Ashland University seeks a Curator Librarian.

Ashland University seeks a Reference and Curator Librarian. This position provides collection development, and curation of print, visual art, and archaeological collections, as well as reference service and course-integrated instruction,. The Reference and Curator Librarian assists a robust program for reference services, instruction, outreach, and scholarly support. This position reports directly to the Library Director.

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for special collection management activities, which include accessioning, descriptive access, digitization, and preservation for materials in the collection areas.
  • Provides oversight for the University Archivist.
  • As a faculty librarian, serves as liaison to several academic departments to develop the collection and raise faculty awareness of Library resources and services.
  • Engages in active service on faculty committees.

Position Requirements:

  • Master of Library/Information Science (MLS) degree from an ALA-accredited program is required.
  • Advanced degree or certificate in Museum Studies preferred.
  • Knowledge of current preservation and conservation practices.
  • Experience working with special collections.
  • Knowledge of preparation of instructional materials and exhibition planning and installation.
  • Demonstrated commitment to student-centered teaching and library outreach.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong public service ethic.

Salary range: Mid to upper $40K

Job classification: Full-time

To apply: Apply online at: www.ashland.edu/administration/human-resources. Please submit a letter of application, current resume or CV, and contact information for three (3) professional references when applying. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Ashland University meets fully its obligation of nondiscrimination under federal and state laws and is actively committed to diversity in its workplace. Employment will require a criminal background check.

Posted: June 10, 2019