Learning Resource Librarian (Faculty Announcement) Texas Southern University #hbcu #jobs #hbcujobs

LEARNING RESOURCE LIBRARIAN, TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY, THURGOOD MARSHALL SCHOOL OF LAW, HOUSTON, TX

Responsibilities:

Assumes primary responsibility for all library services during the evening and weekends, including the coordination and supervision of circulation, reserve, collection management and photocopy services. Provides general legal reference and research services and takes responsibility for day-to-day service and total operation of the department during the assigned hours. Insures that the Library opens and closes on time using proper procedures. Collects reference statistics on a weekly or biweekly basis for Library reports. Insures that other staff responsible for reference services and students working the Circulation desk record reference statistics on the reference statistic sheets. Tabulates and reports reference statistics monthly. Assists in training and supervising student workers for the department. Prepares user aids such as bibliographies, user guides, research and instructional-based pathfinders, exhibits, newsletters, and blogs on the library to assist patrons using the library. Acts as liaison to individual faculty members by maintaining personal contacts and telephone contacts regarding research projects. Performs on-line database searches. Required to teach two sections of the legal research courses during the academic year. Other duties as assigned.

Education:

A Juris Doctorate (JD) from an accredited Law School is required. A Masters of Library Science (MLS) from an accredited college or university is preferred.

Work Experience:

Requires a minimum of two years of related experience. Previous law library or library work experience preferred. Strong service orientation, excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, oral and teamwork skills. Also preferred working knowledge of legal databases and systems such as WESTLAW, LEXIS, Innovative Interfaces, Millennium and other electronic resources.

Application Information

Contact: Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Texas Southern University
Phone: 713-313-7521
Online App. Form: https://jobs.tsu.edu
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