Research and Instruction Librarian

As a full-time research and instruction librarian, you will plan and lead library instruction for undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of formats, including outreach programs, in-person and virtual communication, and collaboration with faculty and staff. You will create and maintain online research guides, tutorials, and other instructional resources; identify, evaluate, and apply current and emerging technology; and participate in library and university committees as applicable. Among other duties, you will also help with team-based collection development and evaluation of current and potential library resources.

The successful candidate is a motivated self-starter with spectacular interpersonal communication skills (written and verbal) who is comfortable adopting new technologies. Advanced knowledge of the library field, emerging technologies in reference and instructional services, and art and design subject areas is also paramount. The candidate should be able to work effectively with library users and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • M.L.S. or M.L.I.S. degree from an ALA-accredited institution
  • Fluency in standard librarian software and tools (e.g., LibGuides/Springshare suite, Sierra or other ILS, online discovery applications, social media, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Second master’s degree in a subject offered by SCAD

Work Hours:The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other workdays 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.