Employment Opportunities


Located in the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has built a national reputation for excellence through a strong history of collaboration, interdisciplinary medical education, and research. Along with Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), it is part of the premier academic medical center known as Northwestern Medicine. The Galter Health Sciences Library, a division of NUCATS, Northwestern’s clinical and translational sciences institute, shares Northwestern’s commitment to excellence, and fosters the creation and sharing of knowledge among the faculty, staff, and students of the Feinberg School of Medicine and its affiliates. Library staff and faculty strive to improve and enhance health care through innovation and leadership in the organization, delivery, management, and use of quality information to support the educational, research, and patient care needs of our users.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Here are the current employment opportunities at the Galter Health Sciences Library. To apply for any of these positions, please follow the directions in the full description.

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Head, Department of Collection Services and Acquisitions

Galter Health Sciences Library & Learning Center seeks an innovative and energetic librarian to provide leadership for the Department of Collection Services and Acquisitions at Galter Library. The Department of Collection Services and Acquisitions is responsible for providing quality service to library users in support of the Library’s operational and technical goals as it relates to collection acquisition, organization, management, and discovery. The Department Head of Collection Services and Acquisitions will provide leadership and manage department services in a manner designed to prioritize access, utility, discoverability, and innovation. These programs and services include collection management, acquisition of new resources, cataloging of resources, metadata and discovery services. The Department Head actively supports ongoing work with Library partners (University Libraries and hospital affiliates) on projects related to shared infrastructure or resources, such as the integrated library system (Alma). This position supervises a staff of 5 professional librarians.

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Updated: October 23rd, 2017 11:07