Current Opportunities

Nursing Information Librarian

Scholarship and Data Librarian


Nursing Information Librarian

Job ID#14376
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 Nursing Information Librarian. The primary focus of this non-tenure track faculty position is to provide health information literacy instruction and research assistance for College of Nursing faculty, students and staff.

Required

  • Master's degree in library science from an American Library Association-accredited program
  • Familiarity with electronic health information resources and reference services
  • Experience with or strong desire to become proficient in the use of presentation technologies to design instructional support materials in multiple media formats
  • Strong user-focused public services orientation
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to work collaboratively in a cross-trained team environment
  • Evidence of good judgment and organizational skills
  • Evidence of ability to meet university standards in librarianship, teaching, publication and research, and service commensurate with faculty status

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year relevant professional experience
  • Familiarity with the academic health center environment and the role of the library within it
  • Experience working with nursing faculty, students and/or clinicians
  • Professional experience in health science librarianship or nursing 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
  • Experience in grant writing
  • Knowledge of best practices and emerging trends for instruction

Responsibilities

The Nursing Information Librarian provides personalized and customized research and education support via an embedded service model to College of Nursing and nursing clinical departments. The successful candidate will develop customized instruction, both in-person and online, throughout the nursing curriculum. This position will be responsible for providing specialized reference and research consultations for nursing faculty and students. Assisting clinical nursing faculty and staff within the integrated health care system find evidence-based resources for patient care and teaching will also be required. The Nursing Information Librarian will work collaboratively with library faculty to support instruction, collection development, distance education and emerging instructional technology within the department and university. This position is responsible for providing information services to distance nursing students and faculty located at remote clinical campus sites.

Intra-Institutional Responsibilities

The Nursing Information Librarian will be the embedded liaison for College of Nursing educational and accrediting committees, and serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member.

Extra-Institutional Responsibilities

The Nursing Information Specialist is expected to be active professionally in the 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). Generous benefits include a competitive health package, Tuition Assistance Program, campus wellness facilities, Perks at Work discount program, Teachers’ Retirement System, and other retirement options. Support for professional development is also available. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Augusta is a vibrant community with an affordable cost of living. Schools in the area are desirable and include several magnet schools. Augusta University is developing a new Cyber Institute in town in partnership with the local Army base. Augusta hosts the annual Masters Golf Tournament as well as an annual ironman competition. It also has a lively arts community and is the home of the Greenjackets minor league baseball team, an affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Augusta is near other attractive communities to visit such as Atlanta, Savannah, Columbia, SC and Asheville, NC.

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

How to Apply

In order to be formally considered for employment at Augusta University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references. Please submit as one document. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/ Job ID #14376.

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 23, 2018

Scholarship and Data Librarian

Job ID#13336
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 Scholarship and Data 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 1 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 Scholarship and Data 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 Scholarship and Data 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 Scholarship and Data 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.

Augusta is a vibrant community with an affordable cost of living. Schools in the area are desirable and include several magnet schools. Augusta University is developing a new Cyber Institute in town in partnership with the local Army base. Augusta hosts the annual Masters Golf Tournament as well as an annual ironman competition. It also has a lively arts community and is the home of the Greenjackets minor league baseball team, an affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Augusta is near other attractive communities to visit such as Atlanta, Savannah, Columbia, SC and Asheville, NC.

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