Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Information & Research Services
The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Library in Portland seeks a creative, dynamic, and innovative Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Information & Research Services. OHSU is the state's only comprehensive academic health center and is made up of the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, and Nursing; College of Pharmacy; OHSU Healthcare; and related programs. The OHSU Library, the largest health sciences library in Oregon, serves the faculty, staff, and students of OHSU, as well as health professionals and residents of the State of Oregon. The OHSU Library staff provides services in support of teaching, research, and patient care. An active participant in the Orbis Cascade Alliance, the OHSU Library is implementing the consortium’s ambitious Strategic Agenda. Please visit www.ohsu.edu/library for further information.
Reporting to the University Librarian, the AUL for Information & Research Services provides leadership, vision, and management for the OHSU Library’s education and research services, access services, and outreach programs. As a senior member of the library management team, this position takes an active part in strategic planning; sets goals and objectives; serves on the Library Council which includes representatives from management, professional, and classified staff; supervises 6.0 FTE of professional, 6.3 FTE of classified, and 6.0 FTE of student staff; and collaborates with campus, community, and regional partners to provide services to the OHSU education, research, and clinical communities, and residents of the State of Oregon.
As a member of the Library Faculty, the AUL for Information & Research Services participates in planning, policy formation, and decision-making relating to health sciences services, collections, and technologies. This position requires scholarship and service that contributes to the effectiveness of the Library, the University, and the profession.
Required Qualifications: Accredited graduate degree in an appropriate discipline (library and information science or related area); 8 years of professional experience in public services in an academic library setting including 5 years of supervisory experience; success in mentoring, developing, and leading staff with a collaborative and open approach; experience with strategic planning and project management; established successful partnerships with campus organizations; strong customer service orientation with excellent oral, written, analytical and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated understanding of the challenges facing academic health center libraries and familiarity with emerging topics; demonstrated familiarity with core health sciences reference tools; success in obtaining grant funding; evidence of initiative and flexibility; experience with change management; record of scholarship, teaching, and/or active leadership in professional organizations.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in an academic health sciences library setting; membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP); experience providing reference, education, circulation, and interlibrary loan services; documented familiarity with current collection development practices; diversity of scholarly activities; evidence of familiarity with user experience in libraries.
Rank and Salary: This is a non-tenured, twelve-month faculty position at the level of Associate Professor or Professor. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, minimum $65,000.
Applications and Nominations: To apply please visit ohsujobs.com and search for position IRC38797. Applications should include a resume, a letter of introduction, and contact information for three references. Screening of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. OHSU is an AA/EO employer.