TraCS Knowledge Management Librarian
Department: Health Sciences Library
Position Summary: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library (HSL) seeks an experienced, collaborative, enthusiastic, and outreach-oriented individual for the position of TraCS Knowledge Management Librarian. As a member of the HSL User Services Department, the individual in this position will work closely with staff and researcher members of the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (TraCS) Institute http: tracs.unc.edu which is the university's Clinical and Translational Science Award unit. The librarian in this position will report to the Bioinformatics and Translational Science Librarian at the Health Sciences Library (http: www.hsl.unc.edu AboutLib Staff staff.cfm) with direction provided by the Program Director of the TraCS Institute. The librarian will have office spaces in both locations. The librarian is a member of the HSL Health and Natural Sciences Team and the User Services Department of the Health Sciences Library. This position will work closely with TraCS funding resources staff and Research Navigators. The TraCS Knowledge Management Librarian is a liaison and ambassador, fostering clear communication and consultation between the University's translational science community and a number of groups. These groups include campus libraries, UNC System contacts, TraCS Institute staff, members of the TraCS administrative group, TraCS partners, Health Sciences Library staff, the UNC at Chapel Hill Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, staff of the Office of Research Development, and UNC General Administration.
Education Requirements: ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science.
Qualification and Experience: REQUIRED ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science, or a graduate degree in a related discipline. Advanced searching experience in a range of health and life sciences bibliographic databases. Demonstrated understanding of the work of research scientists and of scientific processes. Demonstrated ability to conceptualize new solutions to administrators' and researchers' information data organization and access needs. Strong working knowledge of computer tools used for information organization, management and analysis (spreadsheets, databases, and bibliographic management software). Knowledge of bibliometrics and changing trends in measuring the impact of scientific research. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage time and set priorities. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to reach out to new and non-traditional clientele. Ability to work collaboratively with diverse colleagues in different work settings. Enthusiasm for working in an innovative, evolving and time-sensitive environment. PREFERRED Advanced degree in a biomedical science. Experience teaching or training. Experience providing knowledge management services in a corporate or research environment. Experience searching for grant and other funding opportunities. Academic medical or health sciences library experience. Knowledge of NIH Public Access Policy, NSF data management policies, and the Public Access Compliance Monitor (http: www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov utils pacm ).
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