Reference Librarian
Georgia Perimeter College - Clarkston, GA

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Position Title: Reference Librarian

Department:
CKS-Learning Resource Ctr

Campus:
Clarkston

Position Type:
Professional/Administrative
Posting Type:
Both

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Georgia Perimeter College seeks an enthusiastic, innovative, and service-oriented librarian for the Clarkston Campus, who participates in reference services, library instruction, and collection development in a team environment. The librarian in this position will be responsible for the day-to-day management, including supervision and training of staff, of the Circulation Department. The librarian will possess excellent customer service skills and a focus on information literacy. The librarian will be prepared to apply new ideas and technologies to reference and instruction services including the creation of tutorials, research guides, and other instructional materials. The librarian will serve both face-to-face and online students and faculty.

Experience
A minimum of one (1) year of experience in reference or other library public services and managing circulation is preferred. Experience in an academic setting is preferred. Evidence of initiative and innovation in academic library service and experience in providing library instruction is preferred.

Education
A minimum of a Master's degree in Library Information Science (MLS/MLIS) from an American Library Association accredited college or university is required.

Scope/ Impact

Preferred Qualifications:
  • The successful candidate must be committed to working with students, staff and faculty of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with others in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with library catalog, Microsoft Office software, and GALILEO databases.

Physical Requirements:
Position requires local travel between campuses and off-campus sites to perform required duties, attend meetings, and to fulfill other responsibilities. Ability to move from one office to another office or campus. Ability to exert up to twenty-five (25) pounds of force by occasionally transporting boxes, handouts, files or other materials. Ability to perform keyboarding functions. 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.

Pre-Employment Requirements:
A Criminal History Check is Required.

Work Hours:
Position may require non-standard hours and one evening shift (Mon -Thurs.) per week.

Posting Date:
12-13-2013

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

Salary:
($36,652 - $45,815) commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.

Anticipated Start Date:
ASAP

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Graduate Transcript

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