Health Sciences Librarian & Liaison to Nursing

Position Type: Permanent Staff

Department: Health Sciences Library - 552500

Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty Instructional

Vacancy ID: NF0002537

Position Summary: The Health Sciences Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks a person with curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking skills to provide expert search services in a variety of health subject areas and to serve as a liaison to the university's School of Nursing. This position provides proactive, client-centered, education, research, and information services using a variety of methods and technologies. The librarian performs work in client settings and in the library. The Health Sciences Librarian is part of a team of librarians, support staff, and library partners working to achieve the library's mission to manage information and knowledge to advance health and health care.

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Education Requirements: ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science, or related advanced degree

Qualification and Experience: Qualifications Required ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science, or related advanced degree, and minimum of two years' relevant post-degree work experience. Experience conducting expert-level literature searching in health subject areas. Demonstrated experience designing and teaching adult learners using scalable, interactive methods, both one-on-one and in groups, online and face-to-face. Demonstrated knowledge of the nursing literature and scholarly communication practices in the discipline. Evidence of project, priority, and time management skills and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Must be flexible and able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment with rapid changes. Preferred Education or work experience in a health discipline, or in instructional design or instructional technologies. Three or more years' experience working in an academic, hospital, or health sciences library. Familiarity with educational competency requirements in health professions and assessment of competencies. Familiarity or experience with interprofessional education and practice. Demonstrated participation in teams to conduct systematic reviews, practice guidelines, evidence synthesis, or consensus statements. Proficiency with at least one reference management tool and familiarity with systematic review software.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Freda McClain, HR Specialist

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: freda_mcclain@unc.edu