Job posting: Serials Management Librarian, University of Baltimore Law Library Clement Lau 13 Jun 2006 12:49 UTC


University of Baltimore
Office of Human Resources
1420 N.Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-5779

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution

Serials Management Librarian
Law Library
Regular Exempt Position with full benefits package
Opens: 06/09/06 , Closes: 07/07/06
Annual Salary Range: $45,000 - $52,000


The University of Baltimore Law Library seeks a serials management
librarian. The position reports to the Assistant Director for Technical
Services and supervises two full time Library Technicians. Duties will
include coordinating the ordering, renewal, receipt, payment, check-in,
claiming, bibliographic maintenance, weeding, and binding of serials of
all formats, including GPO materials. The position is highly
collaborative and interacts with other library staff to ensure public
access, resolve complex problems, train staff, monitor and evaluate
vendor performance, and perform special projects.

Position requires an MLS from an ALA-accredited library school and at
least 3 years professional experience working in technical services to
include experience in serials management, staff supervision, and
familiarity with integrated library systems. Excellent oral and written
communication and interpersonal skills are a must.

Experience in academic law library technical services operations,
experience with Ex Libris Aleph 500 integrated library system,
experience with a major bibliographic utility (e.g. OCLC), and knowledge
of current cataloging rules, standards, practices and/or metadata are
preferred. The selected candidate will have demonstrated supervisory
abilities, the ability to learn quickly, take initiative, and problem
solve, strong organizational skills, and the ability to work
independently and as a team member in a high-demand and multi-tasking
environment. Familiarity with database (e.g. ACCESS) and spreadsheet
applications (e.g. EXCEL) preferred.

Please submit resume and cover letter to 2006-139UBW at or mail to:

Human Resources
University of Baltimore
1420 N.Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201