Missio Seminary has an immediate opening for Director of Library Services/Receptionist. This is a full time position with benefits.

The Director of Library Services/Receptionist brings to the position professional training and expertise in library information science and a thorough knowledge of the distinctive kinds of library resources and services involved in theological education. It is the task of the Director to supervise the resources of Missio Seminary library and to interpret to the library’s clientele the library’s potential for supporting the various aspects of the seminary’s programs. The Director is responsible for formulating and administering library policies and services, all of which should foster the most extensive and meaningful use of the library, both by the immediate seminary community and by the broader academic and Christian communities. The Director, in conjunction and in consultation with the library committee (a faculty committee) represents the needs of the library and its services to the Academic Dean, the Faculty, and the broader seminary community. The Director of Library Services/Receptionist may also oversee student workers who work in the library and also ensures that the Library is operating on the evenings when the majority of students are on campus.

Qualifications:

  • Be a committed Christian who desires to help Missio Seminary achieve its mission of preparing leaders to follow Jesus into the world
  • Attentiveness to detail
  • Expertise in accessing information, knowledge bases, and scholarly resources
  • General knowledge of academic resources (digital and print) necessary for training missional leaders
  • Competent relational and communication skills
  • Preferably: Master’s level degrees in theology/ministerial training (e.g., MDiv) and library science (i.e., MLS) or demonstrable equivalents
  • Desire to shape creative and innovative solutions to information and resource retrieval and access in a technologically advanced age

For a full job description contact careers@missio.edu.

Applicants should mail, fax, or e-mail their resume and letter of interest to:

Missio Seminary
HR Office
200 N. Main Street, Hatfield, PA 19440
careers@missio.edu
fax: (215) 368-2301
phone: (215) 368-5000