Summary of Duties:
- Assist Manager in planning, designing, developing and launching of information architecture such as online Information Portals, intranet and internet websites, as well as other service projects to promote technology-enhanced teaching and learning activities
- Make use of LibGuides and other software to develop and host online information portals
- Planning, designing and information gathering, holding focus groups with stakeholders
- Adding curated and recommended e-content; reviewing and revising portal links
- Electronic resources and database management
- Maintenance and data input for online journals and e-books holdings lists; communicate with vendors to resolve access issues.
- Develop online or print marketing materials for the library’s services, resources, facilities and initiatives
- Liaise with Health Science Information Consortium of Toronto, other library networks, and content providers/vendors to maintain resource subscriptions/purchases; research on cost effectiveness and usage on different types of resources and make recommendations to the manager.
- Conduct user surveys to collect users’ feedback in collection development and library services.
- Conduct literature searching, including systematic reviews; provide reference services, orientation and training to users
- Assist manager in planning and organizing meetings and reviewing meeting materials, minute taking and management of department’s files and documents
- Assist manager in tracking spending on collection development areas and budgeting of assigned areas and in creating policies, procedures, workflows of library operations.
Purchasing and coordination of library supplies
- Any other work as assigned by the Manager
Master degree in Library/Information Science accredited by the American Library Association
- Relevant knowledge in an academic health sciences setting
- Knowledge of software and systems and demonstrated skills such as LibGuides, Screencast-o-matic, Canva, Microsoft Office, EndNote, CMS, and SharePoint
- Knowledge of library automation technology eg SIRSI Dynix, KOHA, Ex Libris’ Alma and initiatives to learn new technologies
- Experience in developing instructional materials
- Knowledge of medical libraries, ILL Systems, e-resources, databases, products and services and some experience delivering instruction and library tours and orientations.
- Knowledge of health science research and information sources
- Project planning, planning of events and library displays and outreach
- Ability to communicate and collaborate with health care professionals and scientists
- Creativity (artistic/design skills) and forward thinking
Qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume and cover letter (in one document) quoting 201908 to: Human Resources
When submitting your application/resume, include any familiarity you have with the skills and qualifications that relate to those listed in the job posting.
Once you apply, we’ll review your resume and cover letter to determine if your skills and experience match the qualifications for the role. Only qualified candidates will be contacted to move forward in the hiring process. If you are contacted, the process will include one or more interviews and/or assessments and reference checks.Training and education will be provided to successful candidates if needed.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.