Collection Development Librarian


Tippecanoe County Public Library
Library Type: 
Public Library
Out Of State

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Full Time
40 hrs/wk
$17.50 - $19.00/hr

In taking a nuanced approach to its centralized materials collection, Tippecanoe County Public Library created two 40-hour positions focused on building high quality inclusive collections that meet the needs and interest of a diverse community. TCPL is looking to hire innovative and customer focused librarians to collaboratively select materials the community wants and needs. Responsible areas include selection, weeding, budgeting and working with various vendors. Working with our ILS, TCPL is looking to effectively use digital resources to maximize the efficiency of a materials collection process. TCPL proudly and consistently allocates $1 million dollars towards materials collection.

This position requires attention to detail and application of the latest trends in technology and library services. It also requires a regular rotation in public service work. Previous selection experience preferred. ALA-accredited Masters Degree in Library or Information Science and Indiana Library Certification of LC3 required. Starting pay is commensurate with relevant work experience, skills and education. Competitive health and paid leave benefits.

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

Reply with TCPL application to Steve Berman, HR Coordinator, Tippecanoe County Public Library, 627 South Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 or by email at Applicants are sought from all qualified people, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, national origin or ancestry.

Application Contact: 
Steve Berman, HR Coordinator
Apply To: 
Tippecanoe County Public Library
627 South Street
Phone: 765-429-0117
Fax: 765-429-0150
40° 25' 1.1676" N, 86° 53' 21.3648" W