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Librarian III - Information and Education Librarian

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Librarian III - Information and Education Librarian
Job Category Staff & Executive - Libraries
Department RWJ Library - NB

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Librarian III – Information and Education Librarian for the Rutgers University Libraries at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Library of the Health Sciences.

Reporting to the Associate Director and Medical Education Coordinator, Robert Wood Johnson Library of the Health Sciences, works as member of a team of librarians in support of the academic, clinical and research needs of RBHS faculty, staff and students, based in a fast-paced clinical environment in New Brunswick and Piscataway. The primary focus of the position is providing high level reference, instruction, outreach and consultation services. Develops instruction, teaches classes and workshops, provides one-to-one consultations with faculty, residents and students, both on-site and virtually, using appropriate technologies.

• Teaches evidence based searching skills to students and residents in RBHS academic programs, based in New Brunswick and Piscataway.
• Conducts health sciences student orientations and boot camps for RWJMS, SPH, Pharmacy, SON, and GSBS programs.
• Incorporates technology and web-based innovations, into communication, instruction, and outreach.
• Participates on RUL-wide committees and working groups, contributing expertise and input on projects, to deliver effective information services.
• Participates in RWJMS post-graduate resident orientations and training sessions.
• Works with departments participating on clinical rounds, morning report or other clinical instructional sessions.
• Produces, updates and maintains Library Research Guides, across health sciences disciplines.
• Answers reference inquiries, using virtual reference tools including LibAnswers and those submitted via electronic forms on the RWJ Library website.
• Writes and contributes news items, for distribution to appropriate audiences.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 23S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 63439.000
Annual Mid Range Salary
Annual Maximum Salary
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description AAUP
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience

• Master’s degree in Library Science, plus one (1) year of experience in an academic library or health sciences library, in an academic medical center, is required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Must possess excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills, a high degree of motivation and integrity, and the ability to work effectively, in teams, at all levels and develop and manage projects.

Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

• Physical Demands: Standing, sitting, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Ability to lift or exert up to 25 lbs.

• Work Environment: Office environment with moderate noise.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST2647
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree in Library Science?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least one year of experience in an academic library or health sciences library in an academic medical center?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application