University of Illinois Chicago School of Law (UIC Law) – Instructor and Resources Management & Systems Librarian

Position Description

The University of Illinois Chicago School of Law’s Louis L. Biro Law Library seeks an Instructor and Resources Management & Systems Librarian to administer and manage the technical services functions of the Law Library. The position will hold Instructor faculty rank within the Law School faculty and report to the Associate Dean of the Law Library & Information Services. Salary range = Min. $55,000/Salary commensurate with experience.

Duties

  • Administer and manage the Law Library’s Sierra integrated library system (ILS) and Ex Libris 360 Link platform and any future ILS and discovery platforms
  • Serve as the Law Library’s project lead in its migration to the University Library’s Alma ILS and Primo discovery service and coordinate and oversee Law Library staff training on the new systems
  • Manage electronic resource access and authentication, including EZProxy and any authentication systems shared with the University Library, and serve as primary contact with vendors
  • Serve as primary contact with the University Library on matters related to the ILS, discovery systems, authentication systems
  • Responsible for development of standards for metadata and the cataloging of Law Library collections
  • Responsible for overseeing and developing workflows for the management of physical collections
  • Manage the Cataloging and Serials Coordinator and any future technical services staff
  • Review and evaluate information resources and their usage and assist in collection development decision-making
  • Develop strategies to enhance student and faculty awareness of Law Library collections and resources
  • Provide data for Law Library surveys and reporting
  • Coordinate acquisitions with the Law Library’s Business Administrative Associate
  • Participate in the development of the Law Library budget
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in library or information science from an ALA accredited program or its foreign equivalent
  • A minimum of one year of library work experience in a technical services role (cataloging or metadata, e-resource management, ILS or systems administration, acquisitions, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications/Ideal Candidate Description

  • Academic library experience
  • Experience with Ex Libris Alma and Primo
  • Supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Brings a positive attitude and innovative ideas to the role

 

All full time benefits eligible positions include a comprehensive benefits package which include; Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & AD&D insurance, a defined benefit pension plan as well as paid leave which includes; Vacation, Holiday and Sick.  In addition, we offer tuition waivers for employees and dependents.  Click for a complete list of benefits at: https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/benefits.

For fullest consideration, submit a letter of intent, current resume, and the names of 3 references by May 16, 2022 to https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=158870

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.

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