Health Science Librarian Positions-University of Vermont Libraries, Dana Medical Library (Burlington, VT)

The University of Vermont Dana Medical Library seeks two creative and service-oriented individuals to join our team of librarians who report to the Director of the Dana Medical Library. Health sciences librarians at UVM provide high quality user-centered teaching, learning and research support to constituents from the Larner College of Medicine, the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, and the University of Vermont Medical Center (located adjacent to campus). The two new hires will have the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in reimagining how to best support our users’ needs in a time of change. We are seeking both experienced librarians and those who are new to the field. Come and grow with us!


The Dana Medical Library supports physicians, nurses, and other health professionals at the UVM Medical Center as well as medical and health sciences students, faculty and staff in the Larner College of Medicine and the College of Nursing and Health Science. These two positions will serve as liaisons for specific academic and clinical areas and support the general research needs of other students and the public. Successful librarians in this position will: 

  • Establish collaborative relationships with faculty, residents, staff, students, and clinicians in liaison areas.  
  • Provide curricular support through the development and teaching of course-integrated instruction and general workshops.  
  • Provide research, reference, and expert searching assistance to a wide array of users including clinicians. This support includes reference, one-on-one, and group research consultations that occur virtually and face-to-face.  
  • Create online instructional materials such as research guides, tutorials, and integrated library services.  
  • Contribute to collection development decisions for physical and online health sciences collections.  
  • Engage in research and scholarly activities to meet the libraries’ and the university’s requirements for reappointment and promotion.  
  • Participate actively in committees, working groups, teams, projects, or other initiatives that further the libraries’, the university’s, and the profession’s missions.  


For further details about these positions (including salary information) and to apply online, please visit our website at: and refer to job posting number F1983PO. The search will remain open until the position is filled. For best consideration, complete applications should be received no later than November 12, 2021.

– Posted 10/22/21