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Librarian, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Clinton Township

Henry Ford Health System is seeking a customer-service oriented full-time librarian to join our team of information professionals. This position is located at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital in Clinton Township MI.  The successful candidate will work collaboratively with another onsite librarian to provide library services to the Macomb Hospital staff.

General Responsibilities
Under limited supervision, performs a variety of advanced and complex professional library services including mediated searching, bibliographic instruction, and collection development.  Analyzes and answers information requests and reference questions.  Provides computerized literatures searches to library users, including analysis of topic and search strategy formulation.  Works with other library staff to oversee the day-to-day operations of the Macomb Library site, including providing reference services, interlibrary loan, and overseeing public access computers.  Selects, acquires, and catalogs the library’s print resources.  Works with the Director to develop a budget for the regional library. 

Education/Experience Required:
Minimum:  Master’s Degree in Information/Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited program.  Certification within the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP) is required within one year of employment.  Minimum of two years’ of professional (post Master’s) library experience or one year professional (post Master’s) library experience in a medical or an academic library setting.
Preferred:  Master’s Degree in Information/Library Science from an A.L.A. accredited program.  Certification within the Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP).  Three-four years of professional (post Master’s) library experience in a medical or an academic library setting.

In addition:  Must possess the following personal qualities and abilities:

  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Advanced verbal and written skills, including formal and informal presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize work, and meet deadlines.
  • Expert skills in searching major medical and scientific databases including PubMed, CINAHL, and Embase.  Excellent internet searching skills.
  • Strong knowledge of evidence based medicine principles and practice.
  • Overall knowledge of library tools, systems, and resources.
  • Familiarity with standard library bibliographic databases (e.g. OCLC) and standards (e.g. MARC).
  • Solid technology background, including proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork, and customer-service skills.
  • Commitment to lifelong learning and professional development.

Henry Ford Health System Libraries
The Henry Ford libraries system is comprised of four hospital libraries - our flagship location in Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit; Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Clinton Township; Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, Wyandotte; Henry Ford Allegiance Health, Jackson - and our corporate archives, the Conrad R. Lam Archives.

Henry Ford Health System
Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, six hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600 employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit

Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other benefits and services.

Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
Henry Ford Health System is Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

How to Apply
Applications are only accepted electronically at

Position Posting #181462

Part-Time Professional Collection Development Librarian / Washtenaw Community College, Ypsilanti

Washtenaw Community College, Richard W. Bailey Library seeks an innovative, collaborative, user-focused, outward-looking, future-oriented, and technology-savvy individual for the Part-Time Professional Collection Development Librarian position. Please help us share this new job posting with interested Librarians!

Joyce M. Hommel
Executive Director of the Learning Resources Division
Bailey Library and Computer Commons
Washtenaw Community College

University Librarian / Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti

Eastern Michigan University is seeking applications for the University Librarian to serve as the chief administrator for the Library. The selected candidate will advance and enhance student and faculty learning through visionary leadership in planning, implementing, managing, and evaluating library services, collections, systems, facilities, and budgets.

Eastern Michigan University is a comprehensive university enrolling approximately 21,000 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Bruce T. Halle Library is a hub for student and faculty support services. The Library faculty and staff seek a leader with honesty and integrity who will provide intellectual and academic leadership and foster a culture of diversity and inclusion.

Full job description is available here:

All applications must be made online at – Posting #APA1010E.

Kate Pittsley-Sousa
Education Librarian
Eastern Michigan University



Practicum Opportunities


Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital Health Sciences Library ,   Windsor - just  minutes from the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel

Practicum students will have an opportunity to work in a fast paced library environment in an acute care hospital serving the information needs of all of our health care staff.  Work functions may include cataloguing in a Z39.50 web based library system, reference, literature searches, interlibrary loans, consumer health web page link development and maintenance, and serials management.

For more information or to schedule a site visit to explore this opportunity contact Orien Duda, Director at or 519-973-4411 x 3178.

Orien Duda, Director
Medical Library
Hotel Dieu Grace Hospital
Phone: 519-973-4411 ext. 3178

Metro Detroit

Marilyn Dow
Liaison, School of Dentistry & College of Health Professions
University of Detroit Mercy Dental Library
Phone: 313-494-6905

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