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Art, Architecture and Design Librarian

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

Job Title: Art, Architecture and Design Librarian
Job Location: Bloomington , IN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Design (all areas) & architecture
Humanities: other
Library administration, librarian
Arts: visual & performing arts
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
Date Posted: 2017-06-23

Job Description

Art, Architecture and Design Librarian
Indiana University-Bloomington

Reporting to the Head of the Arts and Humanities Department develop and manage the library’s collections related to Art, Architecture, and Design; serve as liaison to the School of Art + Design; provide reference and instruction for the School of Art + Design and arts more generally; collaborate and coordinate with Arts and Humanities initiatives across campus such as the Arts & Humanities Council and the Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities; serve as an active member of the Libraries’ Arts and Humanities Department and help shape the department’s direction; collaborate with archival and special collections units as well as the Lilly Library to connect archival and general collections into seamless Arts and Humanities outreach; collaborate with other library departments, such as Social Sciences, Area Studies, Teaching and Learning, Digital Collections Services, and Scholarly Communications on services and initiatives.

Job Requirements


ALA-accredited Master of Library Science (MLS) or advanced degree(s) in relevant subject areas and appropriate experience in an academic setting; two or more years of professional experience in an academic/research library; strong public service orientation; ability to work in a team environment and build working relationships with campus colleagues; demonstrated knowledge of trends and issues in scholarly communication;  experience in reference and instruction.


Demonstrated experience in digital scholarship or digital humanities; advanced degree in a discipline related to Art, Architecture or Design; experience as subject liaison in the field of Art, Architecture or Design; a minimum of three years of collection development experience in subject areas related to Art, Architecture, or Design; familiarity with digital scholarship tools, methodologies and initiatives that support new scholarship in Art, Architecture and Design, for instance image-mining, form-finding techniques, computational geometry, or computer simulation.

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Information and Application Process Instructions

Review of applications will begin Friday, July 28, 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 - Email: 

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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
1320 E. 10th Street, Indiana University
Bloomington , IN 47401
United States
Phone: 812-855-8196
Fax: 812-855-2576

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