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St. Michael's Hospital Health Sciences Library is hiring an Information Specialist / Librarian (1 year term). Please find details below and online at

Application deadline is February 28, 2018.

Job Title: Information Specialist Ė 1 year term

St. Michaelís Hospital seeks a creative, knowledgeable, collaborative and user-oriented information specialist to join their team for a one year term. Reporting to the Manager of Health Information and Knowledge Mobilization, the Information Specialist will work as part of a team delivering information services and supporting evidence-based practice in patient care, research, and health professionals education developing and managing collections and planning and delivering innovative liaison, reference and instruction services.

∑ Providing effective expert literature searching and quality systematic review support: working with scientists, staff, students & clinicians to develop workable protocols, creating and documenting expert literature searches utilizing a variety of bibliographic databases
∑ Advising clients on information monitoring strategies to ensure all hospital staff, students and physicians are accessing the most appropriate and timely knowledge in their individual fields
∑ Responding to general reference inquiries from clients and staffing the reference desk on a rotating basis
∑ Developing and delivering group and one-on-one instruction on research skills, critical appraisal, bibliographic management, scholarly publishing, etc.
∑ Participating on department committees and projects to plan and deliver library and information services and assume leadership for at least one functional area (marketing, instruction, collection analysis/development, bibliometrics, etc.)

∑ Masterís degree from a Library and Information Studies program accredited by the American Library Association
∑ A minimum of two years professional experience, preferably in a health sciences library environment
∑ Experience developing and providing customized training in computer search skills for end users
∑ Experience developing web pages, and using content management systems such as LibGuides to push relevant information to client groups
∑ Proficiency in the use of computers and library technologies with proven experience in making effective use of technological resources including the Internet, integrated library systems and discovery systems, LibGuides, etc.
∑ Proven success in marketing services and collections to library customers
∑ Demonstrated ability to operate as an effective member of a team
∑ Project management skills to plan, organize and coordinate various activities
∑ Excellent communication, facilitation and negotiation skills
∑ Strong customer service orientation
∑ Ability to manage competing priorities and balance multiple, disparate tasks
∑ Demonstrated commitment to the Mission and Values of St. Michaelís Hospital

Deadline for applications is February 28, 2018. To apply, please visit St. Michaelís Hospital Recruiting Site:

Zack Osborne
Library Services Team Leader
Scotiabank Health Sciences Library
St. Michael's Hospital, Li Ka Shing International Healthcare Education Centre
30 Bond St., Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8
Phone: 416-864-6060 x77540
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