April 25, 2011
Opening: Faculty Services Librarian, Duncan School of Law, Lincoln Memorial University.
Lincoln Memorial University invites applications for the position of Faculty Services Librarian, located in the Duncan School of Law in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Faculty Services Librarian is responsible for managing the Faculty Research and Document Delivery Services at the Duncan School of Law, including hiring, training and supervising student research assistants. Provide reference assistance, legal research instruction and collection development in a library comprised mostly of digital legal and non-legal information. Performs planning, administrative and technical tasks in support of public services of the LMU Law Library. LMU's hiring policies are in accordance with EEO regulations and policies. LMU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants should submit an LMU application for employment, a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, a resume, contact information for three references and official transcripts (if applicable) to Lincoln Memorial University, 6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway, Harrogate, TN 37752, Attention Pamela Lester. Electronic submissions are encouraged to firstname.lastname@example.org. LMU's hiring policies are in accordance with EEO regulations and policies. LMU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Internal Posting period expires Friday, April 22, 2011.
Job Summary: The Faculty Services Librarian will be responsible foor managing the Faculty Research and Document Delivery Services at the Duncan School of Law, including hiring, training, and supervising student research assistants.
Duties and Responsibilities: As part of the Library Information Services team, the Faculty Services Librarian will be required to perform traditional and virtual reference services for students, faculty, and staff; to provide bibliographic instruction; and to develop research guides and content for the law library’s webpage. Additionally, the Faculty Services Librarian will be expected to teach in the Lawyering Skills program. Other duties may be assigned on an as needed basis. This position may require weekend hours on a rotating basis.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Sound knowledge of legal systems and legal bibliography; strong research skills; excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; creativity and adaptability in the face of multiple simultaneous demands; and group instruction experience.
Required qualifications: A Juris Doctor from an accredited law school. A Master’s Degree in Information and/or Library Science from an accredited graduate school.
Preferred qualifications: Experience teaching legal research; experience and/or a strong interest in teaching legal writing; and experience conducting legal research in an academic, government, or private practice setting.