Part-time Health Sciences Librarian

at The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries (view profile)
Published February 28, 2023
Location Arlington, Texas
Category Academic  
Job Type Part-time  
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Cover Letter Requirements Required
Education Requirements Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited program OR master’s degree in social work OR master’s degree in nursing
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $30,000
Maximum Compensation in Local Currency $30,000
Hourly or Salary? Salary


Job Summary:

The part-time Health Science Librarian will be an active and highly engaged librarian who joins colleagues in partnership and service to the College of Nursing and Health Innovation. The librarian engages with faculty, students, staff, and the community to enable excellence in teaching and learning, research, scholarship, creativity, engagement, and outreach. This position reports to the Manager for Health Sciences Services.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  1. Reflects the Libraries’ Guiding Principles in partnership and service to the College of Nursing and Health Innovation and the broader university community
  • Customizes and personalizes support services for students, faculty, colleagues, and community members virtually and in person;
  • Serves as a proactive ambassador to highlight Libraries’ services, resources, and partnerships to meet student and faculty needs;
  • Collaborates to create and deliver curricula; offer teaching and learning experiences that integrate experiential learning strategies; develops and shares disciplinary expertise across multiple literacies to best meet learning and professional growth outcomes for students;
  • Collaborates in the design, implementation, and maintenance of relevant online tools and services in order to place the Libraries into the flow of teaching, learning, and research.
  • Cultivates partnerships with CONHI faculty, staff, and administration to integrate the Libraries’ services and resources in curricula and research projects.


  1. Advance departmental, Libraries’, and university goals.
  • Be an advocate and ally for equity, diversity, justice, and inclusion;
  • Identify and integrate best practices in service, and teaching and learning
  • Foster an environment of continual professional development, improvement, and learning
  • Continuously assess and iterate programs to improve services and advance initiatives
  • Demonstrate commitment to innovation and discovery in order to remain relevant in higher education and support others in doing so as well.


  1. Performs other duties as assigned


 Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA-accredited program OR master’s degree in social work OR master’s degree in nursing


Preferred Qualifications:

  • An additional graduate or undergraduate degree in a nursing, or health sciences-related field, or prior relevant library experience in a CONHI discipline.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with evidence-based practice and health sciences trends and topics
  • Track record of participation in or development of innovative academic literacy programs, particularly those that use technology to enhance student learning and/or success.
  • Ability to teach both groups and individuals effectively, in person and online.
  • Knowledge of a range of digital scholarship tools, technologies, and platforms.
  • Commitment to developing professional knowledge and skills on a continuing basis.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity, and to serving the needs of a culturally and educationally diverse and inclusive community.
  • Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to excel in a “perpetual beta” environment, with frequent change and intelligent risk-taking by transferring knowledge and experience to new situations.
  • Ability to foster a positive working environment and model the Libraries’ Guiding Principles through daily actions and behaviors.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, including excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to analyze situations and make sound decisions with advanced customer experience skills.



Our future colleague will also have an affinity for our Guiding Principles. These principles define HOW we do our work. These are our Guiding Principles exemplified through how we treat our colleagues:

We Care. We care about you, your success, your growth, your passions and all that you bring to the table.

We Empower. We empower our staff to be creative, think outside the box, work autonomously, and provide resources necessary for success.

We Take Ownership. We take ownership of our organizational culture and YOU take ownership of how our culture is shaped.

We Are Extraordinary. We are extraordinary because we attract and hire extraordinarily talented individuals like you!


APPLY NOW – We can’t wait to welcome you to our team.

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EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.