January 9, 2007
Opening: Reference Librarian, University of Dayton Zimmerman Law Library
Requirements: Master's degree from an ALA-accredited library/information science school. JD from an ABA-approved law school. Knowledge of legal information creation, delivery, and organization. Working knowledge of personal computers and networked environments. Strong communication skills and a commitment to patron services. Ability to work independently and as an effective team member.
Preferred: Thorough knowledge of legal systems and legal profession. Understanding of the diverse nature of a law library's services. Familiarity with the full range of print and electronic legal resources. Working knowledge of web page evaluation and other educational technologies. Experience in the training and instruction of groups.
Duties: Promote and provide legal research and reference services for students and faculty of the University of Dayton School of Law and others. Provide instruction in the use of legal resources and legal research methodology. Assist the Head of Public Services in the creation of effective reference and public services policies and publications, including the Law Library web page. Keep current with available library materials and online sources in order to serve as a member of the Collection Development Committee. Maintain currency in law librarianship and information technology. Perform additional duties and special projects as assigned. The position may involve early evening hours and may involve some weekend hours. May assist with Circulation functions and supervision.
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications.
Deadline: January 31, 2007
The successful candidate for this position will join the law library staff in a newer, state-of-the-art building. Every staff workstation is networked and every seat in the law library has power and data connections or wireless access to allow network access to student, faculty, and staff laptop computers from anywhere in the library. Classrooms in the building accommodate advanced audio-visual presentations, as well as complete network access.
Send letter of application and resume to:
Thomas L. Hanley, Director of the Law Library
University of Dayton Zimmerman Law Library
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-2780
The resume should include the names and contact information for three persons you have requested to provide complete information to the Search Committee regarding your qualifications and suitability for the position for which you are applying.
Telephone: (937) 229-2444. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary (The Marianists), the University of Dayton is Ohio’s largest independent university and one of the nation’s ten largest Catholic universities. The University of Dayton is strongly committed to increasing diversity.
The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. W/M/D/V/DV are encouraged to apply.
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