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Academic Librarian

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: Work From Home
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Candidates for this position must live near a Galen Campus and be able to work on campus, if needed.


Galen College of Nursing is a vibrant and growing, single-purpose nursing college focused on expanding access to quality nursing education. Our culture is at the forefront of everything we do. Galen's fundamental goals are to be the best place for nursing education and the best place to work and one cannot be true without the other.


At Galen College of Nursing, we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match - 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Mental Health Coverage

    As you consider joining Galen, please carefully consider how you will model the culture we embrace and look to sustain. A culture where good ideas can come from anywhere and transparency is vital. Respect, accountability and integrity are non-negotiables, and commitment is created and sustained through the development of all employees. We care about each other and our students. We look for ways to exceed expectations and we are always looking for ways to improve and grow, while delivering the promise of extraordinary nursing education, matched only by a commitment to our students' success. If you feel our culture aligns with your strength of experience, attitude and authentic desire to work with great people to help changes lives, we'd love to talk!

    Galen College of Nursing is looking for a Senior Administrative Assistant to ensure that the information needs of Galen students and faculty members are met on a day-to-day basis virtually, and to collaborate with library and Galen administration to ensure that library policies are appropriate and are being upheld.

    Position Responsibilities:
    1. Support learning by conducting reference interviews for students and staff2. Provide instruction and support for the Microsoft Office Suite, Academic Writer, and Grammarly and other library technologies as needed
    3. Engage in information literacy instruction throughout the program
    4. Collaborate with faculty members to provide live virtual in-class information literacy instruction in appropriate courses
    5. Providing library orientation to incoming students and faculty members
    6. Development and presentation of quarterly seminars for Faculty Development
    7. Monitoring and trouble-shooting library software applications and databases
    8. Collaborate with the Director of Centralized Academic Student Success Services and other librarians to develop and uphold library policies which ensure that the information needs of the students and faculty are being met
    9. Collaborate with administrators and faculty members to develop digital library collections and resources. Developing the collection includes providing input on technology/software purchases, database inclusions, and Galen's collection development guidelines.
    10. Provide recommendations to Director of Centralized Academic Student Success Services regarding library budget needs
    11. Develop reports to evaluate the utilization and effectiveness of library resources
    12. Provide input to Director of Centralized Academic Student Success Services regarding goals of the library.
    13. Keeping current on new trends in medical librarianship and librarianship in general via networking, professional organizations, and continuing education such as webinars and conferences.
    14. Manage the live library chat, library support ticketing services, and engaging in one-to-one virtual information literacy sessions for students and faculty members.
    15. Performing other library-related duties not specified here but that may be required as circumstances dictate.
    16. Perform all other non-administrative duties necessary for the library's successful daily functioning
    17. Other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications Position Requirements

    Education: Master of Library Science/ Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution.

    Other Experience: Experience with SpringShare library platform required; experience with initial SpringShare implementation preferred.

    Outside relationships: Appropriate professional organizations including American Library Association (ALA) or Medical Library Association (MLA).

    Physical Requirements: Must be able to sit at a desk for up to eight (8) hours at a time.

    Degree of Supervision: Minimal

    Galen College Values:

    Inclusivity: I foster an environment that provides opportunity for every individual to reach their full potential.

    Character: I act with integrity and compassion in all I do.

    Accountability: I own my role and accept responsibility for my actions.

    Respect: I value every person as an individual with unique contributions worthy of consideration.

    Excellence: I commit myself to the highest level of quality in everything I do.

    We are Galen College of Nursing. Our focus is nursing education and our students' success is all that matters. We offer a unique educational experience we call Pure Nursing. Our knowledgeable and caring faculty and staff take personal interest in helping our students achieve their goals. Galen College is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award Associate, Baccalaureate and Master's Degrees. The baccalaureate degree in nursing program at Galen College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and the associate degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). For complete information related to Galen's accreditation status, please visit our

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Gainesville , Academic Librarian, Other , Gainesville, Florida

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