Access Services Librarian @ Reese Library of Augusta University

Reese Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Access Services Librarian at the faculty rank of Instructor. Working under the direction of the Associate Director of Reese Library, this full-time, non-tenure track faculty position has the primary responsibility of managing all aspects of the Access Services Department, including circulation, interlibrary loan, statistical reporting, policy adherence, and stacks maintenance within the broader context of the strategic plans and goals of the University Libraries as well as Augusta University.

The successful candidate will accomplish the following:

  • Manage all aspects of the Access Services Department.
  • Plan, develop, and enforce policies for Reese Library’s Information Desk.
  • Participate in collection development, including the weeding/withdrawal of items from the library’s general collection.
  • Compile and report statistics for institutional, state, and national reports.
  • Supervise a team of Library Assistants, Library Clerks, and Student Assistants.
  • Act as a liaison to one or more academic/university units.
  • Provide research assistance to faculty, staff, students, and library patrons seeking assistance, while maintaining high customer service standards.
  • Create and maintain online research guides.
  • Participate in the library instruction program by teaching classes in the liaison area, and other areas as needed.
  • Actively engage in professional development by conducting scholarly research relevant to areas of responsibility; disseminate research by contributing to appropriate professional literature and/or conferences.
  • Engage in service to the libraries, the university, the community, and the profession, including serving on committees.

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 to contribute to the professional literature.


Minimum Requirements

  • American Library Association (ALA)-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science.
  • Experience working in Access Services, or equivalent training.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Prior experience in a supervisory role.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in an academic community.

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 and through participation and leadership in professional associations.
  • Experience serving diverse communities.


How To Apply

In order to be formally considered for employment at Augusta University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references.

Please submit as one document at