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Reference Services Librarian-Assistant/Associate Professor of Library Science

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Reference Services Librarian-Assistant/Associate Professor of Library Science


Position Number: 53002095

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Oconee

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Reference Services Librarian-Assistant/Associate Professor of Library Science. The primary responsibilities of this position consist of offering general Library instruction; teaching Library credit and instruction classes; providing reference and circulation assistance at the Information Desk; serving as collection development selector. Occasional evening work is required.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 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/Associate Professor of Library Science will:

  • Provide reference and general assistance for students, faculty, and the community at the Information Desk.
  • 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 by the Head Librarian-Oconee Campus.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Superior oral, written, and presentation skills; excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Initiative, creativity, and flexibility in adapting to new technologies, services environment, and instructional methodologies.
  • Ability to multi-task, manage workload.
  • Knowledge of integrated library system, electronic databases, and print research resources; knowledge of learning management systems a plus.
  • Working knowledge of application software (Microsoft Office suite), research strategies, and hardware such as computers, data projectors, printers, scanners, other standard office equipment.


Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • MLS/MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution
  • At least one year of library experience, academic library preferred
  • Must be able to stand for long periods and lift up to 25 pounds.


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 http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

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.


The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.

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Posted: 4/4/2018
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