Humanities Librarian for Collection Management, University Libraries at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

The University Libraries at Appalachian State University seeks a dynamic and experienced individual for the position of Humanities Librarian for Collection Management. We seek to recruit and retain a talented and diverse faculty. Candidates who are members of underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Appalachian State University is located in the beautiful mountains of Boone, North Carolina, 100 miles northwest of Charlotte, 88 miles northeast of Asheville, and 86 miles west of Winston-Salem. The University has over 20,000 students, primarily in bachelor’s and master’s programs, and is a constituent institution of the seventeen-campus University of North Carolina System.

Position Context
At Appalachian, Belk Library and Information Commons serve as the primary information source for academic/research departments and colleges. Library faculty work in a collegial team-based environment, are members of the University faculty, participate in the Library’s instruction program, and engage in active programs of scholarship and professional service. Library faculty communicate with a wide variety of patrons, including students, faculty, staff, researchers, vendors, staff in other libraries, and the general public. Some positions require specialized knowledge in an additional discipline, field, or subject area. Some positions may independently lead, guide, and direct functional areas of a library.

Collection Management Librarian responsibilities include:
Assessment/strategy, budgeting, collection supervision, and outreach/instruction to liaison departments. The librarian’s outlook is holistic and collaborative, examining the overall needs of the university and library while advocating for their assigned departments and programs.

Complete Job Description and To Apply:

Salary: $54,000-$62,000, salary may vary based on the faculty ranking.

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