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Friday, December 2, 2011

F/T (temp) - Technical Services Librarian - Law Firm/NYC


Our client, a prestigious, international law firm is seeking an experienced technical services librarian for the New York office.  In this role, the successful candidate will coordinate and manage the technical services operations within the Library and Research Services Department.  They will participate in the hiring, training and evaluating of the technical services staff.  He/she will keep abreast of developments and technologies in computer systems and online services, which may affect the law library.  This challenging opportunity is great for a self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the tasks assigned as well as thrives in a fast paced environment.

Duties include:
·         Responsible for the maintenance of the ILS (Acquisitions, Circulation, Cataloging, Serials, etc.) and responsible for any upgrades or problems with the Integrated System
·         Troubleshoots hardware/software problems as soon as they occur in an effort to rectify the same for the library staff or the patrons
·         Provides technical support to the library department in the use of the systems used and applications software
·         Establishes library automated information systems and internet access to the Library’s Online catalog
·         Responsible for training and continual training of the Web-based Online Library catalog and Library Checkout System
·         Responsible for the creation of any instructional documentation for the usage of library-supported online systems for the library staff or patrons and keeping this information up to date
·         Work with key staff to plan improvements in library information systems and services
·         Install desktop computers, other hardware and software and ensures their current effective operation

·         MLS from an ALA accredited University plus 3- 5 years of technical services experience
·         Prior supervisory experience
·         Demonstrated knowledge of current trends in library automation technology
·         Solid project management and planning skills
·         Experience with ILS management systems, along with knowledge of cataloging and extensive computer experience in various library systems and online products

If you are a tech-savvy information professional looking for a new opportunity, this may be the next step in your career!  Send your resume as a Word attachment to:

Attn: Jerneeka Sams