Saturday, November 7, 2009

Health Sciences Reference Librarian

Company Name: Clemson University
Position Title: Health Sciences Reference Librarian
Location(s): Clemson, South Carolina, United States, 29634

Job Description
Clemson University seeks a dynamic and creative Librarian who will provide information services in the health sciences, which may include nursing, food science and nutrition, and packaging science. This person will also work with other reference librarians to provide general reference desk service and freshman instruction.

Required Qualifications/Experience: 1. ALA-accredited master’s degree; 2. A minimum of two years experience in academic librarianship; 3. Excellent oral and written communication skills; 4. Teaching experience; 5. Proficiency in searching electronic databases.

Preferred Qualifications/Experience: 1. Experience providing reference services in, or a degree in, the health or life sciences; 2. Knowledge of modern information service practices and collection development; 3. Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff; 4. Evidence of ability to do self-directed work without close supervision; 5. Strong commitment to client-centered service; 6. Evidence of, or potential for, professional and/or scholarly activity.

Salary and Benefits: Minimum of $42,000; salary and rank commensurate with qualifications. For a full description of this position go to

Submit a letter of interest directly addressing your qualifications for the position requirements, your résumé, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Lois Sill, Chair, Health Services Reference Librarian Search Committee, RM Cooper Library, Box 343001, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-3001. Phone (864) 656-5185 Fax (864) 656-0758.

Applications received or postmarked by January 15, 2010 will be given first consideration.

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Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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