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Listings below appear chronologically and geographically. List is up to date as of March 5, 2014.
Digital Services Librarian–Temporary Appointment
University of California–Berkeley: Hiring Range: associate librarian I – associate librarian III.
Salary: $53,116–$59,119 per annum. Deadline to apply: 3/17/14. Complete ad and how to apply at https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00357. (017)
Clinical Engagement Librarian
Florida International University (FIU) is a comprehensive university offering 340 majors in 188 degree programs in 23 colleges and schools, with innovative bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs across all disciplines including medicine, public health, law, journalism, hospitality, and architecture. FIU is Carnegie-designated as both a research university with high research activity and a community-engaged university. Located in the heart of the dynamic south Florida urban region, our multiple campuses serve over 50,000 students, placing FIU among the 10 largest universities in the nation. Our annual research expenditures in excess of $100 million and our deep commitment to engagement have made FIU the go-to solutions center for issues ranging from local to global. FIU leads the nation in granting bachelor’s degrees, including in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields, to minority students and is first in awarding STEM master’s degrees to Hispanics. Our students, faculty, and staff reflect Miami’s diverse population, earning FIU the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution. At FIU, we are proud to be “Worlds Ahead!” For more information about FIU, visit www.fiu.edu.
Description: Florida’s newly accredited FIU College of Medicine is currently seeking candidates for an open-rank, full-time, nontenure clinical engagement librarian (CEL) position who will be responsible for developing and coordinating medical library services for clinical faculty, residents, and medical students in affiliated partner institutions, and provide library support for the school’s growing clinical enterprise. The qualified candidate will participate in library academic teaching activities, including the preparation of course-based resource guides and the discovery of assessment tools. The CEL will act as a liaison to clinical department chairs and clerkship coordinators and will facilitate access to library resources for off-campus clientele. In addition, the CEL will contribute to the medical library, college, and university though teaching, service, and research.
Required: Minimum qualifications include master’s degree in library/information science from an American Library Association–accredited program and a minimum of three (3) years professional experience in an academic health science or clinical/hospital library.
Preferred: Preferred qualifications include familiarity with instructional and emerging information technologies, the ability to troubleshoot technical access problems and to effectively communicate with the IT staffs at clinical sites, the ability to work independently and collaboratively, and excellent interpersonal written and oral communication skills.
Salary: Starting salary is $52,000, commensurate with experience. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by 3/19/14. Review will continue until position is filled. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to job opening ID 507288 at careers.fiu.edu and attach letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and listing of 3 professional references in a single PDF file. FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an equal opportunity, equal access affirmative action employer. (016)
Biomedical/Research Services Liaison
The University of Minnesota Libraries invites applications for a biomedical/research services liaison position in the Bio-Medical Library. We seek applicants who are innovative and flexible, offer subject expertise and technology skills, and possess an understanding of research processes in the sciences to provide leadership and help shape the future of library services. The biomedical/research services liaison will support designated academic departments and research centers affiliated with the university’s Academic Health Center, forging relationships with researchers and graduate students and responding to the university’s focus on translational science and interdisciplinary research. The position will also provide leadership and programmatic direction for the research support services offered by the Bio-Medical Library.
Salary: $50,000 minimum. For a complete description and list of qualifications and to apply, go to https://employment.umn.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=672142. (014)
The University of Minnesota Libraries invites applications for a pharmacy liaison position in the Bio-Medical Library. We seek applicants who are innovative and flexible, offer subject expertise and technology skills, and possess an understanding of research processes in the sciences to provide leadership and help shape the future of library services. The pharmacy liaison will support the education, research, and outreach activities of the College of Pharmacy. Core responsibilities include developing collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, and students of the college, and creating new tools, programs and initiatives that respond to trends in patient care, scientific research, and interprofessional education.
