Technical Services Librarian & Instructor

Position ID: 38461
Savannah State University
Library & Media Services
Position Description
New Position?: 
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Instructor, Librarian
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 Position Information
Working Title Technical Services Librarian/Instructor
Job Summary

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Technical Services Librarian/Instructor of Library Science. This is a faculty rank, 12 month position which updates and enhances the webpage and has overall responsibility for the web presence; manages subscriptions to online and print resources, department liaison responsibilities, reference, and instruction services. Fosters and enhances communication with the library’s major stakeholders, implements plans and technology to improve access to resources; provides support for all systems as well as support for the educational goals of the institution and Library. Aides each department in the Library by creating and supporting tools for unit functions. Maintains access to resources for students, faculty and staff; creates and implements database driven applications. Ensures correct functioning of onsite technology, computers, servers, databases, and software. Provides bibliographic instruction classes; ensures maintenance of periodicals collection. Provides reference services to students, faculty and staff; participates actively in local, state and national library organizations. Some nights and weekends required. May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; competitive benefits program.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree (ALA accredited program); proficient in (X)HTML,CSS, Javascript, SQL, and PHP, familiar with usability and web standards, Relational Databases and library automation systems (especially Alma). Knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems; excellent communication skills. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with university administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the extended community; experience in educational media, instructional technology, automated systems, distance learning, and library media. Background and/or credit check may be required.

Special Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State. 
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information
Open Date 01/18/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Complete application online: submit letter of interest, CV, unofficial graduate transcripts and contact information for three professional references online.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until position is filled.

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Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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Library and Information Science
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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


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator