Instructional Services Librarian
Continues until the position is filled
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.
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.
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
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