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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 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 Commensurate with experience Department Summary

Gibson D. Lewis Library supports the education, research, patient care, and community engagement efforts of the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.

Position Overview

Gibson D. Lewis Health Science Library is seeking new librarians to join their Education, Research, and Engagement team! The Education, Research, and Engagement team works in various public services roles and librarians are primarily responsible for facilitating access to health information by developing resources, programs, and services to increase the HSC community's knowledge and use of authoritative clinical, research, and consumer health information. There are several opportunities available, so please note the position number when applying.

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:

    Two years of experience in a reference, data, scholarly communications, student success, or research related position in an academic setting.

    Expert literature searching skills.

    Background in customer or public service.

    Experience within an academic health sciences setting and/or related programs.

    Experience serving as a departmental liaison in an academic setting.

    Experience using emerging technology for education and curriculum development.

    Required License / Registration / Certification

    ALA accredited Master's Degree or equivalent

    Work Schedule

    Monday-Friday; opportunity for hybrid work following HSC policy

    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 Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Lifting or moving up to 75 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

    Job Duties


    Participation in the reference, liaison, education, and collection development functions of Lewis Library including promotion of library services, programs, and resources to academic departments.


    Provides specialized reference and extensive mediated literature searches, research project planning support through participation as author, publication consultation, and data management guidance.


    Provides extensive support for research to the scholarly community that includes interpretation of accreditation requirements, frameworks for information fluency, awareness of measures of research impact, and maintaining a current awareness of user needs.


    Partners with faculty with the goal of further embedding library education into the curriculum, increasing attending at library-led education sessions, and working with the university in furthering educational objectives.


    Prepares and submits proposals and reports to meet grant and award requirements under the NN/LM subcontract Occasional travel and evening/weekend hours may be required


    Serves on various UNTHSC committees and represents Lewis Library in professional organizations at the local, state, and national level.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number S6282P

    Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please note position number when applying as there are several current opportunities on the Education, Research, and Engagement team. Review of applications will begin in late May and June 2023.

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    Supplemental Questions

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  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
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  • 3-5
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  • Do you have a Master's degree in library or information science?
  • yes
  • no
  • Do you have an ALA accredited Master's Degree or equivalent?
  • yes
  • no
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • References - List of Names and Contact Information for 3
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