July 6, 2005
Opening: Reference Librarian, Fordham
Fordham University School of Law Library will be performing preliminary interviews at AALL for its newly created reference position.
Position: Reference Librarian
Under the direction of the Senior Reference Librarian, participates as a member of the reference department team of eight professional librarians. Provides extensive general reference and research assistance to law students and faculty, develops and teaches online and traditional legal research instructional programs, authors research guides for the library's web site, actively participates in building the library's print and online collections through participation in acquisitions meetings and assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of reference and public services policies, procedures and publications. In addition, provides general reference, backup to the circulation department on as necessary and other duties as assigned.
M.L.S. or equivalent from an A.L.A. accredited library school and a J.D. from an A.B.A. accredited law school are required. Substantial knowledge of both traditional and online legal research systems [such as Westlaw, LexisNexis and web based legal and legally related information] is required. Experience gained through library school sponsored internship is preferred. Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team in a fast-paced environment is vital. Strong service orientation, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential. Evening, weekend and holiday hours are expected.
Please send a letter of application, a resume and the names of three references to: Kathleen A. McLeod, Ass. Law Librarian for Public Services, Fordham University School of Law Library, 140 W 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023 or email@example.com
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