Head, Music Library; Assistant Professor and Music Librarian

22 Sep 2023
End of advertisement period
23 Oct 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Head, Music Library; Assistant Professor and Music Librarian

Job ID: 260653
Location: Columbus State University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Founded in 1958, Columbus State University, with an enrollment of nearly 8,000, is part of the University System of Georgia. CSU offers more than 70 programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels and is ranked among the top public regional universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. Columbus, located 100 miles southwest of Atlanta and the second-largest city in Georgia, is recognized as a vibrant and contemporary cultural community - https://visitcolumbusga.com.

Columbus State University has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence the Spencer House in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia: the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Moore, the U.S. Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at www.ColumbusState.edu<http://www.ColumbusState.edu.

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; staff supervision; 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; 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 must 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.

Required Documents to Attach
  • 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 hr@columbusstate.edu.

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

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.

Other Information

Columbus State University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees. Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and paid holidays. Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Special Applicant Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline.

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. If applicable, any international transcripts must be evaluated by an approved foreign credential evaluator prior to submission.

To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=30000&JobOpeningId=260653&PostingSeq=1

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