Assistant Librarian in Digital Learning and Web Services

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Created: June 15, 2014


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 (

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.


Published: Sunday, June 15, 2014 20:31 UTC

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