Assistant Professor - Teaching and Learning Librarian
Thank you for your interest in employment at our university.
Georgia College is an integral part of our local and neighboring
communities and we are seeking candidates who share that commitment
and want to support our mission. Our university team is comprised
of faculty and staff professionals who are dedicated to continuing
to move Georgia College forward as a nationally preeminent public
liberal arts university. Georgia College is located in
Milledgeville, a charming town less than a two-hour drive from
Atlanta. As you take the time to learn more about our university,
we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. We invite you to review the
current employment opportunities that are available at Georgia
In keeping with the University's mission, we especially
encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic,
racial, and gender diversity.
As a member of the Instruction and Research Department, the
Teaching and Learning Librarian will coordinate the first year and
second year instruction program, collaborating with other
librarians and university staff to pursue strategic priorities of
the library and the college. The librarian will work closely with
undergraduate focused campus programs and collaborate with
colleagues to design, coordinate, teach, and assess innovative
instruction for students. The librarian will demonstrate a
commitment to diversity and create a learning environment that is
welcoming, accessible and inclusive for all students.
Faculty - Service to Institution
Faculty contribute service to the institution. Examples include the
following: Department, college, and university committee
memberships and offices; planning and/or participating in programs,
activities, and workshops; participation in special programs or
projects and other service in the institution.
Faculty - Teaching/Instructing
Teaching and Instructional Responsibilities include actively
soliciting, creating, and teaching information literacy instruction
to support the students and the University's curriculum; and
contributing to the Georgia College core curriculum by teaching
information-literacy related course either in the first year (GC1Y)
or sophomore seminar (GC2Y) courses or other credit library
This position provides consultation services to students and
faculty as assigned and creates and promotes instructional
information such as bibliographies, service guides, web
publications, subject-related research guides, etc.
Participating in the library's collection development efforts by
reviewing, selecting, and making recommendations for the purchase
of library materials that support the curriculum is also required
of this position.
Provides consultation and education to faculty and students on
copyright, open access services, and resources, open access
licenses and publishing alternatives; helps administrators,
faculty, and students understand the role of the institutional
repository as a scholarly communication tool and assists in content
Faculty - Public Service
Public Service is often a part of the service expectations and
might include activities, such as the following: service to the
profession, consulting work, membership and participation in
community organizations and other significant services to the
Faculty - Professional Development
Remains professionally active in their area of expertise; maintains
an expert knowledge of recent advances or trends in librarianship
and related fields through reading, training, networking, attending
conferences, workshops, etc., or other means of
Faculty - Scholarship and Creative
As a member of the faculty, participates in planning, researching,
writing, and publishing in areas of expertise; participates in
professional organizations; plans and/or participates in programs,
activities, and workshops; seeks external sources of funding and
submits grant proposals.
Working knowledge of current and emerging issues, practices,
trends, and technologies that support teaching and learning
in an academic library and/or university
Experience with Desire2Learn or other Learning Management
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with LTI tools as as
NimblyWise Information Literacy Courseware
Demonstrated knowledge of high-impact practices (HIPs) in
Demonstrated knowledge of Open Education, including Open
Education Resources (OERs), tools, and practices
Specialized training in information litteracy, such as
participation in the the Association of College and Research
Libraries (ACRL) Immersion or Assessment in Action
Hiring preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an
understanding of Georgia College's mission and who are enthusiastic
about working closely with high-achieving students within an
academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge
through learning and scholarship.
Required Documents to Attach
Equal Employment Opportunity
- Resume/Curriculm Vitae
- Application/Cover Letter
- List of references and contact information
Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of
equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and
current employee and strives to create a campus environment which
understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No
person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual
orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran
status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or
participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be
subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity
conducted by Georgia College. It is the policy our institution to
recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to
race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as
required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI,
Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246,
and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Georgia College is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
GC&SU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action institution,
with a commitment to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. It is expected that
successful candidates share in this commitment. For more
information, please visit our web page at www.gcsu.edu.