Assistant Librarian

Company Name: 
Piedmont Technical College
Greenwood, South Carolina
Job Description: 

Position Summary Information 

Piedmont Technical College invites applications for an Assistant Librarian position. This position is an integral part of the Library and reports to the Library Director. 

Supporting the college mission and vision, the Assistant Librarian designs and implements strategies for teaching, learning, and research. In collaboration with faculty and staff, the Assistant Librarian helps create a successful learning environment for students and other college constituents and prioritizes diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The incumbent provides a variety of professional library services to library users such as teaching instructional sessions and assisting with collection development, interlibrary loan, and acquisitions.

Essential Duties

Plan, teach, and assess information literacy instruction in a variety of formats on all campuses 

Create electronic subject guides and tutorials to support academic instruction. 

Explore, evaluate, and encourage deployment of emergent technologies into library programs and services

Conduct ongoing assessments of student learning and contribute to departmental assessment projects 

Support faculty with their class assignment collection needs, research and training. Serve as liaison to academic departments

Provide in-person and virtual information, research, and reference services 

Locate and process Interlibrary Loan materials

Evaluate and upgrade print and electronic resources

Create and maintain acquisition records for new materials in the integrated library system 

Assist with planning, budgeting, reporting and assessment

Serve on the Library Advisory Committee and other college groups 

Participate in library conferences and events on local and state levels 

Additional duties as assigned


ALA-accredited graduate degree in library and information science

Two years of experience in an academic library

Preferred Qualifications

Three or more years of experience in an academic library

Experience providing in-person and virtual information, research, and reference services

Experience in designing and conducting information literacy classes

Experience with emerging information technologies

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal skills 

Experience with patrons from diverse ethnic, socio-economic, cultural, and disability background or conditions

Salary range is $45,000 - $85,000.

Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance plans, and the South Carolina Retirement Plan.  

Application materials must be received by February 1, 2022, to receive full consideration, although the search will remain open until the position is filled.

How to Apply: 

How to Apply

An on-line application must be fully completed for consideration along with a required letter of interest and transcript attachment. Resume is welcome but will not be accepted in lieu of complete application.


EOE Statement: Piedmont Technical College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act institution. We value diversity, strive for a more unified campus where all people are valued, treated fairly, and possess a sense of belonging. We encourage minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.