Assistant Librarian

Postion Summary

The Assistant Librarian will serve as coordinator for all aspects of reference inquiries and student instruction. The scope of work includes planning and organizing reference and instructional materials and services. The primary goal is to equip students with the skills to acquire and evaluate information. The Assistant Librarian will also provide coverage for the Circulation Desk during evening and weekend hours, as needed; perform a variety of administrative duties; and exercise good judgment and best practices in library services. The Assistant Librarian will report directly to the Director of Library Services. This is a full-time, 12-month position. 

Experience/Qualifications

Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution, with prior experience in electronic resources, reference and instructional support. The Assistant Librarian will have demonstrated agility with computer technology.  The Assistant Librarian should have a willing desire to acquire advanced library skills.

Duties

The Assistant Librarian is expected to plan and organize reference and instructional materials and services; serve as library liaison to faculty and students; remain current in library services and responsive to academic and curriculum changes at Tougaloo; participate in strategic planning and policy development for library governance; participate in record keeping, program monitoring, evaluation, and reporting for purposes of continuous improvement, assessment of student learning, and accreditation; assist in animating the vision and values of the library; assist in maintaining and implementing Open Access and other electronic research material; collaborate with faculty and administrators to develop resource collections that support the college curriculum; and perform other duties as assigned.

Date of Position Opening
Salary
Commensurate with background and experience


 

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Mail Documents to
Tougaloo College

Attention: Director of Human Resources

500 West County Line Road

Tougaloo, MS 39174

Fax Documents to
(601) 977-7866

 

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