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Library Information Specialist, Sunrise Systems Inc., Cambridge, MA

Job Title: Library Information Specialist

Duration: 6 Months

Location: Cambridge, MA


Job Description:

  • The candidate will have experience in launching and implementing library information technologies.
  • This position is ideal for a professional who is highly organized, flexible, creative, has a high attention to detail, and enjoys working on teams.


Responsibilities Implement Current Awareness Library Tool:

  • Alert Portal
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, vendor, and IT partners to launch a current awareness platform
  • Gather criteria and requirements to build information queries by assessing needs of individuals and internal teams to create information alerts, partner with library coordinator to identify stakeholders
  • Partner with vendor to design alerts as well as to triage alert requests in a timely manner
  • Upon creation of the portal, partner with library staff in creation of communication and training materials (job aides) in support of launching library tools and services Establish disease and product focused educational content
  • Build a bibliographic collection of materials to include client authored publications
  • Search within multiple databases (PubMed, Embase, and internal repositories) to identify client authored publications
  • Partner with library staff and medical teams to organize and tag publications
  • Create a chronological list of published materials
  • Collaborate with IT partners to post bibliographic content and materials into clients  library portal
  • Work with library staff to create disease area literature collections for our core research areas
  • Utilize library tools and resources to search our core areas of research
  • Partner with library staff to curate appropriate literature content
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to connect literature collections to client's company intranet


Skills & Qualifications

  • B.S. Degree in the life or information sciences from an accredited college/university combined with 3-5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Expertise and work experience with scientific, clinical, business, regulatory and/or pipeline databases
  • Proactively strive for superior customer service and outcomes
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work well with external and internal stakeholders
  • Ability to identify risks and issues and communication mitigation and resolution recommendations
  • Technical skills: Office-based systems including Word, Excel, PPT and SharePoint

If interested, please send recruiter Apporva Tiwari at your resume in Word doc format.

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