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Listings below appear chronologically and geographically. List is up to date as of December 11, 2013.
The Lamar Soutter Library, University of Massachusetts Medical School–Worcester, is recruiting for the third of 3 newly created paid fellowship positions aimed at recently graduated master’s of library science (MLS) professionals. The 2-year fellowship combines opportunities for work, study, and research. We are looking for candidates who are interested in building a career in medical librarianship.
Salary: $43,000, yearly. Job description and application available at https://careers-umms.icims.com/jobs/21916/library-fellow/job. For more information, contact Jane Fama. (075)
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC): The programs director will oversee planning, directing, and marketing of library initiatives and programs, prioritizing library projects based on feasibility, use of resources, and institutional impact. The programs director will mentor and manage a team of Informationists, and provide guidance to education design and user experience strategists. Person in this position will work closely and collaborate with the director for library operations and knowledge management strategist to ensure seamless integration of library programming. The programs director is expected to work with CUMC senior administrators and faculty, translating their information needs into innovative service delivery models. The library is particularly interested in an individual with strengths in program development and implementation, communication, and project leadership project management. The person in this position will report to the executive director of the Health Sciences Library.
Salary: $85,000. Applications are encouraged from energetic, creative, and service-oriented individuals interested in collaboration, teamwork, and innovation. Application link: https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=58467. (073)
Web/Database Development Librarian
The University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented individual to join the Web Development Group as web/database development librarian. This position is responsible for design, development, maintenance, testing, and technical management of the ADL database, web applications, user interface, and administrative tools and utilities. Reporting to the head of the Web Development Group, the individual in this position works collaboratively with the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) integrated library system (ILS) network director and the director of the AHEC Digital Library to plan, design, support, and implement new technologies and procedures for all AHEC library programs and other clinical support programs.
Salary: The minimum salary for professional librarians at the Health Sciences Library is $45,000. For a complete vacancy announcement and application instructions, please visit www.library.unc.edu/jobs/webdatabase-development-librarian-health-sciences-library/. (074)
Head of Research and Education
The Virginia Commonwealth University (VUC) Libraries invite applications and nominations for the position of head of research and education. The VCU Libraries seek a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and knowledgeable individual to lead the libraries’ research and education department. The head will lead a team in developing, promoting, and delivering knowledge-based support to programs on the Medical College of Virginia Campus and will develop outreach initiatives for targeted communities. The successful candidate will join a culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.
Required: ALA-accredited graduate degree or an accredited graduate degree in an appropriate discipline and a minimum of 3 years of professional experience in a health sciences library environment are required.
Salary: Minimum of $60,000 annually. Review of applications begins 1/02/14 and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred qualifications, application procedures, and other information are available in the complete position description at www.library.vcu.edu/admin/jobs/ and at www.pubinfo.vcu.edu/facjobs/home.asp. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. (072)
Instructional Design Librarian
Weill Cornell Medical College (New York, NY) is seeking applicants for the position: instructional design librarian. The successful candidate will design, develop, and deliver instructional programming in a variety of formats for the Weill Cornell Medical Library, New York, and the Distributed e-Library, Weill Cornell–Qatar, and will advise on copyright and fair use.
Salary: $63,000, minimum. Please see library.med.cornell.edu/About/career.html for the complete job description and information on applying. (071)
Systems Librarian , University Libraries, Georgia Regents University (GRU)
The University Libraries of Georgia Regents University invite applications for the position of systems librarian. The primary focus of this non-tenure-track faculty position is the support and development of library systems, including the integrated library system (ILS). The position provides SQL-based reports from the ILS, provides effective use of technologies for the libraries, recommends software and trains staff on a variety of software packages, and performs liaison and other university-related duties.
Salary: $53,000. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure-track). Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. A full description is at www.gru.edu/jobs/faculty/. (070)
Medical Library Association
Last Updated: 2013 December 11