Instructor/Assistant Librarian – LSU Health Shreveport – Shreveport, LA

Web posting:
http://www.lsuhscshreveport.edu/HumanResources/Jobs/2120.aspx

Instructor/Assistant Librarian, Medical Library
Posted Date: 2/18/2015
Position Number: 29108
Salary Range: Negotiable
Location: LSU Health Shreveport
Posting Open until Filled

Minimum Qualifications:
ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science; an understanding of general library procedures; organizational ability. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to contribute to a team-oriented, collaborative environment as well as to work independently; problem solving ability; working knowledge of office productivity software; and ability to work effectively with colleagues, students, faculty and staff.

Preferred: Health sciences reference experience, including database searching; familiarity with medical vocabulary and evidence-based practice as it relates to the literature; membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals.

Job Summary:
This is a faculty position which can be at the rank of instructor or it can be tenure-track with the rank of assistant librarian/assistant professor, depending on qualifications and experience. Responsibilities include:
• Provision of timely and accurate reference assistance to faculty, staff, students and other patrons
• Searching of databases in support of research, patient care, and other inquiries
• Developing and teaching library-initiated classes, as well as teaching curriculum classes
• Collection of reference statistics from all service points
• Liaison duties for assigned departments
• Participation in morning report
• Creation and maintenance of LibGuides in assigned subject areas
• Activities expected of faculty members (committee service, publishing, pursuit of grants, research, teaching)

To Apply:
Applicants should submit CV and three letters of reference to the Faculty Staffing Office at LSUHSC-Shreveport via email to: ShvFacultyRecruitment@lsuhsc.edu or by mail to the address below:

LSU Health Sciences Center – Shreveport
Department of Human Resource Management
Attn: Faculty Recruitment
1501 Kings Highway, P.O. Box 33932
Shreveport, LA 71130-3932

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.

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