Position open at College of Medicine-Phoenix Library
Posted by Editor on September 11, 2008
The UA College of Medicine seeks an entry level Instructional Services Librarian (rank of Assistant Librarian- Continuing -Eligible) to work in a dynamic environment and to support the discovery, use, and integration of library resources and services, and provide support in the integration of new technologies in the delivery of information services. Reporting to the Head, Arizona Health Sciences Library-Phoenix, this Librarian provides service in the areas of instruction, reference, research, outreach, and collection development to assess and fulfill the information needs of the students, faculty and staff of the AHSL-P. This position requires professional development, contribution and service in addition to performance of job responsibilities. This position has primary responsibility for ensuring appropriate library staffing during evenings and weekends.
- The College of Medicine recognizes the value of diversity of people, thought, perspective and experience. As the sole allopathic medical college in the state of Arizona, the UA COM’s mission includes the provision of its services and resources to all Arizona residents. The College’s commitment to creating and supporting programs that enhance diversity of thought, background, ethnicity and perspective, and which attract a diverse faculty to serve diverse populations is evident in part through the following programs: the National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, the Arizona Hispanic Center of Excellence, the Office of Outreach and Multicultural Affairs, the Native American Research and Training Center, and the award winning Telemedicine program.
- The department is seeking an individual who is able to work with diverse students, trainees and colleagues, and who has experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.
- Master’s Degree in library and/or information science.
- Experience in health information delivery, including database searching, computer applications, finding quality health information on the Internet, and using library automation.
- Experience in an academic or research library or other education organization.
- Two years experience in medical, health or professional education.
- Demonstrated knowledge of current information service trends and/or demonstrated interest in public service.
- Demonstrated knowledge of working independently and collaboratively within the changing academic library environment.
- Demonstrated skills in public service and instruction.
- Evidence of interest in professional development that will enhance the candidate’s value to the Libraries, the University, the profession of librarianship, or the scholarly community.
- Evidence of effective written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
- Established expertise in working with diverse communities.