Head, Music Library; Assistant Professor and Music Librarian



Job description

Job ID: 255386

Job Summary

The Schwob Memorial Library at Columbus State University seeks applicants for the Head, Music Library; Assistant Professor and Music Librarian position. This position will be responsible for the administration of the Music Library, general public service activities, and being the liaison between CSU Libraries and the Schwob School of Music.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to: planning, developing, and coordinating the overall operation, services, and resources for the Music Library; collection development; liaison between CSU Libraries and the Schwob School of Music; reference/research assistance and bibliographic instruction; executes all public services activities; outreach to Music faculty and students; contributes to the overall management of the CSU Libraries as a member of the library faculty; actively participates in professional organizations on the local, state, regional, or national level; and participates in related service activities (community and professional).

Required Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include an ALA-accredited MLS / MLIS and three years of supervisory experience in a music library / collection. The candidate must also have a strong background in music and familiarity with one or more foreign languages.; experience overseeing library operations, familiarity with technical services, especially in relation to music materials; and demonstrate strong communication/interpersonal, organizational, creativity and analytical/problem solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master’s degree is preferred.

Proposed Salary

The annualized hiring salary range is $60,000 – $65,000 and includes full benefits.

How to apply

Required Documents to Submit with Online Application:

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcripts

All applications and required documents must be submitted using Columbus State University’s online employment site and a complete packet must be submitted for full consideration.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 706-507-8920 or e-mail to [email protected].

Conditions of Employment

Successful completion of a criminal background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment is required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Columbus State University is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of Columbus State University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Ranked among the top regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report, Columbus State offers nationally distinctive programs in the arts, education, business, nursing and more. Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal and Academics by the numbers relevant college experience