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Listings below appear chronologically and geographically. List is up to date as of May 15, 2013.
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM), a private medical school and an affiliate of Southeast Alabama Medical Center will initiate classes in August 2013. ACOM seeks an assistant librarian for its Learning Resources Center. The assistant librarian position is an entry-level position, and new MLS or MLIS graduates with cataloging skills are encouraged to apply. Reports to: associate dean for institutional effectiveness and integrity. Classification: full faculty/admin.
Job Summary: The ACOM assistant librarian is responsible for original and copy cataloging the learning center’s holdings (99% online), for providing interlibrary loan and document delivery services, and for assisting in the provision of reference, research, and instructional services. The assistant librarian holds nontenured faculty rank at a level commensurate with the criteria for appointment and promotion of library faculty.
Duties and Responsibilities: Downloads MARC records and edits them as necessary to comply with current AACR2/RDA cataloging standards as set by the Library of Congress and adds National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings and Classification call numbers when applicable. Obtains requested non-subscribed health sciences literature for faculty and students via DOCLINE and OCLC. Provides reference, mediated research, and instructional services as needed.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in library or information science from a program accredited by the American Library Association required. Knowledge of AACR2, RDA, and MARC21 standards. Meets criteria for faculty appointment at an appropriate rank. Experienced in original and copy cataloging.
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications; $30,160, minimum. Interested candidates should contact Mary E. Gaudette, director of learning resources, by emailing email@example.com. (021)
The New York Academy of Medicine Library is seeking an energetic and creative librarian to implement and manage our e-resources, integrated library system (ILS), digital projects hardware and software, and Web 2.0 technologies. We are looking for an individual up-to-date with the rapidly changing digital environment who has excellent teamwork and communication skills.
Salary: Starting @ $50,000. Prospective applicants can find a complete job description, including information about the library, a list of the position responsibilities and duties, the required qualifications, and instructions for submitting an application by going to our website at www.nyam.org. From the home page, please scroll down to the bottom and select the Careers link. (020)
Reference & Instruction Librarian
Are you an experienced, enthusiastic, and self-motivated library professional? Apply for the Roseman University of Health Sciences reference and instruction librarian position (Henderson, NV, campus)! Interact with students and faculty in an ever-changing and growing academic environment!
Required: ALA-accredited master’s degree; minimum 3 years’ professional-level academic library experience, including both reference and instruction.
Preferred: Experience with health sciences fields of study, knowledge of evidence-based practice; membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals preferred. Professional publications or presentations desired.
Salary: Minimum $52,000 (full-time, non-faculty). Application review begins 5/22/13. Position is open until filled. For further information, visit www.roseman.edu/jobs/. (018)
Resource Management Librarian
The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Library and Informatics Center (UNM HSLIC) is seeking an energetic librarian who is innovative, technologically adept, and service oriented to be responsible for selecting electronic and print resources including the application of new technologies related to collection development and management of collections in all forms including print, digital, historical, archives, institutional records, and realia. The minimum qualifications are a graduate degree at time of hire in library or information science from an American Library Association (ALA)–accredited institution and 1–2 years of relevant library experience.
Salary: $47,000–$55,000, based upon qualifications. This appointment is posted as nontenure track, open rank, to be determined based on qualifications; it is anticipated that appointment will be at the rank of lecturer I, II, or III. The best consideration date for this position is 5/15/13. The position will remain open until filled. For complete details and to submit your application, visit https://unmjobs.unm.edu and see position #0819968. For further questions, please contact the search coordinator Cathy Brandenburg, firstname.lastname@example.org, 505.272.0634. (017)
Education and Liaison Librarian
The Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine located on Long Island, NY, seeks a qualified candidate for an education and liaison librarian, who will have primary responsibility for our information literacy program, expert literature searches, web content development, and support for medical education research.
Required: ALA- accredited master’s degree in library or information science, and a minimum of 2 years’ library experience. Demonstrated expertise in searching and teaching of the biomedical literature.
Salary: Minimum of $60,000. For full description and to apply, please visit www.hofstra.edu/About/Jobs/jobs_popup.cfm?id=9470. (019)
Director of Research Data Management
The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of director of research data management. The VCU Libraries seek a dynamic, energetic, and knowledgeable individual to lead the libraries’ research data management initiative to support researchers across VCU. The director will develop services that support the management of research data over its life cycle from identifying and supporting tools for investigators to developing protocols for data mining, curation, and preservation. The successful candidate will join a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. An ALA-accredited graduate degree or an accredited graduate degree in an appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant work-related experience are required. Demonstrated knowledge of: information-seeking and use behaviors; structure of knowledge, primary research tools, publishers, and vendors; and the research and teaching approaches in 1 or more broad health or life sciences disciplinary areas are preferred.
Salary: Minimum of $60,000, annually. Review of applications begins 4/22/13 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred qualifications, application procedures, and other information are available in the complete position description at www.library.vcu.edu/admin/jobs/ and at www.pubinfo.vcu.edu/facjobs/. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. (015)
The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of TML operations librarian. The VCU Libraries seek an energetic, knowledgeable, and technologically adept individual who will be responsible for in-house library services and oversight of business operations and facilities. The successful candidate will join a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. An ALA-accredited graduate degree or accredited graduate degree in an appropriate discipline is required. Knowledge of library circulation operation, library information systems. and health sciences resources are preferred.
Salary: Minimum of $47,000, annually. Review of applications begins April 22, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred qualifications, application procedures, and other information are available in the complete position description at www.library.vcu.edu/admin/jobs/ and at www.pubinfo.vcu.edu/facjobs/. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. (016)
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Last Updated: 2013 May 15