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Executive Director

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Libraries seeks an enthusiastic, forward-thinking Executive Director to lead the Regional Medical Library for Region 2 of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM).

Funded by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) through a cooperative agreement (2021-2026), the MUSC Libraries’ serves as the headquarters for Region 2, one of seven regions in the NNLM Program.? Region 2 comprises Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The mission of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public's health by providing U.S. researchers, health professionals, public health workforce, educators, and the public with equal access to biomedical and health information resources and data.? 

Reporting to the Director, the Executive Director provides leadership for all aspects of the Region 2 Regional Medical Library including supervising the personnel, setting direction, and managing the budget, preparing reports, and evaluating the program. The successful candidate will bring a dedication to outreach and educational programs which increase access to quality health information; be skilled in managing a high-performing unit; possess strong networking and collaborative skills; and have vision for national and regional programs that shape the future of the NNLM.

Position: Executive Director
Organization: Regional Medical Library (Region 2), Network of the National Library of Medicine
Location: Charleston,  SC 
United States
Salary: $100,000
Posting Start Date: 5/18/2021
Date Posted: 5/22/2021


  • Oversee the development and ongoing activities of the Region 2 programs with the National Library of Medicine and other NNLM Regions. 
  • Initiates, plans, implements, manages and evaluates Region 2 programs. 
  • Prepares and manages the budget. 
  • Represents Region 2 at the national and regional levels. 
  • Establish policies, strategic plans and objectives.
  • Maintains effective communications with all network members, NNLM, NLM, and MUSC. 
  • Directs, oversees and monitors ongoing outreach initiatives and award programs.
  • Coordinates the day-to-day operation of the management office.
  • Supervises 6 FTE faculty and classified staff. 
  • Ensure compliance with NLM reporting requirements. 

Preferred qualifications, application procedures, and other information are available in the complete position description at: http://jobs.library.musc.edu


Review of applications will begin May 30, 2021; applications close on June 11, 2021. Complete the application and submit a cover letter, resume/cv, and the contact information for three references. 

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of?race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations.

Status: This listing expires on: 8/20/2021
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Organization Information
Regional Medical Library (Region 2), Network of the National Library of Medicine
171 Ashley Avenue, Suite 419, MSC 403

Charleston,  SC 29425-4030
United States
(843) 792-8839
(843) 792-4900
Shannon Jones