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A CHES®/MCHES® is specifically trained to:
  • Assess Needs, Resources and Capacity for Health Education/Promotion
  • Plan Health Education/Promotion
  • Implement Health Education/Promotion
  • Conduct Evaluation and Research Related to Health Education/Promotion
  • Administer and Manage Health Education/Promotion
  • Serve as a Health Education/Promotion Resource Person
  • Communicate, Promote and Advocate for Health and the Profession of Health Education/Promotion

University of Wyoming

Assistant Librarian - UW Libraries Regional Medical Library/ Membership Coordinator

JOB PURPOSE:   The University of Wyoming Libraries seeks applicants for the Wyoming Membership Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine MidContinental Region (NNLM MCR).  The mission of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve public health through access to health information.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:   The Wyoming Coordinator will provide leadership for the NNLM’s diversity and inclusion initiative in the Mid-Continental Region (https://nnlm.gov/mcr).  This position, based at the University of Wyoming Libraries, also delivers outreach and education programs throughout the state of Wyoming, and builds partnerships and collaborations with librarians, health care providers, public health professionals, K-12 educators, and community-based organizations.  Travel throughout Wyoming will include site visits, exhibits, and teaching. Travel to the MCR offices at the University of Utah and to national conference sites occurs throughout the year.

The Wyoming coordinator is one of six site coordinators throughout the MCR. Each MCR coordinator works closely with other site coordinators and fulfills program duties under the direction of the NNLM MCR Associate Director.  This is a full time, grant funded position and reports to the Associate Dean of Libraries. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, manage and evaluate NNLM MCR diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Manage NNLM MCR funding related to diversity and inclusion initiatives, including planning and reporting.
  • Seek, identify and form partnerships with organizations who provide health information to diverse populations.
  • Provide training on health information resources in person and virtually.
  • Exhibit health information resources at appropriate meetings, conferences, and conventions in Wyoming and at some national conferences.
  • Collaborate regionally and nationally with NNLM staff in initiatives, working groups, task forces, and trainings.
  • Regularly communicate via NNLM MCR social media platforms to share health information with stakeholders and the public.
  • Maintain Wyoming NNLM member relationships and recruit new members.

Experience Required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MLIS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited institution Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion Willingness to travel by vehicle and plane and ability to transport and set up exhibit materials Demonstrated ability to work independently and be a self-starter Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively Excellent technology, communication, interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) certification through the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing Experience working as a part of a virtual team Experience leading diversity and inclusion initiatives or programs Experience with National Library of Medicine resources, such as PubMed or MedlinePlus Experience working as a health educator or in a health sciences library

Perks

About the University of Wyoming: Rooted in the traditions of the West and surrounded by the rugged Rocky Mountains, the University of Wyoming was founded in 1886 and is a nationally recognized land-grant research institution with expert faculty, top-ranked academics and world-class facilities. About Laramie: Nestled between mountain ranges at 7,200 feet, this 1860s railroad town is now home to nearly 32,000 residents, a number of respected museums and countless one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants. A dozen vibrant murals, painted by local artists, bring the historic Laramie downtown to life, while the rumble of trains reminds this Western town of its roots. Whether you’re heading to the Laramie River or lakes of the Snowy Range to fish, or utilizing the 2.9 million acres of nearby national forest to hike, bike, camp or ski, epic adventure awaits in all directions.

Salary

Minimum $51,000

How to Apply

REQUIRED MATERIALS: Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, resume or C.V. and contact information for four work-related references. Apply via the University of Wyoming jobs site at https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=19004150&tz=GMT-06%3A00&tzname

University of Wyoming
1000 University Ave, Dept 3334
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-2237

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