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Illinois State University
Illinois, United States
6 days ago
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Job Summary

The Head of Library Liaison Services supervises Milner Library liaison librarians and coordinates their activities, including assigning liaison areas, analyzing liaison workloads, establishing best practices for effective liaison relationships, evaluating liaison effectiveness, and promoting the integration of library goals and objectives. Additionally, the position serves as the liaison to one or more academic departments and/or co-curricular areas and participates in providing information and research assistance.

This is a 12-month, tenure-track position. Milner Library faculty have responsibilities in the areas of librarianship, scholarly and creative activities, and services as outlined in Illinois State University Faculty Appointment, Salary, Promotion and Tenure Policies ( and Milner Library’s College and Department Faculty Status Committee’s Criteria for Evaluation, Promotion, and Tenure.

Additional Information

Illinois State University,, was founded in 1857 as Illinois’ first public university. We enroll approximately 21,000 students in six colleges. Our new strategic plan, Excellence by Design: 2024-2029, lists our seven core values: Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship; Individualized Attention; Equity, Diversity, Access, and Belonging; Collaboration; Community and Civic Engagement; Respect; and Integrity. By acting on these values, we create a learning environment that results in our university being the first-choice public university in Illinois for high-achieving, motivated students who seek an individualized educational experience combined with the resources of a large university. Learn more about Illinois State’s Metrics of Excellence at

Bloomington-Normal: Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a metro population of approximately 172,000. The community is also home to Illinois Wesleyan University, Heartland Community College, St. Joseph Medical Center, Carle BroMenn Medical Center, COUNTRY Financial, State Farm Insurance’s International Headquarters, Central Illinois Regional Airport, and electric truck manufacturer Rivian Motors. The community has distinguished itself for its outstanding school systems, and its citizens’ high level of educational attainment, as well as its parks and recreation, health care, vibrant fine arts scene, job growth, economic opportunity, historic sites, and low crime rates. Bloomington made Livability’s top 100 Best Places to Live (2024) and ranked No. 3 on College Values Online’s list of Best Small College Towns in America (2024). Bloomington-Normal is conveniently located about three hours from Indianapolis; two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis; and an hour from Peoria, Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, and Springfield. Many of these locations are accessible from Bloomington-Normal via Amtrak, which is located one block from Illinois State’s campus. For more information on our community, visit

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

This is a 12-month faculty position. The salary starts at $85,000 (minimum) and is commensurate with qualifications and experience, including 24 vacation days and 11 paid holidays per year. See the Illinois State University Human Resources site ( for more information on benefits.

Preferred Qualifications

• Demonstrated supervisory experience of subject specialist library faculty members with liaison responsibilities
• Demonstrated success with the practice of embedded librarianship
• Demonstrated success with research consultation models
• Demonstrated experience with methods of assessment and evaluation of library liaison services and activities

Work Hours

Generally Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with occasional weekend and evening hours as business needs dictate

Proposed Starting Date

As soon as available

Required Applicant Documents

Please prepare in advance separate documents representing a cover letter, reference list (specifically, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references), and resume/C.V. to attach to this application.

Please Note: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

Initial application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted.

Contact Information for Applicants

Leta Janssen


Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree from ALA-accredited graduate program or ALA-recognized international equivalent
• At least five years of professional librarianship experience
• At least three years of experience as a librarian with one or more assigned liaison responsibilities
• Demonstrated experience with reference/research services and library instruction
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (verbal, written, and public presentations) with stakeholders, including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and community members who use the library
• Demonstrated success applying existing and emerging technologies to support library public services
• Knowledge of relevant trends in higher education and library liaison services
• Evidence of strong commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access.
• Demonstrated knowledge with the tenure and promotion process
• Potential to meet university requirements for tenure, including scholarly or creative activities and service

Job ID: 74272263

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