Reference Librarian

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Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF) Department Law Library-552000 Working Title Reference Librarian Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty Position Posting Category Libraries Salary Range Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent Hours per Week 40 Vacancy ID NF0003630 Position ID 20016172 Posting Open Date 03/19/2019 Application Deadline 04/19/2019 Open Until Filled No Proposed Start Date 07/01/2019 Position Summary

The Kathrine R. Everett Law Library seeks excellent applicants for the position of Reference Librarian.

The Reference Librarian is responsible for providing general reference services and staffing the reference desk as scheduled (including some evening and weekend hours). The librarian also conducts in-office research appointments with students and participates in planning, scheduling, teaching, and evaluating educational programs. These teaching opportunities may include classes for credit, other research classes and library tours for faculty, staff, students and other library users. The librarian also will prepare library guides, handouts, and other research tools. The librarian will also participate in the faculty liaison program and may act as a liaison to one of the student-edited law journals. The librarian may also complete other designated projects and oversee special services such as collection or digitization projects or particular faculty or student services. The Reference Librarian will be active in law and library professional organizations and will contribute to the advancement of law or library practice through scholarship. Instructional responsibilities not related to courses for credit may include conducting research classes and library tours for faculty, staff, students and other library users.

The successful candidate may be nominated by the Director for a secondary appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor of Law and for teaching courses in the School of Law as an overload activity.

Educational Requirements

Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from A.L.A. accredited library or information school and Juris Doctor from A.B.A. accredited law school required.

Qualifications and Experience

Knowledge of legal materials and current research methods; organizational and project management skills and ability to work as part of a team; ability to interact positively with students, faculty, staff and the public; strong service orientation; strong legal analytical skills; demonstrated written and oral communication skills; demonstrated teaching ability; demonstrated interest in scholarship, publication, legal education, and the development of law.

Experience working in an academic law library.
Experience with teaching legal research in an academic setting.
Demonstrated interest or ability to work with emerging technologies.
Experience with conducting in-depth legal research projects.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Please provide a list of three (3) professional references when applying to this position.

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If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
      • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
      • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
      • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
      • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
      • None of the above




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    Posted: 3/20/2019
    Application Due: 4/21/2019
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