Job: Research Services Librarian

General Information
Research Services Librarian

Number position available:

$45,000 to negotiable. See more info below.

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

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


The University of North Florida, in Jacksonville, invites applications for a Research Services Librarian. The Thomas G. Carpenter Library is the vibrant academic hub for the university’s 16,300 students. The recently renovated Library is located at the center of the campus surrounded by beautiful grounds, a nature preserve, and an active community of student and faculty scholars.
Essential Functions:
The University Library seeks a motivated, creative and user-focused Research Services Librarian to join our faculty. As part of the Library Research & Outreach unit in the Public Services Department, the Research Services Librarian is responsible for delivering research services for campus and online communities. Under the supervision of the Head of Research & Outreach, the Research Services Librarian:
1. Helps to identify, implement, and evaluate new or enhanced services for the Research Help Desk.
2. Documents the activities, effectiveness, and needs of the library research services through statistical analysis, formal reports, and presentations.
3. Provides research services and information literacy instruction to faculty and students in accordance with professional guidelines.
4. Assists with weekday research consultations and instruction from 5:00 to 7:00 pm and weekend research services as needed.
5. Serves as library liaison for assigned academic department(s).
6. Supervises three staff members and student assistants.
7. Schedules staffing for the Research Help Desk.
8. Performs other duties as needed to accomplish the goals of the Carpenter Library and UNF.

Salary at the Assistant Librarian rank is $45,000 to negotiable. Applicants with five or more years of relevant academic library experience and with an appropriate record of scholarship and service post MLS may be hired at the rank of Associate Librarian with a salary that is commensurate with experience, $55,000 to negotiable



Required Qualifications:
1. ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science
2. Post MLS experience working in an academic library
3. Experience providing research services in a library
4. Demonstrable commitment to customer service
5. Demonstrable ability to multitask, prioritize, and work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced work environment.



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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
University of North Florida - Thomas G. Carpenter Library

Job Location:
Northeast Florida

1 UNF Drive




Institution Information
Institution Name :
University of North Florida - Thomas G. Carpenter Library

1 UNF Drive




Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Susie Parks

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How to apply

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Susie Parks at (904) 620-2553 or via e-mail at

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