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Health Sciences Librarian

Job description


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-02-16
Req: R-269


470-NN - Librarian 2

Business Title:

Health Sciences Librarian

Additional Titles:



Employee Type:


Job Family:

Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible, Faculty - Administrative - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Health Sciences Librarian works closely with other library faculty and staff to empower and inform the Health Sciences community through services and resources to advance education and scholarship.

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Information/Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited school.

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with large groups and individuals at all work levels.

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and desire to promote diversity.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and software applications.

  • A record showing commitment to customer service and the application of appropriate flexibility in response to issues and opposing points of view is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Educational background in the physical, health, or life sciences.

•Work experience in the health sciences.

•Experience working with or supporting Nursing faculty and students, practitioners, or other healthcare professionals.

•Familiarity with current trends in evidence-based medicine and health sciences librarianship.

•Familiarity with clinical research, and point-of-care resources.

•Experience creating instructional and outreach materials utilizing LibGuides or other systems.

Additional Information:

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.
FTE: 1.0; Full Time
Tenure Track (Faculty only): Yes
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent
Position Term in months: 12
City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA, 99202
Department Link: Spokane Academic Library
Background Check: Yes, this position has been determined to require a background check.
Screening Begin Date: March 15, 2021
Special Instructions to Applicants: Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Required Documents: Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/16/2021
Application Due: 4/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time