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Librarian for Arts and Humanities
Indiana University

Date Posted Jan. 24, 2024
Title Librarian for Arts and Humanities
University Indiana University
Bloomington, IN, United States
Department Indiana University Libraries
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Library Sciences (all categories)

Librarian for Arts and Humanities

Indiana University Libraries seeks an innovative, collaborative, and creative Research and Instruction Librarian for the Arts and Humanities to connect and support faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students with services and resources and provide assistance across several arts and humanities subjects. Subjects that will be a part of this librarian’s portfolio include History, Religious Studies, and Jewish Studies, with opportunities to take on other subject responsibilities depending on interest.

We envision the librarian in this position having knowledge and expertise in humanities research methodologies through interest, experience, or degrees, preferably some combination thereof, and collaborating with faculty members, researchers, and students across the entire lifecycle of research and scholarship.

Responsibilities: Promote the IU Libraries culture of diversity and inclusion and support the values outlined in the IUB Libraries Diversity Strategic Plan, Actively engage with faculty, instructors, students, and colleagues to establish partnerships, build strong working relationships, and support various teaching and research needs.

Qualifications: Applicants are encouraged to think broadly and communicate how their skills and experiences transfer to the qualifications in ways that may not be obvious. ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science; candidates with an advanced degree in a relevant subject and appropriate experience in an academic setting will also be considered,

Demonstrated commitment to fostering an environment of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates do not need to meet all preferred qualifications to be considered for this position. Grounding in historical scholarship and methods, Experience with supporting citation management

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TO APPLY: Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications received by February 23, 2024, will receive full consideration, but the search 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: April 1, 2024. Please note that this date is flexible. For more information about Indiana University Bloomington, go to For information about working and living in Bloomington, Indiana:

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.

Before a conditional offer of employment with tenure is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.”

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