Reference, Instruction Librarian @ Middle Georgia State University (MGA)

About Us

Middle Georgia State University (MGA), a multi-campus, baccalaureate and graduate degree granting public institution, is the most affordable public state university in Georgia. MGA has five campuses-Macon, Cochran, Dublin, Eastman, and Warner Robins, all located in central Georgia-and global outreach through its fully-online campus. Its enrollment of 8,000 students is largely comprised of students from most of Georgia’s 159 counties. The University has six academic schools, including Georgia’s flagship aviation university, that support its mission to educate and graduate inspired, lifelong learners whose scholarship and careers enhance the state.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for providing reference, instruction and circulation services to students, faculty and staff.


Instruction (40%) – 
Provides library instruction both in person and virtually to promote information literacy in all university disciplines; prepares and delivers presentations in physical and online classroom settings; demonstrates the use of library sources and techniques.
Creates online content and/or subject guides

Other Duties (30%) – 
Creates campus library signage and/or displays.
Serves, as assigned, as a discipline specific liaison librarian.
Integrates into the campus community by planning and/or participating in campus events and activities
Collaborates collegially with other librarians, faculty, and staff throughout the University and within the University System of Georgia.
Collects and distributes statistical data.
Assists with collection development.
Represents the library on assigned committees and at university and community events.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Research Assistance (20%) – 
Provides library reference services in-person and electronically for faculty, staff, students and the general public; assists in researching print and electronic sources; and assists in acquiring information from external sources.

Circulation Duties (10%) – 
Performs circulation desk duties; checks materials in and out; collects library fines and other fees; adds and edits student, faculty, staff and public user information to library records.