|Title:||Technical & Public Services Librarian and Assistant Professor|
Reporting to the library director, the Technical and Public Services Librarian is responsible for managing all aspects of processing, cataloging and organizing materials for retrieval and providing library instruction and services to assigned liaison departments. This position requires a knowledge of current cataloging practices and the flexibility to balance various types of duties in a small academic library.
Overall responsibility for processing, cataloging, and organizing materials for retrieval
Supervise the copy cataloging and processing of the Cataloging and General Assistant
Create and maintain bibliographic records for unique items and items of a local nature
Create and maintain authority records in the ILS system
Collaborate with the Electronic Resources Librarian to maintain the ILS system
Serve as library liaison to assigned departments
Provide library instruction for liaison departments
Perform collection development in liaison subjects
Provide some research assistance to students and faculty, including evening duty
Assist with library technology as assigned
Other duties as assigned to support the library’s mission
M.L.I.S. degree from an ALA accredited program required
Experience in an academic library desired
Located one hour south of Atlanta, LaGrange is a four-year liberal arts and sciences college offering 54 academic pre-professional and professional programs. Home to more than 1,000 students and affiliated with the United Methodist Church, the college is typically ranked among Southern comprehensive colleges by U.S. News and World Report. The city of LaGrange has a population of 30,000+ and is an inviting community with a sense of traditional Southern charm and old-fashioned hospitality, LaGrange is home to Fortune 500 companies, historic landmarks, unique shops, and restaurants for every taste. Area attractions, for children and adults, range from fine arts, including an art center, symphony, and performing arts to great outdoor life, including Callaway Gardens, West Point Lake, Pine Mountain, and FDR State Park. LaGrange also provides its residents an excellent recreational program. For more information about the city of LaGrange and the surrounding area, please check with the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce.
The job profile document is intended to be generic in nature. It is not intended to specify all duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Additional job functions and the need to work a flexible work schedule may vary based on specific requirements of the department and the College.