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Medical Librarian

Apply now Job no: 494404
Work type: Full-Time
Location: Queen Lane Campus
Categories: Office of the Provost, Drexel University

About Drexel

Drexel is a comprehensive global research university ranked among the top 100 in the nation. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, and a major engine for economic development in the region. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary:

The Libraries is seeking a Librarian with medical or related subject expertise in information resources and tools, pedagogy and/or research to serve as a team member contributing to the Libraries matrixed programs supporting Information Assistance, Curricula Support, Scholarly Communications, Liaison, and Research Output Management.

Essential Functions

Develop and support resources for guidance and assistance for clients to find, access, evaluate, and use information as part of the Information Assistance program.

Collaborate with faculty and staff in a specific discipline (dependent upon expertise/assignments) to integrate research and information-seeking instruction into appropriate courses and curriculum to advance information and data literacy skills as part of the Curricula Support program

Provide general, as well as specialized consultation in person, phone, email and chat.

Actively contribute to crafting and promoting Libraries messaging to build partnerships with clients and colleagues to develop programs and tools that enrich teaching, research, and scholarship. Share information and feedback from Schools and Colleges about their relationships to scholarship with Libraries leadership and other liaisons to improve services and resources.

Required Qualifications:

Masters Degree, Library & Information Science, 3 years experience

Other Requirements:

• Undergraduate degree, graduate coursework, and/or professional experience in medical discipline
• Demonstrated knowledge of medical information resources, tools and scholarly trends
• Demonstrated knowledge of medical pedagogy and current instructional techniques
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong customer service orientation and commitment to inclusiveness of diverse ideas and perspectives
• Evidence of self-motivation to address new challenges, ability to solve problems with minimal supervision and commitment to learn new knowledge and skills
• Familiar with current and emerging technologies and trends in academic libraries and scholarly communications
• Excellent organizational skills, including time and project management
• Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment; able to lead as well as execute and take constructive input from multiple sources
• Demonstrated involvement and contribution to the profession through service, presentations, publications, and/or research

Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in a library or academic setting
Demonstrated success working within a dynamic, matrix organization

Physical Demands:

Job Location:

Queen Lane Campus

Additional Information:

This position is classified as exempt with a salary grade of K.  For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure,

Special Instructions:

Please make sure you upload your Resume and Cover Letter when submitting your application.

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