September 29, 2006
Opening: Reference Services Librarian, Arkansas-Fayetteville
The Robert A. and Vivian Young Law Library, at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, is seeking a service-oriented and self-motivated candidate for our Reference Services Librarian. The Reference Services Librarian is an integral part of the excellent service the Law Library provides all of its clientele. This position is a tenure-track full-time appointment. The Young Law Library serves the University of Arkansas School of Law, which has a diverse student body of 450 students and thirty-two full-time faculty members. We are located in a vibrant Northwest Arkansas community surrounded by the scenic beauty of the Ozark Mountains.
Description: Full-time 12 month appointment in a law library faculty tenure-track position. Assists with reference services for the Law Center community. Salary range: $40,000-45,000. Excellent fringe benefits.
Responsibilities: Provide reference assistance to faculty, staff, students and the public. Assist in training staff, faculty and students in the use of legal information resources. Some teaching may be included. Assist Law Center faculty in developing instruction and presentation materials. Report to the Associate Director of the Law Library.
Qualifications: JD and MLS required. Law Library experience is preferred. Knowledge of legal resources and ability to work independently and as part of a team is important. Strong communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills are essential.
Application Process: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a resume and the names and telephone numbers of three references to :
Professor Herb Cihak, Director of the Young Law Library
University of Arkansas School of Law, Leflar Law Center
213-A Waterman Hall
Fayetteville, AR 72701-1201
or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications will be accepted without regard to age, race, color, sex, or national origin. Applicants must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States. All applicants are subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
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