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Employment Opportunities at Welch

The William H. Welch Medical Library, affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University, is one of the country's top medical libraries. Welch Library has a strong history of innovation in technology and service at a world-renowned institution, known for its leadership in clinical care, teaching and research.

The University offers an excellent benefits package, including a customized choice of health care plans, an exceptional retirement plan, a generous vacation package, and educational assistance programs for staff and their dependents.

Please go to https://hrnt.jhu.edu/jhujobs/ for details and to apply. Search by Job # listed.

Software Engineer - Requisition ID #9154

The Department of Welch Library is seeking a full time Software Engineer that will be responsible for the development and support of software infrastructure to provide metadata services for William H Welch Medical Library and Johns Hopkins Medicine

The software engineer will serve as the metadata expert for Welch Medical Library. In this role, s/he will participate in the design, analysis, and development of software solutions by applying metadata analysis and application to the design of services and to the implementation of software. S/he will apply metadata solutions to broad Johns Hopkins Medicine initiatives that involve integration and interoperability of systems based on metadata. The software engineer will work with experts in big data, informatics, and information science to make clinical data more discoverable so that it can be used for research, and to improve hospital quality and efficiency.

The Software Engineer reports to the Director of Digital Systems and Software and is a member of the DSS department. As a member of this team, he/she will develop, maintain and support applications across a wide range of services that are provided by Welch Medical Library. He/she will be primarily responsible for applications associated with metadata management and data governance. The supported applications serve the Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, as well as the JH Hospital Systems. The scope of work will be coordinated with Informatics Core and School of Medicine.

For more details on this job description, visit https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Baltimore-Software-Engineer-MD-21209/461901600/.

Access Services and Electronic Resources Coordinator - Requisition ID #11353

The Access Services and Electronic Resources Coordinator oversees online access, electronic resources acquisitions, and collection development activities for the Welch Medical Library. This position has a deep understanding of the best practices and emerging trends in access management and collections procurement in academic research libraries.

In general, Welch informationists serve as an expert for faculty, staff, fellows, residents and students in information for several assigned departments in the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health. The Welch Medical Library seeks a collaborative, energetic, and service-oriented Access Services and Electronic Resources Coordinator to join an established team of information professionals that serves the faculty, staff and students of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions (JHMI).

For details on Welch employment opportunities, visit: https://jobs.jhu.edu/job/Baltimore-Librarian-III-MD-21209/491838400 Requisition #11353 - It is listed as "Librarian III"


MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited institution is required. 3 years of experience in an academic health environment or medical library as a team lead. Experience with multi-consortial purchasing, negotiating contracts, writing and managing RFP’s. Understanding of link resolver software, metasearch software, data collection software, and administrative functions of proprietary databases. Knowledge of copyright and intellectual property protocols.