Job Posting: Medical Librarian, Howard University

The Talent Acquisition department hires qualified candidates to fill positions which contribute to the overall strategic success of Howard University. Hiring staff “for fit” makes significant contributions to Howard University’s overall mission.


Provide information services that promote student success and support faculty research, including general and specialized reference services, consultation services, and innovative information delivery services.

Provide a broad range of liaison services including outreach, information literacy instruction, and collection management with one to two Health Science Colleges

Design and oversee instructional programs for health sciences faculty, staff and students so that they are taught the use of the latest information technologies in relation to the education of healthcare professionals.

Create and maintain LibGuides and/or Research Guides for the Health Sciences colleges, as well as, designing, and maintaining subject specific guides for relevant and developing topics.

Participate on project teams and committees as assigned.

In collaboration with other LSHSL Librarians develop resource tutorials, teach online and in-person library courses, and plan programs for continuous training for all staff on the use of electronic resources.

Provide LSHSL information services in the detailed answering of questions, the provision of materials including faculty specified ones, the accessibility of learning resources and training users on effective methods of information access.

Perform Literature Searches and/or Reviews for Howard University Health Sciences Faculty and Physicians and Residents at Howard University Hospital.

Responds to and resolves user access problems with thorough troubleshooting measures for both locally and remotely hosted databases and e-resources available through the library.

Prepare quarterly and annual narrative reports.

Participate actively in professional and scholarly activities.

Stay informed of new developments in librarianship/information services and instructional and information technology to improve the services and efficiency of the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us!

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