Job Family: Faculty - Academic - Not OT Eligible, Faculty - Administrative - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Health Sciences Librarian works closely with other library faculty and staff to empower and inform the Health Sciences community through services and resources to advance education and scholarship.
Masters Degree in Information/Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited school.
Demonstrated effective interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to interact with large groups and individuals at all work levels.
Demonstrated sensitivity to and desire to promote diversity.
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and software applications.
A record showing commitment to customer service and the application of appropriate flexibility in response to issues and opposing points of view is required.
Educational background in the physical, health, or life sciences.
Work experience in the health sciences.
Experience working with or supporting Nursing faculty and students, practitioners, or other healthcare professionals.
Familiarity with current trends in evidence-based medicine and health sciences librarianship.
Familiarity with clinical research, and point-of-care resources.
Experience creating instructional and outreach materials utilizing LibGuides or other systems.
Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications. FTE: 1.0; Full Time Tenure Track (Faculty only): Yes Permanent/Temporary: Permanent Position Term in months: 12 City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA, 99202 Department Link: Spokane Academic Library Background Check: Yes, this position has been determined to require a background check. Screening Begin Date: March 15, 2021 Special Instructions to Applicants: Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Required Documents: Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
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Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.