Head, Research & Reference Services


The  OHSU Library seeks qualified individual to provide leadership for the Research & Reference Services Department, including planning, development and resources management. Demonstrated commitment to reference services and training, a strong public service orientation, and advanced technical skills required.  Participates in library-wide strategic planning, budgeting, and communication. 

The Department is comprised of 6 f.t.e., functions as a collaborative team responsible for reference services and instruction, resource development, and user outreach training programs to OHSU distance education sites.  The incumbent will provide oversight for: the allocation of the departmental budget, planning and coordination of Library tours and orientations, and performance of online searches in a variety of databases and Internet sources.  Additionally, the incumbent will negotiate licensing agreements with vendors for selected electronic resources.

Minimum qualifications:

* MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program
* 5-10 years academic health sciences library experience, specifically, successful managerial, supervisory and project management experience
* Facility in the use of electronic databases, the Internet, and Web applications

Salary from $50,000, commensurate with experience/qualifications. 
12-month, non-tenure track, faculty appointment, generous benefits
For additional information see the OHSU Library Web page at
Qualified applicants are invited to apply. Applications  will be reviewed until position is filled.  Send applications and names, contact addresses, phone numbers of three references to:
Carrie Willman, Head of Bibliographic Services & Personnel, Oregon Health Sciences University Library, PO Box 573,
Portland, OR 97207-053.   OHSU is an  AA /EEO Employer. 

Carrie Willman, Head of Bibliographic Services & Personnel
Oregon Health Sciences University Library
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