Website State College of Florida

Location Name: State College of Florida
County: Manatee
Region: Southwest Florida
Address: 5840 26th Street West
City: BradentonZipcode: 34203
ALA accredited Masters required: Yes

Join our SCF Library team! SCF offers many benefits to our employees: obtaining tuition scholarship for employees and eligible dependents, paid Life Insurance, matching Florida Retirement System (FRS) contribution, complimentary access to Wellness activities, paid sick and vacation time, access for eligible dependents to our on-campus Collegiate School, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Paid Winter Break (upon Board approval), and many more! Visit our SCF Human Resources webpage for benefit details.

Job Summary:
Responsibilities include the design, delivery, and assessment of reference and instruction for on-campus and off-campus students, faculty, staff and community library users. This includes support for library management, collection development, outreach, faculty support, programming and planning.
Position Title
Librarian, Reference & Instruction
Requisition Number
Job Description
1. Provides instruction, reference, liaison, and circulation services as assigned, face-to-face or via online modalities.
2. Provides library support, both face-to-face and online for all SCF and SCFCS students, faculty, staff and community patrons.
3. Develops instructional materials and tools to support the Library’s information literacy instruction curriculum and Library programming activities.
4. Engages in subject liaison and collection development activities, as assigned.
5. Together with other college librarians, and library administration, engages in planning, promotion and delivery of library resources, services, and activities.
6. Together with other college librarians, and library administration, engages in assessment of library resources, services, and activities.
7. Collaborates and fosters collegial relationships with other campus departments and external groups.
8. Supervises the work of library assistants or student workers, as required.
9. Designs and implements library outreach, face to face or online as directed.
10. May be tasked to support or provide college professional development training.
11. May be tasked to serve on college-wide committees and engages in external professional service and/or scholarship
12. May be asked to oversee the routine operation of any campus library or learning commons during designated hours as needed.
13. Supports the goals and mission of the library and college.
14. Keeps current with professional standards and practices through professional development and continuing education.
15. Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution and two years of academic library experience required.
Preferred Qualifications
· Supervisory Experience:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities, but may provide supervision to department staff in the absence of the area supervisor, as required.

·Language Ability:
Ability to read, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of students or employees of the college. Fluency in English is required. Fluency in additional languages, is preferred.
Special Instructions to Applicants
This position requires the ability to rotate shifts to assist with coverage, both day and evening. Additionally, it is expected that this position assist with coverage between all campuses upon occasion as do all librarians. This position is an on campus position. It is not remote.

All college searches are subject to compliance with Florida’s Public Records Law and all documents submitted become the property of the college.

This position is not eligible for veteran preference. Please contact Human Resources at (941) 752-5375 if you have any questions.
Pre-Employment Screenings
Requires successful completion of criminal background screenings and employment reference checks.
Department Name
Library Services
Work Schedule
12 month
Work Hours From
Work Hours To
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Requested Start Date
Job Type
Continuing Contract Eligible

Benefits Eligible
Hiring Range
$41,453 – $65,495
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Statement of Non-Discrimination
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, race, religion, age, national origin/ethnicity, color, marital status, disability, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its educational programs, services and activities, including admission and employment. Direct inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies to: Equity Officer, 941-752-5599, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34207.


Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited institution and two years of academic library experience required.

Multilingual Skills Required: No
Contact Person: Meg Hawkins
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 9417525307
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