HEAD, BUSINESS/SPEA INFORMATION COMMONS - ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN, ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN, OR LIBRARIAN

VISUAL LITERACY AND RESOURCES LIBRARIAN - ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN, ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN, OR LIBRARIAN

JAY INFORMATION LITERACY VISITING LIBRARIAN


    Salary and Benefits


    About the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries

    Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington has grown from a small state seminary into the flagship campus of a great public university with over 49,000 students and over 3,100 faculty. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of IU Bloomington and its world-class contributions in research and the arts. The campus covers over 1,800 wooded acres and is distinctive for both its park-like beauty and an architectural heritage inspired by local craftsmanship in limestone.

    The Bloomington campus is home to Indiana University Libraries, (https://libraries.indiana.edu) one of the leading academic research library systems in North America. Our collections, people, and spaces use knowledge to inspire great work.

    • IU Libraries partners with every academic department on campus. Materials are digital, visual, audio, and print. Over 60,000 journals are offered electronically, and the libraries hold 9.9 million print volumes in 450 languages and 120,000 films in its Moving Image Archive. A long-time leader in digital library projects, IU Libraries developed wide-ranging initiatives as early as the 1990’s, and recently embarked on the ambitious university-wide Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative.
    • Indiana University’s librarians actively collect and conserve knowledge and are leaders in national conversations in areas such as diversity initiatives, digital preservation and associated technologies, the changing role of area studies librarianship, and integrating information literacy. The Libraries are the organizational home of the innovative and visionary Office of Scholarly Publishing, which brings together the work of the highly-respected Indiana University Press with the Libraries’ open access publishing initiatives.
    • Our visual flagship, the Herman B Wells Library, is one of the busiest academic spaces on campus, recording well over 2 million visits each year. Its recently opened Scholars’ Commons, Learning Commons and Moving Image Collections and Archives were extensive and visionary renovations that redefine the role and potential of libraries. Other library destinations of particular note are the world-class Lilly Library of rare books and manuscripts, the Wylie House Museum and collections, and the 6.4-million volume high-density Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF).

    IU Libraries actively participate in local, national, and international initiatives that will define collections and services of the future. On campus, for example, we take a leadership role as active members of the Indiana University Arts and Humanities Council. Memberships include regional and national associations and consortia including the Big Ten Academic Alliance Center for Library Initiatives, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Digital Library Federation (DLF), the Unizin Consortium and the Samvera community. The IU Libraries are a founding member of HathiTrust, a shared digital repository and a managing partner of the HathiTrust Research Center, and a member of preservation initiatives such as the Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust).


    HEAD, BUSINESS/SPEA INFORMATION COMMONS

    Position Summary

    The IU Libraries at Bloomington are seeking an innovative and service oriented individual for the position of Head, Business/SPEA Information Commons at the Indiana University Libraries Bloomington.

    Reporting to the Head of Social Sciences, the Head of the Business/School of Public and Environmental Affairs Information Commons will serve as the primary contact and library liaison to faculty, students, and staff of the Kelley School of Business and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA). This position will supervise a staff of one librarian, one professional staff member, and two full-time support staff members who oversee the day-to-day operations of the facility and provide core services such as reference, circulation, some instruction, and reserves. The Head of the Business/SPEA Information Commons will be heavily involved in outreach, teaching, and instructional and research support. In addition, this position will be responsible for managing library collection funds. This position works in close collaboration with library colleagues in the Social Sciences department and within the Research & Learning division, and is a member of the Libraries Managers Roundtable.

    Responsibilities:

    • Provide vision and strategy for the Information Commons and manage its collections, services, and personnel
    • Lead the 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 the Kelley School of Business, the 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 the continually evolving research practices and teaching needs of those in the Kelley School of Business and School of Public and Environmental Affairs in order to promote the Business/SPEA Information Commons and its space, services, and collections
    • Create and deliver business-focused library offerings that address university and library strategic initiatives and support user success
    • Contribute to academic course development by providing instructional consultations and teaching support for faculty partners
    • Provide research support to faculty, students, staff, and the community at large
    • Serve as a resource for librarians and library staff in queries related to the Business/SPEA Information Commons and the disciplines therein
    • Develop print and electronic collections that meet patron needs and Library philosophies and specifications
    • Apply knowledge of information sources, platforms, and vendors related to Business, Economics, and SPEA disciplines
    • Supervise Business/SPEA Information Commons personnel and provide regular support, evaluations, and development opportunities
    • Ensure the continual development of facilities’ policies and management

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS)
    • Ability to work in a 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 a 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 ability to deliver in-person and online research support
    • Supervisory experience
    • Demonstrated understanding of the values of diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/indiana-university-libraries-diversi…)
    • Ability to meet the requirements of a tenure or tenure-track position at the IU Libraries (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/promotion-and-tenure-criteria-iub-li…)

    Preferred:

    • 3-5 years of experience in an 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

    To Apply

    Applications received by Friday, May 31, 2019, will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. 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: libpers@indiana.edu.


