Job Description

Job Title: Coord Library Services
Job ID: 682158
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Hours: 9am to 3pm
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Passavant
Department: Medical Library
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237


UPMC Passavant McCandless is looking for a Coordinator of Library Services for up to twenty eight hours per week. A Master degree in Library Science (MLS) is required with two year library science experience. This individual provides health information in a timely, cost effective manner to healthcare professionals and the community of the North Hills and southwestern Butler County through our own resources and via local, regional and national library networks.

This position is focused on providing efficient, up to date reference material and/or literary guidance to current and aspiring healthcare professionals.

This is a Monday through Friday, daylight position.  APPLY TODAY!!

  • Assist in the development of the Library information management plan which incorporates short and long term projects to meet the mission, vision and goals of the Hospital and of the Library.
  • Contribute to the success of the Medical Library and promote the mission of the Hospital through identified critical behaviors.
  • Coordinate, facilitate and coach project teams, preparing individual development partnership plans and providing feedback to other Directors as needed.
  • Lead the development, design, implementation and administration of Library policies, programs and initiatives within the Hospital.
  • Maintain good relationships with librarians and library networks in the North Hills, Western Pennsylvania, Middle Atlantic Region and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine in order to provide comprehensive library services,
  • Manage all day-to-day Library activities.
  • Manage all outsourcing activities and vendor relationships for the Library.
  • Participate on teams to develop and implement various projects and initiatives within the Library and the UPMC System.
  • Through professional expertise and guidance, is a resource to the Professional Staff, Hospital management and employees as a consultant, liaison and interpreter of policies, programs, process and regulatory guidelines/laws.


  • Masters degree in Library Science (MLS) degree from an American Library Association accredited program required. 
  • Member of the Medical Library Association Academy of Health Information Professionals. 
  • Two years work experience, preferably in a healthcare setting. 
  • Experience in database searching (Medline), the Internet and other computer based resources. 
  • Knowledge of current library software applications. 
  • Proficient in the use of software programs such as Microsoft Office. 
  • Experience with project management, program design, and program evaluation activities, including coaching staff, leading teams, developing work plans, conducting studies, developing communication, coordinating vendors and implementing programs.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $20.16 to $33.48

Union Position: No

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