Job: Librarian I, Reference and Instruction

General Information
Position:
Librarian I, Reference and Instruction

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
Commensurate with Experience

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

Primary Purpose:

Assists in the planning, coordinating, promoting, and development of web instruction resources and tutorials. This job requires regular travel to sites to deliver instruction training, particularly during weekends and evenings.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Tracks and updates the online instructional modules and resources used to support the instructional library services provided by the Alvin Sherman Library. 

2. Conducts seminars and library instruction for faculty, staff, and students and promote the effective use of the university library system. 

3. Develops new online tutorials for use in instructing faculty, staff, and students. 

4. Provides face-to-face, phone, email, and digital reference services. 

5. Travels on a regular basis to NSU sites in Florida,throughout the United States, and to international sites as assigned. 

6. Collaborates with faculty in the various NSU programs and centers supported by the Alvin Sherman Library. 

7. Assists with collection development as assigned. 

8. Markets library instruction services to the NSU faculty, students, and staff. 

9. Cooperates with local constituents to maximize library and information resources to Nova Southeastern University students and faculty. 

10. Maintains a proactive approach to emerging distance education initiatives and new technologies. 

11. May be expected to assume responsibility for supervision of volunteers and/or student employees.

 


Education:

Required:

Master's Degree from an ALA accredited program.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience with the development of online instructional materials. 

2. Experience with distance library services. 

3. Instructional experience. 

4. Demonstrated experience in developing instructional materials in a variety of formats. 

5. Professional of paraprofessional experience providing public service in some type of library setting.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge and understanding of library principles, practices and techniques. 

2. Current computer skills, including online searching. 

3. Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing. 

4. Evidence of planning, organizational, and analytical skills. 

5. Evidence of familiarity with reference resources appropriate for use at the reference desk when helping the NSU community and Broward County patrons. 

6. Evidence of ability to work both independently and in a team environment. 

7. Ability to travel on a regular basis. 

8. Must provide own transportation to sites in tri-county area.

 


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
01-23-2017

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
http://www.nsujobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=80765

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries
  • Special Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library

Job Location:
Southeast Florida

Address:
3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd

City:
Ft. Lauderdale

Zip:
33314

County:
Broward


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library

Address:
3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd

City:
Ft. Lauderdale

State:
FL

Zip:
33314

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Laura Ramirez

Contact Email:
lucio@nova.edu

Contact Phone:
954-262-8423

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Apply online only at http://www.nsujobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=80765

 


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