Humanities Librarian, Atlanta, GA

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Job Title: HUMANITIES LIBRARIAN <!– –>
Location: United States, Georgia, Atlanta
Job Types: Professional
Categories: Entry Level
Academic Librarianship
HUMANITIES LIBRARIAN
Atlanta University Center

Status: Full-Time

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center is an organization undergoing dynamic transformation and is poised for excellence. Our strategic direction toward building a 21st century learning community includes the strengthening of our digital and information technology initiatives. Our uniqueness among academic libraries is our service to four historically black institutions in the Atlanta University Center – Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, and the Interdenominational Theological Center. The Library serves nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students and has a collection of 1 million items in various formats including a special collections and archives department rich in African American materials. The Library is a member of ARCHE, SOLINET, OCLC, HBCU Library Alliance, and a participant of the Georgia state network, GALILEO.

REQUIREMENTS:
=Graduate degree in library science from an ALA accredited program required. Undergraduate or graduate degree in humanities required
=Supervisory experience required
=Experience in public services in an academic library
=Strong knowledge and ability to effectively teach and conduct research of essential humanities resources in all formats
=Experience in web page development preferred
=Two to three years experience performing reference and instruction services in an academic library preferred
=Demonstrated knowledge of electronic resources appropriate to an academic research environment serving both undergraduate and graduate programs
=Familiarity with appropriate digital technologies
=Evidence of scholarship and/or professional activity
=Demonstrated commitment to working in a culturally diverse environment
=Excellent oral and written communication skills
=Excellent organizational and analytical skills

SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; comprehensive benefits package include medical, dental, vision, life, company paid disability plans, company match retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants should submit a letter of application and resume online to the Human Resources Department at careers@woodruff.edu. Please include three professional references and salary requirements.
Application review begins September 2008 and continues until position is filled.

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