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