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Documents Librarian

Posted by: University of South Carolina Aiken

Posted date: 2017-Apr-18

Location: Gregg-Graniteville Library, University of South Carolina Aiken

Manage federal and state documents collection; provide reference services for government documents collections and the main library collections; participate actively in the information literacy instruction program and collection development; plan and update relevant library research guides; participate actively in Library and campus planning and governance through committee service; some supervisory responsibilities.
Job Title Documents Librarian
Start Date August 2017
Library/Institution Name Gregg-Graniteville Library, University of South Carolina Aiken
Certification Required? No
City Aiken
State SC
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Type of Library Job Classification -> Academic
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Master of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited program; experience in the use of traditional and Web-based library resources; strong commitment in public service and teamwork; ability to work collaboratively; excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills; familiarity with information technology and its applications in an academic setting.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with government documents collections and knowledge of and experience with reference, library instruction, and collection development; knowledge of assessment trends, knowledge of best practices in academic libraries; evidence of a strong commitment to remain current in library and information science.
Application Instructions Apply online at In addition to the online application, please submit an electronic copy of your resume and a separate cover letter, and send three letters of recommendation to Professor Deborah Tritt, Chair, Documents Librarian Search Committee, USC Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801. Email:

Review of completed applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.

USCA seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty consistent with its diverse student body and surrounding community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply USCA is an AA/EOE.
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Special Notes The University of South Carolina Aiken (USC Aiken) is a comprehensive university within the University of South Carolina system. As a comprehensive institution with a focus on the liberal arts and sciences, it offers undergraduate and master's degrees in 47 programs of study. With a 15:1 student/faculty ratio, USC Aiken is committed to active learning through excellence in teaching, undergraduate research, scholarship, and civic engagement. As a result, USC Aiken is ranked the #1 public regional college in the South by U.S. News & World Report's guide "America's Best Colleges." 2017 marks USC Aiken's 19th consecutive ranking among the top three colleges in this category and its 12th time in first place. USCA is also a recipient of The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Best Place to Work" designation, with special recognition for collaborative governance, and has also been designated a Military-Friendly School by Victory Media, Best for Vets by the Military Times, and a Top School in Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2016 Guide to Colleges & Universities.

Founded in 1961, USC Aiken is situated on 453 acres, with an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students from 29 states and 23 countries. The campus is located one hour from Columbia (SC), thirty minutes from Augusta (GA) and within three hours of Charleston (SC), Atlanta (GA), Charlotte (NC), Hilton Head (SC), and the Appalachian Mountains. Learn more about USC Aiken at

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