The Library & Information Technology Services at Belmont University is accepting applications for a Business and Data Services Librarian at the Lila D. Bunch Library. This is a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with responsibilities to provide research assistance and instructional support in the areas of business, entertainment and music business and data literacy to all members of the Belmont community.
The Business and Data Services Librarian position is the first of its kind at Belmont and is part of the newly configured Teaching Scholarship Unit at the Lila D. Bunch Library. Librarians from all types of libraries are encouraged to apply. If you feel that you don’t meet the preferred qualifications, don’t let a confidence gap stop you from applying. Sometimes a list of preferred qualifications can miss the elements that would most strengthen our team; we value the many different skills which make all of us unique.
Job responsibilities include providing research assistance and instructional support in the areas of business, entertainment and music business, data literacy, and data management and visualization tools for students, faculty, and staff; playing an active role in the planning and decision-making process of the Teaching and Scholarship unit, participating in regular meetings, organizing special projects and programs, and showing initiative and creativity in the planning process; engaging in collection development relevant to liaison areas, including curating data sets; and developing a service framework for working with researchers to manage their data throughout the research lifecycle. MLS or progress toward a terminal degree is required; teaching experience strongly preferred.
Flexible Work Arrangements available, including remote work up to three days per week, compressed schedule, or flexible schedule. Must live within driving distance of Belmont University's Nashville campus. Salary starts at $65,000.
During the application process, applicants will be asked to attach a response to Belmont University’s Mission, Vision, and Strategic Path to 2030 articulating how the candidate’s knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to the Belmont community. Candidates will also be asked to give a brief statement of teaching philosophy.
Bunch Library’s values begin with our belief that everyone deserves a welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environment where they are treated with respect and dignity. The Library extends its commitment to diversity and equity in employment and especially welcomes applications from women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who contribute to diversification.
For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu. An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, and Strategic Path to 2030 must be attached to complete the online application.
Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission of the University. Belmont’s Office of Human Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates for employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals.