Rodale is searching for a Reference Librarian.
Provide comprehensive reference and research services to all departments in the company including ad sales reps and editorial staff in all offices, covering subject areas from pharmaceuticals, to business and social sciences, and also health/medicine and the physical sciences.
Synthesize information from multiple sources and deliver in an organized and concise format.
Manage the library web site—keep site up-to-date and implement changes and new resources as needed.
Provide instructional assistance and library orientation programs to incoming and existing employees.
Evaluate new products and resources
Stay up-to-date on new technologies and current trends in the field.
Help organize and facilitate library events and promotions.
Master’s degree in Library and Science from an ALA-accredited institution, 3+ years experience preferred
Solid understanding of the principles and practices of reference and information services
Proficient use of online services, such as Dialog, EBSCO, Lexis/Nexis, Factiva and others
Knowledge of AACRII cataloging rules and Library of Congress subject headings
Ability to prioritize and perform multiple duties in a fast-paced environment
Excellent customer service skills in person, on the telephone, via email and virtually.
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About Rodale Inc.: Rodale is a global lifestyle company with a mission to inspire and enable people to improve their lives and the world around them. Through a broad portfolio of leading media properties, Rodale reaches more than 70 million people around the world through multiple distribution channels, including magazines, books, online, mobile, e-commerce, direct-to-consumer and video. Rodale publishes some of the best-known health and wellness lifestyle magazines, including Men’s Health, Prevention, Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Bicycling, Running Times and Organic Gardening , and is one of the largest independent book publishers in the United States with a collection of bestselling titles including Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite, Eat This, Not That! and Flat Belly Diet. The companyis also widely regarded as a digital leader in the areas of health and fitness and has launched three digital properties—Fitbie.com and YouTube channels 3V and Tasted. Rodale continues to expand its reach through an ever growing list of award winning mobile applications and partnerships, and is a leader in direct-response marketing with more than 27 million active customers in its database. To learn more about Rodale, visit www.rodaleinc.com .