Professional Position Vacancies
HEAD OF INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAMS
BALL STATE UNIVERSITY
Responsibilities: Provide leadership to the instruction and information literacy programs for the University Libraries, including planning, promoting, coordinating, and assessing; provide course-related and other instruction; provide liaison and reference service.
Minimum Qualifications: MLS/MLIS/MIS degree from an ALA accredited program at time of appointment; working knowledge of basic Microsoft Office applications; minimum of two years of post-degree experience in planning and providing information literacy sessions, including providing instruction in a classroom setting; knowledge of and experience with information resources; knowledge of information literacy trends and developments; knowledge of emerging instruction technologies; public service (reference) experience; supervisory experience; effective oral and written communication skills; ability to work evenings and/or weekends.
Preferred qualifications: Additional advanced degrees; evidence of increasingly responsible professional experience in an academic or public library; experience in leading library instruction services and information literacy programs; experience in training others to provide information literacy sessions; supervisory experience of professionals or classified staff. Salary up to $50,000 plus excellent benefits. Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Send cover letter, resume, transcript of graduate degree(s) (unofficial copies acceptable), and the names and contact information for three references (at least one of which is a current or former supervisor) to: University Libraries Dean’s Office, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306 or to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (www.bsu.edu/library)
Ball State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.
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