Temporary Reference Librarian - Georgetown University Law Center

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Temporary Reference Librarian - Georgetown University Law Center

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

The Reference Librarian provides extensive reference service to the Law Center's faculty and students by participating in the reference desk rotation, individual research consultations, writing research guides, and participating in other law library instructional programs as needed.

The Reference Librarian participates in basic and advanced legal research instruction, online training, clinical research instruction, Legal Research and Writing liaison program, journal liaison program, library tours, and other educational programs.

Work Interactions

Student activity: Shared responsibility with other reference librarians for research assistance at the Reference Desk. At this time the reference department handles approximately 11,000 reference questions each year. Meets with students on a regular basis to provide individualized research advice and instruction.

Qualifications

  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school or non-U.S. J.D. equivalent; Master's degree from an ALA-accredited school of library and/or information studies or non-U.S. Master's degree equivalent. Knowledge of legal materials, excellent communications skills.
  • Experience with legal research materials, including online legal databases.
  • Awareness of current trends in legal research, library automation and library instructional programs.
  • Preferably one to three years of professional experience in a law or academic library, and experience with teaching legal research.


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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any position at Georgetown University you must submit a cover letter and resume for each position of interest for which you believe you are qualified. These documents are not kept on file for future positions.

Need Assistance:

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please click here for more information, or contact the Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Affirmative Action (IDEAA) at 202-687-4798 or [email protected].

Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.


To apply, visit https://georgetown.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Georgetown_Admin_Careers/job/Law-Center/Temporary-Reference-Librarian---Georgetown-University-Law-Center_JR09732





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Posted: 1/26/2021
Application Due: 1/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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