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Black Cultural Center Librarian

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47906
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The Black Cultural Center is seeking a Librarian. This position will provide leadership for the operation of the BCC library. Responsibilities include assisting students, faculty, staff and community members with available resources, performing reference activities, analyzing collection development needs, developing innovative programming, community outreach and continuous familiarization with the Librarys resources and developments in the profession. The successful applicant will possess knowledge of African American history and culture and have the ability to communicate that knowledge through programs, workshops and facilitated discussions. The BCC Librarian will actively participate on system-wide teams and initiatives and work closely with Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies.


  • Master's degree in Library Science (MLS) from ALA approved program
  • 2 years of Librarian experience
  • Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of related education and required experience; Bachelor's degree in African American studies + 4 years of related experience
  • Experience with collection management and development, instruction and supervision
  • Ability to plan, initiate, develop and evaluate library programs and services independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with library patrons
  • Leadership, delegation, initiative and innovative abilities
  • Problem solving skills and excellent attention to detail


  • Experience in academic or research library

Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-24
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