Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Communication & Collections

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Created: September 2, 2016


Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Communication & CollectionsThe Iowa State University Library seeks a strong leader to shape and direct the work the of the Collections & Technical Services Division and lead scholarly communication efforts for the Library.

For complete text, qualifications and application instructions:, posting number 60339P.

ISU students, staff, and faculty strive to overcome historical and divisive biases in our society.  Library staff must embrace an environment of inclusion that moves beyond simple tolerance to recognizing the richness in individual identities of people, and diverse perspectives.  Iowa State University is an EO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Vets status.

About Iowa State University:
Iowa State University is a premier land grant institution located in Ames in the heart of Iowa. Ames celebrates all four seasons and activities to accompany each of them. Ski trails, golf courses, aquatic centers and orchards are plentiful. Ames has over 30 parks (encompassing 750 acres), 13 park shelters, dog parks and miles of bicycle and walking trails. As of the 2010 Census, the Ames population was nearly 59,000, and in 2014, CNN Money placed Ames at no. 8 on the list of top 50 best small cities in the country. Ranked no. 5 on the list of 100 Smartest Cities in America Study, no surprise that Ames and surrounding school districts are recognized nationally for quality education, low teacher-student ratios, and reading and math proficiency.

Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation, ISU is one of three Iowa Regent’s institutions. Over 16,000 employees serve a population of over 34,000 students. Iowa State is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and the University Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA).

The campus boasts amenities like Art on Campus, a collection of over 2,000 works of public art, including Grant Wood’s largest murals located in Parks Library and many pieces by Sticks, Inc., founded by renowned artist and Ames native Sarah Grant. lists the William Robert Parks and Ellen Sorge Parks Library at no. 16 on the list of the 50 Most Amazing College Libraries.

Visit the City of Ames, Iowa State University and the University Library for additional information.


Published: Friday, September 2, 2016 14:19 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:40 UTC