• Full Time
  • Miami Shores
  • Commensurate with experience USD / Year

Website Barry University

Location Name: Barry University
County: Miami-Dade
Region: Southeast Florida
Address: 11300 NE 2 Avenue, Miami Shores, 33161
City: Miami ShoresZipcode: 33161
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes


Barry University is currently accepting applications for a full-time Reference & Instruction Librarian. Work as part of a team to support information literacy and to deliver reference, instruction, and research services. This position serves as the liaison to the School of Education, School of Social Work and within the College of Arts and Sciences the departments of Communication and English and Foreign Languages. This position is responsible for managing, organizing, evaluating and disseminating research information. It also provides library support to members of Barry University’s academic community, including students, researchers, faculty and staff at all Barry locations.


This is an In-person position and requires daily, nightly and weekend reference rotations.


Essential Functions

Serve as liaison for assigned Schools, Departments, and academic subject areas. Also responsible for developing specialized research tools and collections.
Collaborate with faculty who are proposing new courses to evaluate existing and needed library resources.
Collaborate with faculty to integrate library resources into their course assignments.
Collaborate with faculty in collection development in subject content areas.
Provides support to members of Barry University’s academic community, including students, researchers, faculty, and staff at all Barry Locations.
Provides instruction in library skills and information literacy.
Provide reference services in-person, email, WebEx, and other tools to accommodate the needs of students, faculty, and staff.
Schedule and provide research consultations to students, faculty, and staff.
Manage, organize, evaluate, and disseminate research information.
Create, update, and manage electronic or print information resources.
Participates in the weeding and development of the library’s collection.
Participates in continuing education, training, and professional development.
Participates in library-related developments in the library sector.
Participates in University, Division, and Library committees.


A Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program is required.
1 - 3 years of relevant work experience required
Must be experienced using electronic resources
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
Excellent customer service skills

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Frances Sciurba
Contact Email: fsciurba@barry.edu
Contact Phone: 305 899 4029
How to Apply / Instructions: