Job Posting – Education Services Coordinator Dahlgren Memorial Library, Georgetown University Medical Center

*Education Services Coordinator / Dahlgren Memorial LibraryGeorgetown University Medical CenterWashington DC*


Dahlgren Memorial Library < > [DML] is the health sciences library at Georgetown University Medical Center [GUMC], Washington D.C. DML works proactively with a broad range of faculty, staff, students, clinicians and administrators to be fully integrated into the teaching, research and clinical activities of GUMC, leveraging a highly skilled team of librarians and other professionals engaged with innovative technology in the provision of user-focused services and resources.  Georgetown is an RUVH / Carnegie 1 research institution, with 80% of the research originating at GUMC. The GU School of Medicine in particular is a research-intense environment; DML was highlighted as a strength in the 2011 LCME review; and DML is well-supported in terms of 21st Century resources and tools to do the job. DML staff members are encouraged to “color outside the lines” and participate in activities across the spectrum. This is a rare opportunity to be part of a dynamic, highly engaged team.



Applicants are sought for the *DML Education Services Coordinator* Position.

Under the general supervision of the Senior Associate Director / Chief BioMedical Informationist, this librarian serves as co-course director for evidence-based medicine courses in the Georgetown University School of Medicine and Graduate Biomedical Sciences programs; develops and presents integrated instructional sessions as part of the curriculum and training programs at the Georgetown University Medical Center; teaches classes on database searching, information management, research methodology and use of library resources; creates and updates instructional materials; conducts presentations; and develops online classes and orientations. A key part of helping DML remain integrated into the curriculum, matching resources and services to the core competencies, curriculum reform, and LCME accreditation. Participates in the research and reference consultation activities of the library, will be assigned liaison responsibilities, and serves on various library and GUMC committees, teams, and task forces as assigned.


Five or more years of directly relevant experience in education, technology and/or library services are required including demonstrated skills and experience in teaching and successfully working in a team environment with faculty, students, clinicians and staff.

Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are necessary. Analytical skills including independent problem solving, critical thinking and time management skills are very important.

Strongly prefer experience in an academic health sciences library.

Knowledge of and experience with the core principles of Evidence Based Medicine [EBM] is required.

Experience with electronic biomedical information resources, including searching MEDLINE and other databases required; familiarity with electronically provided Point-of-Care diagnostic and treatment tools and apps is strongly desired. Experience designing curriculum in a variety of modalities – traditional classroom instruction, team-based learning, distance education, and interactive web-based tutorial development strongly desired. Knowledge of / experience with Systematic Reviews processes is desired.

AHIP [Academy of Health Information Professionals] certification preferred but not required; expected to pursue accreditation once hired.

SALARY & BENEFITS: From $68,000, depending on qualifications and experience. Relocation assistance is available; competitive benefits package includes generous personal leave package.


Applicants are encouraged to apply online:


Georgetown University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer







Send letter of application, resume/CV, and the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of 3 professional references to Administrative Office, Dahlgren Memorial Library, Preclinical Science Building, GM-7, 3900 Reservoir Road NW, Box 571420, Washington DC 20057-1420; email; fax, 202.687.1862 attention Mr.

Brandon Hudson.



Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary phone interviews will result in 2-5 candidates invited for on-site interviews until the position is filled, with a projected start date of early 2016.


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