Indiana University South Bend
Visiting Assistant Librarian, Student Success
Part Time or Full Time
Location of organization
South Bend, Indiana
Position & Job Description
This is a twelve-month position reporting to the Director of Research, Instruction and Outreach.
The IU South Bend Libraries seek a Student Success Librarian to contribute to our growing instruction program and to further our commitment to student success.
Duties and Responsibilities of Job
- Serve as a subject librarian to designated departments (Health Sciences & SocialSciences).
- Involves instruction, outreach, reference service, and collection development. Work with faculty to integrate information literacy into their course assignments for tagged courses (general education requirement).
- Teaches two sections of Q110 Introduction to Information Literacy 1-credit course.
- Collaborate with campus partners that support the first-year experience, and student success initiatives, to coordinate meaningful and welcoming activities that foster student engagement and a sense of belonging.
- Develop outreach programming for undergraduate students, including study break programming during exams and orientation events.
- Provides instruction, research assistance, and other reference services face-to-face and online, including evening and weekends.
- Develops and maintains online research guides and other instructional materials.
- Perform other, relevant duties as needed/required.
Required Job Application Skills
- MLS or equivalent from an ALA-accredited program. Master’s degree or equivalent must be awarded by August 30, 2021.
- Demonstrated experience in reference and instruction services, preferably in an academic library.
Preferred Job Application Skills
- Knowledge of a variety of information resources across disciplines and fields,especially in the health sciences.
- Knowledge of contributing factors to student persistence, success, and retention in graduate education.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills that display consideration for diverse backgrounds and communication styles.
- Ability to work both independently and collegially with others in a collaborative environment.
- Commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment and workplace and an ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student population.
- Experience with, or demonstrated knowledge of, engaging in outreach initiatives
Julie Feighery's email
How To Apply (link and instructions)
Apply at the Indiana University website.
Date that Application Closes
Potential Salary & Benefits