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Nursing Liaison Librarian

The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Library seeks a creative, dynamic and innovative Nursing Liaison Librarian.

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Information & Research Services, The Nursing Liaison Librarian is responsible for planning, promoting and providing nursing information services to the faculty, staff and students of the School of Nursing, the clinical nursing programs at OHSU and in the OHSU Library. Continually assessing the needs of OHSU Library’s users, the Nursing Liaison Librarian provides information services to support the needs of OHSU, developing and implementing new programs and services as appropriate, and serves as the liaison to assigned departments by cultivating relationships with faculty, staff and students in liaison areas. This position will investigate and anticipate the evolving needs of the nursing programs at OHSU, and leverage library expertise and identify new partnerships when opportunities arise. This includes assisting nursing faculty, staff and students with information literacy, informatics, and research data management needs. This position supports students and faculty in all nursing programs and locations affiliated with OHSU, including the regional campuses.

The Nursing Liaison Librarian provides Evidence Based Practice training and supports the outreach activities of the OHSU Library where appropriate. The Nursing Liaison Librarian provides instruction to faculty, staff and students at their educational and clinical sites and participates in the development of curriculum and provides educational programs in one-on-one and group settings, meeting the needs of OHSU users. As a member of the Library Faculty, the Nursing Liaison Librarian participates in planning, policy formation, and decision-making relating to library services, collections, and technologies. This position requires scholarship and service that contributes to the effectiveness of the Library, the University, and the profession.

Position Conditions/Qualifications:

Required: Accredited graduate degree in an appropriate discipline (library and information science, health sciences, or related area); demonstrated familiarity with core health science resources, including mobile and clinical decision support tools; demonstrated knowledge of EBP and its application to nursing; strong customer service orientation; excellent oral, written, analytical and interpersonal communication skills; excellent presentation skills; demonstrated knowledge of teaching and learning methods for adult learners; ability to represent the library effectively and positively to diverse audiences; evidence of initiative and flexibility; self-motivation with demonstrated ability to work independently and as a contributing member of a team; attention to detail and strong analytical skills; ability to travel to regional campuses throughout Oregon.

Preferred: 2-3 years professional experience in a health sciences library or clinical setting; record of scholarship, teaching, and/or active membership in professional organizations; experience conducting EBP and systematic review searches; demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills; proficiency using EndNote or similar bibliographic management software; and membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP).

The Institution:

The Institution: Oregon Health & Science University is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center and is made up of the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Public Health; College of Pharmacy; numerous Centers and Institutes; 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 Information & Research Services Department is responsible for the public services and collections activities in the Library. Liaison Librarians provide services to the departments, centers and schools at OHSU, and in the community. Liaisons reach out to and foster active communication and collaboration with constituents in their liaison areas. The Access Services staff triage library users’ information needs to the appropriate library staff member, whether the users’ first point of contact is an on-site service desk, or by telephone or email. Working with library staff and OHSU users, the Collection Management staff acquire and catalog resources and facilitate access to the Library’s collections.

Rank and Salary: This is a faculty position with a 12 month appointment at the level of Assistant Professor. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, minimum $50,000.

Applications and Nominations: To apply please visit http://ohsujobs.com and search for position IRC53743. Applications should include a resume, a letter of introduction, and contact information for three references. Application review will begin August 15. Open until filled.

OHSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Applicants with disabilities can request reasonable accommodation by contacting the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148.

Clinical Liaison Librarian

The Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Library seeks a creative, dynamic and innovative Clinical Liaison Librarian.

Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Information & Research Services, the Clinical Liaison Librarian is responsible for planning, promoting and providing clinical information services in the OHSU Library, affiliated clinics and the UME curriculum, with particular responsibilities as liaison to clinical and clinical research departments in the School of Medicine and their faculty, staff, residents and students. This position is responsible for Evidence Based Practice training and is expected to attend Grand Rounds, journal clubs, and other relevant academic and clinical meetings. This position works with the UME Liaison to create and provide EBM and Informatics instruction to students in the MD curriculum. This position also leverages library expertise and identifies new partnership opportunities, including, but not limited to, clinical informatics and best practices related to clinical data sharing policies. Continually assessing the needs of OHSU Library’s users, the Clinical Liaison Librarian will develop and implement new programs and services as appropriate, investigating and anticipating the evolving needs of the clinical and clinical research departments at OHSU.

The Clinical Liaison Librarian plans, promotes and provides information services to support the needs of faculty, residents, staff and students at OHSU; serves as the liaison to assigned clinical departments by cultivating relationships with faculty, residents, staff and students in liaison areas; provides instruction to faculty, residents, staff and students at their clinical sites, ambulatory clinics, and other points of care, writes curriculum and provides educational programs in one-on-one and group settings, meeting the needs of OHSU users. As a member of the Library Faculty, the Clinical Liaison Librarian participates in planning, policy formation, and decision-making relating to library services, collections, and technologies. This position requires scholarship and service that contributes to the effectiveness of the Library, the University, and the profession.

Position Conditions/Qualifications:

Required: Accredited graduate degree in an appropriate discipline (library and information science, health sciences, or related area); strong customer service orientation with excellent oral, written, analytical and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated familiarity with core health science resources, including mobile and clinical decision support tools; excellent presentation skills; demonstrated knowledge of teaching and learning methods for adult learners; experience conducting EBM and systematic review searches; evidence of initiative and flexibility; self-motivation with demonstrated ability to work independently and as a contributing member of a team; attention to detail and strong analytical skills; and the ability to think and react quickly in a clinical environment.

