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Assistant Librarian, Associate Librarian or Librarian

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Position Number 37727
Class Title Assistant Librarian, Associate Librarian or Librarian
Administrative Title Department Head (123)
Job Description

University Libraries seeks a service-oriented, energetic, and program-directed individual to lead and administer all aspects of the University of Central Florida (UCF) Curriculum Materials Center (CMC). The CMC operates in a 5,500 square foot facility located in the College of Education and Human Performance (CEDHP) on the main UCF campus. Resources include 36,000 print volumes, full production lab including 3D printer, interactive whiteboards, and die-cutting machine, 27 PC workstations, group study rooms, total seating for 76, and a full array of online resources and instructional materials. For more information please see http://library.ucf.edu/CMC/.

Responsibilities:
• Envisioning short and long term goals and working closely with CMC team and others to implement them;
• Designing, delivering, and assessing programs and instruction;
• Developing a collection of instructional materials that aligns with offered programs;
• Maintaining a current standardized test collection that adheres to guidelines established by the publisher;
• Supervising three full-time staff plus student assistants;
• Administering collection and student assistant budgets;
• Providing outreach/liaison services to the CEDHP.

The department head is responsible for proactively integrating CMC services and resources into the teacher education program through programming, orientations, instruction and outreach, and contributing to program accreditation reports. Duties also may include outreach to area schools and the community, delivering professional development opportunities, providing library instruction for identified CEDHP departments and programs, collection development for CEDHP departments, research consultations, which may require working nights and weekends. The successful candidate will serve as a member of the library’s planning and policy-making team and also may serve on CEDHP committees. The position reports to the associate director for Research, Education, and Engagement.

Position Minimum Qualifications

•Master’s degree from an American Library Association-accredited institution;
•At least three years post-MLS academic library experience.

Preferences

•Degree in Education from an accredited institution;
•Experience in a university curriculum resource center or media center;
•Knowledge of school curriculum resources (PK-12);
•Knowledge of current pedagogical and curriculum practices;
•Demonstrated ability to integrate new technologies in a laboratory environment;
•Successful library instruction experience;
•Leadership skills;
•Supervisory experience;
•Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a team environment;
•Excellent oral and written communication skills, human relations skills, and the ability to work with diverse groups;
•Comfort in collaborating with college administration and faculty to develop collegial relationships;
•Knowledge of or interest in emerging areas within academic libraries, such as textbook affordability, open access publishing, and curriculum mapping;
•A record of ongoing professional activities and participation.

Special Conditions
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://eeo.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Additional Application Materials Required

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, www.jobswithucf.com. In addition to the online application, interested candidates should submit a letter addressing the stated qualifications, a full curriculum vitae, and contact information for three current professional references.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Questions may be directed to search chair, Rachel Mulvihill, at Rachel.mulvihill@ucf.edu.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701106
Job Open Date 08/25/2017
Job Close Date 09/28/2017
Open until filled No
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area Information Technologies and Resources (ITR)
Department ITR - Library
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Orlando (Main)
Quick Link http://www.jobswithucf.com/postings/50698

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Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Doc 1
  4. Other Doc 2
  5. Other Doc 3
  6. Other Doc 4
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  9. Other Doc 7