Friday, October 7, 2011

Music Librarian

The Lila D. Bunch Library at Belmont University is seeking applications for a non-tenured faculty ranked Music Librarian.  Belmont seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of faith. Belmont is among the fastest growing Christian universities in the nation. Since 2000, enrollment has risen from just under 3,000 to more than 6,400 students for 2011-12. As enrollment steadily increases, so too has the recognition of the quality educational programs.  In the 2011 U.S. News & World Report ranking of America’s best colleges and universities, Belmont was once again ranked in the top ten in the Regional Universities South category. 

Job responsibilities include administering all aspects of the music library and Listening/Viewing Center functions and policies, including, but not limited to, staffing, budget, collection development, reference, bibliographic instruction, cataloging and circulation. A BA in music and an ALA accredited MLS is required. A second masters in music is highly desirable. Prior work experience in a music library is preferred. Priority will be given to those with at least two years experience as a professional librarian.  The successful candidate will also be expected to be a person of Christian faith and demonstrate a commitment to the mission of Belmont University.

For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to While completing the application, you must respond to Belmont’s vision, mission, and values statements addressing how your knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared you to contribute to a Christian community of learning and service. A brief statement of your teaching philosophy is also requested while completing the application. In addition, an electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and List of References with contact information must be attached in order to complete the online application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

A comprehensive, coeducational university located in Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont is a student-centered Christian university focusing on academic excellence. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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