Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of GLC 2021
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Data Literacy and Learning Specialist
Georgia State University The Data Literacy and Learning Specialist is a part of a growing Research Data Services (RDS) Team with expertise to support qualitative and quantitative data collection, analysis, visualization, and management across academic disciplines (details at library.gsu.edu/data). The Data Literacy and Learning Specialist will foster data literacy skills development and awareness of the value of these skills for career readiness among Georgia State University (GSU) undergraduates. We welcome data professionals eager to work with undergraduate students at all levels in learning the data-related tools and skills needed to succeed in college and career, and to partner with faculty members to support integration of data literacy into their teaching.
The Data Literacy and Learning Specialist will lead data literacy outreach and learning efforts targeting undergraduates at all GSU campuses and across all disciplines. Their work will focus on increasing undergraduate use of Research Data Services (RDS) current offerings and, in collaboration with the RDS Team and others, on creating new learning opportunities targeted specifically to undergraduates. They will provide individual and small-group consultations, workshops, and course-embedded instruction in data information and resource use, and will explore opportunities for increasing virtual learning modes (e.g., video tutorials, digital credentials). They will capitalize on existing partnerships with campus initiatives, such as the University Library’s PIDLit: Public Interest Data Literacy initiative, the College to Career initiative, and the Digital Learners to Leaders initiative, and seek new connections with relevant campus initiatives and programs working toward student success aims.
Science and Data Visualization Librarian
Georgia State University The University Library is hiring a forward-thinking and collegial librarian to support key areas of research, teaching, and learning across the university, with a particular focus on: • Biology • Chemistry • Geosciences • Mathematics & Statistics • Physics & Astronomy • Other areas as identified by need and background This librarian will also support data visualization efforts by students and faculty across the university, with a particular focus on Tableau support across disciplines. Data visualization is an identified area of growth for this position and training will be available. A desire to learn new skills and explore new areas of expertise is highly valued.
Interested persons from any stage of their career are invited to apply and training opportunities will be identified and provided as needed. Working closely with assigned departments and programs in a collaborative and team-based environment, the Science & Data Visualization librarian will provide individual and small-group consultations, workshops, and instruction in information, resource, and software use. Librarians at GSU have a strong commitment to student learning and success and are expected to collaborate with library and campus colleagues serving the wide variety of colleges and programs. We welcome information professionals eager to partner with faculty in their research and teaching and work with students at all levels in learning the information tools and skills needed to succeed in college and career. The position serves as a member of the library faculty (12-month, non-tenure track), holds faculty rank, and is expected to participate in research, professional development, and service activities as outlined in the University Library’s faculty guidelines. The library is committed to providing exceptional professional development opportunities to its employees.
Georgia State University The University Library seeks an intermediate PHP developer (Analyst Programmer, Intermediate) with front-end experience and a passion for learning who is comfortable working in a full-stack LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) environment.
Working under the guidance of the Analyst Programmer, Lead, the successful candidate will Develop custom websites and applications and extend existing websites and applications using WordPress, Omeka, and other frameworks such as Laravel Perform application, server, and database management tasks Answer tickets and provide support for the Library's blog, websites, SharePoint sites, and other applications Meet with Library and project stakeholders to refine and enhance project priorities, goals, and designs. Attend and take part in unit, division, and other organizational meetings
LaGrange College Library The Circulation Specialist reports to the Director of the Frank & Laura Lewis Library. Primary responsibilities include overseeing circulation, managing all aspects of student workers, managing course reserves, and room reservations.
Library Assistant - Canton Campus
Chattahoochee Technical College Under minimal supervision, responsible for daily operation and maintenance of circulation desk. Provides reference and research services to patrons; assists with maintenance of periodical subscriptions; assists with ordering and receipt of library materials. Balances and reconciles accounting records and prepares reports. Supervises and monitors the daily work of student assistants. Hours: Daytime hours and may include up to two evenings a week until 8:00pm.
Part-time Librarian - Marietta Campus
Chattahoochee Technical College Part-time librarian is responsible for the following: attend required orientation sessions; maintaining daily operations and services at the campus library; providing circulation, reference, and research services; providing bibliographic instruction to students in classes and one-on-one; answering telephones and face to face inquires that may require interpretations of routine policies, rules, and regulations; requesting maintenance of library environment and equipment as needed; other duties as assigned. Hours: Saturdays 9am-1pm and some weekday hours.
Library Operations and Access Specialist
Emory University Libraries Provides complex library user services and research assistance to the university and external communities. Provides access to information, resources, and materials by using a specialized knowledge of electronic databases, microcomputer applications, complex reference tools, and/or foreign languages; these may include the Internet, CD-ROMs, and on-line databases. May create bibliographic access to research materials (government documents, manuscripts, and other resources) using a specialized knowledge of national standards, electronic reference sources, and complex reference tools. May provide physical access to materials employing specialized techniques relating to conservation, binding, reproduction, and/or reformatting. May verify bibliographic information on-line and prepare requests for borrowing and lending of library materials through Interlibrary loan or other means. May hire, train, and supervise student staff. Performs related responsibilities as required.
