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  • Location:
    Missouri

    The University of Missouri has an immediate opening for an information services librarian in the J. Otto Lottes Health Sciences Library. Principal duties include: providing reference services, literature searching, user education, and personal file management consultation at the Health Sciences Library; coordinating and scheduling information desk and virtual reference services; training and supervising graduate library assistants; serving as liaison to the hospital, providing leadership on library participation in local health care quality improvement initiatives; and coordinating the practicum program for the library.

    Salary: Beginning salary $45,000. For more information and how to apply, please visit library.missouri.edu/about/employment/employopp/. Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. (023)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 03/25/2015
  • Location:
    Texas

    JPS Health Network is a $800 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in north Texas. John Peter Smith Hospital is home to Tarrant County’s first and only level 1 trauma center and only psychiatric emergency services and has the largest family medicine residency program in the nation. Our network employs more than 6,000 people.

    Description: The manager, Medical Library, is responsible for the strategic planning, management, budgeting, marketing, and administration of library resources and services. This job will also be critical in leading the library through this transformation to a next generation facility.

    Required: Education and Experience: Master’s degree in library science from a graduate library program accredited by the American Library Association or a comparable information science–related degree from an accredited university. 5 plus years of professional experience with progressive responsibility.

    Salary: $60,000–$90,000. For more information, visit www.jpshealthnet.org. (024)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 03/25/2015
  • Location:
    Alabama

    University of Alabama–Birmingham (UAB) Libraries seek a creative, energetic, and flexible librarian to fill an exciting new faculty position embedded in the clinical setting in the Department of Anesthesiology. This individual will manage the programmatic aspects of the anesthesiology department’s medical library, including the collection and organization of material related to department’s history and management of content in several areas for department’s websites. Other activities include: providing in-depth research consultations and reference services; building collaborative relationships with resident and attending physicians, medical students, and staff; and attending conferences, rounds, and some lectures, providing immediate information as requested using current technology and resources. In addition, the librarian will collaborate with researchers on journal club, courses, anesthesiology history, systematic reviews of the literature, and other clinically-focused projects. The successful candidate is expected to participate on library and university committees, contribute to the profession, and build a record of progressive scholarly and professional achievement.

    Required: American Library Association–accredited master’s of library science (MLS) and 5 years of relevant library experience. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.

    Preferred: Experience in an academic health sciences library, skill in teaching adult learners, track record of library and/or subject-related publications and presentations at appropriate professional meetings, and evidence of initiative, flexibility, and collaboration. The ideal candidate will have a strong public service orientation; the ability to adapt and work creatively in a rapidly changing environment; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all levels of faculty, staff, and students; and excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

    Salary: $55,000. This is a nontenure-track faculty position with a primary appointment in UAB Libraries and secondary appointment in the Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine. Rank dependent on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience, reporting to the vice chair, Education, Department of Anesthesiology, and dean of libraries, with coordination by the libraries’ clinical services librarian. Excellent fringe benefits, including TIAA/CREF. Submit letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of 3 references to Karen Coggin, Mervyn H. Sterne Library, University of Alabama at Birmingham, SL 172, 1720 2nd Avenue S, Birmingham, AL 35294-0014. Email applications will be considered at kcoggin@uab.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. UAB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, and gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A preemployment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. (019)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 03/18/2015
  • Location:
    Nebraska

    The McGoogan Library of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is seeking an education coordinator: regional medical library liaison. This federally funded outreach position is responsible for identifying needs, directing, and evaluating the information management training of health professionals, librarians. and the public in a 6-state area: Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Utah, and Wyoming. To fulfill the Nebraska outreach responsibilities, this position is responsible for carrying out activities that support the education, health information literacy, library advocacy, technology, member services, and assessment and evaluation projects in the state of Nebraska. Located in Omaha, NE, the McGoogan Library of Medicine is one of the nation’s major health sciences libraries. The library serves the information needs of UNMC students, faculty, and staff, as well as licensed Nebraska health professionals and residents of the state. The library supports the academic, research, and patient care outcomes of UNMC and Nebraska Medicine, our clinical partner. Encompassing 58,000 square feet of space, the library houses approximately 130,000 print volumes, 366 study seats, 16 group study rooms, 2 computer labs, and an eLearning Development Laboratory. The library has 15 library faculty and 16.0 full-time equivalent library support staff. The library has over 22,500 online journal titles and access to over 11,600 full-text online books. The library also has a robust History of Medicine collection. For more information about the library, visit us at www.unmc.edu/library/. For more information about UNMC, go to www.unmc.edu. Omaha was founded in 1854 and is the largest city in the state of Nebraska. Omaha has a strong and vibrant business community and is home to 5 Fortune 500 companies. To learn more about Omaha, visit the convention and visitor’s website.

