Librarian I, Reference & Instruction


Wednesday, December 22, 2021


Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida

Sponsor Organization

Nova Southeastern University - Florida


Essential Job Functions

  • Provides professional reference service to all NSU-affiliated library users, both local and distance, and Broward County users in person, by phone, and via computer.
  • Assists library users in the use and interpretation of the library collections and in identifying and accessing appropriate materials for research purposes.
  • Provides individualized and group instruction on the use of library resources, including use of specialized databases, and produce documentation to assist in training and teaching.
  • Participates in collection development activities to recommend selection and weeding of library materials.
  • Assists in the creating and maintaining of web pages.
  • Prepares bibliographies and guides in subject areas.
  • May be expected to assume responsibility for supervision of volunteers and/or student employees.

Marginal Job Functions

  • Participates on department, library and university-wide committees as needed.
  • Attends professional library meetings away from the campus, representing the library to the larger community. Participate in SEFLIN committees and events as needed.
  • Prepares special projects, such as surveys, flyers, documentation and statistical reports, as needed.
  • Acts as liaison and promote library services to NSU students, faculty, and staff, and Broward County users.
  • Stays current in professional library literature and participate in professional activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge and understanding of library principles, practices and techniques.
  • Current computer skills, including online searching.
  • Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
In Person