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Reference Librarian - Moody Medical Library - 68761

Location: Galveston, TX
Min Qualifications
Master's degree in Library Sciences and one year related experience. JOB DESCRIPTION: To provide appropriate information and education services to support teaching, scientific investigation, patient care, and public service programs at UTMB at Galveston.
Salary Range

Budgeted salary ranges from $61,280.00 to $76,600.00 annually.

Specific Job Related Duties
  • Serves as liaison to departments as the primary contact and communication link for library and information related activities.
  • Assists library clients in locating and using discovery tools, databases, and other online sources of information. 
  • Provides reference support in person, by phone, email, and interactive chat using appropriate reference tools or online sources of information.
  • Performs literature searches in appropriate databases, including for systematic review support
  • Assists clients in citation management using bibliographic citation management tools.
  • Participates in library education programs by teaching and developing classes, orientations, demonstrations, and tours.
  • Designs and revises instructional materials and tutorials in both print and online formats.
  • Creates and maintains web-based guides to support liaison departments and general resource discovery.
  • Stays abreast of, and assists in disseminating, developments in search tools/interfaces, data management, scholarly publishing and copyright, as applicable to the UTMB audience.
  • Assists in collection development by providing subject area expertise for selection and de-selection.
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships and a professional environment.
  • Represents the library within the UTMB community, and with other librarians.
  • Maintains expertise by participating in relevant conferences, committees, workshops, and seminars.


Preferred Skill/Competency
  • Must possess communication skills and verbal presentation abilities for interaction with the library staff and users.
  • Ability to plan, organize, set and accomplish goals, and be self-motivated.
  • Ability to analyze / evaluate data and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Ability to promote and work in a team concept to accomplish goals.
  • Ability to be assertive and flexible while working under constant time constraints.
  • Knowledge of library science principles and procedures.
  • Ability to conduct literature searches in multiple platforms and databases.
  • Thorough knowledge of health science literature and reference tools.

Equal Employment Opportunity
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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