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Discovery Librarian, Lander University, Greenwood, SC

Type: Faculty (promotional-track, non-tenure)

Librarian (Rank -- Assistant Librarian)

Job Purpose: Coordinates research and discovery services in a small, student-centered, team environment.

Job Duties: Coordinates library reference/research services using existing and emerging technologies.
Works to ensure that the library's subscription databases, e-journals and e-books are discoverable and
accessible by users. Teaches information literacy skills through a credit bearing 1 hour course, workshops, reference appointments, online tutorials, and web guides. Serves as a liaison to academic and campus departments according to library needs. Participates in collection development projects. Provides academic advisement to students by planning schedules, recommending courses, and referring them to other faculty and University offices based on their academic needs. Serves the larger university community through faculty and university committees.

Qualifications: MLS degree from an American Libraries Association accredited institution of higher
education. Ability to provide research and instruction services to undergraduate students.
Demonstrated experience or ability to work effectively and collegially with a diverse population of
students, faculty and staff. Ability to translate the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher
Education into practice.

Application: Applications must be submitted to Lisa Wiecki, Director of Library Services: Applications should include a cover letter addressing your qualifications as applied
to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume, the names, addresses, and telephone
numbers of three professional references and college transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for
initial application). Receipt of individual applications not acknowledged.

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