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Monday, June 27, 2016

Ref and Instr'l Health Sci Lib, Molloy College (NY)

The Molloy College Library in Rockville Centre, NY is seeking a Reference and Instructional Health Sciences Librarian.

Reporting to the Associate Librarian Head of Reference Services, the Reference and Instructional Health Sciences Librarian provides tailored information instruction (both in a classroom and a one-on-one environment), reference and research services to students, faculty, staff and other patrons of the James E. Tobin Library. 

The Health Sciences Librarian will primarily work with students in Molloy College’s numerous health sciences programs, including, but not limited to: the Ph.D in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Nurse Practitioner, RN-BSN, Bachelor’s in Nursing, Bachelor’s in Cardiovascular Therapy, and Bachelor’s in Respiratory Therapy programs. Education and experience in a health sciences field (nursing preferred) is required for this position.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide reference, instructional, and research services to students, faculty members, and other patrons of the James E. Tobin Library.
  • Develop customized classroom instruction sessions upon request.
  • Teach research and search strategies to patrons in small and large groups and / or one-on-one sessions.
  • Update and maintain online tutorials utilizing LibGuides
  • Remain current in navigating academic resources held by the James E. Tobin Library.
  • Other library related duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
  • Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in Library/Information Science from an American Library Association accredited school.
  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in a health sciences field, and at least two years working in that field.
  • Strong knowledge of medicine and healthcare related academic databases such as  CINAHL, Cochrane, PubMed and Ovid.
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to assist students at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels, adjusting style and teaching techniques as necessary
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in a health sciences field (nursing preferred)
  • At least two years of experience in an academic library and prior experience teaching instructional sessions
  • Experience with citation managers, especially RefWorks or ProQuest Flow is desired
Please send resume and hours of availability to Nikki Palumbo, Associate Librarian Head of Reference Services, at: or mail to:

Molloy College Library
Attn: Nikki Palumbo
1000 Hempstead Avenue
Rockville Centre, New York 11571
Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged