1. Provides in-depth reference, information, bibliographic, research, and consultation services for students and researchers throughout the research life cycle, particularly at the Yale School of Public Health. 2. Collaborates with colleagues on the Academic Research and Education Team who support students at all levels throughout the Medical Center, including the Yale Schools of Public Health, Nursing and Medicine. 3. Participates in the medical library's general education program and course-integrated instruction and prepares and presents a range of classes on various topics, including biomedical databases and platforms, open access and other scholarly publication trends, citation management tools, biomedical research strategies, enhancing research impact, and citation analysis. Classes may be held in the library or other campus locations and/or online. 4. Works closely with the Collection Development and Scholarly Communication Librarian on projects related to scholarly communication and library collections. Helps promote collections to diverse user groups and advocates for diverse information sources. 5. Understands and keeps current with issues and trends related to scholarly communication, publishing, and emerging information and data sharing, particularly in the public health and health equity fields and considers how these trends may apply to work at Yale. 6. Becomes knowledgeable about public access policies that affect grant-funded research; understands and can assist authors with the article deposit process in compliance with public access policies. 7. Creates and maintains online guides and other research support tools for public health, health equity, and scholarly communication information. 8. Participates in departmental, library, and system-wide planning, and engages in campus, regional and national professional organizations and collaborative activities. 9. May serve as a project manager for a variety of short-term and long-term projects. 10. Serves on departmental and library system-wide committees. 11. Demonstrates professional development and service through publication and/or active membership in professional organizations. 12. May be required to assist in disaster recovery efforts. 13. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience in a health science library or transferable experience with information retrieval and management. Understanding of scholarly communication issues. Experience in using information literacy to increase health equity.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience in a health science library or transferable experience with information retrieval and management. Understanding of scholarly communication issues. Experience in using information literacy to increase health equity.
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to design and implement effective programs, projects and services, and bring them to fruition or conclusion in a timely manner to achieve library objectives.
Posting Position Title: Librarian for Public Health
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines, and to conceptualize and conceive new solutions to problems with creativity and flexibility.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Simbonis Librarian for Public Health
Required Skill/ability 1: Excellent interpersonal, analytical and communications skills, including the ability to actively listen, understand and articulate user needs.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to work both independently or collaboratively in a team environment, and to effectively build partnerships and promote the benefits of change in an academic culture that often values ambiguity, diversity of opinion and historic precedent.
Required Skill/ability 2: Commitment to providing excellent customer service standards and a passion for teaching.
1. Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library school. In selected instances, a graduate degree in a related discipline, such as an MPH, may be substituted for a master's degree in library science. 2. Experience working collegially, collaboratively and independently with varied groups with and across a complex organization, and a rapidly changing team environment.
Internal Number: 64709BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.