Camden, NJ: Research & Reference Librarian – Cooper Medical School of Rowan University

Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.
About the position:

* Supports the faculty, staff, undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education of the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the Cooper Health Care System
* Tenure track position for Librarian III or Librarian II with an ALA accredited master’s degree
* Part of a fast growing university on three campuses includes both a new allopathic and an established osteopathic medical school
* Expected to serve on committees on both the Camden and Glassboro campuses

The successful candidate in this position will:

* Demonstrate knowledge of scholarly research and publishing processes and resources, including journal selection criteria, citation management, open access, peer review, and legal/ethical issues
* Inform and educate faculty, staff and students of trends and policy issues related to models of scholarly communication
* Demonstrate a strong commitment to outstanding reference service and improving the user experience
* Demonstrate teaching ability in both a group setting and through one-on-one instruction
* Cultivate relationships, assess information needs of the community through outreach, consultation, training and current awareness
* Demonstrate commitment to learn and pursue appropriate presentation and publication opportunities expected for a library faculty member on the tenure track (Combined)
* Plan, coordinate, implement and juggle concurrent projects in response to shifting priorities
* Work in collaboration with other librarians and partner with faculty, staff and student

* Professional experience of at least 1 year post MLS in an academic, medical or special library environment
* Proficiency in quickly locating and screening medical literature in accordance with client needs
* Skilled in constructing complex literature search strategies in multiple databases
* Experience and desire to support and participate in scholarly research and publication
* Excellent customer service skills are required along with a commitment to customer service
* Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills
* Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
* Strong analytical and organizational skills

* At least 1 year experience in a medical/clinical/hospital library environment
* Experience in building collaborative relationships with healthcare professionals through activities such as outreach, instruction and participation in clinical meetings/committees
* Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development and participation in professional activities

The successful candidate for this position may be hired at the rank of Librarian III (entry level) or Librarian II (five years experience) depending on qualifications
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

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