The successful applicant will lead the instruction program, manage research and information services and digital humanities initiatives for Medford Library. This position is also responsible for developing and implementing outreach activities that promote library resources, programs, and services.
Instruction responsibilities include providing library instruction for students, faculty, and staff. Duties include needs assessment, instructional and pedagogical design, and facilitation of instructional materials for on-site and asynchronous sessions; communicating with faculty to develop customized library instruction sessions, creating and maintaining research guides, and assessment of instructional programs.
Outreach responsibilities include identifying and expanding student community and campus life partnerships, conceptualizing, organizing, and implementing programs and events, designing exhibits and displays, and creating print and digital marketing material.
The Librarian will also have oversight in resource sharing, acquisitions, collection development, policy development, student personnel recruiting and supervision and other duties as assigned.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
Minimum qualifications include a Masters of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited graduate program, demonstrated knowledge of electronic resources and information literacy, evidence of well-developed interpersonal, customer-service, teaching, research, and problem-solving skills. Key attributes include a commitment to great public service and outreach, professional development, campus and community service, and flexibility in work hours.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 86768
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.