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Instructor Librarian/Coordinator of Access Services

  • Post Date:July 31, 2019
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    Employer Name University of South Carolina Upstate
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InstructorLibrarian/Coordinator of Access Services
FAC00075PO19

The University of South Carolina Upstate is a positive, diverse, and empowering institution for motivated, success-minded students who want to be challenged academically, supported personally, and pushed to the boundaries of their potential in an opportunity-rich environment.  Because the University of South Carolina Upstate is proud of its student body, we seek to attract a diverse applicant pool.

Job Description: Faculty position to teach on the Spartanburg and/orGreenville campus.

The University of South Carolina Upstate seeks a Coordinator of Access Services for anon-tenure track, 12-month appointment. The position coordinates the daily operations of an active access services program including circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, and stack maintenance. The Coordinator is responsible for supervising four full-time staff and a pool of student assistants. The Coordinator will 1) participate in short- and long-range planning for the library, 2) provide for an innovative access services environment, 3) stay abreast of issues and trends, 4) share, provide, and conduct professional development opportunities for colleagues, 5) facilitate discussion of ideas to improve/modify access services, 6) encourage and maintain a “student first” attitude towards services, operations, and procedures, and 7) participate in analysis, testing, and decisions about new electronic products and services. The Coordinator will participate in the information literacy instruction program, including teaching sessions for first-year composition classes and University 101 plus developing LibGuides and other instructional materials for services and liaison areas. The Coordinator must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and quickly adapt to changing physical spaces, and have experience with Microsoft Office Suite, knowledge of print and electronic resources, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Required Qualifications: An ALA accredited MLS with at least two years’ experience in library access services and at least one year of supervisory responsibilities including staff evaluations.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Springshare (LibGuides, etc.) would be a definite plus.

 

Applicant Instructions:For a complete job description and to apply, go to: www.uscupstate.edu/jobs

Contact information:
Kevin Shehan
Search Committee Chair
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
[email protected]
864-503-5632 

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.