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Position Opening - Special Collections Librarian - Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) - Atlanta, GA

  • 1.  Position Opening - Special Collections Librarian - Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) - Atlanta, GA

    Posted 02-27-2020 14:15
    Job title: Special Collections Librarian
    Department: ACA Library, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)
    Position Type: Full time, Staff
    Location:    Atlanta, GA
    Assigned Area(s) of Responsibility:  Special Collections and Digital Collections programming
    Reports to: Head Librarian
    Open: Until filled, please apply online:
    SCAD Atlanta seeks a Special Collections Librarian to coordinate all aspects of special collections programming, including leading a robust program of artists' book instruction and outreach.

    In this position, you will coordinate exhibitions and preservation initiatives and be responsible for digital collections programming.

    The ideal candidate must be able to work independently and balance day-to-day oversight with longer term planning of all aspects of special collections, digital collections, and preservation. Experience in preservation and digitization is imperative. The candidate should have experience with cataloging and metadata creation. The candidate must have the ability to speak to groups, deliver classes, and conduct tours. A willingness and ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative environment, and to acquire new skill sets to effectively perform job duties is highly valued.

    - ALA-accredited MLS degree and an undergraduate degree in a subject taught at SCAD
    - Experience in special collections and with artists' books

    Posting Date: February 24,  2020
    Closing Date: N/A
    Open Until Filled    Yes

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Stephen Sherman