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Assistant Director of Library and Information Services - Brewton-Parker College - Mount Vernon, GA

JOB SUMMARY

Brewton-Parker College currently is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Library and Information Services to start August 1st, 2022, or earlier during the summer if available. Salary will be determined commensurate with academic credentials, experience, and other factors.

Brewton-Parker College, tracing its origin to 1904, is a four-year, coeducational Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, offering more than twenty-three areas of undergraduate study to a diverse population of about 850 students in the micropolitan setting of Mount Vernon/Vidalia in the South-Central region of Georgia. As a Georgia Baptist institution, Brewton-Parker affirms the supremacy of Christ and expects members of the faculty and administration to model Christian values before the students, in their professional activities, and in their lives. 
 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

To begin August 1st, 2022, or earlier during the summer if available, the Assistant Director will work under the immediate supervision of the Director and provide administrative assistance in supervising both federal and institutional work-study students, in overseeing all aspects of circulation and interlibrary loan, and in providing oversight for other aspects of library operations as needed.
 

EDUCATIONAL/EXPERIENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Qualified candidates must hold at least a bachelor’s or (preferred) a master's degree in Library and Information Science or some allied discipline in a program accredited for professional librarians by the American Library Association (ALA).
  • Also preferred is at least 1-2 years of recent work experience at a library in the environment of higher education or in some similar work seting, public or private.
  • The Assistant Director also must demonstrate a proven record of strong data entry and management capabilities and possess a general knowledge of best practices in higher or secondary education.

JOB APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS 

All applicants first must complete the college’s online employment application at http://www.bpc.edu/about-bpc/employment.
 
Please also submit a letter of interest that briefly addresses the qualifications listed above; a curriculum vitae; and names and contact information for at least three professional references by emailing same to rbrian@bpc.edu.
 
In addition, prospective candidates should include a “Statement of Faith” that recounts how the applicant came to have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

Review of applications will begin May 1st, 2022, and continue until the position is filled