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Technical Services Librarian

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Interested candidates may submit an application at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4798. 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 Librarian
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Kokomo Library
Position Summary

The Indiana University Kokomo Library seeks an energetic, collaborative and innovative librarian to provide leadership for the Library’s technical services functions and government documents collection. This entry-level, 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 found at: http://iuk.libguides.com/jobdescription.
Position is available January 2, 2018; start date is negotiable.

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://www.iuk.edu.

Indiana University Kokomo seeks faculty skilled at working with members of diverse cultures and committed to preparing students to be engaged members of an increasingly diverse society.

Indiana University Kokomo is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

Basic Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
MLS/MIS/MLIS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution
 Demonstrated knowledge of acquisitions and cataloging including Resource Description and Access (RDA), Library of Congress Subject Headings, Library of Congress Classification System, and MARC 21 Format for Authority Data
 Familiarity with integrated library system functions for technical 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 Pusnik, Digital User Experience Librarian, atthorpe@iuk.edu.

Additional Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
 Post-MLS library technical services work experience with increasing job responsibilities
 Experience working with a federal and/or state government document depository
 Excellent presentation and instruction skills and experience teaching information literacy competencies
 Supervisory experience

Salary and Rank
Special Instructions

Interested candidates may submit an application at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4798. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, and names of three references with their contact information.

For Best Consideration Date 11/24/2017
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