Reference & Instruction Librarian-Cartersville Campus

Cartersville, Bartow County
Jun 18, 2014
Job Description Summary: The Georgia Highlands College Libraries seek a highly-motivated Reference and Instruction Librarian with strong interpersonal and teaching skills and a demonstrated commitment to superior customer service. The successful candidate will participate as an integral member of the library team across all GHC Campuses, with a focus at the Cartersville Campus Library. The position is a full-time 12 month non-tenure track faculty appointment. Key Qualifications: The candidate must have: an ALA Accredited Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science; exceptional teaching skills with a focus on information literacy; strong web page creation skills; knowledge of integrated library automation systems; familiarity with electronic information resources; and a demonstrated commitment to providing exceptional customer service to students, faculty, and staff. Key Responsibilities: The successful candidate will: provide reference and instruction services in-person and online; create web-based assignment and research guides; develop collaborative ongoing relationships with faculty, students and staff to support teaching, learning and research; assist in collection development; and provide circulation services, including facilitating GIL Express and inter-library loan transactions. This position primarily serves the Cartersville Campus of Georgia Highlands College, located in Cartersville, Georgia, and may provide as-needed services to other Georgia Highlands College locations. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of reference and instruction in an academic library Ability to teach effective library instruction classes in an academic setting Strong webpage design and web development skills Current working knowledge of print and online reference sources used in academic libraries Demonstrated familiarity with search strategies for electronic information resources in proprietary databases and general internet searching Special Instructions To Applicants: Applicants, please attach unofficial transcripts with your application. Official transcripts will be required upon offer of employment.