rimary responsibilities include: Maintaining the online journal collections;
managing information that is in the ERM system; cataloging and maintaining
bibliographic records between the ERM and the Millennium
catalog; troubleshooting problems arising from subscription, licensing or
access-related technical issues including link resolution and federated
searching; analyzing/recommending new vendor products that provide ejournal
processing; collecting and analyzing usage statistics available for electronic
resources; assist in collection development activities in support of the
WCMC-Q tripartite mission.
Assist in the preparation of an annual report of the section activities by
preparing an annual list of professional activities including, but not limited
to: presentations, publications, research activity, professional association
involvement, teaching efforts, posters, exhibits preparation, etc.
Maintain all electronic resource information using DeLib's Integrated Library
System's Electronic Resources Management module. Design
effective workflows for managing the Library's ejournal e-resources using the
library's Integrated Library System, OCLC, and other select proprietary tools.
Work collaboratively with other DeLib staff members, and relevant library
staff at WCMC in New York City and Cornell University in Ithaca to provide
access to all relevant electronic resources.
Assist in designing and overseeing the collection development program in
collaboration with Information Services Librarians and eAccess Services
Conduct research and write for publication (minimum one annual peer-reviewed
publication, single or co-authored) relevant to the work of the section and/or
to the field of Library and Information Science.
Participate in professional associations and activities, which support the
subject areas covered by the section and the profession, i.e. professional
office, committee membership or leadership, listserv management, website
maintenance and others.
Teach and raise awareness of resources acquired by providing bibliographic
instruction and information management training as they relate to electronic
Maintain and update electronic resources in the Distributed eLibary applying
knowledge of metadata standards and formats including MARC, AACR2+, MeSH,
Participate in the assessment and acquisitions process by conducting
evaluations, participating in negotiations, reviewing site licenses and
agreements. Supervising the duties of the eAccess Services Technician.
Participate in a structured program of Continuing Education through any of the
following, but not limited to: Professional association
sponsored activities or programs; Commercial organization sponsored activities
and seminars; Lectures and demonstrations; or, formal instruction at a
university or college in a job related subject. Join AHIP or equivalent
professional development program within one year of joining WCMC-Q.
Coordinate with the Information Services to participate in appropriate liaison
work and bibliographic instruction.
Perform other duties as assigned or required.
Masters degree in library and/or Information Science from an ALA-accredited
At least three years prior experience in electronic resource management,
commercial knowledge bases and digital serials management.
Supervisory experience preferred.
Advanced knowledge of metadata standards and formats including MARC, Dublin
Core, AACR2+, MeSH, LCSH and RDA.
Basic familiarity with standard web tools such as OpenURL, COUNTER, SUSHI.
Advanced understanding of general library procedures.
Advanced interpersonal, oral and written English communication skills.
Previously demonstrated organization and prioritization skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are essential
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar was established in 2001 as a
partnership between Cornell University and Qatar Foundation.
The first medical school in Qatar and a pioneer of coeducation at university
level, WCMC-Q offers an integrated program of pre-medical and medical studies
leading to the Cornell University M.D. degree. Teaching is by Cornell and
Weill Cornell faculty, including physicians at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)
who hold Weill Cornell appointments.
WCMC-Q is part of Weill Cornell Medical College, which was founded in New York
City over 100 years ago, and shares the same mission:
* to provide the finest education possible for medical students
* to conduct research at the cutting edge of knowledge
* to improve health care both now and for future generations
* to provide the highest quality of care to the community
For more information please visit http://qatar-weill.cornell.edu/
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