Collections Development and Assessment Librarian
Ball State University
Ball State University Libraries is accepting applications for a Collection Development and Assessment Librarian.
Ball State University Libraries include Bracken Library and branch libraries in the Cooper Science Building and Architecture Building. The Libraries employ 48 professionals and 68 staff employees. With over 1.2 million volumes and 300 databases, the Libraries provide access to a full spectrum of scholarly resources and also offers vibrant learning space for over 1.3 million
Position function: Perform activities related to developing and sustaining University Libraries electronic and physical resource collections to meet user needs for teaching, learning and research, including material selection, deselection, preservation, evaluation and assessment; coordinate pre-order activities for new e-resource acquisition, including trials and licensing;
serve as collection development liaison for assigned academic departments; coordinate library shared print, long-term storage, and cooperative collections development initiatives.
Minimum qualifications: MLS/MLIS/MIS from an ALA accredited program at time of appointment. Experience with library collection development, acquisitions, or related area; experience with library automated systems and services. Effective oral and written communication skills; working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred qualifications: Additional advanced degrees.
Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/17636 . Include the following documents with your application: cover letter to Ms. Sharon Roberts, resume and please note this posting requires transcripts (even if obtained at Ball State University), at time of application. The transcript must show the date that the degree was conferred from the granting institution in order for the applicant to be moved forward in the interview/hiring process. Original, official transcripts will be required at time of hire. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through July 24, 2019.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/professional-staff
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.