Friday, September 10, 2010

New Vacancy - Distance Learning Librarian, University of Florida

The University of Florida - The George A. Smathers Libraries seeks a creative and service-oriented liaison and distance learning librarian for the health sciences. The Liaison/Distance Learning Librarian coordinates the Library's education and information services for Health Science Center distance learning students and programs. This position serves as a member of the Health Science Center Library Biomedical and Health Information Services team and provides reference services, instruction, outreach, and collection management in a variety of modes (in person, email, “house calls”) for assigned departments/programs in the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health and Health Professions. The position is responsible for special projects as assigned, such as collection reviews, development of web-based resources, and service evaluation. The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and, consequently, the Liaison/Distance Learning Librarian will be asked to serve on various committees and teams, including the HSC-wide interdisciplinary HSC/Shands Education Advisory Committee of the IT Governance Steering Committee. The Liaison/Distance Learning Librarian performs scholarly research and provides service at the institutional and professional levels as related to assignment and in accordance with tenure and promotion criteria.

The complete vacancy announcement and application instructions are available at: