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Diversity Resident: Scholarly Communication Librarian
Indiana University - Bloomington

Date Posted Jun. 6, 2022
Title Diversity Resident: Scholarly Communication Librarian
University Indiana University - Bloomington
Bloomington, IN, United States
Department Indiana University Libraries
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Library Sciences (all categories)

Diversity Resident: Scholarly Communication Librarian

The Indiana University Libraries invites applications for a Scholarly Communication Librarian as a part of the IU Libraries second cohort of the Diversity Residency Program. Designed for a new or early-career individual, this three-year appointed visiting librarian position provides opportunities for the incumbent to apply professional knowledge and skills, develop a professional network, and gain valuable experience toward career goals and opportunities in academic librarianship. As a member of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Diversity Alliance (, the IU Libraries’ Diversity Residents are part of a cohort established by ACRL Diversity Alliance member libraries. The purpose of the resident program is to provide underrepresented racial and ethnic candidates with professional positions, engage them in professional learning and service at Indiana University, and support their success in academic librarianship.

Responsibilities: Promote the Libraries culture of diversity and inclusion, and support the values outlined in the IUB Libraries Diversity Strategic Plan; Work collaboratively with the Open Education Librarian; Promote the department’s CV service program through outreach and education; Serve as the conduit between developers in Library Technologies and users of IUSW.

Required Qualifications: ALA-accredited graduate degree in library or information science; or an advanced degree in a relevant discipline and appropriate experience in an academic setting will also be considered. Those earning degrees by August 2022 will be considered. Early career individuals and those from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply; Demonstrated understanding of, and the ability to promote, the Libraries’ culture of diversity and inclusion, and support the values outlined in the Libraries Strategic Plan (, and the Libraries’ Diversity Strategic Plan (; Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a highly collaborative environment.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to articulate career goals within academic librarianship and relevant to the field of scholarly communication; Demonstrated interest in broader discussions and topics around scholarly communication.

TO APPLY: Applications received by June 22, 2022, will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: Jennifer Chaffin, Director of Human Resources, Libraries Human Resources, Herman B Wells Library 205, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 - Phone: 812-855-8196 - Fax: 812-855-2576 - Email: Expected start date: August 1, 2022. For more information about Indiana University Bloomington go to

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.



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