Associate Librarian for Collection Management

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Liberty University’s hiring practices and EEO Statement are fully in compliance with both federal and state law. Federal law creates an exception to the “religion” component of the employment discrimination laws for religious organizations (including educational institutions), and permits them to give employment preference to members of their own religion. Liberty University is in that category.

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Associate Librarian for Collection Management

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Anthony Ikwueme

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Job Summary/Basic Function

The Collection Management Librarian 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.

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

Minimum Qualifications

Master of Library and Information Science (M.L.I.S. or equivalent) from an ALA -accredited library school required.

Committed to the mission of Liberty University and the School of Law

Law library or comparable experience

Experience with electronic resources required.

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software, RDA, AACR2, LC subject headings, OCLC, MARC formats, and integrated library automation systems.

Preferred Qualifications

JD preferred

Work Hours

Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM; some evenings and weekends may be required.

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 1
  6. Academic/Professional Reference Letter 2
Optional Documents
  1. Career Advancement Form (For Current LU Employees ONLY)
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