Employment Opportunities

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Position TitleAssociate Librarian, Research & Instruction-Closing Date May 24, 2021
Job Requisition Number104152
Date PostedApril 22, 2021
Closing DateMay 24, 2021
Position TypeFAC FT
DepartmentLibrary-General
Pay Benefits and Work Schedule

This position is anticipated to begin in August 2021 and is a regular, full-time 12 month contract Bargaining Unit Faculty position on track for continuing contract. 

Salary is $59,451 to $77,286 based on education and related work experience in accordance with the Salary Schedule listed in Article 26 of the current UFF Collective Bargaining Agreement.

In addition to a competitive salary Seminole State College offers an attractive total rewards package including: a variety of health insurance plan options, fully paid dental and life insurance coverage; great work-life balance with  a 37.5 hour work week, paid leave benefits including vacation and sick days; 9 annual paid holidays; paid leave during winter break & spring break and a four-day condensed workweek during the summer (may not be applicable to all departments); tuition reimbursement, and professional development opportunities.  In addition, employees participate in the Florida Retirement System and have several retirement options.  The College pays a percentage toward retirement, based on the employee’s selected plan. 

Applicants must complete the entire online application and include work history even if attaching a resume.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (To ensure full consideration all of the following documents must be attached to the application prior to 11:59 PM on May 24, 2021): 

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts showing the date of degree conferral; this applies to Seminole State College employees as well as external candidates (unofficial copies accepted).
  • Letters of recommendation are strongly encouraged.
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Responsibilities

DESCRIPTION:

Provides professional library services with emphasis on reference and instruction, under the direction of the Director, College Libraries. Working in a team environment, provides leadership for library services, and direction in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the library's information literacy instruction program. Creates instructional and training materials in print, multimedia and interactive formats. Works collaboratively with other academic support services staff across the campus to develop programs and initiatives for the college community.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1.            Serves as Research/Instruction Librarian in assisting students, faculty, staff and other library users with identification, location, interpretation, and use of library resources in electronic and print formats.

2.            Teaches in a classroom setting using a variety of instructional approaches and technologies; plans lessons and assesses learning outcomes of instruction sessions; determines appropriate format for delivery of materials.

3.            Assumes responsibility for assigned areas of collection development; uses available tools to review and select, maintains familiarity with assigned collection sections for selection and de-selection of materials, and participates as member of the Collection Development team for developing policy and procedure.  This requires frequent bending with the ability to lift up to 25lbs unassisted. It also requires the ability to push, pull book carts; bend, stoop, kneel and reach on occasion, and climb on low stool to reach six-foot-high shelving.

4.            Participates in Information Services Desk schedule rotation for the assigned campus with other librarians, and provides library services in person, by phone, through email and other electronic or digital means.

5.            Develops library services, resources and materials for access and instruction to keep pace with the classroom, online, electronic, multi-media and interactive environments.

6.            Serves as librarian-in-charge while working at the Information Services Desk, or in the absence of Library Director or Campus Librarian.

7.            Serves as librarian liaison to specified academic departments of the college; communicates and collaborates with teaching faculty.

8.            Offers input on budget, resources and infrastructure required for the library to provide the best service to students and faculty; demonstrates knowledge of and implements college policies and procedures, participates in setting goals and objectives for library services, maintains appropriate records, reports and statistics with accuracy and timeliness.

9.            Participates in professional activities, on-going continuing education, and maintains familiarity with theory, practices, and trends in college libraries.

10.         Perform other duties as required or requested.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1.          Master's degree in Library/information science from an American Library Association accredited institution.

2.         Thorough working knowledge of Library services and standard procedures; some experience with reference services in academic Library.

3.         Experience with online and automated systems, networked environments, electronic information sources, database research, and the Internet).

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1.            Master of one or more fields of academic Library specialization.

2.            Experience with college libraries and information literacy instruction.

 

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES & SKILLS:

1.            Demonstrated knowledge of trends in electronic resources and technology applications in libraries.

2.            Demonstrated ability to work creatively and collaboratively in a rapidly changing environment.

3.            Demonstrated ability to develop instructional resources for a variance of teaching and learning pedagogies.

4.            Skilled PC user with experience in word processing, spreadsheet, desk top publishing or graphics software, and flexibility in learning new technologies.

5.            Knowledge of copyright law as it applies to Library collections and services in an educational setting.

6.            Ability to understand both oral and written instructions.

7.            Excellent public relations, interpersonal, telephone and electronic communication skills.

8.            Ability to work independently, with attention to detail and accuracy.

9.            Ability to work in a complex, team-based environment and with diverse user groups. 

10.         Strong understanding of the key issues and trends in the design and delivery of library instruction in support of the academic mission of the college.

11.         Ability to maintain confidentiality.

12.         Commitment to working in a multicultural environment.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS:

1.            Works inside a Library/office environment.

2.            Airborne dust and mold, common to a Library setting.

 

This description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisors.

This position is not eligible for Veteran's Preference.

Conditions of Employment

Finalists and individuals recommended for employment at Seminole State College may be subject to background investigations and fingerprinting in compliance with Florida Statute 1001.64; and Seminole State College Policy 1.020; 2.020. Criminal background checks and fingerprinting will be conducted for all new employees, and for rehired employees who have had a break in service for one year or more. The Office of Human Resources will determine which background checks shall be conducted for each position, based upon its review of job descriptions and the responsibilities of the position. These include, but are not limited to, positions that have access to money, master keys, security-sensitive areas and confidential information; positions that have the capability to create, delete, and alter records; and positions that are responsible for the care and instruction of children. The College will conduct various types of background checks which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background, credit check, driver's license check, previous employment and references.

How to Apply

TO ATTACH ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS: 

  • You must first complete and submit the online application along with the resume, then; 
  • While signed into your application profile, click on My Job Applications under My Cover Letters and Attachments;
  • Click on the + sign to attach documents such as unofficial transcripts, cover letter and/or letters of reference
Equal Employment Opportunity

Seminole State College is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, pregnancy, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, veterans’ or military status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor protected under applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations in its programs, activities, and employment.

Other Information

VETERANS' PREFERENCE

Seminole State College of Florida adheres to Florida’s Veteran’s Preference laws by providing preference in hiring to covered job applicants.  Moreover, in recognition of the valuable contributions made by veterans, the College also considers any applicant’s military service background when filling job positions not covered by Veteran’s Preference laws.

To claim Veteran's Preference for eligible positions,  a copy of your DD-214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty must be uploaded and attached to your application to claim Veterans' Preference.

HOLDERS OF DEGREES FROM INSTITUTIONS OUTSIDE THE USA:

Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States are required to obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts and degrees. Foreign transcripts should be evaluated by one of the organizations approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.

This evaluation must be submitted at the time of application. We recommend World Education Services at P.O. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station, New York, NY 10274-5087, telephone (212) 966-6311 or email address www.wes.org. The interview process may be delayed until such a review has been completed.

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Contact

Human Resources
Seminole State College
100 Weldon Boulevard
Sanford, FL 32773-6199
Phone: 407.708.2195
Fax: 407.708.2425