Job: Assistant Librarian & Testing Liaison

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Assistant Librarian & Testing Liaison

Number position available:

Negotiable, based upon experience

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


Dear ALA approved MLIS Librarian applicant,

Keiser University Lakeland has a job opening for an Assistant Librarian. We are located off the 1-4 corridor in the beautiful city of Lakeland, exit 31. The position is full time with potential hours throughout the day, evening and Saturday.  Keiser University is a SACSCOC fully accredited, private not for profit university. Each of the many Keiser Universities in the state of Florida offer degrees in a variety of professional areas from an Associates to a PhD. The Lakeland Keiser is predominately a medical training university with degrees in nursing, radiology, nuclear medicine, physical therapy assistant, sports medicine, medical sonography, diet & nutrition, etc.  KU Lakeland also offers non-medical degrees in graphic arts, IT, and business or independent studies along with other areas of career focus. One outstanding feature of Keiser University is its "student's first" philosophy. We take great pride in understanding the needs of our students and helping them attain their professional goals. For the librarian, we are a service oriented library with a wide range of services and quality resources for our faculty and students. 

The job requires the applicant to be full time and having a MLIS degree from an ALA approved institution, or a current student in a Master's degree of the same would be considered. No other type of degree or educational status or previous library experience is acceptable as a substitution for the MLIS or a current student of MLIS graduate studies. The ideal candidate will be trained for much of the daily tasks of the job.  The daily tasks require a detail-oriented person, with the ability to make data entries into multi-departmental records, proctor testing, and they are comfortable with learning technological testing software and programs used in Admissions and coursework certifications. The ideal candidate will be trained for university testing needs, become certified with several testing providers as a testing proctor, and help students that test remotely for admissions, instructor make-up tests and course requirements with a grasp of ADA support. Along with the responsibilities of testing, the ideal candidate will work with students and faculty providing stellar library services.  The selected candidate will continually participate in professional developments throughout their career with Keiser University Lakeland Library to facilitate their professional growth. The Lakeland Keiser Library is a small but highly effective academic library with an amazing team of MLIS librarians. New librarians are encouraged to apply as there is opportunity to grow as a professional, apply many librarian skills, and be supported by other skilled academic librarians.  

To apply, please send a 1]resume, 2] cover letter, and 3] unofficial graduate transcripts from an ALA approved institution. Please include in your cover letter your reasons for applying for this job. Before or upon hire, you will be required to submit official transcripts, complete the Keiser employment application, pass a background check, and provide a letter of reference(s) and previous employers may be contacted among other typical hiring requirements.  Keiser University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all candidates with a professional graduate degree in library science to apply. No phone calls please or visits to the campus without invitation, and note, nothing other than emails will be considered for the hiring process. Prior to visiting the campus you will be advised of parking and COVID 19 check points. Upon receipt of the completed three items emailed file, Dr. Z will contact you by email or phone call for an interview. I hope you will apply today. Please EMAIL the three hiring requirements (resume, cover letter & transcripts) to  attention Dr. Karyn Zelbovitz, PhD, MLIS, Library Director of Keiser University Lakeland. I look forward to meeting you. 

With best regards for your professional success,

Dr. Karyn Zelbovitz


MLIS from an ALA approved institution or a current student of the same.


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Library Type:
  • Academic Libraries

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Job Location

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Job Place:
Keiser University Lakeland

Job Location:
Central Florida

2400 Interstate Drive




Institution Information
Institution Name :
Keiser University Lakeland

2400 Interstate Drive




Contact Information / How to apply
Contact Name:
Dr. Karyn Zelbovitz, PhD, MLIS

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Email your resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts, please to 

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