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From the GMR: NN/LM Southeastern Atlantic Region-Faculty Position Vacancy

The following message is being forwarded upon request of our sister region, NN/LM Southeast/Atlantic

Non-tenured Faculty Position Vacancy

TITLE: Librarian/Community Outreach Coordinator
LOCATION: Regional Medical Library Division
SALARY: $50,000 Minimum - Commensurate with qualifications and experience

RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensures an organized approach to outreach activities to the minority communities and faith and community based organizations in the 13-state region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region (NN/LM SE/A). Responds to the educational and information needs of specific populations by providing training sessions and exhibits of information access products and services, including facilitating information access by supporting regional outreach projects; promotes connections and the development of health resource collections and libraries; and provides consultation services. Develops training programs to meet the information needs of community leaders and consumers in the NN/LM SE/A; provides consulting and technical assistance to specific population leaders in the region on health information access, database searching, grant writing, evaluation studies, etc.; develops training tools for national online databases and exhibits of information access products and services.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: MLS from an ALA accredited school and three years of librarian experience; experience with searching NLM databases (especially MEDLINE and MedlinePlus) and familiarity with NLM products and services; demonstrated experience with microcomputers; recent training experience; and excellent communication and interpersonal skill. Valid driver’s license. PREFERRED: Spanish language competency strongly desired. Knowledge or experience with: consumer health resources; instructional design and course development; teaching; evaluation; conducting research in information science or instructional design; writing and editing; project management; and recent library technology.

APPLICATIONS: For best consideration, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and affidavit along with names/addresses/phone numbers of three references by July 17, 2009. Applications accepted until position is filled. Include on separate page the verification statement (affidavit): “I verify that the contents of my curriculum vitae are accurate and current.” Sign and date affidavit and mail/fax with curriculum vitae to: Ms. Jane Peters, UM-HS/HSL, Human Resources Office, 601 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 or fax to 410.706.3101. For more information call 410.706.6747 or visit our website.

The University of Maryland is an AA/EOE/ADA employer. The University supports diversity initiatives and encourages minorities to apply.

Janice E. Kelly
Executive Director
NN/LM Southeastern/Atlantic Region
University of Maryland HS/HSL
601 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201 - 1512
T: 410-706-2855
T: 800 - 338-7657 (in region only)
F: 410-706-0099
E: jkelly@hshsl.umaryland.edu

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