*Music Librarian*

*Belmont** University***

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Lila D. Bunch Library of Belmont University is seeking a knowledgeable and
dynamic professional to fill the 12 month, non-tenured, faculty rank
position of Music Librarian.  The successful candidate must possess a
thorough knowledge of music of various types, with primary emphasis in
classical music literature.  S/he must be able perform original and copy
cataloging using LC classification, MARC formats, and AACR2 in an automated
library environment; be self-motivated, have strong interpersonal skills,
and be willing to work with a variety of users; be an effective communicator
and very detail-oriented;  have organizational skills to manage all
operations of music library and Listening/Viewing Center; have knowledge of
playback equipment and audio streaming, be able to read music, and have
working knowledge of at least one of the following languages: German,
French, or Italian.

*Position responsibilities:* Responsibilities include, but are not limited
to, the following:

   - Administer all aspects of the Music Library and Listening/Viewing
   Center operations, including policies, budgeting, and staffing
   - Responsible for collection development, reference assistance, and
   information literacy instruction for music students, faculty, and other
   - Perform some original and copy cataloging of music materials; primary
   emphasis will be on copy cataloging for books and scores, with occasional
   original cataloging
   - Supervise two full-time staff and indirectly supervise student
   - Serve as the library liaison to the various academic programs in the
   College of Visual & Performing Arts, with primary responsibility to the
   School of Music
   - Oversee circulation of Listening/Viewing Room materials

*Required Qualifications: *A bachelorís degree (or higher) in music; an
ALA-accredited masters in library/information science; an understanding of
current issues in music librarianship; knowledge of trends and practices in
public services; experience in teaching information literacy sessions in an
academic music setting; and knowledge of technology trends in higher
education.  Preference will be given to candidates with at least three years
experience. A second masterís degree in music is desirable.

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*Rank and Salary:* Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Excellent

*Belmont University: *A comprehensive, coeducational university of
approximately 6,000 students located in Nashville, TN, Belmont is a
student-centered, teaching university focusing on academic excellence. The
university is dedicated to providing students from diverse backgrounds an
academically challenging education in a Christian community of learning and
service.  Belmont is an EOE/AA employer under all applicable civil rights
laws. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

*How to apply:  *All applications must be submitted online at  The application process will continue until the
position is filled.

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