UNIVERSITY OF IOWA LIBRARIAN in IOWA CITY, Iowa

LIBRARIANRequisition # 72664Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Monday, April 30th, 2018Advertising Started on:Monday, April 16th, 2018Organization:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Ophthalmology & Visual ScienceSalarySalary:$37,313.00 - $65,000.00Pay Grade:3AJob DetailsPercent Time:100%Type of PositionRegular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.Duties:BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY:The librarian is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Department of Ophthalmology Library/Learning Resource Center serving faculty, residents, fellows, medical students and other medical professionals.Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:The responsibilities of the librarian include, but are not limited to:I. Maintain and improve the library collection; Organize and provide access to Library's books, journals, and other materials regardless of format.Maintain a complete catalogue of the departmental library's holdings.Coordinate the holdings for the departmental library with the health sciences library (Hardin) to minimize duplication without sacrificing departmental access to publications. Negotiate cooperative purchases of e-books and e-journals with the UI digital resources librarian.Manage additions and deletions for the library's collection: Identify new ophthalmic publications for possible acquisition or subscription, Evaluate gift collections to determine the suitability for inclusion in the permanent collection. Solicit the input of faculty if necessary. Make purchases and identify the least expensive and most reliable vendors.Periodically perform needs assessments regarding information materials and services to be developed for the library.Perform shelf list inventory. Determine if missing materials should or can be replaced. Take appropriate action when necessary.Maintain the journal collection. Check in each issue of all journals coming into the Department. Claim missing journal issues from publishers. Identify and order gaps in the collection. Renew journal subscription and ensure that there is no subscription interruption. Consider and act upon staff recommendations for subscription of new journals, actively soliciting the advice and recommendations of department faculty and staff as needed.Assure the timely and cost-effective binding and repair of journal and book holdings for the library and the department.II. Provide research assistance to the department.Assist the faculty, residents, fellows, and other staff in locating desired information using appropriate reference works and information technologies.Provide advanced/expert bibliographic database searching for faculty, residents, and fellows, and other staff.Provide reference and research services promptly and appropriately to assist faculty with research, clinical care, education, and grant proposal needs.Facilitate interlibrary loans and utilize other document delivery services in a timely and cost effective manner.Construct and maintain user profiles of individual faculty members' clinical and research interests and periodically identify materials of interest to individuals.III. Participate in the teaching activities of the department.Participate in the education of residents, fellows, and medical students. Includes (but is not limited to) participation in new resident/fellow orientation programs and periodic presentations at morning rounds as well as one-on-one instructional sessions and the production of independent study materials.Train faculty, fellows, residents, and others to do literature searching, use bibliographic management software and information-related software and tools as needed.Participate in the production of materials for EyeRounds.IV. Basic library operations and other duties.Control the circulation system for the library collection (check in and ch