Head of Music Library Position Number :
942025Vacancy Open to :
All Candidates Department :
AAH Academic Library ServicesDepartment Homepage :
https://library.ecu.edu/Advertising Department :
LIBRARY SERVICES-JOYNERDivision :
Academic AffairsClassification Title :
Head of Music LibraryWorking Title :
Head of Music LibraryNumber of Vacancies :
1Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :
1.0Full Time or Part Time :
Full TimeRecruitment Range:
Commensurate with QualificationsPosition Location (City) :
Faculty Job Category :
Faculty (Teaching)Organizational Unit Overview:
East Carolina University’s Academic Library Services (ALS) is seeking a collaborative, proactive, inclusive, and innovative librarian to lead ECU’s Music Library. The Music Library is located in A.J. Fletcher Music Center and is a department within ALS. The Music Library’s collection includes CDs, LPs, DVDs, streaming audio and video, books, journals, and scores for study and performance. Music Library staff provide circulation, interlibrary loan, reserve, reference, instruction, consultation, acquisition, and cataloging services. Job Duties :
ALS recognizes that diversity and respect for human differences within the academy is a key source of intellectual vitality and innovative spirit, and encourages genuine respect for individual backgrounds, lifestyles, experiences, perspectives, and opinions. ALS invites applicants from diverse backgrounds who will contribute affirmatively and creatively to the university’s multicultural environment. We seek candidates who reflect the rich mix of backgrounds, life experiences, cultures, perspectives, and world views found within our university and community.
Reporting to the Assistant Director for Public Services, the Head of Music leads a team providing outstanding service to ECU students, faculty, staff, and the community. The Head of the Music Library is responsible for the development of the music collections; oversight of public and technical services; staff supervision, consisting of one faculty librarian and two full-time support staff members; facilities planning; music reference and bibliographic instruction; campus and community outreach; acting as a liaison with the School of Music; participating in appropriate library, university, and professional committees. Employment contingent upon availability of funds.Minimum Education/Experience :
· Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited institution or international equivalent· Bachelor’s or higher degree in Music or a related field· 3 years of library experience, including public service responsibilities · Supervisory experience· Demonstrated knowledge of music resources License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :
N/APreferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :
· 5 or more years of progressively increasing responsibility in an academic library· Demonstrated understanding of current developments in information and digital technologies and their impact on music library services· A record of publications and/or service in music library professional organizations· Strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace· Demonstrated outstanding leadership and interpersonal and communication skills · Demonstrated ability to set priorities, and to develop, plan, and implement programs and projects· Demonstrated flexibility in adapting to change· Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other campus departmentsSpecial Instructions to Applicant :
Finalists will be asked to make a brief presentation during the interview. Additional Instructions to Applicant:
Applicants must complete a candidate profile by creating an account (see “Create Account” by following link below) online via the PeopleAdmin system (https://ecu.peopleadmin.com). Candidates must also upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information.
At the time of employment two to three original letters of reference, official transcripts, a criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.
Two to three original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected for an interview, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to ECU Academic Library Services, Attn: Ashley Moore (Position #942025), Mail Stop 516, Greenville, NC 27858.
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.Job Open Date :
11/29/2021Open Until Filled:
YesInitial Screening Begins :
Not ApplicableQuick Link for Direct Access to Posting :
East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.Eligibility for Employment :
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.Office of Human Resources Contact Information :
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.