Job: Reference part-time, temporary

General Information
Position:
Reference part-time, temporary

Number position available:
1

Compensation:
commensurate with experience

Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

ALA:
Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.

Description:

 

The University of Central Florida Libraries http://library.ucf.edu  seeks a confident and knowledgeable part-time (20 hrs. per week) Reference Librarian to serve within the Research & Information Services Dept. as the interim Subject Liaison for Communication, Film, History, Philosophy, and other areas as assigned (Undergraduate and Graduate levels).

 This position also includes providing general reference services to library patrons while staffing the Research and Information Services Desk and the “Ask A Librarian” virtual reference service at the John C. Hitt Library (main Orlando campus).  This position includes some evenings and weekends and reports to the Head of Research and Information Services.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the interim Subject Liaison Librarian for Communication, Film, History, Philosophy, and other areas as assigned (Undergraduate and Graduate levels).
  • Teaches library research instruction sessions and provides research consultations for undergraduate and graduate students in assigned subject areas.
  • Develops appropriate instructional and informational aids (e.g. Research Guides, tutorials, etc.) for students and faculty of assigned subject areas.
  • Assists with collection development and program reviews for assigned subject areas.
  • Provides general reference services to library patrons at the Research and Information Services Desk.
  • Assists in staffing the “Ask a Librarian” virtual reference service.

 Environment: The University of Central Florida is a research university located 13 miles east of downtown Orlando. With more than 64,000 students, UCF is the largest university by enrollment in Florida and one of the largest universities in the nation. The University offers 95 bachelor’s, 86 master’s and 31 doctoral degree programs, and it leads all universities in Florida in conferring more than 15,000 degrees a year. 

 The UCF Libraries houses a collection of 2.2 million volumes and 44,000 serials, and serves as a partial depository for government documents and patents.  Full-time staffing of 116 includes 44 faculty. For more information about the UCF Libraries see http://library.ucf.edu and http://library.ucf.edu/about/departments/administration/facts-figures/administrationfacts-about-the-libraries/ 

 

Salary:  This is a part-time, temporary non-tenure track faculty position with no benefits. 

To Apply: Submit an application letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to:  barbara.tierney@ucf.edu.  Barbara Tierney, Head of Research and Information Services, John C. Hitt Library, University of Central Florida, P.O. Box 162666, Orlando, FL 32816. 

Review begins immediately.  Searches are conducted in accordance with the State of Florida open-records laws.  UCF is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.  Questions may be directed to: Barbara.tierney@ucf.edu. 

 

 

 

 

 


Education:

Required:

  • Master’s degree from an American Library Association-accredited institution

Preferred:

  • At least one year of academic library reference experience.
  • Undergraduate and/or advanced degree in field or sub-field of one or more of above listed subject areas.
  • Experience with humanities databases, resources, and research methodologies.
  • Experience with outreach to faculty and students.  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written communication skills, organizational skills

 

 


Multilingual:
N/A

Job open date:
02-06-2018

Application deadline:
03-02-2018

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Additional information
Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

Job Type:
Part-time

Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
University of Central Florida Libraries

Job Location:
Central Florida

Address:
12701 Pegasus Drive

City:
Orlando

Zip:
32816-2666

County:
Orange


Institution Information
Institution Name :
University of Central Florida Libraries

Address:
12701 Pegasus Drive

City:
Orlando

State:
FL

Zip:
32816-2666

Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Barbara Tierney

Contact Email:
Barbara.Tierney@ucf.edu

Contact Phone:
407-823-3379

Contact Fax:

How to apply

Submit an application letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to:  barbara.tierney@ucf.edu


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