Technology & Engagement Librarian (Law Library)

Position ID: 41716
Location
Institution: 
Georgia State University
College/Div/School: 
College of Law
Department: 
Law Library
Position Description
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Librarian
Job Description: 

 

 

Technology & Engagement Librarian

College of Law Library

Public Services

GSU Log# 19-131

Georgia State University College of Law currently seeks applications for the position of Technology & Engagement Librarian.

Situated in the heart of downtown Atlanta and surrounded by business, government, nonprofit, and cultural organizations and as part of a comprehensive research university, the College of Law provides a vibrant environment for gaining practical experience and engaging in interdisciplinary research. Located in a beautiful new building, the College of Law is committed to providing an excellent and affordable legal education to a diverse student body and promoting legal scholarship and service. The College of Law currently enrolls approximately 650 students in its full-time and part-time day and evening programs.

Reporting to the Associate Director for Public Services, the Technology & Engagement Librarian coordinates digital initiatives and outreach for the law library, provides reference services using print and online resources, provides classroom instruction, and may directly supervise graduate research assistants (GRAs).

Responsibilities of the position include providing reference service, teaching, and creation and maintenance of electronic resources including the institutional repository, website, and research guides. The Technology & Engagement Librarian may supervise graduate research assistants (GRAs) as they complete library projects. The College of Law Library encourages professional service and scholarly research by its faculty.

Requirements for this position include a J.D. and M.L.S., or equivalent, from accredited institutions and demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Preferred qualifications include experience using library-relevant technology applications including ALMA and SpringShare products as well as familiarity with WordPress, web design, and consideration of user experience (UX).

College of Law librarians are full time-12 month non-tenure track faculty members and receive competitive benefits including annual and sick leave, medical and dental insurance, retirement programs, and tuition remission.

Application Procedure:

To review the complete position description, please visit https://law.gsu.edu/community/faculty/recruitment/opportunities/. Please submit electronically a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references, including at least one supervisor, to Kristina L. Niedringhaus, Associate Dean for Library & Information Services, at krisn@gsu.edu.

Review of applications will begin January 10, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment will be conditional on criminal and educational background verification.

We encourage applications from candidates who would diversify our faculty.  Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

CIP Discipline Code: 
Law
Legal Services (Admin code)
Library and Information Science
Degree Levels: 
J.D.
Masters
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

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Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator