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Librarian, Student Success/Outreach - Instructor

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Complete application online https://jobs.savannahstate.edu ; submit copies of graduate transcripts and three references online or by mail to: Librarian Outreach Services/Instructor Search; Asa H. Gordon Library; Box 20394; Savannah State University; Savannah, GA 31404 Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Posting Details 

 Position Information

Working Title Librarian, Student Success/Outreach - Instructor
Job Summary

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Librarian, Student Success/Outreach – Instructor. This position leads the Library’s efforts in providing access to resources and programming to promote retention, progression, and graduation. Implements and expands academic engagement programs; uses, develops, and implements new technologies and service models to provide resources and academic programming for student success regardless of the location of student or resources. In collaboration with other library faculty, shares responsibilities for reference services; serves as liaison to academic departments; engages in scholarship and service. Creates marketing materials and implements outreach including mobile library activities and programs that promote library services and resources; provides leadership and management of the course reserves and interlibrary loan (including GilExpress) services. In collaboration with liaison librarians, prepares, develops, and updates instructional materials (tutorials, research guides, and finding aids); assists in supporting the library’s social media efforts. Assists in developing and coordinating virtual reference services; participates in reference services and staffing the reference desk. Assists in providing library instruction to First Year Students; seeks funding through grants and other funding opportunities. Serves on library and university committees; participates in local, state, and national library/professional organizations. May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary negotiable, commensurate with qualifications and experience; competitive benefits program.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree (ALA accredited) in Library or Information Science with teaching experience and strong presentation skills preferably in a college setting. Experience with Springshare tools, production software (Camtasia, Canvas), and social media tools; demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment; public relations and promotional ability. Supervisory experience preferred. Background and or credit check may be required.

Preferred Qualifications
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

Posting Number
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Open Date 06/06/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Complete application online https://jobs.savannahstate.edu ; submit copies of graduate transcripts and three references online or by mail to: Librarian Outreach Services/Instructor Search; Asa H. Gordon Library; Box 20394; Savannah State University; Savannah, GA 31404

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

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