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Assessment Librarian

University Libraries/Greenblatt Library, Georgia Regents University (GRU)

Georgia Regents University (GRU) Libraries, one of four comprehensive research universities in the University System of Georgia, are seeking an innovative and collaborative leader for the position of Assessment Librarian to develop, implement, and maintain a successful and sustainable assessment program. This is a non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor.

Required: 

  • A master’s degree in library and information science from an ALA-accredited school; or a master’s degree or Ph.D. in the social sciences, statistics or other relevant discipline with significant experience working with or in research libraries.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a wide range of assessment methodologies (both qualitative and quantitative) and experience analyzing data.
  • Experience in conducting assessment projects and in documenting data and providing recommendations for improvements.
  • Experience in designing surveys, conducting usability testing, and facilitating focus groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to present complex information to audiences who possess different levels of library knowledge.
  • Demonstrated skill in building relationships and coordinating projects with all levels of library staff.
  • Experience in planning and managing projects in a team environment.
  • Excellent analytical, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to participate in complex projects in a team environment, meet deadlines, and to prioritize work in alignment with the service goals of the university and the libraries.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong service orientation and commitment to user service and support.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patrons, library, and systems staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, designs, develops, facilitates, and/or implements library assessment initiatives under the general direction of the Director of Libraries.
  • Administers usability testing, questionnaires, focus groups, and other assessment tools to measure the effectiveness of the Libraries in meeting the teaching, learning, and research needs of its users, while promoting the integration of assessment into all phases of planning and services.
  • Gathers and analyzes data in support of strategic planning.
  • Provides guidance to Libraries’ faculty and staff wishing to conduct assessments.

 Intra-Institutional Responsibilities:

Participate in scholarship, faculty governance and service.  Participate in GRU initiatives and professional committees related to assessment and sponsored programs.

Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:

Participate in appropriate professional organizations and present on behalf of GRU Libraries.

Salary and Benefits:

The position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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

 How to apply:

In order to be formally considered for employment at Georgia Regents University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references. Please submit as one document. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references online at http://www.gru.edu/jobs/faculty/

 Georgia Regents University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

 Women and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

 Georgia Regents University is a tobacco-free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. Georgia Regents Medical Center is a patient- and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success.  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.
Access Services Librarian, Georgia Regents University, Full-time

Augusta, GA

Librarian Instructor, Full-Time | Position# 10894

University Libraries, Reese Library, Summerville Campus

Reese Library of Georgia Regents University invites applications for the position of Access Services Librarian at the faculty rank of Instructor. The primary focus of this full-time, non-tenure track faculty position is to provide leadership for access services and is responsible for the overall management, planning, and supervision of the Access Services Department in Reese Library. The position supervises five full-time staff members, one part-time clerk, and student assistants.

The successful candidate will accomplish the following:

  • Manage all aspects of the Access Services department, including circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, and stacks maintenance.
  • Plan, develop, and enforce policies for Reese Library’s Information Desk.
  • Maintain high customer service standards and courteous conflict resolution with patrons.
  • Compile and report statistics for institutional, state, and national reports.
  • Serve as a liaison librarian to one or more academic units, and provide some library instruction sessions.
  • Advance the Libraries position in the university and the academic community by working with peers and national access services and interlibrary loan librarians.
  • Supervise five full-time staff members, one part-time clerk, and student assistants.
  • Intra-Institutional Responsibilities:
  • The Access Services Librarian will serve as liaison librarian to one or more academic units and will serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member.
  • Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:
  • The Access Services Librarian is expected to be active professionally in local, regional, and national associations and will contribute to the professional literature.
  • This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master’s degree in library science.
  • Prior experience working in an academic Access Services department in one or more areas of circulation, reserves, and/or interlibrary loan.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team-based environment.
  • Prior experience in a supervisory role.
  • Ability to manage and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in an academic community.
  • Ability to generate and analyze statistical reports.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current developments and trends in circulation, reserves, and interlibrary loan for academic libraries.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development through scholarly research relevant to areas of responsibility including publications, presentations, and participation and leadership in professional associations.

To be considered an applicant for this faculty position, please be sure to also apply online via our online application by uploading your CV.

Qualified applicants must apply online at http://www.gru.edu/jobs/faculty/

Please be sure to upload your Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Interest, and the names of three Professional References as one document.

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

Georgia Regents University of Augusta is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, GRU is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Women and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Georgia Regents University is a tobacco-free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. Georgia Regents Medical Center is a patient- and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success.

Allied Health Sciences Librarian, Georgia Regents University, Full-time
Augusta, GA
(03.26.2015)

Job Description

The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library of the Georgia Regents University in Augusta invites applications for the position of Allied Health Sciences Librarian at the faculty rank of Instructor. The primary focus of this full-time, non-tenure track faculty position is to provide customized library services to the College of Allied Health Sciences faculty, students and staff.

The successful candidate will accomplish the following:

  • Provide health information literacy instruction and research assistance
  • Engage in an embedded service model for the College of Allied Health Sciences faculty, students and staff
  • Collaborate with library faculty to support instruction, distance education and emerging instructional technology
  • Participate in service to GRU Libraries, the profession and Georgia Regents University
  • Demonstrate a capacity for scholarly productivity
  • Provide assistance and instruction in person and in the virtual environment

Intra-Institutional Responsibilities:

  • The Allied Health Sciences Librarian will serve as liaison librarian to one or more academic units and will serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member.

Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:

  • The Allied Health Sciences Librarian is expected to be active professionally in local, regional, and national associations and will contribute to the professional literature.

Required

  • Master’s degree in library science from ALA accredited program
  • Minimum 1 year relevant professional experience (e.g., post-MLS experience or health sciences practice)
  • Familiarity with electronic health information resources and services
  • Experience with or strong interest in presentation technologies to design instructional support materials in multiple formats
  • Strong user-focused public services orientation
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to work collaboratively in a cross-trained team environment
  • Evidence of good judgment and organizational skills
  • Evidence of ability to meet university standards in librarianship, teaching, publication research, and service commensurate with faculty status.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with academic health center environment and role of library within it
  • Experience working with nursing faculty, students and/or clinicians
  • Subject background in the health or life sciences, or in information technology
  • Experience in initiating creative and innovative information services programs
  • Experience with LibGuides or other tools for developing online guides
  • Pursuit of membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals
  • Experience in grant writing
  • Knowledge of best practices and emerging trends for instruction
  • Professional experience in health science librarianship or nursing profession

Salary and Benefits

This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

In order to be formally considered for employment at Georgia Regents University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references. Please submit as one document. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references online at http://www.gru.edu/jobs/faculty/

To be considered an applicant for this faculty position, please be sure to apply online via our online application by uploading your CV.

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.

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. “Georgia Regents University of Augusta is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success.”

Georgia Regents University of Augusta is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Georgia Regents University of Augusta is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, GRU is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.