• Regional Librarian - Indianapolis

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Job ID
    2018-106277
    Institution
    Chamberlain University
    Department
    Academics
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    U.S. - Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    In this position you will serve as a resource to Chamberlain University's students and faculty in accessing library resources on-ground and virtually.

     

    Location: This position is based at our Indianapolis Campus and the ideal candidate will reside in the area. You will also be responsible for our 3 campus libraries in Illinois, which will require travel at least 2 times per year.

    Responsibilities

    • Prepares short and long term recommendations for our libraries so that are thorough, timely, accurate, and cost-effective. These recommendations include, but are not limited to, new resource acquisitions and new and/or improved services.
    • Prepares recommendations for library services provided to students that will enhance information literacy objectives. These recommendations include, but are not limited to, library services integration into eCollege, developing information literacy instruction models for students and new and/or improved online library services.
    • Regularly visits designated campuses, as needed.
    • Evaluates instructional resources for potential to enhance online instruction. Makes recommendations that are evidence-based and cost-effective.
    • Assists in ensuring that the library and the information services for which the library is responsible meet accreditation standards.
    • Serves as liaison between the library and appropriate groups within the organization. Promotes library services to appropriate groups.
    • Provides regular detailed reports of library services activities.
    • Provides efficient and effective remote reference and research services through web-based venues
    • Participates effectively in the development and implementation of library orientation and instructional programs. Participates effectively in informal and formal patron instruction in database searching and library skills
    • Keeps current in the library and information science field through reading and attendance at professional meetings and training programs as funding permits. Participates in professional organizations.
    • Completes other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Critical features of this job are described under Essential Duties and Responsibilities. They may be, however, subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    • ALA accredited Master's degree in library science/library and information science
    • 0-2 years of experience in an academic library
    • Well versed in innovative library sources, services, and technology
    • Well versed in APA and writing
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Comfortable with presenting to large group of students and faculty
    • Ability to work independently in a remote environment
    • Ability to travel to designated campuses in Illinois, as needed (at least 2 times per year)
    • Ability to work well with a diverse range of patrons in a virtual environment (i.e., including online chat)
    • Ability to work 1 evening and 1 weekend day every week

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

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    Who We Are

    The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com.

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