Jay Information Literacy Fellowship

Position Description

Depending on the interests of the awardees, this work could involve...

  • Staffing the Research Assistance Desk and participating in relevant Teaching and Learning Department activities.
  • Working with each member of the Department of Teaching and Learning on projects designed to introduce a broad understanding of public services and instructional librarianship. Areas include:
    • Instruction and instructional design
    • Co-curricular outreach and engagement
    • Designing student support services
    • Collection development

      Awardees may have the opportunity to identify a specific area of interest during the fall semester and, in the subsequent spring semester, independently or collaboratively with departmental peers, engage in a professional development experience. This experience may involve activities such as drafting conference presentation proposals, preparing papers for publication, engaging in directed readings, producing reports, teaching a workshop, etc.


  • Enrolled in IUB graduate program throughout the course of the scholarship, MLS or MIS preferred, but other relevant programs will be considered.
  • Strong commitment to pursuing a career in Public Services librarianship with a specific focus on information literacy in the contexts of teaching, learning and pedagogy (in-person and online)
  • Ability and willingness to learn new software for instructional purposes
  • Ability to work in-person, on-site