Science & Health Science Librarian, Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus

Florida International University Libraries Biscayne Bay Campus’ (BBC) Hubert Library seeks an energetic, customer-focused librarian for the position of Science & Health Sciences Librarian. Reporting to the head of Information & Research Services, the position is responsible for information and instructional services, user support, outreach, and collection development for the sciences and health sciences at BBC and has primary liaison responsibility for providing services and resources to science and health-sciences students and faculty at BBC (excluding the College of Medicine). The successful candidate will provide general and specialized reference and research assistance and will participate in the library instruction program, collection management, and other activities and projects of the FIU Libraries and will collaborate closely with both the Science & Engineering Librarian and the Health Sciences Librarian at Modesto Maidique Campus. All librarians are expected to participate in professional development, research, and service activities to meet the Libraries’ and University’s requirements for promotion.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  An ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent; science background with significant relevant knowledge or experience; strong service commitment; ability to work both independently and collaboratively across disciplines in a service-oriented environment; understanding of emerging technologies and their applications in an academic library environment; excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; ability to adapt well to change

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Instructional, teaching, or training experience in a classroom environment; reference experience; knowledge and/or experience with GIS software or programs.

RANK/SALARY: Non-tenured faculty status; rank and salary are competitive based on qualifications and experience.

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APPLICATION:  Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 506872 at and must attach a cover letter, a resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references in a single pdf file. All inquiries should be directed to Patricia Pereira-Pujol, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, at  . To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 30, 2013.  Review will continue until position is filled.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer.