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Education and Instruction Librarian, UT Southwestern (9/11/2019)

The UT Southwestern Medical Center Health Sciences Digital Library and Learning Center in Dallas, Texas has a full-time opening for an Education and Instruction Librarian. This position reports to the Manager of the Services and Partnerships unit.

Required Qualifications:

·   MLS or equivalent from an ALA accredited institution.

·   Strong teaching skills.

·   Demonstrated proficiency with search techniques with a variety of biomedical databases and resources.

·   Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.

·   Strong competency with technology tools such as Camtasia, Skype or Zoom, Prezi or PowerPoint.

·   Commitment to lifelong learning and continuous professional development.

·   Ability to work effectively within a collaborative, team-oriented environment.

·   Strong customer service orientation.

·   Ability to work creatively within a rapidly changing environment.

Desired Qualifications:

·   Proven educational and research experience.

·   2 – 3 years’ library professional experience, especially in an academic, research or health sciences library.

·   Background in relevant disciplines (e.g., biomedical).

·   Knowledge of established and emerging instructional design and online learning techniques, including the ability to design library tutorials, videos, and interactive modules for learners at all levels of the organization.

·   Experience with Learning Management Systems such as D2L, Moodle, Blackboard.

Job Duties

Position Expectations:

·   Both collaboratively and independently designs, implements, and assesses library instructional services, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online learning opportunities, instruction sessions and workshops, and other approaches to developing student research skills.

·   Develops and / or provides group and individualized instruction and materials to department clients in use of library resources and services.

·   Provides in-depth research consultations to individuals and small groups.

·   Performs research and reference searches in scientific and medical information and literature resources to address informational needs of clients.

·   Presents orientations to departments and conducts other meetings as requested to provide research assistance or referrals.

·   Conducts ongoing assessment of website content to identify gaps and develop related content.

·   Participates in occasional campus and community outreach opportunities.

Departmental Expectations:

·   Shares the routine workload of the unit (e.g., assigned reference services shifts, research requests, education and outreach services) as directed by the Division Manager or Research Services Coordinator.

·   Participates in regular meetings of the unit and the library as appropriate.

·   Promotes education, research, outreach and other library services.

·   Participates in library, campus, local, regional, state and national groups, committees as needed.

·   Assists in the development of strategic plans and objectives for the library and division.

·   Utilizes EndNote and other bibliographic resources for retrieved citations/articles.

·   Expands knowledge and skill base with professional development, continuing education and networking opportunities.

EEO Statement:

UT Southwestern Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Apply online at http://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/  (search for Job# 111806)

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Librarian (Clinical Health Information Coordinator) -UNTHSC



Requisition Number 6221

Job Title:  Librarian (Clinical Health Information Coordinator)

Department: Library - 300540

Department Overview - The Regional Medical Library for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region (NNLM SCR) operates under a cooperative agreement (UG4) with the National Library of Medicine to provide outreach and educational services throughout the states ofArkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico. The mission of the NN/LM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through increased access to health information and training. To accomplish this mission, staff members develop and promote a wide assortment of free classes. Numerous outreach subcontracts are awarded to network member libraries and community based organizations to provide training to health professionals and consumers. Funding is provided to network members for computer equipment, Internet access, and training.

Position Details - The Gibson D Lewis Library Department at the University of North Texas Health Science Center is seeking to hire a Librarian (Clinical Health Information Coordinator) to join our team. The Clinical Health Information Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region (NNLM SCR) coordinates and promotes outreach programs and services for health professionals with an emphasis on non-physician and allied health practitioners within the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Targeted Outreach: • Coordinates outreach and serves as SCR liaison to health professionals. • Develops outreach programs and services for health professionals with an emphasis on non-physician and allied health professionals. • Develops programs to promote PubMed and other NLM databases. • Develops courses for health professional continuing education credit. • Processes CNE and other health professional organization continuing education paperwork. Regional Outreach: • Promotes NLM, NNLM and SCR services, initiatives and programs throughout Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma. • Conducts outreach to existing Network Members and potential network members within the SCR. • Identifies and solicits new members to join the NNLM to assist in growing the network membership. • Conducts site visits to existing and potential network member institutions within Texas, Arkansas, New Mexico, Louisiana and Oklahoma to increase awareness of NLM, NNLM and SCR programs, services and funding opportunities. • Develops and staffs NLM exhibit booths at regional meetings. • Reports national outreach efforts via NNLM and SCR reporting databases and systems. Education: • Develops and offers education in locating and utilizing authoritative health information resources. • Develops curricula for Medical Library Association CE credit describing trends in learning health systems, personal health information, patient safety, quality, health information systems and clinical data. • Develops and offers curricula via webinars and in-person classroom settings. • Travels to existing and potential network member institutions within Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma to provide training in access to authoritative health information. • Presents NNLM instructional sessions at regional, state and local annual professional meetings. • Serves as a course instructor for select national NNLM courses. • Solicits expert speakers to serve as 'SCR CONNECTions' guest speakers. • Reports educational efforts via NNLM and SCR reporting databases and systems. Funding Support: • Assists in the development of funding mechanisms that may be offered to network members in the NNLM SCR. • Serves as a reviewer of funding mechanisms submitted to the SCR. • Promotes funding opportunities to the NNLM SCR membership. • Other duties as assigned.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Required Qualifications The successful candidate will possess the following required qualifications: Master's degree in library or information science and two (2) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Qualifications The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: • Experience promoting library services and programs in an academic or public library setting. • Experience providing instruction in health information resources. • Experience defining and measuring learning outcomes. • Experience serving as an academic or departmental liaison.

Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter with their online application. Pay Rate Commensurate with Experience Pay Basis Monthly

Job Type Full-Time Work Schedule M-F with some weekends Application Types Accepted Main Form Occupational Exposure to HIV/HBV? No Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals? No Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis? No Security Sensitive? Yes Require a valid Texas Driver's License? No Require a certification? No MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Official Job Title Librarian Job Open Date 06-27-2019 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Job Category Professions PI111383546

Library Assistant (PT)- Parker University (7/9/2019) 

TITLE: LIBRARY ASSISTANT - Part-time (29 hrs. per week)


JOB OBJECTIVES: Process records, sorting and shelving books, and issuing and receiving library materials.  Provide courteous and helpful library assistance. Tasks completed under general supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED FROM: Director of Library Services


STATUS: Nonexempt

Part-time (29 hrs. per week)

HOURS: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 2:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.; and 

               Thursday 2:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 


The position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintain accurate circulation records for all Library resources. Visually inspect books, count bones, inspect organ models, and check audio visual resources upon return to the circulation desk.
  • Manage circulation policies and procedures as directed by the Library Director.
  • Work with Library Director in assuring coverage of the circulation desk in cases of absences, resignations, terminations, etc.
  • Maintain daily statistics, overdue records, collect fines as needed.
  • Money collected from fines are to be recorded and sent to the business office weekly.
  • Shelve books and magazines when needed.  Collect all Library materials and return to the proper location.
  • Read shelves periodically.
  • Explain rudimentary research to patrons. 
  • Assist students in the use of the online Library catalog, electronic journals, and databases.
  • Maintain and refill the copiers and printers.
  • Handle phone calls at the circulation desk and route calls.
  • Refer requests to Reference Librarian.
  • Keep the library neat and orderly. 
  • Other duties as deemed by the Library Director.


EDUCATION/EXPERTISE:  High school diploma or GED with formal training in library studies; experience preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Dexterity; ability to reach books on six ft. shelves; ambulatory; ability to lift at least twelve (12) lbs.

JOB REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS/ETC.:  Good communication skills; Proficient in computer skills; good public relation skills; Good use of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation skills; Legible handwriting; Good organization skills; and overtime as needed.


Librarian: Collection Development - Texas State University (6/18/2019)

The University Libraries at Texas State University are seeking qualified applicants for a Collection Development Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Acquisitions, this position provides leadership in implementing best practices in library collection development,  promotes data-informed, strategic collection development, works extensively with librarians and faculty to assess needs, assess collections, and develop strategies to continually improve collection support for the teaching, learning, and research needs of students, faculty, and staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinate collection activities, including but not limited to recommending collection policies, advising librarians in collection development activities, promoting data-informed collection decisions, managing gift review, and coordinating weeding and replacement projects. Assess collection support for program accreditations, program reviews, and new program proposals. Plan and coordinate other assessments as needed. Monitor curriculum and research activities of the university to inform collection development and share relevant information with other library staff. Recommend collection strategies and update electronic slip profiles. Provide information about collections and collection activities to library staff and faculty. Develop understanding of patron needs and behavior and select library materials to meet patron needs. Engage in professional activities in accordance with Texas State University’s standards for promotion for professional librarians.



Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program

Knowledge of:

  • theory and practice of library and information science
  • the information industry, particularly the  scholarly marketplace
  • collection analysis methodologies
  • trends in academic libraries, scholarly communication, and collection development

Familiarity with:

  • an integrated library system, such as Sierra
  • library classification, preferably Library of Congress system
  • Ability to:
  • use computer software, such as Microsoft Office, to prepare reports, analyze data, develop presentations
  • conduct training in a one-to-one or small group setting
  • communicate tactfully and succinctly with a wide variety of audiences
  • manage projects


  • Knowledge of collection development and analysis tools such as OCLC’s WorldCat Collection Evaluation, Choice, and others
  • Ability to analyze and improve workflow

·         Experience with collection development and/or working with faculty

·         Experience with data visualization or data-informed decision-making

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Advancement in rank is available through the Librarian/ Curator Career Ladder. Benefits include monthly contribution to health insurance/benefits package and retirement program. No state or local income tax.

BACKGROUND CHECK:Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of a criminal history background check. This includes transfers and promotions from within.

Application information:

Apply online at http://jobs.hr.txstate.edu

Texas State's 38,661 students choose from 98 bachelor’s, 93 master’s and 14 doctoral degree programs offered by the following colleges: Applied Arts, McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, University College and The Graduate College. As an Emerging Research University, Texas State offers opportunities for discovery and innovation to faculty and students.

Our students come from around the globe, and our student body is diverse. Fifty-two percent of Texas State students are ethnic minorities. Texas State ranks 14th in the nation for total bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanic students.

Texas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Texas State, a

member of the Texas State University System, is committed to increasing the

number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Ginger Williams

Head Acquisitions Librarian

Texas State University



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