RESEARCH SERVICES LIBRARIAN

Location
Athens
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: * Participate in planning and teaching of first year, advanced, and/or specialized legal research courses * Provide additional legal research instruction such as class presentations, targeted instructional programs, library tours or continuing legal education seminars * In coordination with the Faculty Services Librarian: -Regularly promote library faculty services using a variety of communication tools(newsletter, blog, email, embedding, meetings, etc. -Accurately and promptly answer faculty requests for research and reference assistance. -Provide training to faculty members on research and teaching resources -Maintain regular contact with Law School faculty -Hold outreach programs with faculty members * Supervise and train students in the Law Library Research Assistant program * Promote research resources through creation of online library research guides, video tutorials, newsletter articles, featured acquisitions lists or blog entries * Schedule reference desk activities * Provide training for research assistants hired by individual faculty members * Participate in management of the Law Library by actively contributing to planning and evaluating and implementing best practices for library services, resources and technologies * Serve on the Collection Development Team; identify materials fro inclusion, cancellation and withdrawal from the Law Library collection * Participate in professional, scholarly and service activities The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications: Required: A J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and an M.L.S. or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited institution. Degrees must be completed prior to candidate's starting date of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: A successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal communication skills(including a welcoming manner, active listening, and nonjudgmental response); excellent project management skills; demonstrated ability to work with all library patrons and staff in a friendly, courteous, and professional fashion; enthusiasm for contributing to a collaborative work environment; and demonstrated ability to work well independently and collegially. Desired: Demonstrated ability to provide legal research services to students, law faculty or attorneys.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Faculty Rank: Librarian I

Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area