Digital and Electronic Resources Librarian


Under the direction of the Head of Technical Services & Special Collections, the Digital and Electronic Resources Librarian leads the law school in the creation, delivery, preservation and on-going support of digital projects and collections in the broadest sense. The Digital and Electronic Resources Librarian provides vision and guidance for the Repository that both responds to the law school community’s needs and is aligned with the Library’s collections and preservation priorities. The librarian engages with faculty and students to secure content and craft new partnerships, creates promotional materials, and actively advertises and develops the Repository. The librarian also furthers departmental objectives, goals, priorities and standards while working with all library departments regarding the use, structure and presentation of digital resources. The Digital and Electronic Resources Librarian also oversees the maintenance of the Law Library’s electronic resources records in the library catalog.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA-accredited program.
  • Demonstrated knowledge or interest in institutional repositories and digitization standards.
  • Proficiency with metadata schemes, evolving standards, and emerging technologies.
  • Interest in electronic information sources and organization.
  • Strong service orientation, excellent oral and written communication skills, and sound organizational abilities.
  • Ability to view the library and its functions as a unified whole and work effectively and collegially with library staff and other members of the law school and college communities.
  • Commitment to serving diverse patrons and ensuring the library’s services and spaces are inclusive and welcoming to all.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a law library, or a JD from an accredited law school.
  • Demonstrated experience with institutional repositories and digitization standards.
  • Demonstrated experience with managing electronic resources and technical services functions in an integrated library system, preferably in a law library and/or using Alma by ExLibris.
  • Advanced knowledge of professional grade software programs such as Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat Pro and Final Cut Pro