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The Utah State Law Library seeks a paraprofessional Law Library Assistant. Spanish speaker preferred.
Full-time position with full state benefits
Salary:  starts at $13.58 / hour
Location:  Matheson Courthouse, 450 S. State Street
Hours:  MondayFriday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Application deadline:  2/18/2016
Position #7650
Job ID #1350530

Position Available: Public Services Manager

Meridian Library District, Meridian Idaho

Are you looking for a library management position where you can lead a team committed to providing exceptional customer service? Be a part of a transformational library committed to connecting the community to new and creative resources in meaningful ways.

Why Idaho? Meridian, ID was named by 24/7 Wall St. as America’s TOP CITY to live in the U.S. in November 2015. Idaho is a great and safe place to raise a family and has easy access to a variety of outdoor recreational activities.

Pay Rate: $57,500-$67,000 annually DOE

Benefits: Eligible for a competitive benefits package including generous paid time-off and 100% employer paid monthly health insurance premium for employee Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage with the option to add dependents and spouse at reasonable, low cost rates.

This full time managerial position is responsible for:

-Fostering a cohesive vision of service excellence among public service points within and without the organization.
-Managing the Public Services Department staff; is responsible for developing a high performing team.
-Planning and monitoring budgets, providing and analyzing applicable statistical and narrative reports, and applying for outside grants.
-Participating on the library leadership team and remaining current on best practices and trends in library profession.

View the full job posting and for instructions on how to apply at at

Position Close Date: Open Until Further Notice

The faculty and staff of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) at the University of Utah invite applications for an Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian. This is a two year minimum career-line (non-tenure-track) faculty position. The Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian reports to the Associate Director for Education and Research and is a member of the EHSL Public Services Department. The Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian acts as a key member of the EHSL team responsible for the Center for Clinical and Translational Research Systematic Reviews Core. The Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian collaborates to provide an effective and superior quality systematic review service, including working with students and faculty to develop workable protocols, creating and documenting expert literature searches, validating and peer reviewing information retrieval strategies, advising on systematic review standards and methods, supporting citation management throughout the process, and co-authoring manuscripts based upon completed systematic reviews. The Evidence Retrieval and Synthesis Librarian may also collaborate on practice guidelines, scoping reviews, narrative reviews, rapid reviews, clinical evidence summaries, and knowledge synthesis projects that directly inform clinical practice or support new and ongoing funded research. The successful candidate will also conduct training sessions, perform outreach about systematic reviews on behalf of the Systematic Reviews Core and the EHSL, and actively cultivate funding streams by developing new service lines, cultivating partnerships, and contributing to collaborative grant opportunities. This position will also assist with literature reviews and provide consultations as a part of the Public Services Department.

This position is a full-time, career-line faculty position in the EHSL. This position’s continuation after the first two years is dependent on generating sufficient fee-based services and grant funding to cover the position’s salary and professional expenses. All librarians are expected to contribute to the University of Utah and the profession through service, scholarship, and outreach.

The mission of the EHSL is to advance and transform education, research, and health care through dynamic technologies, evidence application, and collaborative partnerships. The Library contributes to the success of health professionals, students, researchers and the community. The Library is recognized locally and nationally as a leader of intellectual exploration and as a catalyst for innovative discovery.

The EHSL ( serves University of Utah Health Sciences, the Intermountain West’s only academic health sciences center, including the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry and the Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy and Health as well as the University of Utah Health Care, which includes the Hospitals and Clinics. The EHSL also serves as the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region and the National Library of Medicine Training Center. It is a member of the Utah Academic Library Consortium, the Medical Library Association, the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries, and the Association of Research Libraries.


Graduate degree from an ALA-accredited library school or other relevant accredited graduate degree
Minimum 2 years professional experience in a health sciences library or as a systematic review information retrieval expert
Expert literature searching experience, particularly using MEDLINE/PubMed and other key health sciences databases
Familiarity with systematic review search methodology, guidelines, and standards, including the IOM Standards, PRISMA, and the Cochrane Collaboration
Familiarity with the concepts of evidence-based practice
Flexibility and adaptability for work in a fast-paced, changing environment
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work as a team member and independently
Commitment to diversity in the workplace and community


Demonstrated experience working on systematic review teams across health-related disciplines
In-depth knowledge of information resources and databases, including Embase, Cochrane CENTRAL, social sciences databases, and grey literature resources
Experience providing instruction in an academic setting
Awareness of scholarly communication issues within the health sciences
Demonstrated ability in project management
Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills
Expert knowledge of bibliographic management tools, including EndNote

Salary and Benefits:
Based on experience, starting at $53,000 minimum annually. Position is a full-time, career-line (non-tenure-track) faculty position. The position has guaranteed funding for two years. Rank is dependent upon the qualifications of the candidate. Faculty benefits include 200 hours of vacation, and 12 days of sick leave annually. There is a generous TIAA/ CREF retirement employer contribution. More information may be found in the University of Utah Faculty Handbook: See for a full list of benefits.

The University of Utah uses an online application system. Please complete the online application form and submit a cover letter stating how your educational background and experience match the needs and qualifications highlighted above; a curriculum vitae; names of three references; and a sample of an expert search you have completed using MEDLINE/PubMed (a completed systematic review manuscript with complete search strategy you have designed and executed is preferred).

Application Instructions:

To apply, please go to the University’s Careers page. Quick link for Posting is

Review of Applications: Review of application begins February 15, 2016, and continues until the position is filled.

If you have any questions about this position announcement or on applying online, please contact:

Melissa Rethlefsen, Deputy Director
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 N. 1900 E. Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Subject: Part-time librarian position

Message Body:
Reference and Instruction Librarian (LDS Business College)
ID# 106991, Type: Part-time – Regular
Salt Lake City, UT
Posting Dates: 6/18/2015 – 7/17/2015
Requirements for Employment Eligibility:
The LDS Business College is a privately owned and operated college of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.
Essential Job Functions:
Assist in supervising activities at the circulation desk to provide knowledgeable and friendly customer service.
Teach and participate in instruction programs using traditional classroom methods and new education technologies to integrate information literacy into all academic programs.
Provide traditional and electronic reference services; develop and maintain web-based tutorials; and create, curate, and maintain print and electronic subject guides to ensure responsive and accurate research help for all patrons.
Posting Notice/How to Apply:
For a complete job announcement and to apply online, go to






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