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Pam Williams <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 2 Nov 1998 11:46:54 EST5EDT
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University of Florida Health Sciences Center Library
Position Vacancy Announcement
Reference Librarian

The University of Florida Health Sciences Center Library (HSCL)
invites applications for the position of Reference Librarian. The UF
HSCL supports the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Pharmacy,
Veterinary Medicine and Health Professions.  The Reference Librarian
will participate as a member of the HSCL Reference Education and
Information Management (REIM) team of 7 librarians. The position
includes the following responsibilities: provide information/reference
services; teach scheduled classes; assist end-users with searching the
online public access catalog, networked CD-ROM databases and other
electronic resources; perform collection development in reference and
assigned subject areas and provide library liaison services between
the HSCL and one of the six HSC colleges.

Qualifications: Required: ALA accredited Masters Degree in Library
Science.  December graduates are welcome to apply.  Knowledge of
health sciences information sources; ability to manage multiple
priorities and tasks; excellent oral and written communication skills;
leadership and facilitation skills; organizational skills; ability to
be a flexible team member; outstanding interpersonal relationship
skills; strong service orientation and ability to thrive in a changing
environment. Desired: Experience in providing reference services, user
education and database searching; understanding and experience with
relevant information technologies including the Internet; member or
provisional member of the Medical Library Association's Academy of
Health Information Professionals or eligible for membership within the
first year of employment.

Benefits and Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and
experience: $29,000 minimum. A comprehensive benefits package that
includes 22 vacation days and 13 sick leave days annually. TIAA/CREF
or other retirement options, usual insurance benefits, no state of
local taxes.

Application procedure:    Deadline for applications is November 23,

Send your resume and the names of three references to:
Faith A. Meakin
Director, UF Health Sciences Center Libraries
P.O. Box 100206
Gainesville FL 32610-0206.

The University of Florida is an Equal Employment Opportunity/
Affirmative Action Employer and encourages men and minorities to

Pam Williams, [log in to unmask]
Reference, Education and Information Management Division
Health Science Center Library
University of Florida
P.O. Box 100206
Gainesville, FL 32610-0206
(352) 392-1390
FAX (352) 846-2272