Reference Services Librarian: Part-time

Lawrenceville, GA
Jul 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century four-year liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of almost 10,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students within three years, including both residential and commuter students. Located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, GGC provides a student centered, technology-enriched learning environment. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Position Title:
Reference Services Librarian: Part-time

Job Category:

Library - 6010110

Academic Affairs

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume

Nature of Position: This position has principal responsibilities in providing research assistance to undergraduate students, faculty and staff at the Georgia Gwinnett College. This position reports to the Head of Research Services.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provides research assistance to users;
  • Provides user education at point-of-use for electronic and print bibliographic and reference resources, including GALILEO, GIL, and the Internet;
  • Participates in evening/week-end information services provision;
  • Serves as library supervisor during evening and weekend shifts;
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • ALA-accredited master's degree in library or information science
  • Knowledge of basic reference sources and library procedures essential;
  • Demonstrated familiarity with search strategies for a variety of electronic information resources and the Internet;
  • Strong public service orientation with commitment to the library's instructional role;
  • Experience searching and teaching electronic information systems in an academic library;
  • Interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Knowledge and experience with current microcomputer and networking technologies (software and hardware);
  • Highly motivated, energetic, flexible and well-organized personal skills.

Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, 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, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements

Position requires local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Job takes place in normal environmental conditions.

Work Hours:
Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends).

Position Status: