ACRL Arts Section Blog

November 13, 2009

Job Opening: Kent State University

Filed under: Announcements — Helice @ 8:26 pm
Head of the Performing Arts Library, Kent State University – 12-month, tenure-track faculty position

Kent State University Libraries invites applications for the position of Head of the Performing Arts Library. The new Performing Arts Library is an expansion and renovation of the former Music Library and coincides with the creation of a unified performing arts facility at the University. The Library’s collection consists of more than 100,000 volumes of books, printed music, and audio-visual materials in various formats.

The successful candidate will manage the programs and daily operations of the Performing Arts Library and serve as liaison to the Schools of Music and of Theatre and Dance. This includes setting a direction for the development of services, instructional outreach, and collection management that supports the Libraries’ strategic plan.

Located in Northeast Ohio, Kent State University is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and is a founding member of OhioLINK, Ohio’s statewide information system for higher education.
Kent State offers an excellent salary and benefits package, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin January 8, 2010.

For more information about this exciting opportunity, including minimum and desired qualifications, see

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