Work here! Part Time Position in Library’s Public Services Department

Part Time Position in Public Services Posted to Hiring Site

The library recently posted one part-time, temporary Staff position, Public Services Assistant – Part Time, No Benefits, to the ISU hiring site. Applications will be accepted until February 22, 2021 at this direct link:

Public Services Assistant – Part Time, No BenefitsSupervises Public Services area per schedule; conveys factual information in response to inquiries made by students, faculty, staff, nonaffiliated patrons, other ISU units, and other institutions. Responds to emergencies calmly and efficiently, exercises considerable judgment within established procedures and guidelines. Uses discretion, independent action and judgment to analyze facts, make decisions, and take action to maintain a safe library environment. In cooperation with other staff members, supervises and trains student staff, directs student assistants in tasks that support daily operations. Performs specialized library work in one or more library functions. Duties of this position are related to daily operations and include all aspects of public services tasks. Develops an increased knowledge of the library’s integrated online catalog. Seeks opportunities to enhance job skills. Communicates well in person, over the phone and via email. Possesses good interpersonal skills, including tact, courtesy and civility, in accordance with the library’s mission, vision and values. Interprets library policies and procedures and is able to communicate them to internal and external patrons. All activities of the position performed in support of the Circulation Department in consultation with and under the supervision of the Access Services Manager, Public Services Department.

  • Work Schedule: 8:00AM-1:30PM Monday-Friday
  • Pay Rate: $11.00 per hour, no benefits, no overtime.

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Honors Capstone Presentations move from Library Events Area to Virtual

GH 401 Research Presentations

Due to courses transitioning online, GH401 students recorded 5-minute research presentations in lieu of the traditional Study Week poster session in Cunningham Memorial Library. They will be available to watch until Monday, 12/14. Information listed below includes student name, degree major/s, and thesis title with linked presentation.

NEW Permanent Art Collection Curator: Ian Carey

Permanent Art Collection Curator: Ian Carey  accepted the position of the Permanent Art Curator with a start date of March 1

Most recently Ian has been Exhibitions Preparator, Chicago History Museum. He has degrees from Illinois State University {Master of Fine Arts}; School of the Art Institute of Chicago {BFA}; and the University of Illinois {B. Liberal Arts and Sciences in Anthropology and Political Science}. He has lectured at Humboldt State University, Illinois State University, and Illinois Wesleyan University {Bloomington}. His most recent solo exhibition: Jungle Gym, Greg Hardwick Gallery, Columbia College, Columbia, MO.

First announced October, 2020

Containing approximately 4,000 works of art, the Permanent Art Collection is available to classes and the public any time through a searchable online database or in person upon request.

  • The library has posted a professional Staff position, Permanent Art Collection Curator, to the ISU hiring site. The posting is active and accepts electronic application materials at this direct link:

Permanent Art Collection Curator – Responsible for the stewardship, documentation, research, development and care of Indiana State University’s permanent art collection, primarily comprised of prints, ceramics and paintings. This work includes providing access to the collection through on-campus venues, the maintenance of the catalog, safe storage of works, condition reporting and prioritization of conservation needs. The incumbent will ensure focused growth of the collection through strategic acquisitions and will identify objects for deaccession that do not meet the standards of the collection. In addition, the Curator will interact with the Department of Art and Design faculty to foster experiential professional learning opportunities for students; and collaborate with the Gallery Director to plan, install and publicize exhibitions of art pieces from the permanent collection. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to establish relationships with both internal and external constituencies including donors, collectors and artists; as well as a strong commitment to collaboration.

Other duties include grant writing and budget oversight, consulting and working with conservators, external communications and attending art committees as needed.

The position description for the Curator is also available on the Library’s website.

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  • Arts Illiana: The mission of Arts Illiana is to promote, support, and enhance the arts and cultural activities of the Wabash Valley. Arts Illiana’s primary service area includes the Indiana counties of Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, and Vigo. Interest is also given to the Illinois counties of Clark and Edgar.
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