Health & Life Sciences Librarian at the Universities at Shady Grove- Rockville, MD

Health & Life Sciences Librarian

The Priddy Library at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) seeks a candidate for a three-month, part
time health and life sciences librarian position. It would start late September/first week of October
through December 2017. It would be part-time (20 hours/week), Monday-Thursday with occasional
Saturdays.

Responsibilities:

 Serves as library liaison to the following programs at the USG: Biological Sciences, Biotechnology,
Exercise Science, Geographic Information Systems, Health Systems Management, Nursing,
Pharmacy and Public Health Science This involves, but is not limited to, promoting services available
through the Priddy Library, providing information literacy instruction and supporting faculty
research.
 Provides general and specialized information assistance and research consultations in
person, by phone, by e-mail and through chat.

Requirements:

 Experience providing reference and research assistance in an academic or special library
 Experience using electronic resources.
 Experience with information literacy instruction.

Preferred:

 Undergraduate degree and/or experience working in the sciences or a health-related field.
 Experience with or aptitude for working effectively and creatively with faculty and students.
 Ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population.
 Strong public service orientation.
 Excellent oral and written communication skills.
 Demonstrated ability to work well both independently and collaboratively with colleagues, faculty
and staff in a rapidly changing and dynamic environment.

Please contact Nickolas Falk at nfalk@umd.edu if you are interested.

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