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Regional Head Librarian, UIC Library of the Health Sciences (Peoria)

From the RAILS website:

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) seeks a dynamic librarian to lead the Library of the Health Sciences-Peoria, which supports UIC programs in medicine and nursing, 18 residencies and fellowships, research centers, and the JUMP Simulation & Education Center at the Peoria Health Sciences Campus. The Library of the Health Sciences-Peoria is one of three regional sites of the Library of the Health Sciences (LHS) headquartered in Chicago. In addition to providing a range of services and resources for its primary clientele and neighboring communities, the Library of the Health Sciences-Peoria participates in the activities of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Greater Midwest Region.

The Regional Head Librarian is responsible for all aspects of the management of a user-centered academic health sciences library, with emphasis on information and instructional services, information resources access, user support, collection development, and outreach. This position will lead an innovative team in integrating technology, online and curriculum-based instruction, and evidence-based practice into liaison and outreach programs. The Head has an active leadership role in UIC programs on the Peoria campus and serves on administrative and curriculum committees. As a member of the LHS leadership team, the LHS-Peoria Regional Head contributes to planning and strategic direction for the four sites of the Library of the Health Sciences. LHS department heads play a vital role in the leadership and governance of the UIC University Library. This is a tenure-system appointment with research and publication expectations.

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