Music and Media Cataloging Librarian, Tenure-Track Faculty
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.If you need assistance in applying please contact Faculty Recruitment Specialist at 615-898-5128. If you have position specific questions, please contact Dr. David N. Nelson at David.Nelson@mtsu.edu.
|Job Title||Music and Media Cataloging Librarian, Tenure-Track Faculty|
|Department||Library Collection Development and Management|
Excellence in teaching, research/creative activities, and service is expected for all positions. MTSU seeks candidates committed to using integrative technologies in teaching.
MTSU’s Walker Library invites applicants for a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position (#401130) at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in Collection Development and Management. Start date for this position is July 1, 2017.
The position is a member of the cataloging unit and is responsible for providing bibliographic access to music and media formats. Other formats are included as part of the overall cataloging responsibilities. The library is a member of BIBCO and the Tennessee NACO Funnel.
The successful candidate will be expected to have the ability to identify problems related to cataloging and devising solutions; be proficient in RDA, AACR2R, MARC, LCSH, LCC or DDC; and have the ability to meet the requirements of scholarship, service and librarianship of a tenure-track faculty position.
ALA accredited master’s degree in Library or Information Science, or its international equivalent. A Bachelor’s degree in Music (or substantial undergraduate/graduate coursework in Music) is also required.
|Required Related Experience||
Minimum of one year, post-MLS cataloging experience in an academic library or other relevant environment.
Demonstrated experience in cataloging music and media formats. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and collegially in a team environment. Candidates should have demonstrated ability to manage time effectively, balance multiple responsibilities, and adjust accordingly to changing priorities, needs, and deadlines.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary as well as proficiency with office and computer skills, including Microsoft Office or similar.
Applicants with BIBCO and NACO experience, cataloging knowledge of one or more foreign languages, or experience with metadata schema such as Dublin Core, EAD, METS, or MODS will receive special consideration.
|Salary and Benefits||
Salary commensurate with education and experience. Additionally, MTSU provides its employees with a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following:
|Job Open Date||09/30/2016|
|Job Review Date for Optimal Consideration||11/07/2016|
|Is this position Grant Funded?||No|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
If you need assistance in applying please contact Faculty Recruitment Specialist at 615-898-5128.
If you have position specific questions, please contact Dr. David N. Nelson at David.Nelson@mtsu.edu.
If selected for an on-campus interview, applicants should then request official transcripts (not issued to student) of all college degrees be sent directly to the academic department prior to the interview.
Likewise, three letters of recommendation, specific to this job posting, will be required if you are selected for an on-campus interview. Our online hiring system will automatically generate solicitation for these letters using contact information provided by applicant within their application to the posting.
Applications received by posted Review Date will receive full consideration. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at www.mtsu.edu/police/annual-security-report.php or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.
MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.
|Job Category||Faculty - Tenure Track|
|Job Type||Full Time|
|Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit Reference||07/31/2017|
|Special Instructions to Reference Provider||
Recommendation letters should be submitted per the instructions included in the solicitation letter that will be generated at the time the recommendation is required. Letters should be addressed to Dr. David Nelson, Chair, Collection Development and Management.
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