Forwarding on behalf of my colleague, Nila Sathe. Please respond to her at the number and email listed below with any questions. Thank you. Pauline The Eskind Biomedical Library has 2 open intern positions. Description and Requirements Setting Eskind Biomedical Library (EBL) at Vanderbilt University offers a one-year Library Intern appointment with the possibility for extension as a second-year Library Fellow. This position is designed to provide post-MLS training in a dynamic health care environment. The library operates as an Integrated Advanced Information Management System (IAIMS) library that is integrated with the Department of Biomedical Informatics and other departments as part of the Informatics Center. In this unique setting, interns have opportunities for advanced training in health science librarianship and biomedical informatics. Goals and Projects In addition to working with essential library products and services, interns experience a variety of exciting responsibilities such as filtered and evidence-based information services to VUMC clinicians; working with researchers; participating in projects to integrate filtered information provision into informatics tools; developing library research projects and scholarly communications; enhancing knowledge management tools; participating in and developing user and staff training sessions; and using their skills to assist fellow library staff and users. Training Approach The training approach is a mixture of life-long learning and project-based management. Library interns will be actively involved in various program areas or projects in order to develop lasting skills such as leadership, setting priorities, planning, time management and allocating resources. Along with the extensive experiential training, the intern is expected to complete the library's comprehensive staff training program and may be expected to audit classes in the Vanderbilt Schools of Medicine and Nursing and attend biomedical informatics seminars and grand rounds. In addition, interns are expected to demonstrate knowledge gained through the training program in training and filtering skills verification sessions. This intern position offers unique exposure to all facets of an innovative and internationally-recognized academic medical center library. The program is designed for recent MLS graduates who want the opportunity to participate in a dynamic library environment. Desired Qualifications The successful candidate will have strong organizational and critical thinking skills, a high level of self-direction and motivation, demonstrated attention to detail, excellent communication and customer service skills. Interns should have an interest in lifelong learning and in contributing to the profession through research projects and scholarly communications. Interns should be able to prioritize and work both independently and as part of a team. Candidates should possess a vision for the future of libraries/information services and be excited about working in a fast paced, highly demanding and dynamic environment. Candidates should also have a genuine interest in working in a non-traditional health sciences library and demonstrated interest in the biomedical sciences. Salary and Benefits The position offers a beginning annual salary of $35,000. Following successful completion of key training modules and their corresponding verification sessions, the Library Intern may be eligible to continue into a second-year Library Fellow position. Other benefits are those of exempt staff at Vanderbilt, including 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, and 9 paid holidays. More information about benefits is available at the Vanderbilt Human Resources Web site < http://hr.vanderbilt.edu/>. To Apply Submit your resume and cover letter via the Vanderbilt Human Resources job site <https://secure.recruitingcenter.net/clients/vanderbilt/publicjobs/canvi ewjobs.cfm>, job requisition number RMB51042. Submit questions concerning the position to: Nila Sathe, MA, MLIS Associate Director for Research Eskind Biomedical Library Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, TN 37232-8340 [log in to unmask] Fax: (615) 936-1384 Candidates contacted for an on-site interview will be required to give a short presentation on a topic to be assigned. Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Minorities, persons with disabilities, and women are encouraged to apply. For full position announcement see <www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/biolib/jobs/>.