Employment Opportunity: Access Services Librarian at Greenblatt Library

Cropped IMG_8524Access Services Librarian, Instructor 

University Libraries, Greenblatt Library, Health Sciences Campus

Greenblatt Library of Georgia Regents University invites applications for the position of Access Services Librarian at the faculty rank of Instructor. The primary focus of this full-time, non-tenure track faculty position is to provide leadership for Access Services and is responsible for the overall management, planning, and supervision of the Access Services Department at Greenblatt Library. The position supervises seven full-time and three part-time staff members.

The successful candidate will accomplish the following:

  • Manage all aspects of the Access Services department, including circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, and stacks maintenance.
  • Plan, develop, and enforce policies for Greenblatt Library’s Information Desk.
  • Maintain high customer service standards and courteous conflict resolution with patrons.
    Compile and report statistics for institutional, state, and national reports.
  • Advance the Libraries’ position in the University and the academic community by working with peers, national access services, and interlibrary loan librarians.
  • Promote continuous learning.
  • Maintain building security.
  • Schedule and manage staffing for 98 operational hours per week.
  • Assist with implementation of new online catalog.
  • Work with library team to improve access to resources through web and online catalog.
  • Coordinate staffing for Harrison Education Commons service point.
  • Serve as a liaison/embedded librarian to one health-related college.
  • Participate in instruction as part of an embedded library service model.

Intra-Institutional Responsibilities:
The Access Services Librarian will serve as liaison librarian to one or more academic units and will serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member.

Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:

The Access Services Librarian is expected to be active professionally in local, regional, and national associations and will contribute to the professional literature.


  • American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master’s degree in library science.
  • Prior experience working in an academic Access Services department in one or more areas of
    circulation, reserves, and/or interlibrary loan.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team-based environment.
  • Prior experience in a supervisory role.
  • Ability to manage and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in an academic community.
  • Ability to generate and analyze statistical reports.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current developments and trends in circulation, reserves, and interlibrary loan for academic libraries.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development through scholarly research relevant to areas of responsibility including publications, presentations, and participation and leadership in professional associations.


This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants must apply online at http:/www.gru.edu/jobs/faculty. Search for position number 00002545.

Please be sure to upload your Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Interest, and the names of three Professional References in one document.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Regents University Augusta is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution.  It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

Women and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Georgia Regents University is a tobacco-free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. Georgia Regents Medical Center is a patient- and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success.

Questions should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Kim Mears, at kmears@gru.edu or (706) 721-8789.