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  • Location:
    Massachusetts

    Harvard Medical School (HMS) is seeking a director of the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, a partnership between the Harvard Medical Library and the Boston Medical Library (BML). The director is the head librarian and chief administrative officer for the Countway Library. The director oversees the management and future direction and provides leadership to a complex organization serving a varied user base, including academia and practicing physicians, with a budget of $7.3 million and one of the largest collections of current and invaluable historical and rare material.

    Salary: $180,000, minimum. For the full description, please visit www.employment.harvard.edu and enter Req #36037BR. (061)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 07/01/2015
  • Location:
    New York

    Golisano Children’s Hospital Family Resource Library: Are you creative and enthusiastic, and do you enjoy working with others in an evolving landscape? Do you have vision, courage, energy, and motivation? Do you dare to go where no one’s gone before? Have we got a position for you! Edward G. Miner Library, University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), is looking for the right person to grow the Family Resource Library in the brand-new, state-of-the-art Golisano Children’s Hospital and to provide research and information services to the clinical staff of the Pediatrics Department. This position will utilize both consumer health and clinical librarianship, providing value to families, patients, staff, and community.

    Required: American Library Association–accredited master’s in library or information sciences; 2–5 years’ experience as library professional or paraprofessional. Educational background in biomedical or health sciences, experience in health sciences environment, or equivalent. Expertise in online database searching teaching adult learners; speaking fluently and persuasively before a group. Superior communication skills, including strong writing (creative, promotional, instructional, and patient education) skills.

    Preferred: Graduate degree in related field. Supervisory experience. See the full job description for additional information.

    Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be no less than $50,000; excellent benefits. Position will remain open until a candidate is chosen. To be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/ and include cover letter addressed to Karen Liljequist, Liaison Program Manager, Edward G. Miner Library, University of Rochester Medical Center, Box LIBR, 601 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14642. EOE minorities/females/protected veterans/disabled (051)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 07/01/2015
  • Location:
    Oklahoma

    The Robert M. Bird Health Sciences Library invites applications for head of library computing and information systems.

    Required: Minimum requirements/experience: masters’ degree from an American Library Association–accredited library school, 4+ years’ computing experience; supervisory experience, ILS and PC software/hardware experience, familiarity with emerging technologies.

    Salary: $55,000–$65,000. Rank: Nontenured, minimum rank of assistant professor. For more information and application instructions visit https://jobs.ou.edu, select “search listings” on the left, and enter requisition number 22783. Contact: Elizabeth Jones, Chair, Search Committee. The University of Oklahoma is an AAE/EOE. Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. (062)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 07/01/2015
  • Location:
    Georgia

    University Libraries, Health Sciences Campus, Georgia Regents University (GRU)–Augusta, invites applications for the position of assessment librarian. The primary focus of this nontenure track faculty position is to develop, implement, and maintain a successful and sustainable assessment program.

    Salary: $54,000, minimum. Full information at www.gru.edu/jobs/faculty/. (048)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 06/24/2015
  • Location:
    Texas

    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center–El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) seeks candidates for the managing director of libraries position. This is a unique opportunity to lead a newly independent library at a new health sciences university. The managing director reports to the provost and leads the TTUHSC–El Paso Delia Montes-Gallo Library, which serves the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and health professionals throughout the border region. The libraries are located in 2 buildings with clinical science and basic science materials housed separately. The TTUHSC library system has collections in excess of 321,000 bound volumes, more than 62,000 electronic books, subscriptions to more than 24,000 electronic journals, and access to more than 500 electronic databases. TTUHSC-El Paso is the Texas Tech University System’s 4th and newest university, with a mission to provide education, research, and patient care to West Texas and beyond. Nestled between the base of the Franklin Mountains and the Rio Grande, the city resides at the confluence of 3 states and 2 countries. El Paso is ranked as the #1 safest city in the United States. Residents enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year, numerous outdoor pursuits, as well as a vibrant city life at an affordable cost of living.

    Required: A bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) from an American Library Association–accredited program and 7 years of progressively responsible management experience (additional education may substitute for required experience on a year-for-year basis) are required.

    Preferred: Qualifications include a proven ability to plan complex, multisite library operations and manage library budgets; electronic resources and consortia experience; experience with the National Network of Libraries for Medicine (NN/LM) and management of an NN/LM Resource Library; and team building skills. Candidates with experience in collection development, extramural outreach program implementation, and participation in library facility design and construction are encouraged to apply.

