Research Services Librarian in the Law School Library

Position ID: 37183
Location
Institution: 
University of Georgia
College/Div/School: 
Law School Library
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
PVA#: 
201700452
New Position?: 
Yes
Job Class: 
Librarian I
Job Description: 

 

Position Information

Faculty Rank Librarian I
Posting Number 2017_00452F
Official Title LIBRARIAN I
Working Title RESEARCH SERVICES LIBRARIAN
Title Code 33000
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Department LAW SCHOOL LIBRARY
Salary Range Commensurate with qualifications and experience
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.

Degree Level Juris Doctor
Posting Date 09/22/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Law
Degree Levels: 
J.D.
Position Type: 
Faculty
Dates
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
Contact hiring institution for further details.
Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
Contact hiring institution for further details.
Status
Vacancy Status: 
ACTIVE

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University System of Georgia
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The University of Georgia
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Fax: (706) 542-2822
E-Mail: ch@uga.edu

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