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From the GMR: Position available: Loyola Univ Chicago Health Sciences Library

Information Services & Instruction Librarian

Loyola University Chicago is a nationally recognized urban university founded in 1870 in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. The Health Sciences Campus, located in Maywood, IL, is committed to nursing, medical, graduate and post-graduate education. The library and its services support faculty, students and staff of the Stritch School of Medicine and its programs, and the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing.

This is a great opportunity for a dynamic, creative, and service-oriented librarian to serve as Information Services & Instruction Librarian on a vibrant and growing health sciences campus. The Information Services & Instruction Librarian supports the Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences community with a variety of Information Services that include:

  • distributed research and reference service with a focus on basic sciences and clinical researchers

  • collaboratively design and teach online and on-site library instruction

  • plan and participate in outreach to promote and expand library service to internal and external communities

  • participate in the maintenance and improvement of the library website based on usability studies and customer and staff feedback

The successful candidate will:

  • demonstrate proficiency with biomedical resources

  • demonstrate proficiency in teaching information skills

  • value and model outstanding customer services skills

  • possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Suite, Drupal, HTML and various web editors, and CSS

  • appreciate the ability to work independently and in a team-based environment

  • demonstrate outstanding written and oral communication skills

  • possess an ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent and an undergraduate or advanced degree in the life sciences

  • consistently demonstrate flexibility, a sense of humor, and a strong commitment to outstanding customer service

Salary is available upon request. Loyola University Chicago benefits package includes tuition remission. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Send resume and names of three references to: Jeanne Sadlik, Associate Director Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Library, Building 125-1526, 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153; jsadlik@luc.edu

Loyola is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer/educator and is committed to a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

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