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The George A. Smathers Libraries seek a creative and service-oriented liaison librarian at the Health Science Center Library. The Community Engagement and Health Literacy Liaison Librarian is responsible for collaborating with clinicians, educators, students, library faculty, and community partners in developing and implementing community engagement and health literacy strategies. This position also provides reference assistance and consultations, instruction, outreach, and collection management for assigned departments and programs in the College of Medicine (Physician Assistant Studies) and the College of Public Health and Health Professions (Occupational and Physical Therapy departments). This 12-month tenure track faculty position serves as a member of the Biomedical and Health Information Services (BHIS) team, and provides services in a variety of modes (in person, phone, email, "house calls"). The position is responsible for special projects as assigned, such as collection reviews, development of web-based resources, and service evaluation. The library encourages staff participation in reaching management decisions and, consequently, the Community Engagement and Health Literacy Liaison Librarian will serve on various committees and teams. The Liaison Librarian performs scholarly research and provides service at the institutional and professional levels as related to assignment and in accordance with tenure and promotion criteria.

To support all students and faculty and foster excellence in a diverse and global society, the Liaison Librarian is expected to include individuals of diverse backgrounds, experiences, races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientation, and perspectives in work activities.

The search will remain open until March 1, 2017, applications will be reviewed as received. For a full description of the position and instructions on how to apply, please refer to the George A. Smathers Libraries faculty recruitment webpage at Failure to submit the required documents may result in the application not being considered.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. Applicants from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities and disabled persons, are especially encouraged to apply.

Address inquiries to Bonnie J. Smith, Smathers Libraries Human Resources Office, at: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.

Hannah F. Norton
Interim Fackler Director
Associate University Librarian
Health Science Center Libraries
University of Florida
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