Job Posting

Associate Librarian for Collection Management (Law Library) – Liberty University – Lynchburg, VA

Job Summary

The Associate Librarian for Collection Management is responsible for planning, developing, promoting, and directing the operations of the Collection Management (Technical Services) Department of the Law Library, coordinating all aspects of budgeting, acquisitions, cataloging, and classification of the library’s information resources.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversees and manages the Law Library materials budget, coordinating with the Director of the Law Library to establish annual budget projections and increases
  • Maintains and updates all material and budget statistics for ABA reporting
  • Collects and publishes data about the library collection and the work of the Technical Services department using established procedures and reports
  • Serves as Law Library’s System Administrator for integrated library automation system (Alma)
  • Participates in reference services
  • Supervises and trains Technical Services staff
  • Oversees and assigns the workflow of the Technical Services department
  • Performs original cataloging
  • Maintains bibliographic records on integrated library automation system (Alma)
  • Establishes and publishes departmental policies for cataloging and procedural standards
  • Participates in collection development, evaluating and recommending materials for purchase
  • Analyzes collection strengths
  • Conducts periodic inventories of the collection
  • Serves as contact with vendors and publishers

Educational/Experiential Requirements

  • Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S.) from an ALA-accredited library school, or equivalent
  • Juris Doctor preferred
  • Law library or comparable experience

Job Application Instructions

A link to apply can be found at https://careers.liberty.edu/?job_posting=R0003363. Applications for the position will be reviewed on a rolling basis and will be accepted until the position is filled.