Assistant/Associate Librarian – Medical Library – Louisiana State Government – Shreveport, LA

PSN 29042 LSU Health Shreveport Assistant/Associate Librarian, Medical Library.

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Professional degree from an ALA accredited library school. An understanding of general library procedures. Basic understanding of computer applications in a library environment. Knowledge of database management, spreadsheet, and word processing programs. A minimum of 2 years experience in a library in an administrative or division head level position. Team-oriented, collaborative environment, problem solving ability, and a strong commitment to quality public service, excellent microcomputer skills, ability to work effectively with colleagues, students, faculty and staff, and knowledge or emerging trends in educational methodology. The individual must provide leadership and vision in providing educational opportunities to staff, students, and faculty of this institution.

Job Concepts:

This is a full-faculty, tenure-track position in the Department of Health Sciences Library of the LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. The person holding this position will be responsible for:
Promoting lifelong learning skills and information literacy within the health sciences center, including students, faculty, and other personnel and staff
Planning and coordinating educational programs
Developing instructional course materials for Freshman Orientation, Immersion, Module III, the Senior Selective and other courses in the curriculum
Planning and providing library instruction/teaching for students in the School of Allied Health Professions, Graduate School, and School of Medicine
Serving as the library liaison to curriculum planning/advisory committees
Working cooperatively with faculty to develop educational offerings
Coordinating educational offerings through workshops, teleconferences, and classes to meet the continuing education needs of staff, students, and faculty
Directly supervising personnel who might be assigned to the Section
Selecting and recommending appropriate materials and equipment for the needs of the Section
Preparing information for newsletters, brochures, informational materials related to the workings of the Section
Fulfilling the requirements of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region Resource Library Subcontract as follows: plan and evaluate Network programs; provide direct outreach to unaffiliated health care providers, including underserved, rural or minority health care professionals or public health workers; provide PubMed/Loansome Doc/MEDLINEplus training and support; provide direct outreach to consumers and consumer health information providers to improve health information literacy; aid in technology awareness/transfer; exhibit NLM products and services; foster and provide special outreach projects.

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