Salary: $50,000 minimum. For a complete description and list of qualifications and to apply, go to https:// employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=117877. (015)
Job Summary: Under general supervision, this position is accountable for administering and maintaining a professional health sciences library consistent with the Joint Commission accreditation standards and Medical Library Association criteria and provides day-to-day assistance for the information needs of physicians, employees, residents, and students. Areas of accountability include training and orientations of library users, the technical applications related to circulation and cataloging functions, the provision of materials and services to meet the patient care, education, and research information needs of physicians, residents, hospital staff, allied health students in affiliated programs, and other health care providers.
Required: Master’s degree in library science required. Membership (certification) in the Academy of Health Information Professionals preferred. Minimum 3 − 5 years experience in a medical library.
Salary: $50,000−$70,000 annually. To get more information and to apply for this position, please visit www.childrenscentralcal.org and go to the Careers @ Children’s page. (010)
Assistant, Associate or University Librarian/Director
Charlotte Edwards Maguire Medical Library, College of Medicine, Florida State University (FSU), #36840.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in library or information science (MLS or MSLS) from an ALA-accredited program. Minimum of 3 years of relevant academic medical library experience. Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) membership.
Responsibilities: Please see FSU Job Posting for complete details at https://jobs.fsu.edu.
Salary: Anticipate hiring at a rate of $70,000 to negotiable depending on education, skills, and experience. How to Apply: If qualified and interested in this vacancy as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu, Job ID #36840. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include work history and all education details (if applicable) even if attaching a resume. FSU is an equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro disabled & veteran employer. (012)
Health & Human Services Librarian/Lecturer
Position opening at University of North Carolina–Wilmington (UNC) for health & human services librarian/lecturer.
Salary: $45,000–$48,500. www.uncw.edu/hr/joblistings_epa/14F082.html. (011)
Assistant Director for HEALWA
The University of Washington Health Sciences Library seeks an innovative librarian with expertise in instruction, outreach, and clinical health information to join the Health Evidence Resource for Washington State (HEALWA) program. HEALWA provides evidence-based health information and continuing education (CE) to licensed health care providers across the state of Washington. Duties include: leading web portal development and promotion, identifying and licensing resources, developing online training materials, and communicating and engaging with stakeholders.
Salary: $56,000, minimum. To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, 3/21/14. For complete position details and to apply, visit www.lib.washington.edu/about/employment/librarians/assistant-director-for-healwa. (013)
Library Services Manager
Health is our business. Make it yours. At Kaiser Permanente, we realize that it takes more than expert medical care to be one of the nation’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. It takes advanced technologies, state-of-art facilities, and the people to support them. Come impact your future, and the future of care. Join us in Portland, OR. In this role, you will plan, manage, and carry out the effective delivery of library services in support of the Center for Health Research’s (CHR’s) mission and goals. You will hire, train, and manage library personnel under the supervision of the CHR’s chief operating officer. If you would like to hear the Kaiser Permanente story as told by our employees, watch the videos at kp.org/jobs/video/. Follow us on twitter.com/KPCareers or visit the KP Careers tab on facebook.com/KPThrive.
Qualifications include: ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science; additional advanced degree in a health sciences–related field preferred. At least 5 years of library management experience; 10 years of library management experience preferred. At least 10 years of library work experience; 12 years of library work experience in a medical, health, or research setting preferred. Research reference experience in a medical, health, or research setting. Research experience in support of grant and proposal writing preferred. Indexing and online searching experience. Experience with computerized library systems, including bibliographic management software. Experience with systematic review processes and searching for gray literature preferred. Knowledge of library reference resources and of online information databases. The ability to search databases using Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). The ability to comprehend complex research issues in professional scientific literature. The ability to conduct searches in MEDLINE, the Cochrane Library, and other subject-specific databases preferred. Knowledge of the current state of scholarly publishing (e.g., open access, copyright, author identifiers) preferred. End-user knowledge of database programs such as Microsoft Access preferred. Basic knowledge of HTML preferred.
Salary: $66,740–$91,460. For immediate consideration, please send your resume to Christine.Ann.Thompson@kp.org and visit jobs.kp.org for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 228168. Individuals who are bilingual or have multicultural or diverse patient population experience are encouraged to apply. Equal opportunity employer. Drug-free workplace. This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures. (009)
Medical Library Association
Last Updated: 2014 March 05