Reese Library, on the Summerville Campus of Augusta University in Augusta GA, has a position opening for the Assistant Director of Reference and Education Services. The person in this position will manage activities of the Reference and Education Services Department, including supervision and evaluation of both staff and faculty personnel.
Responsibilities include participating in information literacy-centered instruction, serving as a liaison librarian to one or more academic units, acting as the Coordinator of the Federal Depository Library Program, and actively engaging in scholarship, service, and professional development.
Augusta is a vibrant community with an affordable cost of living. Schools in the area are desirable and include several magnet schools. Augusta University is developing a new Cyber Institute in town in partnership with the local Army base. Augusta hosts the annual Masters Golf Tournament as well as an annual ironman competition. It also has a lively arts community and is the home of the Greenjackets minor league baseball team, an affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Augusta is near other attractive communities to visit such as Atlanta, Savannah, Columbia, SC and Asheville, NC.
An American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master’s degree. Supervisory/management skills. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to work collaboratively in an academic community. Ability to apply instructional design principles and technologies successfully in information literacy efforts. Knowledge of Government Documents and the Federal Depository Library Program, or interest in learning quickly. Five years post-MLIS progressively responsible experience.
Demonstrated awareness of emerging trends in information literacy and an interest in library research in teaching, curriculum design, or information literacy initiatives. Demonstrated commitment to professional development through scholarly research relevant to areas of responsibility including publications, presentations, and participation and leadership in professional associations. Ability to evaluate and assess instructional programs and teaching. Understanding of learning management systems. Experience serving diverse communities.
To be considered an applicant for this position your must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.
The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript. Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.
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