May 23, 2007
Opening: Foreign, Comparative & International Law Librarian, Stanford Law School
The Foreign, Comparative and International Law (FCIL) Librarian is part of the team to support the Law School’s foreign, comparative, and international law curriculum and programs, and will be the key FCIL resource for students, faculty, staff and other users of the library. This is a senior position within the library, and contains aspects of both technical and information services. This position reports to the Library Director.
The FCIL librarian’s responsibilities will include the following:
•Provide all levels of reference and research services, specializing in reference assistance in the areas of foreign, comparative and international law to all users of the Law Library.
•Collaborate with faculty, staff, students and librarians to build a useful, dynamic collection of FCIL resources, in both print and electronic formats.
•Advise and provide international studies research guidance to Law School and undergraduate international students, and students interested in international law.
•Serve as the library’s FCIL liaison with faculty, students, LLM students, SPILS (Stanford Program in International Legal Studies), foreign visitors and others. Provide individualized research assistance to these groups.
•Staff the library reference desk and provide general assistance, in addition to specialized services. Also may be called upon on occasion to staff the library loan desk and provide basic loan desk services there.
•Work closely with the clinical programs, interdisciplinary program groups and research centers, providing individualized research assistance and developing training programs focusing on foreign and comparative law sources.
•Work on projects as assigned by the Library Director or Deputy Director.
J.D.or its foreign equivalent, and an MLS or its foreign equivalent. Relevant experience and knowledge of FCIL research. Fluent in English and a working knowledge of at least one other foreign language. Demonstrated excellent customer services and interpersonal skills. Must be able to excel in a collegial environment in which service to faculty and students is heavily emphasized. Must be self-motivated and possess a willingness to offer the highest level of reference and research services in support of the school’s research mission.
To learn more or to apply, please visit the Stanford Jobs website at http://jobs.stanford.edu/ and search for job # 25271.
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