Friday, April 1, 2016

Sacramento - Chamberlain College of Nursing - Regional Librarian

Position Overview:

This position will serve as a resource to students in accessing library resources virtually, and in coordination with on-ground support. The majority of this position will focus on serving our online students however support for our on-campus students will also be required. As such, this position will be responsible for specific campus locations as assigned. In addition to our Sacramento, CA Campus, there will be other campuses you will need to support. The travel involved will be around 10% or 3 visits per campus, per year (across 4 campuses).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Regularly visits designated campuses, as needed.
Prepares short and long term recommendations for our libraries so that are thorough, timely, accurate, and cost-effective. These recommendations include, but are not limited to, new resource acquisitions and new and/or improved services.
Prepares recommendations for library services provided to students that will enhance information literacy objectives. These recommendations include, but are not limited to, library services integration into eCollege, developing information literacy instruction models for students and new and/or improved online library services.
Evaluates instructional resources for potential to enhance online instruction. Makes recommendations that are evidence-based and cost-effective.
Assists in ensuring that the library and the information services for which the library is responsible meet accreditation standards.
Serves as liaison between the library and appropriate groups within DeVry Education Group. Promotes library services to appropriate groups.
Provides regular detailed reports of library services activities.
Provides efficient and effective remote reference and research services through web-based venues
Participates effectively in the development and implementation of library orientation and instructional programs. Participates effectively in informal and formal patron instruction in database searching and library skills
Keeps current in the library and information science field through reading and attendance at professional meetings and training programs as funding permits. Participates in professional organizations.
Completes other duties as assigned.


Critical features of this job are described under Essential Duties and Responsibilities. They may be, however, subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ALA accredited Master's degree in library science/library and information science
Minimum two years' experience in an academic medical library or teaching hospital library or other library setting as required
Familiarity with innovative library sources, services, and technology desirable
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated teaching skills preferably in an online setting
Ability to work well with a diverse range of patrons in a virtual environment
Ability to travel about 10% (including some overnight and out of state travel).
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

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