Cedarville University is seeking an Assistant Professor of Library Science to serve as a Health Sciences Librarian. This position is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track position within the University’s Centennial Library reporting to the Director of Library Public Services. Possessing a health sciences education along with a library degree, the Health Sciences Librarian will contribute to the development and delivery of library instruction services, research and information services, and individual research assistance, with special focus on undergraduate and graduate nursing, pharmacy, kinesiology and allied health, psychology, and social work students and faculty.
The Health Sciences Librarian will provide expert and innovative research support to students and faculty in the health sciences programs and will work with faculty to deliver an effective information literacy instruction strategy. He or she will also seek to implement partnerships with the health sciences programs. Working collaboratively as part of the library’s research team, the Health Sciences Librarian will help deliver research support services to all students and will assist with the effective implementation of innovative library technology, online tools, and digital services.
This position is subject to the University's verification of credentials along with other information required by law and Cedarville University policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. This position is pending budget approval.
ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science or health sciences related Master’s degree required (both preferred)
A bachelor’s degree in a health science or related field is required if the candidate only possesses a Master’s degree in Library Science
Minimum of three years reference and instructional or related experience in an academic, medical, hospital library or university academic department
Experience with graduate level education and online learning environments
Experience delivering effective presentations or classroom instruction to groups
Excellent classroom teaching skills
Strong service orientation and demonstrated ability to engage in proactive, creative outreach
Knowledge and experience in the use of research strategies and teaching methodologies
Familiarity with health science research tools, research methods, and information resources
Strong focus on collaborative teamwork and demonstrated success in working with teams
Qualified applicant must be a born-again Christian.
All official inquiries should be directed to Jennifer Cochran (firstname.lastname@example.org), Director of Academic Human Resource Services. Position specific inquiries should be directed to Joshua Michael (email@example.com), Dean of Library Services.
About Cedarville University
Cedarville University is an exceptional Christian university in Southwest Ohio. As one of the top Christian colleges in the Midwest, Cedarville University attracts 4,193 undergraduate, graduate, and online students to more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887 for the Word of God and the Testimony of Jesus Christ, Cedarville is recognized nationally as a Baptist college with caring, authentic community; rigorous and Christ-centered academic programs; strong graduation and retention rates; intentional focus on the Gospel; accredited professional and health science majors; and leading student satisfaction ratings. Cedarville University has been honored as one of the top-ranked Christian universities granting bachelor’s degrees and a "best college" for studying the Bible. Cedarville University academic teams regularly win or rank in the top tier of national and international competitions. Cedarville is also recognized among the best universities in Ohio.
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