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Job Posting - UCF Connect Librarian

  • 1.  Job Posting - UCF Connect Librarian

    Posted Dec 03, 2021 01:37 PM

    UCF Connect Librarian

    Valencia Osceola and West Campuses

     

    The University of Central Florida (UCF) Libraries seeks a full-time librarian to serve students online and at the joint-use libraries at the Valencia College Osceola and West campuses. As a Connect Campus librarian, the position reports to the UCF Head of Connect Campus Libraries and participates in both online library services and service delivery with college librarians in a shared facility. For information about Direct Connect to UCF see https://directconnect.ucf.edu/

     

    Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include participation in all modes of reference, library instruction, outreach, and collection development for both university and college students. This position may also spend one or more days per week on the main campus in Orlando. Connect campus librarians maintain current knowledge of print and electronic resources, as well as procedures related to interlibrary loan and other library services. They also participate in regular online meetings and attend occasional meetings on the main campus in Orlando. Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required.

     

    Qualifications:

    Required:

    • Master's degree from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution
    • At least two years of library experience after receiving the ALA-accredited master's degree

    Preferred:

    • Experience with academic, branch campus, joint-use, or distance learning librarianship
    • Strong technology skills including demonstrated experience with courseware, conferencing and collaboration software, social media, web design, multimedia production, and emerging technologies
    • Evidence of active participation in information literacy and instruction programs; experience in design or assessment of online instructional materials or tutorials
    • Experience in delivery of reference services in both face-to-face and online environments
    • Experience supporting faculty or students in one or more of the following subjects: architecture, business, education, engineering, nursing, or psychology
    • Demonstrated commitment to public service and outreach for a variety of constituents
    • Evidence of initiative, flexibility, and ability to work both independently and collaboratively
    • Demonstrated involvement in professional research and service activities

     

    Environment: With more than 71,000 students, the University of Central Florida is the largest university by enrollment in Florida and one of the largest universities in the nation, offering 189 bachelor's and master's, and 32 doctoral programs. The UCF Libraries houses a collection of 2 million volumes and 68,000 serials and is a partial depository for government documents and patents. Full-time staffing of 105 includes 46 faculty librarians. For more information about the UCF Libraries see http://library.ucf.edu

     

    Salary and Rank: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. This is a twelve-month, non-tenure track faculty position with insurance and retirement benefits, 22 paid annual days, 13 sick days, 9 holidays, and no state income tax.

     

    To Apply: UCF requires that all applications and supporting documents be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, https://jobs.ucf.edu/en-us/job/501471 Pease complete the online application for job number 501471 by the close date of January 13, 2022. In addition to the online application, interested candidates should upload a cover letter, a full curriculum vitae, and contact information for three current professional references.

     

    NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

     

    Questions regarding this search may be directed to the search chair, Tim Bottorff, at timothy.bottorff@ucf.edu or 407-903-8004.

     

    As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

     



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    Faye Mazzia
    Electronic Resource Cataloger Librarian
    University of Central Florida
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