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Instructional Services Librarian

Posting Date: 2/14/2014
Closing Date: Continues until the position is filled
Department: Roux Library
Position Type/Benefits:

FT/Full Benefits Package

Florida Southern College seeks a service- and technology-oriented librarian to serve as an educator for library resources. The Instructional Services Librarian is responsible for designing, teaching, and promoting the information literacy program within an outcomes assessment and skills-based model. This is a full-time, twelve-month non-tenure track faculty appointment at the rank of Librarian reporting to the Director of the Library. Salary is commensurate with experience and benefits are competitive. Applications received by March 17, 2014 will be given preference and consideration of applicants will continue until the position is filled. The target start date is June 2, 2014.

The Instructional Services Librarian supports the library instruction program at Roux Library. This includes, but is not limited to, developing, conducting, and evaluating library instruction sessions and for-credit courses; creating instructional materials in diverse formats; working as a library liaison to integrate information competencies into the curriculum by developing resource-based learning experiences; and expanding the library instruction program. The librarian also provides point-of-use reference and research consultation service; co-develops the library website and library public relations material; participates in the library’s scheduled public services staff rotation including some evening and weekend hours, serves on faculty committees, and attends faculty meetings and other required functions.

Education, Work Experience and Requirements

Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program; demonstrated familiarity with current theory and practice in library instruction and assessment; knowledge of electronic and print reference and information resources; experience delivering library instruction; commitment to professional development; outgoing and confident personality; excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; and work, fieldwork, or internship experience in an academic library.

Qualifications Preferred
Familiarity with curriculum planning and assessment; proven ability to create and sustain a team environment; project management, community outreach, and social media experience; and flexibility and resourcefulness.

To Apply

Unless other contact information is provided within the job posting, please follow the application instructions below.

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a completed Employment Application and Disclosure form.  All items must be received before an application for employment will be processed.

Electronic documents can be sent to:

OR mail to:
Florida Southern College
Attn: Human Resources
111 Lake Hollingsworth Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801

OR fax:

To apply, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen or have legal authorization to work in the United States. The type of legal work authorization must be indicated on the employment application when the applicant is not a U.S. citizen and qualifies for U.S. employment.

Download the Employment Application and Disclosure form here  


Please note: The completed Florida Southern College Application for Employment and Disclosure forms must be received before the College will process your application materials.

Typed data cannot be saved on the application form. Once complete, the form must be printed and mailed, faxed or e-mailed to the location provided. Applicants may also visit the Business Affairs Office in the Raulerson Building to complete the application Monday – Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Founded in 1885, Florida Southern College is a private, comprehensive United Methodist-affiliated college. The College maintains its commitment to academic excellence through 50 undergraduate programs and distinctive graduate programs in business administration, education, and nursing. Florida Southern has a 14:1 student/faculty ratio; is a national leader in engaged learning; and boasts 27 NCAA Division II national championships. It is ranked the #1 Best Regional College in Florida and #4 in the region by U.S. News & World Report. It is included in The Princeton Review’s “377 Best Colleges” guide, The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2012, and Forbes Magazine’s “America’s Top Colleges” guide. The College is committed to the development of the whole student through vibrant student life programs that prepare graduates to make positive, consequential contributions to society. Located on scenic Lake Hollingsworth, Florida Southern is home to the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture. Recently ranked for the second consecutive year as the #1 “Most Beautiful Campus” in America by The Princeton Review, listed as one of the nation’s top “Ten College Campuses with the Best Architecture” by Architectural Digest, and recently designated as a National Historic Landmark, FSC is an internationally-recognized place of beauty and excellence and is conveniently located within an hour’s drive of both Orlando and Tampa, Florida.