    VISUAL LITERACY AND RESOURCES LIBRARIAN

    Position Summary

    The Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) Libraries seek a dynamic, innovative, and service-oriented individual for the Visual Literacy and Resources Librarian in the Scholars’ Commons. Working closely with the Art, Architecture, and Design Librarian, the person in this position will serve as a resource for a variety of constituencies across a number of departments including, but not limited to the School of Art, Architecture, and Design, as well as the Art History Department, and will address inquiries related to finding and using digital image resources. The incumbent will serve as the visual resources contact person for library staff and for other departments across the IUB campus, including the departments of History, Religious Studies, Folklore, History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine, Slavic and East European Studies, African Studies, and the School of Global and International Studies. This position works in close collaboration with library colleagues in the Digital Collections Services and Research & Learning Services divisions.

    The Scholars’ Commons department of the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries includes four librarians and two staff employees who are responsible for reference and research support services in an interdisciplinary, collaborative hub that offers easy access to experts for every stage of scholarship.

    Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Head of the Scholars’ Commons, the individual in this position will provide general and specialized research and instructional support related to finding and using all formats of images and will support collection management activities to build teaching-focused image collections for departments and units across the IUB campus. This position will participate in the activities and initiatives of the Scholars’ Commons department, and will provide expertise in the physical and digital research environments of the Scholars’ Commons through reference services, collection support, and instruction for the research community. Additional responsibilities include:

    • Promote visual materials and actively engage with faculty to advance visual literacy via teaching and learning opportunities across the IUB campus.
    • Manage and develop teaching image collections for History of Art and other departments across campus who use images for teaching and research. Consult closely with faculty about image acquisitions and accession image orders for inclusion in the library’s teaching image repository (currently JSTOR Forum).
    • Provide research and publishing support in collaboration with campus faculty, the Copyright Librarian, and the Scholarly Communication Librarian.
    • In alignment with the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, provide instruction to faculty and students in best practices for image use, search and retrieval of image content, and provide visual literacy instruction to groups and individuals through research consultations, workshop presentations, and course-integrated instruction sessions.
    • Foster strategic partnerships with campus partners and special collections, such as the Eskenazi Museum of Art, the Office of Scholarly Publishing (OSP) and the Center for Innovative Teaching & Learning (CITL), and maintain a close and sustained connection with the library’s Arts & Humanities department and the Digital Collections Services department.
    • Explore new technologies and liaise with the Libraries Arts and Humanities department to integrate and align workflows as appropriate.
    • Inform the development and use of image-based repository services including Image Collections Online and forthcoming Samvera-based digital image repository service.
    • Responsible for digital image metadata creation and delivery to support best practices in digital image collections.
    • Explore potential innovation in open-access platforms, and collaborations across the IU Library system, and potentially with the Big Ten Academic Alliance and the Samvera Community.
    • Collaborate and coordinate with partners across campus such as the Arts & Humanities Council and the Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities.
    • Train and supervise temporary student and staff employees in tasks related to digital image production, image cataloging, and image technologies/research support.
    • In collaboration with Communications staff and library colleagues, curate digital displays of new materials/collections in public areas and make use of social media tools and outlets to promote image resources, collections, and services.
    • Contribute to developments in the field of librarianship through active professional engagement and independent scholarship consistent with a library faculty appointment.
    • Promote the Libraries’ culture of diversity and inclusion, and support the values outlined in Indiana University Bloomington’s Campus Strategic Plan and the Libraries’ Diversity Strategic Plan (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/diversity-strategic-plan-20162017pdf).

