Assistant/Associate Librarian, Information Services, Nursing and Health, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA

Salary: Starting at $55,330
Status: Full-time
Posted: 03/14/14

Assistant/Associate Librarian, Information Services, Nursing and Health
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Library is seeking an enthusiastic and creative Information Services Librarian for Nursing and Health. The librarian delivers general and in-depth, specialized reference and instruction services (virtually and face-to-face) in conjunction with a team of Information Services librarians. A member of a long-standing liaison program, this librarian develops professional relationships with faculty and students in the appropriate colleges and departments in order to assess and respond to research, teaching, and learning needs. This librarian serves as the subject liaison to the College of Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences Department of Medical Laboratory Science, with shared responsibility for Psychology.
Additional subject areas may be assigned, as appropriate. This librarian provides proactive and responsive service to faculty and students in assigned areas, develops and delivers curriculum-integrated instruction, and is responsible for collection development in nursing and health areas. This position is responsible for the maintenance of the nursing and health portions of the reference collection in all formats.

Minimum Starting Salary: $55,330

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution of higher education or equivalent; experience or education in nursing or closely related field or nursing/health library; excellent oral and written communication skills; demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to rapidly changing technologies and methods; demonstrated commitment to user services; strong interpersonal communication and teaching skills; ability to work independently and in concert with others; enthusiastic about working in a changing environment; ability to work effectively with culturally diverse students, faculty and staff; demonstrated teaching skills; experience in identifying, selecting, using, teaching and evaluating information resources in one or more of the assigned areas; facility with technology and its application in academic contexts.

Preferred Qualifications: Professional experience as nursing/health liaison in an academic library, including delivery of a range of public services, reference, and instruction, and in selection and evaluation of library resources; experience working with health informatics program; experience with and/or knowledge of e-science/data management issues and solutions; experience creating and developing content for library web pages; demonstrated ability to integrate library resources into learning management system; strong organizational and project management skills.

To apply please submit online a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for up to three references at The review of applications will begin April 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth reserves the right to conduct background checks on potential employees. UMass Dartmouth is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Title IX Employer.

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