Rowan University is a public comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven colleges and five schools: the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.
About the position:
Supports the faculty, staff, undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical education of the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University and the Cooper Health Care System
Tenure track position for Librarian III or Librarian II with an ALA accredited master?s degree
Part of a fast growing university on three campuses includes both a new allopathic and an established osteopathic medical school
Expected to serve on committees on both the Camden and Glassboro campuses
The successful candidate in this position will:
Demonstrate knowledge of scholarly research and publishing processes and resources, including journal selection criteria, citation management, open access, peer review, and legal/ethical issues
Inform and educate faculty, staff and students of trends and policy issues related to models of scholarly communication
Demonstrate a strong commitment to outstanding reference service and improving the user experience
Demonstrate teaching ability in both a group setting and through one-on-one instruction
Cultivate relationships, assess information needs of the community through outreach, consultation, training and current awareness
Demonstrate commitment to learn and pursue appropriate presentation and publication opportunities expected for a library faculty member on the tenure track (Combined)
Plan, coordinate, implement and juggle concurrent projects in response to shifting priorities
Work in collaboration with other librarians and partner with faculty, staff and student
Professional experience of at least 1 year post MLS in an academic, medical or special library environment
Proficiency in quickly locating and screening medical literature in accordance with client needs
Skilled in constructing complex literature search strategies in multiple databases
Experience and desire to support and participate in scholarly research and publication
Excellent customer service skills are required along with a commitment to customer service
Excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills
Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
Strong analytical and organizational skills
At least 1 year experience in a medical/clinical/hospital library environment
Experience in building collaborative relationships with healthcare professionals through activities such as outreach, instruction and participation in clinical meetings/committees
Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development and participation in professional activities
The successful candidate for this position may be hired at the rank of Librarian III (entry level) or Librarian II (five years experience) depending on qualifications
Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
A leading public institution, Rowan University combines liberal education with professional preparation from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Rowan provides a collaborative, learning-centered environment in which highly qualified and diverse faculty, staff, and students integrate teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, and community service. Through intellectual, social and cul...tural contributions, the University enriches the lives of those in the campus community and surrounding region.