The University Library is hiring a forward-thinking and collegial
Reference & Instruction Librarian at the Clarkston Campus.
You should be eager to partner with faculty in their teaching and
research and work with students in their first and second years,
primarily in learning the information tools and skills needed to
succeed in college and career.
• Serve as the liaison for Perimeter’s online campus
• Participate in outreach activities throughout the
• Provide reference service in-person and online
• Create and maintain multi-media web-based information literacy
and instructional materials
• Engage and support the faculty, staff, and students' research,
teaching, and learning needs
We welcome a librarian from any stage of their career to apply, and
training opportunities will be identified and provided as needed.
This librarian serves as a member of the library faculty (12-month;
non- tenure track), holds faculty rank, and is expected to
participate in research, professional development, and service
activities as outlined in the University Library’s faculty
guidelines. The library is committed to providing exceptional
professional development opportunities to its employees.
This position is located on GSU’s Clarkston campus. Perimeter
College (https://perimeter.gsu.edu) became
a part of Georgia State University in January 2016, a consolidation
that formed the largest university in Georgia. For additional
information about the six libraries that make up Georgia State
University Library, visit library.gsu.edu.
Clarkston Campus is located in what’s referred to as “the most
diverse square mile in America.” Although the city of Clarkston is
small in size, it is home to an extensive mix of residents
representing more than 50 nationalities and 60 languages. More than
one-third are international refugees. This same diversity is
reflected in the Perimeter College student population, which is one
of the most multicultural campuses in the University System of
Georgia State University, an innovative urban public research
university, is a national leader in graduating students from
diverse backgrounds. Georgia State readies students for
professional pursuits, educates future leaders, and prepares
citizens for lifelong learning. Enrolling one of the most diverse
student bodies in the nation at its downtown research campus, at
its vibrant branch campuses, and online, the university provides
educational opportunities for more than 50,000 students at the
graduate, baccalaureate, associate and certificate levels. For
additional information about Georgia State University, visit
• Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited program
• Ability to work effectively with culturally diverse library users
• Knowledge of library resources & interest in building further
• Demonstrated understanding of pedagogy and best practices in
• Creativity, initiative, and interest in innovative approaches to
reference/research assistance, library instruction, and liaison
• Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal
• Proficient in learning management systems (i.e.
• Experience using Captivate/Camtasia or other screen recording and
• Experience creating information literacy videos and online
• Experience with synchronous and asynchronous instruction
If you feel that you don’t meet these preferred qualifications,
don’t let a confidence gap stop you from applying. Sometimes a list
of preferred qualifications can miss the elements that would most
strengthen our team; we value the many different skills which make
all of us unique.
Condition of Work and Benefits
• Twelve-month assignment, faculty rank, non-tenure track
• Health and retirement benefits
• Support for research and professional activities
• Occasional evening and weekend work may be required
• Occasional work at other campuses required
Salary and Rank
$53,000 - $60,000, dependent on experience, education, and faculty
rank. Appointment at faculty rank (Instructor/Assistant Professor)
is on a 12-month contract renewal basis.
To Apply: To apply, please follow the link for detailed
Review of materials will begin immediately, with complete
applications receiving full consideration by April 30, 2022.
All offers of employment at Georgia State University are
contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check.
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does
not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender,
veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal,
state or local protected class.