Music Librarian

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Position Number 6086-0000-0000-710
Classification Title Librarian
Working Title Music Librarian
Division Academic Affairs Division
Department/Unit G.R. Little Library
Section G. R. Little Library (section)
Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The primary objective of the G. R. Little Library is to provide the intellectual growth resources necessary for the instruction and research needs of the students, faculty, staff, and administrators of Elizabeth City State University. The mission of the library is to provide materials (print, non-print, as well as online databases) and services in support of educational programs of the University and where possible, the educational needs of the Elizabeth City community. The acquisitioning, processing, arranging, storing, and dispensing of materials are performed with a single objective: to provide the library patron with the information requested and to provide an intellectual climate for academic growth.

Description of Work

The purpose of the Music Librarian position is to supervise and set policy for the Music Resource Center (MRC), a satellite of the G.R. Little Library, located in the music building. The MRC is a reference collection of materials used directly in the teaching of music, primarily consisting of books, scores, and sound recordings. The music librarian is a member of the G.R. Little Library staff and works directly with the music department. The position serves to ensure that ECSU remains in compliance with the music department’s accrediting body, the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), by providing library space, staffing and holdings.

Competencies/Knowledge Skills, and Abilities Required in this Position

Master’s in Library Science from an ALA accredited program with at least two years of increasingly responsible library work experience, preferably with experience in an academic library environment.

Substantial course work in music.

Committed to enhancing public access to library resources.

Possess strong analytical and decision making skills.

Possess strong interpersonal skills, service orientation, and organizational skills.

Possess strong oral and written communication skills.

Knowledge of and familiarity with information resources, especially in music.

Minimum Training and Experience

Master’s Degree in Library Science

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation
Management Preferences
Position Recruitment Range
Position Category Staff
Position Status Permanent Full Time
FLSA Exempt

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number EHRA00004P
Job Open Date 01/31/2018
Job Close Date 02/28/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant
EHRA OSHR Statement

This position is Exempt from the State Human Resources Act.

AA/EEO Statement

Elizabeth City State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Background Check Statement

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed. ECSU is an E-Verify participant.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you earned a Master's degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited program and have at least two years of increasingly responsible library work experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience working in an academic library environment?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Media File
  4. Portfolio
  5. DD214
  6. Other