Clinical Education Librarian Position Available

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Reporting to the Hardin Library’s Coordinator, Education and Research, the Clinical Education Librarian plans, promotes and provides information services that support the needs of faculty, researchers, staff and students of the university’s five health sciences colleges and affiliated hospitals and clinics. The incumbent:

  • serves as the liaison to the Carver College of Medicine’s Office of Student Affairs and Curriculum and the Graduate Medical Education office by cultivating relationships with faculty and researchers to identify opportunities for library partnerships; 
  • works with faculty to integrate library education into the curriculum;
  • writes curriculum and provides instruction to students, staff and faculty one-on-one and in group settings;
  • provides reference service at public services desks;
  • assists users with research and information management tools;
  • serves as Hardin Library’s expert on Evidence-Based Practice;
  • is proficient with current technologies and investigates new technologies;
  • works with others to develop and revise programs to respond to changing information needs;
  • serves on working groups/committees and participates in initiatives of the Libraries, health colleges, university, and hospital; and
  • contributes to and learns from the profession through such avenues as local, state and national professional organizations and publications.

 

Required Qualifications

  • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library and Information Science;
  • Three years post-Masters experience in a health sciences or life sciences library;
  • Experience providing instruction and reference services; 
  • Knowledge of Evidence-Based Practice concepts;
  • Experience with mobile devices, social networking and other new forms of technology
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity in the workplace or community;
  • Strong customer service and public services abilities;
  • Experience providing advanced information services, including searching biomedical literature and full-text databases;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work as part of a team; and
  • Demonstrated involvement in an area or areas of professional interest that will enhance the candidate’s value to the Libraries, the University, the profession of librarianship, or the scholarly community.