Business Data Services Librarian
Georgia State University

Georgia State University Library seeks a collegial, innovative, and dynamic
Business Data Services Librarian to provide research support for business
research and data services, as well as innovative outreach and instruction to
students and faculty in the J. Mack Robinson College of
Business. With a primary focus on the faculty and students
of the Robinson College of Business, this position will also engage with
students and faculty in an exciting new library facility, CURVE (Collaborative
University Research & Visualization Environment), and
through consultations, instruction sessions, and in-person and virtual
reference services. The successful candidate works
collaboratively with other subject librarians to deliver statistical and
numeric data services, including software support (SAS, SPSS, etc.) related to
business, and is pivotal to defining and expanding the Library's role in
supporting data services in business and related disciplines.

This position is part of the University Library's Social Science, Business &
Education team and is one of two librarians who support the Robinson College
of Business. Some weekend and evening work required.
Georgia State University librarians hold faculty rank and are expected to
engage in service and scholarly activities.


The University Library provides one of the most attractive, open, and inviting
educational facilities in the Southeast. With over 1.5 million visitors in the
past year, the Library is an integral part of the University
community. The Library is engaged with the campus
community, offering a modern, inviting, and centralized facility supporting
both teaching and research with expansive collections and outstanding
assistance. Its signature Link, a multilevel glass
structure that overlooks downtown Atlanta, connects the Library's two
prominent buildings. Scheduled for completion in 2014, CURVE in Library South
will bring together students and expert researchers from all disciplines in a
shared, hands-on, interactive space. CURVE will feature the
latest visualization software and hardware and immersive large-scale displays
for analyzing data, making new connections, and understanding the world around
us. Located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Georgia State
University is one of the country's top urban research universities, with over
32,000 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in eight colleges. This
diverse community offers a unique cultural and intellectual atmosphere, with
many opportunities to engage in stimulating activities and events, including
college sports, the performing arts, and access to a variety of local
restaurants and cultural resources. For additional information about the
Georgia State University Library:

Required Qualifications:

  * ALA-accredited Master's degree in Library and/or Information Science
  * Undergraduate or graduate degree in a business, economics, statistics or data-oriented social science field
  * Minimum two (2) years professional experience in an academic or special library
  * Extensive knowledge of business and financial resources in all formats
  * Extensive knowledge of the research process in business disciplines
  * Demonstrated experience with one or more software packages for quantitative data analysis (e.g. SAS, SPSS, R, etc.)
  * Experience providing library instruction and/or classroom teaching or training
  * Strong understanding of current issues, trends, and technologies impacting higher education and academic libraries
  * Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  * Ability to pass a background check
Preferred Qualifications:

  * Experience with the Bloomberg Terminal, Datastream, and WRDS
  * Experience developing online tutorials
  * Demonstrated scholarly and professional activities
Condition of Work and Benefits

  * Forty-hour work week Retirement plans include: Teachers Retirement System,
  * Twelve-month assignment TIAA-CREF, VALIC, & Fidelity
  * Twenty-one days of vacation Group health and life insurance
  * Twelve paid holidays Social Security
  * Twelve days sick leave Optional pre-tax benefits
  * Faculty rank and status Support for research and professional activities
  * Non-Tenure track 
Salary and Rank

$46,000 - $54,000 for 12 months. Salary commensurate with the candidate's
education and experience. Appointment at a faculty rank, on a contract renewal

Submit a cover letter addressing the above qualifications; resume; name,
address and phone number of three references, including immediate
supervisor. Revised: Review of materials
will begin July 31, 2014 and continue until the position is
filled. Send materials to:

Georgia State University

University Library

Attn: Human Resources Officer

100 Decatur Street, SE, Atlanta, GA 30303-3202

(404) 413-2700

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