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Research Communications Librarian🔍School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United StatesNew📁Library📅11 hours ago Post Date📅103566 Requisition #

Stanford University School of Medicine’s Lane Medical Library accelerates scientific discovery, clinical care, medical education and humanities through teaching, collaboration, and delivery of biomedical and historical resources. The library... is a state-of-the-art medical library within the Medical Student Education group which supports Stanford Medical Center’s research, education, and patient care objectives. Lane Library supports its mission to accelerate scientific discovery in part by curating a collection of print and digital knowledge resources relevant to the in-depth research, graduate-level education, and clinical patient care performed by the Stanford Medicine community and its affiliated hospitals and clinics.We are proud of our rich history dating back to 1882.

Job Purpose

Stanford Medicine is seeking a motivated and resourceful Research Communications Librarian (Librarian 2) to develop services to inform researchers and educators at Stanford Medicine about the scholarly communication process and analyze the impact of research output. The Research Communications Librarian will develop research impact models for departments and individuals and advocate and inform the Stanford Medicine community on best practices in scholarly communication; including open access, alternative publishing models, data management, copyright, and open educational resources.

The Research Communications Librarian serves as liaison to select departments in the School of Medicine and provides research support services for Stanford Medicine including the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH) and Stanford Health Care (SHC).Reporting to the Manager, Research and Instruction, the Research Communications Librarian is a key member of the Research and Instruction Team at the Lane Medical Library and Knowledge Management Center. This position will work closely with other Research and Instruction librarians to provide consultations and other research services, collaborate with students and faculty on systematic reviews, and provide training in databases and research software. We are seeking dynamic candidates with demonstrated potential to lead our efforts and provide innovative educational approaches while maintaining a tradition of excellence. The position works closely with other staff to influence and achieve our collective goals in support of the School’s research, clinical and educational mission.

This position will be based on the Stanford campus and will be considered for an option of telecommuting from the Bay Area (hybrid of working 2-3 days on-site), subject to operational need.

Core Duties
• Develop, lead, and implement an education program for Stanford Medicine on issues of scholarly communication in a digital environment, including copyright.
• Develop and coordinate research impact services to support Stanford Medicine in discovering, tracking and communicating the impact of a variety of research outputs, including scholarly articles and datasets.
• Be informed of, and keep library staff and its users up to date on national and international trends, legislation, and pendingchanges in intellectual property rights, commercial and academic/research scholarly publishing, and trends and issues inresearch data management, bibliometrics and research impact. Plan and organize regular events and programs in these areas.
• Provide services, consultations and training for best practices in datat management and research impact.
• Investigate and provide specialized support for analysis, use and emerging applications of impact data. Work with colleaguesto provide research impact for personal citation metrics and provide guidance to departments supported by Lane Library.
• Provide liaison support for faculty, staff and students to designated departments.
• Provide end-user training by developing and offering web-based training tools or tutorials and in-person classes and workshops.
• Provide expert searching in support of research projects, systematic reviews, bibliometrics and patient care.
• Collaborate with library faculty and staff across the libraries on research, teaching, and research communications-related projects.
• Recommend software and tools to support researchers in the publication lifecycle.
• Other duties may also be assigned

Education and Experience (Required)

Advanced Degree in Library Science or a relevant academic discipline with a demonstrated understanding of academic libraries and two or more years of relevant experience in a relevant library setting or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Required)
• Experience with relevant aspects of library operations including understanding of contemporary library practices, trends and emerging technologies.
• Demonstrated understanding of the broad scope of library operations with ability to understand how their role interacts with the rest of the organization.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment and negotiate issues with people from different parts of the library.
• Ability to identify challenges and opportunities, engage others in their resolution and recommend appropriate courses of action.
• Demonstrated ability to evaluate online resources in terms of content quality, functionality and user interface issues.
• Ability to independently perform complex job functions such as collection management reviews, preparation of major exhibits, developing policies for business practices.
• Consistent display of strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated bibliographic expertise or basic managerial/supervisory skills.

Desired Qualifications
• Demonstrated ability to analyze research impact and deliver reports and other documentation of impact.
• Solid understanding and application of scholarly communication practices, including copyright, open access, alternative publishing models, and open educational resources.
• Experience designing, planning, implementing, and maintaining complex projects or services.
• Familiarity with research impact software and tools.
• Experience executing systematic reviews, meta-analysis or related research projects.
• Ability to think creatively and identify new areas of library service across the institution.
• Ability to work as part of a small, highly collaborative team.
• Ability to easily network and influence both internally and externally across the organization.
• Deep understanding and engagement with the range of library operations, trends and practices.
• Strong commitment to continuous service improvement and innovation.
• Consistent display of excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills.
• Deep understanding and engagement with the range of library operations, trends and practices.
• Evidence of professional contribution and achievement beyond the library may be expected at this rank.
• Demonstrated success in engaging with colleagues across the University and beyond in a collaborative and constructivefashion.
• Ability to manage projects, develop policies or drive library initiatives across functional lines.
• Evidence of engagement in relevant professional or academic communities.
• Consistent display of excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills

Physical Requirements
• Constantly sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
• Frequently twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasps lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
• Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, writing by hand, kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other).
• Rarely use a telephone, operate hand controls.
• Must be able to push and maneuver a fully-loaded cart weighing up to 650 pounds that requires an initial push force up to 50 pounds.

Working Conditions
• May work in confined spaces and at heights 4-10 feet; be exposed to dust and mold; work extended hours, evenings and weekends.

Work Standards
• Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
• Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
• Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

The expected pay range for this position is $73,000 to $99,000 per annum.

Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.

At Stanford University, base pay represents only one aspect of the comprehensive rewards package. The Cardinal at Work website (https://cardinalatwork.stanford.edu/benefits-rewards) provides detailed information on Stanford’s extensive range of benefits and rewards offered to employees. Specifics about the rewards package for this position may be discussed during the hiring process.

Why Stanford is for You

Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
• Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
• A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
• A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
• Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
• Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

Stanford University School of Medicine is world renowned for leading edge education, research, patient care and medical advancements. The Department of Educational Programs and Services (EPS) is home to departments and programs that are central to the educational mission of the Stanford University School of Medicine.We serve all populations of students and trainees who participate in the School's programs: Stanford MD, MS, MSPA, and PhD students; visiting MD students seeking clinical clerkships; postdoctoral scholars and medical fellows; and medical practitioners seeking further professional enrichment. Our goal is to provide a Stanford School of Medicine experience worthy of our students' and trainees' talents, aspirations, and dedication.

We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you.

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact Stanford University Human Resources at stanfordelr@stanford.edu. For all other inquiries, please submit a contact form.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.All candidates must be eligible to work and live in the U.S.
Additional Information
• Schedule: Full-time
• Job Code: 1782
• Employee Status: Regular
• Grade: H
• Requisition ID: 103566
• Work Arrangement : Hybrid Eligible
San Mateo CA USA

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