November 2, 2010
Opening: Electronic Services Librarian, Univ. of San Diego Legal Research Center
As a member of the public services team, the Electronic Services Librarian proposes and implements the Legal Research Center's (LRC) electronic information services and policies; investigates, procures and maintains electronic databases; provides outreach and training to students, staff, and faculty on these databases; insures the currency, flexibility, and appropriateness of these databases; coordinates activity and communication between the LRC, the law school, and information technology services to facilitate faculty access to and use of technology for instruction; advises reference librarians about electronic research innovations, tools, and techniques, particularly those useful in legal research and instruction; provides research and reference services to all LRC patrons; provides training and instruction in the use of legal research tools in all formats; produces bibliographies and research and informational guides for the use of LRC patrons; assists in the development, evaluation, implementation, and revision of public services research tools (including the LRC blog), policies, and procedures; gives tours of the LRC; surveys LRC collections to assist in collection development; supervises circulation staff and student assistants in the absence of other professional staff; takes on and oversees projects as assigned. Reports directly to the head of reference. Supervises circulation staff and student assistants in the absence of other professional staff.
Job Requirements (partial list):
- J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school
- M.L.S. degree from an ALA-accredited library school
- Law library experience
Salary: Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits
Benefits Package: The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, tuition remission, a 12% retirement contribution, and access to the on-campus Fitness Centers. Visit the benefits section of USD's website to view what USD has to offer at Finance & Administration: Human Resources: Benefits
Application Process: If interested, go to the University of San Diego job opportunities site to see a fuller description and qualifications, then complete the online application. In addition, upload a cover letter, resume, and 3 letters of reference to your application profile for the hiring managers' review. If you have any questions or difficulties please contact Rose Trujillo, Employment Services Supervisor, Human Resources Department, at (619) 260-2725 or hr(at)sandiego.edu.