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From the GMR: Assistant Librarian - Interlibrary Loan and Reference, Des Moines University

The Des Moines University Library is inviting applications for the position of Assistant Librarian-Interlibrary Loan & Reference.

Duties for this highly visible position may include providing prompt reference and interlibrary loan services to faculty, staff, students and area health care professionals; supervision of Student Library Assistants; conducting computer searches of PubMed and MEDLINE as well as utilizing DOCLINE, SILO and the OCLC Interlibrary Loan function; coordinating medical and health science database training sessions with Education Librarian; maintaining an accurate record of billings from lending libraries and reconciliation and billings to individuals/departments; serve with Director as liaison with Polk County Biomedical Consortium; assist with daily circulation duties and more.

Requirements for this position include Master's in Library Science plus another advanced degree in Education, Life or Health Sciences; 7 or more years of academic or health sciences library experience focusing on Interlibrary Loan & Reference services; supervisory experience; experience training/educating faculty and students in library research; familiarity with medical library resources and databases such as MEDLINE and PubMed; excellent communication skills and being able to take evening/weekend calls from Student Library Assistants.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at www.dmu.edu/employment. Interested candidates should include their CV plus contact information for 3 professional references and a cover letter (required) detailing their expertise in academic or health science library experience to Library Director L. Marquardt. Submissions w/o all the above will not be eligible for consideration.

Application review and/or interview scheduling will commence immediately.

Application deadline is May 9, 2012 4PM CST

For complete job description or fulltime benefit summary, candidates are invited to visit www.dmu.edu/employment.

Des Moines University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, employees and students. The University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or marital status. Applications by members of underrepresented groups are encouraged

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