GENERAL SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Under the general direction of the Associate Director of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NN/LM NER) or designee, the Education and Outreach Coordinator develops, plans, and provides services in specified NER programs while assuming broad areas of responsibility related to Outreach, Networking, Education, Librarianship, Consumer Health, Health Literacy, and Exhibiting. The Education and Outreach Coordinator supports librarians in the New England Region by planning and implementing programs and resources that build competencies in outreach to health professionals, consumers, public health workers, and other users of the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM’s) resources.
The National Library of Medicine has initiated a 3-year pilot program with the National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program to stimulate and facilitate community engagement and participant support through the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM). The All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator will work in collaboration with the NNLM NER, throughout New England, in collaboration with All of Us program partners, the National Network of Libraries or Medicine, and regional partners to develop, pilot, model and evaluate All of Us community engagement activities. The Coordinator will work with regional public libraries, community-based organizations and others to develop activities based on community health needs. Target areas will be chosen to reach underrepresented populations typically not included in research. The position involves travel to target areas and national meetings.