Waukesha, WI: Health Sciences Librarian – Carroll University

Contact Name: Human Resources

Contact Email : vanessa@jobelephant.com

Institution/Organization Name: Carroll University

Job Location: Waukesha, WI

Job Title: Health Sciences Librarian

Application Deadline : 2/26/2017

Years of Experience Required:

Link to Job Posting: http://apptrkr.com/953260

Job Description: Health Sciences Librarian

Carroll University

Classification: Librarian- Administrative Staff- Full Time
Reports to: Library Director
Description: The Health Sciences Librarian is the liaison to the Departments of Health and Medicine; Department of Human Movement Sciences; Department of Nursing; Doctor of Physical Therapy; and Department of Life Sciences (Biology and Environmental Science). This position is in charge of all aspects of library services associated with these department’s undergraduate and graduate programs.

Other:

• Candidates must be willing and able to support and advance the University mission.

Job #1617-063

Apply Now At: http://apptrkr.com/953260

Responsibilities:
Collection Development:

• Maintains current curriculum-based monograph collections for all assigned programs.
• Monitors usage statistics for print and electronic science and health science journals (with assistance from the serials librarian).
• Evaluates relevant scholarly information resources such article databases and clinical knowledge systems.
• Communicates with faculty regarding purchase of library resources that support their curricula.
• Informs faculty of upgrades or interface changes of electronic resources such as article databases, clinical knowledge systems, and electronic reference services.
Information Literacy & Instruction:
• Collaborate with liaison area faculty to integrate information literacy instruction into the curriculum.
• Develop course or assignment specific library instruction as requested by individual faculty.
• Provide web-based research support for students through on-line tutorials and library subject guides.
• Participate in teaching Evidence-Based Medicine research skills component of the Nursing, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant, Athletic Training, Occupational Therapy, Public Health, and Exercise Science curricula.
• Provide individual research support for faculty and students in all liaison areas.
• Participate in general education information literacy instruction and research assistance
• Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Education and Experience:

• MLIS or MLS from an ALA accredited graduate program
• Education or work-related experience in the health sciences preferred
• Experience in a medical or academic library preferred
• Teaching experience preferred
• Continuing education course work relating to Evidence-Based Practice for Health Information Professionals

Technology skills:

• Superior technology skills
• Experience with on-line instruction software applications

 

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