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Clinical Information Librarian

University Libraries
Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library
Augusta University

 

The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Clinical Information Librarian. The primary focus of this non-tenure track faculty position is to support Augusta University’s clinical and educational mission through planning, development, delivery and evaluation of quality health information and instruction.

Required

  • Masters degree in library science from an ALA accredited institution
  • Experience in a health sciences library or other health sciences environment
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with current resources, vocabularies and research techniques in the biomedical sciences, specifically Evidence-Based Medicine tenets and teaching methodologies
  • Collaborative planning and problem solving abilities; ability to implement and manage programs and projects
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer service skills and abilities, especially an outgoing, entrepreneurial, client-centered focus
  • Evidence of ability to meet university standards in librarianship, teaching, publication and research, and service commensurate with faculty status

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years relevant professional experience
  • Familiarity with the academic health system and medical education environments
  • Experience working with clinicians, clinical faculty and students
  • Professional experience in health science librarianship or health sciences profession
  • Subject background in the health or life sciences, or in information technology
  • Experience in initiating creative and innovative information services programs
  • Experience with performing in-depth literature reviews including, but not limited to systematic reviews
  • Experience with LibGuides or other tools for developing online research guides
  • Pursuit of membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals
  • Experience in grant writing
  • Knowledge of best practices and emerging trends for instruction

Responsibilities

The Clinical Information Librarian participates in the departmental strategic planning process and serves as the embedded librarian to the Augusta University Health System and the Medical College of Georgia.

The Clinical Information Librarian provides library education and information services for clinical and educational clientele in a technically sophisticated environment. This includes: Development of goals and priorities based upon the strategic plan of the Library, Hospital System, and University; development of new programs; continuing assessment of programs; proactive quality service to clientele; and keeping informed of library, campus and university system-wide issues.

Specifically, the Clinical Information Librarian:

  • Serves as the embedded librarian to Augusta University Health and the clinical community.
  • Serves as an embedded librarian for the Medical College of Georgia.
  • Develops programs to meet the clinical needs of Augusta University Health residents, clinicians and faculty.
  • Works with third and fourth year students in the clinical setting to teach hands on use of library resources.
  • Facilitates evidence based practice among Augusta University Health System.
  • Develops and teaches instructional sessions for clinical groups.
  • Develops and teaches instructional sessions for first and second year medical students.
  • Collaborates with Research & Education Services in the delivery of other instruction and reference services.
  • Participates in clinical rounds and morning reports.
  • Assists with other projects as assigned.

Intra-Institutional Responsibilities

The Clinical Information Librarian serves as liaison to various Augusta University and Augusta University Health educational, accrediting, faculty and other committees to fulfill responsibilities as a faculty member.

Extra-Institutional Responsibilities

The Clinical Information Librarian is active professionally in local, regional, and national professional associations and contributes to the professional literature.

Salary and Benefits

This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, Teachers’ Retirement System, and other retirement options. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three references online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Women and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. Augusta University Medical Center is a patient- and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success.

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

 

Updated: July 26, 2017


Scholarly Communications Librarian

University Libraries
Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library
Augusta University

 

The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Scholarly Communications Librarian, a non-tenure track faculty position with an appointment as Assistant Professor. The primary focus will be to grow a dynamic program to support scholarship for the health sciences

Required:

  • Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association-accredited program
  • Minimum of 2 years professional post-MLS experience or library equivalent experience

Preferred:

  • Familiar with current trends and emerging issues in scholarly communications
  • Knowledge of current metadata schemas, standards, and institutional repository platforms such as Dublin Core, METS, DOI, ORCID, and DSpace.
  • Familiar with data management issues such as organization standards, funding agencies requirements, and preservation
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as plan, coordinate, and implement programs in a timely matter
  • Knowledge of relevant intellectual property and publication issues
  • Evidence of ability to meet university standards in librarianship, teaching, publication and research, and service

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Chair of Content Management, the Scholarly Communications Librarian will be responsible for planning, implementing, and leading outreach activities promoting the institutional repository and other scholarly communication initiatives to include issues related to intellectual property and open access of scholarly output at the University. This position will also provide a data management plan consultation service, research impact reports and participate in grant support for research faculty. The successful candidate will provide best practice standards in maintaining the University’s electronic theses and dissertations and coordinate efforts for new open access publications on campus.

Intra-Institutional Responsibilities:

The Scholarly Communications Librarian will serve as liaison for a health sciences college and will serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member.

Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:

The Scholarly Communications Librarian is expected to be active professional in local, regional, and national associations and will contribute to the professional literature.

Salary and Benefits:

This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, Teachers’ Retirement System, and other retirement options. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three references online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Women and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. Augusta University Medical Center is a patient- and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success.

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

Updated October 9, 2017