Librarian, Perimeter Library Services

at Georgia State University (view profile)
Location Dunwoody, GA
Date Posted June 29, 2018
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time

Description

LIBRARIAN, PERIMETER LIBRARY SERVICES

DUNWOODY CAMPUS -2 OPENINGS

DECATUR CAMPUS – 1 OPENING

 

Position and Responsibilities:

Ranked as the #4 Most Innovative University by U.S. News and World Report, Georgia State University has one of the fastest growing research profiles in the country and a proven commitment to the success of students from all backgrounds. The Georgia State University Library welcomes to our Dunwoody campus team an innovative, collegial, and service-oriented librarian to: (1) provide in-person and online reference and consultation services; (2) design and facilitate course-integrated instruction and resource guides; (3) assist with developing the collection; and (4) actively engage with the faculty, staff and students on campus and surrounding community.

The librarian is a member of the library faculty (non-tenure track), holds faculty rank, engage in service and scholarly activities as outlined in the University Library’s faculty guidelines. The librarian may serve as a liaison librarian to one or more academic or university departments depending on interest, education, and background. There are many opportunities to explore and expand one’s skills and experiences within our collaborative and supportive environment.

Environment:

Perimeter College (https://perimeter.gsu.edu/) became a part of Georgia State University in January 2016, as part of a consolidation that formed the largest university in Georgia and one of the largest in the nation. The Dunwoody campus (http://perimeter.gsu.edu/about-perimeter-college/our-campuses/dunwoody/) is located approximately 20 miles north of the downtown Atlanta campus. For additional information about the Georgia State University Library, visit http://library.gsu.edu. Georgia State readies students for professional pursuits, educates future leaders, and prepares citizens for lifelong learning. Enrolling one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation at its downtown research campus, at its vibrant branch campuses and online, the university provides educational opportunities for more than 52,000 students at the graduate, baccalaureate, associate and certificate levels. For additional information about Georgia State University, visit http://www.gsu.edu.

 

Qualifications:

            Required

  • ALA-accredited master’s degree in information/library science
  • Understanding of the rapidly changing role of the academic library and librarian in higher education
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with culturally and economically diverse library users and colleagues
  • Ability to work flexible schedule, including occasional evening and weekend hours

 

Preferred

  • Demonstrated record of outreach and/or programming
  • Experience providing library instruction and research experience to first and second year students
  • Experience teaching or providing library instruction
  • Working knowledge of new and emerging technologies and their impact on libraries and higher education
  • Record of professional service and scholarly accomplishments

 

Condition of Work

Twelve-month assignment

Faculty rank and status

Non-Tenure track

Support for research and professional activities

Salary and Rank

The salary range for this faculty position is $47,500 - $50,000 annually. Appointment at a faculty rank [Instructor/Assistant Professor], on a contract renewal basis. Submit a cover letter addressing the above qualifications; preferred campus location; resume; name, address and phone number of three references. Review of materials will begin July 27, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

 

Send materials to:

Georgia State University

Attn: Human Resource Officer

University Library

100 Decatur Street, SE, Atlanta, GA 30303-3202

(404) 413-2700

liblao@gsu.edu

 

All offers of employment at Georgia State University are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.