Academic Engagement Librarian @ UCF Libraries

University of Central Florida (UCF) Libraries seeks two innovative, dynamic, and curious full-time, non-tenure track, 12-month assistant academic engagement faculty librarians to enhance teaching, learning, and research at UCF. The primary work location is the John C. Hitt Library on the UCF main campus in Orlando, Florida. These positions play a significant role in developing and implementing innovative solutions for library initiatives that support the scholarly, teaching, and learning goals of the university and its communities. We are hiring at the rank of Assistant Librarian.

These positions serve as subject librarians for assigned academic programs and report to the Head of the Research & Information Services (RIS) unit within the Academic Engagement division. The department includes librarians assigned to academic disciplines and learning communities who engage with key campus partners. Professional service and scholarly contributions are expected.


  • Provides research and instructional support for UCF students and faculty, including:
    • Serving as embedded librarian for campus-based courses as requested
    • Providing virtual and face-to-face library instruction
    • Facilitating virtual or face-to-face research consultation services
  • Conducts outreach to students and faculty regarding library services, including:
    • Creation of guides and video tutorials of relevant library resources
    • Planning and facilitating of workshops, webinars, and tabling events
  • Actively engages in collection services with faculty and students in assigned subject areas, including:
    • Developing knowledge and promotion of collections essential for assigned subject areas
    • Selection and recommendation of materials to be added to the library research collections
    • Providing qualitative feedback to librarians in Collection Services & Resource Management on library physical and digital collections
  • Implements innovative practices and ideas based on emerging trends in academic libraries.

The UCF Libraries includes the John C. Hitt Library, the Curriculum Materials Center, and Special Collections and University Archives on the Orlando main campus; branch libraries on the Rosen College and Downtown campuses; and partnerships with Direct Connect state colleges. The Libraries offers a collection of more than 2.2 million volumes, is a partial depository for government documents and patents, and manages the institutional repository STARS. We are members of the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL), Center for Research Libraries (CRL), Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC), Tampa Bay Library Consortium (TBLC) and HathiTrust. The UCF Libraries has 105 full-time staff comprised of 44 faculty librarians and 61 support and administrative staff, and 50+ student employees dedicated to serving UCF faculty, staff, students, and the greater Orlando community. For more information about the UCF Libraries see

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an American Libraries Association-accredited program


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in a science/technology/engineering/mathematics (STEM) related field
  • Competence in learning management systems (e.g., Canvas)
  • Experience in teaching and learning
  • Experience with or interest in using educational technologies
  • Evidence of or aspiration to engage in professional service and scholarship

Special Instructions to the Applicants:

Review of applications begins 05/16/2024

Salary starting at $60,000


Job Close Date:

Open until filled.

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