Job Posting: Head of Research and Instruction, Hirsh Health Sciences Library, Tufts University, Boston, MA

The Head of Research & Instruction will manage and lead an active department of 7 librarians, as well as supervising the evening coordinator. Major activities include developing education strategies and providing reference and research consultation.  The Head of Research & Instruction will participate in the development of library and departmental objectives, serve on the library management team, and represent the department and the library on appropriate committees.

Required: ALA recognized Master Degree in Library Science (MLS).  At least 5 years of experience in an academic, health sciences, or special library. Knowledge and experience with biomedical information resources. Experience with reference and end-user instruction. A demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize diverse responsibilities, and work collaboratively with a diverse group of colleagues, both within the library, and throughout the University. A strong commitment to personal professional growth and staff development. Preferred: Understanding of document delivery and access services issues. For a complete job description, go to search for job number, 2156,

Minimum salary: $65,000

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