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Job Posting-Dental Librarian at University of Missouri/Kansas City

Dental Librarian:
Comprehensive research university library in exciting, affordable city, seeks candidates with energy, creativity, flexibility, and strong commitment to public service. {The Dental Library, as part of the Health Sciences Division of the University Libraries, provides information services and support to the faculty and students of the School of Dentistry, and other schools in the life sciences.}
• Provides the leadership in the delivery of all Dental Library services;
• Makes the Dental Library a viable part of the curriculum;
• Manages all aspects of the Dental Library (including the Instructional Resources Library). This includes personnel matters, collection development, space planning and program planning;
• Provides for the administration of the Health Sciences Library in the absence of the Director, Health Sciences Libraries.
• Participates in the strategic planning for the University Libraries and implements strategic initiatives as they apply to the Dental Library.
Reports directly to the Director, Health Sciences Libraries.
Minimum requirements:
• ALA-accredited MLS
• 3-plus years experience with increasing levels of responsibility and supervision of professional or paraprofessional staff.
• Exceptional interpersonal, communication, planning, and organizational skills
• Ability to work positively, productively with diverse constituencies in environment of rapid change
• Strong public service commitment
• Evidence of mature judgment
• Evidence of professional initiative
• Understanding of scholarly research environment
• Potential to meet promotion requirements in non-tenure track appointment
• Additional graduate degree
• Experience in medical/dental library environment
• Experience working with health sciences faculty and/or user groups.
• Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals
Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience and excellent retirement/benefits package.
To Apply: Applications will only be accepted online. To apply, please go to: http://tinyurl.com/umkcjobsearch. Please attach Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae and three references as one document for the "Resume" attachment. You may address your cover letter to: Peggy Mullaly-Quijas, Chair of Search Committee. For inquiries, please contact 816-235-1531 or umkcula@umkc.edu.
Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must state their current visa and residency status. All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment. Application review begins March 30, 2010.
UMKC is an Equal Access, Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer, that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.

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