Digital Services Librarian, Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, MO

The position is a twelve-month, tenure-track position with an eligible rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor.  Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications.  The position is open until filled.


The three major responsibilities of this position are functional services, liaison services, and reference services.  Functional responsibilities include developing, maintaining, and integrating digital information assets; developing and implementing web applications across multiple environments and operating platforms; designing and maintaining the University Libraries’ website; and supervising the Media Services Department.  Liaison services responsibilities include teaching information literacy instruction sessions, collection development, embedding librarianship, and supporting the information needs for the College of Business and Computer Sciences.  Reference services responsibilities include providing reference services in a virtual and face-to-face environment.

Qualifications, Education & Experience

The successful candidate will be an evangelical Christian, preferably a Southern Baptist, who supports the University’s Christ-centered mission.  The candidate will have an earned Master’s Degree in Library (MLS) or Information Science (MLIS) from an ALA accredited institution.  Preference will be given to a candidate who holds an additional degree or certificate in media, educational technology, or electronic resources related fields and/or previous library experience.

Application Process

Please visit and select Faculty Vacancies to complete an application and upload a resume, three professional letters of reference, and a statement of personal beliefs regarding the integration of faith and learning.

You may direct any application and material questions to: or 417-328-1537 (fax). You may direct any job specific questions to: Dr. Edward W. Walton, Dean, University Libraries,, or 417-328-1619.

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