Systems & Digital Resources Librarian – Anderson University – Anderson, SC

Job Summary

Anderson University and the Thrift Library invite applications for a 12-month, full-time position as Systems and Digital Resources Librarian. This is an in-person, administrative staff position with faculty status. Anderson University is an innovative and entrepreneurial comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Candidates with a strong Christian value system, lifestyle, and commitment to the integration of faith and learning are encouraged to apply.

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Borrower Services Supervisor – Trinity Western University – Langley, BC

Job Summary

The Borrower Services Supervisor: Norma Marion Alloway Library oversees the daily operations of the library, including borrower services, collection maintenance, and building operations.

Working under the supervision of the University Librarian, the Supervisor provides leadership, advice, training and direction to regular library borrower services staff and student assistants and works cooperatively with professional librarians to provide excellent service to library users. The Supervisor also works with other campus departments to provide outstanding service to the campus community.

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Reference & Instruction Librarian – Montreat College – Montreat, NC

Job Summary

The Reference-Instruction Librarian develops and implements the library’s instruction program, provides reference and outreach assistance, and assists with managing the library’s student workers staffing and scheduling. This is a full-time, twelve-month position with faculty status and rank.

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Dean of Library Services – Carson-Newman University – Jefferson City, TN

Job Summary

The Dean is responsible for coordinating and supervising library services, as well as selecting and acquiring new and retrospective materials in various formats in order to build strong collections in support of the curriculum. This Dean is also charged with supervising the annual allocation of the library materials budgets, providing access to information through databases and electronic delivery systems, and maintaining awareness of emerging technologies in library systems and services.

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Digital Services Librarian – Gateway Seminary – Ontario, CA

Job Summary

This position fulfills a combination of responsibilities, primarily in services with an emphasis on coordinating access to, development and control of electronic collections and resources for students, faculty and staff.

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Mennonite Historical Library Curator – Goshen College – Goshen, IN

Job Summary

Goshen College is a Christian liberal arts institution that prepares students to thrive in life, leadership and service. We strive to model an inclusive community committed to transformative justice, peace, and sustainability. A respect and appreciation of the Anabaptist-Mennonite faith perspective and practices, and a commitment to the mission, vision, core values and community standards of Goshen College, are important for teaching and administrative faculty members.

Founded in 1906, the Mennonite Historical Library (MHL) at Goshen College (GC) maintains one of the most comprehensive collections in the world related to the Radical Reformation, Anabaptists, Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish and other Plain groups. Since the creation of the Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism (ISGA) at Goshen College in 2011, the MHL has strengthened its collection and presentation of sources that document and serve Anabaptist-Mennonite communities outside of North America and Europe. These qualities have made the Mennonite Historical Library (MHL) at Goshen College an indispensable resource for a wide range of local, domestic, and international scholars.

The MHL curator partners with the ISGA director to leverage the MHL’s collection for greater global connection and storytelling in ways that enrich academic scholarship and current faith communities. The curator is responsible for collection development and preservation; organization and description of collection materials; providing research assistance to the library patrons; overseeing daily operations and personnel within the library; communicating the value of the MHL’s collections to students, faculty, and local and global researchers and partners; and promotion and outreach that deepens engagement and access.

The salary for this position $49,800 annually. Salary may be adjusted for additional qualifications above and beyond the requirement.

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Reference & Instruction Librarian – Charleston Southern University – Charleston, SC

Job Summary

The L. Mendel Rivers Library of Charleston Southern University seeks a service oriented, Reference and Instruction Librarian with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024. Reporting to the Head of Reference & Instruction, this position is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty member. Charleston Southern seeks candidates who are professing Christians and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. They should support the goals of a strong liberal arts education and be willing to explore with students the integration of faith and learning.

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Director of Library Services – The King’s University – Southlake, TX

Job Summary

The King’s University (TKU) is an accredited, Spirit-empowered, evangelical university located in Southlake, Texas. TKU offers students a complete educational experience by combining higher education with practical ministry experience within dynamic local churches. This complete educational experience prepares and equips students to serve in the local church, the marketplace and around the world.

Reporting to the Executive Director for Academic Services, the Director of Library Services facilitates a vision and strategic direction for the TKU Library while leading library services in a unified plan of action in support of the University mission. This position is responsible for the efficient management and direction of the library, including the development of partnerships, programs, services, budget, supervision of library staff, compliance with federal, state, and institutional requirements, and assessment.

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Robert Oliverio – 5/2023

Robert is the Head Librarian at Arizona Christian University in Glendale, AZ (946 FTE). Robert has been an ACL member since 2021.

Describe yourself using a book title: Rediscovering the Church Fathers: Who They Were and How They Shaped the Church or Body Piercing Saved My Life: Inside the Phenomenon of Christian Rock.

What’s the best thing about being a librarian? I love meeting patrons’ needs. Finding the exact item that someone needed is so satisfying.

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Jennifer Ewing – 4/2023

Jennifer is the Library Director at Southern California Seminary in El Cajon, CA (107 FTE). Jennifer has been an ACL member for 23 years.

Describe yourself using a book title: Sense and Sensibility

What’s the best thing about being a librarian? Having the exact book (piece of information) that a person wants.

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