Job Postings - Support Staff

To apply for any one of the following positions, please go to the University Human Resources website. Applications sent directly to our office will not be taken into consideration.


Position Title:Document Delivery / AIP Assistant
Position Number: 00019405
Classification: SS0D
Posting Number: 02573P

This is a 100% FTE Position

Summary: Works with teams in both the Document Delivery Services (DDS) and the ALF Internal Processing (AIP) departments.  Processes requests, which includes verifying the accuracy and availability of items requested; determining the accuracy of bibliographic information; maintaining production quotas; resolving or referring problems as appropriate; corresponding with lending institutions; assisting in the retrieval of items from the shelves; updating electronic records; and packing material for transport.  Assists with supervision of temporary employees by participating in the hiring and training process; assigning and overseeing daily work; and assisting in scheduling, correcting, and evaluating.  Helps patrons or other units locate materials, explains policies, resolves request errors/difficulties, and refers users to other information sources. Acts as back up to other assistants in related duties. 

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required

Required: High school diploma or GED.  One year of library experience.  Knowledge of library procedures and resources; ability to process detailed work accurately; strong computer skills, including familiarity with e-mail, Internet applications, database searching, and working knowledge of word processing, database, and spreadsheet software;  ability to effectively organize tasks and manage time; demonstrated problem-solving abilities; ability to pay attention to detail and follow established guidelines; ability to maintain a high level of productivity;  ability to perform tasks independently as well as work as part of a team; excellent oral and written communication skills; and good interpersonal skills.  Ability to retrieve items from the stacks, which can involve lifting, stacking, pushing, pulling, bending, etc.

Physical Requirements: A variety of physical activity is required including long periods of sedentary work, as well as physically challenging work requiring standing, walking, pushing, lifting, carrying, bending, squatting, stair climbing, etc. Must be able to retrieve items from the stacks, which can involve lifting, stacking, pushing, pulling, bending, etc. Extended visual exertion in computer use, back and neck exertion due to movement of heavy materials and computer use. Repeatedly climb stairs to communicate with patrons and other library departments.


Position Title: Monograph Acquisitions Coordinator
Position Number:00019218
Classification: SS0D
Posting Number: 02406P

This is a 100% FTE Position

Summary: >; Coordinates and processes the order, receipt, and basic cataloging of monograph materials in all Western European languages and multiple formats, including ebooks, for Bloomington and five regional campus libraries.  Oversees and prepares bibliographic records from vendors or creates brief bibliographic records according to departmental standards and local policies to prepare for order and receipt process; completes elementary cataloging of monograph materials; completes searches of national databases and imports bibliographic and authority records in to the local database when necessary. Supervises students, including hiring, training, evaluating, developing projects, and revising work.  Participates in department, division, and section meetings; participates in unit responsibilities for special project work.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required

Required: High school diploma or GED and one year library experience. Required knowledge, skills, and abilities: Knowledge of library procedures and resources; and strong computer skills including experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook). Strong organizational and time management skills; demonstrated ability to investigate and resolve problems independently and effectively; ability to work accurately with detailed information; and ability to maintain a high level of productivity. Demonstrated dependability and flexibility; excellent oral and written communication skills; and good interpersonal skills including an ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with supervisors and peers in a team environment.

Preferred:  Library acquisitions experience in an online environment; familiarity with Symphony and OCLC; knowledge of book industry; and experience working in an integrated and complex library system.

Physical Requirements: Ability to lift and open boxes of books which include bending, stretching and lifting heavy books, loading, pushing and pulling heavy book trucks and stooping.


Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. Indiana University has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates with diverse cultural backgrounds.

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