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JOB POSTING
 
TITLE:  Southside AHEC Librarian
 
DESCRIPTION:  University Library Services of Virginia Commonwealth
University (VCU) is seeking a health sciences librarian to provide
services to Virginia's Southside Health Information Consortium
(SHIC) which includes the counties of Amelia, Prince Edward,
Charlotte, Halifax, Mecklenburg, Lunenburg, Nottoway, Brunswick,
Dinwiddie, Greensville, Sussex, Prince George, and Surry.
Responsibilities include reference service, mediated searching,
instruction in Grateful Med/Loansome Doc, and visits to all health
care facilities in the Southside AHEC to promote and provide
education programs to support information service delivery.  Some
travel within the State of Virginia and evening and weekend work is
required.
 
QUALIFICATIONS:  ALA accredited MLS required.  Demonstrated oral
and written communication skills required.  Reliable transportation
and a flexible work schedule required.  The following are
preferred:  Three years of progressive work-related experience;
strong knowledge of print and electronic medical reference sources;
excellent teaching and communication skills; experience with on-
line databases; initiative, creativity, flexibility and the ability
to accept and manage change in a culturally diverse environment;
and the ability to meet established deadlines.
 
ENVIRONMENT:  The Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries serve
as a Resource Library for the Southeastern/Atlantic Regional
Medical Library Services program and the Southside Virginia Area
Health Education Center.  The Southside Health Information
Consortium was created recently to develop electronic access to
information for health care professionals residing in the Southside
AHEC.    VCU's Tompkins-McCaw Library is supported by 288,000 print
volumes and 2,981 current serial subscriptions.
 
SALARY:  Salary negotiable.
 
APPLICATION:  Submit cover letter, resume and names and phone
numbers for three current references to:  Phyllis C. Self,
Assistant Director for Health Sciences, University Library
Services, Virginia Commonwealth University, 509 N. 12th St, Box
980582, Richmond, VA 23298-980582.  Review of applications will
begin January 21, 1993.  Virginia Commonwealth University is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women
and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.