Job Posting: Medical Librarian Position, Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library, Howard University

The Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library at Howard University in Washington, DC has a Medical Librarian position open.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, creative, service-oriented librarian interested in introducing, and integrating library services that will best serve our users’ needs. This position will be responsible for the provision of information services to LSHSL users with a specific focus on Medical Faculty, Students and Administrative Staff.  This librarian will assess information needs, plan services and evaluate programs in an ever changing complex academic health sciences center library physical and virtual environment.

The incumbent will also participate in informatics training and initiatives. All Louis Stokes Health Sciences Librarians promote the Library’s expanding range of educational and teaching services for the Health Sciences faculty, staff and students at Howard University and participate on project teams and committees as assigned.


This librarian should anticipate keeping informed of new developments in librarianship/information services, instructional and information technology and working collaboratively to improve the services and efficiency of the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library.


Minimum Requirement: An MLS from an ALA Accredited school of library or information sciences and 2 years of professional experience in a health sciences academic research library environment.


To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to:


Toni C. Yancey

Director of Operations

Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library

Howard University

501 W Street NW

Washington, DC 20059

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