Job is Expired Manager, AORN Research and Information Center

AORN / Denver CO

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary Not specified   Job type of library Other   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

AORN, the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses, is headquartered in southeast Denver and has an opening for a Manager for our Library, the AORN Research & Information Center (ARIC). We are a progressive, well-funded membership association for nurses who work in the operating room. The ARIC librarians support the evidence-based research needs of our nursing staff. This is a great opportunity to play a key role in the creation of guidelines that promote perioperative patient safety.    

The Manager, AORN Research & Information Center (ARIC) directs the overall operations & administration of the library. S/he develops strategies, tactics, and approaches to support the mission, vision, and values of AORN. S/he plans, organizes, and manages systems, services and staff to support the evidence-based needs of the nursing staff, with a focus on the Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices. The responsibilities of the Manager, ARIC include: formulating and implementing a print & electronic acquisitions strategy; building and adhering to the budget for this strategy; effective management of the collection; negotiating vendor contracts and managing vendor relationships; utilizing state of the art library science processes and technology; developing strategies for improving efficiency and effectiveness; being an external and internal advocate of the ARIC team and role; and leading and setting priorities for the ARIC staff based on AORN strategic priorities, as well as, when needed, personally conducting complex literature searches of health sciences resources.  S/he is also responsible for the collection and maintenance of the AORN archives and the day‑to‑day operations of ARIC.

 Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited program; at least 5 years’ professional library experience and at least 2 years’ experience managing people; familiarity with health sciences resources 



Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor 2 -
Professional 5 -
Library - -

HR Contact Information

Amy Stuhmer, Manager of Human Resources

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

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Hours per week



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Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

January 28th, 2014

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