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The University of Ft. Lauderdale invites applications for the following positions:
 
ADMISSIONS REPRESENTATIVE
The University of Fort Lauderdale is seeking applications for the position of Admissions Representative. As an Admissions Representative, you will assist the University in meeting its recruitment and enrollment objectives by assisting with the processing of applications, managing the computer-based admission system, mailing to prospective students, and assisting with the coordination and management of student files. Admissions Representatives supports the student recruitment effort as needed and performs other activities as assigned by the Director of Admissions and Student Services.


To apply for the position, please send your cover letter and resume to humanresources@uftl.edu or contact the university at (954) 486-7728.
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REFERENCE LIBRARIAN – PART-TIME
The Reference Librarian will provide reference and instruction to faculty, students and staff. This support will include promoting the wide range of services offered by Library and Information Services, developing strong working relationships with faculty, and preparing for changes in the curriculum and teaching methods being used. The Reference Librarian will utilize his/her expertise to develop appropriate documentation for the use of LIRN resources, to teach research skills, to provide one-on-one research consultation, and to assist in the development of the Library collection.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and presents basic library programs for adults.
  • Provides basic reference services and reader's services; prepares bibliographies on special subjects for teachers and others.
  • Creates displays to highlight book collections or services.
  • Catalogs library materials, as assigned.
  • May supervise clerical employees in the performance of their duties.
  • Assists in material selection and acquisition through book review reading, book selection meetings and contact with patrons.
  • Writes public information materials regarding library activities.
  • Serve as the primary Library and Information Services liaison to the faculty in assigned departments.
  • Serve as a resource librarian and liaison for students and faculty in academic departments.
  • Develop strong working relationships with faculty in order to promote the wide range of services offered by LIRN.
  • Create resource and instruction guides, selective bibliographies, and point of use aids.
  • Teach the use of research sources.
  • Assist library users with specialized resources in all formats, including the public catalog, databases, and internet resources.
  • Develop and maintains selected library web pages providing information and instruction, particularly in liaison areas.
  • Maintain subject and technical expertise in a rapidly evolving field through ongoing education, professional development, and/or scholarly activity.
  • Works cooperatively with others and accepts direction from supervisors.
  • Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Some knowledge of the principles and practices of public library functions.
  • Some knowledge of reference tools and procedures.
  • Good knowledge of the needs of library patrons and the ability to provide the type and level needed.
  • Good ability in oral and written communications.
  • Some ability to develop and present library programs.
  • Some ability to develop and present public information materials to promote library use.
  • Considerable ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, co-workers, and the general public.

Key Relationships/Interpersonal Skill:

  • With the Head, Research & Instruction
  • With other liaisons
  • With students, faculty, staff, and other library users
  • With the functional leads in departments
  • With LIRN
  • With colleagues in the library field

Other Attributes/Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • a positive attitude and enthusiasm for learning are essential 
  • Technical skills and a willingness to develop new competencies are required
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment is important.

Qualifications: 

  • Masters of Science Degree in Library Science.


    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the search is completed. Individuals who meet these requirements must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, original transcripts for all academic degrees, and three letters of recommendations to humanresources@uftl.edu or contact the university at (954) 486-7728.


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GENERAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT CHAIR
The General Education Department is currently seeking applicants for the position of Department Chair.

The Chair must be a strong advocate of the UFTL’s mission and ensure that it is reflected in all aspects of the department. In addition, the Chair must have a broad understanding of the many components of general education, Department of Education (DOE) guidelines and accreditation requirements. An effective Chair will be motivated, posses a high energy level, have excellent communication skills, and innovatively identify opportunities to develop the department.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to General Education and other departments as well as teach courses in both the undergraduate and graduate schools. Excellence in teaching and research is required. Online instruction will be expected. The candidate must have a doctorate in a general education discipline from an accredited institution.

Salary is competitive and will be commensurate with the candidate's credentials and experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the search is completed. Individuals who meet these requirements must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, original transcripts for all academic degrees, and three letters of recommendations to humanresources@uftl.edu or contact the university at (954) 486-7728.
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LIBRARY ASSISTANT
University of Fort Lauderdale is currently accepting resumes for the position of Library Assistant. The Library Assistant reports to the Head Librarian and is responsible to assist the Head Librarian with the day-to-day operational activities related to the University of Fort Lauderdale’s Library. As a Library Assistant, he/she will perform technical and clerical tasks related to library work, work primarily at the circulation desk, checking materials in and out. Work is performed under the supervision of a Head Librarian. He/she may be required to take special training courses in library routines and should be expected to perform tasks of progressively increasing difficulty.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some knowledge of and an interest in libraries; some knowledge of clerical procedures and practices; ability to operate a personal computer and other related equipment; ability to provide leadership to support staff; ability to keep records and make reports; willingness to learn library techniques; ability to communicate courteously and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Minimum Qualifications: At least one (1) year of experience in clerical work and possession of a high school diploma or GED, including or supplemented by a course in typing; or an equivalent combination of experience, education or training directly related to the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Individuals who meet these requirements must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, original transcripts for all academic degrees, and three letters of recommendations to humanresources@uftl.edu or contact the university at (954) 486-7728.
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FINANCIAL AID COORDINATOR
University of Fort Lauderdale is currently accepting resumes for the position of Financial Aid Coordinator. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, financial aid counseling, student monitoring and tracking of financial aid packages. Must also have experience as a financial aid coordinator/officer/representative. Send cover letter and resume to humanresources@uftl.edu or contact the university at (954) 486-7728.

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COLLEGE OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES DEPARTMENT CHAIR
The College of Religious Studies is currently seeking applicants for the position of Department Chair.

The candidate should be a theologian conversant with Christian traditions and specializing in religion. Candidates should be committed to the Schools mission of preparing leaders for diverse forms of ministry in religious communities and faith-based organizations.

Preference will be given to the candidate who has expertise in Old Testament or New Testament with the ability to teach in both areas; and the ability to teach Hebrew and / or Greek is highly desired. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the College of Religious Studies’ curricula, including the Master of Divinity, and the Doctor of Ministry, as well as teach courses in both the undergraduate and graduate schools. Excellence in teaching and research is required. Online instruction will be expected. The candidate must have a doctorate in a theological discipline. Salary and benefits are competitive.

Individuals who meet these requirements must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, original transcripts for all academic degrees, and three letters of recommendations to humanresources@uftl.edu or contact the university at (954) 486-7728.
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ADJUNCT FACULTY
The University of Fort Lauderdale is seeking adjunct faculty to work within the following areas: General Studies, College of Business Leadership, College of Religious Studies, and College of Liberal Arts. Candidates must have master's degree (Terminal Degree preferred from a fully accredited institution) and 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time of application. All interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a copy of your transcripts to humanresources@uftl.edu or contact the University at (954) 486-7728.
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