Job Posting: Librarian, Dept of Veterans Affairs, Louisville, KY

DUTIES:
This position is located at the VA Medical Center in Louisville, KY. The Librarian is responsible for supervising both existing library programs and the day-to-day operations, and within existing budgetary and organization policy constraints, planning and implementing new programs.

Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Recommends, implements, and reviews all library policies and procedures related to public and technical services;
  • Provides reference (i.e., information) services to library clientele;
  • Develops, within budgetary constraints, comprehensive, quality library collections (i.e., monographs, serials, audiovisuals, and electronic resources);
  • Coordinates all selection and acquisition activities to reduce needless purchases and duplication;
  • Selects, administers, and organizes the monograph, audiovisual, serials collections of the medical library;
  • Monitors library control point activity;
  • Monitors the library Intranet page;
  • Maintains currency in the library field through professional reading and personal and/or email contact with fellow librarians on the local, state, regional and national levels;
  • Supervises the interlibrary loan services;
  • Reviews printed catalog cards and modifies them to ensure quick and efficient access to the medical library monograph collection;
  • Writes reports, establishes polices, and develops proposals relative to library operations with the final approval of the Associate Chief of Staff for Education;
  • Oversees the library technicians, temporary employees, student help, and volunteers in the performance of their daily library tasks;
  • Serves as backup on the various library systems in the absence of the library personnel with primary responsibility;
  • Provides courteous service to the administrative/management staff, clinical personnel, students, employees, patients, patients’ families, visitors, and any other non-VA individuals;
  • Maintains a safe working environment and reports any unsafe condition to the Associate Chief of Staff for Education;
  • Protects printed and electronic files containing sensitive information from unauthorized release, loss, alteration, or unauthorized deletion;
  • and
    Performs other duties as assigned.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

***RELOCATION EXPENSES AND/OR INCENTIVES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED***

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