Director of Libraries, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale Arizona

Our library director for Mayo Clinic Arizona has announced her retirement and we are recruiting (see job posting number 2421BR) for this leadership position responsible for multiple libraries and services in the Scottsdale and Phoenix areas of Arizona. This is an exciting opportunity for a health sciences librarian with an interest in leadership, in the provision and support of evidence-based medicine programs and services, and in collaboration with Mayo Clinic library colleagues in Rochester, Minnesota and Jacksonville, Florida. I would appreciate it if you would share this opportunity with interested colleagues.

There are 4 Mayo Clinic Arizona libraries including 3 on the Scottsdale campus (research, clinic, patient resource) and the hospital library located at Mayo Clinic Hospital on the northeast Phoenix campus. A separate patient resource center is under construction on the Phoenix hospital campus. Current responsibilities also include supervision of the Historical Archives and Humanities in Medicine programs for Mayo Clinic Arizona. Current staffing includes 7.0 FTE and a budget of approximately $1M.

The Arizona libraries are a part of the Mayo Library System which share e-resources of the Mayo Digital Library and enterprise-wide technology solutions. The Arizona library director reports to the Mayo Clinic director of libraries in Rochester, Minnesota and works collaboratively with library colleagues at all Mayo Clinic sites.

Date: Jul 26, 2013
Location: Scottsdale , AZ, US
Job Posting Number: 24216BR
Job Posting Title: Director of Libraries
Job Posting Category: Administration/Management
Work Site: AZ - Scottsdale Campus
Department: Medical Education

Job Description
Provides administrative leadership and management responsibility for the overall administration of library facilities and services of Mayo Clinic Arizona. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, coordination of resources, staffing, and services among all MCA library service delivery points, including the Clinical, Research, patient and hospital libraries, Family Medicine clinics, regional affiliated practices, and educational-trainee rotation sites.

Basic Qualifications:
Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program in library science, 3-5 years' experience in a health sciences or scientific library.

Other Qualifications:
Proven ability to manage multiple priorities, provide staff leadership, and represent Library Services to both internal and external constituencies, excellent oral and written communication skills. Significant training and experience with on-line bibliographic search systems and familiarity with the published literature environment of the health sciences. Preferred: A minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible administrative and supervisory experience. Involvement in professional associations and membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP).

License or Certification:

Benefit Eligible: Yes
Exemption Status: Exempt
Hours/Pay Period: Minimum 80 hours per pay period or whatever is applicable
Schedule Details: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Weekend Schedule:

Compensation Detail: Education, experience, and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every two weeks is approximately $2,588.80, based on a full-time position.


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