Regional Librarian

Location US-IN-Indianapolis
Job ID
Chamberlain University
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance

In this position you will serve as a resource for Chamberlain University's students (across all colleges and programs) in accessing virtual and on-ground library resources. While your primary location will be our campus in Indianapolis, you will also be responsible for our 3 Illinios campuses located in Chicago, Tinley Park and Addison. Occasional travel to assigned campus is required.


  • Prepares short and long term recommendations for our libraries so that are thorough, timely, accurate, and cost-effective. These recommendations include, but are not limited to, new resource acquisitions and new and/or improved services.
  • Prepares recommendations for library services provided to students that will enhance information literacy objectives. These recommendations include, but are not limited to, library services integration into Canvas, developing information literacy instruction models for students and new and/or improved online library services.
  • Evaluates instructional resources for potential to enhance online instruction.
  • Makes recommendations that are evidence-based and cost-effective.
  • Assists in ensuring that the library and the information services for which the library is responsible meet accreditation standards.
  • Serves as liaison between the library and appropriate groups within the organization.
  • Promotes library services to appropriate groups.
  • Provides regular detailed reports of library services activities.
  • Provides efficient and effective remote reference and research services through web-based venues
  • Participates effectively in the development and implementation of library orientation and instructional programs.
  • Participates effectively in informal and formal patron instruction in database searching and library skills
  • Keeps current in the library and information science field through reading and attendance at professional meetings and training programs as funding permits.
  • Participates in professional organizations.
  • Visits assigned campuses, as needed.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • A Master's degree in Library Science or Library & Information Science from an ALA accredited institution (applicants who have completed all courses and are candidates for a Master’s degree will be considered)
  • Two or more years of relevant experience in an academic library (in a higher education setting)
  • Well versed with innovative library resources, services, and technologies (i.e., Springshare LibGuides)  
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated teaching skills (i.e., information literacy skills) including in an online setting
  • Familiarity with health sciences librarianship strongly preferred
  • Ability to work well with a diverse range of patrons in an onsite and virtual environment
  • Willingess to travel to other assigned campuses as needed  

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.






Who We Are

Chamberlain College of Nursing is a rapidly-expanding college rich with opportunities for growth and offering competitive wages and benefits. If you enjoy being a part of an exciting team and working in a collaborative, dynamic environment, then Chamberlain College of Nursing might be right for you.

We believe in taking care of those who take care of others. We offer a wide range of benefits that are intended to meet the diverse needs of our colleagues. Whether it's advancing your career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefit offerings can help you reach your goals.

As an educational organization, we also support and encourage colleagues to further their educations by offering tuition assistance and seminars through our Leadership Development Center.

If you are ready to join an institution like ours, we welcome you to apply.


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