Assistant Professor Unit A Faculty (Music Librarian)

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Job Description

APPOINTMENT: 10 Months, August 2015 start date.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Reports directly to the Dean of University Libraries.

  • Managerially responsible for evaluation and supervision of the Music Library which is a branch of the University Libraries adjacent to the School of Music. The Music Librarian supervises one civil service employee.
  • Has responsibility for circulation, reference, library instruction, and collection development.
  • Assists with music cataloging as appropriate.
  • Functions as the liaison between the University Libraries and the School of Music and maintains effective communication with colleagues, faculty, and students.
  •  Assists in the development of policies and procedures, and assumes special projects as assigned.
  • Fulfills requirements of faculty status in areas of contributions to librarianship, scholarly activities, and service.

RANK & SALARY: Assistant professor, tenure track. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. For full benefit information visit:


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: ALA-accredited Masters Degree and additional graduate degree.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: An academic degree (undergraduate or graduate) in music subject area is desired. Experience in an academic library, preferably in a music-related position; supervisory experience; bibliographic knowledge of German and at least one Romance language. The candidate should be able to effectively handle multiple projects and work with minimal supervision.

Full job description available at:

How to Apply

Complete applications include:

1) a letter of application

2) current curriculum vita or resume

3) the names, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three current professional references

4) copies of unofficial academic transcripts, official transcripts will be requested of selected candidate

Please upload the requested documents by clicking APPLY NOW or by navigating to the WIU Employment page at the following URL

**Note** In order to upload Individual documents must be under 2 MB in size.

Screening will begin on February 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.Questions regarding the search may be directed to: Hunt Dunlap at

For assistance with the online application system contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309)298-1977 or via email at

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