Circulation and Institutional Repository Librarian 

This is an entry-level or experienced librarian position.  This librarian is responsible for the operation of the law library circulation department as well as a broad base of functions in the library enabling it to operate smoothly: 

  • Maintaining library collection through shelving, selection, deselection, inventorying, and moving older materials to high-density storage 
  • Overseeing the supervising, hiring, training, and evaluating student service desk workers 
  • Overseeing circulation financial transactions (g., paying fines, copy charges, etc.) 
  • Populating and leading metadata efforts for the new library institutional repository 
  • Overseeing reserves and interlibrary loans and routine retrieval of locally held items for law faculty, staff, and students 
  • Coordinating shared services (such as technical, cataloging, and interlibrary loan services) with [University] Library 
  • Working with budget and expenditure forecasting with other librarians 
  • Initiating purchasing and subscriptions of library materials and commercial services for handling [University] Library 
  • Compiling library usage and related statistics 
  • Vetting the most-basic reference questions and directing students, faculty, and the public to reference librarians 
  • Ordering and reconciliation of library and office supplies 
  • In accordance with the Faculty Workload Policy: 
    • Serves on a variety of committees, working groups, or teams. 
    • Pursues professional development and contributes to the profession via service and/or research.

This position is a 12-month, non-tenure track, ranked benefit-eligible faculty librarian appointment and reports to the Associate Director of the Library. 

Required qualifications: 

M.L.S. or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited library school. 

Preferred qualifications: 

Working in a library as a librarian or related position, especially at a law library; familiarity with circulation, ILL, or institutional repository functions; and management of student or non-librarian workers.