August 5, 2010
Opening: Systems Librarian, University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of LawThe University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law is recruiting a librarian who, under the direction of the Associate Director for Public Services, will be responsible for evaluation, coordination, and promotion of the library’s electronic resources, including databases, journals, books, and reference sources; design and development of the library's online presence, including coordination of content on an electronic resources web page; development and implementation of online legal research instruction, including training tailored for faculty, students, and librarians; identification and monitoring of new and emerging technologies and trends of interest to the library, including recommendations for the purchase of electronic resources; and vendor relations, including scheduling and coordinating online training with account representatives.
This is a newly-titled position – Systems Librarian -- created as part of reorganization of our professional staff. The Systems Librarian works as part of the public services department team to deliver excellent research and references services and participate on the faculty liaison team, the collection development committee, and in the regular reference rotation.
Requirements are a J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and M.L.I.S. or equivalent from an ALA-accredited library school. Experience with current information technologies, including web authoring tools, and experience in legal research and legal research instruction are strongly desired. Strong written and oral communications skills and ability to work as part of a team are essential.
To apply, please post your cover letter and resume to the DC government HR page at: https://erecruit.dc.gov/psp/erecruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_HM_PRE. Search for “Librarian”. This position is job id # 16485