Clinical Librarian @ The University of Louisville (UofL) Kornhauser Health Sciences Library

The University of Louisville (UofL) Kornhauser Health Sciences Library invites applications from creative and self-motivated candidates for the position of clinical librarian. This individual will help continue efforts to support the clinical librarianship program while focusing on pediatrics and outreach. The library provides information and research support to the students, staff, researchers, teaching faculty and practicing clinicians of the UofL Health Sciences Campus.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Building collaborative relationships within clinical departments to support information literacy and evidence-based practice, with a special focus on pediatrics
  • Engaging with users in their preferred environments, typically outside the library
  • Providing evidence-based teaching sessions
  • Collaborating with clinical faculty, residents or students on journal clubs, seminars, systematic literature review projects, and other clinical forums
  • Providing timely information as requested using current technology and resources
  • Keeping students, faculty, and staff in touch with emerging technologies, resources, and library news
  • Participating in the further development of Kornhauser Health Sciences Library’s clinical library services program
  • Providing traditional reference service at the library information desk
  • Engaging with the local community through outreach programming
  • Engaging in research, scholarly activity, and service to the university, community, and profession


Applications received by July 27, 2020 are given full consideration in the initial screening. Applications are accepted until the position is filled. Submit AS ONE PDF a letter of interest detailing your familiarity, aptitude, and/or experience with the required and desired qualifications; CV/resume; and name, address, phone number, and e-mail address of three references via the online application at UofL’s Human Resources site (Job ID 38838)

Current students with an anticipated graduation date of August 2020 are welcome to apply, though official transcripts for required degrees must be received prior to employment. Proper documentation of identity and employability are also required. A criminal background report will be completed on the chosen candidate.

If you have questions or would like assistance with the application process, please contact the Search Committee Chair:

Jessica Petrey

Associate Director-Clinical Services,

Kornhauser Health Sciences Library

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY 40292

(502) 852-5641