Health & Human Services Librarian
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Actively engage with academic programs, and university and external communities in assigned subject areas
Teach research instruction sessions for assigned subjects and academic programs
Develop appropriate instructional and informational aids for students, faculty, and community patrons.
Serve as collection development liaison for assigned subjects, and expend budget lines for acquisition of materials.
Provide research and reference support for assigned subjects to students, faculty, and community patrons.
Conduct collection evaluations for all proposed new courses and curriculum changes in assigned departments
Participate in professional activities such as research, publication, and/or presentation at conferences
Communicate effectively and positively with diverse groups of individuals
Perform other duties as assigned
Minimum Education/Experience Requirements
Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science from a program accredited by the American Library Association
Preferred Education, Skills and Training Experience:
Professional experience in an academic library, health sciences library, or relevant clinical setting.
Two or more years of instructional or liaison experience in an academic research library
Experience with systematic reviews and evidence-based practice protocols
Familiarity with relevant health and human services databases (such as CINAHL, PubMed, Medline, Social Services Abstracts, or other related resources)
Knowledge of the research needs of students and faculty at a Doctoral Intensive Institution
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently
Ability to work effectively with diverse groups and to create an environment of mutual respect
Knowledge of relevant professional and technological issues in assigned areas
Ability to work effectively in an organization in which change is both necessary and constant
Demonstrated commitment to exceptional public service
Intellectual curiosity and adaptability
The following Application Materials must be attached to your electronic submission:
Names (including titles and company/institutions), addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 professional references. The Search Committee will not contact references before verifying permission with the candidate.
The review of applications will begin March 30. Anticipated start date is August 1, 2017. Appointment requires successful completion of background check.