Science & Health Sciences Librarian, Florida International University, Miami FL
posted December 13, 2013 5:17 PM
The Florida International University Libraries seek an energetic, student-centered librarian for the position of Science & Health Sciences Librarian. Reporting to the Head of the Information & Research Services Department, the position is responsible for information and instructional services, user support, outreach, and collection development for the sciences and health sciences for the Hubert Library at Biscayne Bay Campus (BBC). The Science & Health Sciences Librarian has primary liaison responsibility for providing services and resources to science and health sciences students and faculty at BBC (excluding the College of Medicine). The successful candidate will provide general and specialized reference and research assistance and will participate in the library instruction program, collection management, and other activities and projects of the FIU Libraries. The Science & Health Sciences Librarian at BBC will also collaborate closely with both the Science & Engineering!
Librarian and the Health Sciences Librarian at Modesto Maidique Campus (MMC). All librarians are expected to participate in professional development, research, and service activities to meet the Libraries' and University's requirements for promotion.
Required Qualifications: ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent; science background with significant relevant knowledge or experience; strong service commitment; ability to work both independently and collaboratively across disciplines in a service-oriented environment; understanding of emerging technologies and their applications in an academic library environment; excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; ability to adapt well to change.
Preferred Qualifications: Instructional, teaching, or training experience in a classroom environment; reference experience; knowledge and/or experience with GIS software or programs.
Rank/Salary: Non-tenured faculty status; rank and salary are competitive based on qualifications and experience.
About FIU and the Libraries: Located in the heart of the dynamic South Florida urban region, FIU's multiple campuses serve over 50,000 students, placing FIU among the ten largest universities in the nation. For more information, please visit http://fiu.edu and http://library.fiu.edu.
Application: Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 506872 at http://careers.fiu.edu and must attach a cover letter, a resume, and the names and contact information for 3 professional references in a single pdf file. All inquiries should be directed to Patricia Pereira-Pujol, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review will continue until the position is filled.