Medical Librarian

Columbia, SC
Sep 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00318PO17 Classification Title Library Manager I Internal Title Medical Librarian Campus School of Medicine Greenville 07 College/Division School of Medicine Greenville Department School of Medicine - Greenville Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $32,838 Advertised Salary Range $32,838 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Standard hours of operation to be determined by supervisor

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Administrative

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Works collaboratively with the GHS Library Director to assess student and faculty information needs that keep students, faculty and staff in touch with emerging technologies and electronic information tools in the field of medicine, nursing, and allied health.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree in library science or related field, or bachelor's degree and 2 years related experience. Degree must be from an ALA accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters Degree and 1 year of library experience. Working knowledge of USCSOMG policies and procedures. Experience with medical care and education. Experience working with students. Experience working in a medical environment


Proficient with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. Knowledge of library organization, research methodology, procedures, aims and services. Knowledge of bibliographical principles, publishing industry, reference source materials, cataloging and classification. Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative. Ability to perform detailed and complex routines with an electronic information system. Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy, completeness and thoroughness in work. Skill in the development and preparation of instructional aids. Ability to integrate new technology into curricula. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Communicate effectively. Person must have working knowledge of USCSOMG policies and procedures. Must have experience with medical care and education

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 10/02/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 09/19/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a master's degree in library science or related field, or bachelor's degree and 2 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Media File
  5. Other Supporting Documents
  6. Research Portfolio
  7. Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications