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Education and Outreach Librarian

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Reporting to Associate Director and Head of Lilly Library Public Services:  provide leadership and direction in design, delivery, and assessment of innovative methods of teaching with special collections for Public Services Department; in collaboration with other members of Public Services Department, provide high quality instruction using special collections materials to diverse audiences, principally undergraduate and graduate students; collaborate with faculty and other library and campus partners to develop innovative teaching strategies utilizing information technologies and special collections materials; in collaboration with Head of Public Services, manage Lilly Library social media and related communications; provide reference services for specialized areas and on back-up basis, including weekends.

Qualifications: Required:
Master’s degree in Library and/or Information Science from ALA-accredited graduate program; minimum one year full-time experience providing public services in special collections repository to diverse clientele including faculty, undergraduate and graduate students; demonstrated experience teaching with special collections and commitment to promoting the appreciation and use of special collections materials to a variety of audiences; understanding of significance of original artifacts and nature and value of primary materials for learning, teaching, research, and outreach.

Preferred: Additional graduate degree in discipline related to collections of Lilly Library; knowledge of instructional design, pedagogy, assessment principles for effective instruction; knowledge of history of the book and the book arts and of methods and materials that have been used to create and disseminate archival and non-print materials.

Salary and Benefits: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and education; benefits include university healthcare plan, university-funded base retirement plan, 100% university paid group life insurance plan, and a generous paid time off plan.  Tenure-track academic appointment that includes eligibility for sabbatical leaves. 

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To apply:  Applications will be accepted through June 20, 2014.  Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: 
https://indiana.peopleadmin.com.  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.  E-mail: libpers@indiana.edu. For 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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