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Discovery Librarian, Lander University, Greenwood, SC

Institution: Lander University 

Location: Greenwood, SC 

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

Category: 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 Instructions:

Applications must be submitted to Lisa Wiecki, Director of Library Services: lwiecki@lander.edu.

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.  

 

Lander University is a tobacco-free campus.  All final candidates are subject to successfully completing background requirements.  Lander University is committed to equal opportunity employment and being an employer of choice.

Lander believes that corresponding differences within the faculty and staff, whether based on ethnicity, race, gender, religion, age, or other experiences, are tremendous assets to the role of Lander as an educational institution and within the community, region, and state.

Moreover, Lander is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. As a result, it is the policy and commitment of Lander that it will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or other protected characteristics.   AA / EOE / ADA / Title IX   

 

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