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Monday, January 23, 2017

F/T - Health Sciences Librarian, Long Island U-Brooklyn (NY)

F/T - Health Sciences Librarian, Long Island University Brooklyn (NY)

Health Sciences Librarian
The Brooklyn Campus Library at Long Island University seeks an enthusiastic, user-oriented individual to support students and faculty through curriculum-integrated library instruction, reference services and consultations, and collection development activities. The successful candidate for the Health Sciences Librarian position will have experience with the specialized information resources used by students of the health professions. This person will serve as the library liaison to several departments and programs, including Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Occupational Therapy. The Health Sciences Librarian will be a member of the Reference and Instruction team, and will work collaboratively with the Coordinator of Library Instruction and disciplinary faculty to deliver student-centered information literacy sessions. This is a tenure-track faculty position that requires research, publication, and service to the university and the profession.

  • Design, implement, and assess information literacy instruction with a focus on health sciences students
  • Serve as liaison to academic departments in the School of Health Professions, the School of Nursing, and the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Collaborate with teaching faculty to incorporate information literacy development into the curriculum
  • Provide online and in person reference services
  • Provide service to departmental and University committees

  • Master’s degree in library science from an ALA-accredited institution or ALA-recognized equivalent
  • Teaching experience in an academic or medical library
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experience serving a highly diverse user community
  • Familiarity with health sciences library resources
  • A second master's degree, preferably in health sciences or a related subject, is highly desirable
  • Experience developing and employing a student-centered pedagogy
  • Experience as a library liaison to academic and/or other campus departments
  • Academic publication or other demonstrated scholarship
  • Knowledge of trends and developments in academic libraries, including the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education
Anticipated Starting Date: September 1, 2017

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Long Island University offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous retirement plan and paid research time. Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. 

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