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Job Opportunity: Cataloging Librarian, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta GA

Job Title: Cataloging Librarian

Department: ACA Library, SCAD Atlanta

Reports To: Head Librarian, ACA Library

FLSA Status: Exempt

Prepared By: Head Librarian, ACA Library

Prepared Date: May 22, 2017


The Cataloging Librarian coordinates and performs activities associated with the SCAD-Atlanta cataloging operation and coordinates efforts with those of the SCAD Libraries in Savannah and Hong Kong. The Cataloging Librarian is responsible for original and copy cataloging primarily for art related publications, including books, serials, electronic materials, DVDs, artists’ books and book objects. The successful candidate must possess a user-centered attitude and a desire to work in a team oriented environment that serves a diverse population.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Performs original and copy cataloging of print and non-print materials according to RDA, AACR2r, LCRI, LCSH and other relevant national standards

• Develops comprehensive bibliographic descriptions and assigns subject headings and classification numbers according to LC practice

• Performs bibliographic maintenance and data clean up

• Coordinates departmental policies, procedures, statistics gathering and assessment related to all aspects of cataloging operation

• Provides reference/circulation service ~10 hours per week to library patrons

• Participates in college-wide events, committees, and initiatives as applicable

Supervisory Responsibilities

• Assist in supervising library assistants, including hourly staff and work-study students

• Provide training related to cataloging and bibliographic maintenance

Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience

• ALA-accredited MLS

• Experience in cataloging, and technical services operations

• Working knowledge of MARC formats, RDA, AACR2r, and LCSH/LC classification schedules

• Must be able to work independently and balance day-to-day oversight with longer term planning of all aspects of cataloging operations

• Familiarity with automated cataloging systems (OCLC Connexion) and professional trends in cataloging

• Familiarity with traditional and electronic information resources

Preferred Qualifications

• Preference will be given to candidates possessing expertise in art, design, architecture or humanities.

• Experience with creating original catalog records for art related publications

• Experience using Innovative Interfaces Sierra ILS

• Knowledge of collection development and acquisitions procedures

• Reference and outreach experience

Language skills

• Must have excellent written and oral communication skills

• Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures

• Write reports and procedure manuals

• Effectively present information to staff and patrons

Computer Skills

• Knowledge of online cataloging, and integrated library systems required

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office required

Hours of Work

The college 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 the college’s business needs, employee may be assigned to other work days and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.

Link: https://scadjobs.scad.edu/postings/17123

Job Posting: Access Services Librarian, SCAD, Savannah GA

SCAD seeks an access services librarian to ensure Jen Library provides the highest degree of services, resources and support to the SCAD community.

In this role, you will oversee circulation, building and physical resources, patron engagement and interlibrary loans and courses. Under the direction of the head librarian of user experience and technical systems you will foster a collaborative circulation team and partner across library departments, and throughout the university, in support of library outreach initiatives.

The ideal candidate demonstrates the ability to improve customer service and staff efficiency in a library, as well as the willingness to create user-friendly, student-centered library experiences.

− M.L.S. degree from an ALA-accredited institution
− Experience planning and implementing events, preferably in a library environment
− Minimum of two years in a librarian position, preferably in a circulation department

More information and application: https://scadjobs.scad.edu/postings/14287

Job Posting: Research and Instruction Librarian, SCAD, Atlanta GA

SCAD seeks a research and instruction librarian to join the ACA Library of SCAD in Atlanta.

In this role, you will assist students and faculty in the identification and usage of appropriate print and electronic library resources. This includes providing information literacy instruction, library orientations and research workshops, preparing print and electronic research guides and tutorials, and coordinating student-focused library outreach activities.

You will support the library’s online research services, participate in the selection of print and nonprint resources for all subject areas, and assist in staffing the reference and circulation desk. In addition to coordinating departmental policies and procedures, you will oversee all research- and instruction-related assessments and maintain reference and instruction service statistics. This role also requires participation in universitywide events, committees and initiatives.

