• Employer Name: Ball State University
  • Post Date: September 6, 2019
  • Apply Before: November 10, 2019
TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter, resume, and three references
Job Title

Information Services Librarian (Night)

Ball State University Libraries include Bracken Library and branch libraries in theCooper Science Building, Architecture Building and Health Professions 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 annual visitors.


Position function:  Provides pecialized reference service to the campus and local community through in-person, telephone, online, and virtual chat means; provide individualized research consultation; participate in collection development for print and electronic materials; work collaboratively with colleagues and faculty to develop, promote, and provide library instruction and information literacy.


Minimum qualifications: MLS/MLIS/MIS degree from an ALA accreditedprogram at time of appointment.

Experience with electronic information services and library systems and their applications for referenceand instruction; experience with and strong commitment to reference service and library instruction.  Working knowledge of basic Microsoft Office applications; effective oral and written communication skills; ability to work a night assignment, Sunday through Thursday, currently 2 PM – 11 PM. 


Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.


Preferred qualifications: Additional advanced degrees.  Experience with online research tools andguides; experience with federal government publications; experience with legalreference.


Apply online at:  http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/18931.  Include the following documents with yourapplication:  resume, cover letter addressed to Ms. Suzanne Rice and transcripts are required (even if obtained atBSU) at time of application, showing degree program in which applicant is enrolled. Original, official transcripts showing degree conferred are required at time of hire. Degree verification will be conducted.   Review of applications will begin immediatelyand will be accepted through October 7, 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 memberof 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 supportedby 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 programand extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.  For further information regarding benefits please visit:



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.


Job Detail
  • Offered SalaryDepends on Qualification
  • Employer NameBall State University
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