From: Linda Van Keuren <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
Date: June 23, 2016 at 7:28:53 AM EDT
To: <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>>
Subject: [MACMLA-L] Job Posting: Systems Manager Librarian / Dahlgren Memorial Library Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC

Systems Manager Librarian / Dahlgren Memorial Library
Georgetown University Medical Center
Washington DC


Dahlgren Memorial Library [DML] is the health sciences library at Georgetown University Medical Center [GUMC], Washington D.C.
DML works proactively with a broad range of faculty, staff, students, clinicians and administrators to be fully integrated into the teaching, research and clinical activities of GUMC, leveraging a highly skilled team of librarians and other professionals engaged with innovative technology in the provision of user-focused services and resources.  Georgetown is an RUVH / Carnegie 1 research institution, with 80% of the research originating at GUMC. Georgetown University School of Medicine [GUSoM] in particular is a research-intense environment. DML was highlighted as a strength in the 2011 LCME review and DML is well-supported in terms of 21st Century resources and tools [nearly 100% e-only] to do the job. DML staff members are encouraged to “color outside the lines” and participate in activities across the spectrum.  This is a rare opportunity to be part of a dynamic, highly engaged team.


Systems Manager/Librarian – Dahlgren Memorial Library

Reporting to the Associate Director for Resources and Access Management, the Systems Manager / Librarian is the in-house expert for all aspects of the DML integrated library system [ILS] and OpenAthens identity management/security access system in support of the research, education and patient care missions of DML and GUMC.

Duties include but are not limited to:

•       Providing day-to-day management of the DML ILS; serving as primary liaison with product partners CyberTools and the GU University Information Services teams.
•       Maintaining constant, on-going interoperability between ILS and other systems [3M, OCLC, etc.]
•       Coordinating immediate investigation of and response to matters of authentication & access to DML e-resources [6,000+ journals; 3,000+ e-books; 119 databases; 22 e-point of care tools]
•       Trouble-shooting systems, hardware & software issues, client upgrades & migrations
•       Obtaining routine & special need/pop-up analytical reports for use by DML senior management & external parties within GUMC
•       Exploring new library technologies & making recommendations for further investigation and potential acquisition in a technology-rich environment
•       Providing reference & research support services, via in-person one-on-one & group sessions and classes; by phone, by email and via virtual chat sessions
•       Serving on various library and GUMC committees, teams, and task forces and participating in the DML library liaison program.


•       Master’s degree is required, in library or information sciences from an ALA accredited library/information school.
•       Five or more years of directly relevant experience performing management of library systems and support for library systems integration, preferably in a health sciences library environment.
•       Recent MLS graduates with prior systems experience are welcome to apply.
•       Experience supporting academic health science needs, especially regarding electronic biomedical information resources, including searching MedLINE and other databases; familiarity with electronically provided Point-of-Care diagnostic and treatment tools and apps is strongly desired.
•       Experience successfully working in a team environment with faculty, students, clinicians and staff. Strong service ethic an absolute.
•       Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are necessary. Analytical skills including independent problem solving, critical thinking and time management skills are very important.
•       Knowledge of / experience with API, Drupal, EMR and Systematic Reviews processes is desired.
•       AHIP [Academy of Health Information Professionals] certification preferred but not required; expected to pursue accreditation once hired.

Salary based on qualifications and experience. Relocation assistance is available; competitive benefits package includes generous personal leave package.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online

Georgetown University<> is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (007)


Send letter of application, resume/CV, and the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of 3 professional references to Administrative Office, Dahlgren Memorial Library, Preclinical Science Building, GM-7, 3900 Reservoir Road NW, Box 571420, Washington DC 20057-1420; email <mailto:[log in to unmask]> <mailto:[log in to unmask]> [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>; fax, 202.687.1862<tel:202.687.1862> attention Mr Brandon Hudson.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary phone interviews will result in 2-5 candidates invited for on-site interviews until the position is filled, with a projected start date of Fall 2016.