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The Greatest Generation Remembered

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The Greatest Generation, the people who survived the Depression and World War II, is fast disappearing. This month marks the 73rd anniversary of the U.S. campaign to recapture Guam, a vital step to victory in the Pacific, and we’ve got the story of one young Marine forever changed by it.

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Clayton State University Library, Morrow, GA – Part-Time Job Opportunity‏

From the ACRL_RIG listserv:

Clayton State University Library seeks an enthusiastic part-time evening reference librarian to provide innovative reference support and outreach services to Clayton State University faculty, staff, and students.

The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge and familiarity of current trends in library technology, electronic resources, and information services. Part time librarians will primarily work evenings during the semester, (Monday-Thursday), and should have flexibility to work occasional day or weekend slots, during interim semester and as staffing is needed.

Required Education and Qualifications

• ALA accredited Master’s Degree in Library and/or Information Sciences or a Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology/Library Media prior to start date.
• Ability to work productively, both independently, and as a part of a team.
• Ability to pass a background check.
• Experience working with the public.

Preferred Qualifications

• Strong commitment to public service.
• Reference experience in an academic library or in a public library.
• Experience with preparation of reference guides and tools.
• Knowledge/course work of the trends in information literacy instruction.
• Knowledge of automated library systems.
• Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Master’s Degree in Library and/or Information Sciences or a Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology/Library Media prior to start date.

Responsibilities

• Provide reference and research assistance, face to face, electronically, and by phone.
• Staff the Information/Reference Desk and perform tasks including: check in/out of study rooms and technology equipment, answer basic computer assistance and general informational questions, and provide assistance with copier/print services.
• Supervise student assistants.
• Participate in collection development by evaluating and selecting materials.
• Collaborate with other library staff to promote awareness of library services and resources.
• Other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

This position requires frequent sitting, using hands and fingers for keyboarding, handling and feeling objects to control computer and print resources. This employee will need to be able to stand, walk, reach, climb and maintain balance. Employee needs to be able to move or lift up to ten pounds.

Dr. Gordon N. Baker

2013-2014 SELA President

Dean of Libraries

Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Blvd.

Morrow, GA 30260

678/466-4334 (O); 678/466-4349 (F)

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Clayton State University Library, Morrow, GA

From the ACRL_RIG listserv:

Clayton State University Library seeks an enthusiastic entry level reference and instruction librarian to provide innovative reference support, instruction, and outreach services to Clayton State University faculty, staff, and students.

The successful candidate will show a strong sense of community values and embrace the Clayton State philosophy by supporting diversity, teaching excellence, student academic goals, creativity and desire to learn. The successful candidate will actively participate with the other librarians in the information literacy program at the Clayton State University Library, demonstrating knowledge and flexibility with current trends in library technology, electronic resources, and information services. Schedule requires one evening a week, and may include an additional evening and occasional weekend hours.

Required Education and Experience

• ALA accredited Master’s Degree in Library and/or Information Sciences prior to start date.
• Ability to work productively, both independently, and as a part of a team.
• Strong commitment to public service and enthusiasm to work in the public services area of the library.
• Ability to pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications

• Reference experience in an academic library or a public library and experience with preparation of reference guides and tools.
• Knowledge/experience in information literacy instruction and assessment of student learning.
• Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.

Master’s Degree in Library and/or Information Sciences prior to start date.

Responsibilities

• Create and deliver library instruction and assess student learning outcomes.
• Provide reference and research assistance, face to face, electronically, and by phone.
• Develop liaison relationships with faculty in assigned subject areas in support of common educational goals.
• Participate in the collection development process by evaluating and selecting materials.
• Involvement in outreach opportunities to the campus and to other constituencies.
• Collaborate with library staff to promote library awareness and participate in campus committees as appropriate.
• Supervise student assistants.

Physical Demands

This position requires frequent sitting, using hands and fingers for keyboarding, handling and feeling objects to control computer and print resources. This employee will need to be able to stand, walk, reach, climb and maintain balance. Employee needs to be able to move or lift up to ten pounds.

Dr. Gordon N. Baker

2013-2014 SELA President

Dean of Libraries

Clayton State University

2000 Clayton State Blvd.

Morrow, GA 30260

678/466-4334 (O); 678/466-4349 (F)

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