The ideal candidate is familiar with traditional and electronic information resources and demonstrates working knowledge of effective search strategies and innovations in library instruction. You should be comfortable speaking to classes and large groups. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and social media tools is preferred.

− M.L.S. degree from an ALA-accredited program
− Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a subject discipline taught at SCAD
− Strong public service orientation and experience

More information and application: https://scadjobs.scad.edu/postings/14265

Job Posting: Part-time/Temp Digital Collections Coordinator, High Museum of Art, Atlanta GA

Department:                                  Photography/Collections

Reports To:                                    Keough Family Curator of Photography & Head of Collections

FLSA:                                                Non-Exempt

Employment Status:                  Temporary/Part-time


The Digital Collections Coordinator will manage all photographic and technology requirements for a one year collections digitization initiative funded by the Woodruff Arts Center.


  • Part-time, Monday – Friday with flexible hours as determined by the photography schedule
  • Limited to one year term starting from hire date


Collections Management:

  • Work with the Images & Rights Coordinator to schedule and manage photo shoots to produce high-quality digital images and video of artworks in the High Museum of Art’s permanent collection
  • Create shoot lists and plan a year-long schedule for the project
  • Work with Associate Collections Manager and Preparators to arrange movement of art work for photography, and return art to home locations afterwards
  • Work with Curators to identify priorities for the digitization project
  • Fact-check object data in collections management system and make corrections and/or updates as directed by the curator and/or registrar, according to style guidelines provided.
  • Assist photographers during shoots, including some art handling
  • Organize and archive new digital assets and ensure accuracy of metadata


  • Manage and track spending and project budget under the oversight of the Associate Collections Manager and Image & Rights Coordinator
  • Prepare and submit payments for invoices related to the project
  • Prepare periodic updates on project progress to be presented to project managers in curatorial, interpretation, and registration departments
  • Manage monthly meetings with all necessary Digitization project staff; Arrange meetings as necessary


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.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Familiarity with digital and analog image formats and technology is critical
  • Familiarity with photography equipment (cameras, lights, backdrops) preferred
  • Working knowledge of museum cataloging systems with a strong preference for experience with The Museum System (TMS)
  • Familiarity with collections management best practices
  • Experience in an art museum or gallery performing tasks that include art handling and collections management
  • Knowledge of art history helpful
  • Highly proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (email/scheduling) and similar databases and digital imaging technology, including Photoshop. Training on TMS will be provided.
  • Must be well-organized and detail oriented.

Language Skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to write professional correspondence.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with museum staff and other professional affiliates

Mathematical Skills:

  • Experience in bookkeeping preferred.
  • Ability to maintain project files, keep budget, and process invoices.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and prioritize needs in a variety of situations where standardization is limited and immediate decisions are necessary.

More information and application: http://www.woodruffcenter.org/HRJobdetails.aspx?jobid=1849

Job Posting: Art Librarian, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens GA

The Lamar Dodd School of Art seeks a librarian to assist in the transformation of the School’s Visual Resources Center into a new full-service library. This new library will be the hub for the School’s commitment to research, quality instruction, and community engagement. A successful candidate for this position will have an entrepreneurial spirit and be ready to work with the faculty and the Director to chart a course for the new Lamar Dodd School of Art Library.

The Dodd Librarian will be responsible to the Director of the Lamar Dodd School of Art and the Head of Collection Development with the UGA Libraries for the operation of the Lamar Dodd School of Art Library; for the development and management of the visual resource collection and a small and growing print and periodical collection; and for promoting awareness of and facilitating access to the collections. The position oversees course reserves and circulation for the School of Art community, and includes supervision of multiple student assistants. The Dodd Librarian assists the school’s faculty and students in use of materials and resources through appropriate and meaningful instruction and outreach programs as well as reference and research support. Depending on the qualifications, course instruction may be assigned to this individual.

The Dodd Library will serve as an instructional and research support unit inside the School of Art. This library will become a center for the community by providing meeting space and resources while building a shared collection with the UGA Libraries. The Dodd Library will build and maintain an image database for use in instruction and research by students and faculty. Support for students and faculty will be provided on a variety of levels. The Dodd Librarian will provide user support for digital assets and consultation on best practices for daily use of digital resources.

More information and application: https://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/942

Job Posting: Systems Librarian, SCAD, GA

Join SCAD as a systems librarian and become an integral part of extending access to library resources and services to talented students.

In this role you will manage and coordinate the technology needs of all the SCADlibraries, including maintenance of the Millennium integrated library system, electronic resources and library website. You will also lead all projects and training efforts relating to library technology.

The ideal candidate has experience managing an integrated library system and working knowledge of Web 2.0 technologies and Web development tools, such as Adobe Creative Suite 5, HTML/CSS, XML, PHP and SQL. Thorough knowledge of existing and emerging library technologies is also essential.


ALA-accredited MLS degree
– One year of experience working with Innovative Interfaces Millennium system or two plus years managing and maintaining another ILS system preferred

More information and application: https://scadjobs.scad.edu/postings/12469

Job Posting: Librarian, Art Institute of Georgia-Decatur, GA

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Dean of Academic Affairs and in collaboration with the Director of Learning Resources and Centralized Library Services Team, the Librarian ensures school library functions and services are appropriate and properly planned, implemented, and managed.  The Librarian assists the school community in use of the library materials and resources through appropriate and meaningful information literacy and instruction programs as well as reference and research support. The librarian assists the school community with use of academic support services and technology including tutoring, assessments, student portals, learning management systems, and others.

Incumbent must assure that the EDMC philosophy: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement, and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion – is considered in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Key Job Elements:

  • Plan, coordinate, conduct, and assess library and information literacy instruction sessions and programs.
  • Provide reference and research assistance to school community.
  • Assist school community use of academic support and technology platforms and services including tutoring, student portal and others.
  • Author, implement, evaluate and update school library policies and procedures in close collaboration with the school Dean of Academic Affairs, system Director of Learning Resources, and Centralized Library Services Team.
  • Maintain library in an orderly manner; perform regular inventory, weed materials, and engage in minor catalog updates when requested by Centralized Library Services Team.
  • Process and maintain print periodicals, tracking receipt and filing claims for missing issues.
  • Receive, inspect and oversee shelving of materials purchased through Centralized Library Services Team.
  • Inform Centralized Library Services Team of school community suggested library purchases.
  • Collaborate with School Dean of Academic Affairs, Institutional Effectiveness staff, and Centralized Library Services Team in compiling and submitting information and reports for both internal and external (accreditation) purposes.
  • Serve on school committees in order to promote, share, and gather information regarding library and related support services.
  • Collaborate with school IT to oversee library hardware and software, including AV equipment.
  • Aid Dean of Academic Affairs in selecting, training, and supervising Library Assistants and Student Library Assistants when applicable.
  • Administer academic placement and certification tests when applicable.
  • Conduct long range planning related job function.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Reports To: Dean of Academic Affairs
Supervises: Library Assistants, Student Library Assistants (No. # of Direct Reports varies by school)
Interacts With:  System Director of Learning Resources, System Centralized Library Services Team, faculty, students, administration and staff

Job Requirements:


  • Master’s Degree in Library, Information Science, or related from an ALA accredited school
  • At least one year experience working in a post-secondary institution library
  • Previous experience delivering instruction preferred
  • Knowledge of subjects taught by Art Institute system
  • Knowledge of library and educational technologies


  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Superior organizational, prioritization, and self-motivation skills
  • Strong computer skills


  • Work effectively a team member to insure that system and school goals are met
  • Ability to effectively teach information literacy skills
  • Comfort level with expanding and contracting sphere of influence as required at times by the role
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 15 pounds

More information and application: https://edmc.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=33204&site_id=148&site_id=148

Job Posting: Collection Strategy Librarian, Savannah College of Art and Design, GA

SCAD seeks a talented collection strategy librarian to develop and maintain the print and digital resources students need to succeed.

In this role you will acquire, develop and maintain print materials for Savannah and Lacoste libraries as well as enable access to electronic resources that are shared across all SCAD locations.

In collaboration with library staff and academic departments, you will lead the ongoing assessment, maintenance and status of these collections. Working with the head librarians of Hong Kong, Atlanta and Savannah, you will assess campus and student needs and ensure resources are vetted, accessible and evaluated accordingly in terms of use, cost, currency and curricular relevance.

The ideal candidate has at least two years of library experience that includes electronic resources management, acquisitions and collection development in an academic library. A thorough understanding of online resources, including awareness of issues of vendors, packages, digital platforms, licensing, pricing models and financial and statistical management needs is crucial.

You should also have prior experience with licensing and negotiating contracts with library vendors and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively to achieve common goals, manage statistical data and generate reports.


– Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program
– Excellent oral and written communication skills

More information and application: https://scadjobs.scad.edu/postings/12917

Job Posting: Digital Projects Specialist I, College of Architecture, Georgia Tech, Atlanta GA

Job Purpose: Create and maintain digital image archive databases including document scanning, control and filing of images. Documents processed may include electronic text, photos, drawing and paper documents.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Use specialized software to maintain a database of photographic resources.
  • Research, test, install and maintain digital image databases.
  • Monitor and report digital image data needs; anticipate future needs.
  • Provide database availability to qualified users.
  • Perform document and image editing and quality control.
  • Maintain database related inventories and tracking.
  • Update logs and records related to imaging systems.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: Technical Diploma, Associate’s Degree, or two years college coursework
  • Work Experience: One to two years job related experience,
  • Certifications: N/A
  • Skills: This job requires basic skills in photographic methods and media, library processes, database maintenance and photographic archival practices. Organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communications skills, attention to detail are required as is the use of specialized computer systems and software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree in Digital Media, Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or related field.
  • Preferred Work Experience: Experience troubleshooting or proofing code or creating accessible electronic texts heavy in mathematics.
  • Preferred Skills: 
    • Knowledge of XML, XHTML,CSS, XSLT
    • Advanced knowledge of Acrobat and Office
    • Excellent attention to detail and good problem solving skills
    • Skilled in mathematics (minimum calculus)
    • Advanced computer skills
    • Excellent spelling, grammar, and reading comprehension.
    • Typing speed of 45 words per minute or higher

More information and applicationhttps://gatech.taleo.net/careersection/gatech_temp/jobdetail.ftl?job=198040&src=JB-10160

Job Posting: Systems Librarian, Savannah College of Art and Design, GA

Join SCAD as a systems librarian and become an integral part of extending access to library resources and services to talented students.

In this role you will manage and coordinate the technology needs of all the SCAD libraries, including maintenance of the Millennium integrated library system, electronic resources and library website. You will also lead all projects and training efforts relating to library technology.

The ideal candidate has experience managing an integrated library system and working knowledge of Web 2.0 technologies and Web development tools, such as Adobe Creative Suite 5, HTML/CSS, XML, PHP and SQL. Thorough knowledge of existing and emerging library technologies is also essential.


  • ALA-accredited MLS degree
  • One year of experience working with Innovative Interfaces Millennium system or two plus years managing and maintaining another ILS system preferred

SCAD: The University for Creative Careers
The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited university, offering more than 100 academic degree programs in 41 majors at locations in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia; Hong Kong; Lacoste, France; and online via SCAD eLearning.

SCAD enrolls nearly 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 100 countries. SCAD’s innovative curriculum is enhanced by advanced, professional-level technology, equipment and learning resources, as well as opportunities for internships, professional certifications and collaborative projects with corporate partners. In 2014, the prestigious Red Dot Design Rankings placed SCAD in the top ten universities in the Americas and Europe. Career preparation is woven into every fiber of the university, resulting in a superior alumni placement rate. In a survey of Spring 2013 SCAD graduates, 93 percent of respondents reported being employed, pursuing further education, or both, within 10 months of graduation.

More information and application: https://scadjobs.scad.edu/postings/12469