The Georgetown University Law Library is seeking applications for the position of Associate Librarian for Electronic Resources and Services. The Associate Librarian provides leadership and vision for library technology initiatives and applications. Individually and as a department head, the position manages, plans, implements, administers, and evaluates key technology-based library systems and services in order to support the research and educational mission and operations of the library and Law Center. The Associate Librarian represents the library within the campus and makes recommendations for the allocation, distribution, and implementation of technology resources and initiatives. The position maintains the highest level of knowledge of technology applications and best practices in the higher education and library environments. The position reports to the Law Library Director and supervises three librarians and one staff member. The Associate Librarian is a member of the senior management team and plays an active role in library planning and services.
Required: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited school of library and/or information studies, or equivalent; at least five years of professional library experience; strong supervisory skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated ability to advise on strategic use of technology; thorough knowledge of HTML, XML, scripting, and database/web platforms and interfaces; knowledge of (1) major development environments such as Drupal, WordPress, ColdFusion, or similar server technologies, and (2) systems of information architecture.
Preferred: J.D. from an ABA‐accredited law school; experience with ILS systems administration. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. To apply for this position, please submit applications via the Georgetown University Human Resources Joblist web site using Job Number 20141834. Address applications to Stacy Queen, and include a cover letter, a current resume, and the names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin March 30, 2015. Located in the nation’s capital and within walking distance of the U.S. Congress and the Supreme Court, the Georgetown University Law Center and its faculty are known for the strength of scholarship and quality of instruction. The Law Center is often recognized for its exceptionally talented and diverse student body. The law library consists of the Edward Bennett Williams Law Library and the John Wolff International and Comparative Law Library. Focused on service, excellence, and innovation, it is among the largest academic law libraries in the nation. Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.