Job: Librarian

General Information

Number position available:


Job Category:
Reference & Public Services

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


Job Description:

Full-time, ten-month, professional faculty position to serve as the evening working supervisor of the SFSC Highlands Campus Library. Typical work schedule:  Monday-Thursday, 12 pm - 9 pm; Friday 8 am - 5 pm. Evening hours and travel to other SFSC campuses/centers are required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provides information/reference services to library patrons at all SFSC campuses/centers.
  2. Assists in the development of all SFSC Library collections.
  3. Assists in analyzing budgetary needs of all SFSC campus/center libraries.
  4. Assists in training College staff at the DeSoto and Hardee Campuses and Lake Placid Center in basic library services.
  5. Provides library skills instruction.
  6. Develops user education materials and other projects as assigned.
  7. Maintains the currency of the library web page by acting as liaison to the College's Webmaster.
  8. Maintains safety and security standards.
  9. Provides input for goals and objectives for the short and long range development of the Library.
  10. Recommends revisions and updates to operating procedures.
  11. Makes recommendations for improvement of all SFSC campus/center libraries.
  12. Maintains a cooperative and effective working relationship with College personnel, as well as students and the general public.
  13. Instructs others on copyright restrictions and the proper use and handling of library materials and equipment.
  14. Maintains current knowledge of all Library databases and electronic resources.
  15. Maintains knowledge of new Library materials and world news and community events.
  16. Maintains current knowledge of routines and activities within all areas of the Library.
  17. Maintains current knowledge of the requirements and activities of the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (FALSC) as it pertains to SFSC.
  18. Participates in appropriate meetings and serves on College committees as elected or appointed.
  19. Participates in local, state, and national organizations and committees as appropriate.
  20. Maintains currency/proficiency by participating in professional development activities.
  21. Serves as a resource on copyright procedures.
  22. Contributes to unit planning, assessment, and college institutional effectiveness efforts.
  23. Acts in accordance with College policies and procedures.
  24. Performs other duties as assigned.

SFSC is strongly committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates.

Additional Information:

Classification: Non-instructional Faculty

Instructional Supervisor:  Chair, Library Services

Supervises:  Working supervisor of Library Staff as Librarian in Charge

Posting Date:  December 12, 2019

Starting Annual Salary Range: Master's $43,236-$48,424; Master's + 30 $44,991-$50,390; Doctorate $48,235-$54,023.

Open Until Filled (Application Review Began:  February 12, 2020)


Applicants with disabilities who need assistance in the application or hiring process should contact: Human Resources, 863-784-7132, or send written request to:

South Florida State College
ATTN: Director, Human Resources
EA/EO & ADA Officer
600 West College Drive
Avon Park, FL 33825

Application Instructions:

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Educational: Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in Library Science, Learning Resources, or Information Technology (or 18 graduate hours in Library Science, Learning Resources, or Information Technology and a Master's degree required.)

Experiential: Minimum of two years library experience required. Library supervision experience preferred.

Other:  Computer literacy required. Familiarity with computerized library services preferred.  Flexibility in scheduling required.

Please submit unofficial copies of your transcripts for review. You will be allowed to do this during the application process or you may login in at a later time and upload them as "additional documents".

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Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

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Job Location

Physical address where the job position is located.

Job Place:
South Florida State College

Job Location:
Central Florida

600 West College Drive

Avon Park



Institution Information
Institution Name :
South Florida State College

600 West College Drive

Avon Park



Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
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Contact Email:

Contact Phone:
863 784 7203

Contact Fax:
863 784 7497

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