[Eril-l] Job Posting: Job Posting: Health Sciences Librarian at the University of Nevada, Reno

Jazmin E Arevalo jazmina at unr.edu
Mon Dec 4 10:49:24 PST 2017

Health Sciences Librarian

The University of Nevada, Reno seeks a collaborative and user-centered librarian for the position of Health Sciences Librarian. Reporting to the Director of Research Services and the Liaison Librarian Program, the incumbent will serve as a liaison to health sciences and related disciplines, and will be located in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center. This position is part of the Libraries' Liaison Librarian Program that emphasizes faculty and student outreach, engaging information literacy instruction, in-depth research support, and an innovative approach to meeting user needs. This is a tenure-track faculty position that requires professional and scholarly activity, and service on library and university committees.
The Libraries emphasize excellent communication and interpersonal skills; a strong service orientation; a willingness to experiment with new methods and technologies; and the desire to actively engage in campus and community outreach activities to promote the Libraries and build partnerships.
In a collaborative library liaison environment, the incumbent will develop services for the health sciences including opportunities to:

  *   Design and conduct curriculum-integrated instructional sessions in the liaison areas, develop effective instructional materials, and contribute to information literacy program planning.
  *   Provide in-depth research consultations regarding health science resources, health literacy, health informatics, and evidence-based medicine.
  *   Share knowledge about and provide access to relevant library collections and services.
  *   Teach general library instruction sessions and workshops, including library instruction for Core Writing classes.
  *   Deliver information literacy instruction in online environments and produce e-learning materials, including tutorials and research guides.
  *   Provide information about the scholarly communications process and data management, and stay current with trends and requirements for data use, access, and management in the health sciences.
  *   Collaborate with faculty to meet teaching and research objectives and build sustainable partnerships.
  *   Collaborate with a team of STEM librarians and colleagues in the Savitt Medical Library to meet liaison program objectives and serve the health sciences related disciplines.

  *   Participate in and extend the Libraries' outreach and assessment initiatives.
  *   Work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse communities and cultures.
Required qualifications:

  *   ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent
  *   Two years of experience in a library reference, instruction, and/or liaison capacity
Preferred qualifications:

  *   Background in and/or familiarity with sources, issues, and trends in the health sciences and evidence-based medicine
  *   Experience in an academic library environment
  *   Experience collaborating with faculty in a liaison librarian capacity
  *   Experience planning and delivering innovative services and information literacy instruction
  *   Familiarity with tools that support online learning such as LibGuides and other Springshare products
Compensation and benefits: This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. Appointment is at the Librarian II level. Salary range: $60,100-$76,200, DOE. TIAA/CREF and other retirement options; 24 annual vacation days; generous sick leave policy; tuition benefits for self and family; no state income tax or FICA

About us: The University of Nevada, Reno is the land-grant university and major research institution in the state with a student body of 22,000. The University Libraries include the main library in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center and the DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library, which together combine traditional library services and unique primary research materials with dynamic collaboration and active learning spaces. Instructional design, media production, and maker spaces are part of the library organization and we are proud to offer opportunities to collaborate with professionals and technologies in these specialties

Reno/Tahoe Area: Located just a 3 ½ hour drive from San Francisco, the Reno/Tahoe area is one of the country's outdoor meccas, which also boasts a variety of festivals and cultural activities and an active arts community.
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience
EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment. References will be verified for finalists in the application process. A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire

To apply: For more information about the position and to apply, go to https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Librarian-II---Health-Sciences_R0106076-1.

Although the position will remain open until filled, priority will be given to complete applications submitted by January 3, 2018.


Jazmin E Arevalo

Discovery Services - LOA

Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

University of Nevada, Reno


(775) 682 - 5582


jazmina at unr.edu<mailto:jazmina at unr.edu>

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