PC Systems Specialist, Intermediate
Georgia State University Library The University Library is seeking to hire a full-time PC Systems Specialist, Intermediate for the Digital Library Services department at our Atlanta campus. The scope of the responsibilities will include these essential duties but is not limited to the following:
*Troubleshoots and maintains computer hardware. *Serves as the primary support technician for the Collaborative (University Research & Visualization Environment (CURVE), User Services & Technology Support areas (V-Rooms (group study rooms with collaborative technology, Presentation Room, Group Study Rooms, Classrooms), Digital Library Services Digital Projects and specialized media equipment located throughout the Library. *Provides support for the CURVE interactWall (touch video wall), research workstations in CURVE, video displays in group study rooms, classroom and meeting room projectors. *Provides technical support for CURVE scanning and visualization software and hardware *Provides technical support for other specialized hardware and software as needed (e.g., Bookeye, Map scanner, One Button Studio, Virtual Reality rooms, and Multimedia Production rooms). *Assists with general help desk tickets for users requesting technical support on PC and Mac workstations. *Assists in the annual computer cycle refresh program for the Library using software deployment tools to install and update OS and applications on Windows and Mac computers. *Consults on hardware and software selection in support of new initiatives and emerging technologies introduced into the library environment. Interacts with campus technology staff, as well as external vendors, for the purpose maintaining product and system knowledge. *Serve as technical contact for the CURVE video wall vendor. Interacts with campus technology staff, as well as external vendors, for the purpose maintaining product and system knowledge.
Cobb County Public Library Supervises operations at Gritters Library, a neighborhood library branch.
Student Outreach and Sponsored Programs Librarian
Kennesaw State University A focus of this position will be the development, planning, implementation, and assessment of a diverse range of outreach programs, and sponsored activities that promote academic success and lifelong learning targeted to the students, faculty, and staff of KSU and the wider community.
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Head of Collection Services—Search #67853
Georgia Southern University The University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Head of Collection Services and tenure-track Associate Professor/Professor. This is a twelve-month position based on the Statesboro Campus, with some travel to the Armstrong Campus located in Savannah, Georgia.
Position Description. Reporting to the Dean of Libraries, the Head of Collection Services provides critical leadership, guidance, and operational oversight to library functions related to collection development and management, including budgeting; acquisitions; cataloging; metadata control; discovery services; access troubleshooting; institutional repository services; and assessment and reporting.
Library Assistant--Part Time
Athens Regional Library System The following are normal, but not exclusive or all-inclusive, expectations for this job. Other duties of a similar nature may be required & assigned, & job assignments may change in the future. ● Provides direct customer service to library patrons, assisting with their information questions and readers’ advisory and circulation needs. ● Assists and instructs library patrons in computer activities, including using the library’s catalog and databases, the Internet, and basic personal computing programs. ● Provides support in many areas of daily library operations, including opening and closing the library; basic facility cleaning and maintenance; organizing and re-shelving materials; accepting fees and fines; routing holds, loans, and information; materials processing; recording statistics; performing basic office duties. ● May be asked to work with other staff to plan, implement, and present public programs and classes for all ages and to create displays, exhibits, and bulletin boards. ● Upholds all library policies, including the Code of Ethics as stated in the Personnel Policy. ● Performs other duties as assigned. ● Meets System expectation to participate in at least two approved off-site outreach programs each year. ● Meets System expectation to complete at least 10 hours of approved work-related training activities during each year of employment.
Director of Georgia Library Service for the Blind and Print-Disabled
GPLS The Director of the Georgia Library Service for the Blind and Print-Disabled supervises all aspects of the talking book program for the state of Georgia. With a staff of 12 in two locations, GLS provides in-person, online, and phone services, including circulation of materials, reader’s advisory, assistance with accessible technology, and outreach/marketing services.
The GLS director plans, directs, coordinates, and administers the comprehensive statewide library services for blind and physically disabled persons; provides consultative services for development and implementation for programs and assistive technologies; leads the development and administration of federal and state grant programs, including performance of monitoring requirement. Facilitates inter-library and inter-agency cooperation. Develops, presents, and coordinates state-wide outreach, training and technical assistance.
