Community Outreach and Health Systems Librarian

University of Nebraska Medical Center - McGoogan Health Sciences Library

Omaha NE

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled


$60,000.00 per Year   Calculate


Omaha, NE





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


Job Description

The McGoogan Health Sciences Library at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, NE seeks an innovative and collaborative Community Outreach and Health Systems Librarian to join a team of faculty education and research librarians. 

The Community Outreach and Health Systems Librarian provides research and education services to University of Nebraska Medical Center and partner teaching hospitals and coordinates the library’s health information resource service and community engagement activities. Responsibilities include providing continuing education and professional development instruction for health professionals; leading train-the-trainer and direct instruction for community members and community outreach partners; coordinating the library’s health information resource service for Nebraska residents and Nebraska patients; coordinating community engagement activities; and serving as a liaison to Nebraska Medicine and Children’s Hospital and Medical Center.

Library faculty participate in campus service and receive support to pursue professional development. This is not a tenure-leading faculty position, but library faculty may elect to pursue tenure or promotion. On-the-job training is provided and encouraged. 

McGoogan Health Sciences Library recognizes diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values integral to achieving our mission to connect the past, inform the present, and build the future. Our commitment supports UNMC’s Strategic Plan to ensure that UNMC is an exemplary culturally sensitive, diverse, and inclusive organization in its mission of transforming lives through preeminent education, innovative research, and extraordinary care. Early career librarians and individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The UNMC "Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy" is available at 

Additional Info & Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate relationships with community partners. 
  • Experience developing and presenting educational sessions on health information. 
  • Master’s Degree in library/information science from an ALA-accredited institution or other relevant advanced degree.

The Community

As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. 

Currently the 42nd largest city in the United States, the Omaha metropolitan area is home to over 900,000 people who welcome visitors and new residents with open arms and authentic Midwestern hospitality. US News ranked Omaha #40 of 150 Best Places to Live in the U.S., 2020-2021. In our livable, right-sized city, you will find everything you might be looking for, from sports to schools, makers and nature. Learn more about McGoogan Library and Omaha:


External Job Ad

Posted Jan 6, 2022