Business Librarian

The Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library ( seeks a creative and energetic individual to serve in a tenure-track position as liaison to the nationally ranked Kelley School of Business at IUPUI.

This librarian is responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with faculty and students in the business school, as well as other hybrid degree programs encompassing skills and topics from the business field.  Responsibilities include designing and implementing instructional strategies and materials, developing discipline-related collections, providing research consultation to students, faculty, and staff, and enhancing faculty awareness of trends in scholarly communication including Library related services.

Ranked 5th by U.S. News and World Report in “Up-and-Coming National Universities,” IUPUI is an urban research and health sciences campus with 20 schools and 250 degree programs.  Located in downtown Indianapolis, a diverse and affordable mid-sized city, IUPUI serves more than 30,000 students annually.  The vision of the IUPUI University Library is to be the innovative leader among urban university libraries.  Focused on transforming the lives of our community members by facilitating discovery, creativity, teaching, learning and research, the University Library actively partners in the transformation of information to new and more accessible formats. With a full-time staff of 80 and a budget in excess of $9.5 million, the IUPUI University Library serves more than 800,000 visitors annually, 10 percent of whom are community users.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to student success, the potential to fulfill the requirements for promotion and tenure, the ability to work effectively in a collaborative organization, and an understanding of IUPUI’s mission, “to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.”

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited Library/Information Science program.
  • Educational background in relevant field.
  • Experience with business research tools/databases and information literacy instruction.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results in a collaborative work environment.
  • Experience with reference consultation and services.
  • Experience with collection development.
  • Familiarity with digital transformation processes and scholarly communications issues.

Minimum salary is $46,500 with additional funding for professional development and travel. Benefits include 22 vacation days, 9 paid holidays, health/dental insurance options, and retirement contributions of 10% to either TIAA-CREF or Fidelity plans.  A start-up package includes $10,000 for moving and additional professional development expenses.

Deadline for applications is June 15, 2015.  The position is available September 1, 2015.  Please forward a resume, contact information for four references (include name, title, telephone number, and e-mail address) and a letter of application discussing your ability to contribute to student success at IUPUI and the strengths you will bring to the position.  Submit application materials electronically to Teresa McCurry at the following email address:

As part of Indiana University, IUPUI University Library is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, hiring, promoting, educating, and providing services to persons based upon their individual qualifications. Our policy at IUPUI prohibits discrimination against anyone for reasons of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, and covered veterans.

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