Employment — Aquinas College, Nashville, Tennessee


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General Description:

The Aquinas College Librarian is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Aquinas College Library and the management of its assets. This includes budgeting, resource acquisition, subscriptions, and access, as well as providing information literacy and library instruction in support of the College’s academic programs, helping to prepare students for lifelong independent learning and continued scholarly research.

Minimum Educational Requirement:

    ALA-accredited Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Librarian must witness by her/his public behavior, actions, and words a life consistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church and supportive of the mission of Aquinas College.
  • Manage collection development and access to print and electronic sources.
  • Provide individual and group library instruction, both in general and in subject-specific settings, targeting and personalizing services for the current student body.
  • Develop and maintain the library’s website pages and research guides.
  • Monitor and maintain library spaces, creating an environment that both supports learning and research and is conducive to the preservation of print materials.
  • Collect and analyze statistical data, preparing any necessary reports for college administrators. 
  • Manage special collections including the Monsignor Flanigen Archive, the Denman Collection of Bosley Genealogy by Judith Hoffman and Janice Reynolds, Sister Aloysius Mackin Papers, and rare books.
  • Chair the Academic Support Committee, serve on the Academic Affairs Council and the Curriculum Committee, and serve on one or more general education outcome committees.
  • Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Vice President for Academics. 

To Apply:

A cover letter and curriculum vitae should be sent to the attention of Sister Mary Edith Humphries, O.P., at srmedith@aquinascollege.edu

An official application will then be sent to each applicant, to be returned to the same email address above.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Aquinas College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type based upon race, color, sex, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.

Aquinas College, as a Catholic institution, exists for the primary purpose of giving witness to Gospel truths and forming and educating students in the Catholic faith. Accordingly, to the greatest extent permitted by law, it reserves the right to make all decisions, including employment related decisions, based on principles of Catholic theological and moral teaching and in accord with the mission of Aquinas College. The College’s right to adhere to its religious principles in hiring is protected under the law, including without limitation, the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and the related ministerial exception, as well as the religious exemptions included in Title VII and Title IX of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The respectful discussion of, instruction in, and adherence to Catholic moral teachings and doctrine is an important part of the mission of Aquinas College, and is not discrimination or harassment.



Aquinas College welcomes all students regardless of race, color, ethnicity, or national origin who desire to be part of the faith-based mission of the College to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the College. It does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, or national origin in administration of its education policies, admission policies, scholarships and loan programs.

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