Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Information & Research Services

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Created: March 18, 2013


he Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Information & Research Services provides leadership, vision, and management for the OHSU Library’s education and research services, access services, and outreach programs.

As a senior member of the library management team, this position takes an active part in strategic planning; sets goals and objectives; serves on the Library Council which includes representatives from management, professional, and classified staff; supervises 6.0 FTE of professional, 6.3 FTE of classified, and 6.0 FTE of student staff; and collaborates with campus, community, and regional partners to provide services to the OHSU education, research, and clinical communities, and residents of the State of Oregon.

As a member of the Library Faculty, the AUL for Information & Research Services participates in planning, policy formation, and decision-making relating to health sciences services, collections, and technologies. This position requires scholarship and service that contributes to the effectiveness of the Library, the University, and the profession.

Job Requirements 

Accredited graduate degree in an appropriate discipline (library and information science or related area); Eight years of professional experience in public services in an academic library setting including five years of supervisory experience; success in mentoring, developing, and leading staff with a collaborative and open approach; experience with strategic planning and project management; established successful partnerships with campus organizations; strong customer service orientation with excellent oral, written, analytical and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated understanding of the challenges facing academic health center libraries and familiarity with emerging topics; demonstrated familiarity with core health science reference tools; success in obtaining grant funding; evidence of initiative and flexibility; experience with change management; record of scholarship, teaching, and/or active leadership in professional organizations.


Experience in an academic health sciences library setting; membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP); experience providing reference, education, circulation, and interlibrary loan services; documented familiarity with current collection development practices; diversity of scholarly activities; evidence of familiarity with user experience in libraries.


Published: Monday, March 18, 2013 14:52 UTC

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