Systems and Discovery Librarian 

at University of Georgia Libraries
Published April 23, 2024
Location Athens, GA
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
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Education Requirements Master's Degree
Minimum Compensation in Local Currency 78000
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The University of Georgia Libraries seeks an innovative, service-oriented individual for the position of Systems and Discovery Librarian. The successful candidate will provide support for library systems to enhance users' ability to identify, retrieve, and use library resources. This faculty Librarian position reports to the Director of Discovery and Digital Services; participates in professional activity; and serves on library, university, and statewide committees.  Discovery and Digital Services is a new unit within the UGA Libraries recently formed as a result of our organizational assessment work. The position will supervise a design team of at least 3 people dedicated to exploring and implementing user-centered library systems and applications, including the Libraries’ web presence, archival discovery, and IR platform. This role will manage and support the Library Management System (FOLIO), facilitating import, export, and interoperability of metadata in library systems; guiding the creative integration of the library system with the Library's website and other systems;  Collaborating with the Library IT, campus technology departments, staff, librarians, and teaching faculty to design, promote, and improve online access and integration of library resources and collections; Initiating both the implementation and the awareness of new features that enhance user success in finding and using library content; Serving on Library, campus, regional, and national organizations and initiatives.     

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