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  • Location:
    Minnesota

    Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, is seeking a digital archivist (librarian II). The digital archivist–librarian II is in the master’s prepared librarian series. The digital archivist works to ensure the long-term preservation, organization, distribution, and retrieval of digitized, born-digital, and traditional institutional assets illustrating the evolution, development, and history of Mayo Clinic. The digital archivist will help define and apply the methodology and standards for archival best practices to born digital and digitized collections. This individual will participate in shaping and promoting the archive’s online presence and promoting collections and services. The digital archivist will be involved in using and supporting the archives/museum information management system.

    Required: A master’s degree in library science or information management or other master’s or advanced degree pertinent to the position from an accredited graduate program is required.

    Salary: Salary range for this position is $47,923–71,905. Post offer/pre-employment drug screening is required. Click here to apply and learn more about Mayo Clinic and the vast array of opportunities that await you. Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities). (028)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 04/09/2014
  • Location:
    Minnesota

    The Mayo Medical School librarian (librarian III) is a mid-level position in the masters-prepared professional Librarian series. The Mayo Medical School librarian is based at the Learning Resource Center (LRC), a branch library on the Rochester, MN, campus, and will provide a variety of public services including instruction and orientation to resources and literature research assistance for 200+ medical students, faculty, and staff. The Mayo Medical School librarian proposes and monitors the LRC budget, provides day-to-day supervision and evaluation of 2.00 FTE staff, and assists with the recruitment and training of student assistants. The Mayo Medical School librarian reports to the librarian supervisor of public services.

    Required: A master’s degree in library science or information management or other master’s or advanced degree pertinent to the position from an accredited graduate program is required. This position requires 3 years’ experience as librarian II or comparable professional library experience.

    Salary: The salary range for this position is $52,353–78,561. Post offer/pre-employment drug screening is required. Click here to apply and learn more about Mayo Clinic and the vast array of opportunities that await you. Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities). (029)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 04/09/2014
  • Location:
    Minnesota

    The Saint Marys Hospital (SMH) Librarian is a mid-level position in the master’s-prepared professional librarian series. This level demonstrates considerable knowledge of a subject area or professional proficiency in one or more areas. The Saint Marys Hospital librarian plans, manages, and carries out effective delivery of library services at Mayo Clinic Hospital; Saint Marys Campus, Rochester, MN; and collaborates with colleagues throughout the Mayo Library System to deliver high-quality resources and services consistent with Mayo Clinic’s strategic direction. The librarian takes a broad, proactive role in planning for and assuring that library services needs are met and consistently provided enterprise-wide in collaboration with librarian colleagues on all Mayo campuses. The SMH librarian supervises 3 part-time staff and reports to the Mayo Clinic director of libraries.

    Required: A master’s degree in library science or information management or other master’s or advanced degree pertinent to the position from an accredited graduate program is required. This position requires 3 years’ experience as a librarian II or comparable professional library experience.

    Salary: The salary range is $52,353–$78,561. Post offer/pre-employment drug screening is required. Click here to apply and learn more about Mayo Clinic and the vast array of opportunities that await you. Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities). (030)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 04/09/2014
  • Location:
    North Carolina

    The University of North Carolina −Chapel Hill (UNC) Health Sciences Library seeks an experienced, collaborative, enthusiastic, and outreach-oriented individual for the position of Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and outreach services knowledge management librarian. The librarian is responsible for maintaining the AHEC Digital Library PBWorks wiki subscription, monitoring changes to the PBWorks interface, and continually assessing the product’s usefulness in meeting the AHEC program’s needs. The librarian is also responsible for maintaining the AHEC program’s “Clinical Practice Support and Quality” staff wiki.

