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Technology and Reference Librarian

Company: Brooklyn Law School
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION: Technology and Reference Librarian REPORTS TO: Associate Librarian for Public Services STATUS: Full-time, Exempt, Hybrid Work Environment SALARY RANGE: $75,000-$90,000 SUMMARY: Founded in 1901, Brooklyn Law School is a distinguished, independent law school located in Brooklyn Heights, New York. The Law School is searching for a Technology and Reference Librarian to serve both the community and library needs by managing the operations of the Library's Student Computing Network and supporting the Library's vision for library and education technology. The Law School's size, vibrant employee and student population, and commitment to providing the best legal education, will offer a candidate the opportunity to develop and diversify practical skills and be a part of operating a successful educational institution. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage the operations of the Library's Student Computing Network, including the supervisor of 2 full-time and 8 part-time computer techniciansProvide technology support for library functionsRecommend, implement, and manage library and education technologyCoordinate library and education technology needs with the law school information technology departmentDocument and update policies and procedures for library and education technology supportCollect and report appropriate user and system statistics; provide year-end reports Maintain access to digital resources and collectionsMaintain institutional repository and/or manage digitization projects Develop web page content, including resource guides and other instructional contentProvide reference and research support to patrons in person and virtuallyParticipate in formal and informal library and education technology instruction for law school faculty, librarians, students, and staffParticipate in the development of library instructional materialsTeach and provide reference support on some evenings and weekendsOther duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS:M.L.S from an ALA, or equivalent, accredited institutionABA accredited JD, equivalent foreign degree, or a degree in computer or technical field, preferred Proficiency at data entry Ability to understand and apply best practices based on school library policies and proceduresMust be team player, detail oriented, and have strong customer service orientation skillsExcellent oral and written communication skills are essentialStrong computer skills in MS Outlook and Microsoft Office Suite are essentialProficiency with web design and familiarity with web standards and usability practices preferredDemonstrated commitment to emerging library practices and technologies preferredFamiliarity with one or more integrated library systems preferredFamiliarity with cataloging and metadata standards for e-resources preferredExperience teaching or training people to use legal research tools; providing reference and instructional services in a law library setting preferred Brooklyn Law School is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status. As of 12/14/2022 PI202135534

Keywords: Brooklyn Law School, New York , Technology and Reference Librarian, IT / Software / Systems , Brooklyn, New York

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