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Head, Business/SPEA Information Commons (Assistant/Associate/Librarian)

Indiana University-Bloomington, Libraries, Indiana University Libraries Bloomington

Job Title: Head, Business/SPEA Information Commons (Assistant/Associate/Librarian)
Job Location: Bloomington , IN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Library administration, librarian
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
Date Posted: 2019-04-25
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Head, Business/SPEA Information Commons (Assistant/Associate/Librarian)
Indiana University-Bloomington

Seeking innovative service oriented individual for Head, Business/SPEA Information Commons at the Indiana University Libraries Bloomington.

Responsibilities: provide vision and strategy for Information Commons and manage its collections, services, and personnel; lead Business/SPEA Information Commons personnel in proactive engagement with constituents in order to anticipate and meet needs; develop and manage relationships and explore and maximize partnerships within Kelley School of Business, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and the IU Libraries system to facilitate problem solving and patron success and position the Libraries for new and sustained viability; learn and understand continually evolving research practices and teaching needs of those in Kelley School of Business and School of Public and Environmental Affairs in order to promote Business/SPEA Information Commons and its space, services, and collections; supervise Business/SPEA Information Commons personnel and provide regular support, evaluations, and development opportunities; ensure the continual development of facilitiesí policies and management.

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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, gender identify or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Job Requirements

Required: ALA-accredited Masterís degree in Library Science (MLS); ability to work in team environment and build working relationships with campus colleagues; excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with diverse population of faculty, students, and academic colleagues; experience in collection development and broad knowledge of information resources for business, public affairs, environmental sciences, or other related social sciences; demonstrated experience in pedagogy, information literacy instruction, and assessment; demonstrated understanding of values of diversity and importance of inclusion as demonstrated through commitment to apply and incorporate differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization (; ability to meet the requirements of a tenure or tenure-track position at the IU Libraries (

Preferred: 3-5 years experience in academic or research library strongly preferred; knowledge or experience with developing and evaluating services and spaces; ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a rapidly changing environment; knowledge and understanding of key issues and trends that affect academic libraries and higher education.

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Information and Application Process Instructions

For full consideration, applications must be received by Friday, May 31, 2019. The position will 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:

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact LIBRARY HR as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Libraries Financial Services, Herman B Wells Libra
Indiana University, 1320 E. 10th Street
Bloomington , IN 47405
United States
Phone: 812-855-8196
Fax: 812-855-2576

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