The Alexander Campbell King Law Library at the University of Georgia School of Law is seeking applicants for a newly established librarian position toserve our faculty and students in our extensive clinical programs and to provide competitive research to the administrative offices of the School of Law.
Duties and Responsibilities of the Clinical Services and Research Librarian:
Serves as Clinical Faculty and Students Liaison
Maintain knowledge of legal research, current awareness, practice, technology, and reference tools for the clinical faculty
Regularly promote library services to the clinical faculty and students using a variety of communication methods
Answer requests for research and reference assistance from the clinical faculty and students.
Conduct research, analyze results, and provide findings to administrative offices in support of the strategic initiatives of the School of Law
Develop electronic news briefs for the School of Law
Communicate with the administrative offices of the School of Law to promote library resources and services
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
Answer faculty requests for research and reference assistance
Participate in the management of the law library by actively contributing to the planning, evaluating and implementing best practices for library services, resources and technologies
Participate in professional, scholarly and service activities
TO APPLY: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and a list of three references at http://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/29395. Applications received by September 7, 2018 are assured of consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Initial interviews may be conducted by phone or video chat. Position available: October 15, 2018. For more information, please contact the chair of the search committee, TJ Striepe, Associate Director for Research Services, firstname.lastname@example.org.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and an ALA-accredited master's degree in librarianship or information science. 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; demonstrated ability to work independently and collegially; at least one year experience as an attorney or librarian in a law firm setting; and demonstrated ability to provide classroom instruction.
Additional Salary Information: 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.
Internal Number: F0059P
About University of Georgia Law Library
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.
The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time... staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
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 (email@example.com). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.