Special Collections Librarian: Collection and Resource Services Department in the Zach S. Henderson Library invites applications and nominations for the position of Special Collections Librarian and Assistant Professor.
The Special Collections Librarian plays a pivotal role in the library’s mission, working in a collaborative team environment to facilitate discovery and access to library collections, information, and knowledge for the student, researcher and scholar alike.
Position Description: Reporting to the Coordinator of Cataloging & Metadata,the Special Collections Librarian manages the special collections materials in preparation for digitization and deposit into a digital management system for access and discovery. The position requires continuation of a long-term project to review legacy collections for enhanced discovery through digital or print access. In addition,the Special Collections librarian serves as a departmental library liaison and provides reference assistance at the Library Information Desk as well as for the resources in Special Collections.The positionis a 12-month tenure track faculty appointment at the level of assistant professor,and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.The Special Collections librarian supervises one full-time staff member as well as student interns and student assistant.
The full text advertisement, including information about the department, faculty, and the complete position announcement with all qualifications and application instructions, is available at http://library.georgiasouthern.edu/faq/employment/.