Medical Librarian - Podiatry

Philadelphia, USA, Pennsylvania
Oct 10, 2017
Temple University
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Medical Librarian, Podiatry will be responsible for a range of information services activities that support the mission and goals of the Temple University Health Sciences Center, with particular focus on the School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM). These activities include in-person and virtual reference services, support of new and emerging technologies, education programs and research consultation services. Provides instruction sessions on health sciences information resources (such as PubMed) to faculty, students and staff. Located primarily at the TUSPM library in the School of Podiatric Medicine, the librarian will also work as part of the larger cohort of health sciences librarians located at the Ginsburg Health Sciences Library. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Education and Experience:
ALA-accredited Master���s degree in library/information science. Experience with MS Office and familiarity with both Macintosh and PC desktop machines. Required Skills and Abilities: *Demonstrated knowledge of current trends and applications of new technologies in libraries.
*Aptitude for teaching and developing user-oriented documentation.
*Demonstrated experience with searching online databases and other information resources.
*Commitment to professional development.
*Excellent communication and teaching skills.
*Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

*Experience providing reference in an academic health sciences library and/or hospital library environment.
*Experience with PubMed, Web of Science, CINAHL or other biomedical information search systems. Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact. To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at Temple University's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University���s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.