Digital Legal Resources and Systems Librarian 
Librarian I 

The University of Maryland Carey School of Law, Thurgood Marshall Law Library seeks a highly motivated, creative, professional to serve as Digital Legal Resources and Systems Librarian. 

Reporting to the Acting Director of the Law Library and working closely with the Resource Acquisitions & Metadata Services Librarian, this position will provide support for integrating resources, participate in the implementation and maintenance of a next generation library system, and engage in assessment of library practices and procedures.  

Essential Functions: 
· Monitor, recommend and implement new and emerging library applications, knowledge systems and academic technology.  
· Assess integrating resources and digital legal resources and services, including reviewing site licenses and securing and analyzing usage statistics. 
· Resolve access problems and coordinate with the Digital Systems and Stewardship Division of the University of Maryland.  
- Lead and represent the Law Library in the adoption and technical integration of new University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI)
discovery tools and coordinate metadata policy to ensure overall
completeness, accuracy, and currency of library collection records for all formats.   
· Prepare annual statistical reports on behalf of the Law Library to submit to the American Bar Association and other accreditation boards.    
· Provide reference assistance to faculty, students, staff and other Law Library patrons at the User Services Desk. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

· Masters Degree in library or information science from accredited school. 
· 1 year related experience. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
- Knowledge of standard and emerging cataloging principles and metadata schemas. 
- Familiarity with digital legal resources and services. 
· Prefer experience managing projects in library applications, electronic serials and
new/emerging technologies. 
· Prefer law library experience, or experience with both print and electronic legal materials, or a Juris Doctor degree. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
· Working knowledge of SFX, EBSCO A-Z, or experience implementing a knowledge base. 
· Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work independently and in a team environment. 
· Ability to develop and foster partnerships with both internal and external entities. 
· Strong service orientation. 
· Ability to multitask, set priorities, and complete tasks in a rapidly changing environment.  
· Prefer reading or bibliographic knowledge of German, Italian, Spanish or French. 

Salary and Benefits: 
· Salary is competitive and commensurate with the stated minimum qualifications for a 
Librarian I, and a comprehensive benefits package is available. 
· The position is a 12-month library faculty appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to meet library and university requirements for permanent status and promotion. 

Availability: The position will be available August 1, 2014. 

To Apply: 

Interested applicants should submit electronically a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references to: LAW-HR@law.umaryland.edu, with subject line Digital Resources and Systems Librarian, or mail to:

Mary Alice Hohing
Administration & Operations
University of Maryland Francis King
Carey School of Law
500 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-1786 
Deadline:  Preference will be given to candidates who apply by July 21, 2014.                                     

 EOE/AA Employer 


Pamela Bluh

Associate Director for Technical
Services & Administration
Thurgood Marshall Law Library
University of Maryland
Francis King Carey School of Law
501 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-1768

410-706-2372 FAX

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