SCL Instruction and Community Engagement Librarian

at University of Georgia Libraries
Location Athens, GA
Date Posted October 27, 2021
Category Academic
Job Type Full-time
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Education Requirements Master's Degree
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $50,000
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The Special Collections Libraries (SCL) Instruction and Community Engagement Librarian provides instruction sessions promoting archival collections and SCL services both in-person and virtually; develops community engagement initiatives through fostering partnerships and projects with state-wide community partners; and provides reference service and research assistance to on and off-site patrons.

The SCL Instruction and Community Engagement Librarian is responsible to the Public Service Coordinator for SCL and works in collaboration with the SCL Department Heads and other SCL instruction and public-facing staff. The Special Collections Libraries houses three libraries: Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, and Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection. The SCL is composed of 18 librarians and archivists and 21 support staff. UGA Special Collections Libraries mission statement and statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion may be found at

UGA Librarians are non-tenured faculty members.  UGA offers an attractive benefits program including a choice of health and retirement plans, dental plan, vision plan, tuition remission, paid relocation, 21 days annual leave, 12 days sick leave, and 12 paid holidays.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (