Stem And Emerging Technologies Librarian (Tenure Track) - USC Aiken

University Of South Carolina Aiken , SC 29803

Posted 2 months ago

Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number FAC00188PO18 Classification Title Librarian Internal Title STEM and Emerging Technologies Librarian (Tenure Track) - USC Aiken Campus Aiken 02 College/Division USC Aiken College/Division Level Department AIK Library Advertised Salary Range Salary commensurate with qualifications Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Hours per year 2080 Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Work County Aiken 02 Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured Job Search Category Faculty

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs.

The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Gregg-Graniteville Library at the University of South Carolina Aiken invites applicants to be the STEM and Emerging Technologies Librarian, a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor, to begin January 2019. The successful candidate will be the librarian liaison to the STEM programs at USCA and participate in reference desk staffing, library instruction, and collection development.

Responsibilities include providing library instruction to classes, including one-time instruction, with special emphasis on classes in the STEM programs; consulting with the STEM programs to select and recommend library resources for the STEM areas as well as deselection in those areas of the collection based on curricular needs; participating in reference services; and creating and maintaining online reference guides (LibGuides). This position is also responsible for leading the Library Technology Team; investigating and keeping abreast of new technologies; making recommendations, including selecting and planning integration of new technologies for the benefit of students, faculty, and staff; supporting the rest of the library in terms of new technologies, which may include providing training and guidance on best practices for implementation; and creating and maintaining an area in the library for exploration of new technologies by students, faculty, and staff. As this is a tenure track position, the successful candidate will also be involved in research and scholarship and will be an active participant in service to the library, the campus, the profession, and the community. This is a 12 month, 37.5 week appointment with accrued sick and annual leave; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications received by November 30, 2018, will receive full consideration. For more information, please contact Ms. Brandy Horne (search committee chair) at BrandyH@usca.edu.

The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system, located just 20 minutes from Augusta, GA, offers undergraduate and master's degrees to more than 3,500 students in 50 programs of study. A 15:1 student-faculty ratio allows for highly engaged pedagogies with USC Aiken selected as the college of choice by students from 29 states and 20 countries.

USCA has consistently ranked among top public baccalaureate colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report's annual "America's Best Colleges" guide. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Best Place To Work" designation, with top honors for collaborative governance and confidence in senior leadership.

In addition to the online application, please upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and philosophy of librarianship; d) unofficial transcripts; e) full contact information for at least three professional references. Finalist will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE.

Required Education and Experience

The successful candidate must have an MLS or equivalent from an institution accredited by the American Library Association with a background in at least one STEM field.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 01/02/2019 Job Open Date 10/01/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

In addition to the online application, please upload a) cover letter; b) current curriculum vitae; c) statement of teaching philosophy and philosophy of librarianship; d) unofficial transcripts; e) full contact information for at least three professional references. Finalist will be required to submit official hard copy transcripts.

The position description must be modified and approved by Class and Comp before a posting can be created and submitted to TA. Please cancel the posting and create a new posting with the position description approved by class and comp.

Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/42211 EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Funding Information

Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Other Supporting Documents

  • List of References and Contact Information

  • Teaching Statement

Optional Documents



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Stem And Emerging Technologies Librarian (Tenure Track) - USC Aiken

University Of South Carolina