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History Librarian (Assistant or Associate Librarian)

Indiana University-Bloomington, Libraries, Arts and Humanities/University Libraries

Job Title: History Librarian (Assistant or Associate Librarian)
Job Location: Bloomington, IN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Humanities: other
Library administration, librarian
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description

History Librarian (Assistant or Associate Librarian)
Indiana University-Bloomington

Working in highly collegial and collaborative library, responsible for collection development, reference and research consultations, instruction, and general outreach; develop and manage library’s collections in History and other assigned subjects; serve as liaison to History Department and other assigned departments; provide reference and instruction in History and other assigned subjects; collaborate and coordinate with Arts & Humanities initiatives across campus such as the Arts & Humanities Council and the Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities.

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Job Requirements

Qualifications: Required:

ALA-accredited Master of Library Science (MLS) or advanced degree(s) in relevant subject areas and appropriate experience in an academic setting; at least two years professional experience in academic/research library; strong public service orientation; ability to work in team environment and build working relationships with campus colleagues; demonstrated knowledge of trends and issues in scholarly communication; familiarity with digital scholarship tools, methodologies, and initiatives that support scholarship in the humanities; experience in reference and instruction.


Demonstrated experience in digital scholarship or digital humanities; strong language skills in Hebrew; working (or bibliographic) knowledge of Yiddish; advanced degree in History; collection development and liaison experience in Religious Studies.

Information and Application Process Instructions

To apply:  

Review of applications will begin Friday, May 26, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at:

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to:

Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 201, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 - Phone: 812-855-8196 - Fax: 812-855-2576 -

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Jennifer Chaffin as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Jennifer Chaffin
Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library
Indiana University
1320 E. Tenth Street
Bloomington , IN 47405
United States
Phone: (812) 855-8196
Fax: (812) 855-2576

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