Job Posting: Senior Research & Learning Services Librarian, Memphis, TN

Senior Research & Learning Services Librarian, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

This is a 12-month, full-time, non-tenure track faculty appointment. Faculty rank will be at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor depending on experience.


  • Provides reference and research support services, as well as information literacy instruction.
  • Coordinates Single Service Desk and supervises RLS staff and student workers.
  • Mentors RLS librarians to deliver professional services.
  • Guides UTHSC faculty, staff, and students in the effective use of library services and resources.
  • Provides expert literature search services for systematic reviews and other research projects.
  • Develops and maintains LibGuides for specific disciplines and subjects.
  • Works collaboratively with faculty to design and teach curriculum-integrated instruction sessions for both classroom and online learning environments.
  • Creates online tutorials for distance education students focused on library resources and information literacy skills.
  • Participates and assists in the planning of library events for students and faculty.
  • Serves as library liaison to specific academic colleges or departments to identify their needs and solicit input on library collection development for specific departmental disciplines.
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and evaluation of library services, policies, and procedures.
  • Participates in professional activities and professional development.
  • Manages or assists with special projects.


  •  Master’s degree in library/information science from a program accredited by the American Library       Association or an equivalent graduate library science/information studies degree.
  • Five (5) years of professional-level academic experience.
  • Experience providing library instruction and reference/research support.
  • Knowledge of information literacy in library instructional activities.
  • Knowledge of technology tools, including mobile devices and web applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability and shown evidence to work collaboratively in a team environment with a strong service orientation.

Priority consideration will be given to those submitting applications by 01/10/2019.

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Lin Wu

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