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Head, Education Library

Indiana University-Bloomington, Libraries

Job Title: Head, Education Library
Job Location: Bloomington, IN
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Library administration, librarian
Social & behavioral sciences
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Head, Education Library
Indiana University-Bloomington

Reporting to Head of Social Sciences, provide leadership for Indiana University Bloomington Libraries in development, delivery, assessment of library services as well as pursuing partnerships and opportunities to create meaningful co-curricular experiences for students on a residential campus; provide all necessary library support for and serve as liaison to all departments in School of Education, which will include but is not limited to development of new programs, support for research and publishing, support for teaching, support for grant funding, and collection development; will join the Social Sciences department which is comprised of Head of Social Sciences, Head of Business and School of Public and Environmental Affairs Information Commons, Government Documents Librarian, GIS Librarian, Business Instruction Librarian, 1 professional staff, 5-6 support staff, and a team of temporary hourly staff in delivering library Social Sciences services across the campus.†

Responsibilities: Lead IU Librariesí services for the School of Education including workshops and programming for graduate students and pre-service teachers, course-integrated information literacy instruction, and support for research; should be capable of developing library services, collections, and spaces that support student learning and research including: provision of services including supporting engagement of campus partners and delivery of student-focused services in the space; provide support for and help faculty meet their needs for open access publishing, data management, bibliographic citation management tools, and general and discipline-specific reference service; develop appropriate web-based resources and for the librariesí web site and university-wide learning management system, specifically Libguides.†

For complete posting with additional responsibilities, required and preferred qualifications, and benefit programs information go to†††††

For more information about Indiana University Bloomington go to††

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


ALA-accredited Masterís degree or advanced degree in relevant field; minimum of two years of experience in a research library setting; demonstrated ability to lead and mentor team of professional consultants for teaching and learning; teaching experience and demonstrated knowledge of learning and educational theories, instructional design, pedagogy, and assessment principles for effective information literacy instruction; ability to meet requirements of tenure-track librarian position.


Supervisory experience; experience using education and curriculum resources; collection development, reference, and instruction experience in an academic setting; additional graduate degree in a relevant discipline.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Review of applications will begin Friday, February 24, 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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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: 8128558196
Fax: 812-855-2576

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