The Maloney Law Library at Fordham School of Law seeks creative and technologically innovative applicants for a full-time Serials and Electronic Resources Librarian position. This is an entry-level position and a great opportunity to gain management/supervisory experience. This librarian will join a dynamic library staff that provides the highest level of service and support to world-class faculty and students.
Fordham University School of Law is located at Lincoln Center in New York City. Its new building, housing the Maloney Library, opened in 2014. Benefits for new employees include TIAA-CREF/Fidelity retirement plans, 25 paid holidays, 29 days annually for vacation/sick/personal time, medical/dental/vision coverage through United/Cigna/VSP, disability and life insurance.
This is a revised version of an earlier job posting.
Under supervision of the Head of Electronic Services, manage all aspects of serials and continuations activities in the law library, including electronic serials and vendor relations.
Supervise two full-time serials clerks and one-to-five part-time student employees.
Establish policies and procedures to oversee maintenance of serials records for both print and online collections.
Help to develop and coordinate policies and procedures for the rest of the Technical Services department and for the library.
Work closely with all library departments to ensure the integrity of the collection.
Administer the serials and electronic resources modules of the online library system.
Administer other serials management tools like Serials Solutions.
Work with institutional repository, digitization efforts, and other projects as aptitude allows.
Participate in collection development activities as a member of the Acquisitions Committee.
Other duties as required.
M.L.S. or equivalent from an A.L.A. accredited library school is required.
J.D. from an A.B.A. accredited law school or equivalent non-US law degree is preferred.
1 year experience in an academic/law library is preferred; will train as necessary.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Effective analytical and organizational skills.
Experience with OCLC and MARC formats and knowledge of legal publishing industry preferred.
Experience with Innovative Interfaces Inc. systems and Serials Solutions preferred.
About The Maloney Library at Fordham University School of Law
Fordham Law School has provided a complete education in the law for more than a century. While the legal profession has changed during that time, the core mission of a Fordham Law education has not. We value academic excellence, the pursuit of justice, and the ethical practice of the lawyer’s craft. We impart the warmth of community within the School and wherever Fordham Law alumni are found aroun...d the globe. Fordham lawyers are dedicated to the highest standards of the legal profession and using the law “in the service of others.”