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POSITION: Information Access Specialist
INSTITUTION: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH CENTER AT TYLER
LOCATION: Tyler, Texas
 
 
 
DESCRIPTION: The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler invites
applications for the position of Information Access Specialist (IAS). One
year appointment, possibly renewable. Thirty-two hours per week. This
position reports to the Director of Library Services, University of Texas
Health Center at Tyler. The successful candidate will function as a team
member to provide leadership in the development, coordination, and
implementation of the U.T. Health Center Library's outreach services
program. The IAS is a Circuit Librarian in a 28 county area of Northeast
Texas who will assess health information needs of the area, teach and
promote the use GRATEFUL MED/LOANSOME DOC, provide reference and document
delivery services, gather and calculate baseline data, and evaluate the project.
 
QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited MLS or Master's degree in a related
discipline with at least 3 years experience in a health sciences library.
Duties include, but are not limited to, daily library operations, reference,
online database searching, and interlibrary loans. Requires demonstrated
initiative, strong interpersonal skills, willingness to work as part of a
team, and extensive in-state travel.
 
ENVIRONMENT: The Information Access Specialist works cooperatively with the
librarians at UTHCT at Tyler and the Rose Country Area Health Education
Center on the UTHCT campus. This individual will have daily contact with
physicians, faculty, and other health professionals working or residing in
rural areas within two hours drive of Tyler.  Contact with health
professionals will be made in person by travelling from the base office to
hospitals, clinics, and professionals' offices in addition to phone,
telefacsimile and through existing networks.
 
SALARY:  Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
 
Send a letter of interest and resume, plus names, addresses, and phone
numbers of three professional references to:
 
Elaine Wells
Wise Medical Research Library
University of Texas Health Center at Tyler
PO Box 2003
Tyler, TX 75710
Fax: (903) 877-2221
Phone: (903) 877-2864
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Elaine L. Wells
Director of Library Services
Watson W. Wise Medical Research Library
University of Texas Health Center at Tyler
P.O. Box 2003
Tyler, TX 75710
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