RML Outreach Coordinator, Seattle WA

The University of Washington Health Sciences Library (HSL) seeks an energetic, creative, innovative, and service-oriented individual for the position of Outreach Coordinator in the Regional Medical Library (RML) for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region (NNLM PNR). The goal of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health by providing U.S. health professionals with equal access to biomedical information and improve individuals’ access to information to enable them to make informed decisions about their health.

The incumbent will be part of a collaborative outreach team promoting access to and sharing of biomedical and health information resources in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. As a core position in the RML, the Outreach Coordinator promotes health literacy by providing education on the resources produced by the National Library of Medicine for all audiences, including health professionals, medical librarians, public librarians, patients and the general public, community colleges libraries, minority serving institutions with programs in the health sciences, and state or regional professional associations.

The RML is funded by a cooperative agreement grant from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and works closely with the other seven regions of the NNLM, five National Coordinating Offices and the National Network Coordinating Office (NNCO) headquartered at the NLM. Funding for this position is contingent on grant funding continuing in out years. The UW NNLM program is housed in the HSL, a unit of the University Libraries. The HSL is a leader among the national community of academic health sciences libraries and has long been known for innovative information management programs and services.

For a complete job description and application details please see:  https://bit.ly/2OETWMd

Note:  Cathy Burroughs, NNLM PNR Associate Director, would be happy to answer questions about this position while at the MLA annual meeting in Chicago.  Please feel free to connect via email (cburroug@uw.edu) to setup a time and place to meet.

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