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Technical Services & Government Documents Librarian

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Interested candidates may submit an application at: Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, and names of three references with their contact information.

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Technical Services & Government Documents Librarian
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Kokomo Library
Position Summary

The Indiana University Kokomo Library invites applications for the position of Technical Services & Government Documents Librarian. The IU Kokomo Library seeks an energetic, collaborative and innovative librarian to provide strategic leadership for the Library’s technical services functions and government documents collection. This tenure-track position is responsible for planning, managing, supervising and evaluating the Library’s technical services functions; including budgeting, acquisitions, cataloging, and collection maintenance. Departmental liaison activities include teaching, learning and research support for assigned areas. A full description of the position responsibilities and expectations may be accessed from This position will start in January 2018.

One of eight campuses of Indiana University, Indiana University Kokomo is a comprehensive non-residential campus located 50 miles north of Indianapolis in Kokomo, Indiana, a city with a population of approximately 55,000. Committed to student success, the campus serves approximately 3,100 students from a 14 county area in north central Indiana. IU Kokomo has approximately 260 faculty and staff, and offers Associate, Baccalaureate, and Masters Degrees. Additional information about Indiana University Kokomo may be found at http:/

Basic Qualifications

MLS/MIS/MLIS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution
• Demonstrated experience in acquisitions and cataloging
• Working knowledge of Resource Description and Access (RDA), the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules (AACR2), Library of Congress Subject Headings, Library of Congress Classification System, MARC 21 format for Bibliographic Data, MARC 21 format for Authority Data, and the CONSER (Cooperative Serials Program) editing guide, and OCLC Connexion client software
• Familiarity with integrated library system functions for technical services, preferably those functions for SirsiDynix Symphony WorkFlows
• Demonstrated ability to plan and evaluate library collections and services
• Commitment to inclusion with an understanding of the library needs of a diverse community
• Demonstrated ability to work productively, independently and collaboratively
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing
• Collegial attitude and enthusiasm for innovation
• Commitment to professional development and service in order to meet the requirements for tenure and promotion
• Availability for occasional evening and weekend work

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process may be directed to Angie Thorpe, Digital User Experience Librarian,

Additional Qualifications

• Minimum two years post-MLS library technical services work experience with increasing job responsibilities
• Minimum one year working with a federal and/or state government document depository
• Excellent presentation and instruction skills and experience teaching information literacy competencies
• Supervisory experience
• Educational background in business, education or social sciences

Salary and Rank
Special Instructions

Interested candidates may submit an application at: Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, and names of three references with their contact information.

For Best Consideration Date 08/18/2017
Expected Start Date 01/02/2018
OAA # KO1317

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. List Of References
Optional Documents