Florida International University Libraries
University Park, Green Library, GL 235B
Fax: (305) 348-3408
Florida International University Libraries invites applications for the position of Health Sciences Librarian. This position is part of the Reference and Instructional Services Department of the Green Library at the University Park Campus.
Position Description: As a member of the Reference and Instructional Services team, the successful candidate will provide general, specialized, and virtual reference assistance, participate in the librarys information literacy and library instruction programs, and participate in the activities and projects of the Department. The incumbent will serve as faculty liaison to the health science programs, and will assist the Associate Director for Collection Management in projects such as collection assessment, program reviews, and accreditation documentation. Evening and weekend hours may be required on a rotating basis.
Required Qualifications: An MLS from an ALA accredited program; two or more years of professional library experience; excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills; and service commitment.
Preferred Qualifications: Degree or substantial coursework in an aspect of Health Sciences or related discipline, or appropriate experience in Health Sciences; experience in reference services, group instruction and collection management; knowledge and experience with information technologies and web authoring software.
Rank/Salary: Assistant, Associate, or University Librarian rank; salary $38,000-60,000 commensurate with education, experience, and rank of appointment. Librarians have 12-month non-tenured faculty appointments.
Benefits: 22 days annual leave, 13 days sick leave, TIAA/CREF or other retirement options, usual health/life insurance options, no state or local income tax.
About the Libraries: The Green Library, located at the FIU University Park Campus, is designed to accommodate state-of-the-art information technology. Together with the library of the Biscayne Bay Campus, the collections total more than 1.6 million volumes with subscriptions to more than 15,000 scholarly journals. The libraries also provide access to over 250 databases and services, including the statewide OPAC which is currently migrating to the Ex Libris Aleph library management system. The FIU Libraries are nationally recognized pioneers in information literacy programs.
University Setting: Florida International University is one of the fastest growing units of the State University System of Florida and one of the most rapidly growing urban, multi-campus comprehensive universities in the country. With an enrollment exceeding 32,000, FIU prides itself on the cultural and ethnic diversity of its students and faculty. FIU is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a Doctoral/Research University-Extensive institution. For further information, see the FIU website at http://www.fiu.edu.
Deadline: Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2004 and will continue until the position is filled.
To Apply: Send letter of application with your resume, including names, addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers and email addresses of three references to:
Patricia Pereira-Pujol, Chair
Search and Screen, Health Sciences Librarian
Green Library, Room GL 235B
Florida International University, University Park
Miami, FL 33199
Fax: (305) 348-3408
Florida International University is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer.