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Allied Health Sciences Librarian, Georgia Regents University, Full-time
Augusta, GA
(03.26.2015)

Job Description

The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library of the Georgia Regents University in Augusta invites applications for the position of Allied Health Sciences Librarian at the faculty rank of Instructor. The primary focus of this full-time, non-tenure track faculty position is to provide customized library services to the College of Allied Health Sciences faculty, students and staff.

The successful candidate will accomplish the following:

  • Provide health information literacy instruction and research assistance
  • Engage in an embedded service model for the College of Allied Health Sciences faculty, students and staff
  • Collaborate with library faculty to support instruction, distance education and emerging instructional technology
  • Participate in service to GRU Libraries, the profession and Georgia Regents University
  • Demonstrate a capacity for scholarly productivity
  • Provide assistance and instruction in person and in the virtual environment

Intra-Institutional Responsibilities:

  • The Allied Health Sciences Librarian will serve as liaison librarian to one or more academic units and will serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member.

Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:

  • The Allied Health Sciences Librarian is expected to be active professionally in local, regional, and national associations and will contribute to the professional literature.

Required

  • Master’s degree in library science from ALA accredited program
  • Minimum 1 year relevant professional experience (e.g., post-MLS experience or health sciences practice)
  • Familiarity with electronic health information resources and services
  • Experience with or strong interest in presentation technologies to design instructional support materials in multiple formats
  • Strong user-focused public services orientation
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to work collaboratively in a cross-trained team environment
  • Evidence of good judgment and organizational skills
  • Evidence of ability to meet university standards in librarianship, teaching, publication research, and service commensurate with faculty status.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with academic health center environment and role of library within it
  • Experience working with nursing faculty, students and/or clinicians
  • Subject background in the health or life sciences, or in information technology
  • Experience in initiating creative and innovative information services programs
  • Experience with LibGuides or other tools for developing online guides
  • Pursuit of membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals
  • Experience in grant writing
  • Knowledge of best practices and emerging trends for instruction
  • Professional experience in health science librarianship or nursing profession

Salary and Benefits

This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

In order to be formally considered for employment at Georgia Regents University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references. Please submit as one document. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references online at http://www.gru.edu/jobs/faculty/

To be considered an applicant for this faculty position, please be sure to apply online via our online application by uploading your CV.

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript. Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. “Georgia Regents University of Augusta is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success.”

Georgia Regents University of Augusta is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Georgia Regents University of Augusta is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, GRU is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Assessment and Grants Librarian, Georgia Regents University, Full-time
Augusta, GA
(03.26.2015)

Job Description

Georgia Regents University (GRU) Libraries are seeking an innovative and collaborative leader for the position of Assessment and Grants Librarian to develop, implement, and maintain a successful and sustainable assessment and grant program. This is a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Required:

  • A master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited school; or a master’s degree or Ph.D. in the social sciences, statistics or other relevant discipline with significant experience working with or in research libraries.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a wide range of assessment methodologies (both qualitative and quantitative) and experience analyzing data.
  • Experience in conducting assessment projects and in documenting data and providing recommendations for improvements.
  • Experience in designing surveys, conducting usability testing, and facilitating focus groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to present complex information to audiences who possess different levels of library knowledge.
  • Knowledge of federal grant guidelines, writing and research skills.
  • Demonstrated skill in building relationships and coordinating projects with all levels of library staff.
  • Experience in planning and managing projects in a team environment.

Preferred:

  • Ability to participate in complex projects in a team environment, meet deadlines, and to prioritize work in alignment with the service goals of the university and the libraries.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent analytical, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Strong service orientation and commitment to user service and support.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patrons, library, and systems staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, designs, develops, facilitates, and/or implements library assessment initiatives under the general direction of the Director of Libraries.
  • Administers usability testing, questionnaires, focus groups, and other assessment tools to measure the effectiveness of the Libraries in meeting the teaching, learning, and research needs of its users, while promoting the integration of assessment into all phases of planning and services.
  • Gathers and analyzes data in support of strategic planning.
  • Provides guidance to Libraries’ faculty and staff wishing to conduct assessments.
  • Facilitates research, development, review and editing of grant proposals, conducts basic research for potential funding sources and maintains databases, supports faculty and administration in developing proposals.
    Maintains comprehensive knowledge of areas involved in identifying and soliciting grants and contracts, coordinates project activities.

Intra-Institutional Responsibilities:

  • Participate in scholarship, faculty governance and service.
  • Participate in GRU initiatives and professional committees related to assessment and sponsored programs.

Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:

  • Participate in appropriate professional organizations and present on behalf of GRU Libraries.

Salary and Benefits:

The position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

How to apply:

To be considered an applicant for this faculty position, please also be sure to apply online via our online application by uploading your CV. Please submit as one document. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references online at http://www.gru.edu/jobs/faculty/

Women and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript. Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. “Georgia Regents University of Augusta is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success.”

Georgia Regents University of Augusta is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Georgia Regents University of Augusta is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, GRU is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.