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Collection Management Librarian, Berry College, GA

  • 1.  Collection Management Librarian, Berry College, GA

    Posted Oct 06, 2017 08:35 AM




    Memorial Library, Berry College (GA) seeks a creative, highly motivated professional who is a clear communicator, technologically savvy, and committed to library user success. This position is focused on providing library-wide leadership in acquiring, managing, and evaluating library resources. The librarian will coordinate integrated access and discovery to resources in all formats and work closely with library colleagues. The incumbent’s day-to-day responsibilities will change as projects and collaborative opportunities present themselves. Being adept at handling multiple responsibilities is critical, as are strong and effective communication skills. Position also includes reference, instruction, and collection development responsibilities. Full-time 12-month position. Competitive benefits package including vacation, paid holidays, generous insurance and retirement options, tuition remission, and free membership in the college’s state-of-the-art fitness center. View the full position description.


    ALA-accredited MLS; enthusiasm and passion for meeting the needs of library users; aptitude for actively developing knowledge of current and emerging trends in library collection management; demonstrated ability to function independently as well as in a team environment; ability to provide effective mentoring and supervision for library student workers; excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills; excellent written and oral communication skills.


    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Projected start date is January 2, 2018. Transcripts and background checks will be required of finalists. All applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, the contact information for three professional references and a Berry application through the link below. Any additional materials can be sent to employment@berry.edu


    Located on more than 27,000 acres in northwest Georgia in a setting of great natural beauty, Berry College provides an integrated education that unites a challenging academic program with great opportunities for spiritual and moral growth, work experience, and significant service to others.

    It is the ongoing policy of Berry College to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental handicap, veteran status, and/or whether or not they are disabled veterans; and to conform to applicable laws and regulations.