Serving three campuses, the University of Washington Libraries is one of the largest and most innovative libraries in North America with collections exceeding 9 million volumes, over 500,000 electronic books, more than 120,000 currently received journal titles, as well as millions of scholarly resources in other formats. Beyond the strength of local collections and digital resources, the Libraries is recognized for its excellent service, innovative learning and research spaces, faculty partnerships, global reach, extensive assessment efforts and diverse award-winning staff. The Libraries plays a significant leadership role regionally as a member in the groundbreaking Orbis Cascade Alliance and throughout the profession as evidenced by the number of its staff selected for competitive leadership programs and honored by professional association lifetime achievement awards.
Health Sciences Library
Health Sciences Library (HSL) is a national leader in the development and application of innovative strategies and technologies to meet information and research needs for the benefit of patients and communities throughout the Pacific Northwest. The HSL supports the education, research, and clinical programs of the six UW health science schools; UW Medicine Accountable Care Network (ACN), as well as the wider interdisciplinary biomedical community of the University. The UW Medicine Accountable Care Network spans 46 cities and neighborhoods, and includes: 1,000+ primary care providers; 4,000+ specialists; 1,000+ clinics; 19 hospitals; 33+ urgent care clinics; and 19 emergency departments. The website hsl.uw.edu links users to an extensive library of electronic resources in the five state WWAMI region.
Working within the HSL, the Grants and Special Projects Librarian (GASP) develops and supports outgoing grants, contracts in order to increase extramural funding within the Health Sciences Library. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Clinical Research and Data Services (CRDS), the Grants Administration and Special Projects Librarian is responsible for grant writing and management, and special projects. This position works with the Manager, University Library Grant Services and will oversee the activities associated with grants for the Health Sciences Library including reviewing grant applications and identifying grants to apply for funding opportunities. Interprets pre-award and post-award university and sponsored guidelines to faculty and staff guidelines.
This position will also assist with event planning, marketing, scheduling and publicity of the TRAIL project and other special projects. The GASP Librarian also assists the Health Sciences Library in planning and coordinating marketing efforts and publicity for new initiatives and planning UW events. Other duties for HSL Administration support may also be assigned.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Grants & Contracts:
$50,000 minimum. Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and background.
Position will be at rank of Assistant Librarian or Senior Assistant Librarian depending on qualifications and background.
Librarians are academic personnel and participate in the University of Washington Retirement Plan on a matching basis. Vacation is accrued at the rate of 26 working days per year; sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. No state or local income tax.
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To ensure consideration, applications should be received no later than 5:00 pm, Friday, May 5, 2017.
University of Washington Libraries Home Page is http://www.lib.washington.edu.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the University is required to verify and document the citizenship or employment authorization of each new employee.
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