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Head Librarian, Music Library & Bill Schurk Sound Archives

Organization: Bowling Green State University
Date Posted: 12/11/2019
City: Bowling Green
Location: Ohio
Country: United States
Primary Category: Open

Description & Details

The University Libraries (UL) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) seeks 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 required. 


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.

How to Apply / Contact
Extended Application Deadline: February 7, 2020. For detailed description & qualifications, visit


Music Library Association 1600 Aspen Commons Suite 100 Middleton, WI 53562

608-831-8200 FAX
About MLA

The Music Library Association is the professional association for music libraries and librarianship in the United States. Founded in 1931, it has an international membership of librarians, musicians, scholars, educators, and members of the book and music trades. Complementing the Association’s national and international activities are eleven regional chapters that carry out its programs on the local level.