    Salary: The minimum salary for professional librarians at the Health Sciences Library is $45,000; salary is commensurate with related education and experience. For a complete job description and application instructions, see www.library.unc.edu/jobs/ahec-and-outreach-services-knowledge-management-librarian-health-sciences-library/. (027)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 04/09/2014
  • Location:
    New York

    The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM): The NYAM Center for the History of Medicine and Public Health is looking for an experienced, innovative, and energetic curator. The curator will be a key member of the center team, and will work closely with colleagues in the acquisition, intellectual management, and use of the rare book collections and develop physical and online exhibitions, web resources, programming, and events in the history of medicine, public health, and the book. The curator will also take a leading role in establishing the center’s activities and profile within the scholarly community and broader public audiences. This position is an outstanding opportunity for a proactive individual working with a world-class collection in the history of medicine and public health, at a leading institution in New York City, found at the top of the “Museum Mile” along Fifth Avenue.

    Salary: $65,000. 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. (025)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 04/02/2014
  • Location:
    North Carolina

    The University of North Carolina−Chapel Hill (UNC) Health Sciences Library (HSL) seeks an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented individual to join the User Services Department team as the liaison to the School of Nursing. In this role, the librarian will identify information needs and maintain outreach services to faculty, students, researchers, and staff from the School of Nursing and UNC Hospitals (a Magnet program), as well as help the department team to meet the health information needs of the citizens of North Carolina. Expected services include: expert mediated searching; proactive dissemination of selected nursing information; creation and maintenance of online nursing user guides; effective and innovative client-centered education services; and individual and group consultations on nursing information discovery, retrieval, and management. To learn more about the HSL, please visit www.hsl.unc.edu.

    Salary: The minimum salary for professional librarians at the Health Sciences Library is $45,000; salary will be commensurate with related education and experience. For full job description and to apply, visit www.library.unc.edu/jobs/nursing-liaison-librarian-health-sciences-library/. (026)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 04/02/2014
  • Location:
    Oregon

    The university archivist is responsible for the day-to-day management and long-term development of Oregon Health & Science University’s (OHSU’s) archives program. Reporting to the head, Historical Collections & Archives (HC&A), the university archivist contributes positive, expansive vision to HC&A, seeking new ways to build collections, enhance access, and engage audiences. Supervising a staff of 1.0–2.0 FTE, the position manages accessioning, arrangement, description, preservation, and storage of collections in all formats. The university archivist leads digitization projects for collections under his or her care and plays a major role in the library’s emerging digital preservation and curation activities. With critical responsibility for growth, relevance, sustainability, and innovation in the archives program, the position dedicates significant effort to collaborative work with donors, faculty, students, staff, and alumni, demonstrating outcomes through presentations, exhibits, events, publications, and reports. As a colleague and supervisor, the university archivist fosters a culture of productivity, knowledge sharing, and user orientation.

    Salary: Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, minimum $50,000. This is a nontenured, 12-month faculty position at the level of assistant professor. Applications: To apply please visit www.ohsujobs.com and search for position IRC42692. Applications should include a resume, a letter of introduction, and contact information for 3 references. Screening of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. OHSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status. Applicants with disabilities can request reasonable accommodation by contacting the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503.494.5148. (024)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 04/02/2014
  • Location:
    Florida

    The University of Florida Libraries seeks a creative and service-oriented nursing and consumer health liaison librarian at the Health Science Center Library to provide reference assistance and consultations, instruction, outreach, and collection management to the College of Nursing as well as consumer health services to the Academic Health Center faculty and students. This tenure-track faculty position serves as a member of the Biomedical and Health Information Services team and is responsible for special projects, such as collection reviews, development of web-based resources, and service evaluation.

    Salary: $46,417, minimum. For more information and to apply please refer to www.uflib.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html or email bonniesmith@ufl.edu. (023)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 03/26/2014
  • Location:
    California

    General Information: The University of Southern California (USC) Norris Medical Library seeks an innovative, energetic, and service-oriented individual to provide outstanding leadership for the library’s Division of Collection Resources. In addition to collection development responsibilities, the successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating the library’s efforts in open access and scholarly communication issues including archiving and preservation, particularly for digital collections. The Norris Medical Library is an academic medical research library serving the Schools and Departments of Medicine, Pharmacy, Occupational Science, and Biokinesiology/Physical Therapy. The library is strongly user focused and committed to providing faculty, students, and staff access to a wide variety of electronic information resources, including books, journals, bioinformatics tools, databases, evidence-based resources, and mobile resources. The library contains 147,000 volumes and receives 3,055 current electronic journals. The staff of 39 FTE includes 14 librarians. For additional information, see the library’s web pages www.usc.edu/nml/.

