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Librarian I, Oceanography Library - 993600

Apply Now Job Number: 502941
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: Librarian I, Oceanography Library - 993600
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: $48,200
Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Provides professional, general and subject specific reference service to the Oceanographic Campus
Library users in person, via email, by phone, and chat.
2. Provides library instruction to the Oceanographic Campus Library users, one-on-one, in a class setting, by email, phone, and chat.
3. Creates and delivers a wide range of information literacy services to students and faculty, including classroom teaching, LMS courses, and individualized training.
4. Produces documentation on general and subject specific areas to aid in library instruction. This will include online tutorials, videos, and other effective technology to create excellence in library instruction.
5. Recommends suitable materials in all formats for the Oceanographic Campus Library collections.
6. Maintains a working relationship with faculty in the Halmos College of Arts and Sciences and keep them informed about current library issues.
7. Acts as a liaison to the natural sciences faculty, specifically at the NSU Oceanographic Campus, but also generally within the NSU Halmos College of Arts and Sciences for the purposes of providing library instruction, to provide them with library information, and to solicit suggestions for collection development.
8. Reviews course offerings and syllabi in subject area and make recommendations for purchase to ensure that the Oceanographic Campus Library’s collections support curriculum and research needs.
9. Identifies and incorporates emerging technologies in instructional initiatives as appropriate.
10. Coordinates with the NSU Halmos College Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences Program Office to support the campus’ ETD publication cycle.
11. Assists with faculty scholarly communication endeavors including, but not limited to, maintenance of faculty profiles through the institutional repository, clarification of copyright and open access agreements with publications, and promotion of Halmos College publications via in-house and social media platforms.
Marginal Job Functions: 1. May be expected to assume responsibility for supervision of volunteers and/or student employees.
2. Participate on department, library, and university-wide committees as needed.
3. Attend professional library meetings away from campus, representing the library to the larger community. Participate in SEFLIN committees and events as needed.
4. Prepare special projects, such as surveys, flyers, documentation and statistical reports, as needed.
5. Act as a liaison and promote library services to NSU students, faculty, and staff.
6. Stay current in professional library literature and participate in professional activities.
7. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Knowledge and understanding of library principles, practices and techniques.
2. Current computer skills, including online searching.
3. Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
4. Ability to work some evening and weekend hours.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: Master's Degree
Major (if required): Library Science
Required Experience: 1. Master's Degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Undergraduate degree in the sciences
2. Experience working in a STEM library
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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