    Required: Minimum requirements: American Library Association–accredited master’s degree in library or information science, minimum of 3 years of experience in a health sciences or academic library, experience teaching MEDLINE and other biomedical or health-related databases, proficiency with web conferencing and online instruction programs, familiarity with National Library of Medicine and National Network of Libraries of Medicine programs and services, strong leadership and program management skills and the ability to work both independently and collegially, excellent written and oral communication skills, willingness to travel, and exceptional presentation skills.

    Preferred: Demonstrated experience in designing education programs, 5 years of relevant library experience, and knowledge of learning technologies and their applications.

    Salary: $55,000 minimum yearly. Salary is dependent upon qualifications.Further details can be found on the UNMC Jobs website at jobs.unmc.edu. Apply online at jobs.unmc.edu and refer to posting number 2015-055. Please include complete contact information for at least 3 professional references. Review of applications will begin in 30 days. UNMC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. (022)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 03/18/2015
  • Location:
    Oregon

    Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Library–Portland seeks a creative, dynamic, and innovative technology director to provide leadership, vision, and management for the library’s digital initiatives. This position leads technical development efforts including integration of systems, development of new applications, and implementations to support infrastructure, software, and services. The technology director represents the library in campus and regional partnerships, manages and supports technology projects, and directly implements solutions.

    Salary: $70,000 minimum. Visit www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/library/about/jobs.cfm for more information. This is a nontenured, 12-month faculty position at the level of assistant professor or associate professor. AAE/EOE (021)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 03/18/2015
  • Location:
    Pennsylvania

    The Health Sciences Library at Penn State Hershey seeks an early career collection access & support services librarian. This position will have primary responsibility for the maintenance of electronic journals and other resources through management tools similar to EBSCO A-to-Z and Serials Solutions Summon. The candidate will communicate with vendors and libraries personnel to troubleshoot and resolve access issues and maintain licensing and use data of electronic resources. In coordination with staff, will develop and produce statistical reports on resource usage and will also coordinate with the collection development librarian in applying this information to collection development functions. Will provide general reference service, research support, and participate in user-centered library instruction. Will serve as a liaison to one or more academic departments, contribute as a member of the library administrative team, and will participate in strategic planning and evaluation of library programs, services, and resources. Critical skills include the ability to function effectively in a team environment, flexibility, and the capacity to embrace change in a dynamic and evolving organization, and a facility for cross-departmental communications.

    Salary: This is an entry-level, multi-year, fixed-term faculty position, with a minimum starting salary of $50,000 per year and reports to the associate director. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. To view a more complete description of responsibilities and requirements and to apply, please visit www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/jobs/facjobs/hyca.html. Employment requires successful completion of background checks in accordance with university policies. Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, disabled individuals, and other protected groups. Campus Security Crime Statistics: For more about safety at Penn State and to review the Annual Security Report, which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report. (020)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 03/18/2015
  • Location:
    Alabama

    The University of Alabama–Birmingham (UAB) Libraries are seeking creative, energetic, and flexible librarians for the reference team at Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences. This is an exciting opportunity to join UAB Libraries as the campus libraries transform into one 21st century library. Responsibilities for these positions include liaison activities for one of the UAB health sciences schools; research consultations; classroom, web-based, and customized instruction; online and database searching; reference service with some rotating weekend hours; and participation on library and university committees. The successful candidates are expected to contribute to the profession and to build a record of progressive scholarly and professional achievement.

