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Head, Fine Arts Library

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Seeking dynamic, innovative, service oriented individual for Head, Fine Arts Library position at Indiana University Bloomington Libraries. Reporting to Head of Arts and Humanities Department, oversee operation of Fine Arts Library and work closely with students and faculty in School of Fine Arts/History of Art. Responsibilities: Develop Libraries’ collections in areas of visual arts, art history, architecture, design and related disciplines; consult and collaborate with faculty and other librarians in purchasing decisions, as needed; review and document gifts from individual donors and IU Art Museum exchange program gifts; maintain awareness of research practices and teaching needs of those in Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts in order to better position and promote Library’s space, services, and collections. Qualifications: Required: ALA-accredited Master’s degree in Library Science (MLS) or equivalent education or experience; degree in art history, fine arts, or a related field; reading or bibliographic knowledge of French, German, or Italian; knowledge of and experience using major electronic and print art reference tools and resources. Preferred: Three or more years’ experience in academic or research library; knowledge of instructional design, pedagogy, and assessment principles for effective information literacy instruction. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education; benefits include a university healthcare plan, university-funded base retirement plan, a 100% university paid group life insurance plan, and a generous paid time off plan. This is a tenure-track academic appointment that includes eligibility for sabbatical leaves. To see a complete copy of the posting with additional responsibilities, qualifications, benefits go to: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/index.php?pageId=1410. To apply: Review of applications begins on March 11, 2013. Position remains open until filled. Send letter of application, professional vita, names/addresses/ telephone numbers of four references 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. E-mail: libpers@indiana.edu. More information about Indiana University Bloomington, go to http://www.iub.edu. Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Indiana University has a strong commitment to principles of diversity and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
 
 

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