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Assistant Professor - Music Library & Bill Schurk Sound Archives
Faculty
BGSU Main Campus
12/09/2019
02/07/2020
Ends at 11:59 pm Bowling Green, OH local time
Salary commensurate with education & experience

The University Libraries (UL) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) seek an innovative, dynamic, and collaborative leader to serve in a tenure-track faculty position as the Head Librarian for the Music Library and Bill Schurk Sound Archives (ML/BSSA). The selected candidate must have a passion for engaging users, promoting use of the collection, information literacy, enriching the campus curriculum through student use of resources and forging strong relationships with internal and external constituents. 

Bowling Green State University Libraries are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. In support of an open and welcoming environment, we believe that it is critical for every member of the library community to share the responsibility for equity and diversity. To strengthen our commitment we joined the ACRL Diversity Alliance in 2017. For more information on the UL diversity and inclusion efforts, visit https://www.bgsu.edu/library/about/diversity.html.

This position reports to the Chair of Special Collections. As a member of the Department, the successful candidate will be involved in an array of activities, including but not limited to those listed below.

supervise and evaluate 3.5 unit employees, 
lead the unit in establishing a forward-looking vision with an emphasis on achieving and assessing strategic initiatives for the ML/BSSA/UL/BGSU, which includes collections and services, instruction, and reference.   
may teach a graduate music bibliography course in the College of Musical Arts (CMA)
engage in scholarly activities and service to the profession, as required of library faculty members
• excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from an ALA accredited institution to be conferred at time of application
Bachelor’s degree in music 
3-5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in a library or archive 
Demonstrated supervisory experience 
 
Preferred 
Master’s degree in music 
Experience with strategic planning and assessment of services and programs 
Experience with collection management and effective stewardship of collections 
Experience with fundraising, donor relations, and outreach 
Experience teaching at university level
Record of successful grant-funded projects
Experience with tools for managing and providing access to digital assets and collections
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace
 
 
Credentials required for application
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Names and contact information for three professional references who will be asked to provide a current (dated within past year) letter of recommendation
 
Background check and official transcripts required for employment.
 
For more information on our expectations for librarianship and scholarship, and our tenure policies, please see the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs: https://www.bgsu.edu/provost/faculty-affairs/policiesguidelines.html

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The University Libraries (UL) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) seek an innovative, dynamic, and collaborative leader to serve in a tenure-track faculty position as the Head Librarian for the Music Library and Bill Schurk Sound Archives (ML/BSSA). The selected candidate must have a passion for engaging users, promoting use of the collection, information literacy, enriching the campus curriculum through student use of resources and forging strong relationships with internal and external constituents. This position reports to the Chair of Special Collections.  ALA-accredited Master’s degree and 3-5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in a library or archive.  For detailed description & qualifications, visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/.

12-month, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Competitive salary in keeping with peer institution libraries for rank and candidate’s experience and credentials. This position is available beginning July 1, 2020.  Final candidate(s) are required to authorize & pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment. BGSU is an AA/EO institution.

 

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