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Cornell University – Health Sciences Librarian

Job Description – Health Sciences Librarian (#16982)

POSITION SUMMARY:
Develop and lead innovative information services for the growing population of health sciences researchers at Cornell University in Ithaca.  Acquire and maintain expertise in information trends in the health sciences.  Partner with campus units including the Cornell Population Program, the Institute on Health Economics, Health Behaviors, and Disparities, the Sloan Program, and the Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research.  Maintain active connection with the Weill Cornell Medical Library, located in New York City. Deliver information services to the Cornell community including reference and consulting services and instruction in information management. Serve as library liaison to four departments: Biology and Society, Nutrition, Policy Analysis and Management, and Human Development.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library or Information Science Subject background in health sciences or allied subjects
  • Familiarity with software and tools for information management
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Must enjoy providing services to a diverse audience
  • Demonstrated initiative and flexibility, and ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Commitment to professional development

Preferred:
Work experience in an academic setting, and/or instructional experience, especially in the area of information literacy or e-learning approaches.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names, phone numbers, and addresses for three professional references.

Apply online (#16982): https://www.hr.cornell.edu/jobs/positions.html

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