The Alexander Campbell King Law Library at the University of Georgia School of Law seeks an enthusiastic and service-focused individual to serve as Student Services Librarian.
Duties and Responsibilities: The Student Services Librarian will:
Lead outreach and communication efforts related to law students, including:
Coordinate with librarians and staff to create, evaluate and promote innovative new library services, programs and resources for law students
Serve as primary liaison between the law library and the student body
Design and implement assessment measures to gauge student satisfaction with the library and to solicit suggestions for library improvement
Offer legal research instruction and reference assistance
Provide in-person and virtual research and reference services
Responsible for teaching for-credit legal research instruction such as 1L legal research, advanced legal research, and specialized legal research courses and participate in instruction planning
Develop instructional materials, tutorials, and guides to legal research
Coordinate and provide informal instruction such as class presentations, library tours, and continuing legal education seminars and manage the institutional programs for the law student community in collaboration with librarians, faculty and administrators
Participate in management of the law library by actively contributing to planning and evaluating and implementing best practices for library services, resources and technologies
Participate in professional, scholarly and service activities.
Application Procedure: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and a list of three references at https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/74138. Applications received by March 30, 2019 are assured of consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted by phone or video chat.
Minimum Qualifications: A J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and an ALA-accredited master's degree in librarianship or information science. For information on the criteria for the rank of Librarian I and Librarian II, please see http://libguides.law.uga.edu/c.php?g=489324&p=3348206
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies: 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 working with law students; demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively; and demonstrated ability to provide classroom instruction.
Additional Salary Information: Additional Salary Information: SALARY: Commensurate with experience BENEFITS: More information at http://www.hr.uga.edu/benefits
Internal Number: F0316P
About University of Georgia Law Library
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.
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.
The Law Library is committed to diversity in its staff and encourages all qualified persons to apply.
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, excellent 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.