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Learning Commons Librarian (Assistant or Associate Librarian)

Indiana University-Bloomington, Libraries

Job Title: Learning Commons Librarian (Assistant or Associate Librarian)
Job Location: Bloomington , IN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Library administration, librarian
Other Professional fields
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
Date Posted: 2017-11-28
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Learning Commons Librarian (Assistant or Associate Librarian)
Indiana University-Bloomington

Responsibilities: establish and engage in collaborative working relationships with library, campus, community partners to support teaching and learning mission of Learning Commons; develop and maintain knowledge of instructional practices, teaching methodologies, instructional tools, learning environments; develop, teach, assess library instruction initiatives; lead group of campus partners who provide services in the Learning Commons; build upon the partnerships to develop student-centered learning opportunities and programs; hire, train, supervise graduate students who provide instructional initiatives in the Learning Commons, including library instruction sessions, tours, and one-on-one research consultations; lead ongoing and long-term assessment of the Learning Commonsí spaces in order to make informed decisions for sustained success and future innovations; oversee promotion of library instruction initiatives in the Learning Commons; promote Librariesí culture of diversity and inclusion, support the values outlined in IU Bloomingtonís Campus Bicentennial Strategic Plan (, the Libraries Strategic Plan (, and the Librariesí Diversity Strategic Plan ( ).

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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.

Job Requirements


Required: ALA accredited masterís degree in library or information science; candidates with advanced degree in relevant subject area and appropriate experience in academic setting will also be considered; minimum of two years of experience with reference and/or instruction in an academic library or higher education; demonstrated knowledge of instructional design, pedagogy, and assessment principles for effective information literacy instruction; demonstrated evidence of designing and implementing student-centered services and instruction.; ability to work in team environment, lead collaboratively, and build working relationships with library and campus colleagues; ability to meet requirements of tenure-track librarian position (; understanding and valuing of diversity and the importance of inclusion as demonstrated through a commitment to apply and incorporate the differences, complexities, and opportunities that diversity brings to an organization.

Preferred: Supervisory experience.

Information and Application Process Instructions

To apply: Applications received by Friday, January 12, 2018 will be given full consideration.

Position remains open until filled.

Interested candidates should review application requirements and submit their application at

Questions regarding position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 205, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 - Phone: 812-855-8196 - Fax: 812-855-2576 - Email:

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

Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources
Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library
1320 E. 10th Street, Indiana University
Bloomington , IN 47403
United States
Phone: 812-855-8196
Fax: 812-855-2576

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