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Moravian College
Human Resources

JOB POSTING: Information Literacy and Health Sciences Librarian

Posted: 8/30/2017

Responsible for carrying out the mission and programs of the Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary Library, especially in the areas of health science academic programs. Prepare and teach information literacy/research instruction classes. Provide research assistance to students, faculty and staff.   Provide supervision of student staff during designated work hours.

This position is full-time, 12 months, and eligible for full benefits.

CLASSIFICATION: Administrative
FLSA STATUS: Exempt

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QUALIFICATIONS:  ALA-accredited master’s degree required.  Library instruction experience is required, with a minimum of two years in the health sciences.  Must have demonstrated knowledge of evidence based medicine and health sciences best practices. Must have demonstrated experience in collaborative planning and problem solving abilities. Ability to work in a team approach to the provision of research and instruction services is essential.  Ability to work in a flexible, collegial setting in which interpersonal skills, a strong desire to serve students and faculty, and clarity in written and oral communication are required. Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with the academic health sciences environment; AHIP certification; collection development in the health sciences; degree in a health sciences or related field. Previous experience with the Medical Library Association, chapter affiliation or publication in a peer-reviewed health sciences journal is preferred.

TO APPLY: All application materials MUST be combined into ONE (1) document formatted as a PDF file. Limit application materials to the cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references along with specific salary history. If your experience qualifies you for this challenging position, please send this document electronically to jobs@moravian.edu.  Include 'Info Lit and Health Science Librarian’ in the email subject line.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. (Application materials combined into one (1) Word file will be considered.) Questions about the position may be directed to 610-861-1527.


Founded in 1742, Moravian College is the sixth-oldest college in the country. Moravian is a private coeducational liberal arts college that is located in historic Bethlehem, in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Moravian is composed of a traditional undergraduate program, graduate, professional, and adult completion programs, and Moravian Theological Seminary.

Moravian College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our community, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. The College community understands that it shares a responsibility for generating and preserving a learning environment where difference is valued, and inclusiveness and social justice are practiced.

The College encourages individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE