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Job Ad: Education Coordinator, Regional Medical Library, Omaha, NE

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Education Coordinator: Regional Medical Library Coordinator

This federally funded outreach position is responsible for identifying needs, directing, and evaluating the information management training of health professionals, librarians and the public in a six state area:  Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Utah, and Wyoming.  To fulfill the Nebraska outreach responsibilities, this position is responsible for carrying out activities that support the Education, Health Information Literacy, Library Advocacy, Technology, Member Services and Assessment & Evaluation projects in the state of Nebraska.


  • Lead the development of the regional education plan. This includes identifying needs, creating an implementation strategy, and determining the evaluation metrics that will show the impact the educational program has on the region.
  • Develop and lead the promotion of NN/LM MCR training and presentations to known and new audiences as identified by NN/LM MCR and NLM priorities.
  • Be the point person for new developments in instructional tools, technologies, curriculum design and educational trends for NN/LM MCR staff and the region.
  • Serve as Nebraska contact for all aspects of the NN/LM (National Network of Libraries of Medicine) program. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all National Library of Medicine consumer health resources (i.e., MedlinePlus), technical resources (i.e., PubMed) and other services (i.e., DOCLINE).  Assist Nebraska health professionals and libraries in connecting to NLM resources. Promote use of reliable, authoritative health websites and databases by health professionals, librarians, and the public, emphasizing the use of National Library of Medicine products and databases.
  • Maintain communication and collaborate with funding agency, contracting agency, and peer positions.
  • Submit required reports on a timely basis.
  • Present what’s happening in the Nebraska library and information, healthcare, and education communities in program planning for the region.
  • Represents the library internally and externally; serves on committees and working groups of the McGoogan Library and UNMC.
  • Engage in academic, instructional, and professional service activities.  Works to expand the knowledge base of the field through relevant research and publications.


Minimum requirements:  ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library or Information Science; minimum of 3 years of experience in a health sciences or academic library; experience teaching MEDLINE and other biomedical/health related databases; proficiency with web conferencing and online instruction programs; familiarity with NLM and NN/LM programs and services;  strong leadership and program management skills and the ability to work both independently and collegially; excellent written and oral communication skills; willingness to travel; and exceptional presentation skills.

Preferred requirements: demonstrated experience in designing education programs; five years of relevant library experience; and knowledge of learning technologies and their applications.

Minimum salary is $55,000 a year.  Apply online at and refer to posting number 2015-055.  Please include complete contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin in 30 days.

Located in Omaha, Nebraska, the McGoogan Library of Medicine is one of the nation’s major health science libraries.  The library serves the information needs of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) students, faculty, and staff, as well as licensed Nebraska health professionals and residents of the state. The library supports the academic, research, and patient care outcomes of UNMC and The Nebraska Medical Center, our clinical partner.  Encompassing 58,000 square feet of space, the library houses approximately 130,000 print volumes, 366 study seats, 16 group study rooms, two computer labs, and an eLearning Development Laboratory.  The Library has 15 library faculty and 16.0 FTE library support staff.  The Library has over 22,500 online journal titles and access to over 11,600  full text online books.  The library also has a robust History of Medicine collection.  For more information about the library, visit us at For more information about the University of Nebraska Medical Center go to

Omaha was founded in 1854 and is the largest city in the state of Nebraska. Omaha has a strong and vibrant business community and is home to five Fortune 500 companies. To learn more about Omaha, visit the convention and visitor’s website at

The University of Nebraska Medical Center is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Job Ad: Librarian, Philadelphia, PA

Monday, March 2nd, 2015


Institute for Cancer Research

Fox Chase Cancer Center – ICR

You can view and apply for this job at:

Job Ad: Data Services Librarian, New York, NY

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

The New York University Libraries is looking for a Data Services Librarian.

This position is based at our Bobst Library, located in the heart of Greenwich Village in New York City.  More information on the position can be found on our website at

Job Ad: NIH Librarian, Bethesda, MD

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Teleconference Today—Interested in Leading the Regional Medical Library Program?

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) seeks candidates with experience in program coordination and health information policy for a Supervisory Librarian to lead our Regional Medical Library program.

If you are interested in this position, we strongly encourage you to attend our informational webinar on February 23, 2015 from 3 – 4 pm (ET).

Click here to register

The Head of the National Network Office (NNO) of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) serves as a national leader in developing collaborations among libraries in the Network.

The NNO Head is responsible for monitoring, evaluating, and advising on all aspects of biomedical information provision, for outreach to groups experiencing health disparities, and for the provision of access to medical information in emergency and disaster situations (national and international).  The Head also advises on public health information policy issues related to programs conducted throughout the Network.

NLM is in the process of transitioning our agreements with the Regional Medical Libraries from a contract funding mechanism to a grant cooperative agreement.  The Head will serve as Chair of the Scientific Steering Committee of the organizations awarded these cooperative agreements.

As a supervisory librarian at the GS-15 level, the position has a salary range of $126,245-$158,700, and reports to the Associate Director for Library Operations, Joyce Backus.

NLM will begin accepting applications for this position in early March.  At that time, we will release a second announcement with a link to the actual application.

We hope that you will consider applying for this exciting leadership opportunity.

If you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!