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) or equivalent education or experience or a graduate degree or equivalent experience in an art, architecture, art history, or design field.
    • Experience in information/visual literacy instruction, including knowledge of instructional design, pedagogy, and assessment principles for effective information/visual literacy instruction.
    • Evidence of strong user engagement and a public service orientation.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and build working relationships with campus colleagues.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work well with a diverse population of faculty, students, and academic colleagues.
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver in-person and online reference and research support.
    • Knowledge of image-based digital asset management systems such as JSTOR Forum (formerly ARTstor Shared Shelf), Luna, CONTENTdm, or open-source alternatives.
    • Knowledge of digital imaging standards and best practices for archival digitization of images and three-dimensional image capture.
    • Knowledge of, enthusiasm for, and experience in the application of new technologies in the evolving academic information environment.
    • Demonstrated understanding of the values of diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/indiana-university-libraries-diversi…)
    • Ability to meet the requirements of a tenure or tenure-track position at the IU Libraries (https://libraries.indiana.edu/file/promotion-and-tenure-criteria-iub-li… )

    Preferred:

    • Two or more years of experience in an academic/research library or in a visual resources or museum setting.
    • Familiarity with the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF).
    • Experience working on projects with software development teams.
    • Familiarity with concepts of digital scholarship.
    • Knowledge and understanding of key issues and trends that affect academic libraries and higher education.
    • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a rapidly changing environment.
    • Supervisory experience.

    To Apply

    Applications received by Friday, May 10, 2019, will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. 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: libpers@indiana.edu.


    JAY INFORMATION LITERACY VISITING LIBRARIAN

    Position Summary

    The Indiana University Libraries seeks a creative and enthusiastic individual to promote and expand the Libraries’ efforts to integrate information literacy more fully into the curriculum.  This position is named for Hilda and Ellen Jay, two donors whose support has made possible instructional development grants for library and teaching faculty who wish to integrate information literacy into courses and curricula.  The individual in this position will have a particular focus on broadening the impact of the Jay Information Literacy Program, and on coordinating the design, development, implementation, and assessment of online and hybrid instructional initiatives.  This is a two-year visiting position reporting to the Head of Teaching & Learning.

    Responsibilities

    • in collaboration with the Head of Teaching & Learning, and working closely with colleagues in the Libraries and campus faculty, develop and implement the integration of IL-based modules and tutorials into high-enrollment introductory courses, in order to engage as many students as possible with information literacy skills and practices
    • maintain, develop, and coordinate a broad range of teaching and learning objects (web-based tutorials, instructional videos, research guides) including IU’s Critical Thinking Online Toolkit
    • assess the impact of IL teaching and learning objects on student learning through course evaluation responses, pre- and post-test measures, surveys, and analysis of students’ final projects
    • coordinate with the Undergraduate Education Librarian with administration of the Jay Information Literacy Grant Program, which includes developing customized sessions for each cohort of grant recipients, organizing cohort meetings, and working with recipients to fully incorporate information literacy practices into course assignments
    • work with the Head of Teaching & Learning to coordinate, assess, and develop a long-term plan for sustaining the Primary Source Immersion Program
    • use learner-centered and inclusive instruction design to promote active learning, and to fully integrate online learning into the curriculum

    Qualifications

    • ALA accredited master’s degree in library or information science; candidates with an advanced degree in a relevant subject area and appropriate experience in an academic setting will also be considered.
    • Minimum of one year of experience in an academic library or higher education.
    • Knowledge of instructional design, pedagogy, and assessment principles for effective information literacy instruction, both in person and online.
    • Experience with course management software and tutorial integration.
    • Working knowledge of current and emerging technologies and their instructional applications. High degree of comfort in learning new software for instructional purposes.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to attend to details.
    • Ability to collaborate effectively and creatively with others.
    • Working knowledge of or familiarity with the principles of Universal Design.
    • Understanding and valuing of diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.

    To Apply

    Submit a letter of application and a CV with the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references via email to Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, libpers@indiana.edu. Review of applications will begin March 30, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Jennifer Chaffin.


    Salary and Benefits

    Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education; benefits include a university healthcare plan, university-funded base retirement plan, a 100% university paid group life insurance plan, and a generous paid time off plan.  This is a tenure-track academic appointment that includes eligibility for sabbatical leaves.  For a full list of benefit programs, please refer to the following resources:

    Website: http://www.indiana.edu/~uhrs/benefits/neweeo-profe.html

    Video: http://www.indiana.edu/~uhrs/benefitsvideo/academic.html

    Brochure:  http://hr.iu.edu/pubs/books/IU-benefits_broch.pdf


    For more information about Indiana University Bloomington go to http://www.indiana.edu.

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