    Responsibilities: Collection development: Select appropriate books, journals, and databases for purchase; oversee approval plans; solicit and respond to faculty input; weed older materials; maintain awareness of current Health Science Campus programs and research priorities; negotiate pricing with vendors; and collaborate with head, Metadata and Content Management, in negotiating licenses for new electronic resources, and in monitoring their use. Financial oversight of acquisitions. Prepare and monitor collection budget of $3.8 million for print and electronic book, journal, and database purchases. Integrated library system (ILS) administration: Supervise system use by library staff, plan and manage system upgrades, modify system parameters as needed, respond to staff requests for assistance, and produce management reports. Track ILS technology and developments. Curation of historical collections. Oversight of divisional operations. Work with head, Metadata and Content Management, to supervise staff, adjust work assignments, plan special projects, and plan and implement departmental automated systems. Scholarly communication monitoring: Coordinate library’s efforts in open access and scholarly communication issues including archiving and preservation, particularly for digital collections. Serve on the senior management team assisting the director in library planning, management, and innovation. Prepare administrative and statistical reports for the director. Professional involvement: Assume leadership positions in local and national library organizations and contribute to publications and conferences.

    Qualifications: MLS from an ALA-accredited library school and a minimum of 5 years’ experience, preferably in an academic health sciences library. Strong oral and written skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with culturally diverse library users and adult learners. Demonstrated creativity and initiative. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Intellectually curious and comfortable with change.

    Salary: $65,000–$80,000, based upon experience and qualifications. Status: This position is in a continuing-appointment track, the USC Libraries’ equivalent to tenure. Benefits: 37 1/2-hour week; 22 vacation days; paid sick leave; disability plan; retirement plan (TIAA/CREF and other options); tuition assistance; paid medical, dental, and life insurance; credit union; group auto and homeowner’s insurance available. How to apply: Applications must be submitted via USC’s online faculty application website: https://jobs.usc.edu/postings/18552/. As part of the application, candidates must upload in Word or PDF a cover letter and curriculum vitae. For more information about this position, contact Leslie Jones, USC Norris Medical Library, 323.442.1130; email, lesliecj@usc.edu. USC values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply. (021)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 03/19/2014
  • Location:
    Illinois

    The University of Illinois–Chicago (UIC) Library of the Health Sciences (LHS) seeks a faculty librarian to lead the Access to Resources Department in Chicago. The Access to Resources Department provides local and remote access to information resources, both electronic and print, via a variety of user services, including circulation, reserves, document delivery, and interlibrary loan to the health sciences community. In addition to providing leadership and supervision to a department of 11.5 FTE staff positions, the access to resources librarian serves as the primary LHS Chicago administrator for initiatives that span the Library of the Health Sciences and provides liaison to operational units that support the University Library as a whole. This position also oversees operations related to building security and maintenance after hours.

    Salary: $70,000, minimum. For fullest consideration apply by 4/11/14, with cover letter, supporting resume, and the name and address of at least 3 references. For a complete position description and to apply: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=40575. UIC is an AA/EOE. (022)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 03/19/2014
  • Location:
    Texas

    Responsibilities: Plan and administer new library facility and program of services for a health sciences center projected to include patient care services, workforce training programs, undergraduate and graduate instruction, research labs, and community outreach. The University of Houston Libraries are a member of the Association of Research Libraries, the Greater Western Library Alliance, the Hathi Trust, the Council on Library and Information Resources, the Digital Library Federation, and the Texas Digital Library.

    Salary: $75,000–$80,000 expected hiring range, depending on qualifications. For a complete position announcement and further information: info.lib.uh.edu/about/employment/. The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. (020)

    Job Posted:
    Wed, 03/19/2014