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June 1999, Week 2


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Christee King <[log in to unmask]>
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Christee King <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 9 Jun 1999 08:31:09 -0600
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Outreach Librarian

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center Library seeks an Outreach Librarian. Duties: developing, marketing, providing and evaluating customized health information services for outreach clientele; identifying underserved populations in need of health information services; instructing health professionals and consumers in using electronic health information resources; coordinating the Library's contract as a Resource Library in the National Network of Libraries of Medicine; and coordinating library support services for Health Sciences Center distance education programs.

Required:  ALA-accredited MLS.  Minimum 3 years experience providing health information services in a technologically-advanced library. Ability and willingness to travel on a regular basis. Ability to function effectively as a faculty member as demonstrated by a track record of grant applications and/or publications and presentations.
Preferred:  Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals;
ability to design services and educational programs; experience with and knowledge of biomedical information resources, trends, distance education issues, the National Network of Libraries of Medicine program, and NLM databases; experience in developing collaborative, multi-institutional services and relationships; excellent written and verbal communications skills; ability to work in a service-oriented team environment and with a culturally diverse user population.

Salary: $33,000 to $40,000; rank and tenure status dependent on qualifications and experience.  Position may be filled at .75 or 1 FTE level.  Position open until filled.  Send letter of application, resume, and names and addresses of 3 professional references to Deborah Graham, Chair, Search Committee, Health Sciences Center Library, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM  87131-5686. UNM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.  AAE/EOE