Reference and Instruction Librarian (Part-time)

Administrative Faculty Position Announcement

Goshen College seeks a part-time (.58 FTE) Reference and Instruction Librarian to begin in July/August. Will cover the reference desk 10 hours per week, including 1 evening per week;  provide classroom instruction as needed; and serve as professional liaison to assigned academic departments. In addition, the Reference and Instruction Librarian will participate in the college’s first-year class.


Master’s degree in Library Science required. Experience in training or teaching adults as well as some library experience preferred. Hands-on understanding of data communications, standard desktop PC applications, and library automation tools required. The position also requires strong public service and communication skills, technical competence, basic budgeting skills, and the ability to organize and prioritize a demanding workload. Must be committed to the mission of the college.

About Goshen College

Goshen College is a liberal arts institution dedicated to the development of informed, articulate, sensitive and responsible Christians.  It is nationally ranked for its study abroad programs.  As a ministry of the Mennonite Church, the institution seeks to integrate Christian values with educational and professional life.  Goshen College has adopted five core values around which programs are built:  1) Christ-centered; 2) Passionate Learners; 3) Servant Leaders; 4) Compassionate Peacemakers; and (5) Global Citizens.  The college is located in the heart of Elkhart County, Indiana, centrally located within several hours of Chicago, Indianapolis and Detroit.  Residents of Goshen enjoy a culturally diverse small-town atmosphere with an active arts community, a vibrant downtown, the Maple City Greenway network of bicycle paths and affordable housing prices.


  • Complete and submit the online Faculty Information Form
  • Letter of application
  • Résumé
  • Three professional letters of recommendation

Please be sure to provide all required materials noted above, as incomplete applications may not be considered.  Required materials may be attached to the Faculty Information Form or sent to

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. With a commitment to building a diverse faculty and staff, minority persons are encouraged to apply.

To protect the welfare and provide for the safety of the students, employees, visitors and resources of Goshen College, background checks are conducted by the Office of Human Resources on all new and re-hired employees.

Vickie Miller
Assistant Director of Human Resources
Goshen College
1700 S. Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526-4795

Telephone: (574) 535-6111