COLLEGE OF ALLIED HEALTH LIAISON LIBRARIAN

Location
Greenville, Pitt County
Posted
Mar 08, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description: Laupus Library, East Carolina University (ECU) seeks an enthusiastic, service-oriented individual for the position of College of Allied Health Liaison Librarian. This librarian is a member of the Information Services Department and supports the ECU College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS) by working with students and teaching faculty to provide reference assistance and access to information to support learning. Other duties of this position include providing evidence based literature searches, instruction and assistance on information resources and databases both onsite and via the web, consultations with research faculty to provide professional literature searching, partnering with teaching faculty to provide library and information literacy instruction classes or other learning objects for students, and working scheduled shifts at the reference desk including some Saturdays. This librarian is expected to be active in professional library organizations and to maintain membership eligibility for the Medical Library Association Academy of Health Information Professionals. This librarian reports to the Assistant Director for User Services. Primary Duties: Serve as a library liaison to students and faculty in CAHS by providing targeted reference and information seeking support Routinely interact and communicate with students and faculty to assess information needs in support of curriculum and research, and respond with appropriate library services or resources Teach library and information skills programs and assist in design and development of instruction, including evaluation of instruction Provide reference assistance in regular shifts within Laupus Library Participate in evaluating and advocating for new resources and/or services on behalf of the College of Allied Health Sciences Serve on committees and projects with other Laupus Library colleagues Represent Laupus Library at meetings and similar work related events; Maintain professional demeanor, behavior and ethics Participate in scholarly activities and professional service Participate in professional development classes or other activities regularly Perform other similar and related duties as assigned. Fixed term appointment available at the level of Assistant Professor or higher.

Minimum Qualifications: ALA-accredited master's degree or international equivalent in library or information science. Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and users Ability to evaluate, learn and master new technologies for implementation Ability to teach adults one-on-one or in groups using a variety of educational methods Use of current instructional technology and design techniques Knowledge of current health sciences information technologies Understanding of the discipline to which assigned as liaison Demonstrated knowledge of current biomedical information resources Familiarity with academic health centers Previous experience working in an Academic Health Sciences Library or related coursework Experience working with the public or consulting with people to provide services and/or resources Knowledge of and interest in current library related technologies and their applications Experience or knowledge of medical terminology or current biomedical trends Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Special Instructions to Applicants: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents. Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of Three References (noting contact information)

Date Initial Screening Begins: 04-06-2014

Job Close Date: Open Until Filled