Outreach Services Librarian

Feb 21, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: The Alexander Campbell King Law Library at the University of Georgia School of Law seeks an enthusiastic, creative and service-focused individual to serve as Outreach Services Librarian. The Outreach Services Librarian will: * Lead outreach and communication efforts of the law library: ** Chair the public relations team ** Coordinate educational, programmatic and promotional outreach to the law school community ** Develop and participate in new and innovative approaches for effective outreach ** Collaborate with constituents within the law school community to promote library services, resources and events * Offer legal research instruction ** 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 or continuing legal education seminars * Provide research and reference services * Participate in management of the law library by actively contributing to planning and evaluating and implementing best practices for library services, resources and technologies * Participate in professional, scholarly and service activities The Alexander Campbell King Law Library has a rich, established collection of over 500,000 digital and print titles. We are dedicated to providing anytime/anywhere access to information, rich and expansive instructional offerings and strong support of law school faculty and administrative offices. The Law Library has a cooperative atmosphere and supports professional development. The University of Georgia is located in Athens, Georgia, considered one of the best college towns in the country. Find out more at "http://www.libs.uga.edu/athens":http://www.libs.uga.edu/athens. Standard benefits package includes life, health, and disability insurance; mandatory participation in the state or optional retirement system (TIAA/CREF, etc.); 21 days annual leave; and 12 paid holidays. More information at "http://www.hr.uga.edu/benefits":http://www.hr.uga.edu/benefits. 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, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. The Law Library is committed to diversity in its staff and encourages all qualified persons to apply. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (facultyjobs@uga.edu). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications: 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 candidates'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 demonstrating ability to work well independently and collegially; understanding of marketing best practices; proficiency with design software and web-based promotional tools; demonstrated ability to provide guidance and inspiration as a team leader; familiarity with Digital Commons or a similar online repository; demonstrated ability to provide classroom instruction.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Faculty Rank: Librarian I

Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area

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