August 18, 2006
Opening: Lawyer/Faculty Services Librarian, CUNY School of Law
Duties: Law School Library Associate Professor/Librarian (Tenure Track) is responsible for faculty services. Such faculty services may include developing research profiles of faculty members, providing research assistance to faculty, coordinating library research assistants, assisting faculty research assistants, and coordinating with other librarians to support and promote current awareness services and the faculty liaison program. The faculty liaison program includes developing new initiatives for supporting faculty research and pairing librarians with members of the faculty.
Participate in the law school’s legal research instruction program (both print and computed-assisted legal research), primarily for all first year students. Participate in providing legal research instruction in specific subject areas. Develop and provide class research modules, and create documentation such as handouts, bibliographies, pathfinders, etc., especially in new subject areas.
Qualifications: MLS and JD are required. Teaching experience is a plus, preferably in legal research. Applicant must have the ability to meet the responsibilities of this tenure-track appointment, which includes publication. Academic law library experience, including reference instruction in traditional and computer-assisted legal research methods, collection development, and experience in the training and instruction of groups is strongly preferred. Good interpersonal and oral/written communications skills essential, as are a strong service orientation and ability to work well with others in a team atmosphere.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. [Law School Library Associate Professor: $49,521 - $79,220] Excellent fringe benefit package.
Full job description has been posted on the City University website at: http://portal.cuny.edu/cms/id/cuny/documents/jobposting/016812.htm#P-11_0
Send a letter of application, including a detailed description of education and work experience, curriculum vitae and three letters of reference to:
Ms. Maureen McCafferty
Assistant to the Library Faculty Search Committee
CUNY Law School at Queens College
65-21 Main St.
Flushing, NY 11367
The City University of New York
An Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action/Immigration Reform and Control Act / Americans with Disabilities Act Employer
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