    Salary: $115,000.00–$130,000.00, commensurate with experience. A competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including health benefits and retirement options are available. Interested candidates must apply online at careers.texastech.edu (requisition #4237BR). As an AAE/EOE employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. (060)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 06/24/2015
  • Location:
    District of Columbia

    Howard University seeks an executive director for the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library. The primary purpose of this position is to provide leadership and have primary responsibility for the management and administration of the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library. The executive director is responsible for all library services with special focus on academic programs and related requirements of the health sciences, as well as external patrons and guests. He or she also maintains an active web-page program that facilitates online access to virtually all library programs and services.

    Required: The successful candidate must have: Master’s degree in library sciences or information science management; at least 5 years of experience in an academic library or health sciences library; 2 additional years of administrative responsibility in a health sciences or academic research library environment; demonstrated accomplishments achieving strategic goals and objectives in a senior leadership role; sound interpersonal skills; and strong administrative skills and/or experience in a supervisory or management position, preferably in an academic institution.

    Salary: Minimum salary will be $150,000, but will depend on years of experience. If interested, please forward CV or resume or inquiries to the Office of Executive Search. (058)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 06/17/2015
  • Location:
    New York

    The New York Academy of Medicine is looking for a creative and energetic individual to serve as collection description manager for its library, comprising rare, historical, and contemporary physical holdings as well as electronic resources. The position involves prioritizing and managing the library’s cataloging and other collection description activities; supervising professional and paraprofessional staff; and providing leadership in these areas as part of the academy’s engagement in the world of libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions. We look for an individual with the master’s of library science (MLS) degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience at a comparable institution.

    Salary: $60,000 minimum. Hire Date: Immediate. For more information about the collection description manager position, please see www.nyam.org/about-us/careers/collection-description.html. (059)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 06/17/2015
  • Location:
    North Carolina

    The University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library (HSL) is seeking a global public health librarian who is passionate about the value a librarian can add to public health education, research, and practice. The primary focus of this position is to serve researchers, faculty, students, and staff in the Gillings School of Global Public Health. Work is performed in client settings and in the library. Information services are provided through office hours in the school, consultations, chat, email, telephone, and the User Services Center.

    Salary: $45,000, minimum, commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Review of applications will begin on 6/29/15. For more information, including a complete vacancy announcement with application instructions, please visit unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/77907. (057)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 06/17/2015
  • Location:
    Position Wanted

    Mature paraprofessional with extensive clinical background seeking library assistant or technician position. 14 years’ experience as library clerk/coordinator in large, hospital-based medical library. Primary duties of serials management, interlibrary loan (ILL), bindery, circulation issues, equipment maintenance, supplies, billing, holdings data. Consider full time or part time. Contact Doug Stackhouse at 303.432.2896 or stackhde@aol.com. (056)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 06/17/2015
  • Location:
    California

    Desert Regional Medical Center (DRMC) is an acute care hospital owned and operated by the Tenet Healthcare Corporation. We have one common goal at Tenet, and that is to provide excellent care to our patients. Through our extraordinary caregivers who come to work every day and save lives, deliver babies, and take care of people when they need it most, Tenet’s hospitals aim to provide the best possible care to every patient, with a clear focus on quality and service. Focusing on quality is how we build sustainable value and growth over the long-term. DRMC has provided a full range of quality medical care to one of the world’s most famous resort areas since 1951. Our 387-bed acute tertiary-care facility is fully accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. We are located in Palm Springs, CA, historically renowned as a legendary celebrity getaway and resort community. The dramatic desert environment offers spectacular views of the beautifully landscaped gardens, royal palms, majestic mountains, and clear blue skies. Palm Springs and the fast-growing surrounding areas offer a variety of well-known restaurants; shops; cultural activities such as theater, museums, and film festivals; and outdoor recreation including championship golf, tennis, hiking, and horseback riding. DRMC is actively recruiting to contract a medical librarian. The medical librarian has advanced knowledge of library science and medical library operations and manages the activities related to the support of departments and physicians requiring patient care information, continuing education and research at DRMC.

    Required: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Sufficient technical expertise in research and methodology and medical care to evaluate research materials and provide effective assistance to researchers.

    Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in library science or equivalent. Minimum 5 years’ work experience in the field of library science.

    Salary $20.13–$25.66, hourly, commensurate with experience. Desert Regional Medical Center, Attn: Frederick Owusu, Chief Human Resources Officer, 1150 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262. (049)

    Job Posted:
    Tue, 06/16/2015