Information Services Librarian, Ball State University Libraries

Major responsibility: provide specialized reference service to students, faculty, and others through in-person, telephone, and online chat; provide individualized research consultation; provide outreach and service to the distance learning community; participate collaboratively with colleagues and faculty to develop, promote, and provide library instruction and information literacy; participate in collection development for print and electronic materials.

 A full job description is at: http://cms.bsu.edu/Academics/Libraries/About/Jobs/~/media/DepartmentalContent/Library/Jobs/InformationServicesLibrarianPosition.ashx 

Minimum qualifications: MLS/MLIS/MIS degree from an ALA accredited program at time of appointment; working knowledge of basic Microsoft Office and Web 2.0; experience with electronic information services and library systems and their applications for reference and instruction; experience with and strong commitment to reference service and library instruction; ability to work some evenings and/or weekends; effective oral and written communication skills.

Preferred qualifications: additional advanced degrees; experience with Web page design and development; experience with small-screen mobile smart device applications; experience with federal government publications; experience with legal reference.

Salary up to $44,225 plus excellent benefits.

Send letter of application, resume, transcript of graduate degree(s) (unofficial copies acceptable), and the names and contact information for three references (at least one of which is a current or former supervisor) to:  Dr. Arthur W. Hafner, Dean of University Libraries, Ball State University, Muncie, IN  47306 or to libsearch@bsu.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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