Library Director

Divine Word College, a Roman Catholic College Seminary in Epworth, Iowa, is seeking a Library Director. The Director is responsible for the administration, maintenance, and development of the Library.  In particular: the Director develops and promotes library resources for the benefit of faculty and students in their research and learning needs; leads library operations and services in keeping with current best practices; supervises Assistant Librarian, staff, and student workers; manages the Library budget; and works collaboratively with other areas for the benefit of the users.

Required qualifications: Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited program; experience working in the setting of a college library; thorough knowledge of the philosophy and practice of interfacing library with information services; knowledge of the Catholic tradition and commitment to the College’s mission.

Preferred qualifications:  Knowledge of the current philosophy and best practices of library services as well as library resources and materials; ability to think analytically and develop systems, procedures, and workflow; ability to take initiative and  think strategically; knowledge of technology and  relevant software; thorough knowledge of how the library interfaces with information technology; ability to communicate orally and in writing; ability to exercise independent judgment, interpret policies, and supervise staff;  ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors, and others; ability to effectively assist faculty and students' research projects; ability to network with area libraries and to remain current in one’s professional field.

Application: Send vita, cover letter describing qualifications and experience, and contact information (name, email and phone number) for a minimum of three references to: Donna Puccio at

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Human Resources Generalist/Compliance Officer

Divine Word College, a Catholic liberal arts college seminary in Epworth, Iowa, is seeking applications for the position of Human Resources Generalist/Compliance Officer. 
The Human Resources Generalist/Compliance Officer is responsible for all aspects of employee recruiting, administering employee benefit programs, developing and implementing College policies and procedures, implementing annual employee performance evaluations, providing management team with HR advice on employment related matters, maintaining EEO/FCC information and preparing annual reports, and performing other duties as assigned.
Desired Qualifications
Bachelors Degree in Human Resources or higher degree
Three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in a higher education setting
Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills
Experience working with confidential information
Apply with a letter of interest, resume, and a list of three references with contact information to Donna Puccio, Divine Word College, 102 Jacoby Drive, SW, P.O. Box 380, Epworth, IA 52045 or email to  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.