Health Literacy and Health Sciences Liaison Librarian — Smathers Libraries, University of Florida a�� Gainesville, Florida

The George A. Smathers Libraries seeks a creative and service-oriented liaison librarian at the Health Science Center Library. The Health Literacy and Health Sciences Liaison Librarian is responsible for collaborating with clinicians, educators, students, library faculty, and community partners in developing and implementing health literacy strategies. This position also provides reference assistance and consultations, instruction, outreach, and collection management for assigned departments and programs in the College of Medicine and the College of Public Health and Health Professions. This tenure track faculty position serves as a member of the Biomedical and Health Information Services (BHIS) team, and provides services in a variety of modes (in person, phone, email, a�?house callsa�?.) The position is responsible for special projects as assigned, such as collection reviews, development of web-based resources, and service evaluation. The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and, consequently, the Health Literacy and Health Sciences Liaison Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. The Liaison Librarian performs scholarly research and provides service at the institutional and professional levels as related to assignment and in accordance with tenure and promotion criteria.

To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Liaison Librarian is expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in work activities.

The search will remain open until September 21, 2015, and review of applications will begin on August 17, 2015. Submit all application materials through the Jobs at UF online application system at Incomplete applications will not be considered. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please contact Bonnie Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at:

About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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