Health Sciences Librarian, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

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Health Sciences Librarian

REF#: F-9771-17-08-F

Budget Title: Senior Assistant/Associate Librarian, Faculty Position

Department: Library

Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Required Qualifications: MLS or its equivalent from an ALA accredited program. Evidence of the ability to do research, publication, and service consonant with University standards for promotion and tenure. At least one year full-time relevant experience in a library. Experience with online information resources and information management tools for health and medicine.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience providing information, reference, and instructional services in an academic, medical, or special library.

Experience with online information resources, and information management tools for health and medicine. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities and to work collaboratively with others in a team environment. Evidence of flexibility and ability to thrive in a complex environment with excellent communication and analytical skills. Advanced degree in education, educational technology, health sciences or any related discipline. Training or experience in the use of information technology, scholarly communications, and experience building and sustaining collections in all formats. Membership (certification) in the Academy of Health Information Professionals preferred.

Responsibilities & Requirements: The Health Sciences Librarian will contribute to the University Library’s suite of service activities, including information and instructional services, scholarly communication and research support services, collection development, liaison, and outreach services. The position works most directly with the five Health Sciences Schools and various clinical departments.

The successful candidate will:

– Work closely with faculty to establish library programs, services, and

activities that meet instructional, research, and clinical needs;

– Collaborate with other subject specialists on collection

development/management and act as liaison to assigned departments;

– Provide information and instructional services, both in person and

using digital media, in areas of liaison responsibility. Digital media may

include websites, interactive online learning objects, tutorials, and

social networking;

– Monitor trends in scholarly publishing in areas of liaison

responsibility to inform the design of library services and the development

of library collections;

– Provide consultation and instruction on the development of literature

searches in support of evidence-based practice;

– Participate in professional activities and monitor developments in

best practices elsewhere to help ensure the excellence of Stony Brook

University Libraries research, clinical, and instruction services;

– Contribute to library-wide information, instruction, research support

services, including virtual reference;

– Serve on library and/or Stony Brook University campus committees, task

forces, and working groups.

Scholarly and Service Responsibilities:

– Engage in scholarly and professional activities

– Participate in library and university service

Please note that applications must be received no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 8/19/2017. For a complete job description and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the following link:

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