Systems/Electronic Resources Librarian
NYU School Of Law Library
Job posted to this site on October 13th at 2:05pm
The Systems/Electronic Resources Librarian provides leadership in technology for the NYU Law Library, ensuring that the Library is at the forefront of innovation in academic libraries. This librarian will drive the implementation, administration, and evaluation of the library’s technology systems and services in collaboration with other library staff to support the research and curricular needs of Law School community.
• Administers the Law Library’s integrated library system (ILS), including the planning and evaluation of upgrades.
• Trains librarians and staff on the ILS.
• Generates reports, statistics, and data from the ILS for other library departments.
• Manages access to the library’s databases and digital resources, including working with vendors to resolve technical issues.
• Works with other library personnel to optimize discoverability of resources in the library’s ILS.
• Monitors the Bobst Library’s (i.e., the university library’s) acquisition of new digital resources, and integrates access to relevant university resources into the Law Library’s ILS.
• Establishes and documents library procedures for the purchase and cancellation of e-resources, including coordinating, when appropriate, with the Bobst Library.
• Maintains the library's website and collaborates with library staff to ensure that content on the library web pages is up to date.
• Administers the Law Library’s interlibrary loan software, ILLiad.
• Serves as a liaison to the Law School’s Information Technology Department and the staff of Bobst Library on issues relating to electronic resources.
• Leads the Law Library Technology Working Group.
Assistant Librarian of Practice, member of the Law Library Faculty, with an annually renewable contract.
Diversity & Inclusion:
The NYU Law Library is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community, and to bringing new voices into the field. We strongly welcome applications from underrepresented groups.
NYU Law is an intellectual powerhouse and innovator in legal education, known for its focus on leadership, global issues, and public service. As part of this diverse and accomplished community, you’ll work with top faculty, support learning and research, and have regular opportunities to develop professionally. Located in Greenwich Village, one of New York’s most inviting neighborhoods, the Law School offers highly competitive benefits and perks, notably tuition remission.
Required Qualifications & Experience:
• M.L.S. or equivalent education and experience.
• Awareness of technology trends in areas of responsibility.
• Working knowledge of ILS and discovery systems.
• Experience with:
- e-resource management, including using the EZ-Proxy system;
- web authoring software and web design; and
- open source and legacy software and hardware used in libraries and archives.
• Knowledge of current and emerging trends in library and information technologies, particularly in academic libraries.
• Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a diverse student body and staff.
• Ability to work well independently and within a collegial team environment.
• Strong initiative and ability to juggle a range of challenging and important tasks.
Preferred Qualifications & Experience
• A degree in computer science or a related field.
• 1-3 years of professional law library experience, with academic library experience strongly preferred.
• Working knowledge of Innovative Interfaces’ Sierra strongly preferred
• Familiarity with Serial Solutions.
Highly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package (https://www.nyu.edu/faculty/benefits/full-time.html).
Please submit a cover letter, a resume and the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications are accepted through Interfolio.com via http://apply.interfolio.com/96065