The Kresge Law Library at the Notre Dame Law School is establishing a new Research & Access Services Librarian position.
Purpose: To manage the development and implementation of policies and workflows for Access Services. The position is designed for law librarians looking to gain experience in both management and instruction.
Oversee Circulation Desk operations and supervise staff.
Collaborate with the Notre Dame University Libraries to provide seamless access to Notre Dame's information resources.
Investigate emerging technologies to improve access and delivery of digital resources and services.
Participate in the faculty liaison program by meeting regularly with assigned faculty about their research interests, attending their workshop presentations, making recommendations on their behalf to the Collection Development Librarian, and training faculty research assistants.
Teach one section of the first-year introductory legal research course or an advanced legal research course based on the successful candidate's expertise and interests.
Other duties as assigned.
Initial interviews will be conducted at the Annual AALL Conference in Baltimore.
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JD from an ABA-accredited institution (or equivalent degree) and a MLIS from an ALA-accredited institution (or equivalent degree).
Knowledge of legal materials, research methodology, and current trends in the legal profession and law libraries.
Demonstrated awareness of current technology trends in the legal profession and law libraries.
Strong service orientation and awareness of end user needs.
Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students.
Enthusiasm, creativity, and eagerness to propose new projects and workflows.
Previous experience in an academic library setting, preferably an academic law library.
Experience with metadata issues related to the discovery of resources with next-generation discovery platforms and other web-based search engines.
Additional Salary Information: The salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a generous benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; 20 vacation days, and approximately 14 paid holidays; retirement options; tuition benefits for dependents; and access to University events. The Law Library underwrites individual membership in the American Association of Law Libraries and provides liberal support for appropriate conferences and workshops. Anticipated start date is January 3, 2019 or earlier.
About Notre Dame Law School Library
The Kresge Law Library at Notre Dame Law School has a talented staff, quality collection, and splendid physical facility which combine to make the law library one of the law school’s finest assets. The beautiful reading room with its Gothic-themed architecture is filled with natural light and features attractive study spaces. Located on four floors in the superbly-renovated Biolchini Hall of Law, the law library includes seating for 550 – with 150 individual study carrels. There are 26 study rooms for collaborative study. We hope that seated in these comfortable surroundings, assisted by knowledgeable staff, students will be inspired to do their best while preparing for class or conducting extensive research.