Health Sciences Librarian - Arizona State Universities Libraries

Health Sciences Librarian:  The ASU Libraries invite applications for a health sciences librarian to work at the Downtown Phoenix campus Library.  Working in a dynamic environment, the librarian will collaborate with another health sciences librarian to promote the discovery, use and integration of library resources and services to faculty, staff and students in ASU’s College of Health Solutions and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation.  The librarian should be a self-starter and able to work independently and collaboratively in a changing academic environment.  Responsibilities include: reference service, faculty liaison, and other specialized public services (orientation, instruction and advanced reference) for all health sciences programs.  The health sciences librarian  works as a member of a single, collaborative organization and serves students, faculty, and staff at Arizona State University on all four campuses, as well as online.  The librarian reports to the Director, Downtown Phoenix campus Library.  This is a continuing track academic professional position, and the health sciences librarian participates in professional development, contribution, and service activities in keeping with the criteria for promotion and continuing status.

            Required Qualifications: ALA accredited Master of Library/Information Sciences degree to be completed by date of hire; knowledge of and/or training in the use of current information resources in medicine, nursing and allied health sciences.

            Preferred Qualifications: Post-MLS work experience in a health sciences library or an academic library as a health sciences information or subject specialist; experience working in an academic, research, medical or special library; experience in providing reference and/or instruction using evidence-based practice methodologies; experience developing collaborative partnerships with primary clientele and/or health sciences communities; experience with and/or knowledge of e-science and research data management services; experience with current instructional technologies; strong written and verbal communication skills.

            Salary: $49,000 minimum; rank of Assistant or Associate, depending on experience

The Arizona State University Libraries is a leader in innovative customer service and in the strength of its collections and ranks in the top 40 research libraries in North America.  The ASU Libraries include eight physical locations: Fletcher Library at the West campus, the Library at the Downtown Phoenix campus, the Library at the Polytechnic campus, and four libraries on the Tempe campus: Hayden Library, Noble Science and Engineering Library, Music Library, and Architecture and Environmental Design Library.  In addition, the Ross-Blakley Law Library serves the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.  The ASU Libraries support over 82,000 full-time and part-time students and over 3,000 faculty.  More information about the Arizona State University Libraries and the Downtown Phoenix campus Library can be found at lib.asu.edu  and lib.asu.edu/downtown.

Application Procedures: Application packet consists of a cover letter, comprehensive vita or resume, and names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of 3 recent professional references.  Send Attn.: Search Committee Health Sciences Librarian.  The application should be sent as a single (one) complete electronic file to Lillie Johnson, Lillie.Johnson@asu.edu. Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Jennifer Duvernay, Jennifer.Duvernay@asu.edu.

Application Deadline: Application deadline is February 6, 2015. If not filled, applications will be reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.

Other Information: Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States. A background check is required for employment. For more information regarding ASU and the visit our web site: www.asu.edu  . For the Tempe and/or Phoenix area please visit   www.visitarizona.com.  Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are welcomed and encouraged to apply.  Please see Arizona State University’s complete policy. The Arizona State University  Libraries actively encourages diversity among its applicants and work force, see the statement at www.asu.edu/titleIX/

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