Employment Opportunity: Public Health Informationist Position available at the WHSC Library, Emory University

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library has an open position for a Public Health Informationist. Please see below

  • Location:  Emory University campus in Atlanta, GA:  Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library
  • Salary:    Commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Position Availability:  Immediately
  • Position Requirements (full requirements on the document link below):
        • ALA-accredited master’s degree in Library and Information Science OR equivalent education and relevant library experience.
        • Subject expertise in health sciences and evidence of skills and knowledge of librarianship.
        • Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience
  • Position Summary:Reporting to the Head of Information Services, the Public Health Informationist builds partnerships with individual faculty, departments, and the School of Public Health in order to optimize the use of information for research, education, and learning processes. The informationist identifies information needs of students, faculty, and staff in the School of Public Health. In response to these needs, the informationist 1) delivers reference, research and consultation services, 2) delivers instruction, 3) collaborates to create information products, digital tools, and services to enable users to locate, organize, and use information, and 4) identifies and recommends information resources for the library collection. In support of the greater user community of the library, the Public Health Informationist participates in the reference service by responding to requests from the Information Desk, the online reference service and direct inquiries. This position will also work closely with other informationists, librarians, and units to understand and integrate research and curricular needs with the Libraries’ collections and services.  Emory Libraries requires that our employees recognize diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential core values to achieving our mission to enrich the quality of life in an inclusive work environment through competency training, reassurance of personal growth, restorative communication practices, and embrace our diverse identities of patrons within the Emory community.

Review of applications will begin the week of September 26, 2022 and  “will continue until position is successfully filled. Emory is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans.”

See the full job description and requirements here.

Candidates interested for the position should review the applications requirements and apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/111946.