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Library Assistant, Senior - 993098

Apply Now Job Number: 502483
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Ocean-Library Supprt
Categories: Library Services

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Job Title: Library Assistant, Senior - 993098
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range:  
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Coordinates/leads the activities of the circulation desk to ensure an efficient operation and coverage.

2. Provides circulation services to library users and assistance in the use of online research tools, process of overdue materials and check-in and check-out of materials to ensure a positive customer experience.

3. Answers directional questions and refers patrons to appropriate personnel to ensure that the needs of library customers are met.

4. Participates in collection inventory projects and shelving to enhance the quality of service for the community.

5. Performs other duties as assigned.
Marginal Job Functions: Provides inter-library and intra-library loan/borrowing and/or document delivery services for patrons to ensure a timely receipt of materials.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Ability and willingness to work weekend and evening hours and some holidays.

2. Ability to lead department operations in a customer service setting.

3. Excellent organizational and customer services skills.

4. Ability to work in a Microsoft Windows-based environment.

5. Ability to learn new software applications quickly and adaptability to changing technologies.

6. Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment.

7. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

8. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of duties and responsibilities.

9. Excellent troubleshooting skills.


1. Ability to communicate effectively with others.

2. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels.

3. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.

4. Must be able to lift and/or move books/carts that weigh at least 30lbs.

5. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils and computer keyboards.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: 1. High School Diploma and two (2) years of experience in a library position.


Associate's Degree or 60 completed credit hours, and one (1) year of experience in a library position.

2. One (1) year experience leading activities in a customer service setting.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience leading activities in a library setting.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation.


Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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