Library Manager - Southern District Health Board

Library Manager - Southern District Health Board
Company:

Southern District Health Board (Invercargill/Dunedin)


Place:

Otago


Library Manager - Southern District Health Board

Details of the offer

District Library Service
Based in Dunedin (with occasional travel to our Invercargill library and other SDHB sites)
Management of the District Library Service with libraries in Dunedin and Invercargill
Providing library resources and information services to staff in Dunedin hospital and the wider district
Cataloguing of new resources to NLM classification and standards

Rare full-time permanent position has become available, due to retirement.
About the role - what's in it for me?
We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Librarian for the full-time position of Library Manager for our District Library Service.
The Manager is responsible for the provision of library services to all Southern DHB staff across the District. This includes sole charge of the Dunedin Hospital Staff Library and the management of the Southland Hospital Library and staff.
Key tasks:
Management of the District Service and its libraries in Dunedin and Invercargill
Staff management, budgetary control, purchasing of suitable resources to ensure the collections and services meet current requirements and all DHB and external relevant standards
Providing library resources and information services to staff in Dunedin hospital and the wider district as required to support patient care, research and continuing education for all Southern DHB staff, including specialist literature searching and staff training
Liaising with Suppliers and Health Library consortia for product purchases
Cataloguing of new resources to NLM classification and standards
Marketing and promoting the District Library Service to staff and being proactive in the encouragement of full use of the library resources and collections
Maintaining the Library website
Oversight and assistance with the Te Puna, OCLC and NLM interlibrary loan services

Additionally, you will be involved in helping to shape the Southern Health Library Service in the new Interprofessional Learning Centre as part of the redevelopment of Dunedin Hospital.
About you
We are looking for a self-motivated person who is comfortable working with a wide variety of staff from different disciplines. You will need to be quick thinking, adaptable to changing situations, able to prioritise your workload and display a natural attention to detail.
You must have a New Zealand or Australian citizenship or permanent residency to be considered for this role.
Your knowledge of special libraries will be key to your success in this position and your understanding of Health Science Libraries an advantage.
About the team
The team comprises a full time Assistant Librarian based at the Southland (Invercargill) Hospital library with day to day oversight of the operations of the library and also takes care of our interloan service. Plus, a part-time Library Assistant in Invercargill who works mainly in Records Management, providing library cover and assistance as required.
The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities. Whether it surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art - there's literally something for everyone. Check out https://southernhealthcareers.nz/ for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.
Closing date: Thursday, 3 October 2019.
For further information please contact Sam Cunningham, Recruitment Advisor - Corporate and Women's and Children's Directorates Phone: (03) 213 5427 or Email: **********


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