Position: Social Work Librarian
Deadline Date: Application requested by March 22, 2013
The Social Work Librarian leads the Library’s efforts to anticipate and fulfill the research, learning, and information management needs of the School of Social Work. S/he provides leadership and expertise in the areas of evidence-based research, course development, instruction, health literacy, scholarship and scholarly communication, and social work informatics. Guided by the University’s strategic plan, the School’s mission, and best practices in the areas of information literacy and health informatics, the Social Work Librarian advances institutional and School priorities; s/he facilitates community engagement; and pursues relevant professional and scholarly activities. The Social Work Librarian participates in committees and projects within the Library, the School of Social Work, and at the University level.
This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at a rank of Librarian I or II. This position reports to the Head of Liaison and Outreach Services.
The successful candidate:
Interested, qualified candidates may email, fax or mail cover letter; CV/resume; 3 references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating “I verify that my CV is current and accurate” - does not need to be notarized) to: Rachel Gleiberman at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 410-706-3101 or mail to UM-HS/HSL, 601 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201. Visit our website at http://www.hshsl.umaryland.edu/general/about/employment/ or call 410-706-6747 for more information. For best consideration, please forward all above required application materials by March 22, 2013. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Maryland is an AA/EOE/ADA Employer. The University supports diversity initiatives and encourages minorities to apply.
SALARY RANGE: $45,000 to $52,000 commensurate with experience
BENEFITS: Generous benefits include choice of retirement, medical, and dental plans; 22 days of annual leave; 15 days of sick leave; 3 personal days and 14 holidays. Regular employees, as well as their spouses and dependent children, may receive tuition remission for most programs at many campuses of the University System of Maryland.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) campus is located in downtown Baltimore, blocks from Orioles Park at Camden Yards, Raven's Stadium, and the Inner Harbor, a recreational waterfront destination. Forty-five miles north of Washington DC, Baltimore City and the surrounding metropolitan area are noted for high quality-of-life indicators offering historic parks, great neighborhoods, and world-famous art collections, museums, theaters, and symphony orchestras. The city has easy access to public transportation systems, superior health care systems, and renowned university and educational resources.
The HS/HSL is the second largest medical school library on the East Coast, providing access to over 374,000 bound volumes, 8400 unique electronic and print periodicals, 96 databases and an array of progressive services, products and programs. Sixty-five FTEs and 25 faculty librarians staff the library. Our attractive facility, which opened in 1998, provides over 900 seats, 40 group study rooms, 130 individual study carrels, 60 public-access computers, wireless Internet access, 3 computer classrooms, a presentation and production studio, an art gallery, and multiple meeting spaces.
The Library supports the 6300 students, and over 7500 faculty and staff members on UMB's 60-acre research and technology complex consisting of 58 buildings including the University of Maryland BioPark, the University of Maryland Medical Center, and the VA Hospital. UMB's professional and graduate schools comprise a dental school, graduate school, and schools of law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health and social work. More details about the UMB can be found at http://www.umaryland.edu/