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Type P
Entered 10/13/2017
Company Thomas University - Thomasville, GA
Position Instruction and Outreach Librarian
Close December 15, 2017
Salary Not Specified
URL https://www.higheredjobs.com/admin/details.cfm?JobCode=176584972&Title=Instruction%20and%20Outreach%
Description
DESCRIPTION:
Thomas University an independent, not-for-profit, institution of higher education with undergraduate and graduate programs in Thomasville, Georgia seeks applicants for its Instruction and Outreach Librarian. In the face-to-face and online environments, the librarian will teach college research and information literacy skills, use of search systems, and effective strategies for retrieving information. The librarian will coordinate all reference activities and library instructional programs and coordinate outreach and marketing efforts to support library programs and services. This is a 12-month Exempt full-time staff position.

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

MLS or MLIS from an ALA accredited program.
Demonstrated excellent customer service skills.
Knowledge of reference best practices and information delivery and retrieval.
Knowledge of information literacy standards and practices and copyright.
Knowledge of outreach services and practices and ability to market library services and resources.
Experience with Springshare tools such as LibGuides and LibAnswers and production software such as Camtasia and Blackboard.
Experience providing library instruction and reference services.
Excellent research and instruction skills.
Ability to engage with traditional and non-traditional learners.
Ability to assist with resource development, goals and strategic plans, and development of policies and procedures.
Ability to supervise others.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and exhibit good judgment in making decisions concurrent with College policy.
Ability to work cooperatively with all constituents.
Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
All applicants must be adept with computers, computer software, and integrated library systems and have a minimum of one year, preferably three years', experience in an academic library. To apply for opportunities, please complete the Thomas University application at www.thomasu.edu/employment; send an email with the subject noting "Instruction and Outreach Librarian" including curriculum vita, three current professional letters of reference, and unofficial transcripts to Chris Lyons, Director of Human Resources: clyons@thomasu.edu. All electronic submissions should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

For full consideration, all application materials must be received by December 15, 2017

Thomas University is located 35 miles north of Tallahassee and commute time ranges from 45 minutes to an hour from the FSU campus in Tallahassee, FL and from Valdosta, GA.