INFORMATION SERVICES LIBRARIAN
BALL STATE UNIVERSITY
Responsibilities: Provide specialized reference service to students, faculty, and others through in-person, telephone, and online, chat; provide individualized research consultation; provide outreach and service to the distance learning community; participate collaboratively with colleagues and faculty to develop, promote, and provide library instruction and information literacy; participate in collection development for print and electronic materials.
Minimum Qualifications: MLS/MLIS/MIS degree from an ALA accredited program; experience with electronic information services and library systems and their applications for information service and instruction; experience with and strong commitment to information service and library instruction; working knowledge of basic Microsoft Office applications, Web development tools, and social media; effective oral and written communication skills; assignment may require working some evenings and/or weekends.
Preferred qualifications: Additional advanced degrees; experience with web page design and development; experience with federal government publications; experience with legal reference; experience with small-screen mobile smart device applications; work experience in providing library services to a distance community; work experience in providing liaison services to selected academic departments. Salary up to $47,000 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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