June 5, 2008
Opening: Reference / Educational Technology Librarian, Syracuse University College of Law Library
The Syracuse University College of Law, H. Douglas Barclay Law Library invites applications for the position of Reference/Educational Technology Librarian.
Responsibilities: As a member of the reference team, take a leading role in the instructional initiatives of the library. Teach Westlaw, Lexis, and other traditional and emerging research sources. Primary emphasis will be on planning, implementing and integrating social networking tools and other new educational technologies into the library’s instructional programs. Develop subject specialties in conjunction with faculty liaison and collection development duties. Provide reference and research assistance, including some evenings and weekends. Other duties and projects as assigned.
Required Qualifications: Master's Degree from an accredited library and information science program, demonstrated knowledge of research techniques and demonstrated teaching skills. Strong commitment to reference service and instruction in a complex educational environment. Must possess a high degree of professionalism and the ability to both work independently and interact effectively with faculty, staff, students, and the public. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and 2-5 years experience in a law school, court or law firm library.
Syracuse University, founded in 1870, is a private, not-for-profit university, identified by the Carnegie Foundation as a large university with high research activity. It serves 10,000 undergraduates and 5,600 graduate students. The H. Douglas Barclay Law Library, http://www.law.syr.edu/lawlibrary/, is independent of the University Library System. It serves the College of Law's 700 students and 50+ faculty. As a Federal Depository Library, it also serves the general public and members of the legal community. The Law Library is a dynamic, collegial environment supporting a vibrant program of professional education.
The University's benefits package includes an 11% contribution to TIAA/CREF, health and dental plans, tuition remission, adoption assistance, insurance and other work/life options and benefits. The University offers a guaranteed mortgage-assistance program in targeted neighborhoods. For further information about benefits go to http://humanresources.syr.edu/benefits/.
This is an entry- to mid-level position. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on June 20. For more information and to apply for Job # 024071 go to: https://www.sujobopps.com. Please attach a cover letter and resume, including the names of three references, with the application.
Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
SYRACUSE, NEW YORK 13244-1030 ¨315-443-9560 ¨FAX 315-443-9567
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