Library Project Specialist–Levy Library at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai–New York, NY

The Levy Library at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is offering a temporary Library Project Specialist position for the summer for students enrolled in ALA accredited library and information science graduate programs. We seek a candidate who is interested in pursuing a career in academic librarianship and who will bring enthusiasm and creativity to this project. The candidate will be able to develop his/her research skills, manage information, and gain familiarity with research evaluation metrics. This position offers a unique opportunity to take part in a research evaluation platform implementation led by our academic library. This temporary position pays a salary of $15/hour for 8 weeks from July 2016 a�� August 2016. Recent library school graduates are also encouraged to apply.

The Levy Library at the Icahn School of Medicine ( is leading the implementation of PLUM Analytics (, a research evaluation platform tracking scientific impact and output.

The specialista��s role will include:
a�? Researcher profile verifications using Scopus IDs
a�? Uploading data
a�? Researching scientists profiles on social media outlets
a�? Participate in a project and product evaluation committee
a�? Other library specific projects as assigned

Preferred skills include:
a�? Attention to details
a�? Critical thinking
a�? Organizational skills
a�? Ability to manage time effectively
a�? Ability to work collaboratively


To apply, please submit your application to Robin Oa��Hanlon (Manager, Public Services)
The application should include:
a�? A brief rA�sumA�
a�? Identification of and reasons for interest in the position
a�? The applicanta��s qualifications for the position, including a list of any courses taken that are relevant
a�? Description of the applicanta��s career goals
a�? Number of hours available for the position

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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