Staff Employment

Current postings and information about applying for staff positions at Emory Libraries.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should review the applications requirements and apply online at the Emory Careers Website.  Information needed for each job posting is included in the full job description.

Current Postings


Sr Director, Belonging, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion for the EL & MCCM

Ensures that the Emory Libraries & Michael C. Carlos Museum (EL&MCCM) initiatives and activities are aligned with the institution’s Diveristy, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) mission and values and the OneEmory pillars. Serves on the Executive Council for the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and acts as liaison to both internal and external constituents including, but not limited to, Campus Life, Emory Arts, Religious Life, the James Weldon Johnson Institute, Office of the President, and others.

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Sr Director, Communications, Marketing, and Public Relations for the EL & MCCM

The Senior Director for Communications, Marketing, and Public Relations will work across the University to promote and strengthen the reputation, brand, and visibility for Emory Libraries and the Michael C. Carlos Museum (EL&MCCM) locally, nationally, and internationally.

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E-Resources Acquisitions Specialist, Sr.

Performs complex resources management operations (e.g. acquisitions, serials or preparing materials for binding), using specialized knowledge of the book trade, online databases, microcomputer applications, complex reference tools, and/or foreign languages.

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Facilities Assistant

Acts as a liaison with building services and maintenance on facilities, cleaning and maintenance needs. Coordinates and ensures follow-through on day-to-day facilities cleaning and maintenance needs. Performs related responsibilities as required.

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Information Desk Associate (Part-time)

Reporting to the Library Information Desk Coordinator, the Information Desk Associate is responsible for maintaining the order and appearance of library collections, especially the book and journal stacks. Primary duties include accurately shelving library materials, ensuring that stacks and study areas are neat and orderly, participating in Library closing procedures, assisting library users in locating materials, collecting, and compiling statistics to represent stacks activities. This position will assist in monitoring library spaces for compliance with university established protocols.

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Information Desk Associate

Reporting to the Information Desk Library Manager, the Information Desk Associate provides basic reference assistance at the library information desk or service point.  The Information Desk Associate performs various complex resource management operations, including searching, and uses specialized knowledge to respond to requests about the library’s print and electronic resources, direct users to appropriate subject databases and provide basic instruction in their use. 

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Library Information Desk Coordinator

Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of Information Desk related initiatives/projects. Assists in developing long-term objectives and strategies. Performs research and administrative duties; identifies developments and keeps abreast of factors that may affect the long-term viability of the Information Desk. May develop various communications materials/methodologies such as newsletter articles, memos, videos, workshops, brochures, digital signage, and focus groups. Prepares various operational and statistical reports. May supervise or provide direction to staff. Performs related responsibilities as required.

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Senior Desktop Consultant

Emory Libraries seeks a customer service-oriented technology professional who will provide technology support and training for the staff of Emory Libraries. Reporting to the Head of Technology Support and Training, this position will be responsible for taking a proactive approach to providing technology support and training by utilizing IT Service Management best practices and tools.

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Senior Resource Description Specialist

Reporting to the Head of Resource Description, the Resource Description Specialist (Sr) provides original and complex adaptive cataloging for print European- and English-language materials in all subject areas and for all material and media types and participates in authority work. The Resource Description Specialist (Sr) may perform batch loading and batch editing of bibliographic records. 

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Stacks Shifting Supervisor

Performs complex user services operations (e.g., interacting with the university and external community to access to information, and materials) by using a specialized knowledge of electronic databases, microcomputer applications, complex reference tools, and/or foreign languages.

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TechLab Programming Coordinator

Supports departmental efforts that benefit the teaching and learning mission of the University. Acts as an information and consulting resource working with faculty, students and academic staff to inform them of the capabilities of Emory’s Information Technology systems and infrastructure.

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Diversity Statement

Emory Libraries recognize diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values integral to achieving our mission to enrich the quality of life and advance intellectual discovery by connecting people of diverse backgrounds and experiences. We champion an inclusive work environment through competency training, reassurance of personal growth, restorative communication practices, and diverse recruitment and retention. We offer exhibits, collections, programming, and research assistance that speaks to the rich needs and identities of patrons from the Emory community and beyond. We encompass opportunities that strengthen these values. We invite you to bring your true self to the library and feel welcomed when you arrive.

Emory University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran Employer.