Job Ad: Health Services Librarian, Danville, PA

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Geisinger Health Services (GHS) – Danville seeks a service oriented librarian to provide accurate and timely search and related reference activities in support of research, patient, and other inquiries. Oversees operations and budget for inter-library loans. Trains and supervises Library Specialist. Maintains statistical records, Reports to the Assistant Director, Academic Information. This is a full time position. This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

Required: Master’s Degree in Library and Information Sciences including course work in Health Sciences, bibliography, use of data bases, supervision and management. Membership in MLA’s Academy of Health Information strongly preferred. Minimum one year’s experience in a health related science library.

Salary: Hiring range for Librarian will not exceed $44,242 – $55,286 per annum, based on qualifications. Immediate benefit participation. All candidates must apply through the Geisinger career site, and link to “other” opportunities. Position number is 20539.

Job Ad: Health Sciences Collection Development and Outreach Librarian, Stony Brook, NY

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Job Ad: Biomedical Librarian, Philadelphia, PA

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Biomedical Librarian – Temple University – Philadelphia, PA

Job #: TU-18803

Reporting to the Director of Health Sciences Libraries, the Biomedical & Research Services Librarian supports the research, graduate education, and grant activities of the health sciences center at Temple University through education, consultation and expert searching of bibliographic databases and other resources, such as gray literature (trial registries, dissertations, conference abstracts/proceedings). Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library/information science and at least three years’ experience as a full-time science or health sciences librarian in a higher education (college or university) institution. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:

*Extensive knowledge of health and life sciences databases, such as MEDLINE, Web of Science, Biosis, and Embase.

*Demonstrated expert searcher skills as delineated by the MLA statement on expert searching.

*Familiarity with the research process in the health and life sciences.

*Familiarity with the NIH Public Access Policy.

*Demonstrated initiative and self-direction.

*Experience meeting the information needs of researchers.

*Excellent project management skills.

*Excellent oral and written communication skills.


*Undergraduate or graduate degree in the physical, life, or health sciences, with a demonstrated understanding of the scientific research process.

*Demonstrated experience conducting EBM and systematic review searches.

*Familiarity with best practices for managing research data.

*Experience and willingness to learn new and emerging technologies.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at

Temple University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at:

You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.


Job Ad: Clinical Information Librarian, Philadelphia, PA

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Job ID #: 47602

Job Category: Clinical Support

Primary Shift: Day

Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

Address: 800 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA

Penn Medicine Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital

“Why choose Penn Medicine?

As a professional, you are seeking to join one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers, servicing patients from all over the world. Penn Medicine believes that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees! Our campus’ offer tobacco free environments and our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. Employees who certify that they do not use tobacco products are eligible to receive an Earned Premium Discount on the cost of their medical benefits. Penn Medicine has been awarded several national healthcare quality awards and we seek employees who are engaged and excited about our mission of continued service excellence and ongoing professional development.

We believe that your life will be enriched should you become a Penn Medicine employee and we thank you for your interest in our organization.”

Position Description

The Clinical Information Librarian provides library education and information services for clinical clientele and meets information needs through direct collaboration with clinical staff as well as through the oversight of the Medical Library. Responsibilitiesof this role include the development of goals and priorities based upon the strategic plan of the Library and the institution, development of new programs, continuing assessment of programs, proactive service to clientele, supervision of library staff and being informed of library, Pennsylvania Hospital and UPHS system-wide information management issues.

Minimum Requirements

Masters degree in library science from an ALA accredited institution. Three years library and /or clinical experience. A thorough knowledge of the concepts of information organization, storage, retrieval, and transfer, including application of computer and other technologies to information management. Knowledge of current resources, tools, vocabulary and research techniques in the health, biomedical and/or life sciences. A strong interest in and familiarity with Evidence-Based Practice. Experience with outcome measures or performance indicators. Experience in a clinical setting.

Additional Information

“At Penn Medicine, you will enjoy the camaraderie and support that you will experience at our prestigious institution. As a recipient of the Philadelphia Business journal’s healthiest employer award, we continue our commitment to help our employees maintain healthy lifestyles. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest pre paid tuition assistance programs in the region.

Penn Medicine


Job Ad: Kansas Coordinator, Kansas City, KS

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine MidContinental Region (NN/LM MCR) is seeking a coordinator for the state of Kansas to provide outreach and training to medical librarians, healthcare professionals and the public. Additionally, this position serves as a co-coordinator of technology in collaboration with the Technology Coordinator at the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah.  As a co-coordinator of technology for the NN/LM MCR, the successful candidate is responsible for promoting and supporting the use of technology throughout the region.  Finding, testing and using emerging technologies and encouraging their adoption by NN/LM members is a key component of this position. This position requires travel. The Kansas Technology Coordinator will be located at the A.R. Dykes Library of the Health Sciences on the University of Kansas Medical Center  campus in Kansas City, Kansas. The Kansas City metropolitan area offers a mix of amenities and neighborhoods.  The Kansas coordinator will travel this big, wide-open state. It is our desire to attract someone who is resourceful, energetic and innovative who will be enthusiastic about serving and living in the mid-continental Kansas region. Therefore, a flexible option offers the selected candidate to live and work anywhere within Kansas provided agreed upon arrangements for telecommuting and regularly scheduled  KUMC office hours are met.

For a complete position description and application procedures, please visit our job site  Please Browse the Administrative tab and choose NN/LM Kansas Technology Coordinator.

Claire Hamasu, Associate Director

NN/LM MidContinental Region

University of Utah Eccles Health Sciences Library

10 North 1900 East Bldg 589

Salt Lake City UT 84112-5890