Electronic Resources/Systems Librarian

Full time

Created: June 26, 2013
Los Angeles
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Description

Loyola Law School Los Angeles opened its doors in 1920. Located in downtown Los Angeles - a legal, financial and media capital - Loyola Law School is home to prominent faculty, dedicated students and cutting - edge programs. The first ABA-approved law school in California with a pro bono requirement for graduation, Loyola Law is committed to legal ethics and the public interest, and has produced top attorneys for nearly a century.

Reporting to the Head of Library Computing Services, the Electronic Resources/Systems Librarian will administer and manage the Integrated Library System (ILS from Innovative Interfaces) and all other library systems. The systems librarian will work with library, law school IT and vendor staff to ensure the satisfactory operation of all library systems and assist the Head of Library Computing Services with technology planning and project planning.

The person will help to staff the computer lab help desk including some scheduled evening and weekend help desk staffing.

Educational Requirements:

Typically a Bachelor's degree and a Master's of Library Science degree, M.L.I.S., or M.S.I.S., or equivalent degree from an A.L.A. approved program.

Minimum Qualifications:

Library experience highly preferred.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Possess computer proficiency and the ability to master common word processing and spreadsheet programs, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience in developing and maintaining web presence including the WebPAC. Familiarity with WAM, digital library tools and standards, RSS Web 2.0 etc. Familiarity and experience with Innovative Interfaces ERM and link resolver products. Knowledge of HTML and graphic design tools preferred. Must have the ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff and administrators. Effectively interact with people from diverse backgrounds, cultures and ethnic groups. Effective interpersonal and communication skills to create successful partnerships with faculty, students, and staff. Excellent customer service skills. Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral). Ability to analyze, assess, evaluate, identify problem and take initiative to resolve. Good organizational skills are required to manage multi-faceted workload, which is often unpredictable and urgent. Must be able to resolve conflicts that may arise among students and/or staff. Manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines, often with competing priorities and fluctuating workloads. Design and implement policies for effectuating both short and long range plans. Maintain clear and current records and statistic with keen attention to detail.

Library experience highly desirable. Must possess computer proficiency and the ability to master common word processing and spreadsheet programs, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of online bibliographic systems and Integrated Online Library Systems is highly desirable. Knowledge of HTML and graphic design tools preferred. Must have the ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff and administrators. Effectively interact with people from diverse backgrounds, cultures and ethnic groups. Effective interpersonal and communication skills to create successful partnerships with faculty, students, and staff. Excellent customer service skills. Exemplary communication skills (both written and oral). Ability to analyze, assess, evaluate, identify problem and take initiative to resolve. Good organizational skills are required to manage multi-faceted workload, which is often unpredictable and urgent. Must be able to resolve conflicts that may arise among students and/or staff. Manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines, often with competing priorities and fluctuating workloads. Design and implement policies for effectuating both short and long range plans. Maintain clear and current records and statistic with keen attention to detail.

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