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June 1999, Week 2


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Melissa Just <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 9 Jun 1999 16:23:32 -0700
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UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management seeks nominations of and applications from individuals for appointment as Special Assistant for Education Programs.

The University of California, San Francisco, is a health sciences university.  Its schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy and the Graduate Division award advanced professional and doctoral degrees.  The UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management supports the teaching, research, patient care, and public service programs of the campus, and actively serves the information needs of a large user population that includes 5,800 faculty and research staff and 3,500 students at teaching and research sites through San Francisco.  The Library has been a leader is developing innovative programs to support the scientific communication and education processes, and serves as a focal point for knowledge-based applications of information technology.  The development of the Mission Bay campus, to open in 2002, will offer opportunities for the application of information technologies to teaching and learning.  

The SPECIAL ASSISTANT FOR EDUCATION PROGRAMS has broad responsibilities for informatics-related education and training for the library and the campus.  The Special Assistant will lead a team of staff in the design, teaching and evaluation of a health sciences informatics curriculum within professional and graduate schools; coordinate the elective information management classes; assist in the development of a financial model for long term support of educational programs; manage an information management consulting service;  direct the library's publication program; and participate in the development of a curriculum for the Graduate Program in Medical Information Science.  Additionally the Special Assistant serves on UC-wide committees representing the health sciences community.  The Special Assistant reports to the Library's Deputy Director and leads a staff of 3.5 FTE.

Qualifications:  Master's Degree in Library/Information Science, 5-8 years' experience in an academic health sciences environment; demonstrated achievements in the introduction and development of educational programs using new information technologies; superior oral and written communications skills; ability to function effectively as a member of a team.  Experience working with adult learners required.  

Compensation:  Appointment will be in the Academic Coordinator series , rank IV (salary from $60,624 - $83,220) with appointment in the range of $60,624 - $67,800.  The University of California provides a comprehensive package of health, vacation, retirement, and other benefits.  Campus perquisites include a state-of-the-art fitness center and easy walking distance to Golden Gate Park, museums, and neighborhood restaurants.

Application deadline:  open until filled; review of applicants will begin June 28, 1999.  Address letters of application with résumé and the names of three references to:  Janice Zeppa, Human Resources Coordinator, UCSF Library and Center for Knowledge Management, 530 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143-0840.   

The University of California, San Francisco, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. UCSF undertakes affirmative action to assure equal opportunity for underutilized minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, for Vietnam-era veterans, and for special disabled veterans.