Research and Instruction Librarian (Assistant or Associate Librarian)

Bloomington, Indiana
Competitive and commensurate with experience and education.
Mar 23, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Seeking innovative, collaborative, service-oriented individual for position of Research and Instruction Librarian. Reporting to Head of Business and School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) Information Commons, will provide wide-ranging research, teaching, and learning support including collection development, information literacy instruction, outreach, reference assistance, and scholarly communication activities for the Kelley School of Business and SPEA, as well as related units, centers, and institutes across campus.  Responsibilities:  Collaboratively work with faculty to create curriculum-integrated and/or course-specific instructional programs and services; Develop, deliver, assess online and face-to-face subject-based and information literacy instruction; Provide timely, attentive, personalized reference and research support in-person and virtually; actively seek partnerships with faculty, staff, students of Kelley School of Business and School of Public and Environmental Affairs in order to connect these stakeholders to the Libraries; acquire, manage, and assess print and electronic business resources in accordance with library policies and user needs; hire, train, and supervise graduate student employees that provide business reference service. Qualifications: Required: ALA accredited master’s degree in library or information science; candidates with advanced degree in relevant subject area and appropriate experience in an academic setting will also be considered; minimum one year of experience with reference and/or instruction in an academic library or higher education; strong public service orientation; demonstrated knowledge of instructional design, pedagogy, and assessment principles for effective user-centered information literacy instruction; demonstrated ability to deliver in-person and online reference services; ability to meet requirements of tenure-track librarian position (  Preferred: Familiarity with business and/or finance databases and other print and electronic business resources; collection development experience; supervisory experience. For complete posting with additional responsibilities, required qualifications, and benefit programs information go to  To Apply: applications received by Friday, April 20, 2018 will be given full consideration.  Position remains remain open until filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 205, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 - Phone: 812-855-8196 - Fax: 812-855-2576 - Email: [email protected] For more information about Indiana University Bloomington go to   Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.