June 23, 2006
Opening: Reference Librarian, Touro Law
The Touro Law Center Library is seeking candidates for the position of Reference Librarian. The successful candidate will provide reference and research services to students, faculty, staff, alumni, Friends and the broader legal community.
The Law Center is located in Huntington, on the scenic and historic north shore of Long Island, an hour away from New York City. The more than 40 full-time committed and enthusiastic law faculty members provide a practice-oriented educational curriculum to approximately 800 students in both full-time day and part-time evening programs. The library contains over 430,000 volumes and equivalents, and provides access to many electronic resources. The staff at present includes seven professional librarians and fourteen support staff members. Within six months, the Law Center will be moving to a new building in Central Islip. The new library will be a beautifully-designed, technologically up-to-date facility. More information on Touro Law Center is available at http://www.tourolaw.edu
Under the direction of the Head of Public Services, the librarian in this position will be responsible for providing reference service and research support, including: preparation of bibliographic guides; sharing reference desk hours; participating with the reference team in research training for law students; participating in regional and national professional organizations; and contributing to law library scholarship.
The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits include TIAA/CREF, medical and life insurance, and disability benefits. The Search Committee will review applications until the position is filled.
Required: J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school; MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA accredited institution; excellent writing skills.
Preferred: Knowledge of the Innovative Interfaces integrated library system and of web page design is desirable, but is not required.
Letters of interest, resumes, and three references should be sent to: James G. Durham, Head of Public Services, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center Library, 300 Nassau Road, Huntington, NY 11743. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Touro Law Center is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.
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