Library Jobs

Head of Learning and Information Services

Working in collaboration with Library team members, peer managers, and leaders across the OHSU community, the Head of Learning and Information Services   will lead the planning, development, and evaluation of the Library’s educational and information services. The position will supervise a team of faculty librarians to serve the evolving needs of OHSU’s education, research, and clinical communities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership: Guide expansion of library engagement with OHSU curricula and residency programs.
  • Services and Team Management: Lead the Library’s Learning and Information Services team, fostering a culture of creativity and continuous growth in support of education, research, and clinical excellence.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Actively cultivate inclusive practices that support equitable outcomes within the library and for the communities we serve.
  • Advocacy: Build relationships to strengthen the reach of the Learning and Information Services team and tell a compelling story about its contributions.
  • Collaboration: Serve on the Library Management Team and contribute to strategic planning and innovation in support of organizational priorities.
  • Faculty Engagement: As a faculty member, participate in scholarship, research, and service to advance the library's mission.

We’re Seeking:

  • Background in academic health sciences libraries or education.
  • Experience with information literacy curriculum design and implementation.
  • Proven leadership in team supervision, fostering excellence and well-being.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion.
  • Outstanding communication, problem-solving, and partnership-building skills.


  • Minimum $97,000 annually, commensurate with experience.

Open House: An optional information session about this position will be held on Thursday, May 9th at 12:00 PM PTD. 

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Apply: Step into a role where your vision and leadership will make a tangible impact on health sciences education, biomedical research, and clinical care! Learn more about the position, candidate qualifications, and apply here (requisition no. 2024-29236).  Please include a CV/resume and a cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications with your application. 

Projected Hiring Timeline:

  • Application Open: Week of April 1.
  • Virtual Open House: May 9, 12:00 – 1:00 PM (PDT)
  • Priority Application Deadline: May 24.
  • First Round Interviews: June 10 – 21 (virtual).
  • Final Selection: Onsite interviews in July, with the aim of a September start date aligned with beginning of the 2024/2025 academic year.

For questions, contact Tracy Thornton, Director of Library Operations, at

Student Worker Positions

The Library occasionally hires student workers in our Historical Collections & Archives department.  To see current openings, please go to the OHSU Jobs page and search “library student worker.” 

Volunteer Opportunities

OHSU Library does not have any Volunteer opportunities at this time. 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the OHSU Library. Volunteer opportunities at the Library are coordinated through the OHSU Office of Visitors and Volunteers. That office connects you as a potential volunteer to opportunities and guides you through the volunteer registration process. Learn about how to become a volunteer and see current opportunities available on their webpage.  

Careers in Health Sciences Libraries

We are always happy to talk about careers in health sciences libraries.  You can read more about exploring a career in health sciences librarianship from the Medical Library Association and then reach out to one of our Library team members based on your specific area of interest to ask questions or request an informational interview.