Reference & Instruction Librarian

Position ID: 38265
Location
Institution: 
Middle Georgia State University
College/Div/School: 
Library
Branch Campus: 
Macon, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Librarian
Job Description: 

 

DIVISION: MGA
DEPARTMENT: Library
PRIMARY LOCATION: Macon
POSITION: Staff
JOB TYPE: Full Time
POSITION CLOSE DATE: Until Filled
DESCRIPTION:

Middle Georgia State University is seeking candidates for a Reference & Instruction Librarian. The Reference & Instruction Librarian provides general library assistance and reference service in the Macon Campus Library, as well as shares in the teaching of library instruction classes to students on the Macon Campus. The regular work schedule will include a combination of days and occasional weekends.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provide general reference services by helping patrons with their informational and research needs at the reference desk, during individual appointments and online

• Design and conduct instructional sessions as part of the library’s information literacy program

• Participate in create of online reference guides (LibGuides)

• Participate in campus outreach activities to promote library resources and services

• Assist in collection development efforts, including print, audiovisual, and online resources

• Serve as liaison with assigned academic departments and participate in promoting library resources and services

• Stay current with evolving information technologies and how they could be employed to advance the library’s mission

• Work weekends on a rotational basis

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: MLS or MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution; Knowledge of print and electronic research resources used in academic libraries (preferably GALLILEO); Familiarity with Framework for information Literacy; Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a collegial environment; Ability to manage and prioritize projects; Understanding of trends and technologies in academic libraries; Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience in an academic library preferred.

SALARY: Pay Grade 19

APPLICATION DEADLINE: The position will remain posted until filled. For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Wednesday, January 11, 2018.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE/TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line “Reference Librarian Macon”. Application materials are to include a resume, an MGA Staff application (please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to obtain your staff application); a letter of interest which includes salary requirements; and three professional references. Paper application materials will not be accepted.

A Unit of the University System of Georgia

EEO/AA/M/F/V/D

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
CIP Discipline Code: 
Library and Information Science
Degree Levels: 
Masters
Position Type: 
Staff
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
Contact hiring institution for further details.
Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
Contact hiring institution for further details.
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II