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From the GMR: Position Available: Outreach Librarian NN/LM Network Office

Position Available: Outreach Librarian, NN/LM National Network Office
Institution: National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland
Job Announcement: HHS/NIH-2007-0701
Salary: $66,767 - $103,220
Recruitment Dates: 7/30/07-8/20/07

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) invites applications for the Outreach Librarian in the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) National Network Office in the Division of Library Operations.

This position has primary responsibility for outreach activities coordinated by the NN/LM National Network Office and serves as the liaison between the NN/LM Regional Medical Libraries and the NLM concerning outreach to health professionals and the public health workforce. The position serves as an advisor on project parameters and methods, monitors outreach activities in the Regions, initiates new outreach initiatives,and leads efforts to evaluate ongoing outreach projects to identify lessons learned and effective practices.

The position also serves as a key participant in the development and enhancement of NLM and NN/LM systems to support the tracking of the NN/LM outreach activities. The NN/LM National Network Office is responsible for coordinating the NN/LM through 8 Regional Medical Libraries. The NN/LM works to provide timely, convenient access to biomedical and health information resources for U.S. health professionals, researchers, educators and the general public. The NN/LM is the core component of NLM's outreach program and its efforts to reduce health disparities and improve health information literacy.

The successful candidate will have proven ability of professionally accepted techniques and methods for providing health information for health professionals and the public health workforce.

NLM is located on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, just a short Metro ride from Washington D.C. Bethesda has a thriving restaurant and retail hub just a short walk from NLM.

See the complete job posting at www.usajobs.com. Enter HHS/NIH-2007-0700 (or 0701).

Questions should be addressed to Keith Ross at 301-435-5725 or email rosske@od.nih.gov

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