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Public Health Librarian (Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian)

Indiana University-Bloomington, Libraries

Job Title: Public Health Librarian (Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian)
Job Location: Bloomington , IN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Library administration, librarian
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
Date Posted: 2018-03-14
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Public Health Librarian (Assistant Librarian or Associate Librarian)
Indiana University-Bloomington

Seeking creative and innovative librarian to liaise with students and faculty in recently re-imagined and steadily expanding IU Bloomington School of Public Health (SPH) (

Will report to Librariesí Head of Sciences, a department that embraces piloting new services in partnership with campus academic centers and institutes, colleagues in the Librariesí Research Data, Scholarly Communication, and Social Sciences units, and varying IT departments.

Responsibilities: provide comprehensive instructional, research, and collections support at all educational levels and across information formats; provide expert search services for systematic reviews and other literature intensive research projects; assist in development and actualization of researchersí data management plans using institutional and community best practices; support federal public access policy compliance; with colleagues, participate in environmental scan of public health research data service needs and development of outreach and training strategies.

Job Requirements

Required: ALA-accredited masterís degree in library or information science and either experience or degree in public health related field. Candidates with advanced degree in a relevant public health field and appropriate experience in an academic setting are also strongly encouraged to apply;

demonstrated experience creating and sustaining new services; demonstrated experience in instruction and research consultation; demonstrated knowledge of public health terminology and familiarity with latest methods used in public health or health-related research; expert database and grey literature searching experience; knowledge of traditional and alternative research impact tools; strong commitment to public services and improving the library user experience; ability to meet requirements of tenure-track position at the IU Libraries (

Preferred: Training in appraisal of public health literature; experience with book and journal selection and/or licensing; extensive knowledge of health and life sciences databases, including record structure, indexing policies, and thorough knowledge of search interfaces; familiarity with systematic review search methodology, guidelines, and standards; familiarity with GIS resources commonly used within public health research; data visualization skills; experience with MyNCBI Services.

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Information and Application Process Instructions

Applications received by Friday, April 13, 2018 will be given full consideration. Position remains remain open until filled.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 205, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 - Phone: 812-855-8196 - Fax: 812-855-2576 - Email:

For more information about Indiana University Bloomington go to

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources
Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library
Indiana University, 1320 E. 10th Street
Bloomington , IN 47405
United States
Phone: 812-855-8196
Fax: 812-855-2576

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