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


Human Resources Manager

Reporting to the Div Director, Human Resources, the Human Resources Mgr. (HRM) serves as the human resources manager for all staff and student human resources activities within the Emory Libraries; in addition, providing human resources assistance and counsel to the Carlos Museums staff. The HRM functions as a human resources generalist with responsibility for recruitment, staffing and employment for staff and librarian positions (approx. 240) including the direct supervison of 1-2 FTE.

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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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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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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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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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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.