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Information Services Librarian

University of Southern California (USC): General Information: The Jennifer Ann Wilson Dental Library seeks an engaged and talented librarian who is prepared to provide the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC community with dynamic educational programming and information services. Reporting to the director of the Wilson Dental Library, the information services librarian is an active participant in the School of Dentistry’s problem-based learning process and is in charge of providing comprehensive training to new students on library services and resources. Along with reference and instruction duties, the information services librarian participates in multiple aspects of library management including collection development and personnel management. The position also holds a faculty appointment with the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC.

Required: Master’s of library science (MLS) from an American Library Association–accredited program or non-US equivalent is required for a librarian appointment at USC. In addition, candidates must have 2–3 years of experience working in a health sciences library; experience and knowledge of health sciences information resources; demonstrated experience teaching or providing library instruction; experience and proficiency in using emerging technologies; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; flexibility and adaptability for work in an evolving, fast-paced environment; demonstrated organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills; demonstrated initiative, the ability to manage multiple projects, and a commitment to professional development; demonstrated knowledge of collection development policies and procedures; knowledge of evidence-based practice.

Preferred: Experience with systematic review searching; experience supervising staff, student workers, or other personnel; experience with processing rare books, archives, and other special collections.

Salary: Minimum salary of $62,000, commensurate with experience. Status: This position is on the continuing appointment track, the USC Libraries’ equivalent to tenure. Benefits: 37½ hour week; 22 vacation days; paid sick leave; disability plan; retirement plan (TIAA/CREF and other options); tuition assistance; paid medical, dental, and life insurance; credit union; group auto and homeowner's insurance available. Requisition ID: 20048957. To find more information and to apply, please visit https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/information-services-librarian/1209/5468057. (066)

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