Preferred: 2-3 years professional experience in a health sciences library or clinical setting; understanding of clinical informatics; record of scholarship, teaching, and/or active membership in professional organizations; demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills; proficiency using EndNote or similar bibliographic management software; and membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP).

The Institution:

The Institution: Oregon Health & Science University is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center and is made up of the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing and Public Health; College of Pharmacy; numerous Centers and Institutes; 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 Information & Research Services Department is responsible for the public services and collections activities in the Library. Liaison Librarians provide services to the departments, centers and schools at OHSU, and in the community. Liaisons reach out to and foster active communication and collaboration with constituents in their liaison areas. The Access Services staff triage library users’ information needs to the appropriate library staff member, whether the users’ first point of contact is an on-site service desk, or by telephone or email. Working with library staff and OHSU users, the Collection Management staff acquire and catalog resources and facilitate access to the Library’s collections.

Rank and Salary: This is a faculty position with a 12 month appointment at the level of Assistant Professor. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, minimum $50,000.

Applications and Nominations: To apply please visit http://ohsujobs.com and search for position IRC53715. Applications should include a resume, a letter of introduction, and contact information for three references. Application review will begin August 15. Open until filled.

OHSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Applicants with disabilities can request reasonable accommodation by contacting the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148.

University Archivist

Position Description:

The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.

This position reports to (supervisor): Director of Curatorial Services

The duties of this position are in furtherance of the Oregon Health & Science University and the OHSU Library missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.

General statement of duties includes:

The University Archivist is responsible for the day-to-day management and long-term development of OHSU’s archives program. Reporting to the Director of Curatorial Services, the University Archivist contributes positive, expansive vision to OHSU Historical Collections & Archives, seeking new ways to build collections, enhance access, and engage audiences. The University Archivist identifies, appraises, and acquires archives, manuscripts, university publications, and artifacts in all formats. Supervising a staff of 1.5-3.0 FTE, the position manages accessioning, arrangement, description, preservation, and storage of collections. The University Archivist develops collection management data, EAD finding aids, and other access tools.

The University Archivist plays a major role in digital curation activities, working with a cross-functional team across the library.  Responsibilities include building and managing digital collections; defining workflows, procedures, and standards; advising on best practices; participating in policy formation; and working with university partners to develop collections, projects, and services.

The University Archivist conducts scholarship and service that contributes to the effectiveness of the Library, the University, and the profession. The position teaches classes, workshops, and instructional sessions; assists researchers through reference and instruction; and conducts exhibits, tours, special events, and other outreach activities. The University Archivist collaborates with donors, faculty, students, staff, and alumni, demonstrating outcomes through presentations, exhibits, events, publications, and reports.

This position monitors, interprets, and applies emerging archival theory and trends. As a colleague and supervisor, the University Archivist fosters a culture of productivity, knowledge sharing, and user orientation. The position participates in developing and implementing policies and procedures in OHSU Historical Collections & Archives, and consults with the university community on records management policy and practices. As a member of the Library Faculty, the University Archivist participates in planning, policy formation, and decision-making relating to library services, collections, and technologies.  This position represents OHSU Library in the Orbis Cascade Alliance Archives & Manuscripts Service.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited Library and Information Science program with a concentration in archives, or an equivalent combination of advanced degree and work experience
  • Minimum of two years of experience in arranging and describing archival collections of diverse size, content, and format, preferably in an academic or health sciences setting
  • Strong knowledge of current archival theory and trends; ability to judiciously apply theory to practice
  • Demonstrated success in working with collaborative, cross-functional teams on complex projects
  • Experience in using flexible standards for arrangement and description, particularly minimum-level processing; ability to use judgment and pragmatism in applying standards
  • Demonstrated experience with technical and descriptive standards including EAD, DACS, MARC, and Dublin Core; knowledge of emerging standards
  • Experience with digitization; knowledge of digital preservation standards and best practices
  • Familiarity with HIPAA and FERPA principles; ability to manage sensitive materials by balancing access and legal requirements
  • Supervisory experience; ability to lead a team and delegate effectively
  • Outstanding analytical, writing, interpersonal, and organizational skills; ability to represent the library effectively and positively to diverse audiences
  • Experience with donor relations
  • Ability to contribute service and scholarship to the profession
  • Ability to lift and carry a 40-pound box

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience applying HIPAA and FERPA principles to archival arrangement, description, and access
  • Experience with Archivists Toolkit; knowledge of ArchivesSpace
  • Experience managing artifact collections
  • Experience with teaching, reference, instruction, and outreach in archives or special collections
  • Experience with space planning and stacks management
  • Experience collaborating with academic staff, faculty, students, and alumni
  • Knowledge of the history of health sciences and the history of the Pacific Northwest

Rank and Salary: This is a non-tenured, twelve-month faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, minimum $50,000.

Applications: To apply please visit ohsujobs.com and search for position IRC53411. Applications should include a resume, a cover letter, and contact information for three references. Screening of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

OHSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status. Applicants with disabilities can request reasonable accommodation by contacting the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148.