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Library Services Specialist for Circulation - University of Baltimore Law Library

Closes: Aug. 9, 2021

The primary purpose of this position is to provide efficient service to UB Law Library students, faculty, staff and other patrons using library resources and ensure the highest quality public service at the circulation desk during evening and weekend hours. The Specialist is responsible for overseeing the Law Library’s circulation desk, including the issuing, return and record keeping procedures of the library, assigns, schedules and trains student library assistants in computerized circulation functions.

This position provides for a full-time staff presence on evenings and weekends when no other full-time staff are present.  Responsible for supervision of circulation and library functions during those hours and providing basic legal and non-legal reference assistance. Specialist works under the general supervision of the Circulation Librarian, and the Associate Law Librarian for Public Services within general procedural and policy guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Oversees function of the information desk on evenings and weekends; handles policy issues if the only library staff member on duty.
  • Supervises student assistants, including training, scheduling, and assigning tasks.
  • Stacks maintenance, including updating materials, shelf reading, and shifting materials as needed.
  • Assists patrons in locating materials and in using the library’s catalog, databases, and finding aids.
  • Processes faculty’s course reserve requests.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned (users guides, processing donations, etc.).
  • Pursue professional development opportunities in order to keep current with best practices and emerging library issues. 

Required Qualifications:    

  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree   
  • Experience:  At least one year of experience directly related to primary duties listed.

 
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  

  •  Specialist must possess excellent judgment, flexibility, and interpersonal skills to successfully interact with patrons.
  • Specialist must have thorough knowledge of circulation operations, including policies, procedures, and software.
  • Specialist must have good supervisory skills in order to optimize student assistant performance.
  • Specialist must possess excellent attention to detail when scheduling student assistants and updating materials.
  • Specialist must be knowledgeable about catalog, databases, and other finding aids.
  • Specialist must be familiar with Microsoft Word and other MS Office applications.

For more information, including how to apply, go to:

http://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/offices-and-services/human-resources/jobs-at-ub.cfm?&posting=1632

 

Serials & Government Documents Librarian - University of Baltimore Law Library

Open until filled.

The University of Baltimore Law Library invites applications for a Serials & Government Documents Librarian to work in our Library. The Serials & Government Documents Librarian is a collaborative, innovative, and service-oriented leader who reports to the Library Director. This position will also provide reference, research, and instructional services to the Law School community, including students, faculty, staff, and members of the bench, bar, and public.  The Serials & Government Documents Librarian will also participate in the staffing rotation for the reference desk, support of faculty scholarship and instruction, and in teaching activities.  The Serials & Government Documents Librarian will supervise a FTE Library Specialist.

This is a Library Faculty position and is subject to University of Baltimore policies concerning retention, promotion, and permanent status.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Supervise and coordinate all aspects of the Law Library government documents collection, Federal and State.
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage all aspects of the Law Library’s serials and bindery operations.
  • Supervise one FTE Library Specialist. This includes setting goals and objectives, prioritizing assignments and tasks, training and evaluating serials personnel.
  • Coordinate cataloging processes for serials and electronic resources, enhance access to serials via the library's OPAC, and address public service needs.
  • Provides expert research support and assistance for law faculty and law students.
  • Under the direction of the Deputy Director, teaches legal research as a guest lecturer in upper-level courses.
  • Prepare Library Guides and complete other special projects as assigned.

 
Required Qualifications:   

  • Education:  Master’s degree in Library Science from an accredited institution.
  • Experience: One year of experience in a professional library position.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Education: Juris Doctor from an ABA-accredited law school
  • Experience:  One year of experience in an academic law library.  

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities   

  • Knowledge of Federal Depository Library Program and Government Printing Office rules and procedures,
  • General knowledge of traditional and emerging practices for describing and organizing information resources.
  • Experience and proficiency with one or more technologies or tools used to create, seek, use, or manage information.
  • Strong service orientation and communication skills.   
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.   
  • Ability to teach bibliographic skills and to provide reference services to library patrons.   
  • Ability to learn and operate a variety of common computing and productivity applications (e.g., email, word processing, databases and spreadsheets, content management, web browsers) and specialized library systems and software applications.

For more information and also to apply:

http://www.ubalt.edu/about-ub/offices-and-services/human-resources/jobs-at-ub.cfm?&posting=1628

 

Systems Librarian - Georgetown Law Library

Georgetown Law Library is seeking candidates for the Systems Librarian position. Under the direct supervision of the Head of Law Library Technology, this position coordinates the management of the Library’s collection management and discovery platforms, including the Ex Libris Alma/Primo VE Integrated Library System, supports the integration of the system with other platforms used within the Library, and serves as a leader in designing, implementing, and maintaining additional tools and platforms for user discovery and management of Library resources. Working both independently and as part of a team, this position develops, implements, and assesses Library tools and services by focusing on usability, accessibility, sustainability, and performance. This position also provides expertise and works collaboratively with staff across the Library to develop scripts or programs that automate tasks and workflows and optimize user discovery experiences. 

Position open until filled.  Application review begins September 1, 2021. Full description, posting, and application process available on the Georgetown Career Opportunities Website (Posting - JR10680). If you have questions about the position, please contact [email protected].   

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Law Library Project Coordinator - LAC Group

LAC Group seeks a Law Library Project Coordinator for a prestigious law firm. This role will be responsible for supporting practitioners including providing resource access, troubleshooting, monitoring, and reporting resource usage. This is an onsite full-time employment position that can be located at any of their firm offices including SoCal (LA/OC), San Francisco, Chicago, or Washington DC.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Obtains court complaints via providers such as Bloomberg, CourthouseNews, and CourtLink.
  • Provides resource access to practitioners throughout the Firm including onboarding and decommissioning of attorneys and support personnel by providing credentials to Casetext, Lexis, Westlaw, etc.
  • Monitors and reports usage of resources to the Director of Research & Knowledge Services and assist in evaluating resources and activities utilizing OneLog and Survey Monkey.
  • Maintains the Research & Knowledge Center’s event programming calendar by working with both the external research partners and internal training teams.
  • Assists the Senior Client Development Analyst in additional projects and routine tasks such as tracking the efficacy of complaint procurement.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to positively and directly interface with a large number of attorneys, secretaries, and outside vendors is required.
  • Experience working in a law firm preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Applications and SharePoint.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Must be able to work overtime when needed.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

To apply, visit: https://lac.gp/3y0k6Pt

 

Part-time Reference Librarian - American University, Washington College of Law

Summary/Objective

Provide reference and research support for students, faculty, and staff on weekends and during evening reference hours. Actual hours worked vary.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This position works evenings and weekend.

Salary Range

$25.00 per hour

Required Education and Experience

Substantial completion of an ALA-approved MLS, or an equivalent degree and previous law reference experience, preferably in an academic law library.

Preferred Education and Experience

JD from ABA accredited law school

Knowledge of Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, HeinOnline and other law-related databases.

Current American University Employees:

If you are a current full-time or part-time staff member at American University, please log into AsuccessfulU through the myAU portal. Once in AsuccessfulU, please select the Careers tile which will take you to our internal career page. 

Contact Us:

For more information or assistance with the American University careers site, email [email protected].

 
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