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Health Sciences Librarian

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Northern Arizona University

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Special Information This position is situated in the Arizona Health Sciences Library \u2013 Phoenix (AHSL), a joint-use facility of Northern Arizona University (NAU) and the University of Arizona (UA) that serves the students and faculty of graduate programs offered by the NAU College of Health and Human Services at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus and the UA College of Medicine-Phoenix. The candidate must be willing to travel occasionally to the NAU Flagstaff campus. This is a full-time, 12-month Academic Professional position eligible for continuing status. Candidates\u2019 application materials should address how they meet the position requirements. Job Description NAU Cline Library seeks a self-motivated, creative, collaborative, and knowledgeable . Reporting to the Head of Teaching, Learning, and Research Services at NAU Cline Library, the librarian will develop NAU Cline Library's resources and services at the AHSL-Phoenix while functioning as part of an inter-institutional library team under the direction of the AHSL-Phoenix Library Director. The Health Sciences Librarian will coordinate and deliver library services to the NAU programs located at the Health Sciences Education Building (HSEB) in Phoenix. The collaborative facility accommodates degree programs offered by the NAU College of Health and Human Services and the UA College of Medicine-Phoenix, as well as other educational, research, and clinical activities. \u00a0 The position focuses on student learning and success. NAU, which has a growing presence in the health sciences, currently offers doctoral programs in Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy and masters\u2019 programs in Physician Assistant Studies and Athletic Training at the Phoenix campus. The successful candidate will build and maintain strong relationships with students and faculty in these academic programs. The Health Sciences Librarian may also assist in supporting NAU\u2019s Nursing Program, particularly in the Greater Phoenix area. \u00a0 Responsibilities include: Serve as a full member of the NAU Cline Library staff, working with NAU faculty, students and colleagues located at NAU\u2019s Phoenix Biomedical Campus or at a distance. Collaborate with faculty teaching NAU courses, NAU Cline Library colleagues, and others in the design and delivery of teaching and learning support that makes a direct and positive impact on students' successful achievement of course- and program-level student learning outcomes. Promote NAU\u2019s institutional repository, OpenKnowledge@NAU, including recruiting faculty to submit content to the repository and working with faculty on open access, data management, and scholarly communication issues. Forge partnerships throughout NAU programs at the Phoenix Biomedical Campus while collaborating to define and solve problems in a changing information environment. Help NAU Cline Library and Arizona Health Sciences Library colleagues understand the needs of NAU programs, students, faculty and staff. Identify and respond to trends, sharing perspectives and knowledge about the campus, programs, curricula and student learning outcomes. Contribute to NAU Cline Library's planning and assessment processes. Provide leadership, planning, development, and evaluation of library resources and services at AHSL-Phoenix, as well as technologies that further library and institutional goals. Identify relevant events and activities of the programs and related student clubs that may increase awareness of academic programs and opportunities for learning support. Contribute to cross-departmental and cross-institutional work at NAU Cline Library and the University of Arizona. Contribute to public services at AHSL-Phoenix and participate in other activities in coordination with the AHSL-Phoenix Library Director. Provide excellent customer service during interactions and proactively learn and maintain skills to meet changing expectations. Participate in cross-institution project groups. Use knowledge and skills to achieve institutional goals. Assist with program reviews, grants, and related work with NAU health sciences programs in Phoenix. Employ user-centered assessment and evidence-based decision-making for continuous improvement. Identify ways to demonstrate the library's value and increase awareness of resources and services. Participate in evaluation and selection of resources and access to information, including assessing how effectively information resources meet user needs. Monitor trends in research, publishing and scholarly communication. Identify and pursue professional development and service opportunities that reflect a commitment to learning, innovation, and excellence in higher education and libraries. Share and integrate what is learned in ways that benefit users, colleagues, and the profession. Share and integrate what is contributed in ways that benefit users, the library, the university, or communities (local, national or international). Minimum Qualifications \u2022 ALA-accredited Master of Library Science\/Master of Library and Information Science or equivalent graduate degree in a\u00a0relevant field. \u2022 Knowledge or background (coursework, degree or experience) in the health sciences or health care environment. Preferred Qualifications Experience in a health sciences library or providing library services and support for health science programs. Demonstrated ability to develop and evaluate learning outcomes, collaborate with faculty to continuously improve assignments, and embed library content and support into curricula, courses, and assignments. Demonstrated experience working in and across groups, organizations, or institutions with the goal of shared success. Demonstrated experience functioning in a matrix environment in which staff may report, directly or indirectly, to multiple managers. Experience working with faculty, students, and colleagues in a multicultural learning and working environment. Familiarity with applications that support or enhance online learning environments such as Blackboard Learn, LibGuides, and Camtasia. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and balance various responsibilities and focus on high impact work. Experience leading, managing, assessing and delivering complex work or team-based projects. Demonstrated ability to contribute to a collegial academic environment with library colleagues, students, faculty and staff. Experience evaluating and enhancing services and operations. AHIP (Academy of Health Information Professionals) membership or provisional credential. General Information Northern Arizona University has a student population of 30,368, including approximately 22,000\u00a0on its main campus in Flagstaff and the remainder at more than 20 locations statewide and online. Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch, with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student\u2019s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees. Flagstaff has a population of about 70,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40. The university is committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment. For information about diversity, access and equity at NAU, see\\/Center-for-University-Access-and-Inclusion\/. Background Information Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States. Finally, each year the Northern Arizona University Police Department releases an annual security report. The report is a result of the federal law known as the Clery Act and contains policy statements that address the school\u2019s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security including policies for responding to emergency situations and sexual offenses. The report contains three years of data for Clery reportable crime statistics for the campus along with the most current year\u2019s Fire Safety Report, which includes policy statements and fire statistics for Flagstaff on-campus student housing.\u00a0 The report may be viewed\/cleryor by visiting the NAUPD website at:\u00a0http:\/\/\/police. A printed copy of the report is available upon request by contacting the NAU Police Department, Records Department at (928)523-8884 or by visiting the department at Building 98A on the NAU Mountain Campus. Salary $54,000 - $57,000 annually, depending on experience. Benefits This is an Academic Professional (APF) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System or the Optional Retirement Program; 22 days of vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified dependents. More information on benefits at NAU is available at http:\/\/\/benefits\/elig_enroll . NAU is a tobacco and smoke-free campus. Employees offered a position will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan). New employees are eligible for benefits on the first day of the pay period following their enrollment, after their employment date. Employees will have 31 days from their start date to enroll in benefits. If a new employee chooses the ASRS retirement option, participation in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, will begin on the first of the pay period following 6 months after the new employee's start date. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), which is an alternative to the ASRS plan for faculty and other appointed staff, will begin to participate on the first day of employment. Additionally, the long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of employment. More information is available at: http:\/\/\/benefits\/elig_enroll. Submission Deadline This\u00a0vacancy will be open until filled or closed. Review of applications will begin on October 12, 2017.

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Northern Arizona University's mission is to provide an outstanding undergraduate residential education strengthened by research, graduate and professional programs, and sophisticated methods of distance delivery. NAU is a high research university with its main campus located on 740 acres in Flagstaff, Arizona. With online classes, the competency-based program Personalized Learning and more than 30 community campuses located throughout Arizona, including NAU-Yuma and NAU-Yavapai, Northern Arizona University brings education within your reach.

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