Health Literacy & Membership Specialist (Librarian)

University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law
April 30, 2026
Offerd Salary:$54,000 to $65,000
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full-Time
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Position Details

Position Information

UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title Health Literacy & Membership Specialist (Librarian) Department HSC-Library-300540 Job Location Fort Worth Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility ORP Eligible Additional Retirement Information

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Salary Information Starting at $54,000 to $65,000 based on experience Department Summary

This is a specified term position dependent on grant funding, with an expected end date of April 30, 2026. This is a remote position. However, employees will be expected to reside within or be willing to relocate to one of the seven states (AR, KS, LA, MO, NE, OK, TX) served by NNLM Region 3. Some travel is expected.

Position Overview

The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Gibson D. Lewis Library serves as host of the Regional Medical Library (RML) for the Network of the National Library of Medicine (NNLM) Region 3. As the RML, we coordinate outreach services and provide programming on behalf of the National Library of Medicine throughout Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas. This office is funded through a cooperative agreement from the National Library of Medicine, an institute of the National Institutes of Health.

The Health Literacy and Membership Specialist (Librarian) develops, coordinates, and implements outreach and educational programs and keeps abreast of trends in health literacy, consumer health information, and related subjects. This position provides programming to support NNLM and NLM resources, services, initiatives, and programs to the region for a wide range of audiences within the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas. The Specialist uses a variety of strategies to identify organizations and develop outreach programs for community-based agencies, libraries, and associations that serve the general public and underserved populations, with the goal of developing health literacy and consumer health educational resources to reach these audiences. Job duties include course development, virtual instruction, classroom instruction, scheduling classes, and conference presentations. This position serves as the subject liaison in the areas of program planning, health literacy, health disparities, and membership. Participates in the rotation of soliciting speakers and provides support for online training sessions as needed. Additional educational programming will be developed in other topical areas to meet the needs of regional stakeholders. May conduct site visits and travel to existing and potential network member institutions within the region to provide training in accessing authoritative health information. The Specialist reviews program proposals and provides assistance to applicants seeking funding, and provides liaison services to sub-award recipients as assigned. The staff member will provide support and representation in national NNLM committees, initiatives, and priorities. Duties include promoting RML activities, submitting activity reports, and serving as a geographic expert for one state profile in the region. This position also serves as NNLM Region 3's Membership Lead, which includes management of R3 network membership progress, programs, and plans. This position conducts client relationship management processing, monitoring, and tracking of network membership and involves participation in the national NNLM Membership working group. Other duties as assigned.

Additional Posting Details

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in library or information science and two (2) years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work successfully in a collaborative, team-based environment
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Health information programming or community health education experience
  • Strong service orientation and ability to work effectively with colleagues, health professionals and consumers in a diverse, multi- cultural community
  • Preferred Qualifications

    The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications: • Experience defining and measuring learning outcomes • Background in identifying and providing consumer health information • Experience promoting library services and programs • Experience working with public libraries or with patrons and communities

    Required License / Registration / Certification

    Driver's License

    Work Schedule

    Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position EEO Statement

    The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

    Classification Title Librarian Physical Requirements Driving, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Sitting, Standing, Writing, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

    Job Duties


    Engages community organizations and potential collaborators regionally and nationally


    Management of R3 network membership progress, programs, and plans. Processes, monitors, and tracks organizational memberships in Region 3 via our client relationship management system. Provide NNLM R3 program administrative support.


    Promotes NLM, NNLM and NNLM Region 3 services, initiatives and programs throughout Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas


    Develops and offers education in locating and utilizing authoritative health information resources


    Serves as a reviewer of funding applications and assists in the development of funding mechanisms that may be offered to network members in NNLM Region 3, provides liaison services to sub-award recipient contracts as assigned


    Supports the NNLM by representing NNLM Region 3 on national committees

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number S5929P

    Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: //

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  • What is your highest level of education attained?
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  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
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  • Do you possess a valid Texas Drivers License or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment?
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  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
  • Optional Documents

  • Transcripts
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Portfolio
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