July 11, 2008
Opening: Digital Information Management Librarian, Texas Tech Law Library
Texas Tech Law Library has an exciting opening for a Digital Information Management Librarian. (Please see the position description that follows.)
While you are running from committee meeting to educational session to the exhibit hall, please take the time to talk to someone from the Texas Tech Law Library about this opportunity. We will be holding interviews while in Portland, so please stop by the Placement Office. If you would like to speak with someone about this position you may contact Arturo Torres at the Embassy Suites Hotel or Uwe "Ed" Beltz at 910-988-2032 . They will be available beginning on Saturday until Wednesday.
Primary duties include developing, maintaining, organizing, improving, contributing, and promoting the library's growing information base and repositories in all formats. Technical services functions such as systems management, cataloging, collection development and other duties are also part of this position's responsibility.
Required: Master's degree in library/information science from an ALA accredited program; knowledge of traditional legal bibliography & electronic legal information resources; demonstrated knowledge
of file formats, media/data migration, metadata, database management, and digitization techniques; experience in a library's cataloging area with substantial knowledge of cataloging and classification policies, practice and tools such as OCLC and Innovative's Millennium.
Preferred: ABA accredited JD or international equivalent; work experience in a law library or academic library; knowledge of current and emerging national cataloging standards (e.g., AACR2, MARC21, Library of Congress Classification, LCSH; knowledge of and/or experience with Innovative's Millennium system.
Salary and Benefits: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Other: The position is a full-time, 12 month, tenure-track position. Initial appointment is for one year at the rank of Librarian; reappointment and tenure decisions are based on librarianship (e.g., professional performance), scholarship, and service. Additional information is available at http://www.law.ttu.edu/lawlibrary/library/ look for the Position Opening link.
To Apply: You will need to complete the online application at https://jobs.texastech.edu. For questions about the online application, contact the Human Resource Services at (806) 742-3851ext. 238.
Texas Tech University is an EEO/AA/ADA Employer. REQ #76516.
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