Supervises GLS employees and contracted vendors. Coordinates the activities of the Consumer Advisory Council. Ensures that the goals and objectives of this service are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and the funding parameters by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors:
Director of Youth Services
GPLS Under broad supervision, the Director of Youth Services at GPLS performs complex and responsible services for multiple programs in the Youth Services (YS) Department. Assists the Assistant State Librarian in developing strategies, goals budgets and objectives for YS consistent with the mission of the organization. Plans, organizes, coordinates, directs and evaluates the day to day operations and management of myriad programs to ensure that the goals and objectives of the programs are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and the funding parameters.
Plans, develops and coordinates training in the delivery of library services for children, teens, families and adults who work with children and teens. Provides guidance for children’s and teen services personnel, library directors, and financial agents in 411 libraries.
Serves as State Project Director of PRIME TIME Family Reading Time and administers LSTA subgrants to libraries. Actively engages with several national, state, and private organizations, including serving as the Georgia State Representative for the Collaborative Summer Library Program.
Public Services Librarian
Fayette County Public Library This position is responsible for coordinating assigned library services and programs and for providing services to library patrons. Full-time with benefits. The work consists of varied administrative, supervisory, and technical librarian duties. Rapid technological changes contribute to the complexity of the position. • The purpose of this position is to perform administrative and customer service duties. Success in this position contributes to the effective provision of library services.
Assistant Director for Collection Development
Henry County Library System Selecting materials for the library in all formats including book, periodical, audio, visual, and digital resources for all ages. Conducting ongoing collection analysis to assure that resources are current and in good condition, and that the collection in all formats represents the richness and diversity of our community. Coordinating reference/information services and staff training in reference and reader services. Participating in development of system’s annual budget, administrative decision-making and goal setting for the system. Attending professional meetings and those which promote the visibility and participation of the library system in the community; making presentations to the Director, Library Board of Trustees, and other government and civic groups. Evaluating product vendors, comparing quotes and product features, and negotiating contracts. Participating in professional development opportunities; some travel required. Requirements:
MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution. GA Librarian License Grade 5b or higher, or ability to obtain upon hire. Five years supervisory or administrative experience in public libraries. Two years customer service experience in a public library setting. A combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills may be considered. Submit cover letter & resume to Kathy Pillatzki, email@example.com
Kennesaw State University Provides front line customer service for students, faculty, staff, and community patrons. Coordinates activities, personnel, and statistics for stacks maintenance or course reserves. Available Locations and hours: Kennesaw Campus—Stacks Coordinator—8AM-5PM Monday-Friday Kennesaw Campus—Reserves Coordinator—3PM-Midnight Monday-Thursday, 1PM-9PM Sunday Marietta Campus—Reserves Coordinator—3PM-Midnight Monday-Thursday, 1PM-9PM Sunday
Georgia Institute of Technology Library (Georgia Tech) The Systems Librarian facilitates innovative and collaborative efforts to support the Georgia Tech Library’s collection management, access, and discovery platforms. Partnering with library stakeholders and technologists, the Systems Librarian will serve as an administrator and main technical lead for the Library’s collection management and discovery systems, primarily ExLibris’ Alma/Primo. Working both independently and collaboratively, lead projects and initiatives to improve workflows, implement integrations, assess Library tools, and find creative solutions to improve upon the management and discovery of library resources. This role has responsibility for maintaining optimal system performance for users and the development of services based on the functionality and capabilities of Alma and Primo. The Systems Librarian is expected to serve on internal and external committees and collaborate with partners across the state. This position will have a dual reporting structure with the primary to the Associate Dean for Content, Access, and User Services and the secondary to the Chief Administrative Officer who leads Library Information Technology.
Electronic Resources Librarian
Georgia Institute of Technology Library (Georgia Tech) The Georgia Tech Library is seeking a collaborative and knowledgeable librarian to manage the lifecycle of the library’s electronic resources and serials, including licensing, access, administration, and support.
Children’s Services Manager
Tifton-Tift County Public Library This is a full time, administrative and technical job involving the supervision of the children’s library service both inside and outside of the library. See complete description at tinyurl.com/TTCPLKIDS
Fulton County Public Library Provides customer service to patrons and the public: shelves library materials, conducts routine reading of shelves, and maintains shelf order of materials; greets visitors and directs to areas of library; provides mandatory Voter Registration assistance and information related to library services, fees, procedures, city information/directions, or other issues; assists patrons with self-check machines, electronic resources, databases and library services; researches book titles, book availability, patron records, or related information; reserves materials for patrons; notifies patrons about overdue books, arrival of reserved books, or other issues; and assists patrons with use of copy machine and maintains adequate supply of copy paper in paper trays.
Staffs circulation desk: checks library materials in/out; assesses and clears fines; operates the library’s automated circulation system to charge, discharge, and renew books; processes or locates holds upon request; retrieves books from book drop; inspects materials for damage and withdraws materials in need of repair from circulation; inspects identification prior to shelving; routes books to other locations as appropriate; and sorts/arranges materials on book carts for shelving.