5 Years of Experience Required
The Professional Service Librarian is responsible for assuring that the information resources in the Health Sciences Library are current and organized in such a fashion that they are readily accessible. He/she will make recommendations regarding the contents of the collection and the incorporation of new technology into the library. The Professional Service Librarian will assist library users in the procurement of needed materials and will ensure that the Library remains in compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
Education: Master's Library & Information Science with emphasis in medical librarianship from an ALA accredited library school. Completed coursework in Medical Librarianship required.
Experience: Five or more years of progressive medical library experience in all aspects of library operations including reference, cataloging, acquisitions, collection development and circulation.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledgeable in the areas of computerized bibliographic retrieval and networks, and their applications in medical libraries. Advanced knowledge of automated library systems and overall library functions. Strong project management skills to lead a project from inception to completion. Ability to work independently and prioritize work functions. Experienced user of Microsoft Office Suite specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Familiarity and experience with medical terminology.
Sit: Up to 8 hours/day
Stand/Walk: 3-6 hours
Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours
Reach: Up to 3 hours
Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 8 hrs
Lift/Push/Pull: 15 lbs
This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.