Website Nova Southeastern University

Location Name: Guy Harvey Oceanographic Research Center
Library Type:
County: Broward
Region: Southeast Florida
Address: 8000 North Ocean Drive
City: Dania BeachZipcode: 33008
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

About Us:

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was founded in 1964, and is a not-for-profit, independent university with a reputation for academic excellence and innovation. Nova Southeastern University offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package including tuition waiver, retirement plan, excellent medical and dental plans and much more. NSU cares about the health, welfare and its students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors and is a tobacco-free university.

We appreciate your support in making NSU the preeminent place to live, work, study and grow. Thank you for your interest in a career with Nova Southeastern University.

NSU considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Provides professional, general and subject specific reference service to the Oceanographic Campus
Library users in person, via email, by phone, and chat.
2. Provides library instruction to the Oceanographic Campus Library users, one-on-one, in a class setting, by email, phone, and chat.
3. Creates and delivers a wide range of information literacy services to students and faculty, including classroom teaching, LMS courses, and individualized training.
4. Produces documentation on general and subject specific areas to aid in library instruction. This will include online tutorials, videos, and other effective technology to create excellence in library instruction.
5. Recommends suitable materials in all formats for the Oceanographic Campus Library collections.
6. Maintains a working relationship with faculty in the Halmos College of Arts and Sciences and keep them informed about current library issues.
7. Acts as a liaison to the natural sciences faculty, specifically at the NSU Oceanographic Campus, but also generally within the NSU Halmos College of Arts and Sciences for the purposes of providing library instruction, to provide them with library information, and to solicit suggestions for collection development.
8. Reviews course offerings and syllabi in subject area and make recommendations for purchase to ensure that the Oceanographic Campus Library’s collections support curriculum and research needs.
9. Identifies and incorporates emerging technologies in instructional initiatives as appropriate.
10. Coordinates with the NSU Halmos College Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences Program Office to support the campus’ ETD publication cycle.
11. Assists with faculty scholarly communication endeavors including, but not limited to, maintenance of faculty profiles through the institutional repository, clarification of copyright and open access agreements with publications, and promotion of Halmos College publications via in-house and social media platforms.

Marginal Job Functions:

1. May be expected to assume responsibility for supervision of volunteers and/or student employees.
2. Participate on department, library, and university-wide committees as needed.
3. Attend professional library meetings away from campus, representing the library to the larger community. Participate in SEFLIN committees and events as needed.
4. Prepare special projects, such as surveys, flyers, documentation and statistical reports, as needed.
5. Act as a liaison and promote library services to NSU students, faculty, and staff.
6. Stay current in professional library literature and participate in professional activities.
7. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & 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. Ability to work some evening and weekend hours.



Required Experience:

Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA-accredited school.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Undergraduate degree in the sciences
2. Experience working in a STEM library

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Keri Baker
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 9542623643
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