Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Knowledge Services Associate, Ipas

Ipas, an international women’s reproductive health agency, seeks professional for our busy and successful Knowledge Services department. Salary range commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package.

Responsibilities Include:

· Assure that Resource Center has appropriate materials that are organized, cataloged and circulated in an effective manner;

· Provide research services to Ipas staff in the US and globally, including references, literature searches and document retrieval;

· Educate staff to use Resource Center independently and provide appropriate communication tools;

· Training and mentoring of graduate student assistants;

· Provide information to colleagues and students as appropriate to position Ipas as a key resource in reproductive health ;

· Manage multiple projects ranging from managing of current awareness services to maintaining print and online journal collection; planning ongoing trainings for staff; and overseeing Resource Center catalog database.


· Master of Library Science (MLS) required;

· 4 + years relevant experience;

· Demonstrated technical skills in areas of responsibility;

· Excellent communications and writing skills;

· Knowledge of reproductive health and/or medical literature preferred;

· International experience or demonstrated cross cultural/language skills;

· Ability to represent Ipas externally, including membership in the Association of Population Library Information Centers (APLIC-I);

· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;

· Demonstrated computer experience.

To apply please visit our career center at and submit a cover letter and resume. We do not accept phone calls. EOE

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