Emerging Technologies Librarian - Assistant Librarian School of Medicine/Ruth Lilly Medical Library The Emerging Technologies Librarian will lead collaborative efforts to explore, identify, assess, implement, and provide training for library emerging technologies in support of the education, reasearch, and clinical care for the School of Medicine. The Librarian will routinely monitor trends in emerging technologies and identify possible uses in library instruction and services. As appropriate, this Librarian will provide training in these new technologies for library staff as well as the broader School of Medicine. In collaboration with other library staff, this Librarian must be proactive in selectively and stategically implementing and marketing emerging technologies that best match our users' needs and preferences. Job Responsibilities: Teach orientation sessions, course-integrated instruction, and workshops on information resources, mobile technologies, social media, and collaboration tools. Maintain current knowledge of the trends and issues in medical education, scholarly communication, research practice, and health care. Provides liaison services to selected departments, institutes and/or student groups. Collaborate closely with colleagues to develop, implement, and apply innovative multimedia and e-learning tools, resources, and services for integration with library-related instructional needs. Responsibile for outreach and marketing activities to promote awareness of the Library's technology tools. Evaluate and integrate new technologies in the delivery of health information services. Provide staff development for the use of emerging technologies. Liaise with Undergratuate Medical Education (UME) office and Multimedia Technology Services (MTS) regarding educational technology. Manage the library's social media presence. Pursue an active and ongoing plan for professional development, research, publishing and service. Required qualificatiions: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited program in library and information science. Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation, and instructional skills. Commitment to working cooperatively and collaboratively with staff at all levels. Interest and aptitude for technolgies relevant to medical education and clincial practice. Commitment to professional development. Evidence of professional scholarly interest and potential to meet promotion and tenure stardards in librarianship, research, service, and outreach. Preferred Qualifications: Proven track record with web-based tools, imaging and/or video software, bibliographic and presentation software and relevant emerging technogies. Two years of experience in health sciences librarianship Experience providing reference and library instruction services in a scientific research setting. Application Instructions: Interested applicants should send the following: (1) letter of interest (2) curriculum vitae and (3) contact information for six references to: Emerging Technologies Librarian Search Committee IU School of Medicine Ruth Lilly Medical Library 975 W Walnut Street, IB 310 Indianapolis, IN 46202-5121 Applications will be accepted starting July 1, 2014 and will continue to be accepted until position is filled. Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities.
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