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Reference & Instruction Librarian

  • Post Date:November 20, 2019
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    Employer Name Georgia State University
100 Decatur Street SE
Job Description

Positionand Responsibilities

GeorgiaState University, ranked in 2018 as the #2 Most Innovative University by U.S. News & World Report, has one of the fastest growingresearch profiles in the country and a proven commitment to the success ofstudents from all backgrounds.

TheGeorgia State University Library welcomes to our Alpharetta campus team aninnovative, collegial and service oriented colleague to: coordinate instructionfor the campus, be actively involved in outreach throughout the university,provide reference service in-person and online, facilitate course-integratedinstruction and resource guides, assist with developing the collection andactively engage and support the research, teaching and learning needs of thefaculty, staff and students on campus and community.

Wewelcome librarians eager to partner with faculty in their teaching and researchand work with students in their first and second year primarily in learning theinformation tools and skills needed to succeed in college and career. Thismember serves as a member of the library faculty (12-month; non-tenure track),holds faculty rank and is expected to participate in service and scholarlyactivities outlined in the University Library’s faculty guidelines. The libraryis committed to providing exceptional professional development opportunities toits employees.



This position is based on GSU’s Alpharetta campus (, located approximately 27 miles north of thedowntown Atlanta campus. Perimeter College () became a part of Georgia State University in January 2016,as part of a consolidation that formed the largest university in Georgia. Foradditional information about the six libraries that make up Georgia StateUniversity Library, visit http://library.gsu.eduGeorgia State readies students for professionalpursuits, educates future leaders, and prepares citizens for lifelonglearning. Enrolling one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation at itsdowntown research campus, at its vibrant Perimetercampuses and online, the university provides educationalopportunities for more than 52,000 students at the graduate, baccalaureate,associate and certificate levels. For additional information about GeorgiaState University, visit .

Required Qualifications

ALA-accredited master’s degree in information/library science 
Ability to work effectively with culturally diverse library users andcolleagues

Conditions of Work andBenefits


Facultyrank and status


Supportfor research and professional activities


Salary and Rank

Salarycommensurate with the candidate’s education and experience. Appointment atfaculty rank (Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor) on a contract renewalbasis.



Submit a cover letter addressing the above qualifications;resume; name, address and phone number of three references, including immediatesupervisor. Review of materials will begin immediately, with completeapplications received by December 13, 2019 receiving full consideration.


Send materials,pdf format preferred, to:

HumanResource Officer
[email protected]

All offers of employment at Georgia State Universityare contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.


Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer anddoes not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender,veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state orlocal protected class.