All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator, Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore
All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SE/A)
Health Sciences and Human Services Library, University of Maryland, Baltimore
In cooperation with the National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program (https://allofus.nih.gov) and the All of Us Training and Coordinating Center, the All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator will focus on improving consumer access to high quality health information in communities throughout the U.S., specifically, by working with public libraries. The goals of this 3-year pilot position are to:
- Help public libraries in supporting the health information needs of their users;
- Support community engagement through public libraries for All of Us; and
- Help establish an All of Us Training Program, the home for training and resources about and related to the program for consumers, health professionals, librarians, and researchers.
The Coordinator will work with regional public libraries, community-based organizations, known All of Us partners, and others in target areas within AL, DC, FL, GA, MD, MI, NC, PR, SC, TN, USVI, VA, and WV to develop activities based upon community health needs and the requirements of the All of Us program.
The All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator works under the direction of the Executive Director of the NNLM Southeastern/Atlantic (SEA) Region and the All of Us Training and Coordinating Center. The SEA Coordinator serves as the Point of Contact for the program and collaborates with other NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Coordinators to create a cohesive but culturally sensitive strategy for educating and engaging stake holders.
The Coordinator position is a full-time, non-tenured faculty librarian currently funded through April 30, 2020 with potential for renewal. This is an office-based position, without an option for telecommuting, located at the Health Sciences and Human Services Library with frequent travel to target areas and national meetings.
A full position description and application information is available here: http://bit.ly/AllofUsUMB. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by November 10, 2017.