Job Posting: Supervisory Librarian, Washington, DC, Dept of VA

Please direct any questions to: VHA Nationwide DEU phone: (844) 456-5208
Email: CAVHS.DEU@VA.GOV

Supervisory Librarian
Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Overview

*   Open & closing dates
07/13/2018 to 07/19/2018

*   Salary
$114,590 to $148,968 per year

*   Pay scale & grade
GS 14

*   Work schedule
Full-Time

*   Appointment type
Permanent

Locations

1 vacancy in the following location:

*   Washington DC, DC

Relocation expenses reimbursed: No

This job is open to:

Announcement number
CARZ-10257454-18-DAF
Control number
504875400

Duties Summary

This position is located in the VHA Office of Health Informatics (OHI), Health Information Governance (HIG), and Library Network Office (LNO). The VA Central Office (VACO) Library is the departmental library for the second largest government agency, serving VA employees aligned under VA Central Office (CO), agency advisory committees, and Veterans. The VACO Library is a member of the VA Library Network (VALNET), a health science library network of national significance.

Learn more about this agency here.

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NNLM SEA Digest News – July 13, 2018

The latest edition of the NNLM SEA Digest is now available. Highlights include:

Check out upcoming educational opportunities, news from NIH, NLM, NNLM, and more! Visit the current digest at:

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Job Posting: Branch Chief at the NIH Library, Bethesda, MD

USAJOBS has opened this position for applications. Applications can be submitted through this Friday, July 13.

For applicants who are not currently federal employees, the link to follow is:

DE Announcement Link

And for applicants who are already federal employees, the link is:

MP Announcement Link

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Job Posting: Health Sciences Librarian, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY (Long Island)

We are recruiting for a Health Sciences Librarian at North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) in Manhasset, NY, a major tertiary hospital of Northwell Health.  The successful candidate will be an expert searcher and innovative instructor on health and biomedical information sources as well as an enthusiastic collaborator with all of our librarians across the health system on resource sharing, evaluation of the electronic collection, and scholarly publishing projects.  Our librarians conduct searches for systematic reviews and support evidence-based practice activities, particularly with our substantial GME and other trainee programs and nursing staff.   This position will also oversee and conduct document delivery services.    The NSUH Library is a very busy and stimulating environment with opportunities to conduct research and facilitate joint efforts with clinical and research staff.  Active participation in professional organizations and publishing is encouraged.

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NNLM SEA Digest News – July 6, 2018

The latest edition of the NNLM SEA Digest is now available. Highlights include:

Check out upcoming educational opportunities, news from NIH, NLM, NNLM, and more! Visit the current digest at:

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Sewell Stipend to Attend APHA 2018: Deadline July 18

Is your position related to public health? Would you like an opportunity to immerse yourself in the public health field for a few days? Then you need to apply for the Sewell Travel Award for Public Health and attend the 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo. This year’s meeting theme is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Health Equity Now.” The meeting will be held Nov. 10 – 14 in San Diego, CA.

We anticipate funding approximately 8 non-local librarians (at least $1,235) and 2 local librarians (at least $730). The award will reimburse you for the cost of APHA membership and early-bird conference registration. Non-local librarians receive additional funds to help offset the cost associated with travel.

The eligibility requirements are below.
• be a librarian or information specialist with an MLS/MLIS or equivalent degree;
• work with or have accepted a librarian/information specialist position that now includes, or will include in the near future, working with public health practitioners or PH/PH-related students, staff, and faculty; and
• be a United States citizen or have permanent resident status (i.e., a holder of a green card)

To apply, click here. The deadline is Wednesday, July 18, at 11:00 PM CST. If you have any questions, please contact Emily Glenn (emily.glenn@unmc.edu). See a list of past recipients reports about attendance at the conference benefited them professionally.

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Job Posting: Outreach, Education & Communications Coordinator, Baltimore, MD

Please see the below information about a wonderful opportunity in the Southeastern/Atlantic Regional Medical Library for NNLM in Baltimore. Deadline for full consideration is July 20th. Apply here: http://bit.ly/OECCRML.

Outreach, Education, and Communications Coordinator
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SEA)
Health Sciences and Human Services Library
University of Maryland, Baltimore

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Regional Medical Library (NNLM, SEA, RML), housed within the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL), seeks a librarian to oversee the development and implementation of professional health information topics, training areas, and coordination of the communications program for the regional medical library. The Outreach, Education and Communications Coordinator develops and teaches in-person and online courses to promote access to health information. The coordinator creates and coordinates an outreach plan and related projects to address the health information needs of healthcare providers and information professionals. This librarian is also responsible for managing the region’s social media program, as well as creating content for the region’s website and newsletter. In partnership with other Regional Medical Libraries and Offices, the coordinator produces national programming and collaborates with other SEA coordinators to exhibit NLM’s resources at national, regional, and state meetings.

This is a full-time, grant funded, non-tenure, and non-permanent status track, faculty position reporting to the Executive Director of the SEA. The position is one of a team of four librarian-coordinators who work together to facilitate resource sharing, training, and cooperative projects in AL, DC, FL, GA, MD, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN, USVI, VA, and WV. For more information about NNLM SEA, visit http://nnlm.gov/sea.

Previous professional library experience is welcome, but not required.

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Reference and Instruction Librarian, George Washington University

Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library
The George Washington University

Position Description: Reference and Instruction Librarian

The Reference and Instruction Librarian at the Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library is an important member of the Information, Instruction, and Reference team. This position assists in the provision of information and instructional services to students, staff, and faculty of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Milken Institute School of Public Health, and School of Nursing. Other duties include reference and systematic review consultations, distance education student support, and membership on various library committees. This position reports to the Associate Director for Education, Information and Technology Services.

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Associate Director

Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library

The George Washington University

Position Description:  Reference and Instruction Librarian

The Reference and Instruction Librarian at the Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library is an important member of the Information, Instruction, and Reference team.  This position assists in the provision of information and instructional services to students, staff, and faculty of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Milken Institute School of Public Health, and School of Nursing. Other duties include reference and systematic review consultations, distance education student support, and membership on various library committees. This position reports to the Associate Director for Education, Information and Technology Services.

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National Library of Medicine – 6 positions coming up

On July 12, the National Library of Medicine expects to post an announcement on USAJOBS.gov for six technical information specialists.

We invite applications from individuals with diverse education and experience, including genomic and biomedical sciences, health services research and policy, public health, data management and information sciences.

The announcement for these GS 9-12 positions will be posted for five calendar days.

The short posting time reflects the government’s effort to hire talented people quickly. We recommend that interested candidates create a USAJOBS account in advance of the recruitment.

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