Job Posting: Clinical Informationist and Coordinator of User Outreach, Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library, Emory University


Emory University Libraries seeks an experienced, energetic librarian for the new position of Clinical Informationist and Coordinator of User Outreach. The Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) Library serves the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health, the graduate Division of Biological & Biomedical Sciences, the Yerkes Primate Center, the Winship Cancer Institute, and Emory Healthcare. Branch Libraries are located at Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital, and the Grady campus.

Reporting to the Head of Clinical Informationist Services at WHSC Library, the Clinical Informationist and Coordinator of User Outreach delivers research and instructional services to customers in health sciences. As part of the Clinical Informationist (CI) team, the informationist provides educational and research services to clinical faculty, graduate medical trainees, and Emory Healthcare providers and staff. The informationist assesses and recommends resources for the WHSC Library’s collection and provides reference and research assistance through the WHSC Library’s on-demand electronic reference service, including mediated database searching and information management assistance. The informationist also leads WHSC Library staff in efforts to communicate the library’s value to faculty, students, staff, and administration and to become a more integral part of Emory’s life and health sciences community.

To view a full list of responsibilities and qualifications and to apply online, please go to:

The position is available immediately. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Candidates applying by June 7, 2019 will receive priority consideration.

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State Laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran’s status.

Questions? Contact Hannah Rutledge, Head of Clinical Informationist Services and chair of the search committee:

Hannah Rutledge, PhD, MLIS, AHIP
Head of Clinical Informationist Services Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library Emory University Hospital Branch Library

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