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Education Librarian

Anderson University and the Thrift Library invite applications for a 12-month, full-time administrative faculty member as Education Librarian. Anderson University is an innovative and entrepreneurial comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning are encouraged to apply.

Job responsibilities for the Education Librarian include:

  • Develops, maintains, and delivers library instructional programs for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Serves as subject specialist for all College of Education programs; collaborates with faculty to integrate information and media literacy and library resources into the curriculum.
  • Participates in collection development of print and digital education resources for the main library collection.
  • Creates and maintains subject-specific research guides and instructional materials tailored to the needs of education students and faculty.
  • Oversees the management of the Curriculum Lab and development of the K-12 library collection.
  • Serves as the Follett Destiny Administrator for the K-12 library collection.
  • Coordinates instructional activities to promote the use of the Curriculum Lab with teacher education candidates.
  • Collaborates with Anderson County Library System’s children’s and young adult librarians to promote relevant resources and educational programming.
  • Serves on the Teacher Education Committee.
  • Maintains familiarity with scholarly communications for teaching, learning, and research.
  • Provides reference and research assistance both in person and virtually.
  • Participates in professional development for the purpose of continuing education and contributing to the profession.
  • Actively demonstrates leadership by participating in professional responsibilities that serve the Thrift Library, Anderson University, the profession, and the community.

Qualified candidates will hold a master’s degree in library and information science. Candidates currently enrolled in and working toward completion of a master’s degree in library and information science may be considered. Experience as a K-12 teacher and school librarian is preferred. A high level of comfort and proficiency in information and media literacy, electronic resources, library technologies, and integrated library systems is desired. Ability to work independently, prioritize among multiple competing projects, manage complex workflows, and sustain a high level of attention to detail is essential.

This is an in-person, administrative staff role with faculty status. To ensure full consideration, please email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcript of relevant graduate coursework, and an Anderson University Staff Application to the Thrift Library Search Committee:

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is a private Christian institution of higher education committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, pregnancy, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under applicable local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs.

The dedicated faculty and staff of Anderson University are committed to assuring a Christ-centered educational environment of excellence. In order to fulfil its religious tenets, and as recognized by law, those seeking employment at the University must be of the Christian faith and agree to respect and not undermine the University’s mission, values, vision, and Statement of Faith. Inquiries related to our commitment to diversity may be directed to