Librarian

Miami, FL, USA Req #837
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
The mission of the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is the development of professional health care practitioners through innovation, individualized, and quality classroom, clinical, and distance education.

GENERAL SUMMARY

Responsible for the management of all activities associated with the campus library including: supervising personnel, maintaining library resources, providing library services, and maintaining an appropriate environment.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teaches information literacy and library skills to students and faculty, including one shot sessions, embedding in courses, and additional workshops or webinars, as appropriate.
  • Works with faculty members, program directors, and instructional designers to incorporate information literacy and library resources into courses and programs on their campus.
  • Provides reference and research assistance to students and faculty as needed.
  • Adheres to a regular, assigned schedule of monitoring the library’s chat service and general library email inbox, responding to questions and requests that come in during that time.
  • Processes interlibrary loan and other resource requests.
  • Assists in the maintenance of library website and online content, including library guides, videos, and social media content.
  • Manages collection development and acquisitions for print resources, and provides input for collection development of electronic resources.
  • Catalogs materials and provides/maintains authority control in the integrated library system.
  • Participates in University committees and local/state/national library association committees; engages in professional development including conferences, training, research, and/or publication.
  • Directs the activities of the library services desk
  • Maintains and manages the physical library space on their campus.
  • Trains and supervises the Circulation Manager (where applicable)
  • In the absence of a Circulation Manager:
    1. Assists students and faculty with checking in / checking out / renewing library materials.
    2. Provides customer service support to all library patrons, including answering basic questions and locating items.
    3. Troubleshoots problems with library technology such as printers, copiers, computers, etc.
    4. Trains, schedules, and supervises part-time student library workers.
    5. Proctors individual exams as requested according to the Library Proctoring Policy.
    6. Orients new students to library services and collections.
    7. Maintains borrower records in library information management system.
    8. Notifies students of outstanding fines and collects monies.
  • Understands, upholds, and enforces all library policies and procedures.
  • Meets regularly with other library staff on all campuses to suggest changes or report problems.
  • Contributes to university-wide library projects.
  • Contributes to meeting the goals in the Library Long Range Plan.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Other duties as assigned


TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

May be required to travel.


MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervises Circulation Manager (where applicable) or Student workers (where applicable)


POSITION IN ORGANIZATION

REPORTS TO:  Director of Library Services

POSITIONS SUPERVISED:  Circulation Manager (where applicable); Student workers (where applicable)

 

TECHNICAL, MANAGERIAL, and PEOPLE SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Excellent computer skills and the ability to new learn new software programs easily.
  • Self-directed worker with the ability to accomplish projects with little direct supervision.
  • Excellent written and face-to-face communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and perform tasks in a timely manner, even while multi-tasking.
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing priorities or scheduling.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Professional demeanor.
  • Working knowledge of office management software packages.
  • Supervisory experience.

 
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Masters in Library and Information Science (or equivalent) from an ALA accredited program
  • Two or more years of library experience, preferably in a health sciences library or in a health care environment, and including the use of library information management systems, cataloging, reference, online literature searching, acquisitions/collection development, and library instruction.


BUSINESS COMPETENCIES 

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of the position:

  • Communication: Excellent written and face-to-face communication skills. Professional demeanor.
  • InitiativeActively seeks opportunities to make contributions vs. passively accepting situations.  Goes above expectations to achieve goals.
  • Dependability/Adaptability: Recognizes/responds to unanticipated events and requirements.  Customer-focused, with demonstrated experience and ability to be flexible with changing priorities, demands and requests.  Ability to work independently or with little supervision.
  • Interpersonal Relationships: Promotes teamwork, and leads by example, while successfully collaborating across functions and departments.
  • Planning/OrganizationDemonstrates ability to manage time and priorities.
  • Analytical: Synthesizes complex and diverse information.
  • Personal ResponsibilityTrustworthy with unyielding integrity.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed primarily in a standard office environment, but may involve exposure to moderate noise levels. Work involves operation of personal computer equipment for six to eight hours daily and includes physical demands associated with a traditional office setting , e.g., walking, standing, communicating, and other physical functions as necessary.


Other details

  • Job Family Academic Support
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $63,900.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $83,160.00
Location on Google Maps
  • Miami, FL, USA