Medical Informatics Librarian - Part Time -- University of the Incarnate Word -- San Antonio, TX

Position Title: Medical Informatics Librarian - Part Time
UIW Mission
University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary
The University of the Incarnate Word is looking for a part-time Medical Informatics Librarian to provide instruction and research support to the students, faculty, and staff at the School of Osteopathic Medicine campus of the University of the Incarnate Word. The SOM Library, located at Brooks City Base, is part of UIW Libraries. Working under direction of the Director of the School of Osteopathic Medicine Library, the Medical Informatics Librarian will contribute to the mission of UIW Libraries of advancing teaching, learning, research, and scholarship within the SOM learning community. Please refer to the AACOM (American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine) has a set of core competencies (Category 10) for more information.

Job Duty Name: Reference and User Support
Description of Job Duties

  • Provide reference and research consultation services to students and faculty using all communication modalities
  • Conduct literature searches for UIWSOM faculty
  • Create and maintain Libguides for the School of Osteopathic Medicine learning community

Job Duty Name: Teaching and Learning
Description of Job Duties

  • Under the direction of the Director and in partnership with faculty, develop learning-outcomes aligned information literacy instruction and learning artifacts
  • Under the direction of the Director, develop and promote services, resources, and co-curricular supports of the SOM Library
  • Design instruction modules utilizing library resources and develop assessments as to their effectiveness
  • Provide individual, group, and classroom instruction to learners

Job Duty Name: Assessment
Description of Job Duties

  • Under the direction of the Director, capture statistics and other assessments to inform the continuous improvement process of the SOM Library

Job Duty Name: Collaboration
Description of Job Duties

  • Under the direction of the Director, work in collaboration with other UIW Health Professions Librarians

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience in searching health sciences databases
  • Demonstrated experience developing and teaching information literacy and research methodologies in support of health / science related disciplines
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Passion for serving patrons in the medical setting
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures

Required Education
Masters Degree from an ALA accredited library and/or information science program

Required Work Experience
Minimum of two-years of experience developing and delivering information literacy within an academic library setting or a medical library

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four years of prior experience developing and delivering information literacy and reference within an academic library setting or a medical library
  • Directly related experience working for a School of Medicine Library

Posting Number: AS827PO
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Type Part Time
Job Category Staff (non-exempt)
Reports to Director of Library Services - SOM
Salary $25.00/hr
Open Date 08/02/2019
Open Until Filled Yes

EOE
UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sex, gender, age, or religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

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