July 3, 2008
Opening: Emerging Technologies Librarian, Brooklyn Law School Library
Brooklyn Law School Library seeks a dynamic Emerging Technologies Librarian to implement new technology and to provide electronic services to support the library’s research, reference and instruction programs. This librarian will: serve as the department’s webmaster; coordinate and facilitate the use of online instructional materials; explore new technologies to leverage future library services; and consult with other professional staff members concerning digital initiatives, such as using Web 2.0 technology to enhance the library’s presence in the BLS community. This professional also will: co-teach research courses to upper level law students; contribute to collection development decisions; participate in a faculty liaison program; act as the primary contact to our on-campus vendors (Bloomberg, LexisNexis, and Westlaw); and participate in a reference rotation for members of the Brooklyn Law School community.
This person will be joining a highly collegial group of professionals and must enjoy working in a collaborative environment.
- M.L.S. from an ALA accredited institution, or equivalent
- J.D. from an ABA accredited institution, or equivalent
- One year of prior academic library experience
- Teaching-level knowledge of print and digital legal resources
- Demonstrated initiative in using current technology to enhance legal education and information literacy
- Proficiency in using a range of web authoring tools
- Superior communication and interpersonal skills
Brooklyn Law School is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, marital status, and any other trait or status protected by applicable law.
Applications will be considered immediately until the position is filled. We also will be interviewing in Portland at the Annual Meeting.
Please send your cover letter and resume to:
Brooklyn Law School Library
250 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, N.Y. 11201
or by e-mail in PDF format to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about our school, please visit our web site at http://www.brooklaw.edu
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