California Health Sciences University (CHSU) is developing a unique pharmacy school for educating and training primary care pharmacy clinicians using the team-based learning model.  The inaugural class of 75 doctoral students in the 4-year PharmD program started August 25, 2014.  Learn about the school and its plans to develop additional programs on a new campus at<>, and view the library web page at<>.

Academic health science librarians who have the necessary qualifications, including an interest in developing a newly formed library and working with faculty to build a vibrant college of pharmacy and future health sciences programs at a new campus in Central California, please submit a letter of interest and CV to the Provost and Dean of Pharmacy, Dr. David Hawkins, at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.


Job Title:                             DIRECTOR OF LIBRARY AND LEARNING RESOURCES

Supervisor:                         Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Assessment

Qualifications:                Education:      Master's Degree from an ALA (American Library Association) accredited program
                                                Required Experience:  Three years of increasingly responsible experience overseeing library services in a college/university or similar library setting
                                                Preferred Experience:  Health sciences librarianship, PubMed and evidence-based medicine search skills
                                                Preferred Credential:  Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) membership

Responsibilities:             The Director of the Library and Learning Resources reports to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Assessment and is assigned the following responsibilities:

1.           Directs all Library/Learning Resources Center programs and services, including facility use, individualized instruction and other designated programs and services

2.           Implements acquisition, circulation, collection development and deaccession policies

a.      The director is to exercise professional judgment in the performance of these responsibilities upon recommendations of the faculty and within institutional budgets

3.           Coordinates the operation of the Learning Resources Center including the acquisition of material for learning resources

4.           Maintains an integrated library system and online catalog of print and online resources

5.           Provides leadership in developing access to electronic information resources and multimedia products, and otherwise works with faculty to augment materials and informational services that support the teaching/learning functions of the Institution

6.           Creates a library web page, keeps it updated, develops its content and links, adds proxy codes for restricted off-campus access

7.           Coordinates the introduction of technological advances in information access into the Library/Learning Resources Center and supervises ongoing programs to instruct faculty and students in such use

8.           Arranges interlibrary loan (ILL) participation with copyright-compliant networks for journal articles

9.           Ensures that Library/Learning Resources Center practices are consistent with local, state and federal laws, and other contracts or agreements

10.        Participates in local, regional, and national professional organizations, library consortiums and networks

11.        Staffing

a.      Submits staffing recommendations to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Assessment and to the Dean

b.     Responsible for the supervision of assigned faculty and staff

c.      Informs and counsels faculty on matters related to the improvement of librarianship

12.        Budget

a.      Assists in planning the College budget by organizing and submitting in a timely fashion the Library/Learning Resources budget for the coming fiscal year

13.        Attends meetings of specific instructional groups and serves on college committees and task forces as required or assigned

14.        Serves in additional librarian capacities (reference and orientation) as needed

15.        Compiles data and prepares pertinent and accurate reports, including usage statistics, library policies and procedures

16.        Performs related duties as required or assigned

Salary Range:      $60,000 - $80,000

Robyn Aguiar, MLS, Librarian
Community Regional Medical Center Fresno
Medical Library 5th floor Annex M-F 8:30-5:00
ph: 559-459-3968 fax: 559-459-6243
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