Director -- Southwest Baptist University -- Springfield, MO

Director, Mercy College of Nursing & Health Sciences Library
Southwest Baptist University invites applications for a twelve-month, tenure-track position available immediately as the Director, Mercy College of Nursing & Health Sciences Library.

The candidate selected will be responsible for functional, liaison and reference services. Functional services include managing the daily operations of the Mercy College of Nursing & Health Science Library in Springfield, MO; supervising library staff and/or student workers; adhering to the University Principle’s and Expectations, University Libraries’ and Faculty Handbook’s policies and procedures; serving on faculty committees; and remaining up-to-date professionally. Liaison Services includes teaching information literacy sessions, collection development, and supporting faculty curricular needs. Reference Services includes supporting students’ and faculties’ research needs and providing embedded librarian services.

The successful applicant should be an evangelical Christian, who supports the mission of the University. A Masters Degree in Library Science (MLS) is required. Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications.

Applications are accepted electronically at

A curriculum vitae, three letters of reference and a statement of personal beliefs regarding the integration of faith and education are required.

For additional information, contact Edward Walton, Dean, University Libraries and Search Committee Chair, Southwest Baptist University, 1600 University Ave, Bolivar, MO 65613, phone 417-328-1619, or email:

Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

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