Associate Dean and Founding Director, Health Sciences Library and Information Commons, Seton Hall Hackensack-Meridian School of Medicine

Associate Dean and Founding Director, Health Sciences Library and Information Commons Job no: 492931 Full time/Part time: Full-time

Location: South Orange, NJ

Categories: Administrator

Reporting to Dean of University Libraries, the Associate Dean and Founding Director, Health Sciences Library and Information Commons (HSLIC) will create a new health sciences library. Seeking experienced health sciences librarian with strong vision for the centrality of the HSLIC in learning and research, leadership, direction for integrating services, resources, and expertise with research, teaching, learning, and outreach activities to Seton Hall’s three health sciences schools: the Seton Hall Hackensack-Meridian School of Medicine, the College of Nursing, and the School of Health and Medical Sciences.

Position is critical to development and implementation of the curriculum. Active learning, Team- and Problem-Based Learning will be utilized. Key member of the University Libraries leadership team and at Health Sciences campus.

Will be responsible for managing the HSLIC and creating a team to plan and deliver variety of instructional programs, collections and services, instill life-long learning skills required to enable a career of evidence-based practice and the skills to contribute and advance the body of medical knowledge by graduates. Will collaborate with the Medical Library Director at HUMC and librarians at the clinical sites for continuity of information literacy and evidence-based practice and access to HSLIC’s resources. Will serve as a model for the future of medical education and health sciences research by bringing proven capacity to build innovative programs and services in support of teaching and research and develop and growing a motivated, knowledgeable staff. Will be supported by the University Libraries’ infrastructure and shared services and will work closely with main campus colleagues to build programs, services and collections. Demonstrated ability to work in a complex, changing environment, a positive flexible innovative approach, and capacity to work effectively and collegially in teams at all levels, and with faculty and students.

Full information and link to apply at: http://jobs.shu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492931/associate-dean-and-founding-director-health-sciences-library-and-information-commons

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