Health Sciences Liaison Librarian, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

The George A. Smathers Libraries seeks a creative and service-oriented liaison librarian at the Health Science Center Library. The Health Sciences Liaison Librarian provides reference assistance and consultations, instruction, outreach, and collection management for the College of Dentistry and assigned departments in the College of Medicine and participates in inter-professional education initiatives at the Health Science Center. This tenure-track faculty position serves as a member of the Biomedical and Health Information Services (BHIS) team in support of the University of Florida Health Science Center vision for increased multidisciplinary and cross-college collaboration and education, and provides services in a variety of modes (in person, phone, email, “house calls”). 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 Sciences Liaison Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. The Health Sciences 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 Health Sciences Liaison Librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities.

The search will remain open until July 6, 2016. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at http://library.ufl.edu/pers/FacultyPositions.html. Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application not being considered. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please contact: Bonnie Smith, George A. Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at bonniesmith@ufl.edu.

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: bonniesmith@ufl.edu.

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