Security Sensitive Position? Yes
Hours of Work 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F
Posting Number TSU202772
Official TSU Title Systems Librarian-Law School
Grant Title N/A
Job Description Summary / TWC Summary
Under general supervision, responsible for the functional management of the
Integrated Library Management System (OCLC WorldShare Management Services)
and coordinates the use and integration of electronic research resources and
technology in faculty teaching and research and in library collections and
services. Oversees library operations and services during weekend and evening
hours. Teaches two sections of legal research courses during the academic
Essential Duties Summary
Manages the library's integrated library management system, including
installment of software upgrades, etc.
Serves as the first point of contact for issues related to the operation
and implementation of the integrated library management system.
Participates in IT projects pertinent to the skills and interests of the
Maintains an awareness of current trends and developments in library
automation and information technologies.
Assumes primary responsibility for all library services during the evening
and weekends, including the coordination and supervision of circulation,
reserve, collection management and photocopy services. Ensures compliance
with University and library policies and procedures.
Provides general legal reference and research services to students,
faculty, and public library patrons, with particular emphasis on
electronic resources. Performs on-line database searches.
Manages the development and teaching of computer-assisted legal research
instructional programs. Provides electronic current awareness service for
Participates in the process to review, evaluate, and select electronic
resources for library collection development.
Assists in the development and updating of the content of the law library
Serves as library liaison with database vendors. Acts as liaison to
faculty regarding electronic research projects.
Recommends policies and procedures and coordinates user services with
other library departments.
Prepares user aids such as bibliographies, user guides, research and
instructional-based pathfinders, exhibits, newsletters, and blogs on the
library to assist patrons using the library. Develops documentation and
guides for electronic resources.
Assists in training and supervising student workers for the department.
Required to teach two sections of the legal research courses during the
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Hiring Range $48,273.00 - $60,341.00
Juris Doctorate degree with two (2) years of Information Technology
Master of Library Science (MLS) OR
Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) OR
Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)
Valid Texas Driver's License preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Policies, library procedures, and practices.
Banner and other job-related software systems.
Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.
Effective customer service.
Problem-solving and decision-making.
Multitasking and time management.
Coordinating work of others.
Both verbal and written communication.
Prepare detailed reports.
Previous law library or library work preferred.
Limited standing and/or walking.
Handling light weight objects.
Using or carrying equipment.
Stoop, bend or lift.
May require work evening and weekends.
Desired start date
Position End Date (if temporary)
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Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants.
Posting Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Do you have previous law library or library work experience?
Do you have one of the following: Juris Doctorate degree with two (2) years of Information Technology experience OR Master of Library Science (MLS) OR Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) OR Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)
Juris Doctorate degree with two (2) years of Information Technology experience
Master of Library Science (MLS)
Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS)
None of the above
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Reference Letter 1
Reference Letter 2
Reference Letter 3