Technology and Reference Librarian - Brooklyn Law School - Brooklyn, NY

  • 6 Jan 2023 8:57 AM
    Message # 13046793


    SUMMARY: Founded in 1901, Brooklyn Law School is a distinguished, independent law school located in Brooklyn Heights, New York. The Law School is searching for a Technology and Reference Librarian to serve both the community and library needs by managing the operations of the Library's Student Computing Network and supporting the Library’s vision for library and education technology.  The Law School’s size, vibrant employee and student population, and commitment to providing the best legal education, will offer a candidate the opportunity to develop and diversify practical skills and be a part of operating a successful educational institution. 

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Manage the operations of the Library's Student Computing Network, including the supervisor of 2 full-time and 8 part-time computer technicians
    • Provide technology support for library functions
    • Recommend, implement, and manage library and education technology
    • Coordinate library and education technology needs with the law school information technology department
    • Document and update policies and procedures for library and education technology support
    • Collect and report appropriate user and system statistics; provide year-end reports 
    • Maintain access to digital resources and collections
    • Maintain institutional repository and/or manage digitization projects 
    • Develop web page content, including resource guides and other instructional content
    • Provide reference and research support to patrons in person and virtually
    • Participate in formal and informal library and education technology instruction for law school faculty, librarians, students, and staff
    • Participate in the development of library instructional materials
    • Teach and provide reference support on some evenings and weekends
    • Other duties as assigned


    • M.L.S from an ALA, or equivalent, accredited institution
    • ABA accredited JD, equivalent foreign degree, or a degree in computer or technical field, preferred  
    • Proficiency at data entry 
    • Ability to understand and apply best practices based on school library policies and procedures
    • Must be team player, detail oriented, and have strong customer service orientation skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential
    • Strong computer skills in MS Outlook and Microsoft Office Suite are essential
    • Proficiency with web design and familiarity with web standards and usability practices preferred
    • Demonstrated commitment to emerging library practices and technologies preferred
    • Familiarity with one or more integrated library systems preferred
    • Familiarity with cataloging and metadata standards for e-resources preferred
    • Experience teaching or training people to use legal research tools; providing reference and instructional services in a law library setting preferred 

    All application materials must be submitted online.  

    Applications should include: 

    • A cover letter describing interest, qualifications, and experience 
    • A current resume detailing education and relevant experience 
    • The names and contact information for three professional references 

    The position is available immediately; applications will be reviewed upon receipt and will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by January 31, 2023. 

    Job Information

    • Job ID: 67533907
    • Workplace Type: On-Site
    • Location:
      Brooklyn, New York, United States
    • Company Name For Job: Brooklyn Law School
    • Position Title: Technology and Reference Librarian
    • Discipline: Legal Education
    • Job Type: Full-Time
    • Job Duration: Indefinite
    • Min Education: Master's Degree
    • Min Experience: None
    • Required Travel: 0-10%
    • Salary: $75,000.00 - $90,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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