The primary purpose of the Reference and Research Law Librarian is to provide reference, research, and instructional services to law students, law faculty, and other library patrons by working with them to demonstrate legal research strategies and database searching techniques. The Reference and Research Law Librarian will provide reference and research services daily and will participate in evening and weekend rotations. Additionally, this position will serve as a law library liaison to law faculty, participate in reference and library team meetings, prepare new and update existing research guides, forms, and manuals in digital format, and perform other duties as assigned or required.
Qualifications: A J.D. degree from an ABA accredited law school is required. In addition, a Master’s degree in Library Science or M.L.I.S. from an ALA accredited college or university is preferred. Two (2) or more years of experience in an academic law library related to the above described duties preferred, although strongly related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
To apply please send cover letter and resume, including salary requirements, by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; by fax to (651) 290-8645; or by mail to Human Resources, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 875 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105.
Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.
About Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Mitchell Hamline School of Law was formed in 2015 by the combination of William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law. This extraordinary union brought together two law schools that have shaped Minnesota’s legal landscape for more than a combined 155 years, creating the top law school in the Midwest for students seeking a rigorous, practical, and problem-solving approach to legal education.
Mitchell Hamline School of Law provides a legal education grounded in legal theory and distinguished by exceptional practical legal training. A forward-thinking, independent law school with a history dating back more than 100 years, we have continually shaped legal education to be relevant to our students, their future clients, and the legal profession. We are committed to making legal education accessible and offer an unmatched number of enrollment options. Our students graduate prepared to put their degree into practice or use their legal training in the profession of their choice.