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Community Engagement and Outreach Coordinator

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Libraries seeks an enthusiastic, forward-thinking Executive Director to lead the Regional Medical Library for Region 2 of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM).

Funded by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) through a cooperative agreement (2021-2026), the MUSC Libraries’ serves as the headquarters for Region 2, one of seven regions in the NNLM Program. Region 2 comprises Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The mission of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public's health by providing U.S. researchers, health professionals, public health workforce, educators, and the public with equal access to biomedical and health information resources and data.

Under the general direction of the Executive Director (ED), the Community Engagement and Outreach Coordinator uses a community-organizing approach to engage with existing members and to recruit new members, with a special focus on underrepresented and medically underserved populations. The position serves as the main point of contact for members within the region and will work to ensure adequate resources are made available to support initiatives using NLM products and services. The position also serves as the MLA Disaster Information Specialist for the Region

Position: Community Engagement and Outreach Coordinator
Organization: Regional Medical Library (Region 2), Network of the National Library of Medicine
Location: Charleston,  SC 
United States
Salary: $60,000
Posting Start Date: 5/18/2021
Date Posted: 5/22/2021
Requirements

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Use a community-organizing approach to engage with members.
  • Develop and execute successful strategies to recruit and orient new members to the network.
  • Serves as the Disaster Recovery MLA Disaster Information Specialist for the Region
  • Provides outreach services to underrepresented and medically underserved areas/populations.

Preferred qualifications, application procedures, and other information are available in the complete position description at: http://jobs.library.musc.edu 

HOW TO APPLY

Review of applications will begin May 30, 2021; applications close on June 11, 2021. Complete the application and submit a cover letter, resume/cv, and the contact information for three references. 

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. 

Status: This listing expires on: 8/20/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
Regional Medical Library (Region 2), Network of the National Library of Medicine
Address:
171 Ashley Avenue, Suite 419, MSC 403

Charleston,  SC 29425-4030
United States
Email:
joneshan@musc.edu
Phone:
(843) 792-8839
Fax:
(843) 792-4900
Contact:
Shannon Jones