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Resources Management Librarian

Posted by: Tonya Brooks

Posted date: 2014-May-14

Location: Georgia Gwinnett College

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century four-year liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of almost 10,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students within three years, including both residential and commuter students. Located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, GGC provides a student centered, technology-enriched learning environment. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Reporting to the Head of Collections, the Resource Management Librarian is responsible for providing resource and access data management expertise. The RML will participate in the departments team approach to cataloging print, multi-media, and electronic resources, and the maintenance and development of the online catalog. The RML will help to evaluate and improve departmental procedures and policies, and to conduct long-range planning. Dependent upon future growth and development, the RML may supervise staff. The RML will play a key role in the Collections Departments successful completion of its charge to acquire and organize information resources to support the curriculum and mission of Georgia Gwinnett College.
Job Title Resources Management Librarian
Start Date 05/01/2014
Library/Institution Name Georgia Gwinnett College
Certification Required? Yes
City Lawrenceville
State GA
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Academic
Qualifications Minimum:
Minimum of 2 years library experience
ALA-accredited or BOR-approved Masters Degree in Library or Information Science
Working knowledge of national cataloging standards including MARC format, AACR2 and Library of Congress Subject Headings
Knowledge of automated integrated library systems
A demonstrated interest in electronic resources through coursework, internships, assistantships, or work experience
Knowledge and proficiency with online library systems, spreadsheets and databases
Knowledge of online Serials/Cataloging systems
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a commitment to customer service
Effective organization, time management, and communication skills
Ability to work cooperatively and flexibly with a variety of staff in a rapidly changing environment
Knowledge of basic library procedures, methods, and techniques
High degree of facility with computers in a Windows environment
Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with library users, faculty and staff
Demonstrated experience in working independently and as part of a team
Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Experience demonstrating organizational and problem-solving skills

Experience with serials acquisitions and cataloging
Knowledge of database applications, and manipulating large datasets
Familiarity with e-journal and e-book management issues
Knowledge of serials publishers and vendors
Experience in cataloging monographs as well as electronic resources
Awareness of emerging standards for resource description
Experience using Endeavors Voyager integrated library system and OCLCs Connexion software
Application Instructions To apply for this position, please go to and complete an online application.
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Special Notes Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

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