Assistant Librarian in Digital Learning and Web Services
Charleston Southern University
The L. Mendel Rivers Library at Charleston Southern University invites
applications for an Assistant Librarian in Digital Learning and Web Services.
This 12-month, non-tenure track position carries faculty rank.
Qualifications: Candidates must have an MLS or MLIS degree from an ALA-
accredited program. The desirable candidate will also have experience with
website design, information architecture, accessibility, and usability;
familiarity with online course delivery and learning management systems, such
as Blackboard; demonstrated understanding of best practices, current issues,
and trends in web services, including social and mobile media and emerging
technologies; demonstrated knowledge of current information literacy standards
and practices; and highly effective communication skills. Professional
experience in an academic library, provision of reference and instruction
services, and provision of web services in a library setting are preferred.
Charleston Southern University seeks candidates for faculty positions who are
professing Christians and who are committed to excellence in teaching and
service. Candidates should support the goals of a strong
liberal arts education and be willing to explore with students the integration
of faith and learning.
Responsibilities: Participating in reference services, both in person and
online; designing and managing the Library's web presence; providing faculty-
requested and library-designed instruction sessions; contributing to the
development and implementation of the library's instruction program; teaching
a one-hour, credit-bearing course; serving as a liaison to academic
departments as assigned. Some evening and weekend hours
will be required.
Application Process: Candidates should complete the online
application below and attach a curriculum vitae. Entering
untrue or inaccurate information may result in disqualification for
consideration of vacant positions, or subsequent termination after
hire. Review of credentials will begin
immediately. Special attention will be given to Southern
Baptist applicants. Minority candidates are encouraged to
apply. Applicants will be required to submit a CSU faculty
background questionnaire, including a faith statement, prior to entering the
second phase of consideration for this position. For
additional information contact Mrs. Sandra Hughes, Director of the Library
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Located near historic Charleston, South Carolina, Charleston Southern
University is a comprehensive institution offering a liberal arts curriculum
to over 3,200 students and offers over 60 majors and graduate programs in
Education, Business, Criminal Justice, Organizational Management and
Nursing. The mission of the University is "promoting
academic excellence in a Christian environment," and the vision is to be a
Christian University nationally recognized for integrating faith in learning,
leading and serving. Charleston Southern has nationally
accredited programs in nursing, business, education, music and athletics.
Affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention, Charleston Southern
employs faculty and staff who are professing Christians.
For more information about the University, please visit
Charleston Southern University is a Christian university and tobacco-free
campus. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, national or
ethnic origin, disability or sex.
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