New Vacancy – Nurse Consumer Health Librarian, Smathers Libraries, University of Florida

The George A. Smathers Libraries seeks a creative and service-oriented liaison librarian at the Health Science Center Library. The liaison librarian provides reference assistance and consultations, instruction, outreach, and collection management for assigned departments and programs in the Academic Health Center. This tenure track faculty position serves as a member of the Biomedical and Health Information Services team, and provides services in a variety of modes (in person, 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 liaison librarian will be asked to 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.

The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and consequently the liaison librarian will serve on various committees and teams. To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the liaison librarian will be expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, genders, and perspectives in work activities.The liaison librarian will pursue professional development opportunities, including research, publication, and professional service activities in order to meet library-wide criteria for tenure and promotion.

The search will remain open until May 1, 2014, and review of applications will begin on April 3, 2014.  Interested candidates should follow the application procedures outlined on the Position Vacancy Announcement at:

All inquiries and submissions of required application materials should be sent to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at:


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