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Date Posted: 14-FEB-2018
Job Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
PIN Number: #23384
Job Type: Full-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The Preston Medical Library at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville, Tennessee, is seeking applicants for a Research & Learning Services Librarian position. Rank shall be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Responsibilities:
1. Provides reference and research support services, and works collaboratively to deliver course-integrated instruction.
2. Guides faculty, staff, and students in the effective use of library services and resources.
3. Provides expert literature search services in a variety of databases.
4. Designs and teaches curriculum-integrated instruction sessions.
5. Creates online tutorials focused on library resources and information literacy skills.
6. Participates in the planning of library events and special projects.
7. Identifies client needs, and solicits input on library resources in specific disciplines.
8. Serves as library liaison to specific departments.
9. Supports reference and instruction for nurses in a Magnet environment.
10. Participates in the development and implementation of library services, policies, and procedures.
11. Participates in professional activities and professional development.
12. Other reference services as assigned.
Required Qualifications: Master's degree from an ALA accredited school; 1-2 years of experience in a health sciences library; Comprehensive knowledge of reference sources, and strong database searching skills; Strong service orientation, self-motivation, and the ability to multi-task; Experience designing and teaching library instruction classes; Demonstrated analytical, communication, and collaborative skills; Medical Library Association Academy of Health Information Professionals certification required within a year.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working as a clinical or liaison librarian; Demonstrated experience in providing education in the health sciences; Experience providing Consumer and Patient Health Information Service.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Qualified applicants should send a letter of application, CV or resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references to:
Kelsey Grabeel
Health Information Center/Preston Medical Library
The University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville
1924 Alcoa Highway
Knoxville, TN 37920
Phone: 865-305-5707
Email: kgrabeel@utmck.edu

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 825, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-7382 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.