Georgia State University — Student Engagement Librarian

Student Engagement Librarian
College of Law Library
Public Services

Georgia State University College of Law currently seeks applications for the position of Student Engagement Librarian. This is a full-time 12-month non-tenure track faculty position.

Situated in the heart of downtown Atlanta and surrounded by business, government, nonprofit, and cultural organizations and as part of a comprehensive research university, the College of Law provides a vibrant environment for gaining practical experience and engaging in interdisciplinary research. Located in a beautiful new building, the College of Law is committed to providing an excellent and affordable legal education to a diverse student body and promoting legal scholarship and service. The College of Law currently enrolls approximately 650 students in its full-time and part-time day and evening programs.

Reporting to the Associate Director for Public Services, the Student Engagement Librarian coordinates outreach for the law library, provides reference services using print and online resources, provides classroom instruction, and may directly supervise graduate research assistants (GRAs).

Responsibilities of the position include providing reference service, teaching, and face to face and virtual outreach. Face to face outreach includes programming and activities, orientation, and coordination of the Library Student Advisory Council. Virtual outreach includes maintenance of the website and social media presence. Librarians participate in College of Law events and governance including serving on faculty committees as assigned. The College of Law Library encourages professional service and scholarly research by its faculty.

Requirements for this position include a J.D. and M.L.S., or equivalent, from accredited institutions and demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Preferred qualifications include experience using library-relevant technology applications including SpringShare products as well as familiarity with WordPress, web design, and consideration of user experience (UX).

College of Law Librarians are full-time, 12-month non-tenure track faculty members and receive competitive benefits including annual and sick leave, medical and dental insurance, retirement programs, and tuition remission.

To review the complete position description, please visit: https://law.gsu.edu/about/recruitment.  Applicants should apply with a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references, including at least one supervisor, to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/21801. Priority review of applications will begin June 6, 2022, and continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment will be conditional on criminal and educational background verification.

We encourage applications from candidates who would diversify our faculty.  Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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