University Librarian

Russ Langford

B.A., Evangel College (now Evangel University)
M.Div., ORU School of Theology & Missions
MLIS, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Education

Before joining the faculty of Global University, Mr. Langford served in various pastoral ministry roles at Assemblies of God churches in New Jersey and New York for twenty-eight years, with an extensive background in preaching, teaching, pastoral counseling, and church administration. He has been a youth pastor, minister of pastoral care and counseling, and a senior pastor. His experiences also include short-term ministry to Nicaragua and Italy and directing a student ministry tour group from Oral Roberts University. Since July of 2005, he has been involved in Internet research and the development of Global University’s online resources. He has been the Director of Library Services at Global University since July of 2009.

Library Assistant

Ji Kim

B.A., Pusan National University
BSW, Missouri State University

Ji was born in Pusan, South Korea, and moved to the United States in 2000. She values family, church, community, and education. Ji joined Global University in 2014, filling the position of Administrative Assistant to Vice Provost and Event Coordinator. A project she coordinated includes the 2015 Global University Commencement. Ji also began assisting with administrative tasks for the Global University Library from 2017, and now can often be found in the library, ensuring its smooth operation as well as welcoming vibes. Whether working with a large footwear company, social service agencies, Christian organizations, or running her own business, Ji is here to serve the Lord and His people.