    Required: Master’s degree in library or information science from an American Library Association–accredited school.

    Preferred: 2 years’ reference experience in an academic health sciences library; undergraduate or advanced degree in physical, health, or life sciences; demonstrated skill in teaching adult learners including graduate or professional students; experience with innovative teaching methods especially team-based learning; experience searching biomedical literature and academic databases including PubMed/MEDLINE; demonstrated enthusiasm and aptitude for emerging technologies; experience with course shells, EndNote, LibGuides, and web conferencing software; and ability to work both independently and in a team environment. The ideal candidates will have a strong public service orientation, initiative, flexibility, the ability to adapt and work creatively in a rapidly changing environment, and excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

    Salary: $45,000–$55,000. These positions are full-time, nontenure-track faculty positions with rank dependent on the successful candidates’ qualifications and experience, reporting to the assistant director for reference services at the Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences. Salary is commensurate with experience with excellent fringe benefits, including TIAA/CREF. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Submit letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of 3 references by email to kcoggin@uab.edu or by mail to Karen Coggin, Mervyn H. Sterne Library, UAB Libraries, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1720 2nd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294-0014. UAB is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, and gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. A preemployment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. (018)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 03/11/2015
  • Location:
    New York

    Role Overview: Reporting to the vice president and associate dean for academic informatics and technology, the director of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) Libraries provides dynamic leadership, vision, strategic planning, and operational management of the Levy Library and the member hospital libraries of the Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS). The Levy Library and member hospital libraries support the educational, research, and clinical care missions of the school and the 7 MSHS hospitals. The director of the ISMMS Libraries participates in the senior leadership team of the Academic Informatics and Technology Unit, a blended organization consisting of the libraries, instructional technology, systems support, multimedia, and archives and records management. The role manages 5 direct reports with an overall staff of 23 full-time equivalents (FTEs).

    Required: Minimum Education and Experience: MLS, MS, and or graduate-level degree. Minimum of 3 years of experience in successful library administration. Demonstrated previous experience with strategic planning, accreditation, and outcomes assessment. Evidence of effective leadership in developing and implementing services and programs.

    Salary: $120,000, minimum, commensurate with experience. For more information and to apply, please see www.mountsinai.org/careers/career-pathways/professional-technical/director-15-1731696. (016)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 03/11/2015
  • Location:
    Ohio

    Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED):What ignites you? NEOMED is educating the next generation of physicians, pharmacists, and health researchers and seeks an innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic leader to become the chief medical librarian and digital information strategist for the Oliver Ocasek Regional Medical Information Center. The successful candidate for this position is a strategic thinker who can transform the information center into the library of the future, developing new services, strengthening existing collaborations, and looking outward to create new partnerships both within the medical and academic communities, as well as within the community at large.

    Salary: Minimum salary is $90,000. This position closes 4/12/15. For the full announcement including qualifications and responsibilities, visit NEOMED Opportunity. To find further information and to start the application process, send a cover letter and current resume as Word or PDF documents to Karen Miller, Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates. (017)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 03/11/2015
  • Location:
    Texas

    Texas A&M University Libraries seeks a creative and dynamic professional to join the Texas A&M University Libraries as undergraduate professional programs/One Health librarian. This clinical-track academic appointment carries full faculty status with responsibilities including professional service to meet both the libraries’ and the university’s requirements for promotion. This entry-level position serves as liaison to the undergraduate professional programs (biomedical sciences and public health) as well as the Departments of Biochemistry/Biophysics and Nutrition and Food Sciences in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The full scope of the position is to demonstrate initiative in providing research, curriculum, and clinical support to students, faculty, and researchers in those programs and departments. The successful candidate will participate in collection development and collection assessment for both print and electronic resources across the health and life sciences disciplines. The position will include an opportunity to participate in the campus One Health initiative. The successful candidate will provide reference and research assistance and develop and deliver instructional programs with emphasis on interprofessional informatics and information literacy.

    Salary: $50,500, commensurate with experience. For more information and instructions on how to apply, please visit library.tamu.edu/about/employment/faculty-positions. (008)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 03/11/2015