Arts & Humanities Librarian, Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI)


Job Title: Arts and Humanities Librarian
Organization: Grand Valley State University Libraries
Location: Allendale, Michigan,


The Grand Valley State University Libraries invite applications for a full-time tenure-track Arts and Humanities Librarian. Duties will include providing virtual and traditional reference assistance, library instruction, performing collection development and serving as liaison to one or more academic departments in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. This position will be located at the Zumberge Library on GVSU’s main campus in Allendale, MI and will require evening and weekend hours.

Requirements: Master of Library Science degree from an ALA accredited institution; exceptional interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work in a team environment; strong commitment to public service.

Desired qualifications: undergraduate or graduate degree in the humanities; experience providing reference and instruction; experience with collection development.

Salary/Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience; benefits include health and life insurance. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; recent library school graduates and those from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

To apply online, go to and attach a cover letter, list of references and resume and/or CV. If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.

Grand Valley State University is a public four-year comprehensive university located in west Michigan with campuses in Allendale, Grand Rapids and Holland, plus centers in Muskegon and Traverse City. The university attracts more than 22,000 students with high quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities. Grand Rapids is a metropolitan area with a population of over one million, rich in cultural amenities and in easy driving distance of superb summer and winter recreational venues.

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