Job: User Experience and Instruction Librarian - Faculty Position

General Information
Position:
User Experience and Instruction Librarian - Faculty Position

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
$45,000

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

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

Description:

Florida Tech's Evans Library seeks a motivated, outgoing and curious individual to provide library instruction and reference services in traditional and innovative platforms to students and faculty. This full-time, non-tenure-track, Library faculty position is one member of a collegial team of library faculty and staff who provide information assistance to individuals and groups of library users. 

 

The User Experience and Instruction Librarian facilitates the discovery and instruction of library resources and services to support teaching, learning and research for the greater campus community. This position provides in-person, virtual, synchronous and asynchronous consultations and instruction in the Library, in the classroom and via the university's learning management system. The Librarian will act as a liaison to a dedicated college or school to provide subject area-specific consultations, reference and instruction as well as administer Interlibrary Loan services delivering and lending documents and print materials utilizing Library software.

 

This position is an excellent opportunity for entry-level librarians interested in academic librarianship.

  

Duties:

  • Supports campus community in locating, evaluating and using information effectively to further academic, research and curriculum learning outcomes.
  • Provides excellent customer service and user experience to students, faculty and staff both in-person and via chat and email. Reference coverage is on a scheduled basis that includes evening and weekend rotations.
  • Provides in-person, virtual, synchronous and asynchronous consultations and group instruction sessions on Library resources and services including planning, scheduling, implementing and assessing.
  • Serves as library liaison to assigned department including curating the collection and creating and maintaining Research Guides specific to liaison area.
  • Administers Interlibrary Loan service providing research assistance and document delivery via Tipasa and OCLC Worldshare. 
  • Collaborates with library faculty and iDesk team for optimal front-line professional user experience.
  • Performs various other duties as needed for the successful operation of Evans Library including supervising students, iDesk coverage, etc.

 

 


Education:

 

Education: Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.

 

Requirements:

  • Commitment to excellent customer service.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Familiarity with reference services and instruction.
  • Forward-thinking self-starter who is able to assume responsibility, accomplish goals, and meet deadlines with little or no supervision.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fun, friendly environment and succeed professionally

 

 

 


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
03-18-2022

Application deadline:
Open Until Filled

Apply at:
https://floridatech.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FloridaTechCareers/job/User-Experience-and-Instruction-Librarian_R1614

Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

Job Type:
Full-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
Evans Library / Florida Tech

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
150 West University Blvd.

Address 2:
Florida Institute of Technology

City:
Melbourne

Zip:
32901

County:
Brevard


Institution Information
Institution Name :
Evans Library / Florida Tech

Address:
150 West University Blvd.

Address 2:
Florida Institute of Technology

City:
Melbourne

State:
Florida

Zip:
32901

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Nancy Garmer

Contact Email:
ngarmer@fit.edu

Contact Phone:
3216747542

Contact Fax:

How to apply

 

People with disabilities are welcome to apply. Evans Library is committed to a Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive culture and environment. 

Please apply online at https://floridatech.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FloridaTechCareers/job/User-Experience-and-Instruction-Librarian_R1614

Florida Tech offers an excellent benefits package: https://www.fit.edu/employment/


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