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POSITION AVAILABLE


Librarian - Medical:  Assistant Director for Information Services
(Position Replaces Earlier Posting for the Electronic Services Librarian)

The Claude Moore Health Sciences Library of the University of Virginia is
seeking an enthusiastic and energetic individual to manage the Information
Services Department.

Major Responsibilities:

Responsible for all services and activities provided by the Information
Services Department including supervision of professional and support
staff.  Programs include public access to online databases, educational
services, consultations and reference.  Identifies new services and user
groups.  Monitors trends and new developments in the field and recommends
new programs.  Oversees departmental staff planning and implementation of
programs.  Serves as a member of the Public Services Division management
team and reports to the Associate Director for Public Services.
Contributes to the profession through publication or service.

Required:

ALA accredited MLS; two years' experience working in a health sciences
library environment, preferably providing information and instructional
services. Demonstrated experience using online systems and databases
applicable to health sciences users.  Experience developing and managing
technology-based services for library users. Excellent communication and
interpersonal skills.  Commitment to service and teamwork.

Preferred:

Management and supervisory experience highly desirable.  Ability to develop
and instruct classes and instructional programs.  Membership in the Medical
Library Association's Academy of Health Information Professionals desirable.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary minimum: $40,000.  General faculty rank (non-tenure);  22 vacation
days and 11 holidays annually;  health, dental and disability insurance;
retirement contribution to TIAA/CREF or other programs.  Generous moving,
professional development benefits.  Position available immediately.

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found although
preference will be given to applications received by April 17, 1998.  Send
letter of application, resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers
of three professional references to:  Gretchen Arnold, Search Committee
Chair, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, # 234, University of Virginia
Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA  22908.  Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.




Jonathan Lord / Assistant Director, Learning Resources Center
University of Virginia Health Sciences Library
UVa Health Sciences Center #234 / Charlottesville, VA 22908
(804)924-0059 FAX: (804)924-0379 / E-Mail: [log in to unmask]