Website NSU Alvin Sherman Library

Location Name: NSU Alvin Sherman Library
County: Broward
Region: Southeast Florida
Address: 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd.
City: Fort LauderdaleZipcode: 33314
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

Essential Job Functions

1. Provides reference and readers advisory service to NSU-affiliated library users and Broward County users in person, by phone, and via computer.

2. Assists library users in the use and interpretation of the library collections and in identifying and accessing appropriate materials.

3. Provides instruction on the use of in-house and online library resources.

4. Creates and implement programs for the educational, cultural, and recreational needs of youth; incorporating developmental best practices and Florida State Standards.

5. Participates in collection development activities to recommend selection and weeding of library materials.

6. Promotes the enjoyment of reading, family literacy and the importance of library card ownership.

7. Assists with annual assessment of programs and services.

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

Marginal Job Functions

1. Participates in department, library, and university-wide committees as needed.

2. Attends appropriate NSU library and/or Broward County Library meetings.

3. Keeps current with recent developments/trends in library services for youth.

4. Participates in outreach as assigned.

5. Participates in creating flyers, booklists, displays and other library information for youth and parents.

6. Performs other appropriate duties as assigned.


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

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Prior service to school age children in a library.
2. Prior service to children of preschool age.
3. Coursework in literature for children.

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Meagan Albright
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 954-262-5469
How to Apply / Instructions:

Only online applications through the NSU Careers page will be accepted: