Head Librarian

Head Librarian

  • 495338
  • Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Library
  • Academics
  • Full-time
  • Staff

Employee Classification: 12 Month Salaried FT

Category: Staff

SCAD Atlanta seeks an experienced head librarian to provide administrative supervision, oversight, direction, scheduling, and planning at SCAD Library.

In this full-time position, you will work closely with the dean of library services to maintain communication and integration of services among SCAD libraries; oversee all staff activities related to special collections, artist’s book, and rare book collections; provide reference services and instruction; and promote library collections and services daily. You will serve as the liaison between SCAD Library and faculty and staff, as well as plan, assess, and communicate library needs in all areas (e.g., budgeting, staffing, infrastructure, and technology). Among other duties, you will be responsible for collecting development requests as needed and, on an annual basis, be responsible for writing and administering the library’s annual budgets.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in a subject taught at SCAD, as well as an M.L.S. from an ALA-accredited program
  • Second master’s degree in a SCAD discipline preferred
  • Minimum of three to five years of library and supervisory experience, especially in special collections

Preferred Qualifications: Second master’s degree in a subject taught at SCAD preferred. Ph.D. is
desirable. Experience in special collections strongly preferred.

Work Hours: The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. In order to accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other work days and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.

ADA Tag:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.