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Reference Services Librarian - Assistant/Associate Professor of Library Science

Company name
North Georgia College & State University .

Dahlonega, GA, United States

Employment Type

Education, Administrative, Library

Posted on
Jan 31,2019


Reference Services Librarian - Assistant/Associate Professor of Library Science

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General Summary:

This full time, tenure track position will be responsible for offering general library instruction; teaching library credit and instruction classes; providing reference and circulation assistance at the Information Desk; serving as collection development selector. Normal work hours are Monday-Friday late morning through early evening with occasional adjustments for breaks and intersession. Reports to the Coordinator of Information Services and Collection Management on the Dahlonega campus.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

The Reference Services Librarian - Assistant Professor of Library Science will:

Provide reference, circulation and general assistance for students, faculty, and the community at the Information Desk and remote reference assistance for other campuses as needed.

Design, develop, deliver, and market library instruction classes, workshops, and research consultations. Collaborate with faculty and committees in achieving information literacy learning outcomes. Collaborate with faculty and teaching staff in library instruction.

Provide library collection development services to faculty and others in assigned subject areas. Market and promote library collections to faculty, students and others.

Develop, assist, and promote library sponsored events, displays, promotional materials, and other marketing and outreach efforts.

Represent the library and/or university at campus, local, state, regional, and national meetings and conferences. Work with campus partners across multiple academic units through service on committees, publications or presentations, holding office, and active participation.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Must have superior knowledge of library resources, high level of competence with computers, integrated library systems, and instructional technologies and ability to adapt to changing technologies quickly.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.

Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Capable of dealing tactfully and courteously with students, faculty, staff, and the community.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:

MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution

Two (2) years of experience in an academic library or equivalent library experience.

Successful classroom teaching or other library instruction experience;

Strong commitment to teaching and to students.

Must be able to stand push/pull book trucks up to 100lbs max, lift up to 25 pounds.

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Required Documents:

Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants:

If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check.

Employer Information:

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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North Georgia College & State University .
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