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e-Resources Librarian (temporary)

e-Resources Librarian (temporary)

Job ID 
2017-9846
Campus 
Cardozo-5th Ave & 12th St
Posting Date 
8/14/2017
Employee Classification 
Temporary and/or Hourly
Department 
University Libraries
Position Type 
Temporary Full-Time

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ABOUT US

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, founded in 1976 and named for an eminent Supreme Court Justice, is now firmly established as an international and national leader in legal education. The School’s curriculum balances rigorous scholarship and research with experiential learning opportunities which include extensive clinical programs.  Given its prime location in the heart of NYC’s Greenwich Village, Cardozo also offers a vibrant learning environment, with significant opportunities for students to gain legal experience through internships and summer positions with a broad array of legal employers

 

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

 

The Position:

 

This position will work collaboratively with library colleagues on a variety of workflow issues, assignments, and projects. Assist with technology projects related to the website, LibGuides, and other library systems. Depending on experience, possible reference hours to assist law students and faculty

 

This is a temporary position.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

e-Resources and Systems Projects

  • Assist library staff with projects, including updating research guides and the Library website using the LibGuides format
  • Assist staff with migration to a new integrated library system. Provide assistance with preparing instruction documents
  • Assist with Digital Commons and projects related to our repository

Reference and Research Services (depending on experience)

  • Provide print and electronic reference service for Anglo-American, international, foreign and comparative law by responding to in-person, telephone, and email inquiries
  • Assist library users with basic access issues regarding the network and applications, such as exam software or the course management system, used in the Law School
  • Consult with the librarians and staff on projects and in completing daily takes

Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience and Educational Background:

  • M.L.S. or substantial completion of M.L.S. is required
  • Relevant technology experience required
  • J.D. or legal reference experience preferred

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to learn and contribute in a fast-moving environment
  • Superior communication skills, both oral and written
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills
  • Strong service orientation
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain professionalism and collegiality while addressing many people-problems daily
  • Ability to work in an atmosphere of collaboration and team work