Reference Services Librarian in RTP

VISTA Technology Services (VISTA) has an opening for a Reference Services Librarian (full-time) in Research Triangle Park, NC.

The Reference Services Librarian works in a collegial team environment and provides proactive and responsive services addressing the biomedical information needs of the library clientele, including scientists, administrators, program and support staff, and to the general public.

Among the types of reference requests are quick reference, comprehensive literature searches, citation verification, creating and implementing research alerts, designing search strategies, and assisting with information management, including using and developing SharePoint sites and LibGuides.

The Reference Services Librarian also is responsible for teaching classes on biomedical databases and assists with library marketing and outreach activities, including keeping several sections of the library’s intranet and internet sites current.

The incumbent must have an ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science. Experience using PubMed and other scientific and medical databases are required. Staff shall embody the professional competencies outlined by FEDLINK and the Special Libraries Association. Three years of library experience required. Experience in a scientific or medical field or work in scientific / biomedical libraries a plus. Excellent customer service skills are a must.

Applicant selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation.

VISTA is an equal employment employer and offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. For more information on VISTA please visit:

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