Music Librarian

Belmont University

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:

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.

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

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 application process will continue until the position is filled.††

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