Health Professionals & Evaluation Coordinator (Librarian) - (170001PV)
Health Professionals & Evaluation Coordinator
National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region (SEA)
Health Sciences and Human Services Library
The Health Professionals and Evaluation Coordinator oversees development of professional health information topic and training areas and leads the SEA in conducting assessment and evaluation of the regional medical library program.
The Health Professionals & Evaluations Coordinator develops outreach projects (including educational objects, award types, and consulting) to improve information access for health professionals and their intermediaries (for example, medical librarians, educators, and organizations such as AHECS) in the region with special emphasis on services to unaffiliated health professionals, minority health professionals, public health workers, and hospital librarians. This position coordinates an overall outreach plan that takes into consideration the health information needs of health care providers and information professionals. The Coordinator organizes the evaluation of SEA programs, including needs analysis, subaward evaluation, and program improvement and develops and maintains the evaluation education program for the region.
This is a full-time, grant funded, non-tenure and non-permanent status track, faculty position, reporting to the Executive Director of the SEA. The position is one of a team of five librarian-coordinators who work together to facilitate resource sharing, training,and cooperative projects in AL, DC, FL, GA, MD, MS, NC, PR, SC, TN, USVI, VA, and WV.
Serve as regional needs assessment and evaluation liaison for outreach initiatives
Serve as liaison to NNLM Evaluation Office (NEO).
Conduct needs assessments and implements training programs
Consult with NEO and other NNLM Regions and provide training/consultation on developing and applying effective evaluation techniques for outreach awards
Develop educational materials for inclusion on the NNLM and SEA websites particularly in the areas of effective evaluation techniques and access to quality health information for health professionals
Serve as primary staff contact and support to the Special Advisory Group on Outreach to Health Professionals
Attend NLM teleconferences and provide regular feedback to NLM on problems or concerns of SEA members
Participate in the development, evaluation, and testing of NNLM and NLM products and services
Cooperate with other Regional Medical Libraries and Offices to produce national programming
Maintain standards of accessibility for all resources created and maintained. Accessibility must be in accordance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act
Accept accountability for NLM deliverables, including workshops, exhibiting, presentations, newsletter contributions, web and social media content
Lead projects, task forces, and workgroups as needed to accomplish projects
Promote and solicit applications for SEA outreach awards; monitor progress and follow-up for awards in progress
Provide support and training to Network members using the NLM Outreach Applications and Online Contract Reports Portal
Master of Library Science or equivalent advanced degree from an ALA-accredited institution
Project management, strategic planning, and team leadership skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Service orientation and ability to work effectively with colleagues, health professionals, and consumers in a diverse, multi-cultural community
Demonstrated knowledge of assessment and evaluation methods
Knowledge of PubMed and other NLM resources
Experience with health information education and the ability to develop, plan, and conduct workshops and training, interacting confidently with audiences
Willingness to travel; valid driver's license at the time of employment
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Evidence of professional and scholarly activities
Experience with Moodle and WebEx
Familiarity with the MLA CE program and processes for obtaining MLA CE approval
Ability to communicate vision and motivate others; willingness to assume leadership roles as needed
Demonstrated ability to obtain results from initiating and participating in team efforts
Effectiveness in promoting ideas while exhibiting tact and sensitivity; initiating interaction with others; and soliciting feedback from partners
Comfort with change, flexibility and the ability to react quickly to program alterations and task modifications
Application materials must include a CV/resume; cover letter which includes the source of advertisement; 3 references including names, addresses, and phone numbers; and a separate signed/dated affidavit page (stating
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, globa...l health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.