Description: The National Network of Libraries of Medicine Southeastern/Atlantic Region’s (SE/A) Medical Library, housed within the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL), seeks a librarian to serve as Network and Evaluation Coordinator. The Coordinator oversees the development on the professional health information topic areas and leads the SE/A in conducting assessment and evaluation of the regional medical library program. The Coordinator develops outreach projects (including educational objects, award types, and consulting) to improve information access for health professionals and their proxies in the region. S/he manages the SE/A exhibits program. S/he coordinates an overall outreach plan that takes into consideration the health care and health information needs of providers and information professionals. S/he coordinates evaluation of SE/A programs, including needs analysis, subaward evaluation, and program improvement.
This is a full-time, grant-funded faculty position reporting to the Executive Director of the Regional Medical Library. The incumbent will be appointed at a rank of Librarian I or higher in accordance with the University’s policy on the appointment of faculty librarians (USM/UM Policy II 1.00(F)). Qualified individuals new to the library profession are welcome to apply.
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is based on qualifications and experience. Benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, their spouses and dependent children may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland.
Interested, qualified candidates may email your CV/resume; 3 references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” – does not need to be notarized) to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit our website at http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/about/employment.cfm or email email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by October 31, 2016.
The University of Maryland is an AA/EOE/ADA Employer. The University supports diversity initiatives and encourages minorities to apply.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campus is located in downtown Baltimore, blocks from Orioles Park at Camden Yards, Raven’s Stadium, and the Inner Harbor, a recreational waterfront destination. Forty-five miles north of Washington DC, Baltimore City and the surrounding metropolitan area are noted for high quality-of-life indicators offering historic parks, great neighborhoods, and world-famous art collections, museums, theaters, and symphony orchestras. The city has accessible public transportation systems, superior health care systems, and renowned university and educational resources.
The HS/HSL is one of the largest health sciences libraries in the United States with a track record of user-centered innovative services and programs. Sixty-five FTE employees including 25 faculty librarians staff the library. Our attractive and vibrant facility, which opened in 1998, serves as a hub for collaboration and learning with resources, programs and tools that promote discovery, creativity and innovation. The HS/HSL has 45 group study rooms, three computer classrooms, an Innovation Space , a presentation and production studio, an art gallery, and multiple technology-enhanced meeting spaces. Through the HS/HSL’s website (www.hshsl.umaryland.edu,) the UMB community has access to a full range of resources and services. The HS/HSL also serves as the headquarters for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine’s Southeastern/Atlantic Region.
The Library supports the 6300 students, and over 7500 faculty and staff members on UMB’s 60-acre research and technology complex consisting of 58 buildings including the University of Maryland BioPark, the University of Maryland Medical Center, and the VA Hospital. UMB’s professional and graduate schools comprise a dental school, graduate school, and schools of law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work. More details about the UMB can be found at http://www.umaryland.edu/