention to accuracy and detail, strong PC skills, proficiency with Microsoft Office programs including Excel, excellent written communication skills, and the ability to work independently. Familiarity with Reference Manager and some library experience are a strong plus, but not required.
Other information: The ideal candidate should be an MLIS student. Course credit may be earned upon successful completion of this internship
please send an email to email@example.com with your resume and a cover letter stating why you are the ideal candidate for this position.
Hours 10-12 hours/week
Categories: Para-Professional, Part-Time
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Employer: University of Pennsylvania
Overview: The Biomedical Library provides information resources, services and programs for the University of Pennsylvania Health System, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, Biomedical Graduate Studies, and the Department of Biology.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The intern will be based in the Penn Biomedical Library (http://www.library.upenn.edu/biomed). The intern will act as an information and technology consultant, train people to use electronic resources and services, analyze and synthesize information and assist in developing programs for user education.
Routine duties include:
Providing reference and research services to patrons – in person, on the phone and on chat
1 hour/week covering the Penn Library IM/Chat reference service
Attending intern and staff meetings
Other projects as assigned may include:
Creating online tutorials, modules and guides
Preparing supporting materials for course-integrated instruction sessions
Researching and evaluating new software and technology for library implementation
Managing the library’s social media accounts
Preparing quizzes and other assessment tools
Providing support for the library’s poster printing service
Must be current student in library science, health sciences or related field. Graduate level coursework preferred, but undergraduates with interest and/or experience in the field will be considered.
Must have very strong computer skills (Office applications, HTML, Photoshop, and more) and be comfortable with database searching.
Must be able to work with accuracy and attention to detail.
Must be flexible and able to work both independently and as part of a team.
Prefer some experience with:
health science databases
course management systems (Blackboard or Canvas), Adobe Suite, Podcasting
Camtasia, Captivate or other screen capturing software
digital media hardware and software
Please submit a resume and letter of interest to the attention of:
Please write “Biomedical Library Internship” in the subject line.
Salary $15/hour, paid sick and vacation time.
Hours up to 20 hours per week, within 9am-6pm Monday-Friday time period.
The Associate Director has primary responsibility for the Libraries programs of liaison to Drexel’s life & health sciences communities and scholarly engagement. Built through partnerships, liaison activities align and integrate the Libraries programs of information literacy, research services, collection development and access services into the teaching, research and scholarly communication efforts of the University community. Scholarly engagement, most often provided via reference consultation, provides personalized information services for members of the university community. Read more» » »