Title Student Services Librarian
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Law Library
The Jerome Hall Law Library is seeking outstanding and enthusiastic applicants
for the position of Student Services Librarian. The Law Library serves the 650
students and more than 60 faculty members of the IU Maurer School of Law, the
students and faculty of the larger Bloomington campus, and the public.
The Jerome Hall Law Library is a strikingly beautiful library with an
extensive collection. It is also part of the network of IU libraries, giving
users ready access to millions of items. IU Bloomington is frequently cited as
one of the prettiest campuses in the U.S., and Bloomington itself is a
vibrant, much-loved college town nestled in the hills of southern Indiana. For
those who want a big city, Indianapolis is only an hour or so away.
Develop, implement, and evaluate services and experiences for law students to
enhance their legal research knowledge and skills.
Provide support to student-run law journals in use of library resources and
serve as liaison for journal content on Digital Repository
Design and implement assessments of student satisfaction with the library and
solicit suggestions for improvements in services.
Teach Advanced Legal Research (2 credit survey course) and Advanced Legal
Research: Special Topics (1 credit focused topical course).
Participate in additional teaching responsibilities of the reference
Share in the provision of reference services, both remotely and in person, to
law school faculty and students, the university community, and the general
public as part of the Public Services team.
Participate in other duties of the Public Services team, including
instructional library tours and orientations.
Participate in library administrative staff meetings, Public Services team
meetings, and other meetings as necessary.
Other duties as needed.
MLS from an ALA-accredited library school, required
JD from an ABA-accredited law school, required
Coursework or some experience in legal research, preferred
Ability to meet university tenure standards for librarians,
https: // libraries.indiana.edu/file/promotion-and-tenure-criteria-iub-
Demonstrated familiarity with and understanding of research materials in all
Strong service attitude and ability to work both independently as well as
collaboratively in a team environment
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to multi-task
Department Contact for Questions
Questions concerning the position or the application process may be directed
to Ashley Ahlbrand, Associate Director for Public Services,
Salary and Rank
Application materials should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae
or résumé, and contact information for three references. Interested candidates
should submit their application to
https: // indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/12278. Applications received by
February 18, 2022, will receive full consideration. Anticipated start date is
July 1, 2022. Questions concerning the position or the application process may
be directed to Ashley Ahlbrand, Associate Director for Public Services,
For Best Consideration Date 02/18/2022
Expected Start Date 07/01/2022
OAA # 22201-08
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Letter of Application
List Of References