Head, Reference Services and Library Instruction Coordinator

Until filled
Wilmington, OH


Watson Library Wilmington College


Qualifications and Characteristics of the Successful Candidate:

  • Master’s degree in library science
  • Minimum of three years experience in all aspects of library reference and collection development and library instruction
  • Working knowledge of OPAL and OhioLINK
  • Experience with content management systems
  • Familiarity with Sierra Circulation module (or similar)
  • Strong teaching skills, organizational skills and prioritization
  • May require some travel and weekend hours.

Watson Library Wilmington College invites applications from, and nominations of, qualified candidates for the position of Head, References Services and Library Instruction Coordinator.  This is a full time, exempt level position reporting to the Director of Watson Library.Watson Library houses the College Archive and Special Collections (Society of Friends historical collections and records deposited with the library by the Wilmington Yearly Meeting and the Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting). These unique collections contain rare documents, photographs, books and maps related to local and Quaker history.

We are excited that you are considering a career with Wilmington College! Wilmington College is a career-oriented liberal arts institution affiliated with the Society of Friends (Quakers). Our beautiful main campus is located in southwestern Ohio. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package for full time positions including group medical, dental, vision, life and disability, TIAA-CREF, tuition remission, paid vacation and holidays.

We encourage you to review our website and learn about our history, what we are doing today and how we are preparing for tomorrow. It is an exciting time here at Wilmington College.




This position coordinates reference and research services for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community patrons.  As Library Instruction Coordinator, designs, schedules, and implements library instruction through lectures, web-based tools, and other instructional methods.

Additional responsibilities include assisting with collection development, database management, overseeing student workers, and facilitating Quaker research and maintaining Quaker meeting records and collection.

Contact Information: 

Interested applicants should submit a detailed cover letter and resume unless otherwise indicated in the position information. Please specify position of interest in the letter of application and subject line of email (if submitting electronically). For positions requiring degrees, unofficial transcripts of college work are helpful. Submit materials to the Director of Human Resources, Wilmington College, Pyle Center 1187, 1870 Quaker Way, Wilmington, OH 45177-2499 or email to humanresources@wilmington.edu or follow instructions in the position information below.


Wilmington College is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate unlawfully in employment matters on the basis of race, religion, gender, color, ancestry, national origin, age, disability or any other category protected by law. EOE

Wilmington College conducts background investigations including criminal, work history and credential confirmation on all employees as a condition of continued employment. Some positions may require additional motor vehicle record review and drug screening.

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