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Health Sciences Educational Technology Librarian

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Health Sciences Educational Technology Librarian for MSU's College of Human Medicine, Librarian IMinimum Salary$50,000Position SummaryReporting to the Health Sciences Coordinator, the Health Sciences Educational Technology Librarian for MSU's College of Human Medicine will collaborate with faculty and staff in the College and in the Libraries to help develop digital and multimedia curricular resources to support medical education. Responsibilities include consulting on copyright and licensing issues for the use of bibliographic and image digital resources; providing training and support for educational technology software, information capture and management applications, and medical information resources; developing web-based tutorials; and providing liaison and reference services for faculty, staff, residents, and students in the College of Human Medicine.This position will be supervised as part of the Libraries' Health Sciences Group, a team of six librarians providing mutual assistance on issues, procedures and resources common to the university's health science commitments. MSU's College of Human Medicine faculty and students are divided between the Grand Rapids and East Lansing campuses. Residents, adjunct faculty, and medical students in clinical years are distributed in hospitals around the state of Michigan. The chosen candidate will be expected to travel regularly between the Grand Rapids and East Lansing locations. Offices will be maintained at the Secchia Center in Grand Rapids and the MSU Main Library in East Lansing.Librarians are appointed as regular faculty in the continuing appointment system and are engaged in professional development and scholarly activities related to their position in addition to serving on library and university committees as elected or assigned.The Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Secchia Center, is located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, and serves as the headquarters for the community-based medical school which educates approximately 800 future physicians. The Michigan State University Libraries is headquartered on the East Lansing campus and serves more the 4,900 faculty, 36,000 undergraduates, and 11,000 graduate and professional students on a park-like campus of over 5,000 acres. The Main Library and 4 branch libraries have combined holdings of over 5 million volumes. Minimum QualificationsMaster's degree in information or library science from a program accredited by the American Library Association. Knowledge or background in health sciences information (coursework, degree or practical experience). Excellent oral and written communication skills; outstanding interpersonal communication skills including the ability to be flexible in a dynamic and changing environment; exceptional commitment to customer service; ability to work enthusiastically and effectively with diverse faculty, students, and staff; ability to work collaboratively and independently; ability to prioritize and balance various unit needs; attention to detail; preparation and commitment to conducting independent scholarship consistent with a library faculty appointment; capacity and commitment to engage independently in continuing professional development. Appropriate driving credentials to facilitate travel between Grand Rapids and East Lansing.Desired QualificationsExperience in developing web-based tutorials. Experience with course management software such as Desire To Learn.Closing Date5pm on Monday, May 5, 2014Special Instructions to ApplicantsMinimum $50,000; MSU provides generous fringe benefits.Interested applicants should provide a letter of application, resume and names, addresses and email addresses of three references to https://jobs.msu.edu posting number 9291.

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