May 4, 2007
Opening: Reference Librarian, UCLA School of Law
The UCLA Law Library is seeking candidates for the Reference Librarian position.
Responsibilities: Under the general direction of the Director, Reference and Research Services, Reference Librarians provide a very high level of in-depth reference and research assistance to the UCLA Law faculty. This level of commitment offers the librarian an opportunity to work closely with a number of different faculty members. Reference Librarians also participate as supervisors in the library’s faculty research assistant program to help monitor faculty projects and provide guidance and expertise to students. Reference Librarians teach legal research classes, including Advanced Legal Research, Legal Information Resources for the Information Studies graduate students, and other workshops and classes given throughout the year. Reference Librarians also conduct library orientation programs, prepare research guides, and perform reference desk service, which may include staffing the reference desk one evening per week and on occasional Saturdays. Reference Librarians may be assigned an area of concentration or to a project that varies according to library needs and the Librarian's individual talents and interests.
Required: Master’s degree in library and information science (or equivalent) and J.D. required. Relevant work experience in an academic law library OR professional legal experience required. Other substantial, related experience, degrees, or skills will be considered. Demonstrated competence in delivering legal research services and knowledge of legal bibliography and scholarly research. Firm commitment to law librarianship and to a high level of service for faculty and students in a demanding academic environment.
To Apply: Candidates applying by June 30, 2007 will be given first consideration. For full information on required qualifications, for the full posting, or for application procedures, please see: http://www2.library.ucla.edu/about/2188.cfm
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